Awards

Miz Thang’s style is “funky, raw, whimsical, fun, crazy and down right soul shaking…”

She has exhibited at shows throughout the southeast since 1998 and in several galleries and shops.

October 2014 – Patron’s Award – Kentuck

Two life size cutouts, Blind Willie McTell and Ma Rainey, were on display at the Atlanta Hartsfield Airport from July 2004 – July 2005.

She has an exhibit with several of her life-size pieces on display currently at the Georgia Music Hall of Fame in Macon, Ga. Miz Thang’s art is in a exhibit at the Smith Calloway Banks Southern Folk Art collection and Research Center at Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, GA.

Her work has been featured in the Southern Living Magazine, Smithsonian Magazine, Backstage Magazine, the Macon Telegraph, the Atlanta Journal and other publications, as well as Channel 13 News.

October 2003—Featured in Smithsonian Magazine
Oct. 2003-Runner up/best of show at Autumnfest-Avondale,GA
Feb. 2004-International Show—Geneva Switzerland..Sardine Gallery
April 2004-Best of show..Cherry Blossom Festival..Macon, GA

May 2004-the beginning of an ongoing exhibit of blues musicians in the Georgia Music Hall of Fame, Macon, GA

June 2005 My Georgia Baptist angel was featured on the cover of the University of Georgia’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Allies Conference publication. I was also a speaker at this event.

July 2004-2005…Georgia Musicians exhibit at Atlanta Hartsfield airport
2006.. Macon Telegraph article
2007- Pieces of art in the Jack Black movie “Year of the Dog”
2007 Southern Living Magazine

2007. Exhibit in the permanent collection of the Smith Callaway Banks Southern Folk Art Collection and Research Center at Georgia Southern University

March and April 2009 – Art will be featured at The Folk Tree in Pasedena, Ca. in the
SAINTS & SINNERS exhibition

Oct 2010- article-Tuscaloosa Entertainment

Oct 2010-featured in Kentuck Fest of the Arts Alphabet a Coloring a Book

Spring 2011-featured in an article in SIC-a neo outsider publication

Spring 2011 guest artist Crisp Area Arts Alliance in Ga

June 23-Oct 14,2012 Portsmouth Museum, Portsmouth, Va. “The  Beat Goes On” self taught artist and their visionary art

July 5-7,2012 guest artist Portsmouth Museum

July 2012- featured in The Daily Press, Va

Spring 2012-featured in SIC a neo outsider publication

May 5-June 30, 2012-The Toy Show. Frenchtown, NJ   Outsider Art Gallery

2012-I Love Postcards- a publication featuring small works

April 2012-Funky Folk Art of Miz Thang- exhibit at Crisp Area Arts Alliance

Dec 2012- magazine interview- Blues Greece

Jan-Feb 2013- Tullahoma Fine Arts Center-Tenn.- exhibit Elvis’ Birthday-Miz had 66 pieces showing Elvis from birth to death.

March 2013-Of Carnivals and Kings- exhibit at the Metropolis Collective- Mechanicsburg, PA

July-August 2013-Field of Vision-Folk/Outsider Visionary Show-the Metropolis Collective-Mechanicsburg,PA

Sept 6-Oct 26,2013- Whimsy an all woman show-the Metropolis Collective- Mechanicsburg,PA

March 2014-featured artist for the Fall Line Artist Guild- Ga

June-Sept 2014 Monmouth Museum Lincroft,NJ.  “The Neo Outsider”

 

Awards/Achievements
2000 to present Haywood Folk Art Museum in NC
October 2003-featured in Smithsonian Magazine
October 2003 runner up best of show-Autumnfest-GA
Feb 2004-international show-Geneva Switzerland -Sardine Gallery
April 2004-Best of Show-Cherry Blossom Festival-Ga
May 2004 to July 2012 ongoing exhibit of blues musicians in the Georgia Music Hall of Fame-Macon, Ga
June 2005-art featured on the cover of The University of Ga. LGBT conference publication.
Miz was a guest speaker at this conference
July 2004-2005 Georgia Musicians exhibit at Atlanta Hartsfield airport.  Miz was the only artist featured with her Ma Rainey and Blind Willie McTell pieces.
2005-2010 guest artist with the Alabama Blues Project with one large piece on permanent display.
2006-Macon Telegraph article
2007- pieces of art in the Jack Black movie “Year of the Dog”
2007-Southern Living Magazine
2007-exhibit in the permanent collection of The Smith Calloway Banks Southern Folk Art Collection and Research Center-Georgia Southern Univ.
March-April 2009 Saints and Sinners exhibit – The Folk Tree Pasedena, CA
Oct 2010- article-Tuscaloosa Entertainment
Oct 2010-featured in Kentuck Fest of the Arts Alphabet a Coloring a Book
Spring 2011-featured in an article in SIC-a neo outsider publication
Spring 2011 guest artist Crisp Area Arts Alliance in Ga
June 23-Oct 14,2012 Portsmouth Museum, Portsmouth, Va. “The  Beat Goes On” self taught artist and their visionary art
July 5-7,2012 guest artist Portsmouth Museum
July 2012- featured in The Daily Press, Va
Spring 2012-featured in SIC a neo outsider publication
May 5-June 30, 2012-The Toy Show. Frenchtown, NJ   Outsider Art Gallery
2012-I Love Postcards- a publication featuring small works
April 2012-Funky Folk Art of Miz Thang– exhibit at Crisp Area Arts Alliance
Dec 2012- magazine interview- Blues Greece
Jan-Feb 2013- Tullahoma Fine Arts Center-Tenn.- exhibit Elvis’ Birthday-Miz had 66 pieces showing Elvis from birth to death.
March 2013-Of Carnivals and Kings- exhibit at the Metropolis Collective- Mechanicsburg, PA
July-August 2013-Field of Vision-Folk/Outsider Visionary Show-the Metropolis Collective-Mechanicsburg,PA
Sept 6-Oct 26,2013- Whimsy an all woman show-the Metropolis Collective- Mechanicsburg,PA
March 2014-featured artist for the Fall Line Artist Guild- Ga
June-Sept 2014 Monmouth Museum Lincroft,NJ.  “The Neo Outsider”

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