Awards


Though I rarely enter competitions due to lack of time and my location, here are the recent awards that my artwork and I have been fortunate to achieve:

  1. 2016 June: My painting Refined Grace was a finalist in the ‘The Artist Category 2016 Open Art Competition’, was amongst 70 selected entries by professional artists from the UK and Worldwide and exhibited at Patchings Art Centre
  2. 2016 May: My painting Musing Dancer and I, were finalists in the Fine Art Trade Guild’s 2016 Art and Framing Awards in the Best Selling Artist category.
  3. 2014 May: My painting Solitaire and I, were finalists in the Fine Art Trade Guild’s 2014 Art and Framing Awards in the Best Selling Published Artist category.
  4. 2013 August: In Red Bubble’s 23rd juried invitational Solo Exhibition, Solitaire was judged as ‘1st Place in Traditional Art’ and given a special recognition ‘Solo Exhibition’ award, given an ‘Excellence Award’ in the Traditional Painting category and awarded ‘Best in Show’ overall! Another pretty clean sweep…
  5. 2012 September: : In Red Bubble’s 19th juried invitational Solo Exhibition, Refined Grace was given a special merit ‘Excellence Award’ in the ‘Figurative Painting’ category.
  6. 2011 November: Poise in Silhouette was a finalist in the Aesthetica Magazine Creative Works Competition out of 3,000 entries and was featured in the Creative Works Annual 2012.
  7. 2011 November: The Passion of Dance was awarded 4th place in the Artavita competition out of 1,200 entries, for which my artwork was featured in the Important World Artists book.
  8. 2011 June: My quaint little home made website was a finalist in the Fine Art Trade Guild’s Art and Framing Awards in the Art Business Website category.
  9. 2010 December: Leap into e Unknown was a finalist in the Aesthetica Magazine Creative Works Competition and is therefore featured in the Creative Works Annual 2011.
  10. 2010 October: In Red Bubble’s 8th juried invitational Solo Exhibition, The Passion of Dance was judged as ‘1st Place in Traditional Art’ and given a special merit ‘Inspirational’ award in the Traditional category, given another special merit ‘Excellence’ award in the ‘Oil Painting’ category and awarded ‘Best in Show’ overall! A pretty clean sweep…
  11. 2008 November: Un Momento Intenso was given a special merit award in the Canon / Art Business Today ‘Print to Win’ competition.
  12. 2008 April: I was voted as ‘Best Traditional Artist’ by other forum members on the Deviant Art website. Here’s the interview they did with me afterwards.
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