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 Recent Recognition

        Focus Gallery - "Inspiring Earth's Mysteries"  Folk Art Center  Asheville, NC   August 12- October 31, 2017

        Award of Excellence    Orchard Lake Fine Art Show   West Bloomfield, MI   July 29, 2017

        Best of Glass Award   56th Krasl Art Fair on the Bluff   St. Joseph, MI  July 9, 2017

        Award of Merit   Mainsail Art Festival   St.  Petersburg, FL April 17, 2016

        Award of Distinction    Bonita Springs Art Festival, Bonita Springs, FL  January 31, 2016

     "Possibilities" Exhibit in The Gallery - Ashe Arts Center - West Jefferson, NC   Feb 20 - Mar 20, 2015

        3 D Honorable Mention    Ann Arbor State Street Art Fair   Ann Arbor, MI   July 20, 2014

        Award of Excellence   41st Art Festival Beth-El  St.Petersburg, FL    February 2, 2014

        Lifefoms" Exhibition travels to the  Merwin and Wakeley Galleries at Illinois Wesleyan U.  (Chicago area) May 7 - August 20, 2014

        Lifefoms" Exhibition travels to the National Liberty Museum's Gallery 321  Philadelphia, PA    January 14 - April 13 2014      

        Selection into juried exhibition: "Lifeforms Exhibition - Hodge Gallery: Pittsburg Glass Center   July 5- November  11, 2013 .

        Award of Merit,  Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts,  State College, PA   July 2012

        "Liberty in Bloom" - A Glass Flower Show   National Liberty Museum Philadelphia, PA    March 4-April 29, 2012  

        Award of Merit, Under the Oaks - Vero Beach, FL  March 2012

        Featured Artist - Piedmont Gallery,  Winston-Salem, NC    From Seed and Send:  Focus on Flowers   Aug 5 - 31, 2011 

                    w/ Chery Cratty pulp paintings 

        Honorable Mention,  14th Annual Festival of Fine Craft - Chicago Highland Park, IL.  June 26 2011 

        Honorable Mention,  Cincinnati Summerfair, Coney Island.  May 2011

        Award of Distinction    Mainsail Arts Festival, St. Petersburg, FL  April 17 2011

        The Galleries' "Black, White and Easily Red " invitational exhibition October 25-December 21, 2010.   Concord, NC

        The Executive Mansion  "Celebrate North Carolina Craft Exhibition"   invitational exhibition  September 8 -Oct ? 2010, Raleigh, NC

        Sparta Teapot Museum's "Autumn in the Blue Ridge"  invitational exhibition October 1 through December 19, 2009.

        Honorable Mention,  Cincinnati Summerfair, Coney Island.  May 2009

        Best of Show, Artsplosure 09, Raleigh, NC   May 2009

        Award of Merit, Under the Oaks - Vero Beach, FL  March 2009

        Honorable Mention, Art in the Park - Blowing Rock, NC  July 2008    

        Third Place Glass Award - Cincinnati Summerfair, Coney Island.  May 31, 2008 

        President's Choice Award - Artsquest,  Destin, FL   May 2008

        First Place - Award of Excellence -  Chicago, IL   45th Oakbrook Invitational Fine Art Exhibition  Sep 2007

        Second Place Glass Award - Cincinnati Summerfair, Coney Island.  June 1, 2007 


        Best of Show - Glass - Atlanta Dogwood Festival,  Atlanta   April 2007


        National Capital Orchid Society Juried Art Competition Washington, DC  Oct 2006

                Best of Glass

                Eugene Griffith Award for Best of Decorative Art

                Eva Campbell Memorial Award for Best Art in Show


        Holden Arboretum Solo Exhibit    Aug 4- Sep 1, 2006


        Second Annual Venice Glass Invitational -Venice Art Center in Florida   June 23-August 15, 2006. 

                Internationally renowned blown glass artists also exhibiting Dan Dailey, Paul Stankard, Jose Chardiet and Robert Carlson, etc. 


        Sand Dollar Award at the 51st Contemporary Art Center's Annual Boardwalk Art Show in Virginia Beach VA June 16, 2006


        First Place Glass Award -Cincinnati Summerfair, Coney Island. June 2006




By invitation, Western North Carolina Studio Glass Exhibition,   Jailhouse Gallery  June 2 - July 11, 2014

By invitation, placement of work in the Executive Mansion Raleigh, NC  September 2010

Three works included in Contemporary Lampworking Volume III  by Nationally acclaimed Bandhu Dunham... released April 2010

TV interview  in St. Petersburg, FL April 2010 - (Move slider to 20.00 min. into video Ronnie describes his first mixed media work - Ghostly Sanctuary)


Philharmonic Center for the Arts - Naples Florida

Clyde Butcher Big Cypress Gallery, Tamiami Trail, Fl

North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences in Raleigh




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