History

Recent Shows and Competitions

Awards

  • Richeson75 International Art Competition: 2020 Still Life and Floral (April 2020)

    • Finalist: "Jack and Diet Coke" and "Jack of Hearts" (Hard cover exhibit book and online edition)

  • Richeson75 International Art Competition: 2019 Still Life and Floral (April 2019)

    • Finalist: "Car Jack" (Hard cover exhibit book and online edition)

  • 2017 International Online Fall Competition - National Oil & Acrylic Painters' Society

  • Richeson75 International Art Competition: 2018 Still Life and Floral (April 2017)

    • Finalists: "Jack of Diamonds", "Jack of Clubs" and "Black Jack" (Hard cover exhibit book and online edition)

  • People's Choice - Body of Work - 2018 Experience Art Rapids

  • The Artist's Magazine's 34th Annual Art Competition

    • Finalist: "Jack of Diamonds" (March 2018 Issue)

  • 2017 International Online Fall Competition - National Oil & Acrylic Painters' Society

  • Richeson75 International Art Competition: 2017 Still Life and Floral (April 2017)

    • Finalists: "Jack of Diamonds", "Jack of Clubs" and "Black Jack" (Hard cover exhibit book and online edition)

    • Meritorous Award: "Jack on the Rocks" (Hard cover exhibit book)

  • Richeson75 International Art Competition: 2016 Still Life and Floral (April 2016)

    • Finalists: "A Pair of Jacks" and "Jack in the Box" (Hard cover book and online edition)

    • Meritorous Award: "Apple Jack" (Hard cover book)

  • Honorable Mention - The Body Eclectic - Lawrence Street Gallery - (February 2016)

  • Grand Prize Winner - Michigan Great Artist Competition - Oakland County, Michigan - (December 2015)

  • Top 25 Public Vote, Round 1: 2D Category - ArtPrize 7, DeVos Place Convention Center (October 2015)

  • People's Choice – “A Pair of Jacks” - Plymouth Arts Council "Duplicity" Exhibit (April 2015)

  • Best in Show: Acrylics - "A Pair of Jacks" - Plymouth Arts Council "Duplicity" Exhibit (April 2015)

  • The Artist's Magazine's 32nd Annual Art Competition

    • Honorable Mention: "A Pair of Jacks" (December 2015 Issue)

  • Best in Show - "Sky Jack" - Art in the Museum @ the Royal Oak Historical Museum (October 2014)

  • People's Choice – “A Pair of Jacks” - 16th Annual All Media International Juried Online Art Exhibition (July 2014)

  • Special Recognition – “A Pair of Jacks” - 16th Annual All Media International Juried Online Art Exhibition (July 2014)

    • Juror's Statement from the 16th Annual All Media International Juried Online Art Exhibition (July 2014)

  • Special Recognition – “Sky Jack” - 16th Annual All Media International Juried Online Art Exhibition (July 2014)

  • Special Recognition – “Favorite Things” - 16th Annual All Media International Juried Online Art Exhibition (July 2014)

  • Special Recognition – “It's All About Ewe” - 16th Annual All Media International Juried Online Art Exhibition (July 2014)

  • 1st place - Oils/Acrylics Division – “Throwing Shadows” - Sequim Arts – Sequim, Washington (1995)

  • 1st Place – Watercolor Division – “Mail Figures #1” - Olympic Miniature Fine Art Exhibit – Port Angeles, WA (1993)

  • 3rd Place – “Comic Relief” - White Dove Gallery, Tacoma, Washington (1995)

  • Honorable Mention – Drawing Division – “Portrait of the Artist” - Clallam County Fair (1995)

  • Honorable Mention – Drawing Division – “Portrait of the Artist” - Sequim Arts – Sequim, Washington (1995)

Publications

  • Richeson75 International Art Competition: 2020 Still Life and Floral

    • Finalist: "Jack and Diet Coke"  and "Jack of Hearts" (Hard cover book and online edition)

  • The Best of Acrylic Painting Series: "AcrylicWorks 8: Ideas & Inspiration!" by North Light Books

    • "Car Jack" juried into the annual international compilation of top acrylic paintings

  • Richeson75 International Art Competition: 2019 Still Life and Floral

    • Finalist: "Car Jack"  (Hard cover book and online edition)

  • The Best of Acrylic Painting Series: "AcrylicWorks 6: Creative Energy!" by North Light Books

    • "Jack and Coke" juried into the annual international compilation of top acrylic paintings (Release date: April 2018)

  • Richeson75 International Art Competition: 2018 Still Life and Floral

    • Finalists: "Jack and Coke" and "Gutshot Jack"  (Hard cover book and online edition)

  • The Best of Acrylic Painting Series: "AcrylicWorks 5: Bold Values!" by North Light Books

    • "Apple Jack" juried into the annual international compilation of top acrylic paintings (Release date: April 2017)

  • The Artist's Magazine 34th Annual Art Competition" (March 2018 issue of The Artist's Magazine)

    • "Jack of Diamonds" was selected as an Honorable Mention in the Still Life/Interior category

  • Richeson75 International Art Competition: 2017 Still Life and Floral

    • "Jack of Diamonds" chosen for Title Page

    • Finalists: "Black Jack", "Jack of Diamonds" and "Jack of Clubs"  (Hard cover book and online edition)

    • Meritorous Award: Jack on the Rocks

  • The Best of Acrylic Painting Series: "AcrylicWorks 4: Captivating Color!" by North Light Books

    • "Apple Jack" juried into the annual international compilation of top acrylic paintings (Release date: April 2017)

  • Richeson75 International Art Competition: 2016 Still Life and Floral

    • "A Pair of Jacks" chosen for dust jacket

    • Finalists: "A Pair of Jacks" and "Jack in the Box"  (Hard cover book and online edition)

    • Meritorous Award: Apple Jack

  • "The Artist's Magazine 32nd Annual Art Competition" (December 2015 issue of The Artist's Magazine)

    • "A Pair of Jacks" was selected as an Honorable Mention in the Still Life/Interior category

  • The Best of Acrylic Painting Series: "AcrylicWorks 3: Celebrating Texture" by North Light Books

    • "A Pair of Jacks" published in the annual international compilation of top acrylic paintings 

  • “Best of Colored Pencil III” by Rockport Publishing

    • "Portrait of the Artist" published in an international compilation of best colored pencil art

  • “Portrait Inspirations” by Rockport Publishing

    • "Portrait of the Artist" published in an international compilation of best portrait art

Past Shows

  • July 1994 – Clallam County Fair, Port Angeles, Washington - Group Juried Show

  • August 1994 – 1st Annual Juan de Fuca Festival of the Arts, Port Angeles, Washington - Group Juried Show

  • August 1995 – 2nd Annual Juan de Fuca Festival of the Arts, Port Angeles, Washington - Group Juried Show

  • July 1995 - White Dove Gallery, Tacoma, Washington - Group Juried Show

  • June 1995 – Sequim Arts – Sequim, Washington - Group Juried Show

  • May 1995 – Oregon Society of Artists – Portland, Oregon - Group Juried Show

  • November 1994 – Issaquah Gallery – Issaquah, Washington - CPSA Annual Exhibit – Group Juried Show

  • September 1994 – North Light Gallery – Port Angeles, Washington - Art gallery and frame store - Solo Show

  • January 1994 – Port Angeles Fine Art Center – Port Angeles, Washington - “98362” - Group Juried Show

  • November 1993 - Amy Burnett Gallery, Bremerton, Washington - CPSA Annual Exhibit – Group Juried Show

  • October 1993 – Clallam County Art Gallery, Port Angeles, Washington - Two-Person Juried Show

  • Summer 1993 – Olympic Miniature Fine Art Exhibit – Port Angeles, Washington - Group Juried Show

  • June 1982 – Capital City Arts – Lansing, Michigan - Group Juried Show