Professionally trained for jewelry designs and enamel artist/goldsmith.
16 Awards and Honors Received in the first half of 2019 and 2018: Best of Jewelry, 2019 Bonita Springs National Art Festival (show1), Bonita Springs, FL; Best of Jewelry, 2019 Suncoast Art Fest, Wesley Chapel, FL; Best of Jewelry, 2019 Bonita Springs National Art Festival (show2), Wesley Chapel, FL; Best in Show, 2019 South Miami Rotary Art Fest, South Miami, FL; Best of Jewelry, 2019 Summerfair, Cincinnati, OH; Best of Jewelry, 2018 Dogwood Art Festival, Atlanta, GA; Judges Choice Award, 2018 Boardwalk Art Show of Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art, Virginia Beach, VA;
1st Place in Jewelry Category, 2018 Summerfair, Cincinnati, OH; Distinction in Jewelry Category, 2018 Fairhope Arts & Crafts Festival, Fairhope, AL; Best of Show, 2018 Lakeshore Art Festival, Muskegon, MI. Special Recognition, 2018 Uptown Art Fair, Minneapolis, MN; Award of Merit, 2018 Morning Glory Fine Craft Fair, Milwaukee, WI; Judges Selection Award, 2018 Cain Park Arts Festival, Cleveland Heights, OH;
Fine Craft Award, 2018 Spring Fiesta in the Park, Orlando, FL; Best of Display, 2018 Art Street, Green Bay, WI; Juror for 2019 Syracuse Arts and Crafts Festival, Syracuse, NY.