Awards and Exhibitions

  • 2017 1st Place Quick Draw Florida's Forgotten Coast Plein Air
  • 2017 Honorable Irvine- Swinden Merit Award at Big Canyon Plein Air
  • 2017 Faculty Member & Presenter, Plein Air National Convention
  • 2017 California Art Club's Gold Medal Exhibition
  • 2017 American Impressionist Society's "Impressions" Small Works
  • 2017 Maui Plein Air Invitational AWARD from Revelite for "Favorite Local Hangouts"
  • 2016 “A Summer Idyll” Irvine Museum
  • 2016 Realism without Borders, VRFA
  • 2016 LPAPA Signature Show “Impressions”
  • 2016 American Society of Marine Artists National
  • 2016 American Impressionist Society National
  • 2016 Maui, Kern Arts, Forgotten Coast, Sonoma, Laguna, Easton, & Wild Side Catalina, Plein Air Invitationals
  • 2016 OPA Western Regional
  • 2016 OPA Salon Show, Castle Gallery
  • 2016 92nd Annual Hoosier Salon
  • 2015 Plein Air Magazine  Feature Article Nov/Dec
  • 2015 Fine Art Connoisseur “Three to Watch” July
  • 2015 Featured Artist Art of the West Magazine
  • 2015 Plein Air Easton! & LAGUNA Plein Air
  • 2015 AWARD Sonoma Plein Air
  • 2015 AWARD Maui Plein Air
  • 2015 Featured Artist ART.FOOD.HOME
  • 2015 Maynard Dixon Camp Out and Show
  • 2015 “Plein Air Painting Past & Present”
  • 2015 Kern County Plein Air
  • 2014 Fine Art Connoisseur “Marine Masters”
  • 2014 Southwest Art “Marine Art”
  • 2014 “Artist’s Sketchbook”, Gallery McCollum
  • 2014 Then & Now, Irvine Museum
  • 2014 California Museum of Fine Art
  • 2014 16th National American Society of Marine Artists
  • 2014 Sonoma Plein Air, Laguna Plein Air Invitational
  • 2014 California Plein Air Tradition, Gallery McCollum
  • 2014 Maui Plein Air Invitational
  • 2014 California Art Club Gold Medal Exhibition
  • 2014 Featured Artist Art4U.com
  • 2014 Featured Artist Art Cocoon
  • 2013 Outdoor Painter AWARD Laguna Plein Air
  • 2013 Maui Plein Air Invitational
  • 2013 Plein Air Masters, Paso Robles, The Studio
  • 2013 Southwest Art, Feb Cover & Feature Article
  • 2013“On the Water” California Art Club, Old Mill Gallery
  • 2012 American Impressionist Society Exhibition 2013 Golden West College Gallery Masters of Plein Air
  • 2012 Laguna Plein Air Invitational “Laguna Museum AWARD of Excellence”
  • 2012 American Impressionist Society Exhibition 2012 Maui Plein Air Invitational
  • 2012 California Art Club Gold Medal Exhibition 2012 Telluride, Sonoma, & Easton Plein Air
  • 2011 American Society of Marine Artists 15th National Exhibition 2 year Museum Tour
  • 2011 Laguna, Sonoma, Telluride, Aspen & Easton Plein Air
  • 2011 3rd place AWARD, Less Is More LPAPA Show
  • 2011 California Art Club Gold Medal Exhibition
  • 2010 American Impressionist Society Exhibition AWARD of Merit
  • 2010 Easton Plein Air, Vasari “Outstanding Oil” AWARD
  • 86th Annual Hoosier Salon
  • 2010 Plein Air Events: Maui, Borrego Springs, Sonoma, Telluride, Aspen, Easton
  • 2010 Paint America TOP 100 AWARD
  • 2009 California Art Club Gold Medal Exhibit
  • 2009 Aqueous IV, HM AWARD
  • Ventura County Maritime Museum
  • American Society of Marine Artists
  • 2009  Yosemite Renaissance Best of Show Award “Paint the Parks Top 100” Exhibition
  • 2009  Easton, MD Plein Air, 3rd Place Award
  • 2009   Pasadena Museum of California Art, “Gold Medal” Exhibit 2 works
  • 2009  Easton, MD; Telluride, CO; Borrego Springs, CA, Sonoma,CA & Laguna, CA Plein Air Events
  • 2008  “Yosemite, 13 Women of the West”, Knowlton Gallery, Lodi CA
  • 2008  Crystal Cove Invitational Honorable Mention Award
  • 2008  Just Plein Fun, Balboa Island, Best Brush - Off
  • 2008  Napa Valley Art Festival
  • 2008  Telluride, CO Plein Air, & Laguna Beach, CA Plein Air
  • 2008  Irvine Museum “Heritage Show” Honorable Mention Award
  • 2008   Pasadena Museum of California Art, “Gold Medal” Exhibit