Handmade by Simona
Pressed Flower Cards
 
 
 
Mentions

* My work is featured in the AGC The Creative Advantage 2014 Edition of "52 Weeks 52 Works" calendar. More information is available on the AGC website.
* In July 2013, I was featured in an article on Appalachian Artistry in Ohio Magazine. The article is still available on the Ohio Magazine website.


Honors and Awards
Winter
Merit Award, The 12th Contest for Korea Pressed Flower Competition; 2013
Wreath
Merit Award, Pressed Flower Exhibition; Goyang South Korea; 2013
Butterfly
Merit Award, The 11th Contest for Korea Pressed Flower Competition; 2012
Winter Sunset
Excellence Award, Pressed Flower Exhibition; Goyang, South Korea; 2012           
Fall on the
River 2
Part of the Yokohama Pressed Flower Art Museum in Yokohama, Japan
Late Fall
Merit Award, Fifth World Pressed Flower Craft Exhibition; Goyang, South Korea; April - May
2011
Waterfall 2
Second Place, 2009 Splash! Regional Art Exhibit juried competition; Parkersburg Art Center,
Parkersburg, West Virginia; June - August 2009.
 
Ohio Art Council and Patron Purchase Program Award, Ohio State Fair Fine Arts Exhibition;
Columbus, OH; July 2010.
 
Floral Tie
Second place, 2009 Philadelphia Flower Show, "Fashion District - Cravatte Elegante" category;
Philadelphia, PA; March 2009.
Daffodil
Festival
Third place, 2009 Philadelphia Flower Show, Festivals category; Philadelphia, PA; March 2009.
A Dream
People's Choice Award (voted best of show by the attendees) and Honorable Mention (from the
judges); 5 Senses Peoples Collection Art show at Peoples Bank; Marietta, OH; October 2008.

Second place, World Wide Pressed Flower Guild 2008 Annual Conference, "A Dream"
category; Anaheim, CA; June 2008.
Long Ago and
Far Away
Honorable mention, World Wide Pressed Flower Guild 2008 Annual Conference, "Long Ago
and Far Away" category; Anaheim, CA; June 2008.
La Vie en Rose
First place, 2008 Philadelphia Flower Show, "Music to my Ears" category; Philadelphia, PA;
March 2008.
Waterfall 1
People's Choice Award (voted best of show by the attendees), 8th Annual Women of
Appalachia Juried Art Exhibition; Ohio University, Zanesville, OH; October - November 2007.
Winter Night 1
Top 10 in show (voted by the show attendees as #4 out of 140 pieces), "70 Regionals 07" art
show; Parkersburg Art Center, Parkersburg, West Virgina; May - July 2007.
 
Southern
France
People's Choice Award (voted best of show by the attendees), 7th Annual Women of
Appalachia Juried Art Exhibition; Ohio University, Zanesville, OH; October - November 2006.