Friday, August 21, 2020

Pure Color 2020 - 4th Annual Exhibition of the Pastel Society of North Carolina


I am happy to announce that my pastel "Splash", 11x11" was juried into the Pure Color 4th Annual Exhibition of the Pastel Society of North Carolina. Of the 838 paintings submitted, 160 were chosen by juror Christine Ivers PSA-MP, IAPS/MC, CPS, PSWC. My sincere thanks and appreciation to her and to PSNC! Congratulations to all accepted pastelists! The show goes live on September 1, 2020. 


Friday, August 7, 2020

34th Annual Pastels USA International Exhibition

Thrilled and honored that one of my paintings has been selected for the 34th Annual Pastels USA International Exhibition. This year’s exhibition will be an ONLINE only show, beginning September 20, 2020. Thank you so much to the jurors of selection and congratulations to all accepted artists!  


Thursday, July 30, 2020

Pratique Des Arts Magazine

Sneak peak at the next issue of Pratique des Arts French magazine. I am truly honored to be included to "Les Lauréats du Salon d'Opale 2020" alongside such talent. Congratulations to all winners! I am very grateful to journalist Stephanie Portal for my award and for the beautiful article. 

The Guide Artists issue 36 August 2020

Thank you to Ramón A. Olivares and to The Guide Artists Magazine for my 8 pages spread in Issue 36 – August 2020 alongside with brilliant selection of incredible artists. Congrats to all artists published, amazing artworks! Such an honor to be in your company! To buy your copy click the following link:

Monday, July 20, 2020

15th International Guild of Realism's Annual International Juried Exhibition

So excited and honored that “B is for Boat” was chosen to participate to International Guild of Realism 15th Annual Exhibition hosted by beautiful Principle Gallery in Charleston, South Carolina! The show runs from October 2 to October 31 2020. 
From over 475 paintings and drawings, 111 were chosen. Artists from many countries including Canada, Norway, USA, Germany, Denmark, Netherlands, Sweden, Russia, Ukraine, Switzerland, Philippines, Mexico, Greece, Australia, France, Thailand, UK, Spain, Hong Kong and India are taking part in this amazing show. The pieces span an impressive range of mediums, including Acrylic, Watercolor, Oil, Soft Pastel, Colored Pencil, Graphite, Pastel, Ink, Tempera, Scratchboard and Gouache. 
Thank you to the jury and congratulations to all accepted artists! I see many familiar names amongst the list.


Sunday, July 12, 2020

Pastel Society of America’s 48th Annual Exhibition “Enduring Brilliance”

 Thrilled and honored beyond words that my painting was accepted into the 2020 Pastel Society of America’s 48th Annual Exhibition “Enduring Brilliance”! Due to the pandemic situation the show will be held online and not physically in the Grand Gallery of the National Arts Club in New York. Thank you to the jury Duane Wakeham PSA-MP HFH, Claire Schroeven Verbiest PSA-MP, and Anna Wainright PSA-MP! They selected 207 works for inclusion from a field o 1715 submissions. Congratulations to all who were accepted! The exhibition opens in September 8th and I can’t wait to see it!

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Outstanding Pastel in BoldBrush Painting Competition

I am happy to share with you that "B is for Boat" was awarded Outstanding Pastel in the March 2020 BoldBrush Painting competition! Also it was selected as part of the FAV15%! Thank you BoldBrush jury!! Congrats to all winners and finalists! You may view all of the winning paintings at the following link.

"Small Works" at Abend Gallery

I am delighted that eleven of my works are part of Abend Gallery’s “Small Works” show alongside many incredible artists! Many thanks to Didi Menendez of PoetsArtists and Dave Ethridge of Abend. Check it out here: Abend Gallery - Small Works Exhibition

Saturday, May 9, 2020

"Mejor Pintura" Contemporary Realistic Figurative Art Exhibition

My painting “Refugee” is included in the current “Mejor Pintura” Contemporary Realistic Figurative Art Exhibition, organized by Galeria Artelibre in collaboration with the MEAM European Museum of Modern Art.  Check Tu Mejor Pintura to view all the other wonderful paintings.

Friday, April 24, 2020

Fresh Works X - Harrington Gallery

Thrilled and honored that my pastels “B is for Boat” and “Back in Time” were accepted into the “Fresh Works” show of Harrington Gallery in Pleasanton, CA! Many thanks to the juror Daniel Nevers!! The exhibition will run from June 6th to August 1st.

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Richeson75 Still Life & Floral 2020

Richeson75 Still Life & Floral is now live! I am honored to have my pastels “Boys” and “Joyful Memories of Childhood” in this amazing show and "Still Life with Skull" has been recognized as having artistic merit and will be included in the exhibit book as Meritorious Entry. Congratulations to all winners and participants! 

Go ahead and feast your eyes at: