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FLUFFY. Acrylic on canvas. 11" X 14". 2011. Ms. Parris has received recognition from various competitions. Her mixed media artwork “Leaves Landscape” won First Place (professional category) and a Special Award (Best in Show) at the Maryland State Fair 2007. Acrylic on paper artwork "You Are My Sunshine" won Third Place (professional category) at the Maryland State Fair 2007. Her acrylic on canvas artwork "Daffodils For Mardi Gras" won First Place (professional category) and Viewers Choice Award at the Maryland State Fair 2009. Her mixed media art work “Red Poppies” won First Place (professional category) at the Maryland State Fair 2009. Her acrylic on canvas artwork The Bride won First place (professional category) at the Maryland State Fair 2010 (Timonium). Her artwork “Georgia” won First Place (professional category) at the Maryland State Fair 2011. Ms. Parris is among featured artists at the “100 Contemporary International Artists”, “Contemporary Artists of the World 2008 – 2009”, and “Contemporary Women Artists 2010”, published by European Communities Artists Library, Barcelona, Spain. Image of her artwork “Patterns in the Sky”, acrylic on canvas, was published in the International Art Expo Las Vegas catalog (September 19-21, 2008). Ms. Parris and two of her artworks were featured among 26 international artists in the 2010 Yearbook of the Latino Art Museum affiliated with the Ontario Cultural Center and the Pomona Art Colony. Since 2005, Ms. Parris has been a member of Art Committee of the Sandy Spring Museum, Sandy Spring, MD, and has been participating in the selection and management of the quarterly art exhibitions at the museum. Since 2007, she has been teaching art classes for children at the Arts Barn, Gaithersburg, MD.

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Living Artists of Today: Contemporary Art. Vol.1  

This book takes the viewer through a visual journey of discovery and enjoyment of artwork by artists who live and work both next door to us...

Living Artists of Today: Contemporary Art. Vol.1  

This book takes the viewer through a visual journey of discovery and enjoyment of artwork by artists who live and work both next door to us...

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