1974 , High School, Northwest Classen, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
1982, Oklahoma City Community College
Hot Springs Fine Art Center, 2009
River Valley Arts Center, Russellville, Ar. 2017
Honorable Mention, Southwest Artists Small Works Juried Competition, Mena Art Gallery, Mena, Ar.
Best of Show, River Valley Arts Center, Russellville, Arkansas, "Warm Shadows"
1st place in animals at 2019 The Art of the Heartland, Mena Art Gallery, Mena, Arkansas, "Vantage Point"
2019 ,June finalist in the Gateway International Painting Contest, "Warm Shadows"
2019 Finalist in the 14th Annual Art Renewal Center Salon Competition, "Western Beauty"
2019 ,March finalist in the Gateway International Painting Competition, "Glow"
Best in Show, Equine Visions Gallery, Surprise, Az., 2017, “Spirited Filly”
Honorable Mention, Equine Visions Gallery, Surprise, Az., 2017, “Smokey”
Best in Show, 42nd Annual MASF, Tarpon Springs, Fl., 2017, “Western Elegance”
Honorable Mention, 83rd Annual MPSGS, Washington, DC, 2016, “Fly Away”
Honorable Mention, 33rd Annual Fell’s Point miniature show, Baltimore, Md., 2016, “Watchful”
Inducted into The Beaux Arts Academy as 2015 visual artist of the year
1st Place in animals, Elizabeth Specht, Mariposa, Ca., 2016, “Gentle Soul”
Honorable Mention, 82nd Annual MPSGS, Washington, DC, 2015, “Range Boss”
3rd Place, Elizabeth Specht miniature art show, 2015, “White Tailed Buck”
3rd Place, MonDak Heritage Center, Sidney, Montana, 2015, “Off Spring”
2nd Judge’s Choice, 40th Annual MASF, Tarpon Springs, Fl., 2015, “Noble Bison”
3rd Place in oil, 81st Annual MPSGS, Washington, DC, 2014, “Up on Eight”
Best of Show, 20th Annual Gateway to the Rockies, Aurora, Co., 2014, “Stalker”
Third Place in oils, Fell’s Point Gallery, Baltimore, Md, 2014, “The King”
Art Supply Award , 2014 ANA Regional Exhibit, Arts Center of the Ozarks, Springdale, Ar. for “Vigilant”
Merit Award, NOAPS 2014 Spring Online Exhibit for “Vigilant”
Honorable Mention, Parklane Miniature Fine Art Show for “Blue Skies”, Kirkland, Washington, 2014
Third Place in oils, 39th Annual MASF miniature fine art show for “Mountain Lion”, 2014
Third Place in Still Life, 80th Annual MPSGS miniature fine art show for “Blue Majolica”, 2013
Second Place in oils, Fell’s Point Gallery Miniature fine art show, for “Bobcat”, 2013
First Place in Cats, 38th Annual MASF miniature fine art show for “Nala”, 2013
Honorable Mention for Birds and Animals, 79th Annual MPSGS miniature fine art show for “Cougar”2012
Ralph L. Michaelis Award Honorable Mention for “Yawning Tiger”
Hot Springs Fine Art Center, Hot Springs, Arkansas, Sept., 2011
3rd place in 2 Dimensional Art
Guthrie Art & Wine Festival, Guthrie, Oklahoma, Oct., 2009
Ralph L. Michaelis Award 1st place for “Wild at Heart”
Hot Spring Fine Art Center, Hot Springs, Arkansas, Sept. 2009
Nina Louton Award 2nd place for “Backyard Cardinal”
Hot Springs Fine Art, Hot Springs, Arkansas, Sept., 2008
National Oil and Acrylic Painter’s Society, signature (NOAPS)
Miniature Painters Sculptors & Gravers Society (MPSGS)
Miniature Art Society of Florida (MASF)
Miniature Artists of America, signature(MAA)
Oil Painters of America (OPA)
International Guild of Realism (IGOR)
Arkansas Beaux Arts Academy
Heartland Art Club, signature (HAC)