Awards and Accomplishments

Juried shows:

  • Oceanside Museum of Art/National Watercolor show, Dec. 2018.
  • Watercolor West International Transparent WC Soc., (2012, 2015, 2018). “Signature” status 10-2018.
  • Yosemite Renaissance 33, Gallery Museum, Yosemite Village, 2018. 
  • Yosemite Renaissance 33, traveling show, 2018.
  • Orange County Fair (2009-2017. Various awards).   1st Place in 2017.
  • National Watercolor Society, 2015. “Signature” status 10-2015.
  • California Watercolor Association, 2015.
  • Orange County Collective Arts.  Highest Honors, 2015.
  • Published Works and Museum Collection:Watercolor Artist Magazine, Ones to Watch, Dec. 2015.
  • Accepted into the Inland Empire Museum of Art permanent collection, 2014. 
  • Sea Cliff Realty, Huntington Beach, calendar (Cover, “January” and Envelope), 2011

Non-juried and Invitational Shows

  • Chaffey Museum of Art, Watercolor West Invitational, Oct. 2018
  • “Waterworks Exhibition” – Hunt. Beach Art Center, 2018.
  • Huntington Beach Art League Fall and Spring shows. (2009-2018, various awards) Best of Show-2016, Jackie Dovorman Award-2017.
  • “Chris Van Winkle Retrospective”, NWS, 2017
  •  “Two Create”, Huntington Beach Art League (2-person exhibition), 2016.
  • “Tom Fong Memorial Exhibition”, 2016.
  •   “Henry Fukahara Memorial Exhibition”, 2015.
  •  “Coastline Community College Student Show (2009-2011, various awards), 1st place 2009

Volunteer Work:

  • Watercolor West Board, Recording Secretary, 2015-2017.
  • Mid Valley Arts CoOp, Class Coordinator, 2012-2018.
  • Yosemite Conservancy, Art Workshop Instructor
  • Huntington Beach Art League, Workshop Co-chair, 2 years

Other art interests:

  • Watercolor Instructor, Huntington Beach Art Center.
  • Painting demonstrations for workshops and art leagues.