2004 Placed 5th in national competition Plein Air 2004 Show, Springfield, MO.

June 2004 Published in International Artist's Magazine's book How did you paint that? Landscapes

January 2006 Juror's Award Washington State Competition at Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Arts. Three pieces accepted and awarded a solo show in 2006

Published in the book, Crosscurents, October 2007 with 4 photos, 1 paintings and 1 etching

June 2008 Published in 1,000 Handmade Greetings: Creative Cards and Clever Correspondence by Laura McFadden, Deborah Baskin , a book by Rockport Press

December 2008 American Women Artists National Competition, Pasadena, CA Rogue Guirey Simpson Award

January 2009, Kaixin Photographic Competition winner, online website:

May 2009- National competition award online at 09IASRealism.htm

October 2009 Drawing published in Strokes of Genius 2: The best of drawing light and shadow

November 2009 Published in Southwest Art Magazine finalist of Under 21 over 31 competition

November 2009 Winner of the "Get on the Web" award for the American Women Artists national Competition.

April 2010 Published American Art Collector Magazine

June 2010 Jury Award- Women Artists of the West National Show

June 2010 Sucuan Family of the Kumeyaay Nation Award, Women Artist of the West Nat'l Show

December 2010 Published Cloth, Paper, Scissors, cardboard engraving published February 2011

Other Endeavors

1995 Wrote and Published An Artist's Palate

June 2004 Illustrated a children's book written by Martha Martin, Chipper the Heroic Chipmunk

In 2007 Illustrated Friendly Feathers, another children's book, written by Fran Smith.


Island Arts Council lifetime member

Women Painters of Washington

Artists of South Whidbey, past two-term president

American Artists Professional League

National Association of Women Artists

Oil Painters of America

Women Artists of the West

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