Awards and Grants

Selected Awards:

2016 Honorable Mention, Jonesborough’s Open Juried Art Exhibition, McKinney Center, Jonesborough, TN

2014 Third Place, Appalachian Art Show, Kingsport Art Guild, Kingsport, TN

2014 Honorable Mention, Jonesborough’s Open Juried Art Exhibition, McKinney Center, Jonesborough, TN

2008 First place and purchase award, “Exploring the 23rd Psalm” First Baptist Church Arts Festival, Nashville, TN

2008 Second Place, Appalachian Art Show, Kingsport Art Guild, Kingsport, TN

2007 Third place artwork, “Mockingbird” East Tennessee State University Student Art and Literary Catalogue

2007 Eudora Anderson Collegiate Award, Kingsport Art Guild, Kingsport, TN

2005 Selected to exhibit at the Lowe Gallery, CAA regional MFA students, Atlanta GA

2004 Honorable Mention, Bank Show, Reece Museum, Johnson City, TN

2002 Honorable Mention, Continuing Ed. Student Show, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2002 First Prize, Professional Category, Merchantville Spring Arts Festival, Merchantville, NJ

1998 Second Prize, “Art Blooms” Cherry Hill Arts Advisory Board, Cherry Hill, NJ

1998 Honorable Mention, Annual Student Show, Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA

Selected Grants:

2006 Awarded a studio assistantship in printmaking at Penland School of Arts and Crafts, Penland, NC

2004 Awarded a scholarship to study collographs at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN

1998-2000 Awarded a grant from the Violette de Mazia Trust to study at the Barnes Foundation, Merion, PA

1990 Awarded a scholarship to study painting at the Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN