1980 Powell Valley High School, Big Stone Gap, Virginia
1982 Art Institute of Atlanta, Honors Graduate. Associate of Arts/Photography
Selected Honors & Awards:
2000 Popular Photography Magazine, ”Discovery” feature ,July 2000 issue, two pages with photos.
2000 The Photo Review Magazine, Annual Photo Competition, Honorable Mention. Winners chosen by juror William Wegman, photographic artist.
1991 GEORGIA COUNCIL FOR THE ARTS, Individual Artist Grant for, “Construcheonyx” Photographic Constructions Exhibit.
1990 50TH INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHIC SALON OF JAPAN, Bronze Medal Winner.
1986 – 1989 9th, through 12th, ANNUAL ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA POSTER COMPETITION, Work selected every year for poster advertisement.
1983 NIKON PHOTO CONTEST INTERNATIONAL, New York, Bronze Medal Winner.
1981 ATLANTA MAGAZINE, 2nd Annual Atlanta Photo Competition, First Place Winner, Color Category.
1981 PHOTOGRAPHER’S FORUM MAGAZINE, 2nd Annual College Photo Contest, Certificate of Merit, Honorable Mention.
1980 SCHOLASTIC MAGAZINE PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST, Best Portfolio Award.
2001 BOSQUE COUNTY CONSERVATORY OF FINE ARTS, Clifton Texas, selected artist for Viewpoint 2001 judged group competition by Andy Reisberg. owner of Photographic Archives Lab & Gallery, Dallas, Texas.
2000 MAIN ST. Forth Worth Arts Festival 15th Annual Fine Art Festival Exhibition, Featured Artist. Selected by Joan Davidow, Director of the Arlington Museum of Art in Arlington, TX.
2000 TEXAS PHOTOGRAPHIC SOCIETY, San Antonio, 15th Annual Members Show, Featured Artist. Selected by Windy Watriss, Artistic Director and Co-Founder of PhotoFest, Houston, TX.
1999 TEXAS STATE FAIR, Dallas, First place winner and best of show in advanced color category.
1999 BOSQUE COUNTY CONSERVATORY OF FINE ARTS, Clifton Texas, selected artist for Viewpoint 99 judged group competition by Barbara McCandless, Curator of Photographs at the Amon Carter Museum.
1998 TEXAS PHOTOGRAPHIC SOCIETY, San Antonio, 13th Annual Members Show, Featured Artist. Selected by Jeffrey Hoone Director of Light Work Magazine Syracuse, NY.
1997 TEXAS HERITAGE MAGAZINE, Judged group exhibition that traveled throughout Texas Curated by photographer Mark Klett.
1995 DALLAS VISUAL ART CENTER, Dallas, 1995 Critic's Choice, Featured Artist.
1995 RULE MODERN & CONTEMPORARY, Denver, Off The Information Super Highway Show, Featured Artist.
1992 GEORGIA SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY, “Silver & Wood”, Photography and Sculpture, Featured Artist.
1989 BurnNoff GALLERY, ATLANTA, “The Students of Roger Rutherford”, Featured Artist.
1988 LAMAR DODD ART CENTER, LaGrange National XIII, Featured Artist.
1988 GERTRUDE HERBERT INSTITUTE OF ART, New York, Featured Artist.
1981 PIEDMONT ARTS FESTIVAL, Atlanta, Exhibitor, Featured Artist.