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National Oil and Acrylic Painters 1st Spring "Best of America" Exhibition Richland Fine Art Gallery, Nashville, TN, April 30 - May 26, 2018

American Impressionist Society's 2nd Annual "Impressions: Small Works Showcase" National Juried Exhibition, Greenwich House Gallery, Cincinnati, OH March 23 - April 21, 2018

Signature American Watermedia  Exhibition, 9th Annual "World of Watercolor & Beyond"  Fallbrook Art Center Fallbrook, CA, February 4 - April 15, 2018 merit award


Watercolor Society of Indiana Annual Exhibit, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN Oct. 8 - Dec. 3, 2017
National Oil and Acrylic Painters' Society
  Best of America 2017 Oct. 16 - November 11, 2017 Castle Gallery, Fort Wayne, IN

National Watercolor Society 97th International Open Exhibition, Oct. 21 - Dec. 17, 2017, San Pedro, CA

American Impressionist Society 18th Annual National Juried Competition, Sept. 28 - Oct. 29, 2017 Montgomery-Lee Fine Art Park City, Utah

Rocky Mountain National Watermedia 44th Annual Exhibition Sept. 16 - Oct. 28, 2017 Evergreen Center for the Arts, Golden CO

Hoosier Salon 93rd Annual Exhibit, Indiana State Museum, Indianapolis, IN July 27 - Oct. 8, 2017

National Society of Painters in Casein and Acrylic  63rd Annual Exhibit June 26 - July 14, 2017 Salmagundi Club, 47 5th Avenue, NY, NY 

39th Annual Indiana Heritage Arts Exhibition, Brown County Art Gallery, Nashville, IN June 10 - July 1, 2017, John "Abe" Eyed Memorial Award

American Society of Marine Artists 2017 West Exhibition May 8 - June 25 Channel Islands Maritime Museum Oxnard, CA

Signature American Watermedia  Exhibition
, 7th Annual "World of Color"  Fallbrook Art Center Fallbrook, CA, merit award

Indiana Artists Club 85th Annual Exhibition Indianapolis Museum of Art, April 7 - June 11, 2017

Hudson Valley Art Association 84th Annual Exhibition Salmagundi Club, New York City, April 30 - May 5, 2017

Transparent Watercolor Society of America  41st Annual Exhibition, Kenosha Public Museum, May 6 - Aug.6, 2017

American Society of Marine Artists
2017 West Regional Exhibition May 8 - August 6, 2017 Channel Islands Maritime Museum in Oxnard, CA

International Society of Acrylic Painters Online 8th Annual Exhibition starting April 10, 2017

Richmond Art Museum  118th Annual Exhibition, Richmond Art Gallery 350 Hub Etchison Parkway, Richmond, IN November 3 - January 14 IPAPA Traditional Landscape Award


Recent Achievements

 Featured artist in Acrylic Artist magazine Summer 2017 "Uncommon Landscapes" by Natalie Coleman, pp 34 - 43

Watercolor Society of Indiana Exhibit 2017 Indianapolis Museum of Art  Indianapolis, IN $1000 "Birdie" (Roberta Bloomhorst) Merit award for Ripple Effect

Salon III show at Athens Art Gallery Crawfordsville, IN merit award for Glacial Handiwork

National Society of Painters in Casein and Acrylic 2016 show the Louise C. Nemeth Memorial Award of $3000 for Red Earth Refrain

First Brush of Spring New Harmony, IN 2016 First Place Merit Award for A Walk Down Main

Whiskey Painters of America 2016 People's Choice Award for Best Landscape Autumn Whisper

Haan Museum Paint Out 2nd place for Looking Down 9th Street

On the cover and feature story in the Winter 2015 American Society of Marine Artists News and Journal written by Charles Raskob Robinson pp 7 - 11

Mario Cooper & Dale Meyers Medal at the 148th Exhibition of the American Watercolor Society, New York City 2015

First Place Merit Award at the 5th Annual Signature American Watermedia Exhibition   

Winslow Homer Award at the Transparent Watercolor Society of America  38th Annual Exhibition

Awarded Signature Membership in the American Watercolor Society, the National Watercolor Society, the Transparent Watercolor Society of America, and the American Impressionist Society

Article in April 2012 Watercolor Artist magazine "The Next Best Thing" by Michelle Taute, pp 40-49

Best of Show (Wilbur Meese Memorial Award) in the 2011 Watercolor Society of Indiana Exhibit for Sanguine Summer

Best of Show (IHA Gold Award) in the 2012 Indiana Heritage Arts Exhibition for Valley Revival

Oil Painting Heartland Juncture selected for the permanent collection of the Art Museum of Greater Lafayette

Finalist in the 2012 Artist's Magazine Landscape Competition

Inclusion in the Indiana Plein Air Painters Association book Paint Indiana III

Acrylic Painting Sun Patched selected for the permanent collection of the Indiana State Museum