Awards and Accolades

Peek A Boo

May 31, 2020 – “Peek A Boo” won a Merit Award in the Art Room Gallery “Nature” Online Competition. www.artroomgalleryonline.com

Come On, let’s Play

May 15, 2020 – Come On Let’s Play won a Special Merit Award for the “Created in Isolation” online art competition for Light, Space & Time Online Gallery. https://www.lightspacetime.art/created-in-isolation-online-art-exhibition-spring-summer-2020/

May 5, 2020- Come On Let’s Play has been chosen as a finalist in the Fusion Art “5th Annual Animal Kingdom Art Exhibition”. You can view the exhibition at https://www.fusionartps.com/

February 2020 – Come On, Let’s Play has been chosen for the All Women Artist Exhibition at the Contemporary Art Online Gallery. You can view the exhibition in the link below. https://www.smugmug.com/gallery/n-rkJsh5/

Go Faster Momma

May 15, 2020 – “Go Faster Momma” won a Special Recognition Award for the “Created in Isolation” online art competition for Light, Space & Time Online Gallery. https://www.lightspacetime.art/created-in-isolation-online-art-exhibition-spring-summer-2020/

Solo Art Series

May 10, 2020- I was chosen to be one of the top 12 finalists of the “Solo Art Series” #15 Art Competition for the Light, Space & Time Online Art Gallery. I have been awarded an Artist Showcase Feature on the website. June 15, 2020 – June 30, 2020.

A Mother’s Love

May 9, 2020 – “A Mother’s Love” won the Sapphire Award at the gallery ring “Bright Spirit” Competition. You can check out their website at www.galleryring.org.

April 2020 A Mother’s Love has been chosen as a finalist in the Contemporary Art Gallery Online “All Planet Earth Art Exhibition”. You can view the exhibition at the link. https://www.smugmug.com/gallery/n-cg3sPp/

The Juggler

May 5, 2020– The Juggler has been chosen as a finalist in the Fusion Art “5th Annual Animal Kingdom Art Exhibition”. You can view the exhibition athttps://www.fusionartps.com/

April 2020 The Juggler has been chosen as a finalist in the Contemporary Art Gallery Online “All Planet Earth Art Exhibition”. You can view the exhibition at the link. https://www.smugmug.com/gallery/n-cg3sPp/

February 2020 – The Juggler won a Merit Award in the Art Room Gallery “Seasons” Online Competition. www.artroomgalleryonline.com

Training Day

April 2020 Training Day has been chosen as a finalist in the Contemporary Art Gallery Online “All Planet Earth Art Exhibition”. You can view the exhibition at the link. https://www.smugmug.com/gallery/n-cg3sPp/

The Brotherhood

February 2020 – The Brotherhood has been chosen for the All Women Artist Exhibition at the Contemporary Art Online Gallery. You can view the exhibition in the link below. https://www.smugmug.com/gallery/n-rkJsh5/

Blue Heron Flying

February 2020 – Blue Heron Flying has been chosen for the All Women Artist Exhibition at the Contemporary Art Online Gallery. You can view the exhibition in the link below. https://www.smugmug.com/gallery/n-rkJsh5/

The Squawker

 

 

 

 

 

March 5, 2019 – The Squawker won an Honorable Mention award which is awarded as a special Mention Award in the Traditional Art category recognition due to the exceptional quality of the art received for this competition. This award was won on the Fusion Art online competition for the 4th Annual Animal competition.
https://fusionartps.com/4th-animal-kingdom-art-exhibition-march-2019/

December, 2018 – January 2019 “The Squawker” was a finalist in the “Animals” Art Exhibition for the Contemporary Art Room Online Gallery.

October 16, 2016 “The Squawker” won a Special Merit Award in the Light,Space & Time Online Art Gallery “Open Competition” . www.lightspacetime.com

Piping Plovers –Endangered Species

 

 

 

 

March 5, 2019 – “Piping Plovers –Endangered Species” was a finalist in the Fusion Art online competition for the 4th Annual Animal competition.
https://fusionartps.com/4th-animal-kingdom-art-exhibition-march-2019/

August 16, 2016 – “Piping Plovers” won a Special Merit Award in the Light,Space & Time Online Art Gallery “Nature Art Competition” . www.lightspacetime.com

Momma’s Treasures

 

 

 

 

December, 2018 – January 2019 “Momma’s Treasures” won first place in their first  “Animals” Art Exhibition for the Contemporary Art Room Online Gallery.

 Getting Cozy  

 

 

 

 

November, 2017 “Getting Cozy” won a Special Merit Award in the Light, Space & Time Online Art Gallery “Nature Competition”. www.lightspacetime.com

Friends of Taylor Head

                                 

 November, 2017 – “Friends of Taylor Head” won a Special Recognition Award in the Light,Space & Time Online Art Gallery “Nature Competition” . www.lightspacetime.com

February 2015 – “Friends of Taylor Head” is published the in the book AcrylicWorks2 –Radical Breakthroughs. http://www.artistsnetwork.com/competitions/acrylicworks

October 14, 2013 – “Friends of Taylor Head” was a finalist for Richeson75 ONLINE Animals, Birds & Wildlife 2013 Competition which will be displayed on their website http://www.richeson75.com/wildlife/index.html  and will be published in the full-color exhibit book.

-2014 – Visual Language Magazine- Sandy was a Featured Artist for the May Issue, Vol 3 No 5

Night Owl

 

 

 

 

June 30, 2016 – Night Owl was chosen for a Special Merit Award in the Light, Space & Time Online Art Gallery “Animal Art Competition”. www.lightspacetime.com

-June 2, 2011 – Fine Art America Traditional June 1 – Aug. 9, 2011–– “Night Owl” was chosen for the juried online art exhibit “We can never have enough of Nature” at Still Point Art Gallery. www.stillpointartgallery.com

-Fine Art America.Com – May 19, 2011 – Placed in the Top Winner Category in Best Foot Forward with 636 entries. Fine Art America members vote. www.fineartamerica.com

-January 15, 2011 – Art work titled “Night Owl” was the 1st Place Winner of the 2011 International Realism Art Contest – www.myartcontest.com.  Juror – Lee Munsell. The entry is also featured in the online Artist Portfolio Magazine, Issue 2.

 The Catch

 

 

 

 

March 2015 – “The Catch” won a Special Merit Award in the Light,Space & Time Online Art Gallery “All Women Art Competition” . www.lightspacetime.com

 Loon Dance

 

 

 

 

July, 2014 – “Loon Dance” won a Special Merit Award in the Light,Space & Time Online Art Gallery “Animals Art Competition” www.lightspacetime.com.

April 15, 2012 – “Loon Dance” won Best in Show in the Guests Gallery International Realism Competition. www.guestsgallery.com

December, 2011 – “Loon Dance” was juried into the exhibit book “Richeson 75, Animals, Birds and Wildlife”. www.richeson75.com

November 1, 2011 – Leading Artists Online Gallery – “Loon Dance” placed 4th in the international “Nature Exhibition”. Juror – Martha Lechner Spak. www.leadingartistsgallery.com

Thanks, Momma

 

 

 

 

October 14, 2013 –  “Thanks, Momma” was a finalist for Richeson75 ONLINE Animals, Birds & Wildlife 2013 Competition which will be displayed on their website http://www.richeson75.com/wildlife/index.html  and will be published in the full-color exhibit book.

 The Early Bird Gets the Fish

 

 

 

 

October 14, 2013 – “The Early Bird Gets the Fish” won a Meritorous Award for the Richeson75 ONLINE Animals, Birds & Wildlife 2013 Competition and was published in the full-color exhibit book http://www.richeson75.com/wildlife/index.html

 Eye’m Wide Awake

 

 

 

 

 

October 14, 2013 – ” Eye’m Wide Awake ” won a Meritorous Award for the Richeson75 ONLINE Animals, Birds & Wildlife 2013 Competition and was published in the full-color exhibit book http://www.richeson75.com/wildlife/index.html

October 1, 2013 – “Eye’m Wide Awake” won a Special Recognition Award in the Light,Space & Time Online Art Gallery “Animals Art Competition” www.lightspacetime.com.

 A Joyful Chorus

 

 

 

 

October 1, 2013 – “A Joyful Chorus” won a Special Merit Award in the Light,Space & Time Online Art Gallery “Animals Art Competition” www.lightspacetime.com.

Sept 15 – October 15, Sandy was the feature artist on the Light, Space & Time online Gallery. www.lightspacetime.com.

September 2013 – Sandy was an accepted artist with Raebec Gallery in their International Art Affair Exhibition. http://raebecgallery.com/accepted-artists/international-art-affair-exhibition/

August 18, 2013 – Sandy was chosen as Artist of the Day on the Visual Language website. http://artistofthedayvl.blogspot.ca/

I Love You Momma

 

 

 

 

October 15, 2012 – “I Love You Momma” won a Meritorious Entry in the “Richeson 75 Online Animals, Birds, and Wildlife Competition 2012”. This painting will be published in their exhibit book. www.richeson75.com

August 4, 2012 – “I Love You Momma” tied for Best in Show in the “Guests Gallery 4th International Animal Art Competition” www.guestsgallery.com

May 1 – July 31, 2012 – “I Love You Momma”, “Tuckered Out” and “In Momma’s Embrace” were juried into the “Still Point 1V”exhibition on the Still PointGallery website. www.stillpointartgallery.com

Muted Brilliance

 

 

 

 

October 15, 2012 – “Muted Brilliance” won a Meritorious Entry in the “Richeson 75 Online Animals, Birds, and Wildlife Competition 2012”. This paintings will be published in their exhibit book. www.richeson75.com

August 1, 2012 – “Muted Brilliance” won a “Special Recognition Award” in the Light, Space & Time Online Art Gallery “Animal Art Competition”. www.lightspacetime.com

 Tuckered Out

 

 

 

 

October 15, 2012 – “Tuckered Out” won a Meritorious Entry in the “Richeson 75 Online Animals, Birds, and Wildlife Competition 2012”. This painting will be published in their exhibit book. www.richeson75.com

May 1 – July 31, 2012 – “I Love You Momma”, “Tuckered Out” and “In Momma’s Embrace” were juried into the “Still Point 1V”exhibition on the Still PointGallery website. www.stillpointartgallery.com

 I’ve Got You Babe

 

 

 

 

October 15, 2012 – “I’ve Got You Babe”, won a Meritorious Entry in the “Richeson 75 Online Animals, Birds, and Wildlife Competition 2012”. This painting will be published in their exhibit book. www.richeson75.com

 In Momma’s Embrace

 

 

 

 

May 1 – July 31, 2012 – “I Love You Momma”, “Tuckered Out” and “In Momma’s Embrace” were juried into the “Still Point 1V”exhibition on the Still PointGallery website www.stillpointartgallery.com

December, 2011 – “In Momma’s Embrace” was juried into the exhibit book “Richeson 75, Animals, Birds and Wildlife”. www.richeson75.com

Under Momma’s Wing

 

 

 

 

February 1, 2012 won a Special Recognition in the Light, Space & Time “All Women Art Competition” in the Painting Category. www.lightspacetime.com.

 Always Alert

 

 

 

 

August 31, 2011 – Light, Space & Time Online Gallery – “Always Alert” won Special Recognition in the “Seasons” competition. www.lightspacetime.com

May 1st, 2011- Fine Art America Cat Competition – won First Place with “Always Alert” by public vote. www.fineartamerica.com

Momma’s Boy

 

 

 

 

Aug. 1, 2011 – Momma’s Boy won a Special Recognition in the Light, Space & Time Open Competition. www.lightspacetime.com.

June 2, 2011 – Fine Art America Traditional Art Competition – won Second Place with 355 entries by public vote. www.fineartamerica.com

 Snow Angels

 

 

 

 

July 29, 2011 – Snow Angels won an Award of Merit (2nd place) by public vote, in the International Animal Art Competition sponsored by Guests Gallery. www.guestsgallery.com

June 1 – Aug. 9, 2011–– “Snow Angel” was chosen for the juried online art exhibit “We can never have enough of Nature” at Still Point Art Gallery. www.stillpointartgallery.com

Innocence

 

 

 

 

 

June 6, 2011 – Fine Art America – “The Importance of White Competition” – “ Innocence” won Third Place with 1970 entries by public vote. www.fineartamerica.com

 Czar

 

 

 

 

 

June 6, 2011 – Fine Art America – “The Importance of White Competition” – “ Czar” won Fourth Place with 1970 entries by public vote. www.fineartamerica.com

May 1st, 2011- Fine Art America Cat Competition – tied for Third Place with “Czar” by public vote. www.fineartamerica.com

 Serenity

 

 

 

 

 

June 6, 2011 – Fine Art America – “The Importance of White Competition” – “ Serenity” won Sixth Place with 1970 entries by public vote. www.fineartamerica.com

May 17st, 2011- Fine Art America Reflection Competition – “Serenity” won Third Place with 802 entries by public vote. www.fineartamerica.com

Curiosity

 

 

 

 

 

June 6, 2011 – Fine Art America – “The Importance of White Competition” – “ Curiosity” won Seventh Place with 1970 entries by public vote. www.fineartamerica.com

Jan. 1, 2011 – Art work “Curiosity” was an exhibit finalist in the Infinity Art Gallery International Animal Art Competition  Jurors – Sabina Hass, Rita Kirkman and Paul Miners. www.InfinityArtGallery.com

Staying Close To Momma

 

 

 

 

 

June 1 – Aug. 9, 2011–– “Staying Close to Momma” was chosen for the juried online art exhibit “We can never have enough of Nature” at Still Point Art Gallery. www.stillpointartgallery.com

May 17, 2011 – Fine Art America.Com – “Staying Close to Momma” was the First Place Winner in the Reflections Category with 802 entries by public vote. www.fineartamerica.com

May 9, 2011, the Nova Scotia Wildlife Carvers and Artists Association – 22nd Atlantic Carving Competition – won First Place in the Open Category – subject – Birds for “Staying Close to Momma” along with a Best of Open in Painting.

 The Guardian of Innocence

 

 

 

 

June 1 – Aug. 9, 2011–– “The Guardian of Innocence” was chosen for the juried online art exhibit “We can never have enough of Nature” at Still Point Art Gallery. www.stillpointartgallery.com

March 1st, 2011- Art work titled “The Guardian of Innocence” won an Honorable Mention in the International Animal Art Contest at the online Light, Space & Time Gallery. Juror – John Math www.lightspacetime.com.

 Nap Interrupted

 

 

 

 

May 19, 2011 – Fine Art America.Com – “Nap Interrupted” placed in the Top Winner Category in Best Foot Forward with 636 entries. Fine Art America members vote. www.fineartamerica.com

 Hitching A Ride

 

 

 

 

 

May 17th, 2011- Fine Art America Reflection Competition – “Hitching A Ride” won Second Place with 802 entries by public vote. www.fineartamerica.com

 Don’t Mess With Momma

 

 

 

 

May 9, 2011, the Nova Scotia Wildlife Carvers and Artists Association – 22nd Atlantic Carving Competition – won Third Place in the Open Category (painting) – subject Mammals for “Don’t Mess With Momma”. http://nswcaa.ednet.ns.ca/nswcaa.html