Selected Juried Shows
Smithsonian Craft Show, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006
Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
American Craft Exposition, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008
American Craft Council, Atlanta 2006, 2005
Contemporary Craft Museum, Portland
Owensboro Museum of Fine Art
Johnson & Johnson Corporation
Special Awards and Honors
United States Artists Rasmuson Fellowship Award, 2010
Best of Show, American Craft Exposition, Evanston, 2010
Best of Show, American Craft Exposition, Evanston, 2009
Bronze Award, Smithsonian Craft Show, 2009
Kentucky Arts Council Individual Artist Fellowship Award, 2009
Best of Show, American Craft Exposition, Evanston, 2008
The Adrianna Farrelli National Prize for Excellence in Fiber Art, Philadelphia 2006
Award of Excellence, American Craft Council, Atlanta, 2006
Southern Highland Craft Guild Educational Scholarship, 2005
Award of Excellence, American Craft Council, Atlanta, 2005
Best of Show Award; Traditional Craft–Contemporary Art; New Hampshire Institute of Art 2004
Kentucky Arts Council Grant, 2003
Ky. Craft Marketing comission for Millenium Award presented to Gov. Patton, 2000
Kentucky Arts Council Cultural Exchange Artist to Ecuador, 1999
Kentucky Arts Council Al Smith Artist Fellowship Grant, 1998
Kentucky Arts Council Professional Development Grant, 1996
Artist Profile Feature, Kentucky Educational TV, 1993
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