Featured Awards and Accolades


 "Enlightenment" was the 5th Annual Design Contest winner of The Friends of the American Latino Museum theme To Illuminate the American Story for All.

 

The inspiration behind this painting is that "Every one of us carries many dreams, traditions, and believes in our natural, spiritual worlds and humankind's place in it, solely based on reason."

 

Natural Selections Juried Contest, UAC Merit Award, for Nature Reveals Itself, acrylic on canvas, 24x36 Inches. 2019

 Live art painting, Featured artist during The Shelter, Next Generation Purple Party 2019. The auction painting created inspired by the resilience of butterflies displaying strength and beauty. During the two hour event, The completed image. 

https://naples.floridaweekly.com/articles/the-shelter-for-abused-women-children-events-during-national-domestic-violence-awareness-month/

 

 

 

 Participating artist in the Third on canvas juried Plein air event and auction. 2018

The bookmobile, Bibliobús initial sketch.

        The Bibliobús Project Prize Award is a creative design and decoration project that involved to hand paint every segment from priming to sealing. The elements within the artistic inspiration represent the world reading, emerging books, the Honduran flag, stars, and colorfully diverse formations of shapes sprouting from the act of reading. This artistic- educational project was funded and sponsored by the UNESCO, Plasmon and The Honduran Ministry of Arts, Sports and Culture in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, and the National library Juan Ramón Molina. 

The outcome has been successful; many children and adults alike benefit by engaging in learning experiences by the accessibility of reading books, magazines, and other learning resources within this bookmobile. The bus visits far and near communities, and everyone is beyond happy to await its arrival.

 

 "Tierra Bendecida" was commissioned by the National NCFH Foundation to convey the traditions, beliefs, dreams, and identity of the agricultural worker population and community in the Commemorative Artwork 2018.

 

 

 South West Florida Spotlight Magazines Featured Artworks on Estero, Naples, and Bonita Springs Magazines covers. 

"Resilience"

"The Solitary Lollies"

"Blooming Spring"

 

Paintings and illustrations have graced the covers and inside content of children's fables, storytelling, and art books. The books are from local and international authors.

 

Naples Illustrated Charity Registers Magazines 2020-19, 2017-16, and 2015-14 editions.

"Celebrating" on the cover of the Naples Illustrated Charity Register 2020-2019

"Resilience" on the cover of the Naples Illustrated Charity Register 2016-2017.

"The Gift of Life" on the cover of the Naples Illustrated Charity Register 2015-2016.


"Rising Notes" designed specifically for the 9th Annual Sunny Isles Beach Jazz Fest Poster Contest.

Regional SWFL semi-finalist, participating with the titled painting "Visions of Nature" in the Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series juried competition. Celebrated exhibit at the Lou La Vie Members Club, hosted by Chromatic Art gallery, Miami, Florida. 2018


 

The Embracing Our Differences outdoor International art exhibit featuring 45 billboard size images created by local, national, and international artists, writers, and students reflecting their interpretations of the theme "Enriching lives through diversity."  Ten thousand seven hundred sixty-one entries submitted, shown above, is "Celebrating Friendship." Sarasota, Florida 2016 

"Growing is Believing," located at the Honduran Ministry of Children's and Families of Tegucigalpa, Honduras. 

Participation in the International Art Event of artists Art Symposium "Arte Para Todos." The event brought over 50 artists from around the world. The (PNUD) Programa de las Naciones Unidas para el Desarrollo, UN Headquarters in Tegucigalpa, The Office of The First Lady of Honduras, and the Mayor's office organized the event.

 

"A Homage to Educators"/ "Un Tributo al Educador," Located in La Escuela Normal Mixta del Occidente, La Esperanza, Intibucá, Honduras. Acrylics and latex paints on a prepared wall surface to create this mural.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Honorable Mention received for the titled ceramic; "Metamorfosis, Hombre - Naturaleza"/"Metamorphosis, Humankind-Nature." In the Biennale of Visual Arts Arturo Lopez Rodezno, CAC-UNAH, Honduras. 

 


 

 

 

Creative Designs hand-painted using glazes on the pottery pieces for the Empty Bowls Annual Fundraiser.