Awards
2014 First Place, West Michigan Regional Art Competition
2012 Artist In Residence Summer 2012, Artegiro Contemporary Fine Art, Italy
2011 Best of Show 83rd Regional Exhibition, Muskegon Art Museum
2010 Finalist, American Artist Magazine Cover Competition
2010 Honorable Mention, Art Renewal Center, International Salon
2007 Semi-Finalist, Art Renewal Center, International Salon
2006 Honorable Mention-Figure, Art Renewal Center International Salon
2006 Jack Richeson Award, Oil Painters of America 15th Annual Exhibition
2004 Winner, American Artist Magazine Drawing Competition
2002 Third Place, Art Renewal Center, International Scholarship Competition 2002 Finalist, The Artist’s Magazine 2002 Portrait Competition

Exhibitions
2013-2014 Artprize Encore at the Grand Rapids Art Museum, MI
2013 Artprize, Grand Rapids, MI
2013 West Michigan Area Show, Kalamazoo, MI
2012 American Women Artists Juried Show, K.Newby Gallery, Tubec, AZ
2012 Artist Encounter, Thimgan Hayden at Artegiro, Montefiascone, Italy
2012 Caught In The Act, Water Street Gallery, MI
2011 West Michigan Area Show, Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Michigan
2011 83rd Regional Exhibition, Muskegon Art Museum
2011 Recent Works by Thimgan Hayden and Russ Havard, Water Street Gallery,MI
2010 Richeson75: Landscape 2010
2010 Novel: Narrative Works, Water Street Gallery, MI
2010 Kalamazoo Institute of Art West Michigan Area Show, MI
2007 Traditionally Speaking- Works by Thimgan Hayden and Ken Dewaard, Water Street Gallery,
2007 Young Masters Show, Andreeva Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
2007 Thimgan Hayden at Forest Hills Fine Art Center, Grand Rapids, MI
2006 Oil Painters of America 15th Annual Exhibition, Dana Gallery, Missoula, MT 2005 Recent Works by Rebecca Harp and Thimgan Hayden, Florence, Italy
2004 Angel Academy of Art, Student Exhibition, Florence, Italy
2003 Angel Academy of Art, Student Exhibition, Florence, Italy
2000 The Chase Gallery, Figure: Works by Three Artists, Spokane, WA

Galleries
Artegiro International Contemporary Art 2010-Present
Water Street Gallery, Douglas, MI 2007-2016
Joseph’s World Art & Antiques, Petoskey, MI 2010-Present

Press
WGVU Lively Arts episode #613
American Artist, July 2010
The Saugatuck Dunes – Artists Respond to a Freshwater Landscape, Copyright 2009
WNIT TV – Open Studio Episode#1008
Lake Magazine, 2007
Grand Rapids Press, 2006, 2007
American Artist Drawing, fall 2004
American Artist, January 2003

Teaching
2012 Chiaroscuro, painting workshop with Artegiro, Montefiascone, Italy
2011 Workshop at Bonifas Fine Arts Center, Escanaba, MI
2006-2011- Thimgan Hayden Studio Atelier
2009 Presentation “Living Tradition”, Douglas, MI
2007 Forest Hills Fine Art Center, Grand Rapids, MI, Artist in Residence 2006 Detroit Institute of Art, Portrait Painting Demonstration