This piece won the following awards:
- Degas Pastel Society Award at the Pastel Society of America's 39th Juried Exhibition at the National Arts Club in New York City,Sept 2011
- Honorable Mention at the International Association of Pastel Societies, Dec 2011
- Second Place at the Art Connection Member Show at the Irving Art Center in Irving, TX, Oct 2011
- “Choices” and “Searching” were both awarded Honorable Mention at the Pastel Society of the Southwest Juried Show, Richardson, TX, Nov 2011 (juror Doug Dawson)
- Everett Raymond Kinstler juried my three paintings "This, too Shall Pass", "Broken Promises" and "Treasures Along the Path" into the Richeson 75 Figure/Portrait competition
- I was voted in as full member of the Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club this summer
- My painting "Secrets" was included in their 113th Annual Juried Exhibition at the National Arts Club in NYC in September
- “Broken Promises” also was accepted into the International Association of Pastel Societies show, Dec 2011
- I had a solo exhibition featuring my Moni’s Kids nonprofit portraits (aiding children in need) and my Up Close & Personal series at Luminarte Design Gallery in Dallas, TX, Oct 2011.
Wishing you all the Best for the Holiday Season!