Honors and Grants

12/2010 Awarded an Artist Venture grant from South Carolina Arts Commission to sponsor Kimono Silks show during Spoleto 2011 (May 12-June 21)

7/08 Smithsonian Folklife Festival, Washington, DC (Demonstrated batik & panel participant for NASA)

8/07 “The World From Above” Wave Hill, Bronx, NY (Family art weekend monotypes project)

2/06 – 3/06 “Poets and Painters” Gibbes Museum of Art, Charleton, SC (Teaching art for public schools)

6/05 “Prayers For The Planet” Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA (Set design with Nicola Hawkins Dance Company and Dinosaur Annex Music Ensemble with original music by Evan Ziporyn in conjunction with the World Batik Conference, Boston, MA)

11/2000 – 4/2001 Southern Living Showcase House, Brookgreen Gardens, Pawleys Island, SC (batiks and monotypes)

10/2000 – 11/2000 Home Magazine’s Charleston Cozy Cottage, Charleston, SC (batiks and monotypes)

4/2000 River Management Symposium, “Blending Art and Science,” Charleston, SC Aquarium (Organized the Ace Troops and presented dance, music, theater & art programs)

8/98 EROS Data Center, “Hawaii” 184″ x 36″ batik on silk, Sioux Falls, SD (Third place in a national juried competition)

8/98 South Carolina Arts Commission, Awarded the Individual Fellowship Grant, Invested in SCETV video, “ACE Basin”

5/98 Planning grant from the Donnelley Foundation in support of Embracing the ACE, The Ace Troops

2/97 – 4/97 “Harmony House,” HOME Magazine’s Featured Ecology-minded House, Dewees Island, SC

12/93 Judge, Oregon Arts Commission Fellowship Panel

5/92 South Carolina Arts Commission Project Grant, produced a community drama “Any Natural Disaster,” International Spoleto Festival, Charleston, SC

11/89 ICI America’s Matching Corporate Grant, Educational artist video, “Islands from the Sky”

7/89 Trident Community Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts Expansion Arts Fund, Individual Artist Grant for artist video, “Islands from the Sky”

7/88 South Carolina Arts Commission Professional Discipline Individual Grant, Awarded for “Islands from the Sky” video