About the Artist

About the Artist

Affiliations:

Fkorida Art Group (FLAG)
Live Oak Artists Guild
Colored Pencil Society of America
Gainesville Fine Art Association

Art Instructional Experience:

Workshops
Santa Fe Community College
Art instructor – Osceola Center for the Arts
Art Instructor – Orlando Museum of Art
Contract Instructor – Community Vision, Osceola County.
Certified Art Teacher – School District Osceola County, Florida

Awards and Recognitions:
Second Place – National Arts Program , 2004
Second Place – Autumn Artfest, Live Oak Art League, 2006
Honorable Mention – Orlando City Arts Factory / CFWCS 2007
First Place – Columbia County Friends of the Library June 2007
First Place – Osceola Center for the Arts Drawing Exhibition 2007
Best of Show – Osceola Center for the Arts Juried Show 2008
First Place – Osceola  Center for the Arts     2009
Work selected for 2006-2007 Osceola Center Event Schedule and publications.
Commissioned work for Main Street Kissimmee Development Program.
Work purchased for public locations and charitable fund raisers through the Osceola Center for the Arts, Community Redevelopment Association, Osceola County Administration  and Kissimmee Main Street.
Work accepted for “Take Out” exhibition, Brevard Museum of Art, 2009
Special Recognition – Maria Collins Watercolor Award Autumn Artfest – 2009
Work accepted / Kissimmee Main Street Sculpture Experience
First Place, Drawing Osceola Center for the Arts -2010
Second Place – Painting – Autumn Artfest LOAG 2011
First Place – ”Flaunt 25” Thomasville, Ga. Cultural Center
First Place -GFAA at Oak Hammock 2011
Work Accepted – Valdosta State National Show 2012
First Place -Osceola Center for the Arts, 2012 Annual Show
Merit Award -Annette Turner Gallery, Valdosta, Ga. 2011
Best of Show – Autumn Artfest –2012
First Place – Autumn Artfest—2013
Award of Recognition – Explore This! CPSA 2013
Spring Fling – Annette Turner Gallery work accepted for Colson Calendar 2013 / 2014
Work Accepted – Explore This! – 2014, 2015, 2016
Third Place – “It’s Colored Pencil! 2015
Second Place – Autumn Artfest – 2015
Best of Show – Gainesville Fine Arts Association – Annual Juried Show – 2015
First Place – North Florida Art League Spring Show
Award of Distinction – Tioga Annual Winter Art Show – 2016
Award of Excellence – Explore This! 13 – 2016

Work Accepted – Colored Pencil Society of America—2012 / 2013 / 2014 / 2015 / 2016 / 2017

Work Accepted – CPSA Explore This!  2013 / 2014 / 2015 / 2016

Related Endeavors:

Arts Director  – Jazz, Arts and Blues Festival, Live Oak, Florida – 2014, 2015
Kissimmee Main Street Annual Sculpture Walk Show Coordinator 2007, 2008
Coordinator and Curator National Arts Program August 2007
Master Artisans Show, Live Oak, Fl. 2011

Show Manager – Explore This!  2013 / 2015 / 2017
Show Manager /Arts Designer  for Sojourns,
a photographic presentation and catalogue by
Photographer Tom Tompkins.
http://www.TWorldphotography.com
http://www.liveoakartistsguild.org
http://www.gandaphotography.com

Contact Information:

386-330-2424
andachance@msn.com

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