Exhibitions and Awards

2019 Four Morphologies- Art Ventures, Fayetteville AR

2018  Best of Show, 24th Annual Artists of NW Arkansas Regional Exhibition1997 Colored Pencil Society of America Chicago Exhibition- The Palette and Chisel

2016  22nd Annual Artists of NW Arkansas Regional Exhibition

2013 Justice and Mercy Exhibition, Park City Presbyterian Church, Dallas TX

2003 1st Place, Louie Award -Greeting Card Design, New York, NY

1999 Best of Show, 6th Annual Artists of NW Arkansas Regional Exhibition

1998 1st Place, The Rendezvous Exhibition, Walton Art Center Gallery

1997 4th Annual Artists of NW Arkansas Regional Exhibition


University of Arkansas- B.A. in Art

Minneapolis College of Art and Design

Continuing Education

Scottsdale Artists School- Masters Class with Joshua Falik

Alicia Tormey- Learn to Burn

Encausticamp- July 2012 workshops with Patricia Seggebruch, Michelle Belto, Judy Wise and Bridgette Guerzon-Mills

Watercolor Workshop with Susan Arches

Colored Pencil Workshop with Kristy Kutch

Colored Pencil Master Class with Bernard Poulin

Work Experience 

2001-2018 Illustrator/Designer for Dayspring Cards,Inc. Subsidiary of Hallmark Cards

Corporate Collectors

Pediatric Dental Associates and Orthodontics- Dr. Tonya Triplett DDS- a wall mural for entrance

Holcomb Elementary School- portrait of Eleanor Holcomb

Private Collectors

Michael and Linda Barta

Dr. Doty and Phyllis Murphy

Kathi Stayman

Eleanor Krueger and Donna Meinecke

David and Dr. Joanna Thomas

Dr. Ray and Ruth Bredfeldt

Dr. Tim and Dr. Danna Grear

Peggy Sagan

William and Doris Callies

Marjorie Czerniak

Adam and Kristy Barta

Chris and Joy Works

Patrick Barta and Lyn Porterfield

Richard Cooper and Cece Box

Steve and Kim Hesse

Tamora Barta and Louis Tellez

Organizations / Associations

Colored Pencil Society of America- Signature Status

Artists of Northwest Arkansas- Signature Status