List of Biennials and International Prize Awards:

1) International Prize Tiepolo Awardee (my 1st Arte Milano award) - Milan, Italy (April 21, 2016); 2) International Prize Colosseo (Artist in History) - Brancaccio Palace - Rome, Italy (May 20, 2016); 3) Shakespeare In Art Award at the 1st Triennale in Contemporary Art - Verona, Italy (June 9-11, 2016); 4) Venice in Art (Casanova in Art Awardee) - Flangini Palace - Venice, Italy (September 17, 2016); 5) Critically Acclaimed Contemporaries at Uffizi (Contemporary Artist Awardee) - Uffizi Gallery Museum & Ximenes Palace in Florence, Italy (November 11-13, 2016); 6) International Prize Award Galileo Galilei Awardee - Pisa, Italy (January 22, 2017); 7) Awardee of International Prize Cristoforo Colombo in Genova-Genoa (an Art Explorer Awardee) - Genova Aquarium in Genova (February 16-18, 2017); 8) International Award Dante Alighierri Prize Awardee - Biennale Peschiera del Garda, Italy (April 1 2017); 9) Chosen or Cited as Top 100 International Artists for 2016 By VIDA E-Commerce Shop - (San Francisco, California, USA); 10) International Award Francisco Goya Prize Awardee - Hall of Mirrors at the Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona, Spain (May 6, 2017); 11) ART EXPO ROME CARAVAGGIO PRIZE: Awardee of International Award Michaelangelo de / di Caravaggio - An International Award Caravaggio Experience - Salle Del Bramante at Piazza del Popolo, Roma (May 26 - May 29, 2017); 12) Premio Internazionale Milan Art Awards Awardee (my 2nd arte milano award) - The very First International Milan Art Awards -Theater Del Verme, Milan (July 25, 2017); 13) A part of - "The Best 2017 Modern & Contemporary Artists" an Effeto Arte curated by Salvatore Russo & Francesco Saverio Russo "Premio Internazionale Berlino" with Official Presentation of Art Volume - Berlin at Franzosische Friedrichsadtkirche Georges Casalis room (September 24, 2017); 14) a part of Art Exhibition: Segnalati I in Berlin (September 2017); 15) Silver Artist Awardee of VIDA E-Commerce Voice and VIDA (dolce) Artist Discovery Showcase - San Francisco, California, USA (September 30, 2017); 16) Awardee of International Prize Award Andrea Mantegna - Biennale Mantua, Francesco Gonzaga Museum, Mantua, Italy (November 2017); 17) il Genio dell' Arte 2017 (Prize) Awardee {the Genuis in Art 2017) with Art International Contemporary Magazine (Paler{o}mo, Italy) - October 2017 release {November / December 2017 publication}; 18) a mini part with Miami meets Milano {International Art Milan / Arte Milano Exhibition} - Hotel Victor, Miami Beach, Florida, USA with El Russo and Spoleto Arte: on Biennale Milano (an Art Milan) {December 6 - 10, 2017}; 19) International Prize Leonardo Da Vinci (the Universal Artist Award) Awardee for 2018 - Borghese Palace, Florence (Firenze), Italy (January 20, 2018); 20) Biennale della Nazioni (United Nations Biennal - International Artists Awards 2018 Awardee) – Miseracordia Complex, Venice (March 16-19, 2018); International Prize Award of Nations (Tribute to Tiziano),
Scuola Grande della Misericordia Palace in Venice (March 19, 2018); 21) New Art Masters 2018 Catalogue (United Kingdom), only waiting now for the catalogue's release with; 22) Premio Canaletto Awardee (one of the 15 awardees) – Spoleto Pavillion, Venezia (May 29, 2018); 23) International Prize Raffaello Awardee 2018 - Bologna, Italy (May 4, 2018); 24) International Prize Guilio Cesare Awardee 2018 - Velli Palace, Rome (July 7, 2018); 25) European Art Museum 2017 artists for 2018 - EAM, Denmark (year 2018).

{-[-(--- my artisianl goals below: ---)-]-}
to create, to aspire, to design, to inspire and hopefully continue to reach new heights in this crafting hobby]
[NEEDLE CRAFTING GOAL: to create, to aspire, to design for gifts and give-aways of friends and loved ones]
[CULINARY & BAKING GOAL: to aspire, to indulge, prepare & bake and hopefully . . . learn to bake fondant & go full blast on this culinary endeavour]

Kerygma Books by Shepherd's Voice Publishing


Tuesday, January 29, 2013

"Happy Winter Holidays" Card for Kaboodle Doodles Challenge #156: Winter

Kaboodle Doodles' Challenge #156 is "Winter". You could submit any project as long as it fits the challenge theme. Winner to be drawn randomly with sponsor prize of 8 images from Whoopsi Daisy, February 5, 2013 at US timezone. Participants have until Sun., February 3, 2013 to link their entries at the Kaboodle Doodles Challenge Blog.

For this challenge I wanted a Winter themed digital card with a color motif of blue and pink. . .  Here's what I was able to come up with:

DIGITAL SUPPLIES:  Digital Pattern Paper: Mother’s Love Digital Kit by A-Manda Creations; Digital Elements: Mother’s Love Digital Kit by A-Manda Creations; Font: Rosewood Std 24pt., Snap ITC 12pt.; Digital Image: Whoopsie Doodles. 

Drop by Kaboodle Doodles for more DT inspiration.

Yours truly,
Kaboodle Doodles Challenge Blog (KD) Admin-DT

Monday, January 28, 2013

Let's Get Sketchy's 4th week of January 2013 challenge

It's my week off on Let's Get Sketchy.

here's the inspiration sketch:

Very truly Yours,

Kathleen (Kath) B. Hernandez
Let's Get Sketchy (LGS) Sketch Challenge Blog
Permanent & Pioneering Design Team Member

Sunday, January 27, 2013

"Walt Disney" Cross-stitch Project for Sunny Side Up Creations Challenge #20

Its' time for the 2nd color palette challenge
at Sunny Side Up Creations.

We have the color palette and photo inspiration below:

Here's a needlecraft project from me
for my inspiration project for the above challenge:
 Project Title: Walt Disney Film Strip Framed Cross-stitch Piece

I've kept this cross-stitch pattern when I was still working way back
in year 2001 or was it 2002 and 
commenced work on it a number of years after.

Embroidery floss are all from DMC.
Cross-Stitch Pattern - "Walt Disney Film Strip"

Warm regards,


Thursday, January 24, 2013

"Pan Pacific 2009" LO for Southern Girls Challenge #61 - Get Krafty

Hi, everyone!
This is my 4th DT reveal with
"Get Krafty".

Here's my DT Sample LO:

SUPPLIES: Kraft Cardstock: Scenic Route; White Cardstock: SEI;  Pattern Papers:  Crate Paper; Ribbon Wreath: Kathleen Hernandez; Distress Ink: Ranger; Other: Paper flowers, buttons, baker’s twine, ribbon, Christmas ornament, wooden stamp; TOOLS: Decorative Scissors: Soft Canary; Border Puncher: EK Success.


Kathleen (Kath) MC B. Hernandez
{term extended until August 31, 2013}

LO Design Team Member 
(under Team Louise 'Lou' Forsythe)
Southern Girls Challenge Blog (SGC)


Tuesday, January 22, 2013

"Apple Blossom" Card for Kaboodle Doodles Challenge #155: Ribbon

Kaboodle Doodles' Challenge #155 is "Ribbons". You could submit any project as long as it fits the challenge theme. Winner to be drawn randomly with sponsor prize of 5 digi images from QKR Stampede, January 29, 2013 at US timezone. Participants have until Sun., January 27, 2013 to link their entries at the Kaboodle Doodles Challenge Blog.

I thought of creating another New Year's Card for Kaboodle Doodles with a slightly Vintage appeal with gold ribbons.  Thus, I started with vintage colors of cardstock and slightly richly colored embellishments.  And I was too happy to color the digital image of QKR Stampede our sponsor.

SUPPLIES: Cardstock: Star Paper Corp.; Doily: Greenbrier International; Digital Image: QKR Stampede; Distress Ink: Ranger; Pens: Faber Castelle; Other: flowers, Die Cute Shell, gold ribbon.

Drop by Kaboodle Doodles for more DT inspiration.

Yours truly,
Kaboodle Doodles Challenge Blog (KD) Admin-DT


Thursday Challenge:

1.       For Your Inspiration Challenge #38:
2.       Paper Crafting Journey – Anything Goes
3.       Sugar Bowl Challenge 99 – Anything Goes  (feb 9)

Tuesday Challenge:

1.       Cards Galore January Challenge – Anything Goes
2.       Pretty Little Ribbon January Challenge #18 – Flowers and Ribbon

Sunday Challenge:

Sketchy Colors – Color Inspirtion 

Friday Challenge:

1.       365 Cards : Color Scheme/Combo Challenge: