Honors & Exhibitions


Meridian Museum of Art

Meridian, MS

Thombai Juried Exhibition

Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson, MS

Kennedy Center

Washington, D.C.

H.C. Porter

Galerie Amacla, Toulouse, France

Buckwheat Zydeco CD Cover Original Artwork

‘The Buckwheat Zydeco Story – A 20-Year Party’, released in 1999

New Works by H.C. Porter

Outside the Lines Gallery, Nashville, TN

Group Show

Bryant Galleries, New Orleans, LA

The Printed Figure – A National Printmaking Invitational Exhibition

The Arts Center, St. Petersburg, FL

Red Clay Survey: An Exhibition of Contemporary Southern Art

Huntsville Museum of Art, Huntsville, AL

‘Church – Songs of Soul and Inspiration’ CD Cover Original Artwork

featuring artists Patti LaBelle, Stephanie Mills, Chaka Khan, En Vogue, Dr. Maya Angelou and others, released June 2003

See What We Believe – A Visual Journey of the African American Spirit

Firehouse Gallery, Nassau College, Garden City, NJ

H.C. Porter

The Attic Gallery, Vicksburg, MS

Color and Image: The Works of H.C. Porter

Main Street Gallery, Starkville, MS

Popular Contemporary Artists

American Vision Gallery 145, New York, NY

Backyards & Beyond: Mississippians and Their Stories – The First 12 Months Following Hurricane Katrina

A National, Traveling Exhibition of Paintings and Voices  LEARN MORE |>|


Artisphere Award

Mixed Media 2D

Greenville, SC

Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters 30th Anniversary Exhibition

Lauren Rogers Museum of Art Laurel, MS

Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters

2009 Visual Arts Recipient

Arts Alliance Community

Development Block Grant Recipient ‘Avenue For Art’ Summer Art Program

Jackson, MS

National Scholastic Art Awards

Advisory Committee

Jackson, MS

Best of Show, Mixed Media

Uptown Juried Arts Festival

Minneapolis, MN

Best of Show

Memphis Art in the Park Juried Show

Memphis, TN

Best of Show

Houston International Juried Show


Best of Show

Columbus Juried Arts Festival

Columbus, OH

Best of Show

BayouCity Juried Arts Festival

Houston, TX

Best of Show, Works On Paper

Wells Street Juried Show


1st Place, 2D Mixed Media

Portland Juried Art Show

Portland, OR

1st Place, Works On Paper

Port Clinton Juried Show

Highland Park, IL

1st Place, Mixed Media

Gum Tree Juried Show

Tupelo, MS

1st Place, Mixed Media

Eastern Shore Juried Art Show

Fairhope, AL

Award of Excellence

Old Orchard Juried Show

Chicago, IL

Judge’s Recognition

Los Olas Museum Juried Show

Ft. Lauderdale, FL

2nd Place, Fine Art

Northern Virginia Fine Art Festival

Reston, VA

2nd Place, Printmaking

Summerfair Juried Show

Cincinnati, OH

2nd Place, Mixed Media

Armonk Juried Art Show

Armonk, NY

“ Your work moved me because of its spiritual as well as aesthetic beauty. I know that my piece will be as poignant and affecting on the 10,000th viewing as it was when I first saw it ”

Pam Burrell, Collector
Brighton, CO

“ Your life’s work makes a difference in people’s lives – I’m a big fan and collector ”

David Schwimmer
Actor, TV sitcom “Friends”
Los Angeles, CA

“ I am very impressed with your work.The folksy, rootsy feel of your painting is a great tribute to African influence on American Culture. “

Lou Hinkhouse, Fox TV
Chicago, Illinois

“ The history of those kids was right out there in vivid, outlined, accented detail. The kids find your camera’s eye, using you to convey their message to me.”

Jennifer Parker, Collector
Minneapolis, MN


Sausalito Juried Art Festival
Sausalito, California
Northern Virginia Fine Art Festival
Reston, Virginia
Memphis Juried Art Exhibition
Memphis, Tennessee
Disney Art Festival of the Masters
Orlando, Florida
Plaza Juried Art Festival
Kansas City, Missouri
Laumiere Sculpture Park Juried Exhibit
St. Louis, Missouri
Bellevue Museum of Art Juried Festival
Bellevue, Washington
Uptown Juried Art Show
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Coconut Grove Juried Art Festival
Miami, Florida
Winter Park Juried Art Festival
Orlando, Florida
ArtScape Juried Art Show
Atlanta, Georgia
St. Louis Juried Art Festival
St. Louis, Missouri
Art on the Square
Madison, Wisconsin
Great Gulf Coast Juried Art Festival
Pensacola, Florida
Gallery 234
York, Pennsylvania
Royal Oak Juried Show
Detroit, Michigan
Armonk Juried Art Show
Armonk, New York
Cain Park Juried Art Festival
Cleveland, Ohio
Magic City Juried Art Festival
Birmingham, Alabama

Austin Fine Arts Festival
Austin, Texas
Old Town Juried Art Show
Chicago, Illinois
New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
New Orleans, Louisiana
Cherry Creek Juried Art Festival
Denver, Colorado
Lakefront Juried Art Festival
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Main Street Juried Art Festival
Ft. Worth, Texas
Bruce Museum Juried Art Festival
Greenwich, Connecticut
Ann Arbor Juried Art Festival
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Portland Juried Art Festival
Portland, Oregon
BayouCity Juried Art Show
Houston, Texas
One Woman Show
Pearl River Gallery, Jackson, Mississippi
Gasparilla Juried Art Festival
Tampa, Florida
Art in the Park Juried Show
Birmingham, Michigan
New York, New York
William Street Gallery
Houston, Texas
Central Pennsylvania Juried Art Festival
State College, Pennsylvania
Port Clinton Juried Art Show
Highland Park, Illinois
Columbus Juried Arts Festival
Columbus, Ohio
Dogwood Arts Festival
Atlanta, GA

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