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Portrait Society of America Members-Only Competition

I am so excited to share that my painting “Teresita” won 1st Place in the Non-Commissioned portrait category. As a long time fan of the Portrait Society of America it is very exciting to have my work recognized and given an award from such a prestigious organization.

Link to Website

 

Wausau Museum of Contemporary Art “Best in Show” 

I am so grateful to David Hummer of the Wausau Museum of Contemporary Art and juror Alyssa Monks for awarding my painting “My Mother and Her Daughter” Best in Show and a $10,000 Grand Prize along with an Award of Excellence from Fine Art Connoisseur for a half page article in their publication. Their support and recognition means the world to me and will allow me to continue pursue my passion as a painter and creator.

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Grand Opening Juried Exhibition

Wausau Museum of Contemporary Art curated by Alyssa Monks: 309 McClellan st. Wausau WI, 54403

October 6th – December 29th, open Tuesday thru Sunday at noon.

There will be an opening reception on October 7th where Alyssa Monks will announce the “Best in Show” and winner of a $10,000 Grand Prize. 

 

9th Annual Figurative Painting Competition

Lore Degenstein Gallery, Susquehanna University: 514 University ave. Selinsgrove PA, 17670

October 28 – December 10th 2017

There will be an opening reception October 28th from 7-9pm with juror Alia El-Bermani one of the original founders of Women Painting Women.


 

Past Events


 

89th Muskegon Regional Exhibition

Muskegon Museum of Art: 296 W. Webster Avenue Muskegon, Michigan 49440

September 28th – November 8th

There will be an opening reception Saturday, September 28th from 5:30-8pm. 

 Viewpoint 49

Cincinnati Art Club: 1021 Parkside Pl, Cincinnati, OH 45202

October 6th – November 4th, open Monday thru Saturday from 11-4pm

There will be an opening reception on Friday, October 6th from 7-10 pm.

Cincinnati Art Club Viewpoint 49 gallery

ArtPrize

Vote Code: 64972

DeVos Place Convention Center: 303 Monroe Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI

September 20th – October 8th

This exciting event takes place in multiple locations in Downtown Grand Rapids. I am fortunate to have seven pieces on display in the DeVos Place Convention Center. 

Grand Rapids Art Museum

In conjunction with Festival of the Arts my painting “Los Angeles Coexisting with Mexico City” has been included in the winners exhibition being held at the Grand Rapids Art Museum until September 6th.

Figure Painting Workshop

August 17, 24, and 31 (full)

This will be a 12-hour pose over 3 days. Students will learn fundamental approaches to painting the figure. We will be discussing all aspects of painting the same figure in multiple sessions. This is great for experienced and inexperienced oil painters. Visit the workshops and classes page for additional information including times, prices, and materials. 

Art as Protest

Orange County Center for Contemporary Art:  117 N. Sycamore St. Santa Ana, CA 92701

June 3rd – July 8th, 2017

There will be two receptions held on June 3rd and July 1st. 

Festival of the Arts

Kendall College of Art and Design: 17 Pearl St NW, Grand Rapids, MI

June 2nd – July 15th

There will be an opening reception on May 31st from 5-8 pm. The festival takes place June 2, 3, and 4th in downtown Grand Rapids. 

Closing ceremonies will be held on July 15 from 12-5pm. 

California Art Club: The Plein Air Perspective

Millard Sheets Art Center: 1101 W. McKinley ave. Pomona CA

November 5th, 2016 – January 28, 2017

There will be an opening reception on Saturday, November 5th from 5-7 pm

Overview: Master of Fine Arts Exhibition

California State University Fullerton: 800 N. State College blvd. Fullerton, CA

Gallery hours: November 26th – December 1st from 12 – 4 pm

There will be an opening reception Saturday, November 26th from 6-9 pm

International 2016/2017 Art Renewal Center Salon: Finalist

Art Renewal Center

Art Renewal Center Website

Plein Air at the Fair

September 7th – September 25th

Los Angeles County Fair Grounds: Millard Sheets Art Center

Orange County Visual Arts Show

July 15 – August 14, 2016

Orange County Fair Grounds: Visual Arts Building

 SoCalMFA

June 4th- July 1, 2016

Mllard Sheets Art Center: 1101 W. McKinley ave. Pomona, CA

There will be an opening reception June 4th from 6-10pm

Cast Of Crowns: Grand Opening Exhibition

April 30- June 1, 2016

There will be an opening reception April 30 from 7-10 pm

California Art Club: Gold Medal Exhibition

April 3- April 24, 2016

Autry National Center: 4700 Western Heritage Way Los Angeles, CA 90027

There will be an Artists Gala on Saturday, April 2 from 6-10 pm

California Art Club Website

Brea Art Gallery: MFA Biennial

January 23 – March 18, 2016

There will be an opening reception on Saturday, January 23 from  7-9pm

City of Brea Art Gallery Website

Orange County Register

NOAPS: Online International Exhibition

National Oil and Acrylic Painters Society

Gallery Website

B Minus Studios: Lineage

There will be an opening reception Saturday December 5th from 7-10 pm

American Art Collector Magazine

October Issue

Article Link

Women Painting Women: The Tales We Tell Together

RJD Gallery: Sag Harbor, NY

October 10 – November 22, 2015

Gallery page

Figural Movement: Poets and Artists Magazine

May Issue

Figural Movement

International 2014/2015 Art Renewal Center Salon: Finalist

Art Renewal Center

Finalist List

NOAPS Online International Exhibit Fall 2014

National Oil and Acrylic Painters Society

 Gallery Page

Sixth Annual Figure Painting and Drawing Exhibit

The Lore Degenstein Gallery, Susquehanna University: Selinsgrove, PA

Exhibition dates: October 18th – December 5th

There will be an opening reception Saturday, October 18th from 7 – 9pm

Gallery Page

Women Painting Women: 2014

Principle Gallery: Charleston, SC

Exhibition dates: September 5th -September 30th

                               There will be an opening reception September 5th from 5 pm – 8 pm                             

Principle Gallery Artists Page

National All Media Juried Exhibition

Chico Art Center: Chico, CA

Exhibition dates: August 15 – September 12

There will be an opening reception August 15 th from 5 pm – 7 pm

American Artist Professional League

Future Art Master’s Annual Student Show

American Artist Professional League

Received their top award and scholarship

The Figure Revealed

art-competition.net

Received “Honorable Mention”

Made in California

City of Brea Art Gallery:  Brea, CA 

Received ” Honorable Mention”

2nd Annual Small Packages

Art Beat on Main Street: Vista, CA

Received ” Honorable Mention”