Sydney’s drawings and paintings have been juried into regional and national exhibitions and  won numerous awards. She is a juried member of the Baltimore Watercolor Society and the Potomac Valley Watercolorists, and also earned signature membership in the Virginia Watercolor Society. While living in Virginia, Sydney was a member of the Art League located at the Torpedo Factory, Alexandria. From 2004-2006, she served on the board of directors as Secretary and Events Chair for the Maryland Federation of Art located in Annapolis, Maryland.

After studying English literature in college and having a successful fashion career in boutiques from Palm Beach to Georgetown, Sydney returned to painting, taking classes that revived both her skill and passion. She has studied with Mary Whyte, Roberta Carter Clark, Arne Westerman, Carolyn Gawerecki, and Lisa Semerad. Sydney has painted over 125 portrait commissions since getting back to full-time painting in 1994.  Sydney currently lives in Leesburg, Virginia with her husband, Steve.



Baltimore Watercolor Society (juried membership)

Potomac Valley Watercolorists (juried membership)

Portrait Society of America



The Art League @ Torpedo Factory  1997 – 2000

Virginia Watercolor Society 1995 – 2000,  Artist Member (juried into 3 exhibits)

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