2006 Color Workshop with Thomas Nash
2004 Mural Painting with Tucker Cooke (UNCA)
1997 Portrait Seminar with Daniel Greene
1995 Portrait Painting with Tucker Cooke
1994 BFA UNC-Asheville
1973 BA Sociology UNC-Chapel Hill

2000 Recipient of Emerging Artist Grant, Asheville Arts Alliance


2011 "Pure Color - the Power & Versatility of Pastel" 3 woman show, Blackbird Gallery, Asheville NC
Art Kudos International online show - Holly Koons McCullough, juror
Pastel Society of American online exhibition (2 paintings)
Swananoa Valley Fine Art League Member Show Paul Harcharik, Juror, 1st place Pastel
2010  Appalachian Pastel Society National Pastel show- Ann Templeton juror, award
Art Kudos National Online Exhibition-Mitchell Albala, juror
Swananoa Valley Fine Art League Member show, Black Mountain Center for the Arts, award

2009 The American Artists Professional League, Inc., Eighty-First Grand National
Exhibition; Salmagundi Club, New York

2009 Southern Appalachian Coalition Vanishing Landscape Exhibit Blackbird Frame and Art Gallery

2009 One-woman show, Black Mountain Center for the Arts, Black Mountain NC

2009 Halpert Biennial, Boone, N.C. National Juried Visual Art Competition, Juror:
Terry Suhre, Director and Assoc. Professor, University of Missouri-St. Louis

2008 Swananoa Valley Fine Art League-juried(Wendy Outland)1st Place Pastel Division
Southeastern Pastel Society Exhibition, Atlanta, Ga.juried(William Hosner)

2007 Swananoa Valley Fine Art League-juried (Drew Deane)1st Place Pastel Division
Appalachian Pastel Society-juried (Luana Luconi Winner) 2nd Place Work Purchased by
Montgomery Museum of Fine Art, Montgomery, AL, for ArAuction '08
Solo Exhibition Asheville Gallery of Art (Artist of Month)
Swananoa Valley Fine Art League-juried(Sterling Edwards) Award

2006 Appalachian Pastel Society-juried, award

2005 Swananoa Valley Fine Art League-juried, award Grace Center Exhibition-juried, award

2004 Swananoa Valley Fine Art League-juried (Robert Tynes) Best of Show

2004 Grace Center Exhibition-juried, award

2003 Swananoa Valley Fine Art League-juried, award Grace Center Exbition-juried, award

2002 Grace Center Exbition-juried, award

2001 Biltmore Festival of Flowers-juried(Tucker Cooke)award

2000 Asheville Art League-juried,award

1997-2008 Annual UNCA Alumni Exhibition

1996 Solo Exhibition-"Windows on the Arts" Asheville Arts Alliance

1994 Solo Exhibition, Senior Exhibit, Owen Gallery
2012  The Laurel of Asheville - cover artist, April 2012
2009  Visual Art Guide - Best of American Pastel Artists  -Kennedy Publishing