Awards & Achievements

  • Sep, 2015

    MARILYN NEWMARK MEMORIAL AWARD FOR 2D - Awarded by the Society of Animal Artists at the SAA's annual exhibition to my painting "Sparkling Waters."

  • Sep, 2014

    MARILYN NEWMARK MEMORIAL AWARD FOR 2D - Awarded by the Society of Animal Artists at the SAA's annual exhibition to my painting "Beset on All Sides."

  • Sep, 2013

    FINE ART CONNOISSEUR EDITOR'S CHOICE AWARD - Awarded by the Society of Animal Artists at the SAA's annual exhibition to my scratchboard "Holding."

  • Sep, 2012

    WILDLIFE ART JOURNAL JUROR'S CHOICE AWARD - Awarded by Todd Wilkinson of Wildlife Art Journal in the exhibition America's Parks Through the Beauty of Art to my painting "Lurking."

  • Sep, 2010

    SAA AWARD OF EXCELLENCE - Awarded by the Society of Animal Artists at the SAA's annual exhibition to my painting "Over the Top."

  • Sep, 2006

    PATRICIA ALLEN BOTT AWARD FOR CREATIVE EXCELLENCE - Awarded by the Society of Animal Artists at the SAA's annual exhibition to my painting "Batting Cleanup."

  • Sep, 2002

    ELLIOT LISKIN MEMORIAL AWARD FOR REPRESENTATIONAL PAINTING - Awarded by the Society of Animal Artists at the SAA's annual exhibition to my painting "The Interloper."

  • Jan, 1993

    Most of these stamp designs were selected in contests, the rest being awarded by invitation, and include:
    MARYLAND TROUT STAMP - 1986,1990,1995
    CHESAPEAKE BAY SPORTFISHING STAMP - 1989
    INDIANA TROUT/SALMON STAMP - 1988,1989,1991
    KENTUCKY TROUT STAMP - 1989,1990,1993
    DELAWARE TROUT STAMP - 1989
    ILLINOIS SALMON STAMP - 1990
    NEVADA TROUT STAMP - 1990
    PENNSYLVANIA TROUT/SALMON STAMP - 1991,2000
    OREGON WILD TROUT STAMP - 1993
    TEXAS SALTWATER STAMP - 1994,2003
    SOUTH CAROLINA SALTWATER STAMP - 1997

  • Jan, 1986

    1986 MARYLAND TROUT STAMP - the first stamp contest I won.