SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2017

Florida's Finest, Art Center Sarasota, Sarasota, Florida

Fur, Feather, Flora & Fauna, ArtCenter Manatee, Bradenton Florida

Old Dogs & New Tricks - Evelyn McCorristin Peters, Art Uptown, Sarasota, Florida

The Petticoat Painters of Sarasota, Big Arts, Sanibel Island, Florida

Wonders of the World, Art Center Manatee, Bradenton, Florida

 

2016

Open Juried Landscape Show, Art Uptown, Sarasota, Florida - 2nd place

Petticoat Painters Annual Exhibition, Art Center Sarasota, Sarasota, Florida

Paintings - Jean Blackburn, Cheryl Moody, Evelyn McCorristin Peters, The Studio at Gulf and Pine, Anna Maria, Florida 

The Visual Arts Center 10th Biennial National Arts Exhibition, Punta Gorda, Florida (Juror: Jeffrey T. Larson. an Art Renewal Center (A.R.C.) Living Master who has won multiple national awards

My Life as a Dog, Ciel Gallery, Charlotte, North Carolina, (Juror: Nathan Brines, a lecturer, educator, image maker, and dog lover)

America’s Parks Special Encore Exhibiton;

March 14 - May 14 Mari Sandoz High Plain Heritage Center, Chadron State College, Chadron, Nebraska

June 8 - August 31 The Lightner Museum, St. Augustine, Florida

September 16 - October 30 George A Spiva Center for the Arts, Joplin, Missouri

2015

Fur, Feathers, Flora & Fauna, Art Center Manatee, Bradenton, Florida - 2nd place

What Lies Beneath, Art Center Sarasota, Sarasota, Florida

Art on the Mildy Wild Side: Two artist exhibition, Bird Key Yacht Club, Sarasota, Florida

Dog Days of Summer, Art Uptown, Sarasota Florida - 3rd place

Pets We Love, Gallery 25N

No Boundaries, Art Center Manatee, Bradenton, Florida - honorable mention

The Petticoat Painters, Venice Art Center, Venice, Florida

A Touch of Red, The Gallery at Art & Frame, Sarasota, Florida

2014

Bark Basel, Coral Gables, Florida

Richeson75 - Animals, Birds and Wildlife, Kimberly, Wisconsin

Petticoat Painters, Founders Gallery - Big Arts, Sanibel Island, Florida

FLAUNT 2014, Thomasville, Georgia

Dog Days of Summer, Art Uptown, Sarasota, Florida

Through My Eyes - As I See It, Las Laguna Gallery, Laguna Beach, California

Art of Dog, Morean Arts Center, St. Petersburg, Florida

Group Exhibition: 60th Anniversary of the Petticoat Painters, Annual Community Exhibition, Selby Galleries I & II, Ringling College of Art and Design

Man’s Best Friend, Las Laguna Gallery, Laguna Beach, California

2013

Florida Flavor, Art Center Sarasota, Sarasota, Florida, (Juror: Kristin DuFrain, Curator/Registrar at Graphic Studio, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida)

America's Parks - Through the Beauty of Art;

(Jurors: M. Stephen Doherty, Editor, PleinAir™ Magazine; Susan T. Fisher, Past President, American Society of Botanical Artists and former Director, 

Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum Art Institute; and Todd Wilkinson, Managing Editor, Wildlife Art Journal)

March 17 - April 14 Ella Carothers Dunnegan Gallery of Art, Bolivar,MO

May 18 - July 28, Roger Tory Peterson Institute of Natural History,  Jamestown, NY 

August 17 - October 13, Kenosha Public Museums, Kenosha, WI

2012

77th National Juried Art Exhibition 2012, Cooperstown Art Association, Cooperstown NY, (Juror: Anthony Reinemann)

WILD 3: Animals & Artists of Myakka. Longboat Key Art Center, Longboat Key Florida, (Juror: Nancy Betty)

Two person exhibition, 2 Women: East to West, Studio at Gulf and Pine, Anna Maria Florida, (with painter Jean Blackburn)

2011

Small Works, Towles Court Art Walk, Sarasota, Florida, (Juror: Joseph Melancon)

Art Meets Agriculture, Palmetto Art Center, Palmetto Florida

Material World, Art Center Sarasota, Sarasota, Florida, (Jurors: Brian Haverlock, recipient Pollock-Krasner Grant, Tom Stephens)

The Other Persona, Art Center Sarasota, Sarasota, Florida

Garden: A Collaboration with Nature, Art Center Sarasota, Sarasota Florida

WILD 2: Artists and Animals of Myakka, Myakka River State Park, Sarasota Florida, (Juror: Mark Ormond, Senior Curator and Deputy Director for Collections and Programs, Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, Florida)

Feed the Soul, Art Center Sarasota, Sarasota Florida

The Fiber of Our Being, Art Center Sarasota, Sarasota Florida

2010

Calling All Turtles, The Studio at Gulf and Pine, Anna Maria Florida

I am Home, Art Center Sarasota, Sarasota Florida

Art of the Rescue: A New Leash on Life, Art Institute of Tampa, Tampa Florida

WILD: Artists and Animals of Myakka, Myakka River State Park / Art Center Sarasota, Sarasota Florida (Juror: Jean Blackburn)

Where Art Meets Science, Mote Aquarium, Sarasota Florida

2009

On and Off the Wall, Art Center Manatee, Bradenton Florida

Green: The Primary Color, Art Center Sarasota, Sarasota Florida

Art of Rescue: Dancing to a New Beat, Art Institute of Tampa, Tampa Florida

2008

Group Exhibition: Fresh Paint, The Studio at Gulf and Pine, Anna Maria Florida

Art of Rescue, Art Institute of Tampa, Tampa Florida

 

SELECTED AWARDS and FELLOWSHIPS

2014     

Fellowship, Jentel Artist Residency Program; Banner, Wyoming (January 14 - February 15)

Artists Info 3rd place Artist of the Year 2014 Award sponsored by Winsor & Newton and Rosenstiel's Fine Art Trade Publisher

2013

Artist Residency at Zion National Park; Utah (February 2 - 28)

2012

Artist Residency at Weir Farm National Historic Site; Wilton, Connecticut (January 3 - 31)

Artist Residency at Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts; Saratoga, Wyoming (February)

Artist Residency at Dorland Mountain Arts Colony; Temecula, California (March, November)


PUBLIC COMMISSIONS

2016

Southeastern Guide Dogs Superheroes on Parade, "Visionary" sponsored by Publix

"Stella Dives In" for Southeastern Guide Dogs new Barpal - Hirst Student Center (permanent)


EDUCATION

2009

University of Delaware, Newark Delaware, Bachelors Degree

2005 - 2010

Ringling College of Art and Design, Sarasota Florida, Continuing Studies

1984 - 1985, 1990 - 1996

Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia Pennsylvania, Continuing Studies


PUBLICATIONS

Richeson75 International, "Animals, Birds & Wildlife," 2015. 52, 125.

Robynne Raye, “1000 Dog Portraits - From the People Who Love Them,” 2014. 0569, 0865, 0866. 


FILM

Sixty and Strong - The Petticoat Painters, Featured, Produced by Peter and Marcia Christ


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Scenic Artist, Ringling Brothers Barnum & Bailey, Traveling shows, 1984 - 1988

Scenic Artist, Disney on Ice, Traveling shows, 1984 - 1988


ORGANIZATIONS

Petticoat Painters, one of the oldest continuously exhibiting women’s art groups in the United States

The Friends of Myakka River supporting the preservation and maintenance of the Myakka River in Florida


EXHIBITIONS CURATED/JURIED

2011 

Wild 2: Artists and Animals of Myakka, Myakka River State Park, Longboat Key Art Center, Ringling College of Art and Design, Sarasota, Florida


TRAVEL

USA, Canada, Mexico, France, Belgium, Netherlands, Italy, Residency: Japan 1988


GALLERY AFFILIATIONS

Art Uptown, Sarasota, FL

The Studio at Gulf and Pine, Anna Maria Island, FL