Saturday, January 8, 2022

Signature Member Status - Portrait Society of America

I was pleasantly surprised to learn that the Portrait Society of America awarded me Signature Member status this week. A great way to start the new year.

Here are some of my favorite portraits.
"Of Earth And Sky" • 2020 • Oil on Linen • 30"x60" • Private Collection

"Betty" • 2020 • Oil on Panel • 9" x 12" • 2 Hours • Private Collection

Entry, 2021 Bosque Arts Center Bosque Art Classic

"Neil Reflected" • 2019 • 14"x18" • Oil on Linen • Private Collection

Winner, Best In Show 
Riverside Art Center "For the Love of the Moon" exhibit in honor of Neil Armstrong and the 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing, July 3rd - August 3rd, 2019, in Armstrong's hometown, Wapakoneta, Ohio

"Weathered" • 2020 • Oil on Linen • 18" x 24" • Private Collection

"Ari Portrait Sketch" Coppini Academy of Fine Art • 2017 • Oil on Linen • 12"x16" 
• Available at
Southwest Art Magazine, September 2018

"Awaiting" • 2020 • Oil on Linen • 24"x30" • Private Collection

Entry, Oil Painters of America 29th Annual National Exhibition
RS Hanna Gallery, Fredericksburg, Texas

Entry, 2021 Bosque Arts Center Bosque Art Classic

"Dama De Rojo" • 2020 • Oil on Linen • 15"x30" • Available at
Gold Medal Winner, Oil Painters of America 2020 Juried Salon Show

“Orange Tabby Cat Study” Coppini Academy of Fine Art • 2021 • 12" x 16" • Oil on Linen 
• 1.5 Hours • Available at

"Amor a la Vida" • 2021 • Oil on Linen • 48" x 38" • Private Collection
Runner-up, Southwest Art Magazine 2021 Artistic Excellence Competition

"War Dancer" • 2019 • Oil on Linen • 20"x24" • Private Collection

Winner, Certificate of Excellence
Portrait Society of America 21st Annual International Portrait Competition

Featured, Oil Painters of America
28th Annual National Juried Exhibition of Traditional Oils
Illume Gallery of Fine Art, St. George, Utah

Honorable Mention, Southwest Art Magazine 2020 Artistic Excellence Competition

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