My Biography

Awards & Honors

Online Exhibition Fusion Art GallerySecond Place 2016American Art Awards Winning artist with 7 Awards Winner of the 2016 Masterpiece Award 2016Human NatureColors of Humanity Art Gallery Best of Show 2015Master Volume 11 Juried Art Publication Winner 2015New Perspectives Online Artshow Second Place 2015All Women Competition Light/Space/Time Gallery 7th place overall category 2014North Light Books Drawing Competition Strokes of Genius 7: Depth, Dimension + Space Winning Artist 2014Creative Quarterly 33 Winning Artist 2013Ann Metzger Memorial National All Media Exhibition St. Louis Artist Guild St. Louis, MO Juror Marla Prather Viola Longmire Memorial Cash Award 2012SCBWI Mentorship for Illustrators Program Mentored under Illustrators Todd Smith (2008)Richard Bernal (2004) Phyillis Harris (2001) SCBWI Conference Illustrator Artshow Winning Illustrator 2004SCBWI Conference Portfolio Competition Winning Illustrator 2006

Juried Exhibitions

Open Art Exhibition, Space & Time Gallery
Special Merit
2016
Annual Unthemed Exhibition
Still Point Gallery
Exhibiting Artist
2016
XXXlll The Exhibition
Art St. Louis 
St. Louis, MO
Juror Ann Coddington
Exhibiting Artist
2016
Online Exhibition
Light and Shadow
Fusion Art Gallery
Exhibiting Artist
2016
Black/White Exhibition
Urban Richie Gallery
Finalist
2016
18th Annual Faces Juried Online International Art Exhibition
Upstream People Gallery
Juror Laurence Bradshaw
Special Recognition
2016
Light/Space/Time
Open Art Exhibition 3D Category
Honorable Mention
2015
Art Kudos International Juried Art Competition & Exhibition
Finalist
2014
You Be the Judge Online Art Competition
Juror Brian Neher
Finalist
2013
Portraits Art Exhibition
Linus Galleries
Pasadena, CA
Finalist
2013
Art Kudos International Juried Art Competition & Exhibition
Juror Kara Rooney
Finalist
2013
85th Grand National Exhibition Online Art Show
Exhibiting Artist
2013

Competitions & Artshows

Creatures ReImagined Art Show
Impasto Art Gallery
Denver, CO
Finalist
2017
Atlas Society Art Contest
Finalist
2016
Waterscapes International Online Artshow
Fusion Art
Honorable Mention
2016
Colors of Humanity Art Gallery
Black/White
Noteworthy
2016
Seasons/Space/Time Gallery
Special Recognition
2016
Humankind
Foundry Art Centre
St. Louis, MO
Juror Eric Wieringa
Exhibiting Artist
2016
Art and the Senses
Linus Galleries
Finalist
2016
Creatures
Art St. Louis
St. Louis, MO
Jurors Heather Woodson and Charles Houska
Exhibiting Artist
2016
Noticing Nature
Foundry Art Centre
Juror Wayne Trinklein
Exhibiting Artist
2016
TRAC 2015 Online Art Competition
Third place
2015
Faces of Humanity
ArtCompetition.net
Honorable Mention
2015
Anything Goes Art Show
St. Peters Cultural Art Center
St. Peters, MO
Third Place over all category
2014
3 x 3
The Magazine of Contemporary Illustration
Honorable Mention Exhibiting Illustrator
2014
Creative Quarterly 36
Exhibiting Artist
2014
The Senses
Linus Galleries
Pasadena, CA
Finalist
2014
Art Comes Alive
Exhibiting Artist
2014
My Best Artwork
Collaboration of Artists
Finalist
2013
Spring Online Competition
American Women Artists
Rockwall, TX
Finalist
2013
Black/White Art Expo
Infinity Art Gallery
Juror Susan Lowdermilk
Award Winner
2013
Race Judicata
t-shirt design contest
Honorable Mention
2011
Race Judicata
t-shirt design contest
Honorable Mention
2010
Race Judicata
t-shirt design contest
Honorable Mention
2009
SCBWI Conference Illustrator Artshow Finalist
2004
Missouri Cultural Art Center Artshow Finalist
2003
SCBWI Conference Illustrator Artshow Finalist
2002