Professional Development / Awards & Honors

Professional Development:

2015 VAE’s Ignite Creativity Conference Attendee
2015 Figure Painting 5 day Workshop with Stephen Early
2012 R&F The World of Encaustic Workshop, with Catherine Nash Sedona Arizona
2008 Acrylic Mixed Media Workshop with Patti Brady
2002 Penland, Non Camera Based Photo Processes with Marco Breuer
2000 Lecture on Press, a solo exhibition, Peace College
1999 Southern Conference on Cast Iron Art Sloss Furnace National Historic Landmark, Birmingham, Alabama
1999 Panel Discussion, Art after Academia, Southern Conference on Cast Iron Art
1998 6th Annual No Man’s Land International Wood Carving Competition, Breckenridge, Colorado
1997 90th Anniversary Celebration Ice Carving Symposium East Carolina University, Greenville, NC
1997 Interactive Multimedia Traveling Studio – Poland
1996 2nd Annual Iron Casting Symposium, Tallinn, Estonia
1996 Radiators to Sculpture Iron Casting Symposium, Edenton, NC
1995 Iron Casting Symposium, Tallinn Art University, Tallinn, Estonia

Awards & Honors:

Awarded Associate Professorship Wake Technical Community College
2012 Regional Artists Project Grant, United Arts of Raleigh & Wake County
2007 Outstanding Faculty, Art Department, Wake Technical Community College
2001 Peace College Goodman Scholar, Peace College
2000 Regional Artist Project Grant, United Arts Council of Wake County