Education and Experience


2006    BA Visual Art and Philosophy, Mount St. Mary’s University Honors and Distinctions

2017    Maryland Pastel Society Exhibition Chair, Shades of Pastel National Juried Show



2019 Art in Ellicott City Award

2019 Works on Paper Award, Wayne Plein Air

2018 Ellicott City Gino Award

2018 Wayne Plein Air “Plein Air Magazine” Award

2018 Chestertown Plein Air Best in Show, Artists Choice

2018 Brandywine Plein Air Second Place

2018 PASTEL 100 Honorable Mentions, Landscape and Figure

2018 North Carolina Pastel Society, Second Place

2017          Chestertown, MD Plein Air Best in Show, Artists Choice

2017          Wayne Plein Air, Third Place

2017          Dorchester Center for the Arts Plein Air Annual, Third Place

2017          Bucks County Plein Air Merit Award

2017          Int’l Association of Pastel Societies (IAPS) Bronze Award

2017          Ellicott City Plein Air, Third Place

2017          Adirondack Plein Air, Best Body of Work, Quick Draw First, Artists Choice

2017          PASTEL 100 National Juried Competition, Honorable Mention

2016          Carroll Arts Council National Juried Show, Second Place

2016          Mountain Maryland Plein Air Quick Draw Competition, First Place

2016          Chestertown Plein Air Competion Quick Draw, Second Place

2016  Frederick Plein Air Competition, Quick Draw, Honorable Mention

2016          Ellicott City Plein Air, Quick Draw, Peoples Choice Award, Honorable Mention

2016          Cambridge MD Plein Air Quick Draw, First Place

2015          Juried into National Shades of Pastel MPS Show

2015          Solomons Plein Air, Quick Draw, Honorable Mention

2015          Ellicott City Plein Air, Quick Draw, Second Place

2015          Frederick Plein Air, Quick Draw, Second Place

2015          Flag Pond Nationally Juried Show, Second Place

2015          Juried Into UART Online National Show


Exhibition Record

2019       Solo Exhibition, Delaplaine Arts Center, Frederick MD

2018        Solo Exhibition, Church Street Gallery, West Chester, PA

2018 Group Exhibition, Carroll Arts Center Westminster, MD

2018 Group Exhibition South Street Gallery, Easton, MD

2018 Group Exhibition, Nova Scotia Canada

2018 Pastel Society of UK Annual exhibition Mall Galleries, London

2018 North Carolina Pastel Society Exhibition

2017           Group Exhibition, South Street Gallery, Easton, MD

2017           Group Exhibition, Carroll Arts Center, Westminster, MD

2017           Connecticut Pastel Society National Show

2017           Maryland Pastel Society National Show

2017           IAPS National Show, Albuquerque, NM

2016           VMRC National Juried Show, Harrisonburg VA

2016           Carroll Arts Center National Juried Show, Westminster, MD

2016           Member Show, Maryland Pastel Society, Annapolis, MD

2016           Member Show, Carroll Arts Center, Westminster, MD

2016           Howard County Arts Council Juried Show: Ellicott City, MD

2016           Chestertown Plein Air Juried Show, Chestertown, MD

2015           Shades of Pastel National Juried Show, Washington, DC


Upcoming Events:

2019            Lighthouse Plein Air

2019 Door County Plein Air

2019            Olmsted Plein Air

2019 Saint George’s Island Plein Air

2019 Door County Plein Air

2019 Ellicott City Plein Air

2019 Sonoma Plein Air

2019 Bath County Plein Air

Gallery Affiliation

Gallery 99 Westminster, MD

District Gallery Knoxville, TN

Charles Fine Art, Gloucester MA