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Some Important Juried Shows and Exhibitions:

National Sculpture Society’s “Annual Awards Exhibition”; 2002, 2003, 2004, & 2009

Society of Animal Artists Annual “Art and the Animal”:  2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2017, 2019

“Sculpture in the Park” (Loveland, CO): 2021 will be my 14th year of participation. 2021 will be my 6th year serving as a “mentor” for artists new to the show ( 4 or 5 are assigned to me each year).

“NatureWorks” Show & Sale (Tulsa, OK):  I participated in this show for thirteen years and was the featured artist in 2015.

“Art of the Animal Kingdom”; Bennington Center for the Arts, Bennington, VT.  2002, 2004, 2009, 2013, 2014, 2015.

American Women Artists Annual Exhibition:  2004, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019.

Awards

The Society of Animal Artists; the Marilyn Newmark Memorial Award, 2019 – for “Tea for Two?”

NatureWorks Show in Tulsa, OK, 2015 – Award of Excellence for “Ornate Box Turtle”

NatureWorks Show and Sale; Best Miniature Award, 2014 – for “Japanese Bantam Rooster”

International Exhibition on Animals in Art, Louisiana State University, 2010 – BEST IN SHOW for “Who’s
Looking at Who?”

International Exhibition on Animals in Art, Louisiana State University, 2007 – Honorable Mention for “The
Good Provider”

American Women Artists 2005 Annual Show – Best Sculpture/Runner-up to Best-in-Show – “Japanese Bantam
Rooster”

The Leonard J. Meiselman Memorial Award for Realistic Sculpture Executed in an Academic Manner at the
The 43rd Annual Art and the Animal Exhibition and National Tour held at the Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum in
Oradell, NJ for “Charlie and the Bug”

AVMA Award (American Veterinary Medical Association) at the International Exhibition on Animals in Art at
Louisiana State University for “Charlie and the Bug”.  “Charlie and the Bug” appeared on the cover of the
June 2003 the AVMA Journal.

Charlotte Dunwiddy Memorial Award for Animal Sculpture, Pen & Brush’s 16th Annual Sculpture & Medallic
Art Exhibition, New York, NY for “Spring Chicken”

Wayne Pomeroy Award at 2004 Sculptures in the Streets IV in Mesa, AZ for “Best Seat in the House”.

“Whisper on the Wind” (2004-2005) and “Fast Food Take-out” (2005-2006) were exhibited at the National
Geographic Society in Washington, DC

The Marilyn Newmark Memorial Award 58th Annual Society of Animal Artists’ Exhibition for  “Tea for Two?”

National Geographic Society, Washington, DC – 2005 – 2006.  Two pieces were selected for year-long installation in their sculpture garden.

 

Memberships

Society of Animal Artists; Signature member since 2003.  Executive board member since 2004.  Served as Board President from 2008 – 2013.  Have served as Treasurer since 2014.

American Women Artists; Signature member since 2004; was promoted to Master Signature member in 2016.  Served on the Executive board from 2014 – 2019, and as Treasurer from 2015 – 2019.

 

Permanent Public Collections/Installations

Na Aina Kai Botanical Gardens, Kauai, HI

The Wildlife Experience; Parker, CO

The Frederick Meijer Botanical and Sculpture Gardens, Grand Rapids, MI

Tulsa City/County Library, Tulsa, OK

Lafayette Public Library, Lafayette, CO

Cheyenne Botanical Gardens, Cheyenne, WY

City of Edmund, OK

Azalea Park, Summerville, SC

Quill Corporation, Palatine, IL

Waller Memorial Commission, Durand City Park, Durand, IL

Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art; Salisbury, MD

Benson Park, Loveland, CO

Galleries

Bier Art Gallery. Charlevoix, MI

Sage Creek Galleries, Santa Fe, NM

Deselms’ Fine Art, Cheyenne, WY