exhibitions
2024
• California Art Club: Excellence in Traditional Fine Art Juried Exhibition "Sign of Spring" | “Hilbert : Under Construction” | Juried by Mary Platt, Director of the Hilbert Museum

2023
• Tustin Art League Annual Members Show | “Kintsugi II” and "Never Have I Ever" | Tustin, CA
• City of Laguna Beach 17th Annual Juried Fine Art Exhibition | “Ella the Fierce” | Juried by Gerard Basil Stripling | Laguna Beach, CA
• American Women Artist's Annual Online Juried Exhibition | “Kintsugi II” | Juror Panel: Jennifer McCabe, PhD, Director/Curator, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art; Jesse Gardner, Executive Director/Co-Owner West End Gallery, Corning, NY and Tammi Hanawalt, PhD, Curator of Art, National Museum of Wildlife Art | Virtual Exhibition
• Anaheim Art Association 59th Annual Juried Exhibition | "Lindsey" and "Things Left Unseen" | Muzeo Museum and Cultural Arts Center, Anaheim, CA
• O'Hanlon Center for The Arts  :  "Women Artists Making Their Mark" Juried Exhibition | “Ella the Fierce” | Juried by Suzanne Gray and Donna Seager, owners of Seager/Gray Gallery | Mill Valley, CA
• Martha's Vineyard Drawing Prize : International Juried Exhibition | "Muse Encounters : In Red" | Edgartown, MA
• ArtstoHearts Project "Faces & Figures" International Juried Exhibition | Multiple works | Juried by Brandi Hofer, Owner BHA Gallery | Virtual Exhibit
• Irvine Fine Arts Center : All Media 2023 Juried Exhibition | “The Eulogy” and "Kintsugi II" | Juried by Gabriela Urtiaga, Chief Curator at the Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA) | Irvine, CA
• American Women Artist's Annual Museum Juried Exhibition "Pushing Forward Reaching Back" | “Ella the Fierce” | Brookgreen Gardens, Murrell's Inlet, SC
• 11th Annual heART of Orange County All Media Juried Exhibition | "Things Left Unseen II" and "The Eulogy" | Juried by artist Kara Bullock, owner Kara Bullock Art School | Chemer's Gallery, Tustin, CA
• City of Laguna Beach "Art That's Small at the City Hall" | "The Missing Key" | Laguna Beach, CA
2022
• Tustin Art League Annual Members Show | “Constellation” and "All'Ombra" | Tustin, CA
• California Art Club: Excellence in Traditional Fine Art Juried Exhibition "Expressions, Gestures and Feelings" | “Things Left Unseen II” | Juried by Suzanne Bellah, Director of the Carnegie Museum
• City of Laguna Beach 16th Annual Juried Fine Art Exhibition | “Things Left Unseen II” | Juried by Julie Perlin Lee, Executive Director of Laguna Art Museum | Laguna Beach, CA
• Martha's Vineyard Drawing Prize : International Juried Exhibition | "The Eulogy" | Edgartown, MA
• Brand 50 : National Juried Exhibition of Works on Paper | "Lindsey"| Juried by Shannon Currie Holmes, Exhibition Supervisor at Brand Library & Art Center | Glendale, CA
• Anaheim Art Association : 58th Annual Juried Exhibition | "Constellation" "Zayne" and "All'Ombra | Juried by Joe A Oakes | Muzeo Museum and Cultural Arts Center, Anaheim, CA
• O'Hanlon Center for The Arts  :  "Women Artists Making Their Mark" Juried Exhibition | “Things Left Unseen II” | Juried by Suzanne Gray and Donna Seager, owners of Seager/Gray Gallery | Mill Valley, CA
• 10th Annual heART of Orange County All Media Juried Exhibition | "Things Left Unseen" | Juried by artist Kim VanDerHoek | Chemers Gallery, Tustin, CA
• City of Laguna Beach "Art That's Small at the City Hall" | "Things Left Unseen" | Laguna Beach, CA
2021
• Southern California Open Regional Exhibitions  :  "Chiaroscuro" Juried Exhibition | “Flower Girl” | Juried by Angela Phillips, Gallery Director of La Galeria Gitana | Virtual Exhibit
O'Hanlon Center for The Arts  :  "Women Artists Making Their Mark" Juried Exhibition | “Flower Girl” | Juried by Suzanne Gray and Donna Seager, owners of Seager/Gray Gallery | Mill Valley, CA
• 9th Annual heART of Orange County All Media Juried Exhibition | "Flower Girl" |  Juried by Stephen Anderson, Exhibition Coordinator at the OC Fair and Event Center | Chemers Gallery, Tustin, CA  
• Irvine Fine Arts Center : All Media 2021 Juried Exhibition |"Night Cook in New York" | Juried by Taylor Blythewood-Porter, Assistant Curator at California African American Museum | Irvine, CA
City of Laguna Beach "Art That's Small at the City Hall" | "Doodle Girl" | Laguna Beach, CA
2020
• O'Hanlon Center for The Arts  :  "Women Artists Making Their Mark" Juried Exhibition | “Night Cook in New York” | Juried by Suzanne Gray and Donna Seager, owners of Seager/Gray Gallery | Mill Valley, CA
2018
• Irvine Fine Arts Center  :  All Media 2018 Juried Exhibition | “Dante” | Juried by Dave Barton, Arts writer for OC Weekly | Irvine, CA
2010
• City of Laguna Beach “Art That’s Small at the City Hall” | "Meiko" | Laguna Beach, CA
2009
• City of Laguna Beach 3rd Annual Juried Fine Art Exhibition | “Master Gardener” | Juried by Grace Kook-Anderson, Curator of Laguna Art Museum | Laguna Beach, CA
• Solo Exhibition "Mikaworks" at The Tranquil Tea Lounge | Fullerton, CA
• City of Laguna Beach “Art That’s Small at the City Hall” | "Need Some Joe" | Laguna Beach, CA
2008
• City of Laguna Beach 2nd Annual Juried Fine Art Exhibition | “Night Cook in Kyoto”| Juried by Perin Mahler, Laguna College of Art and Design | Laguna Beach, CA
• City of Laguna Beach “Art That’s Small at the City Hall”| "Master Gardener Study" | Laguna Beach, CA
2007
• City of Laguna Beach First Annual Juried Fine Art Exhibition | “Flowers for Morgan” | Juried by Peter Blake, Peter Blake Gallery | Laguna Beach, CA
• City of Laguna Beach “Art That’s Small at the City Hall | "Three" | Laguna Beach, CA

scholarships
• 4 year college scholarship from the Laguna Beach Festival of Arts Foundation, administered by the Glenn E. Vedder Scholarship Committee, Laguna Beach, California

awards
2023
• Finalist, Best in Drawing: 15th Annual Strokes of Genius, presented by Artist's Magazine and American Artist
• First Place, City of Laguna Beach 17th Annual Juried Fine Art Exhibition for "Ella the Fierce"
• Honorable Mention Masters Category, Tustin Art League Annual Members Show for “Kintsugi II” 
• Honorable Mention, Anaheim Art Association 59th Annual Juried Exhibition for "Things Left Unseen II"
• Third Place, Anaheim Art Association : 59th Annual Juried Exhibition for "Lindsey"
• Finalist, Martha's Vineyard Drawing Prize : International Juried Exhibition for "Muse Encounters : In Red"
•BoldBrush "Fav15" for April, July and August
• Honorable Mention, Irvine Fine Arts Center : All Media 2023 Juried Exhibition for "The Eulogy"
• Second Place Contemporary, 11th Annual "heART of Orange County All Media" Juried Exhibition for "Things Left Unseen II" 
• Enderle Center Award, 11th Annual "heART of Orange County All Media" Juried Exhibition for "The Eulogy" 
• Honorable Mention, City of Laguna Beach "Art That's Small at the City Hall for "The Missing Key"
2022
• Best in Show and People's Choice Award, Tustin Art League Annual Members Show for “Constellation” 
• Second Place in Mixed Media, Tustin Art League Annual Members Show for "All'Ombra"
• Second Place, California Art Club: Excellence in Traditional Fine Art Juried Exhibition "Expressions, Gestures and Feelings" for “Things Left Unseen 2”
• Finalist, Martha's Vineyard Drawing Prize : International Juried Exhibition for "The Eulogy"
• Second Place Mixed Media, Anaheim Art Association : 58th Annual Juried Exhibition for "Zayne"
• City Hall Choice Award, City of Laguna Beach "Art That's Small at the City Hall" for "Things Left Unseen" 
2020
• Logo Contest Winner | Dana Point Festival of Whales, City of Dana Point, California 
2014
• Gold Award for Best Individual Illustration, AIGA OC Design Awards for "85 Donuts & 5 Hungry Mice"
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