Awards
2016 Best of Show.  Marin Society of Artists. San Rafael, California.
2015 Outstanding Teaching Award.   University of North Carolina at Pembroke. 
2013 Best of Show.  Art Fields Portrait Competition.    Lake City, South Carolina.
2009 Sabbatical Grant.   Maine College of Art.  Portland, Maine.
1996 Henry Radford Hope Fellowship. Indiana University.
  Magna Cum Laude. University of Dayton.
1995 Liquitex Excellence In Art Student Grant.
  Best of Show. Horvath Annual Student Exhibition. Rike Center Gallery. Dayton, Ohio.
1994 Best of Show. Whitewater Valley Annual Exhibition. Indiana University East. Richmond, Indiana. Juror: Peggy Guggenheim.
  Best of Show, First Place. Horvath Annual Student Exhibition. Rike Center Gallery.
1993

Merit Award. (Highest award for 1993) Whitewater Valley Annual Exhibition. Indiana University East. Richmond, Indiana.Juror: Diane Waldman, Senior Curator, Guggenheim Museum of Art.

1992 Best of State. Congressional Multimedia Show. United States Capitol Building. Washington, DC. (Tennessee)
1992-1996 Presidential Scholarship. University of Dayton. Full tuition.
  Honors Program. University of Dayton.
  Scholars Program. University of Dayton.