Awards and Honors


Opus II won second place at the VAE's Annual Art Gala and Auction

Talk of the Town won !st Place in the Mixed Media category at the Moore County Annual Art Festival, Bob Rankin, Juror.

Moonlight Lake won an Honorable Mention at the Wayne County 40th National Art Show, Luana Luconi Winner, Juror.


Haiku won Second Place at VAE's  yearly show, Contemporary South. Mary Anne Redding, Juror. 


 Alice Dreams won a Merit award from the jury @ VAE's For the Love of Art Auction and Gala.

Terra was selected to be one of the 4 pieces to be part of the Live Auction for DAG's Sweet Arts Art Auction and Gala.

With A View was awarded an Honorary Mention award @ FALC's 20th Juried Art Show.

Amadeus II won First Place at the Appetite 4 Art gala @ CAM, juried by Leah Goodnight.

Toccata & Fugue won 2nd place at Artspark 2015, Leslie Noell of Penland School of Crafts, juror.







Alice Dreams won 2nd. Place at The Junior League of Raleigh's annual art show; Carolina Color.

Rory Parnel and Melissa Peden, jurors.









Getting Ma Swagger on won 2nd. Place at The Junior League of Raleigh's annual art show.

Rory Parnel and Melissa Peden, jurors.


Carolina Quarterly (UNC-Chapel Hill) featured my B/W mixed media work in the Winter 2012 Issue (vol.62. No. 3)  







Won 2nd Place prize for No Man's Land @ Durham Art Guild's 57th Annual Juried Show. 

Linda Daugherty, juror.


Won "Best in Show" for Desert Sky @ North Ridge Country Club's Art Gala, juried by Linda Daugherty, curator of Contemporary Art at The North Carolina Museum of Art.


Voted Jerry's Artarama's Artist of the Month for April 2011.





Lukas watercolor painting contest, Jerry's Artrama, Raleigh, NC for Misty Sunset.


Won Third Place Prize at CGA's Small Treasures Exhibition for Cloudburst.

Bob Rankin, Juror




Won Merit Award at VAE's Scope Show for Storm over Cape Hatteras.

Tom Grubb, Juror






Won second place award at VAE's Movement & Music for Toccata & Fugue I.


Selected as featured artist for Cary's 2007 Spring Daze Arts & Crafts Festival with Leaves.


Portals II was selected to be the art for official postcard for the 8th Annual Women's Health Research Day in Chapel Hill, NC.


Leaf Mandala was selected to be the cover art for Creations Magazine, New York.


Purple Mountains was chosen by the Art in Embassies Program to be exhibited in the US Embassy in Dushanbe, Tajikistan through 2010.






Won second place award for The Third Day at The Fine Arts League of Cary’s' 2006 Members Show.

Eric McRay, Juror


Won Honorable Mention for 365 Days at the VAE's Text & Numbers Show.


Sweet Home Cary was selected to join in the Cultural Exchange Program with our sister city, Markham, Canada.

Bob Rankin, Juror


Muses II wins the Cary Visual Art purchase prize at The Fine Arts League of Cary's 12th Annual Juried Exhibition.



Public Collections


PPD, Worldwide Headquarters, Wilmington, NC

First South Bank, Washington, NC

The Town of Cary, NC

Piedmont Research, Morrisville, NC

RBC Plaza, Raleigh, NC

North Ridge Country Club, Ral. NC

Armor Investment Advisors, LLC, Raleigh, NC

CoStar Group, Wash. DC

J B Duke Hotel, Fuqua School of Business, Duke University, Durham, NC





Professional Affiliations


The Visual Art Exchange, Raleigh,

North Carolina Museum of Art

The Raleigh Fine Arts Society, Raleigh, NC

Joe Rowand Art Gallery, Chapel Hill, NC

Durham Art Guild, Durham, NC

Saxapahaw Artists, Saxapahaw, NC

The Fine Arts League of Cary, Cary, NC

The Cary Art Loop, as one of the founders

The ArtsRamble of the Triangle, writer

Apex Arts Council

Artsource Fine Art, Raleigh, NC

Art in Embassies Program, Wash. DC.

Artsee Magazine

The ChromaZones, abstract painters group

Cary Visual Art, Cary, NC

Works of Heart, the Triangle's Art Auction Against AIDS

Midtown Art Consultants

Artspace, Raleigh, NC





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