Postcards to America explores events and systemic problems in each of the fifty states, in which the postcard dream of America is in direct conflict with its reality. In these images, Denise layers idealized images from vintage postcards with images taken from current and historical places and events.  In 2021, an Honorable Mention was received for her work-on-paper Georgia: On My Mind in Dynamic: d’Art’s First Annual Contemporary Artist Exhibition, a National Juried Exhibition, Norfolk, VA. Michigan: The Great Divide won an Underdog Award in 2022’s Art Prize competition in Grand Rapids.