May 2017-Won 3rd. place in photography at the "AIKEN ARTIST GUILD-MEMBER SHOW"
March 31-April 8, 2017 Exhibiting at the "Jim Harrison Galley" in Denmark, SC with the "Denmark Dogwood Festival"
Won 1st. and 2nd. place in Photography at this show
March 16-April 21, 2017 Exhibiting at the North Augusta Arts and Heritage Center in the "SpringFest" exhibit.
March 1-May 31, 2017 , Part of the Spring Exhibition at the Augusta, Ga. Municipal Building, sponsored by the "Greater Augusta Arts Council"
Jan.2017~ Gaston Livery Stable Calendar for 2017~ (Did the design and photos)
Dec. 2016~Savannah River Plant Federal Credit Union Calendar for 2017- Month of OCTOBER
Sept. 2016~South Carolina Wildlife Magazine Calendar 2016-2017-Month of Jan, 2017
2016 Augusta 3 to November 30, Art Show At The Richmond County Municipal Building In Augusta Ga.
Was pleased to hear that two of my photos were juried into this show, "Detached and Recycling".
They will be on display in the first floor of the building and a public reception with the Mayor of Augusta will be announced sometime in Oct.
Sponsored by "The Greater Arts Council "
July 1, 2016 South Carolina Wildlife Magazine
Got a notice that South Carolina Wildlife Magazine used one of my photos for the 2016-2017 calendar, the photo title "Detached" will be for the month of January 2017
June 28, 2016 13th. Annual Juried Photography Exhibition
Received word that three of my photography's were juried into the 13th Annual Photography Exhibition at the "MACK" in McCormick, SC, and one titled "Neon Footprints"received "Honorable Mention".
Many thanks to the McCormick Arts Council and the Juror, Bill Barley.
May 2016- Was the recipient of my 3rd Artist-In-Resident with the SC State Park System
at Poinsett State Park
April 2016-Juried in the "Anderson Art Center 41st Annual Juried Show"
Show runs from April 16th-May26
April 2016 Won 2nd place at Arts and Heritage Center of North Augusta
April to June 2016-Exhibit at the Art Association of Ridge Spring
Sept.24, 2015 Was notified my the "South Carolina Wildlife Federation"as being this years winner in two categorys
Won 1st. place in "Carolina Critters Category"
Won 2nd. place in "Scenes of South Carolina"
Links to follow soon--
1st place link
2nd place link
August 2015-Now have 7 of my photo's on permanent display at the new Aiken County Government Building
(Click link for story)
July 30, 2015 City of Aiken and the United Way Photo Contest Results
Was honored with having five of my photo's selected out of the top nine photo's for the contest to be used by the city to promote tourism in Aiken County. (Click link for story)
12 TH ANNUAL JURIED PHOTO EXHIBITION AT "THE MACK" McCORMICK, SC
July 10, 2015 opening exhibition and will run thru July 31
Had three photo juried into the show.
The Juror will be Russell Jeffcoat http://www.cityartonline.com/russell-jeffcoat
UPDATE 7-3-15 Won 2nd place at this showing with photo titled "EDGE OF AMERICA", Taken at Folly Beach in Charleston, SC. (Here's the link for viewing)
June 1-25, 2015 North Augusta Arts Center Show- Augusta Riverfront Arts Festival Exhibit
Have three photos on display for this exhibit. Go by and cast your vote for Best In Show.
On June 1, the Riverfront Arts Festival opens in the main gallery. This is a juried art show representing some of the CSRA's finest artists and is sponsored by Artists Row in Augusta. One of the awards is Best in Show which is based on public voting, please come by and vote for your favorite!
Artists Row is a nonprofit organization established in 1994 as part of Augusta's revitalization of the historic district along Broad Street and is a vital part of the region's thriving creative community.
The closing reception and awards ceremony for the Riverfront Arts Festival will be from 6 to 8 p.m. June 25. Both the exhibit and the reception are free and open to the public.
MARCH 12,2015 COVER OF VISIT AIKEN MAGAZINE FOR THE SPRING
Made the cover with a photo from early morning light in Hopeland Gardens and they used my photo of "South Boundary First Light" inside the magazine, same photo that was published in USA TODAY.
Many thanks to Visit Aiken Magazine.
Here's the link to view photo (HOPELAND)
MARCH 6, 2015 NORTH AUGUSTA "SPRING FEST" ART COMPETITION
Had the pleasure of having one of my photo's selected as "Commemorative Poster Award Winner", at the reception for the Spring Fest Music Theme competition on March 6, 2015.
This piece will be the featured art for 2016 North Augusta Cultural Arts Council Poster and other event publicity,promotional materials and merchandise.
Many thanks to the North Augusta Cultural Arts Council, and The Arts and Heritage Center of North Augusta,SC
The piece was titled "Let The Music Flow" (click for preview)
JAN. 22, 2015 Artist-In-Residence
Received word today that I had been selected again for the Artist-In-Residence program in the SC State Park System for 2015. This time at Poinsett State Park. Really looking forward to a week in the park with the camera... Blessed!!
USA TODAY Nov. 13,2014
Got a surprise last night when i found out my pic of "South Boundary First Light" taken in Aiken, SC showed up on USA TODAY web site for the 10 best street in the south. Thanks USA TODAY and the city of Aiken.
Click the link below for story.
USA TODAY-10 PRETTIEST STREETS IN THE SOUTH
CNPA -Magazine Camera In The Wild Nov.12, 2014
Was fortunate enough to have a story and pictures published in the quarterly Magazine for the "Carolina Nature Photographer Association" called "Camera In The Wild" about my Artist-In-Residence at SC Santee State Park from March of this year.
Click Link For Photos
OCT 24, 2014 CITY OF AIKEN AND UNITED WAY PHOTO CONTEST
The City of Aiken hosted a photo contest and auction to benefit United Way of Aiken County. These beautiful TOP 10 images are just too great not to share! They are all featured in our new magazine. i was lucky enough to have two of my photos picked to be in the new Aiken tourism magazine coming out this Nov..
Visit Aiken Face Book Page
S.C.STATE FAIR OCT. 2014
Fine art exhibit from Oct. 8-19 in the Cantey Building Columbia, SC
Won Fine Art Merit award on photo "TYBEE LIGHT"
AIKEN CENTER FOR THE ARTS
SEPTEMBER 29 - OCTOBER 31, 2014
"A Taste of Wine & Art" featuring Sharon Taylor Padget, Linda Hardy, and D.S.Owens
Opening Reception - Thursday, October 2; 6- 8 pm.
April 2014 Santee Birding and Nature Festival Photo Contest, was blessed with the honor of winning " BEST OF SHOW ",
1 st. Place in Wildlife, and 1 st. Place in Flowers and Plants.
Two of the photos came from the Artist-In-Residence stay at Santee State Park.
Just a lucky old guy with a camera.
March 2014 Was selected for my second Artist-In-Residence program by the South Carolina State Park system at Santee State Park.
( LINKS FOR PHOTOS.)
January 2014 The British magazine "Practical Photography" published my images of
"The Angel Oak".
January 2014 South Carolina Wildlife Magazine 29 th. Annual Outdoor Photography Competition
Honorable Mention in advanced category
"LOOKING FOR HIS SHADOW"
Nov.11-Dec.10,2013 Will be the featured Artist of the Month in the Aiken Artist Guild galley at Aiken Center For The Arts. Aiken,SC USA
Titled: " SHUTTERING THROUGH LIFE "
July 2013- Received Honorable Mention for 2013, by the readers of the Aiken Standard newspaper for best photographer of the year.
July1- July 31 10th Annual Juried Photo Exhibition at "McCormick Arts Council at the Keturah"
"The Mack." McCormick, SC
May 2nd - June 7th, 2013 - Aiken Artist Guild Member Show
Aiken Arts Center, Downtown Aiken, SC
March 7, 2013- South Carolina Rural Summit Photo Contest - 2nd Place Winner
"Foggy Day In Aiken"
Jan. 2013 Awarded the "EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AWARD" by The Aiken Center For The Arts, and Aiken Artist Guild
"South Boundary Fog"
Dec.2012- Continuous Display - Table Rock State Park, SC-Artist-in-Resident for Sept.2012
Six photos on display in the Visitor's Center and various cabins.
June 2012- Continuous Display "OUTBACK" Restaurant in Aiken, SC
Bathroom Art. (Everybody Has To Go)
Oct. 2010- Continuous Display- Juried Into The South Carolina Artisans Center, Walterboro, SC
Official South Carolina Folk Art and Craft Center,
MIND'S EYE PHOTOGRAPHY
FINE ART PHOTOGRAPHER
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