Sonya is a native of Southwest Missouri.  She has served as a Docent for the Springfield Art Museum since 2009.  Her efforts with art organizations in the Springfield area has won her several awards of recognition for her contribution in promoting arts in Springfield and Southwest Missouri.  She currently serves as Treasurer for Studio 55 Fine Arts Guild.  She exhibits her work in numerous local restaurants, venues and the Springfield-Branson National Airport.  Sonya's medium of choice is Oil.

            Member of:

* Docents of the Springfield Art Museum - Past President Two Terms
* NOAPS - National Oil and Acrylic Painters Society
* Neosho Arts Council
* Southwest Missouri Museum Associates
* Southwest Missouri Museum Associates Visual Artists
* Springfield Regional Arts Council
* Studio 55 Fine Arts Guild


Juried Exhibits & Other
2018
* Maschino's "Dreams of the New Year" January 9 - March 26, 2018 - Juried
* Springfield-Branson National Airport Sky Gallery Exhibit November 2017 - February 2018 - Juried
* Maschino's "The Art of Entertaining" December 2017 - January 2018 - Juried
2017

* Chairperson - Southwest Missouri Museum Associates Fall Fashion Show - Raising money to support Springfield Art Museum
* Studio 55 4th annual Fall Exhibit - September 2017
* Chairperson - Studio 55 Fall Silent Auction - September 2017
2016
* Studio 55 3rd Annual Fall Exhibit - September 2016
* Chairperson - Studio 55 Fall Silent Auction - September 2016
* Studio 55 Botanical Center Exhibit
* Waverly House "True Grit" Exhibit April - May 2016 - Juried
* Springfield Nature Center Exhibit
* Chairperson - Southwest Missouri Museum Associates Fall Fashion Show - Raising money to support Springfield Art Museum
* Artwork Donations for Silent Auction of SMMA Fall Fashion Show 
* Arwork Donations to Habitat for Humanity Springfield "Tool Belts and Bow Ties" event silent auction
* Springfield-Branson National Airport Sky Gallery Exhibit "True Grit" - Juried
2015
* Chairperson - Southwest Missouri Museum Associates Fall Fashion Show - Raising money to support Springfield Art Museum
* Artwork Donations for Silent Auction of SMMA Fall Fashion Show
2014

* President of Docents of the Springfield Art Museum - 2014 & 2015
* Chairperson - Southwest Missouri Museum Associates Fall Fashion Show - Raising money to support Springfield Art Museum

2013

* President of Docents of the Springfield Art Museum - 2012 & 2013
* Chairperson - Southwest Missouri Museum Associates Fall Fashion Show - Raising money to support Springfield Art Museum


To contact me by email: swise@artlover.com
Other links:

Springfield Art Museum
Studio 55 Fine Arts Guild 
Southwest Missouri Museum Associates