National Award Winning Artist

2019: Oil painting “Shackleford Banks Landscape” juried into Kinston CCA‘s 38th National Competitive Exhibition

2018: First place win for plein air watercolor “Poindexter Evening” in Arts of the Albemarle‘s Splash Plein Air Paint Out

2018: Second place win for plein air watercolor “Fall Shadows” in Orange County Art Commission‘s Paint It Orange paint out

2018: Watercolor “Blue Lantern” and Oil “Funny Girl Farm” displayed  at the NC State Fair

2018: Watercolor “Ropes” juried into North Carolina Watercolor Society’s 73rd juried exhibition. Juror:  Iain Stewart

2018: Watercolor “Two Worlds” juried into the Annual Juried Show of the Fine Arts League of Cary

2018: Solo show of watercolors and oil paintings at the Arts of the Albemarle in Elizabeth City

2018: Two watercolors: “Fallen” (12×16) and “Blue Lantern” (16×20) in NC Watercolor Society‘s central region exhibition at the Sertoma Arts Center

2018: Two watercolors: “One” (20×26) and “Solitude” (16×20) juried into Litmus Gallery‘s Exposed: Nudes in Art 2018

2018: Watercolor painting “Two worlds” (26×20) juried into North Ridge Art Gala

2017: Second place win for “Winter Watch” Plein air watercolor painting at the Arts of the Albemarle Splash paint out

2017: Sponsor’s Choice Award for plein air watercolor “Eternal” in Orange County Arts Commission‘s “Paint it Orange” plein air paint out. Three plein air paintings in the Hillsborough Arts Council show. Juror: John Beerman

2017: Published in Fall issue of 27587 Magazine

2017: Town of Cary‘s 2014 Lazy Daze official commission featured on the cover of Select Traveler magazine (July- August issue)

2017: Watercolors “Apex” and “Apex Evening” displayed at the Halle Cultural Center in Apex as a part of Watercolor Society of North Carolina’s Central region group show

2017: Watercolor “The Altar” juried into North Carolina Watercolor Society’s 72nd juried exhibition. Juror: Mary Whyte

2017: Plein air watercolor “Farmer’s Market” and oil “Chatham Street” are part of Town of Cary‘s En Plein Air event

2017: Oil painting “Girl with a dog” juried into 311 Gallery‘s national juried show Pets & People

2017: Best river scene for  “Flood” oil painting in Kinston‘s annual Plein Air paint out

2017: Third place for “Kinston Morning” watercolor in Kinston‘s annual Plein Air paint out

2017: Second place for “Neuse River Walk” acrylic painting in Clayton‘s Paint the Town contest

2017: Painting “Morehead Morning” is 31st Commemorative Poster for North Carolina Seafood Festival

2017: Group show with Watercolor Society of North Carolina‘s Central Region at Campbell House Galleries

2017: Oil painting “Summer Green” juried into Cary Gallery Of Artists‘ Small Treasures show

2017: Figurative watercolor painting “Abstract Dream” juried into 311 Gallery‘s Abstract Matters show

2017: Watercolor painting “Raleigh Warehouse District” published on the cover of Wake Living Magazine‘s spring issue

2017: Group show with Urban Sketching Group at the Contemporary Art Museum (CAM) in Raleigh

2017: Watercolor “Winston-Salem Autumn” juried into Watercolor Society of North Carolina‘s central region show

2017: Juried into Arts of the Albemarle as an artist member for 2017

2016: Watercolor painting “Fog” accepted into Pitt County Arts Council‘s national juried show Schwa.

2016: Two oils and two watercolors accepted into plein air group show at the Artspace

2016: First place win and Judge’s choice award for “Christ Episcopal Church” Plein air watercolor painting at the Arts of the Albemarle Splash paint out

2016: “Free Range” (16×20 Oil on linen) and “Carolina Beach Day” (11×14 oil on linen) accepted into 2016 NC State Fair professional Juried show

2016: “Carolina Summer Sky” accepted into North Carolina Watercolor Society’s annual juried show

2016: Second place win in annual Kinston Plein Air paintout for “Wet Day in Kinston” (Kinston CCA)

2016: Solo show at the Holly Springs Cultural Center

2015: First place win in annual Kinston Plein Air paintout. Winning painting “Rainy Day in Kinston” was poster for 2016 Kinston BBQ Festival

2015: Second place win in annual Beaufort Plein Air paintout

2015: Second place win in Clayton’s Paint the town competition

2015: Third place win in annual Elizabeth City Plein Air paintout (Arts of the Albemarle)

2014: Solo show of State Fair & Wake Forest paintings at the Fidelity Bank of Wake Forest

2014: Chestnut Creek School of Arts Judge’s Choice Award for Plein Air painting

2014: Featured artist for Town of Cary‘s 2014 Lazy Daze Festival.

2013: “New Bern Morning”, “Dry”, “Driftwood”, and “State Fair” juried into Visual Art Exchange exhibits

2013: “Departed” watercolor juried into Tipping Paint Gallery’s Still Life painting contest

2013: Featured Artist at The Cotton Company in Wake Forest, NC

2012: “Blue Ridge Landscape” and “State Fair” Juried into 2012 North Carolina State Fair

2012: “State Fair” accepted into Visual Art Exchange’s annual NC Landscape Juried Show “Scope”

2012: Best 2011 Entertainment at an Event NACE award for “Drake & Dash” Live Wedding Painting

2012: Honorable mention for “Yates Mill” in Jerry’s Artarama’s Soho Painting Competition

2012: Honorable mention for “Blue Ridge Landscape” in Jerry’s Artarama’s Lukas Painting competition

2012: Honorable mention for “State Fair” and “Quilts” in Jerry’s Artarama’s Turner Gouache competition

2011: Honorable mention for “Pursuit of Light” oil painting in Jerry’s Artarama’s Lukas competition

2010: “Concert at North Hills” watercolor won Best In Show award in North Hills Plein Air competition

2010: “Parrot Store” watercolor won third place in Kinston CCA 2010 paint out

2010: “State Capitol” and “Raleigh Downtown” watercolors juried into Raleigh City Museum’s plein air exhibition

2010: “Yates Mill” won third place in “Mill as Muse” contest

2010: Jerry’s Artarama Turner contest- Honorable mention for “Beaufort Sunset” and “Been there” gouache paintings

2010: WSNC group show at Halle Cultural Arts Center

2010: Parade of Homes Plan Book Magazine cover contest (“Building Dreams” Watercolor)

2010: Halle Cultural Arts Center’s A Sense of Place juried exhibition (“State Capitol, Raleigh” and “Academy Street, Cary” Watercolors)

2009: Nature of Art Gallery

2009: “A matter of time” (oil) and “State Capitol, Raleigh” (Watercolor) juried into NC State Fair

2009: Winner in Jerry’s Artarama’s Lukas Contest (“A Matter of time” oil painting)

2009: Honorable mention in Jerry’s Artarama’s Charvin contest (“Redhead” and “Still life with Old camera” oil paintings)

2009: North Hills Plein Air Competition- first place in “Spirit of North Hills” (“North Hills fountains- III” watercolor)

2009: Open Sky Plein Air (Chapel Hill)- third place (“Sunday morning” watercolor)

2009: Kinston CCA (sold out)

2009: Clayton Center

2009: Wake Forest Art and Frame

2009: Raleigh Fine Arts Society

2008: Cary Art Loop

2008: Local Color Raleigh

2008: Harnett County Arts Council

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