About

Education: AA magna cum laude in Commercial Photography, Collin College, Plano, Texas 2015

Creative Writing Workshop: The Art of Storytelling, Richland College, Summer 2004, B+

 

Awards:

Georgetown Art Hop XV, Georgetown Texas, selected piece, October 2022

AASH Arcadia International Juried Art Show, Vol. 6, Tyler, Texas, October 2022

CCAN 6th Annual National Competition, Finalist, Abilene, Texas. Sept. 2022

GAVA Fall Art Exhibit, “Beautiful Things,” First Place, Photography, Gainesville, Texas, Sept. 2022

Plano Art Association’s annual 125 Art Show, First Place, Photography Division, June 2022

McKinney Performing Arts Center: Unique by Nature Show, Large Works Prize Finalist, March 2022

Conroe Arts League 7th Annual International, finalist, Conroe, Texas, March 2022

New Braunfels’ Fall into Arts Festival, Best in Category booth display, Oct. 2021

Georgetown Art Hop, Georgetown, Texas, selected piece, Sept. 2021

Del Rio Council of the Arts, f/22, Photography exhibit, 2nd and 3rd place, July 2021

Plano Art Association’s annual 125 Art Show, finalist, May 2021

Coppell Arts Center: Through the Lens Photography Exhibit, May 2021

McKinney Performing Arts Center: Unique by Nature Show, Large Works Prize Finalist, March 2021

Prairie Village Arts Council: The Art of Photography, finalist, May 2020

Plano Art Association’s 125 Art Show, First Place, 2018 Print Competition, Plano, Texas   

    Frisco Fine Arts, Ruby & Amber Show, Frisco, Texas Dec. 2018 

  Arcadia Art Show, Honorable Mention, Tyler, Texas August 2018

    Don’t Take Pictures, Exhibitions/Flora 2017

    Fairview Rotating Arts Program, Town of Fairview, Texas, 2015 

   Georgetown Art Hop, Georgetown, Texas, September 2014 

    Texas State Fair, Third Place Ribbon Winner, Dallas, Texas 2014 

Exhibitions:

Winnsboro Art & Wine Festival, Winnsboro, Texas, Nov. 2022

    Envision Arts: Wild West: A Contemporary Collective. Honorable Mention. March 2020

   New Braunfels Art Show, New Braunfels, Texas. Oct. 2019 

   South Street Art Festival, Arlington, Texas. Oct. 2019 

   Art on the Greene, Arlington, Texas. May 2019

   Plano Art Festival, Plano, Texas. April 2019

   Art on the Square, Frisco, Texas, March 2019 

   Walnut Hills Art Festival, Dallas, Texas. Nov. 2018

   Steinfest, Plano, Texas. Oct. 2018

   Plano Art Festival, Plano, Texas. April 2018 

   Craft the Night Away, Sherman, Texas. May 2017

   McKinney Trade Days, McKinney, Texas Dec. 2016

Expositions:

The Art Center of Waco 2021 -2022 Mobile Art Gallery, with artwork themed, Explore

   Gladys Harrington Library, Plano, Texas  Jan/Feb. 2019 and July 2018

   

Art Contribution:

ongoing with 50’s by the Fire, an Along the Hudson literary project, beginning in Sept. 2022

Reservoir Road Literary Review, Issue 10. Image, A Glimpse into Our Past

The Moving Force Journal, Issue 6, three pieces accepted, Fall/Winter 2022

High Shelf Press, Florence in Motion series, Issue XXXIX, Feb. 2022

Reservoir Road Literary Review, Issue 3. Image, The Last Time I Saw Her, June 2021

3elements Review, The Carnival Chariot Team, Summer 2014, pg. 113

Publications as Author:

    Art is All Around Us, Plano Profile, Feb. 2017, Article and Images

    Walk About Town, Addison Magazine, pg. 32, Oct/Nov. 2016, Story and Images

    Creeping Through the Watertower, Addison Magazine, pg 52, Oct/Nov 2015, Story and Images

    Chasing Ice, A Distinctive Style Magazine, pg. 26, Winter 2013

    Trees are the Lungs of the World, A Distinctive Style Magazine, pg. 23, Fall 2012

Arlington, Texas Art Show