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Awards & Honorable Mentions

'Stop calling ME resilient.  I'm NOT resilient.  Because every time you say, 'oh, they're resilient,' you CAN do something else to me."

~ Tracie Washington, New Orleans-based civil rights attorney, 2010


Awards & Honorable Mentions                                          


2022               Outstanding Business Award - Seattle Business 

2022               Interviewed - South End Emerald Newspaper

2021               Cornish College of the Arts - Finalist - Neddy

2020               Finalist - Rachel's Catalyst Award - Environmental Advocate Award for Women of Color

2020               Awarded Participant in the RISE Cohort thru Sustainable Seattle

2020               Interviewed - Crosscut 

2020               Interviewed - King 5 News

2020               Interviewed - PBS News

2020               Interviewed -CNN News

2020               Interviewed - Critical Bounds Podcast

2020               Panelist Public Art Bootcamp

2019               Residency at Seattle University, Hedreen Gallery - Exhibit 'For the Record'

2018               Accepted to Public Art Boot Camp, thru Seattle Office of Arts & Culture

2018               Conductive Garboil Award, thru Artist Trust and 4 Culture

2018               Accepted to Artist Residency 6-7/2018: AADK Spain International platform of research                            and contemporary creation, 30540 Blanca | Murcia | Spain                 

2018               Nominated Environmental Artist Award – Sustainable Seattle

2017               Nominated James W Ray Award - Artist Trust

2017               4 Culture Artist Community Grant Award Recipient 

2017               Accepted Creative Advantage Artist Roster – Seattle Arts & Cultural Affairs

2017               Event Invitational Islandwood Multi-Cultural Environmental Event at Antioch, University                         –  Presentation: Art as Leadership through Story & Environment

2017               Accepted City of Seattle Non-Profit Assistance Center: 9 Month Non-Profit Executive                                Director Cohort Training

2017               Event Invitational Speaker Presenter with International Artist Claire Tancon at Black                                  Zone: Art as Social Justice

2016               Accepted Women on the Rise Conference

2016               Featured Artist Talk Show Radio: The New Urban Unlimited, w/ Hiawatha D

2015               Invitational Speaker/Exhibitor Whidbey Institutes Climate Collaborative Conference

2015               Art Acquisition City of Seattle Office of Arts and Culture City

2014               Nominated ‘Fell From the Sky Award’ 

2014               Awarded 1st Place Onyx Artist Exhibition WA State Convention and Trade Center

2014 - Current   Accepted Ethnic Artist Roster, City of Seattle - Office of Arts and Culture

2011 - 2012   Appointed Training of the Facilitators Professional Diversity Staff Development North                             Seattle Community College

2011               Awarded Classified Employee of the Year, by STARS Committee and College President;                           Created Strategic College wide 5 Year Plan for Staff Professional Development Training                         based on NSCC President’s Strategic Initiative – Incorporated Sustainability,

                       Diversity, Learning Styles and Emotional Intelligence Models

2010              Selected Curator National Art Show; Hollywood Hills Northshore

2010 - 2012  Nominated Standing NSCC Sustainability Committee: Sub Committees; Education                                    Curriculum & Healthy Food on Campus Committee

2009 – 2010 Nominated Classified Staff Development Committee, Communications Chair

2004             Juried & Selected Artist Trust Edge Business Class

2002             Employee of the Month – YWCA

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