AWARDS & SHOWS

Solo and Group Shows (2009 – present)

Abuelitas’
Artists Portal, Day of the Dead Show, Topanga CA

Upstream People Gallery
12th Annual Faces Juried Exhibition, Omaha NE (Awarded special recognition)

Irvine Contemporary Gallery
Manifest Hope Show, Washington DC (curated by Shepard Fairey for the Presidential inauguration)

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Viva Gallery
Reconstruction, Studio City CA

Agape International Spiritual Center
Solo Show, Culver City CA

Upstream People Gallery
Judeo-Christian Juried International Exhibition, Omaha NE (Awarded special recognition)

Viva Gallery
Improvizations 5, Studio City CA

Abuelitas’
Artists Portal group show, Topanga CA

Santa Barbara Frame and Gallery
Buddha Abides, Santa Barbara, CA

Burbank Creative Arts Center Gallery
Transformations, Burbank CA

Agape International Spiritual Center
New Works, Culver City CA (solo show)

Agape International Spiritual Center
Brown Bag Buddha, Culver City CA (solo show)

Gallery 800
 Ripped, NoHo, CA (Brown Bag Buddha #17 awarded first place)

Ethos Gallery
Famefest, Los Angeles, CA

EthosGallery
Ascending Human (a journey into consciousness), Los Angeles, CA  (group show)

Ethos Gallery
Thank You,  Los Angeles, CA

Antelope Valley College Gallery
Dwellings; Los Angeles Experimental Artists Group show, Lancaster, CA

Ethos Gallery
Women in Art,  Los Angeles, CA

Ethos Gallery
Equestrian Spirit, Los Angeles,CA
Studio Five08
Wired; Collage Artists of America group show, Santa Monica, CA
Santa Barbara Frame Shop
Buddha Abides; 13th Annual Exhibition, Santa Barbara, CA
Abuelita’s
Dia De Los Muerto’s, Group Exhibit
Studio Five08
Seeing Buddha; Santa Monica, CA
Peace Love and Understanding
The Whole 9 Gallery; Culver City, CA (color award winner)
Awards

The Peace Project 2013
” The Dream”, color award winner

American Art Awards 2012 (view here)
“Soul Celebration” (awarded 2nd place for Human Expressionism)
“Brown Bag Buddha #4″ (awarded 2nd place for Innovative Art)
“Brown Bag Buddha #7″ (awarded 3rd place for Asian/Oriental Art)
“Brown Bag Buddha #8″ (awarded 2nd place for Spiritual Art)

American Art Awards 2009
“With Great Love” (awarded 1st place for portrait of someone famous & 3rd place for innovative art)
“Moses in the Bed of Reeds” (awarded 2nd place in Expressionism, human figure & 4th in Innovative category)
“Release” (awarded 2nd place in spiritual & 4th for Realism, human figure)
“Peace is the Path” (awarded 3rd place for portrait of someone famous & 4th in Religious art)
“The Power of Change” (awarded 3rd in political commentary & 4th in Portrait of someone famous)
“The Dream” (awarded 5th place in Portrait of someone famous, it was also a finalist for the Innovative category)

American Art Awards 2010
“Silence” (awarded 1st place in Religious Art & 2nd place in Political Commentary)
“Maya”, “Wash Over Me” & “Offering” (awarded 3rd & 4th place in portrait categories)
“One Mind One Heart” (awarded 3rd place in Spiritual Art)
“Healing” (awarded in 3 categories)
“The Call” & “I Am With You” (both finalists)

American Art Awards 2011
“Soul Impressions” (awarded 3rd place in Renaissance Art)
“I Am” and “Metamorphosis” (both 4th place awards)
“Letting Go” (finalist in two categories)

Gold Key Awards (Hartford Courant, Hartford CT)

Ripped;  juried exhibition
Brown Bag Buddha #17 awarded First Place

 

Publications

Peace Love and Understanding
The 2013 Peace Project Book

Art For Obama
Book of collected works from the 2009 inaugural show, edited by Shepard Fairey and Jennifer Gross

University Link Magazine
Featured Artist Dec 2010

Art Marketing Secrets
Featured Artist, online publication (view here)

Associations

Collage Artists of America

Los Angeles Experimental Artists Group