Title: Mother's Choice
Medium: Oil on canvas
Size: 48" x 24"
Avera-Booker received her BS in Art from East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina and her MEd from East Texas State University, Commerce, Texas. She feels fortunate to have turned her recreation into her profession, and is a visual artist who also teaches art. Avera-Booker has been recognized by her peers as achieving a high degree of excellence in both her art and her teaching. She was honored with the Celebration Award for Enthusiasm and Effort for Excellence in Education in 1993 and '95.
Her selected exhibitions in North Carolina include: Images an Art Exhibition of Johnson County, Paul A. Johnson Auditorium Lobby, Smithfield, 1996; Angels Among Us, Summers, Etc., Garner, 1996; Angels Among Us, Rocky Mount Arts Center, Rocky Mount, 1995; Landscapes, Seascapes, Escapes, First Baptist Church, Smithfield, 1994 and '95; Johnson County Arts Council Annual Art Show, Paul A. Johnson Auditorium Lobby, Smithfield, 1993; and Art Teachers' Art Show, Johnson County Education Building, Smithfield, 1990, '91, '92, and '93.