Awards & Publications



  • Naples National Art Show, Naples Florida, Award of Distinction
  • Bonita Springs Art Festival, Bonita Springs Florida, Award of Distinction
  • Brookside Art Annual, Kansas City Missouri, Featured Artist


  • Fort Myers Art Festival, Fort Myers Florida, Best of Category 2-D


  • Images Art Festival 2018, New Smyrna, FL, Best of Category


  • Featured Artist, South University Art Fair, Ann Arbor Art Fair 2017
  • Kentuck Folk Art Festival 2017, Northport AL, Patron’s Award of Excellence
  • St. James Art Fair 2017, 1300 Association, 2nd Place Red Ribbon Award


  • Winterfair Cincinnati Award of Excellence 2016
  • Cloth, Paper, Scissors Magazine Winter 2016, Award of Excellence Honorable Mention


  • Art in Speed Park 2015, Sellersburg IN, Award of Excellence
  • Highland Park Art Fair 2015, Highland Park IL, Best of Category
  • Highland Park Chicago Fine Art Fair Award of Excellence 2015
  • Barrington Art Fair 2015, Barrington IL, Best of Category Fiber
  • St James Art Fair 1st Place Best of Show 2015 Louisville, KY
  • Woodland Art Fair Best of Category 2015 Lexington KY
  • Woodland Art Fair 2015, Lexington KY, Best of Category Fiber/Leather
  • Summerfair 2015, Cincinnati OH, Best of Category Fiber
  • Winterfair 2015, Cincinnati OH, Award of Excellence


  • St James Art Fair 1300 Association 2014, Louisville KY,  First Place Best of Show
  • Best of Ohio Winner 2014 “Breaking Beans” Quilt Surface Design Scholarship Award
  • Rising Sun Indiana QUILTFEST 2014, First place Award Winner Art Quilts
  • Art Business Institute Winter Conference Phila, PA 2014 Full Scholarship Award Recipient
  • Art Quilts, Celebrating 25 years of QSDS, “Grief” chosen 2014


  • Southern Indiana Art Exhibition 2013, First Place Fiber
  • Sacred Threads Juried Quilt Exhibition 2013, “Day at the Beach” Traveling to 6 States


  • “The Tails of Truffles” Written by Clarice Duits, Published 2015, Illustrated by Sharon Tesser
  • Art Quilting Studio Stampington Press January 2014
  • Art Quilt Portfolio: People and Portraits Lark Publishing April 2013
  • Art Quilting Studio: Stampington Press June 2013
  • ART QUILTING STUDIO MAGAZINE, WINTER 2013 — “Finding the extraordinary in the Ordinary”
  • LARK PUBLICATIONS, Art Quilt Portfolio: People and Portraits, April 2013
  • She has pieces in private and corporate collections in the US and abroad

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