1998--Artists Ask Artists--Ridge Art Association, Winter Haven, Florida

1999, 2001, 2003--winners group exhibitions--Lakeland Public Library

2004--Group artist wall mural project of Florida's history--The Bartow Historical Museum, Bartow,

2004-2005--Murals for Classroom--First Presbyterian Church, Lakeland, Florida


1999--Signature membership--The Florida Watercolor Society

Ridge Art Association

Bartow Art Guild

Lakeland Art Guild

Imperial Art Gallery

High Country Watermedia Society

Ashe Counry Arts Council

Selected juried competitions:

1999, 2001--Lakeland Art Guild--Honorable Mentions

2001--Orlando Museum of Art--My painting was chosen to commemorate Grandma Moses in the 21
st Century

2002--Florida Watercolor Society--Pathfinder Award

2002--Lakeland Art Guild--Peoples Choice Award

2003--Melvin Gallery @ Florida Southern College--Lakeland Art Guild--First Place

2003--WASH National and International Watercolor Show--Houston, Texas--Special Judges
Recognition Award

2003--Visual Art Center of Panama City--Honorable Mention

2003--Lakeland Art Guild--Merit Award

Purchase Awards:

2002--Lakeland Public Library--competition winner celebrating 75 years with the Diamond Jubilee

At the present time, the majority of my work consists of private commissions. My personal work is
displayed at j rowan galleries, inc. in Lakeland, Florida, and other galleries throughout the central
Florida region .
Juried Competitions

2008   Melvin Gallery—Second Place
2008   Florida Artists Group Acceptance
2007   Ashe County Arts Council-North Carolina
2007   Ridge Art Association---Award  of   Merit
2006   Lighthouse Center for the Arts-Tequesta, Florida-Merit Award
2005   Arts on the Park, Merit Award and Honorable Mention
2005   Bartow Art Guild--Best of Show
2005   Lake Wales Fine Art Exhibit, Best of Show, First Place-Watercolor
2004   “Granny’s Dolly”   Florida Watercolor Society   33rd Annual Exhibit-Gadsden Art
Center, Quincy, Florida
2004   Lakeland Art Guild, Merit Award
2003   “Wonder”  Florida Watercolor Society   32nd Anniversary Exhibit, Orlando City
Hall-Terrace Gallery, Orlando, Florida                               
2003   Visual Art Center of Panama City, Honorable Mention
2003   WASH National and International Watercolor Show-Houston, Texas, Special
Judges Recognition Award
2003   Lakeland Art Guild Melvin Gallery, First Place
2002   “River Man”   Florida Watercolor Society  29th Anniversary Exhibition-Appleton    
Museum of Art, Ocala, Florida
2002   Lakeland Art Guild, People’s Choice Award
2001   Orlando Museum of Art, My painting was chosen to commemorate Grandma
Moses in the 21st Century
2001   ”Good News”   Florida Watercolor Society  30th Anniversary Exhibition-Harriet      
W. and George D Cornell Museum of Art and History, Delray, Beach, Florida—
Pathfinder Award
1999    “Our Lacemaker”   Florida Watercolor Society   28th Annual Exhibition, Dunedin
Fine Art Center Gallery, Dunedin, Florida
1999    Florida Watercolor Society Signature Membership
1998    “Treasurers Bagged Daily”  Florida Watercolor Society Museum of Arts and
Sciences, Daytona, Florida
1997    “Meditation”   Florida Watercolor Society  26th Anniversary Exhibit, The
Melvin Gallery, Florida Southern College, Lakeland, Florida

Purchase Awards

2002   Lakeland Public Library, competition winner celebrating 75 years with the
Diamond Jubilee Award


2007    Maltz Dinner Theater-Jupiter, Florida
2005    Polk Community College-Fine Arts Gallery, Winter Haven, Florida
2004    Platform Florida-Reality and Illusion, Lakeland, Florida
2006    Jupiter Medical Center Exhibit-Jupiter, Florida   
1998   Artists Ask Artists-Ridge Art Association, Lakeland, Florida

Mural Commissions

2007   First Presbyterian Church-Classroom area
2006   First Presbyterian Church-Mural on canvas-Jesus and the Children
2004   Bartow Historical Museum Mural

Published recognition

2007   Spring and Fall issues
   My work was  recently published in the “Presence”:
   An International Journal of Spiritual Direction.     
2006   Artifacts Winter issue
2005   Artifacts Fall issue
2003   Artifacts Fall issue
2003   Artifacts Spring issue
1999   Artifacts April issue

Florida Artists Group
Florida Watercolor Society (Signature Member)
Lakeland Arts Guild Arts on the Park
Ridge Art Association