Awards & Honors

2022 Southern Arizona Attractions Alliance Founders Award for promoting tourism in Arizona

2021 – “Splash 22” – Best of Watercolor sponsored by Watercolor Magazine

2020 – Top Rated Gallery, Google

2020 – Director's Choice: New Artist, Cowgirl Up! 2020 Western Art Show, Desert Caballeros Western Museum, Wickenburg, AZ

2019 – Benefit Honoree, Tucson Wildlife Center

2019 – Certificate of Excellence, Trip Advisor

2019 – Best Art Gallery, Tucson Weekly

2018 – Best Visual Artist, Tucson Weekly

2017 – Best Visual Artist, Tucson Weekly

2017 – Best Art Gallery, Arizona Daily Star

2016 – Best Visual Artist, Tucson Weekly

2015 – Best Visual Artist, Tucson Weekly

2014 – Best Art Gallery, Tucson Weekly

2014 – Best Visual Artist, Tucson Weekly

2014 – Featured Artist, Cowboy Arts & Music Festival

2013 – Featured Artist, Cowboy Arts & Music Festival

2012 – Artist-in-Residence, Miraval: Life in Balance Spa & Resort

2010 – Featured Artist, Empire Ranch 100

2009 – Top Community Service Award, Wells Fargo Copper Cactus Awards

2009 – Best Visual Artist in Tucson, Tucson Home Magazine

2008 – Best Visual Artist in Tucson, Tucson Home Magazine

2007 – Featured Artist, SAACA [GOVAC Oro Valley Arts]

2007 – College Hall of Fame, Douglass Society, Rutgers University

2007 – Hearts & Horses Black Tie Gala Honor, TROT: Therapeutic Riding of Tucson

2007 – Honorary Chair, Tucson Symphony Orchestra’s Art of Music

2005 – Hall of Fame, Toms River High School South

2005 – Best Visual Artist, Tucson Weekly

2004 – Best Visual Artist, Tucson Weekly

2003 – Woman of the Year, New Beginnings for Women & Children

2003 – Featured Artist, Fourth Ave. Street Fair

2000 – Four Way Award for Distinguished Community Service, Rotary Club of Tucson

1999 – Philanthropist of the Year, Arthritis Foundation of Southern Arizona

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