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 2024 Exhibitions, Events, & Awards

  • Transparent Watercolor Society of America, Kenosha Public Museum, WI, Signature Membership
  • American Impressionist Society Small Works Exhibition
  • Salmagundi Club of NY Annual Members Exhibition, John N Lewis Award
  • Watercolor USA, Springfield Art Museum
  • FabrianoInAcquarello, International Watercolor Exhibition in Bologna & Fabriano, ITALY, and Fort Worth TX
  • Wayne Plein Air (PA)
  • Cape Ann Plein Air, Massachusetts
  • Parrsboro International Plein Air Festival, Nova Scotia
  • Perkins Cove Plein Air, Maine
  • Plein Air LIVE, Faculty Auction
  • Plein Air Salon (Feb), Third Place Overall

2023 Exhibitions, Events, & Awards

  • American Impressionist Society Annual National Exhibition, Silver Brush Award of Excellence
  • Perkins Cove Plein Air (ME), First Place
  • San Diego Watercolor Society-Plein Air Exhibition, Honorable Mention
  • Mountain Maryland Plein Air, Third Place
  • North Carolina Plein Air, Merit Award of Excellence
  • Olmsted Plein Air Invitational (Atlanta GA), Best Architectural Award
  • Plein Air Easton (MD)
  • Cape Ann Plein Air (MA)
  • Salmagundi Club of NY, B&W Exhibition
  • Salmagundi Club of NY, Annual Members Exhibition
  • FabrianoInAcquarello, International Watercolor Exhibition in Bologna, ITALY

2022 Exhibitions, Events, & Awards

  • Plein Air Easton (MD), Best Watercolor Award
  • Olmsted Plein Air Invitational (Atlanta GA), Judges Award & Best Architectural Award
  • Cape Ann Plein Air (MA), Best Americana Award
  • Parrsboro (NS) International Plein Air Festival, Best Watercolor Award
  • Perkins Cove Plein Air (ME), Honorable Mention
  • Salmagundi Club of NY Annual Members Exhibition, Ogden Pleissner Award
  • PleinAir Magazine Salon Competition, Best Nocturne Award Runner Up, Apr 2022 for Day Into Night
  • PleinAir Magazine Salon Competition, Best Watercolor Award, Feb 2022 for North Beach & Russian Hill SF
  • Plein Air New Bern (NC)
  • FabrianoInAcquarello, International Watercolor Exhibition in Bologna, ITALY
  • PleinAir LIVE Faculty, Streamline Publishing
  • Streamline Publishing Podcast Interview with Eric Rhoads
  • Plein Air Easton Podcast Interview
  • Sketch Class Online with Winslow Art Center, Bainbridge Island WA
  • Pay-per-View Sketching Instructional Video Produced by Plein Air Easton

2021 Exhibitions, Events, & Awards

  • Plein Air Easton (MD) Award for Best Architectural Subject
  • Olmsted Plein Air Invitational, Atlanta GA, Judges Award
  • Mountain Maryland Plein Air, Cumberland Maryland, First Place Award in Quick Draw
  • Paint Grand Traverse (MI), Artfully Aging Award
  • Plein Air New Bern (NC)
  • Signature American International Watermedia Exhibition at the Fallbrook Art Center, CA
  • Salmagundi Club of NY Annual Members Show, John N Lewis Memorial Award
  • Salmagundi Club of NY Cityscapes Show
  • Breaking Glass, an exhibition of Varnished Watercolors, The Painting Center, New York NY, sponsored by Golden Artists Materials
  • Northwest Watercolor Society Annual Members Show, Seattle WA
  • San Diego (CA) Watercolor Society Plein Air Exhibition
  • FabrianoInAcquarello, International Watercolor Exhibition in Fabriano, ITALY
  • Crystal Moll Gallery, Summer Plein Air Show, Baltimore MD

2020 Exhibitions, Events, & Awards

  • National Watercolor Society’s 100th International Open Exhibition, Los Angeles CA
  • Transparent Watercolor Society of America’s Annual Exhibition, Edgar A Whitney Memorial Award of Excellence, Kenosha WI
  • Feature Article on my work in Feb/Mar 2020 Issue of Plein Air Magazine entitled “The City As Muse” by Bob Bahr
  • Plein Air Easton (MD), Chesapeake Maritime Museum Award
  • Olmsted Plein Air Invitational, Atlanta GA
  • Salmagundi Club of NY Spring Auction, Tuttle Memorial Award for Cityscape
  • Northwest Watercolor Society Annual Open Show, Seattle WA, Award sponsored by the Strathmore Paper Co
  • Philadelphia Watercolor Society 120th Annual International Exhibition of Works on Paper, Newman & Saunders Gallery Award
  • FabrianoInAcquarello, International Watercolor Exhibition in Fabriano, ITALY
  • Laguna Beach Plein Air Painters, Featured Artist May 2020
  • Parrsboro (NS) International Plein Air Festival, Third Place Award
  • Taught a 6-week Sketchbook Class at Chesapeake Fine Arts Studios, online with ZOOM. “Sketchbook Studies: Using Sketches to Prepare for a Painting”
  • Pittsburgh Watercolor Society Annual Open Exhibition
  • “Sketchbook Studies,” Demonstration presented by the Philadelphia Watercolor Society
  • Laguna Beach Plein Air Painters, Waterworks Exhibition
  • Louisiana Watercolor Society Annual Exhibition
  • Northwest Watercolor Society Members Show, Seattle WA
  • Watercolor Demo at Annapolis (MD) Watercolor Club
  • Crystal Moll Gallery, 10th Anniversary Show, Baltimore MD
  • “Cocktails & Conversation,” a live onstage and webcast 3-person panel discussion on the experience of participating in Plein Air Easton. Avalon Theatre. Followed by a Reception and Exhibition at Trippe Gallery, Easton MD
  • Chadds Ford (PA) Paint Out, Chadds Ford Historical Society
  • Taught a 4-week Watercolor Class at Chesapeake Fine Arts Studios, Stevensville MD. “Gaining Confidence with Watercolor”

2019 Exhibitions, Events, & Awards

  • FabrianoInAcquarello, International Watercolor Exhibition in Fabriano, Italy, Painting Demonstrator & Work Selected for the Traveling Exhibition
  • Plein Air Easton Quick Draw, Alumni Award with Invitation to PAE 2020
  • Salmagundi Club of NY Fall Auction, Mortimer E. Freehoff Award
  • Crystal Moll Gallery, Summer Plein Air Show, Baltimore MD
  • Crystal Moll Gallery, 4-Person Show, “Fab 4,” Baltimore MD
  • Finger Lakes Plein Air, Canandaigua NY, People’s Choice Award, Quick Draw
  • West Reading (PA) Plein Air, Honorable Mention
  • Parrsboro (NS) Plein Air, Best Nocturne Award
  • Paint It! Ellicott City (MD), Juror’s Award 5th Place
  • Chadds Ford Winter Paint-Out, Chadds Ford (PA) Historical Society
  • Pennsylvania Watercolor Society Online Member Show, Honorable Mention
  • Society of Watercolor Artists Juried International Exhibition, Fort Worth TX
  • Illinois Watercolor Society 35th National Exhibition, Outstanding Landscape Award and the Directors Choice Award
  • LPAPA Waterworks Exhibition, Ocean View Gallery, Laguna Beach CA
  • Northwest Watercolor Society, Seattle WA, FASO Artist Websites & Jack Richeson Materials Award
  • Watercolor Art Society-Houston, 42nd International Watermedia Exhibition, Houston TX
  • Louisiana Watercolor Society, 49th Annual International Exhibition, New Orleans LA
  • Pikes Peak Watercolor Society International Watermedia Exhibition
  • Adirondack National Exhibition of American Watercolors, View Arts
  • Hudson Valley Art Association, Old Lyme CT
  • Pennsylvania Watercolor Society’s PWS 41th Annual International Juried Exhibition, Jack Richeson and Creative Catalyst Award
  • Philadelphia Watercolor Society’s 119th International Exhibit of Works on Paper

2018 Exhibitions, Events, & Awards

  • Plein Air Easton (MD), Awarded Best Watercolor
  • Paint It! Ellicott City (MD), 1st Place
  • Mountain Maryland Plein Air, 2nd Place
  • Pennsylvania Watercolor Society’s 40th International Exhibition, Bronze Medal for Third Place and Induction to the Sylvan Grouse Guild
  • Art Renewal Center (ARC), Selected as a finalist in the Annual International Salon
  • Crystal Moll Gallery, Baltimore MD, Summer Plein Air Exhibition
  • South Street Art Gallery, Easton MD, Plein Air Group Show
  • Philadelphia Watercolor Society’s 117th Exhibition of Works on Paper
  • Mid Atlantic Regional Watercolor Exhibition, Blackrock Arts Center, Gaithersburg, MD
  • Hudson Valley Art Association, Old Lyme CT
  • Adirondacks National Exhibition of American Watercolor, View Arts,  Gurdon & Mildred Evans Memorial Award
  • Transparent Watercolor Society of America, 42nd Annual International Exhibition, Kenosha Public Museum (WI)
  • Red River Watercolor Society, 25th Annual National Juried Watermedia Exhibition, Hjemkomst Center, MN,  Holbein Materials Award
  • FabrianoInAcquarello, International Watercolor Exhibition in Fabriano, Italy

2017 Exhibitions, Events, & Awards

  • American Watercolor Society’s 150th Annual International Exhibition, Salmagundi Club, NYC
  • Adirondacks National Exhibition of American Watercolor, Old Forge NY, Dr. Donald & Helen Budd Burness Memorial Award
  • Salmagundi Club of NY Annual Non-Member Painting and Sculpture Exhibition, Thomas Moran Memorial Award
  • Pennsylvania Watercolor Society’s 39th International Exhibition, Honorable Mention
  • Philadelphia Watercolor Society’s 117th Exhibition of Works on Paper, Bonnie & Harrison vonDuyke Award
  • Exhibition of Watercolors at Hill Center Galleries, Washington DC
  • PleinAir Magazine Salon Competition, Best Watercolor Award Aug/Sept 2017 for Jefferson Market Gothic
  • Bucks County (PA) Plein Air Festival 
  • Chestertown (MD) RiverArts Plein Air Quick Draw Competition, People’s Choice Award and an Honorable Mention
  • Paint It! Ellicott City (MD), Quick Draw Competition, 2nd Place (non-juried artist)

2016 Exhibitions, Events, & Awards

  • Philadelphia Watercolor Society’s Annual International Exhibition
  • Salmagundi Club of NY Annual Non-Member Painting & Sculpture Exhibition, NYC
  • Pennsylvania Watercolor Society’s 38th International Exhibition, Mildred Sands Kratz Excellence in Realism Award
  • PleinAir Magazine Salon Competition, Best Watercolor Oct/Nov 2016 for River Traffic Pittsburgh
  • PleinAir Magazine Salon Competition, Best Watercolor Aug/Sept 2016 for City Hall Philadelphia

Other Exhibitions, Festivals & Awards

  • Manayunk Festival of Art, Philadelphia PA –Best of Show Award 2008, Best Painting Award 2014
  • McLean Project for the Arts, Strictly Painting Exhibition, McLean VA 2012
  • Contemporary Art Center of Virginia’s Annual Boardwalk Show –Best in Printmaking 2009
  • DC Commission on the Arts & Humanities Project, Emerge Art Walk Graphic Mural, Washington DC 2008

Memberships

  • Salmagundi Club of New York (SCNY), Artist Member
  • Transparent Watercolor Society of America (TWSA), Signature Member
  • Pennsylvania Watercolor Society (PWS), Signature Member, Sylvan Grouse Guild Medal
  • Philadelphia Watercolor Society (PWCS), Signature Member
  • Northwest Watercolor Society (NWWS), Signature Member
  • Laguna Beach Plein Air Painters Association (LPAPA)

Corporate & Professional Collections

  • United States Embassy, Nicosia, Cyprus
  • Royal Embassy of Thailand, Washington DC
  • United States Embassy, Swaziland Africa
  • Ritz Carlton Hotel, San Francisco, CA
  • Marriott Hotel, Crystal City, VA
  • Louis Berger International, Washington DC
  • U.S. Dept of Health and Human Services, Washington DC
  • Capitol Hill Park Hyatt Hotel, Washington, DC
  • Marriott Hotel, Brussels, Belgium
  • Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Washington DC
  • Jefferson Hotel, Richmond VA

Education

  • M.A. Architecture, 1990, University of Maryland
  • B.A. Graphic Design, 1981, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

More LINKS:

I was interviewed by Creative Catalyst Productions. Read HERE

Laguna Beach Plein Air Painters Featured Artist, May 2020. Read HERE