Awards & Exhibitions

Awards

  • 2016 Downtown Clermont Festival of Art First Place in Category- 3D
  • 2013 Alphabet Soup, Broward Art Guild, Judges Recognition, Lost
  • 2012 Spring Open Theme Exhibit, Broward Art Guild, Judge’s Recognition, I Know the Secret
  • 2012 Broward College Potters Guild Invitational, Level 3 Honorable Mention, Twice Through the Fire
  • 2011 Rossetti Lucky 7, Rossetti Fine Art, Best Ceramic, Summer Garden
  • 2011 Elements Exhibition, Broward Art Guild, Best in Show, Anemone 1
  • 2011 Elements Exhibition, Broward Art Guild, People’s Choice, Anemone 2
  • 2010 Elements Exhibition, Broward Art Guild, Judge’s Recognition, Outta Control
  • 2010 Elements Exhibition, Broward Art Guild, People’s Choice, Outta Control
  • 2008 Broward College Potters Guild Invitational, Level 3 Honorable Mention, Do You See What I See?
  • 2007 Broward College Potters Guild Invitational, Level 3 2nd Place, Fiore Del Mare
  • 2002 Broward College Potters Guild Invitational, Level 3 Honorable Mention, Untitled 1
  • 1998 Broward College Potters Guild Invitational, Level 3 Honorable Mention, Chess Set
  • 1998 Living Color Enterprises tradeshow booth, IAAPA Best in Show
  • 1997 Kids Art Gallery, developed curriculum, children’s pottery class
  • 1997 Scholarship Broward College Potters Guild Education Award
  • 1997 Scholarship Broward College Ceramics Department
  • 1996 Studio Assistant Broward Community College Ceramics Studio
  • 1996 Broward College Potters Guild Invitational, Level 2 Honorable Mention, Bottles
  • 1993-1994 Dean’s List University of Georgia, Athens, GA

Shows and Exhibitions

  • 2016 Members Exhibit Florida CraftArt
  • 2013 Summer Heat IV, Rossetti Fine Art
  • 2013 Alphabet Soup, Broward Art Guild
  • 2013 Spring Salon, Broward Art Guild
  • 2012 ClayArt Show
  • 2012 Spring Exhibit, Broward Art Guild
  • 2012 Broward College Potter’s Guild Invitational
  • 2012 Kaleidoscope, Rossetti Fine Art
  • 2012 The TOC Project, Florida Caftsmen Pop Up, Bienes Center
  • 2012 Best of the Best II, Group Show, Rossetti Fine Art
  • 2011 BC Potters Guild 31st Annual Holiday Pottery Sale
  • 2011 Coral Springs Museum of Art Gift Shop
  • 2011 Coral Springs Craft Guild Fall Craft Show
  • 2011 Ceramics: By Artists for Collectors Coral Springs Museum of Art
  • 2011 Summer Heat, Rossetti Fine Art
  • 2011 Equilibrium, Rossetti Fine Art
  • 2011 Broward College Potter’s Guild Show
  • 2011 Tri-County Exhibit, Broward Art Guild,
  • 2011 Starlight Foundation Hats and Handbags
  • 2011 Elements, Broward Art Guild
  • 2010 Broward College Potter’s Guild Sale
  • 2010 Coral Springs Graft Guild Holiday Sale
  • 1997 Broward College Potters Guild, Publicity Coordinator
  • 1996 Volunteer, Art Walk Assistant, Harrison Street Clay Studio
  • 1995 Volunteer, Ceramic Mural Installation, Ramblewood Elementary

Membership

  • Broward College Potters’ Guild
  • Broward Art Guild
  • Florida Craftsmen
  • American Craft Council
  • Naples Art Association
  • Dunedin Fine Art Center

If you just go with the flow, no matter what weird things happen along the way, you always end up exactly where you belong.

— Tom Upton