Awards & Achievements

  • Sep, 2021

    Acceptance to the Art Renewal Center as an ARC Living Artist (ARCLA) 
    "The ARC is the foremost and only vetting service for representational art schools, ensuring that the teaching curricula and quality of teacher and student work meet our strict standards to become ARC Approved™. The ARC also runs the Arc Salon Competition, which is the largest and most prestigious competition in the world for realist artists painting, sculpting and drawing today with eleven categories and thousands of works competing, culminating in a traveling live exhibition of many of the winning works." (

  • Aug, 2021

    The National Oil and Acrylic Painters Society Award of Excellence for the painting "Goldstream" 12 X 6" oil on archival panel

  • Jul, 2021

    Circle Arts Foundation Award of Excellence for the painting "The River Takes Me" 16 X 12" oil on archival panel

  • May, 2018

    Masters Award of Excellence Art Tour International, New York USA

  • May, 2017

    Masters Award of Excellence in the Arts and Cultural Exchange - Art Tour International, Florence Italy

  • Sep, 2016

    Plein Air Award Third Place - National Oil and Acrylic Painters Society, Massachussets USA

  • Sep, 2013

    Established Artist Award/ Arts & Culture Award, Orangeville Ontario CA

  • Jan, 2013

    Cover Image (front and back) designed by Gordon Collier, composed from elements of 3 paintings created by Artist Rosemarie Armstrong:  Illumination/ Rock Faces/ Wild Shores
    Cover Image for Cross/Cultures 166 Textbook: Ethical Encounters - Spaces and Selves in the Writings of Rudy Wiebe

    Author Janne Korkka, Turku University of Finland 2013 - Printed in the Netherlands by Rodopi B.V., Amsterdam - New York, NY