Major Awards & Honors

  • Alabama Artist Fellowship/Craft 2012
  • Higher Education Art Educator of the Year, 2012, Alabama Art Education Association
  • Arts Advocacy Award, 2010, Alabama Alliance for Arts Education
  • Alabama Artist Fellowship/Craft 2009
  • Alabama Art Educator of the Year, 2009, Alabama Art Education Association
  • Marion Quinn Dix Leadership Award, 2008, Alabama Art Education Association
  • Perspectives Award of Excellence, 2006, Alabama Art Education Association
  • Higher Education Art Educator of the Year, 2005, Alabama Art Education Association
  • Staten Island Biennial Juried Craft Exhibition. $1,000 ATT Merit Award
    Staten Island, NY

Selected Exhibitions & Awards

  • 9th Annual International Shoebox Sculpture Traveling Exhibition.
    (Varied sites: Three year traveling exhibition)
  • Staten Island Biennial Juried Craft Exhibition. Staten Island, NY
  • Sticks and Stones. Mobile Museum of Art
    Mobile, AL (Two person exhibition)
  • George E. Ohr National Arts Challenge 2002. Paul Soldner, Juror
    The Ohr-O-Keefe Museum of Art, Biloxi, MS
  • Red Clay Survey Triennial. Huntsville Museum of Art
    Huntsville, AL
  • In the Beginning. Centenary United Methodist Church
    Danville, KY
  • Contemporary Alabama, Alabama Artists Gallery
    Alabama State Council on the Arts, Montgomery, AL
  • 13th Southeast Regional Fine Arts Exhibition
    Okaloosa Walton College, Niceville, FL
  • clay! National Ceramics Invitational Exhibition
    space 301 gallery, Mobile, AL
  • Second Annual Vasefinders Nationals
    Online electronic exhibition, Invited Artist
  • Hazelton Art League 40th Open Juried Exhibition. $300.00 Merit Award
    Hazelton, PA
  • New Generation: The Second Annual National Graduate Student Exhibition
    Habitat/Shaw Gallery, Flint Hill, MI
  • Smoky Hill River Festival of the Arts. $900.00 Merit Award
    Salina, KS
  • “Texture Show” at the Potter’s Gallery
    West Chester, PA
  • Kerygma and Journey: Reflecting on Process and Content, Solo exhibition
    Auburn University of Montgomery, Montgomery, AL
  • Sticks and Stones and Light. Montevallo University
    Montevallo, AL
  • 29th Annual Bi-State Art Competition. Meridian Museum of Art
    Meridian, MS
  • Nominated into SouthernArtistry: A Multi-disciplinary Showcase [online registry] of Outstanding Southern Artists.
    Southern Arts Federation; Atlanta, GA
  • Alabama Artists Fellowship/Craft, $5,000.00; Alabama State Council on the Arts
  • Alabama Art Education Association’s 2006 Perspectives Award of Excellence
  • Alabama Art Education Association’s 2005 Higher Education Art Educator of the Year