Visual Art Resume

EXHIBITIONS & COMPETITIONS  

   59th ANNUAL DELTA EXHIBITION, Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR, 2017
   Oil Painters of America: 26th ANNUAL NATIONAL JURIED EXHIBITION, Eisele Gallery of Fine Art, Cincinnati, Ohio, 2017
   International Guild of Realism: WINTER SALON, The Marshall Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona, 2016
   FinalistINPA 7 - the 7th INTERNATIONAL PAINTING ANNUAL, Manifest, Cincinnati, OH, 2016 (published 2017)
   22nd ANNUAL REGIONAL ART EXHIBITION, Artist of Northwest Arkansas: The Art Emporium, Fayetteville, AR, 2016
   Finalist, Art Renewal Center: 12th INTERNATIONAL SALON 2016
   The Van Wolf Arkansas Artist AwardArt of the Heartland: NATIONAL JURIED PAINTING COMPETITION, Mena, AR, 2016
   Oil Painters of America: 2016 SALON SHOW, Castle Gallery Fine Art, Fort Wayne, IN, 2016
   Oil Painters of America: EASTERN REGIONAL, Eisele Gallery of Fine Art, Cincinnati, Ohio, 2016
   ANNUAL NATIONAL JURIED ART COMPETITION, South Arkansas Arts Center, El Dorado, AR, 2016
   International Guild of Realism: 11th ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL JURIED EXHIBITION, Gallery 1261, Denver, CO, 2016
   28th ANNUAL NATIONAL JURIED EXHIBITION, Texarkana Regional Arts & Humanities Council, Texarkana, TX, 2016
   Honorable Mention, THE GUN SHOW EXHIBITION, Drawl Southern Contemporary Art/Oxford American Magazine, Little Rock, AR, 2016
   Oil Painters of America: 25th ANNUAL NATIONAL JURIED EXHIBITION, Southwest Gallery, Dallas, TX, 2016
   31st TEXAS & NEIGHBORS REGIONAL ART EXHIBIT, Irving Art Association, Irving, TX, 2016
   The International Guild of Realism: MASTERWORKS MUSEUM TOURAlbany Museum of Art, Albany, GA, 2016
   Oil Painters of America: 2015 SALON SHOW, Beverly McNeil Gallery, Birmingham, AL, 2015
   Award of ExcellenceART OF THE HEARTLAND ANNUAL PAINTING COMPETITION, SouthWest Artists, Mena, AR, 2015
   "Inside & Out" Solo Exhibition, University of Arkansas at Fort Smith, Fort Smith, AR, 2015
   International Guild of Realism: MASTERWORKS MUSEUM TOUR, Appleton Museum of Art, Ocala, FL, 2015
   FinalistThe Artist's Magazine 32nd ANNUAL ART COMPETITION (Still Life Category), 2015
   International Guild of Realism: 10th ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL JURIED EXHIBITION, Principle Gallery, Alexandria, Virginia, 2015
   International Guild of Realism: MASTERWORKS MUSEUM TOUR, R.W. Norton Art Museum, Shreveport, LA, 2015
   2014 ILLINOIS RIVER SALON, Heart of America Artists' Association, Bentonville, AR, 2014
   Finalist & Finalist, The Artist’s Magazine 31st ANNUAL ART COMPETITION (Still Life Category), 2014
   "DAYLIGHT & DUNGEON" Solo Exhibition & Workshop, Bolton-Davis Gallery, River Oaks Square Arts Center, Alexandria, LA 2014
   Gwen & Harold Long Memorial Award20th ANNUAL REGIONAL ART EXHIBITION, Artist of Northwest Arkansas: Art Center of the Ozarks, Springdale, AR, 2014
   HOT SPRINGS REGIONAL ART COMPETITION, Hot Springs Fine Art Center, Hot Springs, AR, 2014
   Honorable Mention, 56th ANNUAL DELTA EXHIBITION, Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR, 2014
   Invitational Exhibition at the Arkansas Governor's Mansion, Little Rock, AR, 2014
   "AMERICAN STILL LIFES" National Museum Exhibition, R.W. Norton Art Museum, Shreveport, LA, 2014
   2nd Place10th ANNUAL DIAMOND NATIONAL ART COMPETITION, Hot Springs Fine Art Center, Hot Springs, AR 2013-2014
   "21st CENTURY: 5 DEGREES OF REALISM" Bossier Arts Council's Gallery Fine Art Center, Bossier City, LA, 2013-2014
   "CREATIVES RISING" See.Me: Digital Exhibition, New York, NY, 2013
   Finalist, Southwest Art Magazine ARTISTIC EXCELLENCE COMPETITION, 2013
   2013 ILLINOIS RIVER SALON, Heart of America Artists' Association, Bentonville, AR, 2013
   Oil Painters of America: EASTERN REGIONAL, McBride Gallery, Annapolis, MD, 2013
   "COMING HOME: AN EARLY RETROSPECTIVE" Solo Exhibition, Snyder Museum, Bastrop, LA, 2013
   Finalist & Finalist, The Artist’s Magazine 30th ANNUAL ART COMPETITION (Still Life Category), 2013
   Landscape Exhibition (with Marlen Waters) Bossier Arts Council's East Bank Gallery, Bossier City, LA 2013
   International Guild of Realism: 8th ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL JURIED EXHIBITION, Tempe Center for the Arts, Tempe, AZ, 2013
   Oil Painters of America: 2013 SALON SHOW, Crooked Tree Arts Center, Petoskey, MI, 2013
   Finalist, Art Renewal Center: INTERNATIONAL SALON 2012/2013
   IAC Award of Excellence28th TEXAS & NEIGHBORS REGIONAL ART EXHIBIT, Irving Art Association, Irving, TX, 2013
   CRITICAL MASS: NEA Funded Critic's Series, Shreveport Regional Arts Council, Shreveport, LA, 2013
   Oil Painters of America: 22nd ANNUAL NATIONAL JURIED EXHIBITION, Insight Gallery, Fredericksburg, TX, 2013
   BONAFIDE 2: Juried Roster Artist Exhibition, Shreveport Regional Arts Council, Shreveport, LA, 2012
   43rd NATIONAL JURIED RIVER ROAD SHOW, Louisiana Art & Artists' Guild, Baton Rouge, LA, 2012
   "YOURS, MINE & OURS" (with Diana Lynn Garrison), Magale Library Gallery of Centenary College, Shreveport, LA, 2012
   "POSSIBLE OBJECTS" (with Gladys Poorte & Pablo Taboada), Davis Gallery, Austin, TX, 2012
   Finalist, The Artist’s Magazine 29th ANNUAL ART COMPETITION (Still Life Category), 2012
   "STILL LIFES" Solo Exhibition, Taylor's Contemporanea Inc., Salon of Fine Art, Hot Springs, AR, 2012
   HOT SPRINGS REGIONAL ART COMPETITION, Hot Springs Fine Art Center, Hot Springs, AR, 2012
   Merit Award42nd NATIONAL JURIED RIVER ROAD SHOW, Louisiana Art & Artists' Guild, Baton Rouge, LA, 2011
•   Honorable Mention47th JURIED FINE ART SHOW, Beaufort County Arts Council, WashingtonNC2011
•   First PlaceJerry's Artarama: Talentcall, Open Artist Call Competition, 2011
•   NATIONAL JURIED SHOW, Southern Appalachian Artist Guild, Blue Ridge, GA, 2011
   Finalist, The Artist’s Magazine 28th ANNUAL ART COMPETITION (Still Life Category), 2011
   Finalist, The Artist’s Magazine 27th ANNUAL ART COMPETITION (Still Life Category), 2010 - Competition Spotlight, featured July/August Issue, 2011
•   Third Place45th JURIED FINE ART SHOW, Beaufort County Arts Council, WashingtonNC2009
•   Honorable Mention, ON THE WALL: EMERGING ENC, JURIED FINE ART SHOW, Emerge Art GalleryGreenvilleNC2009
•   Best in ShowFirst Place, & Honorable Mention44th JURIED FINE ART SHOW: Beaufort County Arts Council, WashingtonNC2008
•   Best in Show, & Honorable Mention43rd JURIED FINE ART SHOW: Beaufort County Arts Council, WashingtonNC2007
•   Honorable Mention39th JURIED FINE ART SHOW: Beaufort County Arts Council, WashingtonNC2003
•   Honorable Mention37th JURIED FINE ART SHOW: Beaufort County Arts Council, WashingtonNC2001
•   CCA '98 17th ANNUAL COMPETITIVE EXHIBITION, KinstonNC1998
•   26th ANNUAL COMPETITION FOR NORTH CAROLINA ARTISTS, FayettevilleNC, 1998
•   ARTS IN THE HOSPITALS, Purchasing Competition, MCV Hospital, RichmondVA1993
•   STATE OF THE ART '93, BostonMA1993
•   GALEX 27 NATIONAL JURIED EXHIBITION, GalesburgIL1993
•   Second Place, PUBLIC ART COMPETITION, BURROUGHS WELLCOME CO., GreenvilleNC1991
•   SOCIETY OF ILLUSTRATORS, NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP COMPETITIONNew YorkNY1986
•   Best of Show, & First PlaceMANSFIELD ART COMPETITION, MansfieldLA1982
•   Best of Show, First PlaceMANSFIELD ART COMPETITION, MansfieldLA1981
•   Best of Show, STUDENT ART COMPETITION, Monroe, LA, 1979
•   Best of Show, & First Place, NORTH LOUISIANA COTTON FESTIVAL, BastropLA1979
•   First Place, NORTH LOUISIANA COTTON FESTIVAL, ­­­­­­BastropLA1978

PURCHASE & COMMISSION HIGHLIGHTS 

   Arkansas Colleges of Health Education: College of Osteopathic Medicine, Fort Smith, AR, Multiple Artworks, 2017
   Permanent collection R.W. Norton Art Museum, Shreveport, LA: Keys to the Kingdom, 2015
   Leased image used in film "Catch Hell" directed by Ryan Phillippe, 2012-14
   Brookwood Baptist Church, Shreveport, LA: Corner Mural, 2012
   Atlanta Foods International, AtlantaGACorporate Artwork2011
   Brookwood Baptist Church, Shreveport, LA: Children’s Lowland Mural & Cabin FacadeCircles Mural, & Jungle Mural2010
   Atlanta Foods International, AtlantaGA2010 Catalog Cover
   Atlanta Foods International, AtlantaGA2009 Catalog Cover
   Parker & Becky Overton Residence (of Overton's Sporting Goods), GreenvilleNCInterior Murals
   Harkers Island Fishing Center, Inc., Harkers Isl., NC: Environmental Graphic Design, 2001
   MCV HospitalRichmondVACaribbean #1, 1993
   Pepsi Bottling Co.GreenvilleNCST. Thomas Series
   Pepsi Bottling Co.GreenvilleNCGreenvilleNC Plant
   
Burroughs Wellcome Co., GreenvilleNCGreenvilleNC Cityscape, 1991
   Burroughs Wellcome Co. East Carolina University Student Art Collection, GreenvilleNCIndustrial Series #1, #2, #3, 1989
   News Star - World Publishing Co., MonroeLAChristmas Painting
   Collected privately in the United States and Internationally 
 

PUBLIC ARTWORK PROJECTS 

   NEA funded Temporary Art Installations for "Discover Shreveport Common" via the Shreveport (LA) Regional Arts Council, 2011

DEMONSTRATIONS & JUDGING
   Workshop/Lecture/Judging: Hot Springs Area Cultural Alliance & Emerge Arts, "ARTS IN THE PARK", Hot Springs, AR, 2017
   Judging: Louisiana RiverArts 2015 Collegiate Art Contest: R.W. Norton Art Museum, Shreveport, LA 2015
   Workshop/Demonstration/Lecture: River Oaks Square Arts Center, Alexandria, LA 2014
   Demonstration/Lecture/Judging: "Creative Arts Connection" SPRING ARTS FESTIVAL, Bossier City, LA 2014
   Demonstration/Lecture: Marshall Art League, Marshall Fine Arts Center, Marshall, TX, 2013

PUBLICATION & PRESS HIGHLIGHTS
   INPA 7 - International Painting Annual: Volume 7, Manifest: Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center, Cincinnati, OH, 2016 (published 2017)
   Juxtaprose Literary Magazine: Volume 10 cover, 2016
   The Artist's Magazine: feature article "The Kingdom of the Origami Dragon Guy" November issue, 2014
   KLAX TV: television interview produced by ABC affiliate of Alexandria, LA, 2014
   Red River Radio: radio interview produced by NPR affiliate of Shreveport, LA, 2014
   ArtistsNetwork: F & W Media, 2013
   American Art Collector 96: October issue promotion for the Oil Painters of America's Eastern Regional 2013, & the International Guild of Realism's 8th Annual Exhibition, 2013
   Southwest Art Magazine: "Artist to Watch" feature August issue, 2013
   KSCL 91.3 FM: radio interview produced by Centenary College Radio, 2012
   The Artist's Magazine: "Competition Spotlight" feature July/August issue, 2011
   Newspaper Articles: Bastrop Enterprise (LA), Mansfield Enterprise (LA), The Sentinel Record (AR)

ORGANIZATIONS
   International Guild of Realism
   Oil Painters of America: Signature Member
   National Oil & Acrylic Painters’ Society
   Arkansas Artist Registry 
   Northwest Louisiana Artist Directory: Juried Roster Artist
   Mena Art Gallery/SouthWest (Arkansas) Artists, Inc.
   Arkansas Arts Center
 
GALLERIES & REPRESENTATION
•   Gallery Central, Hot Springs, AR
•   ClearedArtHouse (Art for Film & Television) represented by Danielle Halikias New Orleans, LA
 

EDUCATION 

   Accelerated Public Education Programs, Bastrop, LA
   Private Instruction: Anne Goss Nelson, Bastrop, LA
   Bastrop/Mansfield High Schools, 1983
   Bachelor of Fine Arts, Louisiana Tech University, 1988
   Partial Postgraduate Studies, East Carolina University

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