2007  Master Interdisciplinary Studies, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia


1994  Bachelor of Arts, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia



Grants, Awards and Honors


2017 Commission Jacket Photo - The Exact Nature of Our Wrongs, Janet Peery, St. Martin's Press


2015 Commission Jacket Photo – John McManus, Sarabande Books


2014 Commission Book Cover Photography, Reading Life: On Books, Memory, and Travel, Michael Pearson, Mercer University Press


2014 Commission Book Cover Design, The Latest Monument, Jay Paul, David Roberts Books


2014 Commission Book Cover Design, Headhunting and other Sports Poems, Phil Raisor, Turning Point Press


2012 Commission Book Cover Design, Swimming in the Shallow End, Phil Raisor, Turning Point Press


2006 Norfolk Foundation Education Grant, Special Honor Award


2007-2010 Old Dominion University, Literary Arts Festival Advisory Committee


2007-2008 Commission Jacket Photo – What the Thunder Said, Janet Peery, Picador Press


2008  Public Arts Committee, Coleman Place, Norfolk, Virginia


2006 Chrysler Museum Photographic Critique Workshop with Martha Grahm Dance Company


1997, 2005  Honorable Mention, Beyond the Chalkboard, Hermitage Museum, Norfolk, Virginia (Ann Vernon, Juror)


1999-2008 Arts Incentive Grants, Virginia Commission for the Arts


1999-2000 Arts Coordinator, Project smARTS, City of Norfolk Literacy Grant, developed and implemented $60,000 grant to improve literacy through collaboration with the arts


2000 Presentation of Project smARTS: National Art Education Association Conference, Washington D.C.


1995-2000 Presentations: Virginia Art Education Association Conference


1992 Futures Award, Stockley Gardens Art Festival, Stockley Gardens, Norfolk, Virginia



Solo Exhibitions and Commissions


2015 Hindsight, Perrel Art Gallery, Norfolk Academy, Norfolk, Virginia


2015 Ecodog, Community Public Art Installation, Colley Ave., Norfolk, Virginia


2015 Threads: A Collaborative Installation, Hermitage Museum and Gardens, Norfolk, Virginia (Executive Director, Jen Duncan; Chief Curator, Colin Brady)


2014 Citizen Artist Norfolk – Public Art Project, Interactive Social Sculpture, Norfolk Arts Festival, Norfolk, Virginia(Karen Rudd, PA Director, Norfolk)


2011 The Tide – Light Rail Windscreen, Public Art Project, Train Station,

 Norfolk, Virginia (Karen Rudd, PA Director, Norfolk)


2010 Hard Times, Old Dominion University Literary Festival,

 Norfolk, Virginia, Lead Graphic Design and Visual Campaign


2009 Writers in Peace and War, Old Dominion University Literary Festival, Norfolk, Virginia, Lead Graphic Design and Visual Campaign


2006 Intervals: A Public Art Installation, First Landing State Park, Virginia Beach, Virginia


2005  Longing and Loss, The Changing Landscape of Isle of Wight, Smithfield Cultural Arts Center, Smithfield, Virginia (Deborah Wyld, Curator)


2001  Las Cosas de Nos Vidas, El Museo de Bellas Artes, Salto, Uruguay







2015 DiJulio, Betsy. Ecodog Unleashed, Coastal Virginia Magazine, Nov.-Dec. 2015


2015 Annas, Teresa. Common Threads, The Virginian Pilot, February 8, The Thursday Break p. 1,6


2006 Annas, Teresa. Swamp Sculpture: Artist’s ‘Intervals’ Pays Tribute to Interconnections in Nature, The Virginian Pilot, November 18, B-1


2006 Baker, Leona. Swamp Thing and Other Adventures in Public Art. Portfolio Weekly, November 14, pp. 20-26, cover-story


2005 Staff Report. Norfolk artist’s work reflects a changing sense of place. The Virginian Pilot, April 5, E-5


2005 DiJulio, Betsy. A Look Back. Portfolio Weekly, April 12, p. 20


2005 McNatt, Linda. Changing rural landscape is focus of artist’s work. The Virginian Pilot, March 12, E-2


2005 Annas, Teresa. Longing and Loss. The Virginian Pilot, March 17, E-4





2013 New Waves, Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art, Virginia Beach, Virginia (Carla Hanzal, Juror, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Mint Museum)


2003 Bath County Juried Art Exhibit, County Gallery, Bath County, Virginia


1995-2008  Beyond the Chalkboard, Hermitage Museum, Norfolk, Virginia


1994 Seeing the Elephant, Peninsula Fine Arts Center, Newport News, Virginia (Deborah McCloud, Curator)


1993 New Waves, Virginia Beach Center for the Arts, Virginia Beach, Virginia (Nohra Haime, Juror)


1992 Stockley Gardens Art Festival, Stockley Gardens, Norfolk, Virginia

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