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Awards

2015 —  Cultural Arts Award, Presented by the Village of Arlington Heights, IL
2015 — Award of Excellence, Oil Painters of America Salon Show, Beverly McNeil, Birmingham, AL
2014 —  Donors Award of Excellence – Master Signature Division, 12th Annual National Juried Exhibition of Traditional Oils, Presented by Bennington Center for the Arts, Bennington, VT
2013 — First Place Award – Commission Portrait Category, International Portrait Society Members-Only Competition
2012 — Silver Medal Award – Master Signature Division, National Juried Exhibition, Oil Painters of America, Evergreen Fine Art, Evergreen, CO
2008 — Honor Award at the International Portrait Competition of the Portrait Society of America (for Portrait of "Alyse"), Top Ten Finalist Out of More Than 1,300 Portrait Entries, Philadelphia, PA
2007 — Sixteenth Annual National Juried Exhibition of Traditional Oil – Oil Painters of America, Presented by Whistle Pick Gallery, Fredericksburg, TX
2006 — Fifteenth Annual National Juried Exhibition of Traditional Oils – Oil Painters of America, Presented by Dana Gallery, Missoula, MT
2005 — Fourteenth Annual National Juried Exhibition of Traditional Oils – Oil Painters of America, Presented by Hilligoss Galleries, Chicago, IL
2004 — Thirteenth Annual National Juried Exhibition of Traditional Oils – Oil Painters of America, Presented by Howard/Mandville Gallery, Kirkland, WA
2003 — Twelfth Annual National Juried Exhibition of Traditional Oils – Oil Painters of America, Presented by Nichols Taos Fine Art Gallery, Taos, NM
2002 — Eleventh Annual National Juried Exhibition of Traditional Oils – Oil Painters of America, Presented by Hilligoss Galleries, Chicago, IL
2000 — Ninth Annual National Juried Exhibition of Traditional Oils – Oil Painters of America, Presented by Gallery Americana, Carmel CA
1999 — Seventh Annual National Juried Exhibition of Traditional Oils, Oil Painters of America
1999 — Grand Prize & People's Choice Award at the International Portrait Competition of the Portrait Society of America (for Portrait of "Patrick")
1998 — Seventh Annual National Juried Exhibition of Traditional Oils, Oil Painters of America
1998 — Best of Show Award, The Midwest Regional Oil Painters of America Exhibition
1997 — Finalist in the Portrait Category Out of More Than 10,000 Entries, The Artist's Magazine's 1997 Arts Competition
1996 — Sixth Annual National Juried Exhibition of Traditional Oils, Oil Painter of America
1995 — Best of Show Award – Oil Painters of America Regional Juried Exhibition with More than 120 Artists Represented, Chicago, IL
1987 — Hall of Fame Award, Honored as One of Four Alumni Selected from Over 1,200 Schools Represented Nationwide. Inducted into the first Hall of Fame of the National Association of Technical and Trade Schools, Headquartered in Washington, DC
1985 — Award of Excellence, First Runner Up, Plate of the Year, Bradford Exchange/Knowles China Company (Titled "A Puzzlement" from the motion picture, The King and I)
1983 —  Scholarship Winner, The National Portrait Seminar.
1983 —  Certificate of Special Commendation, The National Portrait Seminar
1983 —  Limited Edition Collector Plate of the Year ("Annie & Sandy"), Produced by the Bradford Exchange & Knowles China Company
1976 — Award of Excellence, "200 Years of American Illustration" Published by Random House Through the Society of Illustrators