Most Recent Awards

*  November, 2019 - The following image entitled "Wake Me In The Morning" placed 7th in the top 10 in the LST 9th Annual "Seascapes" competition in the Photography category. The gallery received 657 entries from 32 different countries from around the world, as well as from 34 different states and the District of Columbia.   

"WAKE ME IN THE MORNING"

*  October, 2019 - The following two images entitled "I Dream In Blue" and "Passages" have been juried in to the 2019 Transformations Exhibition held at the PA Center for Photography in November.

"I DREAM IN BLUE"


"PASSAGES"


* September, 2019 - The first image, "Chevrolet", has won 1st Place Overall
for the September, 2019, 3rd Annual “Patterns” Int'l. Online Art Competition. The Overall Winning Artists Category consists of the 10 Best Entries received from the 3 media categories of the Painting & Other Category, Photography & Digital Category and the 3 Dimensional Art categories. This same image also won 1st place in the Photography category.
The second image, "Rainbow Criss-Cross" won a Special Merit Award. These are the artists and their artwork which could easily have been placed higher, but due to the size constraints in each media category, this art was placed in this special category. The gallery received 652 entries from 22 different countries from around the world, as well as from 33 different states and the District of Columbia.

"CHEVROLET"


"RAINBOW CRISS-CROSS"


* September, 2019 - The following image was in the semi-finals for the Windland, Smith, Rice  Int'l. competition by Nature's Best Photography. Out of 25,000 entries, only 1200 or .05% are selected  for the semi-finals. Approximately 243 are finalists.

* August, 2019 - The LST gallery’s competition for August 2019 was the 9th Annual “Open” (No Theme) Online Art Competition. The gallery received 782 entries from 20 different countries from around the world, as well as from 34 different states and the District of Columbia. The following images entitled "A Kestrel's Winter" and "Tomorrow Never Came" have won a Special Merit Award and 7th Place in the Photography Category respectively.

"A KESTREL'S WINTER"

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"TOMORROW NEVER CAME"


* August, 2019 - The following 3 images have been juried in to the Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts 2019 Monochrome Exhibition in Palmer Lake, CO.

"STORM OVER CANYON DE CHELLY"


"THE LEGEND OF OWL HOLLOW"


"RESTLESS RAVENS"


* August, 2019 -The following 2 images have been juried in to the Colorado Aperture 2019 Photography Exhibition held at the Depot Art Gallery in Littleton, CO. "Taos Artist #3" received an Honorable Mention.

"TAOS ARTIST #3"


"ONCE UPON A TIME"


* August, 2019 - The first two images entitled "Dahlia Days" and "Sunday's Sunflowers respectively have received Merit Awards in the LST 9th Annual Botanicals Competition. The gallery received 678 entries from 28 different countries from around the world, as well as from 32 different states and the District of Columbia. The third image entitled "Burst of Allium" took 9th place in the Photography only category.

"DAHLIA DAYS"


"SUNDAY'S SUNFLOWERS"

"BURST OF ALLIUM"


* July, 2019 - The following two images were selected as finalists in the Shoot The Frame/Shoot The Wild Int'l. Photography Competition.

"THERE'S A FISH IN HERE SOMEWHERE"


"RED-TAILED HAWK AT SUNSET"


* July, 2019 -This image entitled "Blue Mesa Moonset" has been juried in to the 36th Annual All Colorado Show at the Depot Art Gallery.

"BLUE MESA MOONSET"

* June, 2019 - This image has won a Merit Award in the LST 9th annual "Primary Colors" competition. The gallery received 741 entries from 24 different countries from around the world, as well as from 35 different states and the District of Columbia.

"HIGH ALTITUDE SUNRISE"

* June, 2019 - The LST gallery’s “Summer Special” competition was the 2nd Annual “5 Dollars, 5 Entries, 5 Winners” Online Art Competition. The following two images have both received Special Merit Awards. The gallery received 1,165 entries from 30 different countries from around the world, as well as from 34 different states and the District of Columbia. 

"JUNIPER MOON"


"THE LEGEND OF OWL HOLLOW"

* May, 2019 - The following image was a finalist in the May Shoot The Frame competition.

"ENTERING THE CAVE"

* May, 2019 -  The following two images have placed in the 9th Annual LST Int'l. Landscapes Competition. The gallery received 572 entries from 22 different countries from around the world, as well as from 31 different states. The first image entitled "Sunrise Over The Dallas Divide" took 4th place in the Overall Category meaning it competed with photography, 2D, & 3D art. It also won 3rd place in just the Photography Category. The second image entitled "Pending Storm Over Mt. Garfield" won a Special Merit Award.

"SUNRISE ON THE DALLAS DIVIDE"


"PENDING STORM OVER MT. GARFIELD"

* May, 2019 - The following two images entitled "Elusive" and "Power and Attitude" respectively have both received Merit Awards in the LST Int'l. 9th Annual Animals Competition. The gallery received 793 entries from 31 different countries from around the world, as well as from 35 different states.

"ELUSIVE"


"POWER AND ATTITUDE"


*  April, 2019 - The following two images entitled "Eagle Dancer" and "Taos Artist" have received Special Merit awards in the LST 9th Annual Figurative Exhibition. 2D and 3D artists (including photography & digital art) from around the world, were called upon to make online submissions for possible inclusion into the Gallery’s April 2019 online group art exhibition. Artists were asked for their interpretation of the “Figurative” theme by submitting their best abstract or representational art for this competition. The gallery received 845 entries from 35 different countries from around the world, as well as from 33 different states.

"EAGLE DANCER"

"TAOS ARTIST" #1

*  March, 2019 - The following two images entitled "Rusted Memories" and "Color My World" have received a Special Merit Award and a Special Recognition Award respectively in the LST 10th Annual "Abstracts" Online Art Competition. The gallery received 833 entries from 22 different countries as well as 34 different states. Abstracts are all about line, form, and color. It is a form of art in which the viewer makes up his/her own mind as to the artist's intention. I love doing them. In the world of photography where redundancy is commonplace, abstracts are not likely to be duplicated.

"RUSTED MEMORIES"


"COLOR MY WORLD"

 

*  February, 2019 - The following image was juried into the ODYSSEY 2019, Annual Photography Exhibition held at the Pennsylvania Center for Photography in Pennsylvania.  ODYSSEY is a non-themed exhibition with all genres of processing accepted.

"GREAT GRAY INTENSITY"

*  February, 2019 - The following image has taken second place in the Cape Cod "Wanderlust" themed, international competition. Capturing the essence of a culture and foreign land is a great challenge for any photographer. Travel is all about seeing the world in new and different ways. Every destination has a story to tell, it is the senses and energy that we try and preserve through these images.

"TAOS ARTIST" #3

*  February, 2019 - The following two images entitled "Union Station" and "Hurry Up and Wait" have placed in the LST 9th Annual "Cityscapes" Art Exhibition. "Union Station" received an overall Merit Award meaning it had to compete with both 2D and 3D art. "Hurry Up and Wait" received a Special Recognition award in the photography category only. 499 entries were received from 22 different countries and 26 states.

"UNION STATION"


"HURRY UP AND WAIT"


*  January, 2019 - The following image was juried in to the Visions of Light Photography Exhibition at the Tri-Lakes Art Center in Palmer Lake, CO.  The mission of Visions of Light is to challenge photographers to go beyond producing a technically correct photographic image and demonstrate their use and/or control of light to help define the subject.  The light can be natural or artificial; or a combination that enhances the impact, drama, emotion, and/or message of the image.  The underlying theme is the vision, interpretation and use of LIGHT.

"MOONSTRUCK!"


*  January, 2019 - The following 10 images were selected by LST to win one of the top 4 spots for a solo artist series, month long solo art exhibition for the first quarter of 2019. Out of 63 artists who submitted to this Solo Art Series art competition, 14 were eliminated due to deficiencies  in their Biography, Artist's Statement, or with their art. From the 49 artists who were left, 27 were then selected as finalists. Out of the 27, 8 were selected for an artist showcase, but only 4 were selected for one of the top 4 month long solo exhibitions. The name of my exhibition is "Abandoned". Each image in the series is titled and accompanied by a brief story. To see the story, you must click on each image individually and scroll down. The images with stories may be seen at this link: https://www.artmajeur.com/mara...

"ONCE UPON A TIME"                                                                                                    


"AN IMMIGRANT'S DREAM"

                    

"SENTINEL IN THE WIND"

"DOUBLE JEOPARDY"


"SILENCE OF THE GUNS"

"THE KEEPER'S LAMENT"


"WHERE HAVE ALL THE CHILDREN GONE"


"WRITTEN ON THE WIND"


"TOMORROW NEVER CAME"


"THE GHOST OF THERESA"


*  December, 2018 -  All three of these images have placed in the LST 8th Annual "All Women" online art competition. The first image called "When The Moon Fell" placed 7th in the Top 10 Overall Category out of 909 international entries received. To be placed in the Overall category, you have to compete with the Painting & Other Media, 3 Dimensional Art, and the Photography & Digital Media Categories. This image also placed 4th in the Photography Category only. The second image called "Painted Sea" received a Special Merit Award again competing with all categories. The third image called "End of the Trail" received a Special Recognition Award in the Photography Category. This art competition had an open theme. The gallery received 909 entries from 24 different countries from around the world, as well as from 37 different states.

"WHEN THE MOON FELL"

                                    


"PAINTED SEA"


"END OF THE TRAIL"


*  December, 2018 -  The following first image has placed in the Top 250 of the Audubon International Nature Photography Contest called "Share The View".  The following two have placed in the semi-finals.

"MT. GARFIELD VOLCANO"


"INCOMING"


"ROCKY MOUNTAIN GOAT IN RIMLIGHT"


*  November, 2018 - The following two images received awards in the 8th Annual Seascapes Online Competition. The first image called "Stormy Sunset" received an Honorable Mention in the Top Ten in the photography category.  The second image called "Paint Me Blue" received Special Recognition in the photography category.

"SCORN OF THE SEA"


"PAINTED SEA"


*  November, 2018 - This image was 1 of 20 selected for the international Apertures, 2018 online exhibition at the Cape Cod Center for the Arts in Cape Cod, MA.

"MOONSTRUCK"


*  November, 2018 - These two images won a Special Merit Award and an Honorable Mention respectively in the 2018 LST Nature Theme Int'l. Competition.

"THE SCENT OF RUT"


"TURKEY TROT SWAMP"


*  October, 2018 - The following image was juried into the TRANSFORMATIONS 2018 annual exhibition held at the Pennsylvania Center for Photography in Pennsylvania.  TRANSFORMATIONS is an exhibition of the imagination.

"EXTINCTION"

*  October, 2018 - This image won a Special Merit Award in the 2018 LST Patterns, Textures, & Forms Theme Int'l. Competition.

"RIBBON OF YELLOW"

*  September, 2018 - The following two images were juried in to the 3rd Annual Monochrome Photography Exhibition at the Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts in Palmer Lake, CO. "Blue Mesa Moonset" won an award for Overall Impact.

"BLUE MESA MOONSET"

"GREAT GRAY INTENSITY" - 2nd place in the Overall Impact category.


*  August, 2018 - This image was juried in to the 1st Annual Colorado Aperture Photography Exhibition at the Depot Art Gallery in Littleton, CO.

"STORM OVER GATEWAY CANYON"

 

*  August, 2018 - This image won 10th place in the photography category in the LST Open Theme Int'l. Competition.

"THREE SISTERS"


*  August, 2018 - This image won a Special Merit Award in the 2018 LST Open Theme Int'l. Competition.

"ON THE HUNT"


*  July, 2018 - This image won a Special Merit Award in the 2018 LST Botanical Int'l. Competition.

"MONET'S GARDEN"


*  July, 2018 - This image won a Special Recognition Award in the 2018 LST Botanical Int'l. Competition.

"CANA DELIGHT"


*  July, 2018 - This image won 1st Place in the Cape Cod Cultural Center, MA Int'l. Fauna competition.

"GREAT GRAY INTENSITY"


*  July, 2018 - The following image received a Special Merit Award in the LST international, open theme, online competition.

"HOLLYHOCK HAVEN"


*  July, 2018 - The following image was a finalist in the Shoot The Frame / Shoot The Land online competition.

"SUNSET OVER GATEWAY CANYON"


*  June, 2018 - The following three images were juried in to the 71st Annual Art Exhibition held at the Gilpin County Arts Association in Central City, CO.  

"STORM OVER GATEWAY CANYON"


"SUNRISE ON THE DALLAS DIVIDE"


"DEATH BECOMES HER" - 3rd Place Winner


*  May, 2018 - The following three images have placed in the 8th Annual LST "Landscapes" Worldwide Competition. The first image won 10th place in the overall Top 10 and also won 5th place in photography only. The second image won a Special Merit Award and the third image won a Special Recognition Award.

"BLUE MESA MOONSET"


"MY MEMOIRES"


"LIVING HISTORY"