February, 2022: My small clay sculptures began being carried in the gift shop of the Fort Smith Regional Art Museum.
December, 2021: The Fort Smith Regional Art Museum has notified me that my original clay & acrylic art canvas titled “Firebird” has been curated into its annual Invitational. This is a regional art competition which will be on exhibit in the museum from February 4, 2022 – May 22, 2022.
December, 2021: My artwork has been published in a wonderful, illustrated coffee table poetry book titled “Living Large” by Earl Large.
November, 2021: My small clay sculptures and clay wall art began being carried in the gift shop of Terra Studios. Terra Studios is an established art destination for art gifts, outdoor art walks, and artist residencies, located in Durham, AR. Their website is: https://usingart.org/
September, 2021: My art illustrated a book cover for an Amazon Best Seller in its category, “Dairy Hollow Echo”. It is an Anthology of writings from the Writers Colony at Dairy Hollow in Eureka Springs, AR
September, 2021: Curated into Visionary Arts Studio in Eureka Springs, AR. Visionary Arts Studio is an art teaching studio and exhibit gallery.
May, 2021: Awarded 1st Place in the Art of Possibilities art show in Minneapolis, mixed media category. The annual Art of Possibilities art show is sponsored by Courage Kenny Institute. (Both canvases I submitted sold.)
May, 2021: Curated into Fenix Arts Gallery & Artists Collective in Fayetteville, AR. Fenix is a volunteer arts organization run by artists for artists.
April, 2021: Curated into the ANA Gallery in Rogers, AR, operated by the Artists of Northwest Arkansas organization. The ANA is a volunteer visual arts organization run by artists for artists.
July, 2020: Approved by Walmart to sell my art miniatures online on their website.
April, 2020: Invited by the Arkansas Ballroom Company to permanently install my art in their ballroom. Unfortunately, the ballroom shortly closed for COVID thereafter. The owners and I remain in touch, with plans to move forward with the permanent art installation when we are closer to normal ballroom activity resuming.
April, 2020: Art published in British GQ magazine, influenced by it having appeared in British Vogue previously. https://youtu.be/acxKl0L4VhA
March, 2020: Solo exhibit of 20 art pieces at Bentonville Public Library. The exhibit was, unfortunately, cut short by the COVID Pandemic. The Library closed the following week for COVID (and, as a side note, hanging the art there is most likely where I caught COVID myself, which months later inspired my painting “Lung Battlefield”). The Library has kindly said they plan on re-inviting me back in 2021 for a new exhibit.
March, 2020: Art Juried again into the Courage Kenny annual charitable fundraiser in Minneapolis. (Both giclée canvases sold.)
February, 2020: Invited by the Rogers, Arkansas Aloft Hotel to continue displaying my art in their lobby. We switched out the abstracts that I had on display there since June, 2019 with sea creature art.
August, 2019: Juried into Bastion Gallery’s “Relevance” exhibit, Fort Smith, AR. Exhibition runs August 9th- August 24th, 2019.
July, 2019: One of three Regional artists selected by the Aloft Hotel (Rogers-Bentonville, AR) for having art canvases displayed in the lobby for six months. Time frame: July, 2019 – December, 2019. (Ended up extended an extra year, with additional art from me).
July, 2019: Received an unsolicited request by Springdale, AR restaurant Mothership to display artwork on its walls, and agreed to do so.
July, 2019: Approved by the Bentonville, AR Chamber of Commerce for sponsorship by a local business for its quarterly City of Bentonville Art Stroll.
July, 2019: Artwork juried by curator into the Horses for Healing Fundraiser at Sassafras Vineyard & Winery, Springdale, AR.
July, 2019: Artwork included in Vol. 14 of Spotlight Contemporary Art Magazine.
June, 2019 – February, 2021: Representation by Art Ventures gallery and art studios, Fayetteville, AR.
June 2019: Published in Studio Visit Magazine’s Juried Volume 43
June, 2019: Included in Vol. 43 of Studio Visit Magazine, which is received by two thousand curators and gallerists throughout the Country as well as a growing base of collectors and enthusiasts. The artwork was jurored in by the Senior Curator of Newport Museum, Lisa Francine Weiss