Inducted into the Watercolor Honor Society in 2015 and featured in Watercolor Artist Magazine that year as a result. I qualified by winning best of show 2015 Watercolor USA. This included a two page article in Watercolor magazine that year. Won second prize overall in Plein air Magazine Plain Salon and as such the highest watercolor award nationally.for that cycle . I received a full page feature in the watercolor issue July 2021 in Plein Air Magazine. WHS honor is only achieved by winning best of show in a major exhibition of Watercolor (Juror Carol Waits 2015). Inducted into the California Art Club as member Jan 2020. Judge of Coos Art Museum Annual Exhibition 2013, Mendocino Art Center First Prize; 2010 Bold Expressions Honorable Mention; 2007 Watercolor West St Cuthberts Mill $200; 2006 San Diego Watercolor Society Richeson $200, 2005 Kentucky Watercolor Society $250; Fredericks 2004 Kentucky Watercolor Society Strathemore Award; 2004 Rhode Island Watercolor Society $200 Award; 2004 Society of Western Artists Second Award Oil; 2003 Society of Western Artists Second Award WC; 2002 Eastern Washington WC Society Silver Medal International Artist; 2002 Transparent Watercolor Society America Daniel Smith & 2002 Society of Western Artists First Award Oil; 2002 Society of Western Artists First Award WC; 2002 Wyoming Watercolor Society Second award; 2001 Wyoming Watercolor Society Presidents Award; 2001 Society of Western Artists Best of Show; 2001 Texas Watercolor Society Honorable Mention; 2000 Northwest Watercolor Society Merchandise Award; 2000 Georgia Watercolor Society Merit Award; 2000 Arizona Watercolor Society Merchandise Award; 2000 Pittsburgh Watercolor Society Aquamedia Award; 1999 Rhode Island Watercolor Society Honorable Mention; 1999 Northwest Watercolor Society Winsor Newton Award; 1998 Niagara Frontier Watercolor Society Honorable Mention, 1990 Niagara Frontier watercolor Society Dr. Micheal Hess Award; 1985 West Texas Watercolor Society Honorable Mention; 1985 Jade Fon Asilomar National Competition Purchase Award.
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