My Story

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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