Activities & Exhibits

Thank you for your interest in my activities, exhibits & awards. I’m honored to have worked with and shown art alongside many exceptional artists and art supporters in a variety of shows and venues, a selection of which are listed below.


  • “Go Figure”, a juried exhibit of portraits and clothed figures, Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County, 2022.
  • Steering Committee, Plein Air South 2021 and 2022.
  • Coordinator, Emerald Coast Plein Air Painters, 2015 – 2021, Okaloosa & Walton Counties, Northwest Florida.
  • Florida’s Finest en Plein Air Ambassador 2021, 2019, and 2016, Forgotten Coast En Plein Air, Apalachicola and Port St. Joe, FL.
  • J.Leon Gallery & Studio, Miramar Beach, FL, Fall 2020 through Winter 2021.
  • “Sea & Sky” solo exhibit, March 1-May 15, 2020, at Anne Hunter Galleries, 25 Central Square, Seaside, FL 32459.
  • Artist-in-Residence, 2019, Forgotten Coast En Plein Air, Port St. Joe, FL.
  • Juried Acceptance into Foster Gallery, Ruskin Place, Seaside, FL, winter rotation 2019, Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County.
  • Workshop Instructor, Grand Lagoon Plein Air Festival, November, 2019, St. Andrews State Park, Panama City Bch, FL.
  • Judge, Grand Lagoon Plein Air Festival, November, 2019, St. Andrews State Park, Panama City Bch, FL.
  • Judge, Women in Art Exhibit 2019, Northwest Florida State College, Jan Faubel, curator.
  • Faculty, “An Affair with Plein Air”, FL Chautauqua Assembly 2019, DeFuniak Springs, FL.
  • Best in Show 2019 and 1st Place Wildlife, Walton County, DeFuniak Springs, FL. (“Osprey and Chick”)
  • 1st Place Landscape, Walton County 2019, DeFuniak Springs, FL. (“Glen Garden”)
  • 1st Place Portraits 2019, Walton County, DeFuniak Springs, FL. (“Cyclist on a Break”)
  • Purchase Award 2019, Walton County, DeFuniak Springs, FL. (“Florida Chautauqua Camp”)
  • 2nd Place, Walton County Scenes, Walton County, FL (“Stable at Camp Helen State Park”)
  • Recipient, Artist Education Grant 2019, Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County, Santa Rosa Beach, FL.
  • Juried acceptance into Estes Valley Plein Air 2018, Estes Park, Colorado.
  • 3rd Place, Pike Road Paint Out 2018, Pike Road, AL. (“King of Sweet Creek”)
  • 3rd Place, Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association, BRMAA Open Paint Out 2018, Blue Ridge, GA. (“Stanley Rapids”)
  • 1st Place Still Life 2018, Walton County, DeFuniak Springs, FL. (“Pears 1”)
  • 1st Place Buildings 2018, Walton County, DeFuniak Springs, FL. (“Seeing the Light”)
  • 1st Place Drawings 2018, Walton County, DeFuniak Springs, FL. (“Abigail as Madame X”)
  • 2nd Place Waterscapes 2018, Walton County, DeFuniak Springs, FL. (“Vogle State Park”)
  • 2nd Place, Plein Air South 2018 attendees, Port St. Joe, FL. (“Spring Dune”)
  • 2nd Place, St. George Island Invitational 2018, Eastpoint, FL, and workshop instructor. (“Marsh at Nick’s Hole”)
  • Board of Directors, Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County, 2011-2017, Santa Rosa Beach, FL.; member and several-times chair of the “A+Art Committee”, tasked with member exhibits of art in public places.
  • Solo Exhibit, Walton County Coastal Branch Library, October-November 2017, Santa Rosa Beach, FL.
  • 2nd Place Quickdraw, and workshop instructor, Flutterby Festival 2017, CAA Open PleinAir Paint Out, Santa Rosa Beach, FL.(“Nature Trail”)
  • 2nd Place, Plein Air Magazine New Zealand Trip 2017 Exhibit, Apalachicola, FL. (“Wharf at Glenorchy”)
  • The Foster Gallery, Winter 2016, Market Shops of Sandestin, FL.
  • Judge, Alabama Plein Air Artists Gulf Shores Open Quickdraw 2016, Gulf Shores, AL.
  • Best in Show, Bagdad-Milton Paint-Out, 2016, Milton, FL. (“Anticipation”)
  • Featured plein air painter and workshop instructor, FL Chautauqua Assembly, 2016, DeFuniak Springs, FL.
  • 3rd Place, ADSO SE Regional Juried Fine Arts Ex., 2016, Niceville, FL. (“Western Lake With Umbrella Trees”)
  • Solo exhibit Jan-Mar 2016, Beach Art Group, Palms Conference Center, Panama City Beach, FL.
  • People’s Choice Best in Show, 2015 Local Color Plein Air Festival (open), Lynn Haven, FL. (“Victoria’s Potted Flowers”)
  • The Present Moment Solo Exhibit, 2013, Monet Monet, Grayton Beach, FL.