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Upcoming Events for 2012:

March 3rd and 4th        "The 2012 Jerry Brown Arts Festival"        Hamilton, AL

March 16, 17, and 18th        "60th Annual Arts & Crafts Festival"        Fairhope, AL

March 31st and April 1st        "Art in the Pass"        Pass Christian, MS

May 12th and 13th        "Gum Tree Festival"        Tupelo, MS

June 2nd and 3rd        "Art on the Green"        LaGrange, KY

September 7, 8, and 9th        "Hummingbird Festival"        Holly Springs, MS

September 15th        "Cooper-Young Festival"        Memphis, TN

October 5, 6 and 7th        "40th Annual Pink Palace Crafts Festival"        Memphis, TN

November 3rd and 4th       "33rd Annual Peter Anderson Arts & Crafts Fair"    Ocean Springs, MS


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Academic Background:

  • 1991    Master of Fine Arts, Ceramics        University of Memphis, TN
  • 1984    Bachelor of Arts, Psychology         University of Memphis, TN 
  • 1972    High School Graduate                  West Memphis Sr. High, West Memphis, AR

Professional Experience:

  • 1980 - Present    Ceramic Artist and Sculptor
  • 1989 - 1995        Pottery Instructor, University of Memphis

Awards:

   2011

  • 2nd Place in Pottery, "40th Annual Gum Tree Festival", Tupelo, MS
  • 1st Place in Pottery, "Art on the Green", LaGrange, KY

   2009

  • 1st Place in Pottery, "The 2008 Jerry Brown Arts Festival", Hamilton, AL
  • 2nd Place in Pottery, "Main Street Festival", Franklin, TN
  • 1st Place in Pottery, "Prairie Arts Festival", West Point, MS
  • Sun Herald's Peter Anderson Legacy Award, "30th Annual Peter Anderson Arts & Crafts Fair", Ocean Springs, MS

   2008

  • Best in Show, "The 2008 Jerry Brown Arts Festival", Hamilton, AL
  • 1st Place in Pottery, "Main Street Festival", Franklin, TN
  • Sun Herald's Peter Anderson Legacy Award, "29th Annual Peter Anderson Arts & Crafts Fair", Ocean Springs, MS

   2007

  • 2nd Place in Pottery, "Main Street Festival", Franklin, TN
  • 1st Place in Non-Functional Pottery, "Gum Tree Festival", Tupelo, MS

   2006

  • Award of Distinction, "Arts in the Park", Meridian, MS

   2005

  • 1st Place, Pottery, "Tallahatchie Riverfest Arts & Crafts Festival", New Albany, MS
  • Purchase Award, "Tallahatchie Riverfest Arts & Crafts Festival", New Albany, MS for Tallahatchie River Museum
  • 2nd Place, Pottery, "Prairie Arts & Crafts Festival", West Point, MS

   2003

  • Purchase Award, "Tallahatchie Riverfest Arts & Crafts Festival", New Albany, MS for Tallahatchie River Museum

   1990

  • Honorable Mention for Special Project, "Arts in the Park", Memphis, TN

   1988

  • Purchase Award, "Mayfaire-By-The-Lake Arts Festival", Lakeland, FL
  • Merit Award, "Memphis State Spring Craft Show", Memphis, TN

Juried Arts and Crafts Shows:

2011

  • "The 2011 Jerry Brown Arts & Crafts Fair", Hamilton, AL
  • "59th Annual Arts & Crafts Festival", Fairhope, AL
  • "Art in the Pass", Pass Christian, MS
  • "Gum Tree Festival", Tupelo, MS
  • "Art on the Green", LaGrange, KY
  • "Watermelon Carnival", Water Valley, MS
  • "Hummingbird Festival", Holly Springs, MS
  • "Cooper/Young Festival", Memphis, TN
  • "39th Annual Pink Palace Arts & Crafts Festival", Memphis, TN
  • "31st Annual Peter Anderson Arts & Crafts Festival", Ocean Springs

 

   2010

  • "The 2010 Jerry Brown Arts & Crafts Fair", Hamilton, AL
  • "Art in the Pass", Pass Christian, MS
  • "Gum Tree Festival", Tupelo, MS
  • "Art on the Green", LaGrange, KY
  • "Cooper/Young Festival", Memphis, TN
  • "Grand Festival by the Bay", Fairhope, AL
  • "31st Annual Peter Anderson Arts & Crafts Festival", Ocean Springs, MS

   2009

  • "The 2008 Jerry Brown Arts & Crafts Fair", Hamilton, AL
  • "Mainstreet Festival", Franklin, TN
  • "Cotton Pickin Festival", Gay, GA
  • "Helen Keller Festival of the Arts", Tuscumbia, AL
  • "Cooper/Young Festival", Memphis,TN
  • "30th Annual Peter Anderson Arts & Crafts Festival", Ocean Springs, MS

   2008

  • "The 2008 Jerry Brown Arts & Crafts Fair", Hamilton, AL
  • "Mainstreet Festival", Franklin, TN
  • "GumTree Festival", Tupelo, MS
  • "Helen Keller Festival of the Arts", Tuscumbia, AL
  • "37th Annual Germantown Festival", Germantown, TN
  • "Cooper/Young Festival", Memphis, TN
  • "20h Annual Jubilee Festival", Daphne, AL
  • "Glendale Crossing Festival", Glendale, KY
  • "29th Annual Peter Anderson Arts & Crafts Festival", Ocean Springs, MS

   2007

  • "Mainstreet Festival", Franklin, TN
  • "Gumtree Festival", Tupelo, MS
  • "Cooper/Young Festival", Memphis, TN
  • "36th Annual Pink Palace Arts & Crafts Festival", Memphis, TN
  • "Glendale Crossing Festival", Glendale, KY
  • "28th Annual Peter Anderson Arts & Crafts Fair", Ocean Springs, MS

   2006

  • "Arts in the Park", Meridian, MS
  • "Double Decker Festival", Oxford, MS
  • "Fair on the Square", Collierville, TN
  • "Lower Town Arts and Crafts Festival", Paducah, KY
  • "Watermelon Carnival", Water Valley, MS
  • "The Prairie Arts Festival", West Point, MS
  • "The Cooper-Young Arts and Crafts Festival", Memphis, TN
  • "Glendale Crossing Festival", Glendale, KY
  • "27th Annual Peter Anderson Arts and Crafts Fair", Ocean Springs, MS
  • "Christmas in the City", Biloxi, MS

   2005

  • "Glendale Crossing Festival", Glendale, KY
  • "Tallahatchie Riverfest Arts & Crafts Festival", New Albany, MS 
  • "Prairie Arts & Crafts Festival", West Point, MS
  • "Crosstie Arts & Crafts Festival", Cleveland, MS

   2004

  • "Tallahatchie Riverfest Arts & Crafts Festival", New Albany, MS
  • "Cooper/Young Arts & Crafts Festival", Memphis, TN
  • "Crosstie Arts & Crafts Festival", Cleveland, MS

   2003

  • "Tallahatchie Riverfest Arts & Crafts Festival", New Albany, MS

   2002

  • "Crosstie Arts & Crafts Festival", Cleveland, MS

   2001

  • "Blue Grass Arts & Crafts Fair", Snow Lake Shores, MS

   1992 - 1994

  • "Memphis Area Potter's Guild Spring & Fall Sales", Memphis, TN

   1986 - 1987

  • "Tennessee Arts & Crafts Fair", Nashville, TN

Juried and Invitational Exhibitions:

    2005  

  • "From Our Perspective, A National Women's Art Exhibition", Oakland Community College, Farmington Hill, MI

   1991

  • "One Woman Show", Meristem, Memphis, TN
  • "Special Project", Arts in the Park, Memphis, TN
  • "Re-Energizing the Earth", Performance Piece with ML Lewis & Laurel Hobden, Eads Gallery, Eads, TN

   1990

  • "Special Project", Arts in the Park, Memphis, TN
  • "Sculpture at Itawamba", Itawamba Community College, Fulton, MS

   1989

  • "Student Exhibition", University of Memphis, TN 

   

 
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