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2013 Aiken Artist Guild Spring Juried Show 
Best of Show -
Markel 2
Aiken, SC
2012 SC State Fair Juried Art Show 
Third Place -
Abiding Calm
Columbia, SC
Union County Arts Council 2012 Invitational Arts Exhibition Juried Art Show 
Best of Show -
Abiding Calm
Union, SC
Greenwood Arts Council Festival of Flowers Juried Art Show 
Second Place -
Pregnant at 42
Greenwood, SC
Aiken Artist Guild Spring Juried Show  Best of Show and Peoples' Choice - Abiding Calm Aiken, SC
McCormick Arts Council  Annual Juried Art Exhibit - Juried
Best of Show -
Abiding Calm
McCormick, SC
2011 Monroe Art Guild Winter Art Show
Best of Show - Markel 2
Monroe, GA
SC State Fair 
3rd Place - Abiding Calm
Columbia, SC
Artist's Magazine 
Finalist out of over 10,000 - Markel 2
National
Yellow Jasmine Festival 
Honorable Mention - Symphony of Yellow 2
North Augusta, SC
SRP Federal Credit Union 
2011 Photo calendar contest
North Augusta, SC
2010 SC State Fair 
Merit Award - Markel
Purchase Awards - Symphony of Yellow
Columbia, SC
Monroe Art Guild Member Art Show
2nd Place - Out for a Ride
Monroe, GA
McCormick Arts Council  Annual Juried Art Exhibit - Juried
2nd Place - Markel 1
McCormick, SC
SW Georgia Sale and Art Show
People's Choice Award and Honorable Mention- Out for a Ride
Albany, GA
SRP Federal Credit Union 
2010 Photo calendar contest
North Augusta, SC
2009 SC State Parks 75th Anniversary Photo Contest 
Best in Show in Amateur - I'm Gonna Catch a Fish
State of SC
Union County Arts Council 2009 Invitational Arts Exhibition - Juried
People's Choice Award - For the Love of Cars
Union, SC
Monroe Art Guild Member Art Show
Honorable Mention - Coming Up For Air
Monroe, GA
SW Georgia Sale and Art Show
Third Place Award in Painting - Billie Ray
Albany, GA
SRP Federal Credit Union 
2009 Photo calendar contest
North Augusta, SC
North Light Book Club Cover Competition
Honorable Mention - The Girl with Red Hair
National
Monroe Art Guild Winter Art Show
First Place in 2D
- Reflecting
Monroe, GA
Monroe Art Guild Winter Art Show
Honorable Mention
- For the Love of Cars
Monroe, GA
2008 SC State Fair Juried Art Show
Merit Award - Out for a Ride
Columbia, SC
SC State Fair Juried Art Show
Merit Award - For the Love of Cars
Columbia, SC
Aiken Artist Guild Spring Juried Show
First Place in 2D - Watermelon Man
Aiken, SC
Anderson Arts Center 33rd Annual Juried Art Show
Exhibit Award - Reflecting
Anderson, SC
SRP Federal Credit Union 
Photo calendar contest
North Augusta, SC
North Light Book Club Cover Competition
Second Place - Patty in Red
National
Parenting Magazine
Runner-up in Photo Contest
National
Monroe Art Guild Winter Art Show
Best of Show - Watermelon Man
Monroe, GA
Artist in Residence
Hickory Knob State Park
McCormick, SC
2007 SC State Fair Juried Art Show
First Place Award in Painting - Watermelon Man
Columbia, SC
Aiken Artist Guild - You Be the Judge
Best of Show - For the Love of Cars
Aiken, SC
Artist in Residence
Santee State Park
Santee, SC
SW Georgia Sale and Art Show
First Place Award in Painting - Always
Albany, GA
Greenwood Festival of Flowers - Juried
Honorable Mention - Watermelon Man
Greenwood, SC
Columbia County Art in the Park - Juried
Best of Show - Watermelon Man
Evans, GA
Anderson Arts Center 32nd Annual Juried Art Show
Second
Place Award -
Barefoot and Pregnant
Anderson, SC
SRP Federal Credit Union 
Photo calendar contest
North Augusta, SC
McCormick Arts Council Seventh Annual Juried Art Exhibit - Juried
Honorable Mention - On Guard
McCormick, SC
Monroe Art Guild Winter Art Show
Second
Place Award -
Always
Monroe, GA
2006 South Carolina State Fair - Juried
Award of Merit - On Guard
Columbia, SC
USC-A Etherredge Center Exhibit   Aiken, SC
SC State House Exhibit - 
Honorable Skipper Perry's Suite 
 
Columbia, SC
7th Annual Southwest Georgia Regional Art Show and Sale  
Second Place Award - 
Ocean Antiquities #2
Albany, GA
Pickens County 27th Annual Juried SC Artist Exhibition - Juried
Honorable Mention Award - Always
Pickens, SC
Aiken Artist Guild Spring Show
Second Place Award - Okra Strut
Aiken, SC
SRP Federal Credit Union 
Photo calendar contest
North Augusta, SC
McCormick Arts Council Sixth Annual Juried Art Exhibit - Juried
Volunteers' Award - Barefoot and Pregnant
McCormick, SC
NBSC Oil Painters' Open Invitational - Juried
Sumter Gallery of Art -
Ocean Antiquities #5
Travels across SC in 2006
Monroe Art Guild Winter Art Show
Second
Place Award - The Bath
Monroe, GA
2005 Spartanburg - Juried
Award of Merit - Barefoot and Pregnant
Spartanburg, SC
North ight Book Club 13th Annual Cover Contest
Third Place Award in beginners division - Barefoot and Pregnant
National
Renaissance Festival - Juried
First Place in Class - Barefoot and Pregnant
Augusta, GA
Aiken Artist Guild Fall Show
First Place Award - Ocean Antiquities #4
Aiken, SC
Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art Fine Art National Competition and Exhibition - Juried Augusta, GA
21st Annual Piccolo Spoleto Festival - Juried  Charleston, SC
Florence Museum 27th Annual Statewide Art Competition - Juried
Third Place Award - Ocean Antiquities #2
Florence, SC
Union County Arts Council 2005 Invitational Arts Exhibition - Juried
Second Place Award - The Bath
Union, SC
NBSC Oil Painters' Open Invitational - Juried
Sumter Gallery of Art 
Second Place Award - After the Swim
Travels across SC in 2005
2004 Aiken Artist Guild Spring Show
Second Place Award - The Bath
Aiken, SC
Midwestern Carolina State Fair 
First Place Award - Weighing In
Aiken, SC
South Carolina State Fair - Juried
Meg McLean Award of Merit - Decisions, Decisions
Columbia, SC
20th Annual Piccolo Spoleto Festival - Juried  Charleston, SC
Florence Museum 26th Annual Statewide Art Competition - Juried 
Honorable Mention Award - The Bath
Florence, SC
Painting published on front cover of SASS magazine Augusta, GA
Education
1985 Georgia State University, BBA in Marketing  Atlanta, GA
1991-2004 USC-Aiken, graphic design and fine art classes Aiken, SC
1998-2000 Aiken Technical School, classes toward web design, etc. Aiken, SC
Organizations
Aiken Artist Guild
Currently - Communications, etc.
2008-2009 - President
2007-2008 - Vice President
2004-2007 - Secretary/Communications Specialist - Create and maintain newsletter, website and email.

 

 

deborah@tidwellstudios.com