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ART AWARDS AND PAINTINGS JURIED INTO
COMPETITIONS at Museums and Art Fairs NATIONALLY:
1992 & 1988-THE BOARDWALK ART SHOW, Virginia Beach, VA.--Sand Dollar Award 92,
Award of Excellence 88; for 4' x 8' watercolor landscape of Vineyard.
1992, 91, 88, 87--MAIN STREET SHOWCASE OF ART, Elkhart, IN.--one of ten $500
1991--FAIR ON THE SQUARE, Columbus, IN.--Best of Show Award.
1988 from 1982 --VILLAGE ARTS FESTIVAL, Amish Acres, IN.--Second Award
1988, Best of Show & Honorable Mention 1987, Best of Show 1985, First Prize
1983, Best of Show 1982.
1987--BLUEBERRY FESTIVAL, Plymouth, IN.--First place & Peoples Choice Award.
1987--OSHKOSH ART FAIR, Oshkosh, WI.--Second Award in Painting.
1987--WILHEIM TELL Exhibit, New Glarus, WI.--Honorable Mention, Watercolor.
1987 from 1982--LEEPER PARK ART FAIR, South Bend, IN.--3rd
Award in Painting in 1987, 1st
Prize Watercolor Painting in 1986, also
1985, & 1984, BEST OF SHOW AWARD in 1983, 1st
Prize Watercolor Painting in 1982.
1985 from 1981--THE SOUTH BEND ART CENTER, Inc., 12th
Biennial Local Art Competition: Oil
paintings exhibited both shows.
1985--OHIO RIVER ARTS FESTIVAL, Evansville, IN.--Watercolor Purchase Prize by
the ARTS AND EDUCATION COUNCIL of Evansville.
1985--ELKHART ART LEAGUES' Annual Spring Show, IN.--BEST OF SHOW, Watercolor.
1985 from 1979--MIDWEST MUSEUM of AMERICAN ART, Elkhart, IN.--3rd
Award and Merits, in 1979, in 1980, in
1981. Indiana Womens' Caucus for Art Exhibit 1981.
1984--LAKEFRONT ART FESTIVAL, Michigan City, IN.--Award of Excellence,
1983--ART IN THE SUN, 10th
Annual, Pompano Beach, FL.--1st
Prize in Watercolor Painting.
1983 & 1982--NATIONAL WATERCOLOR SOCIETY, CA.--Won Helen Wurdemann Award and
watercolor painting went on National Tour.
1982--WASHINGTON AND JEFFERSON COLLEGE 14th
National Painting Show: Accepted.
1991-SOUTH BEND ART CENTER, South Bend,
IN.--Taught Watercolor Painting class- Spring.
1986-INDIANA UNIVERSITY at South Bend, IN.--Taught Adult Education courses in
Spring / Fall sessions-Floral/Watercolor Painting
classes held inside City Greenhouse
(very popular location) approx. 25 students per class twice a day on weekends.
1986-1984-FERNWOOD NATURE CENTER, Niles, MI.--Taught Watercolor Painting (inside
and outside in gardens) Spring 1984, Spring/Fall 1985, Spring 1986, mixed ages.
1985-BICENTENNIAL MUSEUM & ARTS CENTER, Paris, IL.--Two week workshop, taught
Oil and Watercolor Painting classes.
1985-1982-ELKHART ART LEAGUE, Elkhart, IN.: Taught Watercolor Painting, mixed
ages. Fall session 1982, Spring 1984 &1985, Summer & Fall 1984.
1983-MIDWEST MUSEUM of AMERICAN ART, Elkhart, IN.: Taught 4 week Watercolor
1968-1971-INDIANA UNIVERSITY BLOOMINGTON, IN., BFA Major; married in Junior year
and had to find employment to pay for education
consequently, Senior year and degree postponed; Opened Natural Foods Restaurant/Gallery
1974 in Brown County, Indiana, see
2010óBELFORD UNIVERSITY, Awarded BFA & MFA degrees with
"Life Experience Credits".
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