Watercolor Artist


Signature Member of the Virginia Watercolor Society (click)

I’m a Signature member of the Virginia Watercolor Society

I have recently been juried into the 2019 Virginia Watercolor Society 40th Annual Juried Exhibition to be held at WORKHOUSE ARTS CENTER IN LORTON, VIRGINIA and the 32nd Annual Shenandoah Valley Watercolor Society Exhibition held at the Park Gables Gallery in Harrisonburg, Virginia and I have also been juried into the 28th Annual Watercolor Exhibition of the Central Virginia Watercolor Guild held at the McGuffey Gallery in Charlottesville, Virginia.


One of my paintings "Speakeasy Blues" has been selected as the cover art for a new board game by Artana Games which will be available summer 2018.

One of my paintings on display at the Charleston International Airport for the South Carolina Watermedia Society National Digital Show Oct. 7 - Nov. 24.  And then will be traveling across the state of South Carolina for the next year.

One of my paintings was selected to be part of the Ella 100 Exhibition honoring the late, great Ella Fitzgerald. The exhibition will be at the Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center in Newport News, Virginia starting in April. After June, the exhibition will be traveling to Japan, China, Germany and France until April 2018. 

Two of my paintings were juried into BuyRVAart in Richmond, Virginia and received First Place, also the Central Virginia Watercolor Guild show at the Louisa Arts Center in Louisa, Virginia.  I am also showing in the 2018 Annual Shenandoah Valley Art Center show in June and July.  

I received an Honorable Mention in a national all-media painting contest by Turner artist paints for my Janis painting and an Honorable Mention in a national all-media show by SOHO Urban Artist paints for my Spit Shine painting.

My art is on display and for sale at the Co-Art Gallery in Staunton, Virginia and the Shenandoah Valley Art Center in Waynesboro, Virginia, Crossroads Art Center Gallery and BuyRVAart in Richmond, Virginia, Reid Street Gallery in Chatham, Virginia, Xanadu Gallery in Scottsdale, Arizona and on Fine Art America..

I currently have four paintings on display at the Augusta Health Urgent Care in Staunton, Virginia.

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