awards

2nd Place, Nehrling Gardens Quick Draw Paint Out, “Back Porch View”, 2020.
SOBO Gallery First Annual Paint Out, Top 3 Awards, “On Lake Apopka”, 2019.
David & Lisa Midgett Foundation Purchase Award, “Pleasures” Juried Exhibition, Brick City Center for the Arts, (David D’Alessandris, judge), “Storm Passing”, 2019.
3rd Place, “That’s Life“ Ocala Art Group Exhibition, Brick City Center for the Arts, “Confluence”, 2019.
Award of Merit, The Visual Arts Association Spring Exhibition, The Villages La Galleria, “Cottage Blues”, 2019.
Award of Merit, Edna Curry / John Bower Exhibition, Bower Center for the Arts, “On the Edge”, 2017.
Rotary Club of Lynchburg Award, 44th Annual Lynchburg Art Festival, “Spring Light”, 2016.
3rd Place, “We Got the Blues, Art in the Blue Ridge” July Juried Exhibition, Lynchburg Art Club, Bottles by the Window, 2016.
Award of Merit, Bower Center Annual National Juried Art Exhibition, Whatcha Got?, 2016.
3rd Place, Carilion Clinic Healing Arts Show, Meandering, 2016.
1st Place, Edna Curry/John Bower Exhibition, Bower Center for the Arts, Through the Trees, 2016.
Award of Excellence, 36th Virginia Watercolor Society Annual Exhibition, Evening Stroll by the Pronto Café, 2015.
Honorable Mention – Local Art by Local Artists, Lynchburg Art Club, Anne Spencer’s Garden, 2015.

collections

Sunrise Dancing, Petty, Livingston, Dawson & Richards Law Firm, Lynchburg, VA, Acquired 2018.
Through the Trees, Permanent Collection, Lynchburg Art Club & Gallery, Lynchburg, VA Acquired 2018.
Distant Storm, Carilion Design Group, Roanoke, VA, Acquired 2017.
Meandering, Carilion Design Group, Roanoke, VA, Acquired 2016.

Private collections – California, Colorado, Florida, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Virginia.

solo exhibitions

2017 – McGuinn Gallery, Lynchburg, VA.
2016 – Renaissance Theatre, Abstracts, Lynchburg, VA.
2015 – Academy of Fine Arts, Warehouse Theatre Lobby, Oil & Acrylic Paintings by Cindy Vener, Lynchburg, VA.
2011 – Academy Gallery, Art Up Front, Lynchburg, VA.
2010, 2014, 2016 – Magnolia Foods, Lynchburg, VA.

selected group exhibitions

2020 – Quantum Leap Winery, Abstract Reality, Orlando, FL.
2020 – Brick City Center for the Arts, Pleasures 2.0 Juried Exhibition, Ocala, Florida.
2020 – SOBO Gallery, Top Choice Awards Juried Exhibition, Winter Garden, FL.
2020 – Arts on Douglas, Endless Summer Juried Exhibition, New Smyrna Beach, FL.
2020 – Customs House Museum & Cultural Center, Southern Watercolor Society 43rd Annual Exhibition (online), Clarksville, TN.
2020 – Oakland Manor House, Kaleidoscope, Oakland, FL.
2020 – Quantum Leap Winery, Spring Has Sprung, Orlando, FL.
2020 – Art Center Sarasota, Open Season National Juried Exhibition, Sarasota, FL.
2019 – Arts on Douglas, Small Things Considered Juried Exhibition, New Smyrna Beach, FL.
2019 – Mount Dora Center for the Arts, Plein Air Paint Out Exhibition, Mount Dora, FL.
2019 – SOBO Gallery, Wild Wild West Juried Exhibition, Winter Garden, FL.
2019 – Quantum Leap Winery, Vino & Vines, Orlando, FL.
2019 – SOBO Gallery, A Delight in Disorder, Winter Garden, FL.
2019 – Brick City Center for the Arts, Pleasures 2.0 Juried Exhibition, Ocala, Florida.
2019 – Oakland Manor House, Sogni D’oro Art of the Dreamscape, Oakland, Florida.
2019 – Leu Gardens, 48th Florida Watercolor Society Exhibition, Orlando, Florida.
2019 – Arts on Douglas, Endless Summer Juried Exhibition, New Smyrna Beach, FL.
2019 – SOBO Gallery, Waterworks, Winter Garden, FL.
2019 – Quantum Leap Winery, Picturesque, Orlando, FL.
2019 – SOBO Gallery, Top Choice Awards Juried Exhibition, Winter Garden, FL.
2019 – SOBO Gallery, I Get Around, Winter Garden, FL.
2018 – Gainesville Fine Arts Association, Winter Showcase, Gainesville, FL.
2018 – SOBO Gallery, Going Global: Origins & Destinations, Winter Garden, FL.
2018 – SOBO Gallery, Animalia, Winter Garden, FL.
2017 – Virginia Mennonite Retirement Community, Juried Exhibition, Harrisonburg, VA.
2017 – Bay School Community Arts Center, Art Speaks on the Bay, Mathews, VA.
2014 – 2018 – Nelson Gallery, Paint Lexington Plein Air Artists Exhibit, Lexington, VA.
2016, 2017 – Roanoke Memorial Hospital, Carilion Clinic Healing Arts, Roanoke, VA.
2016 – Gloucester Arts on Main, 37th Virginia Watercolor Society Exhibition, Gloucester, VA.
2015, 2016 – Bower Center of the Arts, National Juried Exhibition, Bedford, VA.
2016 – Lynchburg Art Club & Gallery, Fall Juried Show, Lynchburg, VA.
2015, 2016 – McGuffey Art Center, Central Virginia Watercolor Guild Annual Exhibition, Charlottesville, VA.
2015 – James Madison Univ. Duke Hall Gallery, 36th Virginia Watercolor Society Exhibition, Harrisonburg, VA.
2014 – Riverviews ArtSpace, Annual Juried Exhibition, Lynchburg, VA.
2014 – Stewart Gallery on Main, Summer Show, Richmond, VA.
2014 – 2016 – Valley Elementary School, Bath County Art Show, Hot Springs, VA.
2012 – 2016 – Burwell-Morgan Mill, Art at the Mill, Millwood, VA.
2011 – Academy of Fine Arts, National Juried Exhibition, Lynchburg, VA.

member of the following organizations

Mount Dora Center for the Arts, joined 2020.
Southern Watercolor Society, 2020.
The Art of Escapes, 2019 – 2020.
Florida Watercolor Society, 2019 – 2020.
Virginia Watercolor Society, 2014 – 2017.
Marion Cultural Alliance joined 2018.
Winter Garden Art Association joined 2018.