Lifelong resident of South Carolina
Associate Degree in Drafting and Design
Drew house plans and produced blueprints
Took Drawing and Digital Photography classes at Winthrop University and the University of South Carolina as an adult student
Participates in workshops with artists from across the country
Took art classes at Corley Mill Art for 5 years
Included in an art issue of "Discover Columbia Magazine"
Had a painting included in an exhibit at Columbia Museum of Art
Juried into the SC State Fair Fine Arts competition every year I've entered
Won awards and sold paintings at State Fair
In 2015, won 2nd place at the SC State Fair Fine Arts Show for painting on canvas and 3rd place for mixed media painting.
Has been commissioned to paint landscapes, portraits, and pet portraits.
Has had paintings in galleries in Augusta, GA and Columbia, Lexington, and Cheraw, SC
Took photography workshop in Sedona, AZ with photographer Lou DeSerio (who studied with Ansel Adams)
Has been selected several times as artist-in-residence for South Carolina State Parks.
Accepted into ArtFields in Lake City, SC in 2016
Selected as artist-in-residence at Hot Springs National Park in October, 2016
Selected as artist-in-residence at Mesa Verde National Park in Colorado in May, 2018
Has paintings in the National Park Systems art collection