Annette H. Zalanowski, Associate Professor Emerita of Music,

The Pennsylvania State University

 

. BM in Music; Pennsylvania state certification in Art

. MA major: music history and composition; MA minor: art history

. Research interests in music psychology with Dr. Valerie N. Stratton,

         Associate Professor Emerita of Psychology, PSU

 

. Philosophy:

         Find out what you’re good at and get busy doing it          


WELCOME:

 

         MUSIC NOTES highlight music interests

         VIVIDLY ART in latter section lists art activities

 

MUSIC NOTES:

      

       Creator of INART 210 (GA): Integrative Approaches to Computer-Aided

         Music Composition (3).  Interdisciplinary introduction to music composition using

         software to assist with notation; historical perspectives drawn from art, dance,

         theater, and literature.  More information can be obtained online from PENN

         STATE UNIVERSITY Undergraduate Degree Programs.  Effective Fall 2004. 

 

PUBLICATIONS:

 

Zalanowski, AH.  An Examination of Musical Preferences. Pennsylvania Music Educators

Association Bulletin of Research in Music Education 14(1): 22-25(1983).

 

Stratton, VN and Zalanowski, AH.  The Effects of Background Music on Verbal Interaction

in Groups.  Journal of Music Therapy 21(1): 16-26(1984).

 

Stratton, VN and Zalanowski, AH.  The Relationship Between Music, Degree of Liking, and

Self-Reported Relaxation.  Journal of Music Therapy 21(4): 184-192(1984).

 

Zalanowski, AH.  The Effects of Listening Instructions and Cognitive Style on Music Appreciation. 

Journal of Research in Music Education 34(1): 45-53(1986).

 

Stratton, VN and Zalanowski, AH.  Reactions of Left and Right Hemisphere Subjects to Visual

vs. Verbal Representations of Music.  Pennsylvania Music Educators Journal 52(2): 46-48(1988).

 

Stratton, VN and Zalanowski, AH.  The Effects of Music and Paintings on Mood.  Journal of Music

Therapy 26(1): 30-41 (1989).

 

Zalanowski, AH.  Music Appreciation and Hemisphere Orientation: Visual vs. Verbal Involvement.

Journal of Research in Music Education 38(1) 30:197-205(1990).

 

Stratton, VN and Zalanowski, AH.  The Effects of Music and Cognition on Mood.  Psychology of

Music 19(2): 121-127(1991).

 

Stratton, VN and Zalanowski, AH.  The Interfering Effects of Music with Imagery. Imagination,

Personality and Cognition 11(4): 381-388(1992).

 

Zalanowski, AH.  The Effects of Music and Cognition on Mood. Music Therapy and Music

Education for the Handicapped; Developments and Limitations in Practice and Research 178-

179(1993).

 

Stratton, VN and Zalanowski, AH.  Electro Dermal and Subjective Reactions to Music.  Proceedings

of the Third International Conference for Music Perception and Cognition: 439-440(1994).

 

Stratton, VN and Zalanowski, AH.  Affective Impact of Music vs. Lyrics.  Empirical Studies of the

Arts 12(2): 173-184(1994).

 

Stratton, VN and Zalanowski, AH.  The Relationship Between Characteristic Moods and Most

Commonly Listened to Types of Music.  Journal of Music Therapy 34(2): 129-140(1997).

 

Stratton, VN and Zalanowski, AH.  Daily Music Listening Habits in College Students: Related

Moods and Activities.  Psychology and Education 40(1): 1-8(2003).

 

Stratton, VN and Zalanowski, AH.  Contrast Effects of Aesthetic Evaluation on Music.  Accepted

for publication in Psychology of Music, 2008.

 

 

CONFERENCE PAPERS

International:

 

The International Society for Music Education (ISME):

 

Music and Behavior: Imagery, Relaxation and Cognition.  XVI  ISME World Conference, Eugene,

Oregon, July 10, 1984.

 

Reaction of Left and Right Hemisphere Subjects to Visual vs. Verbal Representations of Music.

XVII  ISME World Conference, Innsbruck, Austria, July 8, 1986.

 

Mood Responses to Culturally Familiar and Unfamiliar Music.  XIX  ISME World Conference,

Helsinki, Finland, August 8, 1990.

 

The Mood Effects of Culturally Familiar and Unfamiliar Music Paired with Similar or Dissimilar

Pictures.  XXI  ISME World Conference, Tampa, Florida, July 19, 1994.

 

Emotional Involvement Increases Appreciation of Culturally Unfamiliar Music.  XXII  ISME World

Conference, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, July 23, 1996.

 

Focus of Attention to Elements of Culturally Familiar and Unfamiliar Music.  XXIV  ISME World

Conference, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, July 20, 2000.

 

Correlations Between Aesthetic Evaluations and Other Ratings of Culturally Unfamiliar Music. 

XXVI  ISME World Conference, Norway, August 14, 2002.

 

The International Association of Empirical Aesthetics (IAEA):

 

The Role of Aesthetics in Enjoying Sad Music.  XV Congress of IAEA, Rome, Italy,

September 22, 1998.

 

Aesthetic Evaluation of Music Influenced by Prior Music.  XVI Congress of IAEA, New York City,

August 10, 2000.

 

Aesthetic Evaluation of Music Depends on Listener’s Moods. XVIII Congress of IAEA, Lisbon,

Portugal, September 15, 2004.

 

Mood Affects Aesthetic Evaluation of Culturally Familiar but not Unfamiliar Music.  XIX Congress

of IAEA, Avignon, France, August 30, 2006.

 

Music Therapy:

 

Music, Relaxation and Imagery: Research Findings and Practical  Applications.  Fourth

International Symposium on Music Education, Therapy and Medicine for the  Handicapped,

Goldwater Memorial Hospital, Roosevelt Island, New York City, August 9, 1985.

 

The Effects of Music and Cognition on Mood.  Fifth International Conference on Music Therapy

and Music Education for the Handicapped, Noorwijkerhout/The Netherlands, August 25, 1989.

 

The Interaction of Cognitive Content of Lyrics with Affective Category of Music, AND, Effects of

Stories and Descriptions on Responses to Culturally Familiar and Unfamiliar Music. Music Therapy

in Health and Education in the European Community, King’s College, Cambridge University, UK,

April 2-3, 1992.

 

Focus of Attention to Elements of Culturally Familiar and Unfamiliar Music:  Effect of Repeated

Listenings.  Ninth World Congress of Music Therapy, Washington, DC, November 20, 1999.

 

Society for Music Perception and Cognition of Music (SMPCM):

 

Electro Dermal and Subjective Reactions to Music. SMPCM 1994, Liege, Belgium, July 26, 1994.

 

Role of Prior Mood in Aesthetic Evaluation of Music. SMPCM 2000, Toronto, Canada, November 3, 2000.

 

Anticipated Pleasure and Music Choice Based on Memory vs. Samples.  SMPCM 2003, Las Vegas,

June 18, 2003.

 

 

CONFERENCE PAPERS

National:

 

National Association for Music Therapy (NAMT):

 

The Effects of Imagery and Cognition on Music Appreciation AND Music, Cognitive Style and

Imagery.  New Orleans, LA, November 21, 1983.

 

The Influence of Music and Visual Stimuli on Mood.  San Francisco, CA, November 23, 1989.

 

The Effects of Music and Cognition on Mood.  Atlantic, GA, November 18, 1988.

 

The Interfering Effects of Music with Imagery.  Kansas City, MO, November 4,  1989.

 

The Effects of Lyrics and Music on Mood.  Washington, DC, November 4, 1990.

 

The Effects of Favorite Music on Depression-Inducing Cognition.  San Diego, CA, November 24, 1991.

 

The Effects of Unambiguous Music and Photographs on Mood.  St. Louis, MO, November 21, 1992.

 

Rock Music is Related to Moods, Country Music Isn’t. Joint Conference of the Canadian Association

MT, AAMT, NAMT, Toronto, Canada, October 30, 1993. The Role of Ambiguity of Visual Stimuli

Combined with Music.  Orlando, Florida, November 19, 1994.

 

Daily Music Listening Habits and Related Moods in College Students.  Nashville, TN, November

16-19, 1996.

 

Focus of Attention to Musical Elements as a Function of Musical Structure and Hemisphere

Preference.  Los Angeles, CA, November 21, 1997.

 

American Music Therapy Association (AMTA):

 

Lyrics as an Influence on Focus of Attention to Musical Elements.  Cleveland, OH, November 17, 1998.

 

Evaluation of Music Influenced by Contrast with Other Music. Pasadena, CA, October 26, 2001.

 

Predicted and Actual Pleasure from Preferred and Non-Preferred Music Choices.  Atlanta, GA,

October 21, 2002.

 

Predicting Enjoyment of Music from Memory and Samples. Minneapolis, Minnesota, November 22, 2003.

 

Aesthetic Evaluations of Music Lowered by Negative Moods. Austin, TX, November 20, 2004.

 

Music Teachers National Association (MTNA):

 

The Importance of Hemisphere Dominance in Determining Responses to Music.  Louisville, KY,

March 30, 1984.

 

Music Educators National Conference (MENC):

 

The Impact of Five Musical Elements on Listeners’ Attention and Subjective Experiences. 

Phoenix, AZ, April 17,  1998

 

American Psychological Society (APS):

 

Music and Relaxation.  Toronto, Canada, August 25, 1984.

 

Impact of Compound Music/Visual Stimulus Depends on Individualís Choice of Focus.  Chicago, IL,

June 27, 1993.

 

Attraction to Music Influenced by Emotional Association. San Francisco, June 30, 1996.

 

Electro Dermal Reactivity Predicts Subjective Emotional Reactivity to Music.  Washington, DC,

May 24, 1997.

 

Emotional Reactivity to Music Related to Overall Emotionality and Holistic Listening.  Washington, DC,

May 23, 1998.

 

Aesthetic Ratings of Music Not Affected by Mood of Prior Stimuli.  Toronto, Canada, June 15, 2001.

 

Aesthetic Evaluation of Music Lowered by Negative Moods. Chicago, IL, May 29, 2004.

 

Affects Aesthetic Evaluation of Familiar But Not Unfamiliar Music.  Los Angeles, CA, May 26, 2005.

 

 

CONFERENCE PAPERS

Regional:

 

Eastern Psychological Association (EPA):

 

Music, Hemisphere Preference and Imagery.  Philadelphia, PA, April 7, 1983.

 

Imagery, Music, Cognitive Style and Memory.  Boston, MA, March 23, 1985.

 

The Effects of Music on Communication Styles of Left and Right Hemisphere Subjects. 

New York City, April 14, 1986.

 

Reactions of Left and Right Hemisphere Subjects to Visual vs. Verbal Representations of Music. 

Arlington, VA, April 10, 1987.

 

The Effects of Music and Pictures on Mood.  Buffalo, NY, April 22, 1988.

 

Matched and Miss-Matched Images with Music.  Philadelphia, PA, March 30, 1989.

 

The Effects of Lyrics and Music on Mood.  New York City, April 10, 1991.

 

Assignment of Mood and Referential Meaning to Culturally Unfamiliar Music.  Crystal City, VA,

April 16, 1993.

 

The Effect of Analytic Listening on Physiological Responses to Music.  Boston, MA, March 31, 1995.

 

Focus of Attention to Musical Elements as a Function of Musical Structure and Cognitive Style. 

Boston, MA, February 28, 1998.

 

The Role of Aesthetics in Enjoying Sad Music.  Providence, RI, April 16, 1999.

 

Manipulation of Aesthetic Responses Through Mood Induction.  Baltimore, MD, March 25, 2000.

 

Correlations Between Aesthetic Evaluations and Other Ratings of Music.  Washington, DC,

April 20, 2001.

 

Relative Hedonic Values of Music Influences Aesthetic Ratings.  Boston, MA, April 20, 2002.

 

Predicted and Actual Pleasure from Preferred and Non-Preferred Music Choices.  Baltimore, MD,

March 14, 2003.

 

Aesthetic Evaluation of Music Depends on Listener’s Mood.  Washington, DC, April 16, 2004.

 

Induced Mood Affects Aesthetic Evaluation of Culturally Familiar But Not Unfamiliar Music. 

Baltimore, MD, March 17, 2006.

 

 

CONFERENCE PAPERS

State Music Conferences:

 

How Music May Stimulate the Right Hemisphere and Improve Imagery and Classroom Behavior. 

PMEA, Hershey, PA, January 14, 1983.

 

Music As An Aid to Improve Relaxation and Imagery.  Western Pennsylvania Council of Music

Therapists, Pittsburgh, PA, May 14, 1983.

 

Cerebral Dominance and Imagery as Influential Factors in Determining Effective Music Perception

in Non-Music Majors.  Virginia Music Educators Annual Conference, Roanoke, VA, December 3, 1983.

 

Thematic Recognition As  A Function of Listening Instructions.  PMEA, Monroeville, PA, April 26, 1984.

 

Reactions of Left and Right Hemisphere Subjects to Visual vs. Verbal Representations of Music. 

PMEA, Philadelphia, PA, May 8, 1987.

 

Music and Behavior: What Research Says.  Ohio Music Educators Association, Dayton, Ohio,

February 4, 1988.

 

Music Teaching and Cognitive Styles.  Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA, February 8, 1988.

 

Responses to Music: Research Findings and Applications. Geneva College, Beaver Falls, PA,

September 24, 1988.

 

Effects of Music on Emotion and Mood.  PMEA, Pittsburgh, PA, April 22, 1989.

 

                                     

 

VIVIDLY ART:

 

Art Exhibitions/Announcements:

 

. Blair County Arts Festival, 1994 Juried Fine Art Exhibit, PSU ALTOONA, May 21-22.

 

. Altoona Area Public Library, solo exhibit, March 1994.

 

. Blair County Arts Festival, 1995 Juried Fine Art Exhibit, PSU ALTOONA, May 20-21.

 

. Blair County Arts Festival, 1996 Juried Fine Art Exhibit, PSU ALTOONA, May 19-20.

 

. Blair County Arts Festival, 2004 Juried Fine Art Exhibit, PSU ALTOONA, May 22-23.

 

. Blair County Arts Festival, 2005 Juried Fine Art Exhibit, PSU ALTOONA, May 21-22.

 

. Art in Common, 2005 Juried Art Show, SAMA, Altoona, September 9-November 27.

 

 

RETIREMENT ART ACTIVITY: 2006-2017

 

. Accepted into membership of the ASSOCIATED ARTISTS OF PITTSBURGH, May 2, 2006. 

  Ten works adjudicated by AAP Board of Directors.

 

. Blair County Arts Festival, 2006 Juried Fine Art Exhibit, PSU ALTOONA, May 20-21.

 

. Penn State Altoona Faculty/Staff Exhibition: “Family Portrait,”  Misciagna Family

  Center for the Performing Arts, May 25-June 18, 2006.

 

. Mills Pond House Gallery: The Art of Music 2006, “Celebration,”  St. James,

  New York, July 15-August 15.

 

. Abstract Exposure Online Juried Exhibition, July 1-September 1, 2006.

 

. Emerging Artists Online Juried Exhibition for July 2006; SEMI-FINALIST.

 

. Art in Common, 2006 Juried Art Show, “Celebration,”  SAMA, Altoona,

  September 22-January 14.

 

. Projekt 30.com Public Online Juried Exhibition for  November 2006.

 

. Upstream People Gallery’s 8thth Annual Abstraction International Online Juried Art

  Exhibition, October 1, 2006-September 30, 2007.

 

. 21st Century Art Online Juried Exhibition, “Celebration,”  March 1-April 30, 2007.

 

. Blair County Arts Festival,  2007 Juried Fine Art Exhibit, “Family on Way to

  Damascus,”  PSU ALTOONA, May 19-20.

 

. American Juried Art Salon 2007, Spring/Summer Online Exhibition: “Celebration,”

  and “Family Outing.”

 

. The Manhattan Arts Juried Online Gallery 2007; received AWARD OF EXCELLENCE,

  outstanding merit for “Celebration”; “Family Outing”; “Family on Way to Damascus.”

 

. 9th Annual Judeo-Christian International Online Juried Art Exhibition 2007; received

  SPECIAL RECOGNITION MERIT AWARDS  for “Family on Way to Damascus”; “Mother

  and Child”; “Madonna on High”.

 

. Contemporary Art IX International Juried Online Art Exhibition for 2007.

 

. Virginia Mennonite Retirement Community (VMRC) Juried Multimedia Art Exhibition,

  “Celebration,”  June 1-July 1, 2007.

 

. Learning and Product EXPO: Art 2007, “Family on Way to Damascus,”  University

  of Maryland University College, College Park, MD, June 1-3.

 

. Associated Artists of Pittsburgh, New Member Non Juried Exhibition, PTI, Pittsburgh,

  June 18-July 18, 2007.

 

. Art Institute & Gallery, Inc. 16tth Annual National Juried Show, “Family on Way to

  Damascus,”  Salisbury, MD, September 7-October 6, 2007.

 

. Art in Common, 2007 Juried Art Show, “Family Outing,” “Helicon Clan Reunion,”

  SAMA, Altoona, August 17-November 4.

 

. 21st Century Art PARADOX Online Juried Exhibition, September 1-October 31, 2007;

  received MERIT AWARD  for “Baby Babble.”

 

. Upstream People Gallery’s 9thh Annual Abstraction International Online Juried Art Exhibition,

  October 1, 2007-September 30, 2008.  Received SPECIAL RECOGNITION MERIT

  AWARDS  for “Baby Babble” and “Sea Life.”

 

. Abstract EXPOsure Online Juried Exhibition.  One of 15 artists chosen to exhibit

  works: “Family On Way to Damascus”; “Between Friends”; “Cocoon”; “Baby Babble,”

  October 1-December 31, 2007.

 

. Caladan Gallery (in Massachusetts) Online Juried Exhibition: PURE COLOR.  “Celebration

  “Family on Way To Damascus” chosen for show, October 10-November 9, 2007.

 

. American Juried Art Salon 2007, Fall/Winter Online Exhibition: “Cocoon,” “Family

  on Way to Damascus.” U.S. News Corp’s December 2007 edition of ART IN THE U.S.A.

  will publish a feature article about the exhibition along with the names of the artists

  and their accepted works.

 

. Attained MASTER CLASS RATING with the American Juried Art Salon, Nov 14, 2007.

  Gifted a dedicated web page on AJAS’s website for one full year.  Web page activated.

 

. Upstream People Gallery’s 5th Annual Color: Bold/Subtle International Online Juried

  Art Exhibition, December 1, 2007-November 30, 2008: “A Bloomin’ Bud”; “Between

  Friends”; “Celebration”; “Cocoon”; “Family on Way to Damascus.”

 

. “Baby Babble” accepted into the 22nd Annual International Juried Art Show presented by

  Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, February 8-March 21, 2008.  This critically acclaimed

  show is open to artists in all media from the U.S. and around the globe.  Carter Foster,

  Curator and Curator of Drawings, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, Jurist.

 

. Toronto’s Energy Gallery Online Juried Contemporary Art Show, “2-3-d-9.”  Works accepted:

  “Family Outing,” “Cocoon,” “Baby Babble,” “Between Friends,” “Family on Way to Damascus.” 

  Show information can be viewed at: www.energygallery.com/

 

. “Mother and Child” placed in the top 100 works selected for show in the 2008 National

  Christian Juried Online Art Competition announced March 10, 2008.  All winners are

  displayed at:   www.art4god.com/ncac_07/top100.php?start=60

 

. “Celebration” accepted for the Rocky Neck Art Colony’s 2008 Spring Show, Shapes of

  Emotion, juried by Brian Allen, Director of the Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA.

  Out of the 325 entries submitted, 64 were selected for exhibit, May 23 thru June 15.

 

. Given FINALIST STATUS for grant page in 2008 DIRECT ART publication, Vol. 15, competition

  with submissions: “Sea Life,” “Mother and Child,” “Baby Babble,” and “Family on Way to Damascus.”

 

. “Sea Life,” and “A Bloomin’ Bud” selected for show in the 2008 Blair County Arts Festival Juried

  Fine Art Exhibit, PSU ALTOONA, May 17-19.

 

. “Sea Life,” “Family on Way to Damascus,” “Mother and Child” selected for show in

  ARTISTS IN OUR MIDST, Art In Common Members Juried Exhibition, at the Southern

  Alleghenies Museum of Art, Altoona, September 3-December 3, 2008.  “Family on

  Way to Damascus” received JUROR’S HONORABLE MENTION AWARD.

 

. “Bundle of Joy,” “Generations,” “Mask,” “Mexicana Flora,” “Rio Girl” selected for

  the 10thth Annual Summer All Media International Online Juried Art Exhibition.  Exhibition and

  JUROR STATEMENT can be viewed worldwide on August 1, 2008 at www.upstreampeoplegallery.com

  through July 31, 2009.  Show will then be moved to the ARCHIVE section of the web site for one year.

 

. “Baby Babble” selected for the Art Institute & Gallery’s 17thth Annual National Juried Exhibition,

  Salisbury, MD, September 14-October 11, 2008. 

 

. Invited by the Artistic Committee of TRACES OF MEMORY, International Art Exhibition,

  Ferrara, Italy to exhibit art work, November 29-December 7, 2008.  The event is organized by

  Trevisan International Art in collaboration with ArtexArte Foundation. See web sites: www.

  trevisanarte.com/eventi-eng.htm - www.artexarte.info  AND  www.trevisan-international-art.com

 

. “Celebration” published in Summer 2008 edition of PSU Altoona’s magazine:

  IVY LEAF, page 11.

 

. “Cocoon,” “Celebration,” “Family on Way to Damascus,” “Mother and Child,”

  “Baby Babble” and “Sea Life” selected for show in the 10thth Anniversary Best of the Best

  Online International Art Exhibition sponsored by Upstream People Gallery, beginning

  December 1, 2008-November 30, 2009.

 

. “Celebration,” “Baby Babble,” and “Sea Life” accepted for show in the inaugural AGNWG

  Annual Juried Online Art Competition sponsored by The Artist Guild of Northwest Georgia.

  “Baby Babble” received the AGNWG MERIT AWARD.  The AGNWG MERIT AWARD was

  awarded following a vote of the group’s active membership.  “Baby Babble” was selected

  out of 111 pieces.  “Sea Life” received a SECOND PLACE AWARD in the 2-Dimensional Open. 

  The online exhibit begins September 16, 2008 and runs for 90 days thereafter: www.georgiaart.net.

 

. American Juried Art Salon 2009, Fall/ Winter Online Exhibition: Mother and Child.  AJAS Front

  Line Gallery opens December 16-June 12.

 

. Awarded Honorable Mention status-mixed media for “A Bloomin’ Bud,” featured on page 71

  of ART BUZZ, THE 2009 COLLECTION, January 2009.  Log on to www.artbuzz.org for more information.

 

. Mixed media works juried into the EMERGING ARTISTS GALLERY 2009 of the American

  Juried Art Salon include:  “Sea Life,” “Baby Babble,” “Bundle of Joy,” “A Bloomin’ Bud,”

  “Mexicana Agave,” “Rio Girl,” and “Mother and Child.”  Review work, at

  www.artjury.com/EmergingIntro.html…click on my name.  For more information about AJAS,

  see www.artjury.com.

 

. Mixed media works juried into AD.C Exhibition’s Jury Review Online (a service of Art Deadline.com),

  March 09 Drawing: “Celebration,” “ Family on Way to Damascus,”  and “Mother and Child.”

  See  http://juryreview.com/gallery.php?gid=102.

 

. “A Bloomin’ Bud” accepted for show in the 2009 Academy of Fine Arts Annual National

  Juried Art Exhibition, Lynchburg, VA, April 3-April 24.

 

. “Mother and Child” accepted for show in the 11th Annual Judeo-Christian International Juried Online

  Art Exhibition.  Exhibition and JUROR STATEMENT opened worldwide on April 1, 2009 at

  www.UpstreamPeopleGallery.com through March 31, 2010.

 

. “A Bloomin’ Bud,” “Baby Babble,” “Celebration,” “Family on Way to Damascus,” and

  “Mother and Child” accepted for show in GALLERY-360’s online gallery, April 28, 2009.  For

  more information, see  www.gallery-360.com; click on ARTISTS...click on my name to see work.

 

. “Baby Babble” and “Madonna and Child” accepted for show in the 2009 Blair County Arts Festival

  Juried Fine Art Exhibit, PSU Altoona, May 16-17.

 

. Generations” and “Bundle of Joy”  accepted for show in ARTIST’S IN OUR MIDST, Art In Common

  Members Juried Exhibition, Southern Alleghenies Art Museum, Altoona, July 24-October 11, 2009.

 

. “A Bloomin’ Bud” and “Family Portrait” juried into the Associated Artists of Pittsburgh (AAP) 99th

  Annual Exhibition, CARNEGIE MUSEUM OF ART, August 29-November 8, 2009.  Doryun Chong,

  Associate Curator of Visual Arts at the Modern Museum of Art, NYC, served as Jurist.  516 Works

  were submitted by 277 artists, from which 102 works by 74 artists were selected for this exhibit.

 

. “A Bloomin’ Bud” named an award winner in the Infinity Art Gallery premiere Exhibit-09 ONE juried

  online show.  Awarded $100 USD as a winner in the 2D category.  Over 200 pieces of art from

  14 countries were submitted to IAG.  Sixty works were selected for the exhibit.  The show is online at

  InfinityArtGallery.com for August 2009.

 

. “Sea Life” accepted into the Art Institute & Gallery’s 18thth Annual National Juried Exhibition in

   Salisbury, MD, September 12-October 10th, 2009.

 

“As Water Flows Along A Shaded Little Hollow” and “Birthing” juried into 11th Annual Abstraction

   International Juried Art Exhibition of Upstream People Gallery, October 1, 2009-September 30, 2010

   at www.UpstreamPeopleGallery.com. Received SPECIAL RECOGNITION MERIT AWARD for

   “Birthing.”

 

. “Atonement” and “Pursuers of Peace on the Road of Grace” juried into 12thth Annual Judeo-

   Christian Juried Online International Art Exhibition, April 1, 2010-March 31, 2011.  Exhibit and

   JUROR STATEMENT can be found online at www.UpstreamPeopleGallery.comReceived SPECIAL

   RECOGNITION MERIT AWARD for “Atonement.”

 

. “A Bloomin’ Bud” and “Generations” juried into STILL POINT ART GALLERY’s Second Annual

  Online Exhibition, April 7-June 8, 2010.  View show at  www.stillpointartgallery.com.

 

. “Birthing,” “On Becoming Jane,” and “Rio Girl” juried into the 2010 Blair County Arts Festival

  Juried Fine Arts Exhibition, Penn State Altoona, May 15-16. Received HONORABLE MENTION

  AWARD for “Birthing.”

 

. A Bloomin’ Bud” accepted into AGNWG’s 3rd Annual Fine Art Exhibit and Juried Competition,

  Dallas, GA, July 17-September 14, 2010.

 

. As Water Flows Along A Shaded Little Hollow,” “Mask,” and “Brain Surge” accepted for show

  in ARTIST’S IN OUR MIDST, Art In Common Members Juried Exhibition, Southern Alleghenies Art

  Museum, Altoona, September 3-December 4, 2010.

 

. “Atonement” accepted for show in Art Institute & Gallery’s 19thth Annual National Juried Exhibition,

  Salisbury, Maryland, September 12-October 17, 2010.

 

. “Family On Way To Damascus” accepted for show in Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art

  Biennial 2010, honoring the Museum’s 35thth anniversary, Loretto, PA, November 19-February 19.

 

. “Family On Way To Damascus” accepted into the 30th Annual Faber Birren National Color Award Show

  for Distinguished and Creative Expression of Color, Stamford Art Association, Stamford, CT,

  October 3-November 4, 2010.  Samantha Rippner, Associate Curator at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

  in New York, Jurist.

 

. “Brain Surge,” “On Becoming Jane,” and “Tsunami” accepted into Upstream People Gallery’s

  12thth Annual Painting, Drawing, Photography & Print Juried Online International Art Exhibition,

  November 1, 2010 through October 31, 2011.  Exhibition and JUROR STATEMENT debuts worldwide on

  Nov 1, 2010 at www.UpstreamPeopleGallery.comReceived SPECIAL RECOGNITION MERIT

  AWARDS  for “On Becoming Jane” and “Tsunami.”

 

. “Sea Life,” juried into STILL POINT ART GALLERY’s online exhibition: RHYTHMIC SENSATION-

  VISUAL SENSATION, December 8, 2010-February 8, 2011.  View show at www.stillpointartgallery.com.

 

. “Family On Way To Damascus” accepted into the 19th SE Regional Juried Exhibition, Northwest

  Florida State College, Mattie Kelly Arts Center Galleries, Niceville, Florida.  Exhibit runs from

  May 1-June 2, 2011.

 

. “Baby Babble” accepted into the 10th Annual Rome Art Coterie’s National Juried Art Exhibition,

  Rome, GA, April 1-29, 2011.

 

. “Family On Way To Damascus,” “Bundle Of Joy,” “Atonement” accepted into ART FOR GOD’S

  SAKE juried art show, St. Anastasia Catholic Church, Troy, Michigan, May 13-15, 2011.

 

. “As Water Flows Along A Shaded Little Hollow,” “Mask,” and “Brain Surge” accepted into

  the 2011 Blair County Arts Festival Juried Fine Arts Exhibition, Penn State Altoona, May 18-22.

 

. “Tsunami,” “As Water Flows Along A Shaded Little Hollow,” “Canyon at Dusk” accepted into

   STILL POINT GALLERY’S juried online exhibit: “We Can Never Have Enough of Nature,”  June 1-

   August 9, 2011, and will run online through August 9, 2012 at www.stillpointartgallery.com.

 

. “Baby Babble,” “Family On Way To Damascus,” “Bloomin’ Bud” received HONORABLE

   MENTION status in Gallore Gallery’s 1st Annual International 2011 “ESSIE AWARD Summer Showcase”

   Juried Art Competition.  From 239 artists, from 27 countries, 31 selectees were given special recognition.

   See online results:  www.galloregallery.com/ContestResults.html.

 

. “Atonement,” and “Birthing” accepted for show in ARTISTS IN OUR MIDST, Art In Common Members

   Juried Exhibition, Southern Alleghenies Art Museum, Altoona, August 26-January 7, 2012.  Received

   First Place Award for “BIRTHING.”

 

. “Bloomin’ Bud” accepted for show in SOUTHERN APPALACHIAN ARTIST GUILD NATIONAL

   JURIED SHOW at the Art Center in Blue Ridge, GA, October 15-November 12, 2011.

 

. “Canyon at Dusk” and “Mask” accepted for show in the 4thth Annual Juried Fine Art Competition,

   Artist Guild of Northwest Georgia, Maple House, October 12-November 16, 2011.  “Mask”

   received First Place Award; “Canyon at Dusk” received Second Place Award.

 

. “Love Fest” and “Canyon at Dusk” selected for the 13th Annual Abstraction Juried Online

    International Art Exhibition.  Exhibition and JUROR STATEMENT can be viewed at

    www.UpstreamPeopleGallery.com, October 1, 2011-November 1, 2012.  Received SPECIAL

    RECOGNITION AWARDS for “Love Fest” and “Canyon at Dusk.”

 

. “In Repose” and “Beside Restful Waters” accepted for show in STILL POINT ART GALLERY’s

    juried online exhibition: Spirit of Place – Spirit of Home, beginning February 15-May 15, 2012 at

    www.stillpointartgallery.com.


.  "Canyon at Dusk" accepted for show in 20th SE Regional Juried Art Exhibition, Northwest Florida

    State College, Mattie Kelly Arts Center Galleries, Niceville, Florida, May 6-June 8, 2012.  From

    79 artists who entered with a total of 217 pieces of art work, jurors selected 62 pieces by 48 artists 

    for show.  Received HONORABLE MENTION.


.   "River Valley at Dusk" and "In Full Bloom" accepted for show in the Second Annual Art and Earth

     Celebration Juried Art Exhibition: MY ART - MY WORLD, Berkeley Arts Council/ The Arts Centre Gallery,

     Martinsburg, WV, April 20-May 20, 2012.  From 56 artists who entered with a total of 108 works, Juror, 

     Susan Bloom, Professor and Chair of the Art and Art History Department of McDaniels College in 

     Westminster, MD, selected 52 pieces by 36 artists for show.  Jury Results announced at: 

     www.berkeleyartswv.org/juried_exhibit.php.


.  "Atonement," and "Tsunami" accepted for show in the 2012 Blair County Arts Festival's Juried Fine Arts 

     Exhibition, Penn State Altoona, May 16-20.  Received HONORABLE MENTION for "Tsunami."


.  "River Valley at Dusk" selected for the 14th Annual Contemporary Art Juried Online International 

     Art Exhibition.  Show can be viewed at www.UpstreamPeopleGallery.com, May 1, 2012-April 30, 2013.  

    "River Valley at Dusk" received SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARD.


.  "Canyon at Dusk," "Family on Way to Damascus," Birthing," and "Tsunami"  accepted for show in

     the 2012 International Abstract Art Online Showcase, beginning August 1, 2012.  


.  "Birthing," "Canyon at Dusk," and "River Valley at Dusk" accepted for show in the 2nd Annual Eclectic

     Summer Showcase International Exhibition or ESSIE Awards, GALLORE GALLERY, Middletown, CT,

     August 3-31, 2012.  Received FINALIST status.


.  "Tsunami" accepted for show in ARTISTS IN OUR MIDST, Art In Common Members Juried Exhibition,

     Southern Alleghenies Art Museum, Altoona, September 14-January 19, 2013. HONORABLE MENTION.


.  "Birthing" accepted to Biennial 2012 at the Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, Loretto, PA, 

     October 26-January 26, 2013.  


.  "In Full Bloom" accepted for show in the 5th Annual Fine Art Exhibit and Juried Competition, Artist Guild of  

     Northwest Georgia, Maple House, October 6-October 31, 2012.


.  "Atonement," "Birthing," and "Healing River" accepted for show in STILL POINT'S ONLINE International

    Juried Exhibition: Sacred Time/Sacred Space, Still Point Art Gallery, November 7-February 5, 2013.  


.  "In Repose" accepted into FLOW ART SPACE juried group exhibition: Soleminity, Minneapolis, Minnesota

     February 6-13, 2013.


.  "Bouquet" and "In Full Bloom" accepted for show in 15th Annual All Media Juried Online International

     Art Exhibition.  Show can be viewed at www.UpstreamPeopleGallery.com, January 1-December 30, 2013.

    "In Full Bloom" received SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARD.


.  "Generations" and "Tsunami" accepted for show in the 21st SE Regional Juried Art Exhibition, 

     Northwest Florida State College, Mattie Kelly Arts Center Galleries, April 21-May 31, 2013.


.  "River Valley at Dusk" accepted for show in the 2013 Academy of Fine Arts National Juried Art Exhibition,

     April 5-27, Lynchburg, VA.  Received JUROR'S CHOICE AWARD.


.  "As Water Flows Along A Shaded Little Hollow" accepted for show in the Third Annual

     Art and Earth Celebration Juried Art Exhibition, April 20-May 11, The Arts Centre Gallery, Martinsburg, WV.

     Received MERIT AWARD for "As Water Flows Along A Shaded Little Hollow."


.  "Life, Above All" accepted for show in Art for God's Sake Juried Sacred Art Show, May 3-5, 2013, on 

     the campus of  St. Anastasia Catholic Church, Troy, Michigan.


.  "Love Fest," "River Valley at Dusk," and "Mother and Child" accepted for show in the 2013 Blair County

     Arts Festival's Juried Fine Arts Exhibition, Penn State Altoona, May 17-19.


.  "In Full Bloom" accepted for show in the St. Augustine Art Association 4th Annual Juried Nature & 

     Wildlife Art Exhibition, St. Augustine, Florida, July 27-August 31, 2013.


.  "Mardi Gras, "On Becoming Jane" accepted for show in ARTISTS IN OUR MIDST, Art in Common

     Members Juried Exhibition, Southern Alleghenies Art Museum, Altoona, September 13-January 19, 2014.


.  "Mask," accepted for show into the 2013 HOYT Mid Atlantic Juried Exhibition, Hoyt Center for the Arts,

     October 1-November 1.  Art critic for the Washington Post, Michael O'Sullivan, served as Juror.  He

     selected 54 works of art by 35 artists out of 277 submissions.


.  "Baby Babble" and "Family on Way to Damascus" accepted into the 2013 Southern Appalachian

     Artist Guild National Juried Show, Blue Ridge, GA, October 5-November 8.


.  "Atonement" accepted into the 2013-2014 AJAS 19th national juried online exhibition.  See online: 

     http://wwwartjury.com/19th6340.


.  "Family on Way to Damascus"  accepted into the Baker Arts Center's 15th National Juried Art

     Exhibition, Liberal, Kansas, April 5-May 31, 2014.  Juror, Harry Longstreet, award winning photographer,

     selected 54 works of art created by 37 artists from 17 states.


.  "Tsunami" and "Canyon River at Dusk"  accepted into the Fourth Annual Art and Earth Juried

     Exhibit, April 10-May 4, The Arts Centre Gallery, Martinsburg, WV.  Of 134 entries from 53 artists in

     14 states, Juror Lauren Schell Dickens, Curator of Contemporary Art at the Corcoran Gallery of

     Art in Washington, DC, selected 36 artworks from 27 artists from 12 states.  Won BEST OF SHOW

     for "Canyon River at Dusk."


.  "In Full Bloom" and "Generations" accepted for show in the 2014 Blair County Arts Festival's

     Juried Fine Arts Exhibition, Penn State Altoona, May 16-18.  Received HONORABLE MENTION

     for "Generations."


.  "Life, Above All" selected for the 16th Annual Judeo-Christian Juried Online International

     Art Exhibition.  The exhibition will debut worldwide on May 1, 2014 at

     www.UpstreamPeopleGallery.com.  Received SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARD.


.  "In Full Bloom," "Canyon Layers," and "Life, Above All" accepted for show in ARTISTS IN

     OUR MIDST, Art in Common Members Juried Exhibition, Southern Alleghenies Art Museum,

     Altoona, August 15-December 6, 2014.


.  "Canyon River at Dusk" accepted for show into The Fifth Annual Nature and Wildlife Juried Exhibit,

     St. Augustine Art Association, St. Augustine, FL, July 26-August 31, 2014.


.  "Between Friends," "Beyond Borders," "Celebration," "Family on Way to Damascus,"

     and "In Full Bloom" accepted into Upstream People Gallery's 11th Annual Color:  Bold/Subtle

     Juried Online International Art Exhibition, August 1-31, 2014.  Received SPECIAL RECOGNITION

     AWARDS FOR ALL ENTRIES.


.  "Arctic Thaw," "Beyond Borders," "Canyon at Dusk," and "Mountain Lake" accepted into

     Still Point Online Arts Exhibition---Earth Water Fire Air: Our World in Abstract, August 1-

     October 31, 2014.  "Mountain Lake" was published in SHANTY ARTS QUARTERLY

     Fall 2014, Issue No. 15.


.  "In Full Bloom" accepted for show into Will's Creek Survey National Juried Exhibition of Contemporary

     Art Work, AAC in the Saville Gallery, Downtown Cumberland's Arts & Entertainment District,

     in Western Maryland, September 13-October 10, 2014.


.  "Canyon Layers" accepted for show into Art Institute & Gallery's 22nd National Juried Exhibition,

     Salisbury, MD, September 13-October 10, 2014.


.  "Between Friends" accepted for show into Southern Appalachian Artist Guild 2014 National

     Juried Show, Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association/Art Center, Blue Ridge, GA, October 18-

     November 15.


.  "Tsunami" accepted for show into Biennial 2014 at the Southern Alleghenies Museum 

     of Art, Loretto, PA, October 24-January 24, 2015.  Received HONORABLE MENTION

     AWARD.


.  "Mother and Child" accepted for show into 34th Annual Mountain Art Show, Bernardsville, NJ,

     October 25-November 2, 2014.


.  "Arctic Thaw," "Mountain Lake," "River Valley at Dusk," and "Tsunami" accepted for show

     into ArtisTTable's The Landscape Show, Juried Online Exhibition, November 13-January 14, 2015.

    "Tsunami" received an HONORABLE MENTION AWARD. 


.  "Celebration" accepted for show into Colors of Humanity Art Gallery Juried Online Show,

     Celebrate, December 1-31, 2014.  See www.colorsofhumanityartgallery.com to view show.


.  "Mother and Child" used for front cover of Christmas church bulletin, St. John on The

     Mountain, 379 Mt. Harmony Road, Bernardsville, NJ 07924 (908-766-2282, ext 10)…

     www.sjotm.org.  Patti Lippman, Parish Administrator.


.  "Between Friends" and "Family on Way to Damascus" accepted into the 52nd Annual Juried

     Competition, Masurmuseum, Monroe, LA, March 4-June 20, 2015.  Sandra Q. Firmin, Juror, 

     is Director and Chief Curator, Colorado University Art Museum.  Nearly 900 entries submitted,

     of which 43 artists representing 19 states were selected for show.  AWARD: One of  9 artists 

     selected into the JUROR'S CIRCLE.


.  "Canyon Waters" accepted into the 5th Annual Art and Earth Juried Exhibition; theme "Art

     and Earth: My Art-My World."  Selected were 47 works by 42 artists from 17 states out

     of over 200 entries.  Margaret Winslow, Associate Curator for Contemporary Art at the 

     Delaware Art Museum, served as juror.  Exhibit runs from April 1-May 2, 2015, Berkeley

     Art Works Gallery, Martinsburg, WV.


.  "Life Begun" accepted into the 2015 Blair County Arts Festival's Fine Arts Exhibition, Penn State

     Altoona, May 16-17.


.  "Canyon Layers" and "Tsunami" accepted into The Earth Speaks, A Juried Exhibition on the

     Climate Crisis.  ARTSPACE Gallery & Pocono Arts Council, Stroudsburg, PA, April 6-26, 2015.


.  "Canyon Waters" accepted into 17th Contemporary Art International/Upstream People

     Online Gallery, May 1-31, 2015.  Received SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARD.


.  "River Valley at Dusk" and "As Water Flows Along a Shaded Little Hollow,"  Art In Common

     selections from June 18-August 20, 2015, office of Dr. Dianna Craig, Blair Medical Center,

     Altoona.


.  "Atonement" accepted into Mgal 2015 National Juried Exhibition, July 31-August 31, 2015.

     WKNO Gallery, Cordova, Tennessee.  Paul Jackson, AWS, NWS, Juror.


.  "In Full Bloom" and "Canyon Layers" accepted into "Artists In Our Midst" annual juried art

     show, Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, Altoona, Pa, September 20, 2015-January 12, 2016.

     Received HONORABLE MENTION AWARD for "Canyon Layers."


.  "Family on Way to Damascus" and "Between Friends" accepted into the 2015 Susquehanna

     River Art Center's 32nd Annual Juried Art Show, Joseph and Elizabeth Shaw Public Library,

     Clearfield, Pa, September 26-November 21.  Ivan Fortushniak, Assoc Prof of Art, IUP, Juror.

     Received HONORABLE MENTION AWARD for "Family on Way to Damascus."


.  "The Mystery of Human Life" and "Swan Lake" accepted into the 2015 Exposition of Small-

     Sized Artwork WWW International, December 1-31;  show debut December 1, 2015 at  

     www.UpstreamPeopleGallery.com.  Received SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARD for

     "Swan Lake."


.  "Generations" and "The Mystery of Human Life" accepted into 2016 Colors of Humanity

     Art Gallery show, "Open."  Entrants included artists from 23 states (USA) and 11 other countries.  

     Judging criterion was originality, interpretation, quality, artistic ability, and usage of medium. 


.  "Family on Way to Damascus" accepted into FUSION ART'S INTERNATIONAL ONLINE

    JURIED ART EXHIBITION FOR JANUARY 2016.  Artists were selected from over eight countries 

    including the USA, Hungary, Japan, Thailand, Israel, India, and France. 


.  "HEARTS" accepted into COLORS OF HUMANITY ONLINE ART GALLERY, FEBRUARY

    2016 SHOW: RED.  Entries came from 19 USA states and 12 countries.  


.  "Tsunami" accepted into Maryland Federation of Art's: STORMY WEATHER SHOW,

    March 17-May 1, 2016, Annapolis Maritime Museum.  Juror Nora Sturges, Area Head of 

    Painting and Drawing, Dept. of Art & Design, Towson University, MD, selected 39 artists 

    from nearly 400 entries from across the USA and Canada.  Received BEST IN SHOW.


.  "Canyon Waters" and "River Valley at Dusk" accepted into 2016 THE EARTH SPEAKS,

    a juried exhibition on the climate crisis, ArtSpace Gallery, Stroudsburg, Pa, April 1-23.

    From 80 submitted pieces, 58 works were selected for show by Juror Yvonne Love, Assistant

    Professor of Art, Penn State Abington College.


.  "The Mystery of Human Life" accepted into FUSION ART'S FIGURES & FACES (March 2016)

    Online Juried Art Exhibition.  Show begins March 1-31.  All exhibit artwork and competitive

    winners will show March 1, 2016 at Fusion Art.com.  Selected as an Online Exhibition Finalist.


.  "Generations" and "Atonement" accepted into the International Gallery of the Arts (IOGA) 

    TOP 100 "OPEN" ART Online Juried Art Exhibition, March 1-31, 2016.  "Generations" 

    chosen as SECOND PLACE winning piece in show.  View artworks at IOGA'S virtualgallery.com.


.  "Canyon Layers" accepted into the Berkeley Art Works SIXTH ANNUAL ART AND EARTH 

     JURIED EXHIBITION.  The juror (Dr. Douglas Kinnett) selected 47 works by 35 artists from 

     16 states out of 154 works submitted.  Exhibit takes place March 30-April 30, 2016, Berkeley 

     Art Works Gallery, Martinsburg, WV.


.  "Generations" accepted into the 2016 ACADEMY CENTER OF THE ARTS ANNUAL

     NATIONAL JURIED ART EXHIBITION, Center's Gallery, Lynchburg, VA,  April 1-31. 

     Siohan Byrns served as juror for the exhibit.


.   "Between Friends" and "Atonement" accepted into the 2016 Blair County Arts Festival's

     Juried Fine Arts Exhibition, Penn State Altoona, May 21-22.  Received HONORABLE MENTION

      for "Between Friends."


.   "Bloomin' Bud"accepted into FUSION ARTS INTERNATIONAL ONLINE JURIED ART

      EXHIBIT: Leaves and Petals, May 1-31, 2016.  Exhibition Finalist.


.   "In Full Bloom" accepted into Light Space and Time Online Juried Art Gallery's Show: 

      Botanical & Floral Art Exhibition, May 1-31, 2016.  Received SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARD.

     "In Full Bloom" was chosen for show from 764 submissions world wide.


.   "Canyon Waters" and "Tsunami" accepted into COLORS OF HUMANITY ART GALLERY'S

      JURIED ONLINE JUNE 2016 SHOW, "WATER."  Entries came from 18 USA states and 9 other countries.


.    "Between Friends" accepted into "Artists In Our Midst" annual juried art show, Southern

      Alleghenies Museum of Art, Altoona, Pa, October 21, 2016-February 4, 2017.  Ivan Fortushniak,

      Associate Professor of Painting and Drawing, Indiana University of PA, Jurist.


.    "Generations" accepted into BIENNIAL 2016, SOUTHERN ALLEGHENIES MUSEUM OF

      ART (SAMA), Saint Francis University, Loretto, PA, October 28-January 28, 2017.  Dr. Joyce

      Robinson served as both the Selection Juror and Awards Juror for Biennial 2016.  She is

      Curator at the Palmer Museum of Art at Penn State University and is a specialist in modern 

      and contemporary American art.


.    "Celebration" accepted into the Inaugural Exhibition of BAUHAUS PRAIRIE ART GALLERY:

      LIGHT & COLOR online juried art competition, October 1-31, 2016.  Margaret Gaeddert, graphic

      designer; fine artist in painting, calligraphy and caricature art, Jurist.  Received NOTEWORTHY 

      RECOGNITION AWARD.  From 138 works submitted, 76 pieces of art were selected for show.


.    "The Little Prince" accepted into FUSION ART'S 2ND ANNUAL ARTIST'S CHOICE

      International Online Juried Art Exhibition for the month of November 2016.  Countries include

      US, Canada, England, South Korea, Spain, Germany, Russia, Thailand, India, and Poland.  

      Selected as an Online Exhibition Finalist.


.     "The Mystery of Human Life" and "Generations" accepted into BAUHAUS PRAIRIE ART 

      GALLERY: Abstraction:  THEORETICAL, CONCEPTUAL, & INTELECTUAL online juried art 

      exhibition, February 2017.  Fine arts artist, Pat Gougler, served as Jurist.  Received 

      HONORABLE MENTION AWARD for "The Mystery of Human Life;" Received NOTEWORTHY

      RECOGNITION AWARD for "Generations."


.     "Generations" accepted into FUSION ART'S SHOW: COLORS (MARCH 2017) ONLINE

       JURIED ART EXHIBITION.  Selected as an Online Exhibition Finalist.


.     "Family On Way To Damascus" accepted into SOUTHWORKS 2017 NATIONAL JURIED ART

      EXHIBITION, Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation, Watkinsville, GA.  Works were selected by 

      Juror, Nandini Makrandi, Chief Curator Hunter Museum of American Art, Chattanooga, TN., 

      From over 500 works submitted, 69 pieces of art were selected for show.


.    "The Little Prince" accepted into the 2017 BLAIR COUNTY ARTS FESTIVAL JURIED FINE ARTS

       EXHIBITION, Penn State Altoona, May 20-21.  


.    "In Full Bloom" accepted into BAUHAUS PRAIRIE ART GALLERY online juried art exhibition:  

       The Art of Flora & Fauna, April 20-May 20, 2017.


.    "The Mystery of Human Life" accepted into SHANTI ARTS 2017: STILL POINT IX SUMMER

       JURIED ONLINE ART EXHIBITION, May 1-July 31.  To be included in Still Point Arts Quarterly

       Summer 2017.

   

.    "Celebration" accepted into BLANK ART SPACE'S 2017 ONLINE COLOR ART CONTEST, 

       month of August.  Received  HONORABLE MENTION AWARD.  


.    "In Full Bloom" accepted into LIGHT SPACE & TIME ONLINE ART GALLERY'S 7TH ANNUAL

      "BOTANICALS" JURIED ART COMPETITION for the month of August.  Accepted entries came 

       from 14 USA states and countries: Belarus, Canada, India, Russia, and Taiwan.


.     "The Little Prince" accepted into ARTISTS IN OUR MIDST EXHIBITION, Southern Alleghenies

        Museum of Art, Altoona, Pa, October 20-February 10, 2017.  Susan Laansma Pollins, Fine Artist,  

        Detroit, Michigan, served as Jurist.  Received HONORABLE MENTION AWARD.


.     "The Little Prince" accepted into BAUHAUS PRAIRIE ART GALLERY online juried art

        exhibition: Creative Inspiration 2017, August 18-September 20.  Received NOTEWORTHY

        RECOGNITION AWARD.


.     "Celebration" accepted into LIGHT, SPACE & TIME online juried art exhibition: OPEN ART

        EXHIBITION (no theme), September 2017.  781 entries from 26 countries were submitted;

        38 from different US states.  Received SPECIAL MERIT AWARD.


.     "Celebration" accepted into CONTEMPORARY ART GALLERY ONLINE'S 4th Annual "All

        Abstraction" 3D & Mixed Media Online Art Competition and Exhibition for the month of October 2017.

          


 



MIXED MEDIA WORKS IN PROGRESS:

   

At Day's End

Cocoon

Conception

Hatchling

Mountain Man



LIST OF COMPLETED MIXED MEDIA WORKS:

        

A Blooming Bud

African Queen        

Angel of God, My Guardian Dear

Arctic Thaw

As Water Flows Along A Shaded Little Hollow                                  

Atonement

Away and Back

Baby Babble

Between Friends

Birthing

Bouquet

Brain Surge

Bundle of Joy

Canyon at Dusk

Canyon Layers

Canyon Waters 

Celebration

Circus Seal                                          

Family On Way To Damascus              

Family Outing

Family Portrait 

Finding Solace Under the Sea                           

Generations

Hearts     

Helicon Clan Reunion

In Full Bloom

Koala

Life Begun

Madonna On High     

Mask       

Mexicana Agave

Mother and Child

Mountain Lake                                     

Party Dog

On Becoming Jane

Rio Girl

River Valley at Dusk

Swan Lake

The Little Prince

The Mystery of Human Life

Troll with Clenched Fist

Tsunami

       

 

SHOWN IN 2006-2017 ART EXHIBITIONS:  

 

. Abstract Exposure Online

. Academy of Fine Arts Annual National Art Exhibition

. AD.C Exhibition

. AGNWG Annual Juried Online

. All Media International Art Online

. American Juried Art Salon Online

. Annual Abstraction International Online

. Annual Bold/Subtle International Online

. Art Institute & Gallery, Inc

. Annual Judeo-Christian International Online

. Annual Visual Arts Ct. NJ International Exhibition

. Art Buzz Collection

. Art for God’s Sake

. ArtisTTable Online Art Gallery

. ARTSPACE Gallery, Stroudsburg, PA

. Associated Artists of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Museum of Art

. Baker Arts Center's National Juried Art Exhibition

. Bauhaus Prairie Online Art Gallery 

. Berkeley Arts Council/ The Arts Centre Gallery

. Blair County Fine Arts Exhibition

. Blair Medical Center, Altoona, Pa

. Blank Art Space's 2017 Online Color Art Contest

. Caladan Gallery

. 21st Century Art Online

. Colors of Humanity Juried Online Art Gallery

. Contemporary Art Gallery Online Art Competition and Exhibition

. Direct Art Publication

. Emerging Artists Online

. ESSIE AWARD Summer Showcase Art Competition

. Flow Art Space

. Fusion Art's International Juried Online Exhibition

. Gallery 360 Online

. HOYT Mid Atlantic Juried Exhibition

. Infinity Online Art Gallery Online

. International Abstract Art Online Showcase

. International Gallery of the Arts (IOGA)

. Learning & Art EXPO

. Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery

. Mgal Gallery of TN

. Maryland Federation of Art

. Masurmuseum of Art

. Mills Pond House Gallery

. National Christian Art Online

. Penn State Abington College

. Penn State Altoona College

. Projekt 30 Online

. Rocky Neck Colony Gallery

. Rome Art Coterie National Juried Exhibition

. SE Regional Juried Art Exhibition, Northwest Florida State Colleges

. Southworks Juried Art Exhibition

. Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, Altoona

. Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, Loretto (Biennial)

. Southern Appalachian Artist Guild National Juried Show

. St. Augustine Art Association 4th Annual Juried Nature & Wildlife Art Exhibition

. Stamford Art Association (Faber Birren National Color Award Show)

. Still Point Art Gallery

. Susquehanna River Art Center's 32nd Annual Juried Art Show 

. The Manhattan Arts Online

. Toronto Energy Gallery Online

. Upstream People Gallery Online Juried Art Exhibitions

. VMRC Multimedia Gallery

. Wills Creek Survey

. 34th Annual Mountain Art Show

        

 

AWARDS:


. 2006  Accepted into membership of the ASSOCIATED ARTISTS OF PITTSBURGH (PA),

    May 2, 2006.  Ten submitted works adjudicated by AAP Board of Directors

. 2006  SEMI-FINALIST, Emerging Artists Online Juried Exhibition

           


. 2007   AWARD OF EXCELLENCE, The Manhattan Arts Juried Online Exhibition

. 2007   (3) SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARDS, 9th Annual Judeo-Christian International 

      Online Juried Art Exhibition

. 2007   MERIT AWARD, 21st Century Art Paradox Online Juried Exhibition

. 2007   (2) SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARDS, 9th Annual Abstraction International Online Juried 

Art  Exhibition

. 2007   One of 15 artists chosen to exhibit works in ABSTRACT EXPOsure Online Juried Art Exhibit

. 2007   MASTER CLASS RATING awarded, American Juried Art Salon

           


. 2008   FINALIST, Direct Art Publication

. 2008   JUROR’S HONORABLE MENTION, Artists In Our Midst (SAMA)

. 2008   AGNWG MERIT AWARD, The Artist Guild of Northwest Georgia Annual Juried Online 

Art Competition

. 2008  “BABY BABBLE” accepted into 22nd Annual International Juried Art Show Visual Arts Center, NJ;

                                    Carter Foster, Curator of Drawings, Whitney Museum of American Art, NYC, Jurist

           


. 2009   “BLOOMIN’ BUD” and “FAMILY PORTRAIT” accepted into Associated Artists of Pittsburgh Annual 

Art Exhibition,  Carnegie Museum of Art; Doryun Chong, Associate Curator of 

  Visual Arts, Modern Museum of NYC, Jurist

. 2009   2D CATEGORY AWARD WINNER, Infinity Art Gallery Premiere Exhibit-ONE Juried Online Show

. 2009   SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARD, Upstream People Gallery’s 11ththth    Annual Abstraction 

                                    International Online Juried Art Exhibition

           


. 2010   SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARD, Upstream People Gallery’s 12th Annual Judeo-Christian

                                    International Online Juried Art Exhibition

. 2010   HONORABLE MENTION AWARD for  "Birthing," Blair County Juried Fine Arts Exhibition

. 2010   30th Faber Birren National Color Award Show for Distinguished and Creative Expression of Color. 

                                    Samantha Rippner, Associate Curator at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New 

York, Jurist

. 2010   (2) SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARDS, Upstream People Gallery’s 12th Annual Multimedia 

Juried Online International Art Exhibition

           


. 2011   HONORABLE MENTION SELECTEE, 1st Annual International ESSIE AWARD Summer Showcase

                                    Juried Art Competition

. 2011   Received BEST IN SHOW for “BIRTHING,” Artists in Our Midst Exhibit, Southern 

Alleghenies Museum (SAMA), Altoona

. 2011   Received (2) SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARDS, Upstream People Gallery’s 13thth Annual 

                                    Abstraction Juried Online International Art Exhibition

. 2011   Received FIRST PLACE AWARD for “Mask”; Second Place Award for “Canyon at Dusk,” 

AGNWG 4th Annual Juried Fine Art Competition



. 2012   Received SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARD for "River Valley at Dusk," Upstream People           Gallery's 14th Annual Abstraction Juried Online International Art Exhibition

. 2012   Received HONORABLE MENTION AWARD for "Canyon at Dusk," 20th SE Regional Juried 

Fine Arts Exhibition 

. 2012   Received HONORABLE MENTION AWARD for "Tsunami," Blair County Juired Fine Arts Exhibition

. 2012   FINALIST in the 2nd Annual International ESSIE AWARD Summer Showcase

. 2012-2013  Received HONORABLE MENTION for "Tsunami," Artists in Our Midst Exhibit, SAMA, Altoona



. 2013   Received SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARD for "In Full Bloom," Upstream People Gallery's

15th Annual All Media Juried Online International Art Exhibition

. 2013   Received JUROR'S CHOICE AWARD for "River Valley at Dusk," Academy of Fine Arts 

National Juried Art Exhibition

. 2013  Received MERIT AWARD for "As Water Flows Along A Shaded Little Hollow" in Berkeley 

Arts Council's Third Annual Art & Earth Celebration Juried Art Exhibition, 

April 20-May 11



. 2014  Received BEST IN SHOW  for "Canyon River at Dusk,"  in Berkeley Arts Council's 

Fourth Annual ART and EARTH Juried Exhibition, April 10-May 4

. 2014  Received SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARD for "Life, Above All," Upstream People Gallery's

16th Annual Judeo-Christian International Online Juried Art Exhibition

. 2014  Received HONORABLE MENTION AWARD for "Generations," Blair County Juried Fine 

Arts Exhibition

. 2014  Received SPECIAL RECOGNITION  AWARDS for "Between Friends," "Beyond Borders,"                       "Celebration," "Family on Way to Damascus," and "In Full Bloom," in Upstream

People' s 11th Annual Color:  Bold/Subtle Juried Online International Art Exhibition

. 2014  "Mountain Lake" published in SHANTI ARTS QUARTERLY, Fall 2014, Issue No. 15

. 2014-2015  Received HONORABLE MENTION AWARD for "Tsunami" in ArtisTTable's THE LANDSCAPE SHOW, Juried Online Exhibition, November 13, 2014-January 14, 2015



. 2014-2015  Received HONORABLE MENTION AWARD for "Tsunami" in SAMA St. Francis University,

Loretto, Pa, October 24-January 24, 2015

. 2015  One of 9 artists selected into the "JUROR'S CIRCLE" Masurmuseum 52nd Annual Juried

             Competition; Sandra Q. Firmin, Director Colorado University Art Museum, Jurist.

. 2015  Received SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARD for "Canyon Waters,"  17th Annual Abstraction

Juried Online International Art Exhibition

. 2015  Received HONORABLE MENTION AWARD for "Canyon Layers" in  2015 SAMA's Artists in 

Our Midst Exhibit, Altoona, Pa

. 2015  Received HONORABLE MENTION AWARD for "Family on Way to Damascus" in Susquehanna

River Art Center 32nd Annual Juried Art Exhibit

. 2015 Received SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARD for "Swan Lake," 2015 Juried Exposition of Small-

Sized Artwork WWW International



. 2016 Received SECOND PLACE winning piece for "Generations" International Gallery of

the Arts (IOGA) TOP 100 "OPEN" ART COMPETITION, Online Juried Arts

Exhibition, March 1-31

. 2016 Received BEST IN SHOW for "Tsunami," Stormy Weather Show, Maryland Federation of Art, 

March 17-May 1

. 2016 Selected as an Online Exhibition Finalist for "Bloomin' Bud," FUSION ART'S Leaves and Petals, 

International Online Juried Art Exhibit, May 1-31

. 2016 Received SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARD for "In Full Bloom," Light Space & Time

Online Art Gallery's Botanical & Floral Show, May 1-31

. 2016 Received HONORABLE MENTION AWARD for "Between Friends," in Blair County

Juried Fined Arts Exhibition, May 21-22

. 2016 Received NOTEWORTHY RECOGNITION AWARD for "Celebration," in Bauhaus Prairie

        Art Gallery's Online juried show: Light & Color, October 1-31

. 2016 Selected as an Exhibition Finalist for "The Little Prince," in Fusion Art's 2nd Annual Artist's Choice,

        International Online Juried Art Exhibition for the month of November 2016



. 2017 Received HONORABLE MENTION AWARD for "The Mystery of Human Life;"  

  Received NOTEWORTHY RECOGNITION AWARD for "Generations" in Bauhaus Prairie

Art Gallery's Online juried show: Abstraction: Theoretical, Conceptual, & 

Intellectual, February 2017

. 2017 Selected as an Online Exhibition Finalist for "Generations," in Fusion Art's Show:

Colors (March 2017) Online Juried Art Exhibition

. 2017 Included in SHANTY ARTS 2017 SUMMER PUBLICATION "The Mystery of Human Life"

. 2017 Received HONORABLE MENTION AWARD for "Celebration," in Blank Art Space's 2017

Online Color Art Contest

. 2017 Received NOTEWORTHY RECOGNITION AWARD for "The Little Prince" in Bauhaus Prairie

Art Gallery's Online juried show: Creative Inspiration, August-Sept 2017

. 2017 Received SPECIAL MERIT AWARD for "Celebration" in Light, Space, and Time Art

      Gallery's 2017 September online juried art show

. 2017 Received HONORABLE MENTION AWARD for "The Little Prince" in 2017 SAMA's Artists

in Our Midst Exhibit, Altoona, Pa, October 20-February 10


Finish each day and be done with it

January 2018 – December 2018