Distinctions

DISTINCTIONS


 
SELECTED AWARDS & GRANTS

Artists Fellowship | Anderson Ranch Art Center, Advanced Printmaking Studio Critique
Presenter | 8th and 9th International Encaustic Painting Conferences, “Using Graphite and Wax”. Provincetown, MA
Co-Presenter | with Jennie Frederick. 7th International Encaustic Painting Conference, “Encaustic Prints with Kozo Fiber” Provincetown, MA 201
Panel Participant | Encoding and Decoding our Work, Sixth International Encaustic Painting Conference, Provincetown, MA
Award | La Vendéenne Award for Innovation, International Encaustic Artists, 2013
Award | Beauty and Its Opposites, 3rd Annual Encaustic Painting Conference, Beverly, MA. Juror: Nick Copasso, De Cordova Museum, 2009
Artist Fellowship | Virginia Center for Creative Arts Residency Abroad Program, Auvillar, France 2008
Artist Fellowship | Virginia Center for Creative Arts, Residency, Sweet Briar, VA, 2001
Award | One-person show, Best of Show, Contemporary Art 1999, Juror: Louis Grachos, Director, Site Santa Fe
Tamarind Printmaking Award | Contemporary ‘97, Juror: Louis Grachos, Director, Site Santa Fe, 1997
Faculty Development Grant | Institute of American Indian Arts to attend The Drawing Marathon, New York Studio School, 1995
Grant | Santa Fe Art Institute and IAIA, Residency with Elizabeth Murray, 1995
Grant | Santa Fe Art Institute and IAIA , Residency with Lynda Benglis, 1993
Award | The Louisiana Competition, Juror: Lowery Stokes Sims, Curator, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1987
Art in Public Places Endowed Commission | National Endowment for the Arts, 1986
Award | One‑person Show, Festival of New Works, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, 1985. Curator: Roberta Smith, New York Times
Installation Grant | The Last Ride, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, LA, 1985

 

RESIDENCIES

Anderson Ranch Art Center, Advanced Printmaking Studio Critique with Orit Hofshi
Moulin a’ Nef, Artist’s Residency in Auvillar France through Virginia Center For Creative Arts
R&F Handmade Paints, Kingston, NY, encaustic studies with Cynthia Winika
College of Santa Fe, encaustic studies with Richard Frumess and Pamela Blum
New York Studio School, The Drawing Marathon
Santa Fe Art Institute, Residency and Studies with Elizabeth Murray
Santa Fe Art Institute, Residency and Studies with Lynda Benglis
Virginia Center for Creative Arts | Artist’s Residency, Sweet Briar, VA, 2001

 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS & COMMISSIONS

United States Department of State | American Embassy, Johannesburg, South Africa
Agilent Technologies, Inc |  Palo Alto, CA
Children’s Hospital |  New Orleans, LA   
City National Bank |  Baton Rouge, LA
U. S. Department of State | American Embassy, Kampala, Uganda
Lowe Investments | Jackson, MS   
Novelle, Inc. | Provo, Utah               
R&F Handmade Paints |  Kingston, NY           
Jackson-George Regional Library | (NEA Art in Public Places Commission), Pascagoula, MS
Commission | Orrick, Herrington, and Sutcliffe, Menlo Park, CA,
Commission | United States Department of State, American Embassy, Kampala, Uganda   
Commission | Agilent Technologies, Palo Alto, CA