Aurora has received the following awards and degrees

  • Professional Photographers of America (PPA) Master of Photography
  • Professional Photographers of North Carolina (PPNC) Fellow of Photography
  • 2018 Grand Imaging Award Finalist for 'Midday in the Garden'
  • 2017 PPNC First Place award in children and baby photography
  • 2017 PPNC Second Place award in children and baby photography
  • 2017 PPA Silver Medalist
  • 2016 PPA Bronze Medalist
  • 2015 PPA Bronze Medalist

Aurora is a Proud Member of 

  • The Professional Photographers of America (PPA)
  • The Professional Photographers of North Carolina (PPNC)

Aurora has had her work published, awarded and recognized.  Some of those recognitions include:

  • "Tastes Like Chicken", "Nina Rose", and "Skeeter-Hawk" were selected to be part of the 2018 PPA General Collection.  "Midday in the Garden" was selected to be a part of the 2018 PPA Loan Collection.
  • Aurora had one of the top ten competition cases in the 2017 Southeastern regional PPA Print Competition.
  • “Vincenza", "Goofball", "Zonked" and "Prickly" were selected to be a part of the 2017 PPA General Collection.
  • "Vincenza", "Megan", "Zonked", and "Stretch" received a merit in the 2016 PPNC Print Competition.
  • “Seussical”, "Tuckered Out", "Fogged in" and "Beauty or Beast" were selected to be part of the 2016 PPA General Collection and received a merit in the 2014 PPNC Print Competition.
  • “Carboniforous” was selected to be part of the 2015 PPA Loan Collection.
  • “You Can’t See Me” was selected to be part of the 2015 PPA General Collection.
  • “Grumpy Old Man” was selected to be part of the 2015 PPA General Collection.
  • “Hiya” was awarded Third Place in the Animals Category in the 2013 PPNC Print Competition.  “Hiya” was also selected to be part of the 2014 PPA Loan Collection.
  • Aurora's photos can be seen in Volume 1: Issue 1 of Agave Magazine.