1969 Norfolk State College, Norfolk, VA. B.F.A, Art and Fine Arts Education
1975 Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Va., Graduate Study in Art Education
1979 University of Richmond, Master’s Degree in Huminites
2010-present Faculty of the Visual Arts Center of Richmond, Richmond, Va.
1989-present Faculty of the Studio School of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA
1995-1996 Adjunct Faculty of Virginia State University, Petersburg, Va.
2001 Selected for art faculty of the Governor’s School of South Carolina, Greenville, S.C.
1975-2000 Teacher and Arts Resources Specialist, Richmond Public Schools, Richmond, VA
2001-2004 Coordinator of Art Education and Director of the Arts and Humanities
Center, Richmond Public Schools, Va.
University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville, Va.
Apex Museum of African American Art, Atlanta, Ga.
Daura Gallery Museum, Lynchburg College, Lynchburg, Va.
Indiana University Museum, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Museum of African American Art in Dallas, Texas
Capital One Financial Corporation, Richmond, Va.
Medical College of Virginia Hospitals, Richmond, Va.
City of Richmond Public Arts Program, Richmond, Va.
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Center, University of Richmond, Va.
The Modlin Fine Arts Center, University of Richmond, Va.
Bowie State University, Bowie, Md.
Civil Rights Museum, Memphis, Tenn.
AWARDS AND HONORS
2018 Selected for the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Exhibition, Art on the Road, Richmond, Va.
2016 Purchase Award, Carroll National Black Art Competition, African American Museum of Dallas, Texas
2016 2nd Place Award, S. Atlantic Regional Juried Competition, Montpelier Art Center, Va.
2015 Award of Distinction, Virginia Artists, Charles Taylor Art Center, Hampton, Va.
2014 Merit Award, 20th Annual African American Art Exhibition, Actor Theater, Louisville, Ky.
2014 Print Selected as a gift for Friendship with Foreign Countries by Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries in Beijing, China
2014 3rd Place Award, Virginia Artists, C.H. Taylor Art Center, Hampton, Va.
2011 Award of Merit for Printmaking, C.H. Taylor Art Center, Hampton, Va.
2010 Award of Distinction, Printmaking, C.H. Taylor Art Center, Hampton, Va.
2009 Purchase Award, C.H. Harris Black Art Competition, AA Museum of Dallas, Texas.
2006 Panelist, “Successions”, Contemporary African American Art, Contemporary Art
Center, Virginia Beach, Va.
2019 “The Art of Freedom”, Black History Museum of Richmond, Richmond, Va.
2018 Virginia Artists 2018 Juried Show, C.H. Taylor Art Center, Hampton, Va.
2018 “Black and White Show”, Stewart Gallery, Gloucester, Va.
2018 “Work Show”, Visual Arts Center Gallery, Richmond , Va.
2017 “Black Lives Matter,” First Unitarian Universal Church Gallery, Richmond, Va.
2017 “Renaissance: Art of African American Artists”, World Trade Center Gallery, Norfolk, VA.
2016 “Truthful History Heals”, Iridian Gallery, Diversity Richmond, Richmond, Va.
2016 “Structures Brought to Light”, Gallery Flux, Ashland, Va.
2016 “Art of Dennis Winston”, Capital One Corporation Gallery, Richmond, Va.
2013 One/Off Printmakers, Virginia Museum Fine Arts Studio School, Richmond, Va.
2013 “Captured Moments”, Work of Dennis Winston, Montpelier Arts Center, Va.
2013 “Work by Dennis Winston and Kendra Wadsworth”, Walton Gallery, Petersburg, Va.
2012 New Power Generation National Juried Exhibition, Hampton University, Va.
2012 “Influences,” NAAHBCU Group Exhibition, Stuart McLean Gallery, Atlanta, Ga.
2012 “The Quest for Black Citizenship in America” NAAHBCU, Bowie State university, Md.
2012 “6 Printmakers”, Walker Fine Arts Center, Woodberry Forest School, Woodbury, Va.
2010 23rd Annual National Black Art Show, African American Museum, Dallas, Dallas, Texas
2010 “One/OFF, An Exhibition of Virginia’s Finest Printmakers”, Rivermont Studio, Lynchburg,
2010 “Reflections of A Movement”, NAAHBCU, National Center for the Study of Civil Rights and African American Culture, Alabama State University, Ala.
2010 “Coming By Force/Overcoming By Choice”, NAAHBCU Group Show, Nassau Community College, Garden City, N.Y.
2009 “Portraits: More Than A Pretty Face”, Anderson Gallery, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Va.
Past and Present Professional Affiliations/Activities
NAAHBCU-National; Alliance of Artists from Historically Black Colleges and Universities
BAAR-Black Artists Association of Richmond, Va.
Friends of African and African American Art of Virginia Museum of Fine Arts-vice president/board member
Multicultural Council of Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
NAEA -National Art Education Association, Delegates Assembly Representative, COMC Chair VAEA-Virginia Art Education, Board member, COMC Chair, Retired Art Educators Chair Urban Design Commission, Richmond City, Va.
Public Arts Commission, Richmond City, Va., Chair/ Vice Chair
Visual Arts Center of Richmond, board member, strategic plan committee, advisory board