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Awards and Honors:
2006 1st place, national competition, abstract category,
The Pastel Journal

Best of Show, 2003 Tennessee Teachers Exhibition,
Knoxville, TN

Mary Hawkins Clark 1st Place Award, Central South Regional Exhibition. Nashville, TN, 2003

Award of Merit, Dogwood Arts Festival 2003, Knoxville, TN, 2003

HM, Tennessee Artists Association Exhibition, 2003
Knoxville, TN

1st place, Tennessee Artists Association Exhibition 2002
Knoxville, TN

2nd place, Tennessee Artists Association Exhibition 2001
Knoxville, TN
International Award, Pastel Journal Award. The Northwest Pastel
Society's 15th Annual International Open Exhibition 2001,
Seattle, WA

Regional Award, Bronze Brush. 9th Annual Southeast Regional
Juried Fine Arts Exhibition 2001, Fort Walton Beach, FL

Regional Award, 36th Central South Art Exhibition 2001, Nashville, TN

6th Annual National Juried Exhibition Competition, 2001,
Germantown, TN


Award of Excellence, 2000 National Art Education Electronic
Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

TVA Purchase Award, Dogwood Arts Festival, Knoxville, TN,1999

Best of Show, Mayor's Gala Art Auction, Knoxville, TN 1999

National Award. Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Scholarship Foundation, Colorado Springs, CO, 1998

Merit Award, National Art Education Electronic Gallery, Washington,D.C., l998


Honorable Mention. Tennessee Teacher Exhibition, Nashville, TN

Honorable Mention. REINVENTING VENUS, Knoxville, TN, l998

National Award. Rauschenberg ART IS POWER, Washington, D.C., l997


Publications:
2006 The Pastel Journal, national publication
(April , feature artist for 1st place, abstract category)

2005 Homes & Living Magazine, Knoxville, TN
(February featured artist)

2003 Knoxville News Sentinel, Knoxville, TN

2001 City View Magazine, Knoxville, TN

1999 "State of Mind: The Artistry of Tennessee" calendar,
Phillips Printing, Nashville, TN
Lecture/Public Speaking Engagements:

Lecture. Ossoli Circle, Knoxville, TN
Tennessee Unitarian Church, Knoxville, TN

Education:
Ohio State University, Columbus, OH B.S. Art Education
University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, MS. Education