Recent Honors

August 2016 Palos Verdes Art Center Artist Groups Exhibition,
          Ann Turner Memorial Award for "Springtime at the Marsh"
          awarded by Scott Ward, Executive Director of Armory Center for the Arts in Pasadena.

May 2016 Juror for San Diego County Fair Fine Art Exhibition Drawings and Pastels

Oct 2015 "Rejoice in Art" Exhibition Honorable Mention for "California Coast" awarded by Steve Shriver

Article in June 2015 issue of Southwest Art magazine, "Pastel Portfolio" by Bonnie Gangelhoff.

June 2015 Featured Artist at Destination: Art Studios/Gallery.

PSSC 6th Annual Members' Exhibition, March 2015, End of Day,
          Honorable Mention awarded by Richard McKinley.

"Site to Studio II" PAAR Exhibition at the Maloof Foundation, January 2015,
          Best of Show awarded by John Budicin, for The Plaza.

Grand Opening, Destination: Art, November 15, 2014.

"Local Color: Exhibition at the Loft", San Pedro, June 2014, juried by Jean Stern, Randy Higbee,
          3 pieces accepted: Sunset at Abalone Cove, PV and Redondo, Chapel by the Sea.

PSSC 5th Annual Members' Exhibition, April 2014, Blue Skies, 2nd Place Popular Choice Landscape.

"The Riverside Legacy: California Plein Air Paintings Past and Present" exhibit  comprised of select Plein Air paintings from the Riverside Art Museum’s permanent collection, featuring works completed by artists as early as the 1930s, and a choice selection of contemporary Plein Air artwork by RAM's Plein Air Artists of Riverside (PAAR) group. My painting, Historic California Citrus Grove accepted by juror Devi Noor, the curatorial assistant in the American Art department at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), and then Sold.  Dec 2013 - Apr 2014.

International Association of Pastel Societies Online Exhibition, Dec 2013, Truth.

"Home" Exhibition at Malaga Cove Library, December 2013, juried by Jean Stern, Randy Higbee, and Thomas Redfield,
          3 pieces accepted: Going Home, The Shed, End of the Day.

South Bay Focus Juried Exhibition, Torrance Art Museum, Dec 2013, Still Water.

Pastel Society of Southern California 4th Annual Members’ Exhibition, Manhattan Beach, CA, April 2013, Truth.

"Site to Studio Show" at Maloof Foundation Gallery, January 2013
          Third Place for Beautiful Back Bay and Lovely Day at the Bay, awarded by Jean Stern.

First Solo Show at Amore Vino, Torrance, CA November 2012.

Americana added to William Fletcher Collection, September 2012.

All Media Juried Exhibition, Palos Verdes Art Center, August 2012
          Docents’ Award for body of work, 2 pieces, Along the Road and Americana.

Small Treasures Juried Exhibition, Palos Verdes Art Center, August 2012, 3 pieces.

International Association of Pastel Societies 20th Juried Exhibition, Brea CA, August 2012, Going Home.

Pastel Society of Southern California 3rd Annual Members’ Exhibition, Manhattan Beach, CA, April 2012.

Plein Air Artists of Riverside Exhibition at the Riverside Art Museum, May 2012.

Pacific Arts Group Paints the Madrona Marsh Again, Torrance, CA June 2012.

Plein Air Artists of Riverside Quick Draw, February 2012
          Honorable Mention for Morning Shadows.

South Bay Focus Juried Exhibition, Torrance Art Museum, December 2011 and December 2010.

Randy Higbee Gallery 6x6 Juried Exhibition and Sale, Costa Mesa, CA,
          December 2013, December 2012, December 2011 and April 2011.

Palos Verdes Art Center Holiday Juried Exhibition, December 2011
          Ann Turner Award for Malibu Lagoon Sunset.

APC Fine Art Gallery Small Pieces Show, Torrance, December 2011
          3rd Place Award for Central Coast Looking North.

APC Fine Art Gallery "Paint a Letter to a Friend" Invitational Show, November 2011.

Colored Pencil Society of America Juried National Exhibition, Dallas, TX July 2011.

Pastel Society of Southern California 2nd Annual Members’ Exhibition, Manhattan Beach, CA, April 2011
          2nd place Landscape for Going Home.

Pacific Arts Group Paints the Madrona Marsh, Torrance, CA February 2011.

Pencil Paintings Exhibition of the Colored Pencil Society of America Los Angeles Chapter, Cypress Community Gallery, March 2011, 2010, 2009, and many previous years
          Honorable Mention for Ojai Valley at Sunset, 2009
          Honorable Mention for July 13, Avalon Bay, 2010.

Pastel Society of Southern California Inaugural Members’ Exhibition, Manhattan Beach, CA, April 2010.