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Awards and Honors

Artist Support Grant, 2021, United Arts Council of Raleigh and Wake County, Raleigh Arts, and the North Carolina Arts Council, a division of the Department of Naturaland Cultural Resources

1st Place, Illumination 2019, Cameron Art Museum, Wilmington, N.C.

Honorable Mention, Yadkin Arts Council 2019 Juried Exhibition

1st Place, 2019 Handcrafted, Maria V. Howard Gallery at the Imperial Center for the Arts Arts Center, Rocky Mount, N.C. Juror W. Earle, SECCA

Merit Award,2016 Scope, Visual Art Exchange, Raleigh, NC, Juror D. Fuller, Atlanta Contemporary

2nd Place, 2016 Wilson, N.C. POP, Nest Installation with Brenda Brokke

1st Place, 2015 Cameron Art Museum, Art of Illumination,  Wilmington, N.C.,

1st Place, 2015 POP Fuquay Varina, N.C. for Love Nest, Installation with Brenda Brokke

Best Cinema Inspired Artwork, 2015 Scrapel Hill Art Contest and Exhibit VI, Chapel Hill, N.C.

2nd place 2015 for Comfort Quilt, Visual Art Exchange, Common Goods show, Raleigh

3rd Place, 2014 NCAEA Exhibition, Meredith College, Raleigh, NC

1st Place, 2014 Latitude/Longitude, Visual Art Exchange, Raleigh, NC, Juror S. Harbage Page-UNCC

Honorable Mention, 2014 Move, Visual Art Exchange, Raleigh, N,C., Juror Dana Raymond-NCSU

Regional Artist Project Grant, 2012 United Arts Council of Raleigh and Wake County, Raleigh Arts, and the North Carolina Arts Council, a division of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources

Voted most inspirational teacher by the Apex High class of 2012

Selected to be a mentor -TICA, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago 2011

Best in Show - 2008 Art Educator Forum-international exhibit of art, by art teachers, Savannah College of Art and Design