Awards and Recent Exhibits

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  •  Honorable Mention-Juried Show/State Fair Exhibition Detroit, MI- 1980
  • Purchase Award- Juried Show Hamtramack- 1984
  • Honorable Mention- "Black Creativity" Show at Museum of Science and Industry Chicago, IL 1985
  • Prize Award- All Pastel Juried Show Battle Creek Art Center- 1986
  •  Honorable Mention- Juried Show Lansing Art Center- November 1987
  •   Cash Award- Krasi Art Center St. Joseph, MI- July 1988
  •  One piece chosen for a traveling exhibit- New Initiatives for the Arts 1988
  •  Cash Award Juried Show Three Rivers, MI- May 1989
  •  Purchase Award- Black Arts Competition Kalamazoo. MI- August 1989
  • Two pieces selected for New Initiative traveling exhibit- January 1990
  • Two person show - "The Drawing Power of Art "- Kalamazoo Institute of Arts- February 1990
  • Two pieces purchased by Kalamazoo College for permanent exhibition in their African American Gallery- June 1990
  •  Exhibited in Black Fine Arts Competition at Kalamazoo Institute of Arts-August 1990
  •  Black Fine Arts Competition- Kalamazoo Institute of Arts- August 1991 Five person show
  •  Kalamazoo Institute of Arts- January 1992 Two person show at the Lansing Art Gallery- March
  •  Juried in the Kalamazoo Area Painting Society, "Paintings in the Park" - July 1992
  •  One man show at the Battle Creek Art Center - January 1994
  •  Awarded Juror's Choice Award in Lansing's M. E. A. Juried Competition - May 1994
  •  Black Creativity - Chicago Museum of Science and Industry - Honorable Mention - February 1995 Kalamazoo Area Juried Show - Betty Nay Cash Award - February 1995
  •  AEA Juried Exhibit - Lansing - Juror's Award - March 1995
  •  Canegie Center Juried Exhibit Three Rivers - Prize Winner - March 1996
  •  Arts Midwest visual Arts Fellowship - Awarded - September 1996
  •  I  juried Multicultural Exhibit & Slide Lecture - Bowling Green University - April 1998
  •  Art Gallery Juried Exhibit, Honorable Mention - Lansing - October 1998
  •  Holland Art Center Juried Competition - Cash Award - Holland - October 1998
  •  Carnegie Center Fine Arts Juried Competition - Gift Certificate Award - March 1999 
  •  I Juried Southwestern Michigan College Stuent Exhibition - S.M.C - December 2000
  • One-Man Exhibit-Kalamazoo, Mich. - April 2001
  • Trevor Rorback - One Man Exhibit - Kalamazoo, Mich. - May 2001
  • Black Arts Invitational - Black Arts Cultral Center - Kalamazoo, Mich.May 2001
  • Ann Arbor Hospital Gifts of Art - Ann Arbor, Mich. September 2001
  • U.I.C.A. Four Man Exhibit - Grand Rapids, Mich. December 2001
  • Battle Creek Art Center Features Work - Battle Creek, Mich. February 2002
  • Kalamazoo Institute of Arts - "Features my piece from Permanent Collection - Kalamazoo, Mich. - January 2002
  •  Scarab Club - People, Plants and Culture Exhibit - Detroit, Mich.- February 2002
  •  Kalamazoo Intitute of Arts - "Journey to Freedom" - Kalamazoo,Mich.- February 2002
  •  Lowell Arts Council - Juried Competition - Lowell, Mich. - February 2002
  •  Michigan Council for the Arts - "Art for the People" Detroit, Mich. - March 2002
  • African American Artist Initiative - Traveling Exhibit - Kalamazoo, Mich. - April 2002
  • Battle Creek Art Center - Juried Exhibit - Battle Creek, Mich. - May 2002
  • Black Arts Cultural Center - Invitational - Grand Rapids, Mich. - August 2002
  • Bayard Fine Arts Gallery - Invitational - Grand Rapids, Mich. - August 2002
  • Lake Michigan College - One Man Exhibit - Benton Harbor, Mich. - August 2002
  • People's Church - One Man Exhibit - Kalamazoo, Mich. October 2002
  • Arts League of Michigan - Invitationa - Detroit, Mich. October 2002
  • Black Arts Cultural Center - Retrospective - Kalamazoo, Mich. - December 2002
  • Kalamazoo Institute of Arts - "Art in Bloom" - Kalamazoo, Mich. - May 2003
  • University of Illinois - One Man Exhibit & Gallery Talk - Chicago, Illinois - June 2003
  • Black Arts Cultural Center - Invitational - Kalamazoo, Mich. - August 2003
  • Dodwood Festival - One Man Exhibit - Dowagiac, Mich. Oct. 2003
  • Black Creativity 2004 - Juried Exhibit - Chicago, Illinois - Jan. 2004
  • Muskegon Museum of Arts - Juried Exhibit Muskegon, Mich. April 2004
  • Black Arts Cultural Center - Invitational - Kalamazoo, Mich. - July. 2004
  • Holland Area Arts Council - Juried Exhibit - Holland, Mich. Sept. 2004
  • Rankin Art Gallery - Juried Exhibit - Big Rapids, Mich. Sept. 2004
  • Arts League of Michigan - "Freedom Exhibit" - Detroit, Mich. - May 2005
  • Muskegon Museum of Art - Self-Portrait Exhibit - Muskegon, Mich. - Feb. 2005
  • Arts Council of Kalamazoo - Our Town Exhibit - Kalamazoo, Mich. Feb 2005
  • Black Arts Cultural Center - Two Man Exhibit - Kalamazoo, Mich. Nov. 2005
  • West Michigan Cancer Center - Invitational Exhibit - Kalamazoo, Mich. May 2006
  • West Michigan Area Show - K.I.A. Juried Exhibit - Kalamazoo, Mich. June 2006
  • Black Arts Cultural Center - Invitational Exhibit - Kalamazoo, Mich. Aug. 2006
  • Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra League - Mask Exhibit - Kalamazoo, Mich. Oct. 2006
  • Carnegie Center for the Arts - Juried Cash Award - Three Rivers, Mich. Jan. 2007
  • Box Factory for the Arts - Juried Exhibit - St. Joseph, Mich. May 2007
  • Black Arts Cultural Center - Invitational - Kalamazoo,Mich. July 2007
  • Lansing Art Center - Two Person Exhibit - Lansing, Mich. Nov. 2007
  • Black Arts and Cultural Center - Invitational - Kalamazoo, Mich. July 2008
  • Kalamazoo Institute of Arts - Juried Exhibit - Kalamazoo, Mich. July 2008
  • Kalamzoo Institute of Arts - Lecture of Artwork - Kalamazoo, Mich. Aug. 2008
  • Box Factory for the Arts - Juried Exhibit - St. Joseph, Mich. May 2009
  • Black Arts and Cultural Center - Fine Arts Invitational - Kalamazoo, Mich. July 2009
  • Battle Creek Arts Center - Two Person Exhibit - Battle Creek, Mich. Sept. 2009
  • West Michigan Cancer Center - Four Person Exhibit - Kalamazoo, Mich. April 2010
  • Midtown Gallery - Eight Person Exhibit - Kalamazoo, Mich. July 2011
  • Black Arts Cultural Center - Fine Art Invitational - Kalamazoo, Mich. Aug. 2011