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2011 Second Place for Artist of the Year 2011, recognition from Harry Cooper, Curator and Head of    
                Modern and Contemporary Art at the Smithsonian's National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC.
                Award sponsored by the Torpedo Factory Art Center, Alexandria, VA. 
                First Place, direct stone carving, National Association of Women Artists, New York, NY.
2006 Monetary Award, metal sculpture, Target Gallery, Alexandria, VA.
2004 Monetary Award, carved stone sculpture, National Association of Women Artists, New York, NY.
2003 Inducted into N.A.W.A. (National Association of Women Artists), New York, NY.
1997 Honorable Mention, Sculpture, Art Calendar magazine.
1996 Honorarium, Sculpture, Strathmore Hall Arts Center, North Bethesda, MD.
1989 Two Cash Awards for Sculpture, The Art League, Alexandria, VA. 
1988 Certificate of Excellence in Sculpture, International Art Contest (IAC), New York, NY.
1985 Equal Art Award of Excellence, Mixed Media, The Art League, Alexandria, VA.
1984 Equal Art Award, Fiber Sculpture, The Art League, Alexandria, VA.  
                Competition: Poster Award, Torpedo Factory Art Center's 10th Anniversary, Alexandria, VA.
1983 Equal Art Award, Fiber Sculpture, The Art League, Alexandria, VA


  • 1997-2002 Stone Carving, special studies with international Master, Constantine Seferlis. 
                Northern Virginia Community College, Manassas, VA. Dean’s List and Honor Roll. 
  • 2001-2002 Welding, Northern Virginia Community College, Manassas, VA. 
  • 1975-1976 Northern Virginia Community College, Annandale, VA. Painting and woodblock printing. 
  • 1968-1971 Graphic Design Certificate, Westport, CT. 
  • 1957-1959 Auburn University, AL. Major: Clothing and Textiles. 


Popham, Haik, Schnobrich & Kaufman-DC; Compri Hotel-VA; Marriott Marquee-NY; Howard Johnson Hotel-MD; Times/Journal Newspapers, VA; Continental Bank-VA; Choice Hotel-DC; Thomas Winkler and Associates, D.D.S.-VA; Jack Morton Productions-CA; Lucian Casper-Switzerland; Reinhard/Ingrid Mueller-Germany; Ake O. Liljefors-Sweden; Xavier Roberts, Creator, Cabbage Patch Kids-GA; Michael Belilies, MD; Tim/Basak Reed, VA. 


  • Washington Sculptors Group 
  • Zenith Gallery, Washington, DC
  • WPA/Corcoran
  • National Association of Women Artists 
  • International Sculpture Center; National Museum of Women in the Arts.