Awards

Tania and her unique art were the featured article in the August 6th, 2010 Art & Entertainment section of the Ft Myers, FL News-Press. The newspaper story highlighted her recent exhibit at the Cape Coral, FL Public Library.


Tania also had a piece, “Harry the Grouper,” accepted into the prestigious Art Encounter Exhibit at the von Liebig Art Center of Naples, FL, held in September, 2010.


One of Tania’s imaginative beaded creatures, a sea turtle named “Zuri” was featured in a full-page ad for Fire Mountain Gems on the back cover of the August, 2010 issue of Bead and Button magazine.


“Zuri” also won an Honorable Mention Award at the Aquarium Show at the Cape Coral Arts Studio, September, 2010.


“Dakota,” a beaded lizard sculpture, was featured in a full-page ad for Fire Mountain Gems in the August, 2010 issue of Crafts Report magazine.


Tania’s intricate beaded sculpture “Australian Frilled Lizard” won Third Place Award in the Sculpture Exhibit at the Visual Art Center, Punta Gorda, April, 2010.


“Sierra,” a beaded fish creation, won a Merit Award for Tania at the Annual Show of the Southwest Florida Craft Guild, held at the Cape Coral Arts Studio, March, 2010.


A picture of Tania’s beaded sculpture “Zuni” was featured on the back cover of the February, 2010 issue of the trade journal Bead and Button.


“Zuni,” a turquoise beaded turtle, won a merit award in the November, 2009 Southwest Florida Craft Show at the Bonita Art League in Bonita Springs.


Tania won two Finalist prizes in the Fire Mountain Gems and Beads 2009 annual beading contest.  Her beaded lizard creation “Zena” won the top prize in the 2008 contest, and was featured in Fire Mountain’s trade magazine advertisements.


Tania also won 2 Honorable Mention awards for beaded fish sculpture in the September, 2009 ”Aquarium” exhibit of the Cape Coral Art Association.


Tania’s beaded turtle “Zuri” won First Place in the “Exhibit of Excellence” at the Southwest Florida Craft Guild show at  BIG Arts on Sanibel Island, April, 2009.