Category Archives: Award

A Framed Print of “Blue and Yellow”

I like wide mats around small paintings, especially highly detailed small paintings. It helps to isolate them so there is less visual competition, and it makes something small seem like a bigger deal. The person who purchased the original of this painting didn’t want the original 16″ x 16″ white frame and mat. I chose […]

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“Blue and Yellow” Best of Show

I’m so pleased to share that my watercolor “Blue and yellow” won the “Best of Show” award in the North Hills Art Center’s Member Show earlier this month! The center director messaged me to ask if I would be attending the opening and at that point I wasn’t sure, but they generally don’t ask unless […]

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Featured Business on Online Labels

Many manufacturers and distributors like to share profiles of their customers who use their products. This is usually done by the creator’s submission providing images and information. I like to submit my creations to these now and then, and when I received my emails from Online Labels and saw others’ products and the invitation to […]

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Honored in the CWA 2021 Communications Contest

Results from judging the Cat Writers’ Association 2020 Communications Contest are in. My works have won six Certificates of Excellence this year, a mix of essays and artwork. Read about these awards, the contest and the organization on The Creative Cat: Certificates of Excellence in CWA 2021 Communications Contest

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Certificates of Excellence in CWA 2020 Communications Contest

My works have won nine Certificates of Excellence in the Cat Writers’ Association 2020 Communications Contest this year, a mix of essays and articles about cat health, behavior, advocacy and artwork, along with commissioned artwork and portraits, and several photos. I can’t believe it’s taken me six weeks to share the news! Read about the […]

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Honorable Mention in North Hills Art Center Exhibit “Where Love Dwells”

Ironically, I wasn’t going to enter this painting, but a friend presumed I would enter “Studio Morning Shift” and I reconsidered. It was honored with an Honorable Mention in the Winter show at the North Hills Art Center. Looks like home to me! Where Love Dwells benefits Hello Neighbor, a Pittsburgh nonprofit “committed to supporting […]

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Muse Medallions in CWA 2019 Communications Contest

Mimi is pleased to present our Muse Medallions in the Cat Writers’ Association contest. Without her, would there be any awards? I won two Muse Medallions, for my blog www.TheCreativeCat.net and for the painting you see there in print form. Read more on The Creative Cat: Muse Medallions in CWA 2019 Communications Contest

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Featured Artist on Dharma Trading

  Dharma Trading Company is one of the companies I’ve purchased art and merchandise materials from for over 20 years, including the white/natural blanks for tees and tote bags as well as the dyes and inks and paints I use in many of my printed works. I submitted my tiles for a featured artist profile […]

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Order Your Copy of This Award-winning Calendar!

More news about my awards in the CWA Communications Contest… Results from judging the Cat Writers’ Association 2018 Communications Contest are in. My works have won five Certificates of Excellence this year, including this year’s Pittsburgh C.A.T. calendar—as we did in 2016 and 2017. You still have the chance to purchase one of our award-winning […]

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Certificates of Excellence for Artwork in the 2018 CWA Communications Contest

Results from judging the Cat Writers’ Association 2018 Communications Contest are in. Three paintings from 2018 have won Certificates of Excellence this year, two elective paintings and one commissioned portrait, in the category “Fine Art”. The Fine Art category is new for the 2018 contest. In the past there were image awards that I’d submitted […]

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