Awards  & Judging List

Painting Title--Medium--Award--Show, Location (Judge)

(BOS-Best of Show, WC-Watercolor, HM-Honorable Mention, and only awards since 2012 are listed here)

2019

  • Peace Like a River / 3rd Pro Pastel / Phillips County Art Show & Sale / (Judge Yelena Khanevskaya) &
     Juried into Nebraska State ANAC Show & 2nd Pro Pastel / Wray Art Show / (Judge Pat Samples-Ehrlich) 
  • Tired Winter Strong Hold / 2nd Prof WC / Phillips County Art Show & Sale / (Judge Yelena Khanevskaya) & 1st Pro WC / Wray Art Show / (Judge Pat Samples-Ehrlich) 
  • Spring Flourish / Transparent Watercolor / 1st Prof WC / Phillips County Art Show & Sale / (Judge Yelena Khanevskaya)
  • Top of the Seventh, Three Men On / Transparent Watercolor / 2nd BOS / Phillips County Art Show & Sale / (Judge Yelena Khanevskaya) &
     Juried into Nebraska State ANAC Show & 2nd Pro WC / Wray Art Show / (Judge Pat Samples-Ehrlich) 
  • Offered a Spring Watercolor Workshop with the Yuma Art Association
  • Judged the PSC Online Art Greeting Card Show
  • Judged the Cheyenne County Art Guild's Member Show
  • Attained Signature Status with the Pastel Society of Colorado (PSC)

2018

  • Morgan County Angular Moment / Pastel / BOS / Pastel Society of Colorado's Annual Calendar for 2019 / Jane Christie
  • Wash On 19 in Winter / Pastel / Juried in 14th Annual Mile High National Pastel Exhibition / PACE, Parker, CO (Judge Marla Baggetta)
  • Unfilling--Inside the Elevator / Transparent WC / First BOS, Wray Art Show, Wray, CO  (Judge Rebel Mahieu)
  • Lavender Fields II / Pastel / First Pastel / Wray Art Show, Wray, CO  (Judge Rebel Mahieu)
  • Old Farmsite at Sunset / Transparent WC / First WC, Wray Art Show, Wray, CO  (Judge Rebel Mahieu)

2017

  • Old Farmsite at Sunset / Transparent WC / 2nd in Honor of Walter & Olive Green, Colorado Watercolor Show, Foothills Art Center, Golden, CO (Judge Vladislav Yeliseyev)
  • Forgotten Grain Bins / Pastel / 2nd, National Greeley Art Exhibition, Greeley, CO (Judge Mark Bailey)

2016

  • Patterns Along the Big Thompson / Pastel / 1st Wray Art Show, Wray, CO (Judge Judy McElroy)
  • Shadow Play / Transparent Watercolor / 3rd, Wray Art show, Wray, CO (Judge Judy McElroy)

2015

  • Hard-Red-Winter Wheat Harvest / Pastel / Selected by Senator Gardner to represent the High Plains of Colorado in his office (2015-2017), Washington DC

  • Forgotten Grain Bins / Pastel / 1st Professional Pastel, Wray Art Show, May (Judge Jennie Dooley) 
    / HM, Grassland Inspirations Show at Michener Library, UNC, Greeley

  • Halsey Sanctuary / Pastel / 3rd, Yuma Art Show (Judge Dave Wagner, NJC Instructor)

  • Dubbert's Bank Barn / Transparent Watercolor / Salon de Refuses Show, Lincoln Gallery, Loveland, June
    / 2nd Professional WC--Wray Art Show, May (Judge Jennie Dooley) 
    / Juried into Lines Into Shapes Show, Estes Park, Oct-Nov (Judge Susiehyer)

  • Morgan County Angular Moment / Pastel / Award of Excellence, Association of Nebraska Art Clubs Annual Show, Traveling Show for 2015-16  
    / ​2nd Best of Show, Phillips County Art Show & Sale, 26-29 March (Judge NJC Art Instructor, Dave Wagner)

  • Sedgwick County Verdant View / Pastel / 1st Prof Pastel, Phillips County Art Show & Sale, 26-29 March 
    / 2nd, Yuma Art Show (Judge Dave Wagner, NJC Instructor)

  • Gulf Bound Reflections / Pastel / 1st, Yuma Art Show (Judge Dave Wagner, NJC Instructor)

  • Amherst Market / Transparent WC / 3rd, Yuma Art Show (Judge Dave Wagner, NJC Instructor)

  • Morning Light on Cerrito Blanco / Pastel / 3rd Prof Pastel, Phillips County Art Show & Sale, 26-29 March 

2014

  • Amherst Market / WC / Award of Excellence & 2014-15 Traveling State Exhibit, Association of Nebraska Art Clubs held at McCook (Judge Robert O'Brien)
    / HM, Cheyenne County Art Guild Member Show

  • Gulf Bound Reflections / Pastel / 1st, Wray Art Show
    / 2nd Cheyenne County Art Guild Member Show

  • Take Me Home / Pastel / 3rd, Wray Art Show 

  • Morgan County Angular Moment / Pastel / Juried into, 2nd Place & Chosen for Event Poster, 10th Annual Mile High International Pastel Exhibition at the Denver Public Library, 14 July to 30 August (Judge Albert Handell)
    / 1st, McCook Art Guild Show

  • Sandhill Road Cut / WC / Juried into National Greeley Art Exhibition at FMS Bank, 2-9 May (Judge Desmond O'Hagan)

  • Dubbert's Bank Barn / WC / Juried Into, HM, National Greeley Art Exhibition at FMS Bank, 2-9 May (Judge Desmond O'Hagan)
    / 1st, Cheyenne County Members Show at Sidney, NE, 14 April (Judge Ken Pledger)

  • Yavapai Yucca / Transparent WC / 1st Prof WC & 2nd BOS, Wray Art Show (Judge Mark Silvers)
    / BOS, Yuma Art Show (Judge Dave Wagner, NJC Instructor)

  • Red Fuel Tank / Transparent WC / 2nd, Wray Art Show (Judge Mark Silvers)

2013

  • Another 4020 Evening / WC / Juried into Colorado Watercolor Society Show at Foothills Art Center in Golden (Judge Thomas Schaller)

  • Yavapai Yucca / WC / HM, & 2013-14 Traveling State Exhibit, Association of Nebraska Art Clubs held in Alliance (Judge Desiree Hajny)
    / Juried into Artists Association of Northern CO, Ft. Collins (Judge Dennis Rhoades)

  • Take Me Home / Pastel / Juried into Artists Association of Northern CO, Ft. Collins (Judge Dennis Rhoades)

  • Kincaid Park Floral / WC / HM, Greeley Art Show at University of Northern Colorado Michener Library (Judge Diane Edwards)

  • Judge of Northeastern Junior College Student Show

  • Judge of Yuma Art Guild's Annual Art Exhibit

2012

  • Kincaid Park Floral / WC / 1st, Cheyenne County Art Show
    / 2nd, Wray Art Show
    / 1st, Yuma Art Show

  • Yavapai Yucca / WC / HM, Cheyenne County Art Show
    ​/ Best of Show &1st , Wray Art Show

  • Broad Stripes & Bright Stars / WC / 1st, Cheyenne County Art Show

  • Along Alaska’s Pipeline / Pastel / 2nd Best of Show, Wray Art Show
    / 2nd, Cheyenne County Art Show
    / Judges Choice, Best of Show, Yuma Art Show

  • Mount McDowell Spring /Pastel / 2nd, Yuma Art Show


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