Ginger in paddock at 2005 Ascot at Newbury
Ginger galloping a race horse in mid 1980's.
Residence: Cloudland, Georgia USA
Education: Ringling School of Art and Design; Sarasota, Florida
Harris School of Art; Franklin, Tennessee
Exhibitions in the United States:
Creative Arts Guild; Dalton, Georgia 2001, 2005
Georgia National Fair; Perry, Georgia 2001, 2005
•Third Place Fine Arts 2001 "Quarter Pole"
Washington Thoroughbred Breeder's Association; Auburn, Washington
2002, 2004, 2005, 2006 ,2007, 2008, 2009
•Second Place Oils - 2002 "Pink and Black # 3"
•Honorable Mention Oils - 2005 "Hand's Full"
•First Place Pastels - 2009 "Away They Go"
Monkton Community Arts Center; Monkton, Maryland 2004
Riverton Cowboy Arts Show; Riverton, Wyoming 2004
•First Place Oils - 2004 "Bronc 'N Blues"
The Breeder's Cup at Lone Star Park; Grand Prairie, Texas 2004
•First Place Equine Art - 2004 "Hialeah Dreams"
Association of Visual Artists; Chattanooga, Tennessee 2005
"Colour and Texture"
Wind River Arts; Dubois, Wyoming 2005
•Honorable Mention - 2005 "Cowboy's Dream Ride"
The Deland Museum of Art; Deland, Florida 2006
Equus - "Celebrating the Horse"
Atlanta Steeplechase; Kingston, GA 2007,2008,2009
Steeplechase at Callaway; Pine Mt.,GA 2008, 2009
Beresford Gallery Exhibition
Saratoga 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009
St. James Court Art Show Louisville, Ky. 2009
Sydney Horse Festival; Sydney, Australia 2004
The Society of Equestrian Artists; London, England 2004
Silver Jubilee Exhibition; The Mall Galleries
The Society of Equestrian Artists; Newmarket, England 2004
Palace House Exhibition
The Society of Equestrian Artists; York, England 2004
Gallery 42 Tadcaster
Veuve Clicquot Gold Cup Final; Cawdry Park, Midhurst, England 2005
Osborne Studio Gallery; West Sussex, England 2005
Glorious Goodwood Exhibition, Goodwood Racecourse
Dubai World Cup Art Auction; Dubai - UAE 2007
Special Commissions, Projects, Etc:
Trail of the Painted Ponies; Santa Fe, New Mexico 2002
Maquette "Horse Flies"
Submitted 3-D design, based on play on words, "Horse Flies"
Painted well known fly fishing flies on body of horse maquette.
Purchased by Genesis Gift Gallery, Cave Creek, Arizona
Published in "The Trail of Painted Ponies - Collector's Edition" 2004
2005 Featured Artist 64th Annual Iroquois Steeplechase;
Commissioned to produce six paintings that "flowed' in theme.
I used a principle horse and jockey throughout the series, from the
of a race, to the finish.
The images were used on various marketing and promotional items,
invitations, programs, prints, posters, scarves, mugs, t-shirts, etc....
conjunction with Vanderbilt Children's Hospital.
2007 Dubai World Cup Art Auction
Ginger was one of 11 international artist's commissioned to paint the
winners of the Dubai World Cup. She painted 1999 winner,
by HH Sheik Hamdan Shadwell Stable.
The artist's were invited to Dubai and were present when a
select audience could
bid on the paintings,with proceeds benefiting Al Saada Girls School.
A limited edition book was created to showcase the artist's
and their body of work,
which was produced by Art Connection of Dubai.
2008 Atlanta Steeplechase
The painting, "Brush
Topper's", was chosen as the official image for the 2008 Atlanta
Steeplechase. The 43rd annual event benefits Starlight Starbright
Children's Foundation of Atlanta and The University of Georgia College
of Veterinary Medicine.
"Even as a child, I was always drawn to painting horses. My family
raced thoroughbred's, which was a big influence. The images of racing
I had always worked in a traditional, realistic style, but it wasn't
the essence of what racing is. It is flashes of action and colours,
speed and tension,
and is over in the blink of an eye.
Although my first love is racing, I also started working on bucking or
horses. Even though the two genre's are very different, they share a lot
I want my paintings to move. I want the viewer to think about what they
seeing, to discover something new each time they look at a painting.
I work strictly with a painting knife. The finished paintings are a
textures and colours, that have been built up, layer upon layer. It
months to complete a painting, then several months for the thick impasto