Studio Shelf

Current/Recent Exhibitions/Awards


In the Moment
MCGOPA (Montgomery County Guild of Professional Artists
King of Prussia, PA
Nov. 2023- Jan, 2024

3rd Annual Visions of Self
Yosemite Sierra Artists, Online/International
Mar-April 2023

Art of Play, Play of Art
Aston Mills Arts/Studios
Aston, PA
March  3-April 16

5TH Figurative Exhibit
Art Show International, Online/International
February 2023

DADA Collective, Winston Salem
Ongoing exhibit


Lasting Impressions: Relief Print
Neumann University, Aston, PA
Oct. 26- Dec. 5, 2023

Unique and Universal
Etchings  and  Artist's Books of World Culture
Artworks Gallery, Winston  Salem, NC
June 1-25, 2022
Reception:  June 12, 2:3O-4.

A Joy Forever
Asian Brush Painting
Cary Town Hall/Arts Council Gallery
April 6-  June 6, 2022

A Joy Forever
Forsyth Country Central Library Gallery
Jan.-Mar. 2022

Dance: A Joyous Phenomenon
SECCA (Southeast Center for Contemporary Art)
Sept. 18-Oc.t 17, 2021
Reception:  Sept. 16, 5-8 2021

Linocut Prints
Karma Salon and Gallery

Artist Spotlight (AAWS)
Milton Rhodes Arts Center
Winston Salem, NC  
April 9- June 12, 2021

Lunaria: Carborundum Mezzotints and Haikus
Artworks Gallery, 564 Trade St. Winston-Salem, NC 27101
March 5-28, 2021
Fri. 12-3, Sat. 11-5, Sun. 1-4

Select Group Exhibits: 

Group Exhibits
Beauty of Words 
Red Dog Gallery
corner 630 Liberty and 7th St.
Winston Salem
June-Aug, 2021

Benton Convention Center
Winston Salem

Milton Rhodes Arts Center, Marshall St. W-S 
Every Corner Gallery (AAWS)
Winston Salem, NC

Yadkin Arts Center, Yadkinville, NC 

PTI Airport: I'm honored to have my series of print-based collages, Freewheelin' is currently on display in the main terminal at PTI  airport, Greensboro,NC. 201-19

Raleigh (NC) Library Gallery, Prints on display through May 15, 2019

Red Dog Gallery, two works (white-line lino cuts) are included in the juried exhibition, In the Style Of, at Red Dog Gallery on Liberty St. Winston-Salem.

Artworks Gallery, my monotype: Cool Jazz is currently on display on the Members Gallery at Artworks,, 564 North Trade Street, Winston Salem,NC 27101

Liminal Literary Magazine, Cover Award, my monotype, Evening Approach, appears on the cover of GTCC's new publication, Feb.2019. My monotype, Snowball Fight, appears in interior pages. 

Flying South, 2020, my linocut, Mt. Grappa appears on the cover of this year's Flying South literary magazine.

PIPS: My poem, On First Reading a New Book of Poetry, was selected for Poetry in Plain Sight, and appeared on the December 2018 poster. 

Art Pop Billboard Award: Received the Arts Council Art Pop award, 2017/18

I am thrilled to be awarded a 2021 Artist Support Grant by the NC Arts Council, Art Council of Winston-Salem & Forsyth County and Arts Greensboro.


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