AWARDS:
(* Indicates Highest Award in the Show)
1995 TO THE PRESENT
SPECIAL
High winds Medal- National Watercolor Society, April 2010
Holbien Award, International Society of Acrylic Painter, August 2010
Jack Richardson Award, Texas Watercolor Society International Exhibition,April 2010
Memorial Award, Florida Watercolor Society, September 2008
Memorial Award, Louisiana Watercolor Society, June 2007
*BEST IN SHOW
International Society of Experimental Artist - June 2011 and June 2010
Arts On The Park -Lakeland, FL-
August 2011, September 2009 February 2008, May 2007 January 2007, September 2006,
October 2005 and 2002
International Society of Acrylic Painters (Signiture Member Show) - June 2010
Florida Artist Group -  January 2010
Lakeland Art Festival, Lakeland, FL September 2008
ISAP-FL Beach Art Center - Indian Rocks Beach Florida September 2007
Ridge Art Association – Winter Haven, FL – September 2007, November 1996
Bloomin’ Arts Festival - Bartow, FL -March 2007
Lakeland Art Guild -Lakeland, FL – January 2008 May 2007, November 2005
Texas Watercolor Society National Exhibition, Loradeo, Texas April 2006
Longboat Key Center for the Arts -Longboat Key, FL- April 2005, December 2002,
January 2001, November 1998
Art Center Manatee -Bradenton, FL-October 2004, March 2003
Plant City Art Show, Plant City, FL - May 1997
FIRST PLACE
*Visual Arts Center, Punta Gorda, Harvest of Art, November 2009
*Art and Frame, Sarasota, FL October 2009
ISAP-FL  Florida October 2009,September 2008,2006
Lakeland Art Guild -Lakeland, FL -Fall Show- November -2006, 2004, 2003, 2000 and 1995
Cornell Museum, Del Ray Beach, FL -May 2006, March 2001
Art Center Manatee -Bradenton, FL-September 2004
Venice Art Center- Abstract Show -Venice, FL March 2003
*Georgia Watercolor Society - Juried Members Exhibition, September 2001
*Arts On The Park-Lakeland, FL - September 2001
*Artworks - Center Place, Brandon, FL - September 2001
*Brandon League of Fine Arts - Brandon, FL - 2000
Longboat Key Center for The Arts -Longboat Key, FL December 1997
SECOND PLACE
Georgia Watercolor Society, Members Exhibiton August 2010
Visual Arts Center, Punta Gorda, Face and Figure, December 2009
Lakeland Art Guild- Lakeland, FL -Fall Show - November 2009, 1998 and 1997-Melvin Gallery 1997
Longboat Key Center for the Arts -Longboat Key, FL – November 2007, November 2005, May 2001,
and December 2001
Arts on the Park-Lakeland, FL - September 2006, July 2004, October 1999
Bartow Art Guild- Cornucopia - October 2002
Franklin Square Gallery, Southport, NC- 21st National Exhibition - July 2001
Brandon League of Fine Arts Brandon, FL - Spring Show - 1997
THIRD PLACE
Aquarius International Watercolor Exhibition, September 2010
Arts on the Park, Lakeland FL- August 2010, May 2004, 2002
Lakeland Art Guild, Lakeland, FL - October 2009
Longboat Key Center for The Arts -Longboat Key, FL March 2007, February 2006, January 2004
Artworks - Center Place, Brandon, FL - September 2005

Tallahassee Tri-State - Quincy, FL March 2003
Award of Distinction-Plano Art Association, Plano, Texas- Plano National Juried Show 2002  
Lakeland Art Guild Fine Arts Show - Melvin Gallery - 2001and 1999, Fall Show 2001Art League of Manatee
County - December 1998
Brandon League of Fine Arts Brandon, FL - Spring Show 1996
AWARD OF MERIT (EQUAL MERIT)
Venice Art Center, Venice, FL May 2010
Texas Watercolor Society, Richardson Award, April 2010
Arts on the Park Lakeland, FL. – January 2008, March 2007, August 2005, February 2005 -
October ¬2000 and 1999
Fall Festival 2004, 2003, 2002 and 2000
Art Center Manatee, Bradenton, FL – Nell Rude Photography- November 2007
Florida Artist Group, Elizabeth Davis Award- May 2007
Ridge Art Association- Winter Haven, FL -March and January 2007, March and November 2006, November
2005, April 2003, April 2002, October 1997,and September 1996
National Collage Society- Yale Museum Award – September 2006
The Art Center- St Petersburg, FL- Aug 2006
Lakeland Art Guild Melvin Gallery May 2006 May 2005, February 2001
Longboat Key Center for the Arts -Longboat Key, FL –January 2006
Temple Terrace Arts Festival, Temple Terrace, FL November 2005
Bartow Art Guild -Bartow, FL - November 2005, 2004
Bartow Bloomin' Arts Festival, Bartow, FL- 2003, 2000
International Society of Experimental Artists - 2001
Art and Soul Award - 13th Tallahassee Tri-State, Quincy, FL May 2001
ACCEPTANCE
Watercolor Societies: Southern (regional) 2004, 2001, Texas (national) 2006(+ Traveling Show), Louisiana
(national) -2008,2004, 2002,
Missouri (national) 2003, Georgia (national) 2002, 2001, (members) 2009,2001 and Florida (state)
2009,2008,2006, 2003, 2002
International Society of Experimental Artists 2008, 2007, 2005, 2003, 2002, and 2000
International Society of Acrylic Painters 2006 (was NAPA), 2003, 2002 USA Competition
Woman’s Caucus for the Arts National Show 2005
Aderondac Watercolor Exhibition (+Traveling Show)
Honorable Mention
Carol Frye has received more than 75 honorable mention awards.
"'Tis better to be mentioned honorably than to never be mentioned at all.",
Awards