Awards

  • First Place  for painting “The Weathered Vase”

The Artist’s Magazine Annual Art Competition – 2015

  • Finalist for painting “Fresh Loaves”

International Artist magazine’s Oct./Nov. issue still life competition – 2015

  • Director’s Choice Award for painting “The Weathered Vase”

International Guild of Realism’s 10th Annual Exhibition – 2015

  • 2nd Place for painting “A Few Too Many”

RANKART online competition – January 2015

  • Honorable Mention for painting “A Few Too Many”

Southwest Art Magazine Artistic Excellence Award – 2014

  • Director’s Choice Award for painting “A Few Too Many”

International Guild of Realism’s 9th Annual Exhibition – 2014

  • Honorable Mention for painting “Pueblo Pot”

Oil Painters of America’s Spring Online Showcase – 2014

  • Honorable Mention for painting “The Great Pumpkin”

The Artists Guild group exhibition – 2014

  • 3rd Merit Award in the Still Life category for painting “Rosemary and Potatoes”

Portrait Society of America’s Members Only Competition – 2013

  • Honorable Mention for painting “You call that a knife?”

        Oil Painters of America’s Summer Online Showcase – 2013

  • Finalist for painting “Trout with Glass Bottle”

        RayMar Art Contest – April 2013

  • 5th Merit Award in the Self-Portrait category for painting “Self-Portrait”

        Portrait Society of America’s Members Only Competition – 2012

  • 6th Honorable Mention in the Still Life category for painting “Chile Ristra”

        Portrait Society of America’s Members Only Competition – 2012

  • 9th Honorable Mention in the Outside the Box category for painting “The Burden of Knowledge”

        Portrait Society of America’s Members Only Competition – 2012

  • Honorable Mention for painting “The Burden of Knowledge”

        Oil Painters of America’s Fall Online Showcase – 2012

  • Honorable Mention for painting “Self-Portrait With Yellow Scarf”

        Oil Painters of America’s Summer Online Showcase – 2012

  • Finalist

        Art Renewal Center’s 8th International Salon 2011-2012

  • Finalist

        RayMar Art Contest – June 2012

  • Honorable Mention for painting “Self-Portrait in the Act of Creation”

        Portrait Society of America’s Members Only Competition – 2011

  • Honorable Mention for painting “The Stew”

        Oil Painters of America’s Summer Online Showcase – 2011

  • Art Purchase Award – Drawing (for exhibition in permanent gallery)

        Florence Academy of Art, Florence, Italy – 2008

  • Academic Scholarship Award in Art

        Pepperdine University, Malibu, California – 2001-2005

  • Award of Excellence – Juried Art Show

        Fine Arts Institute of Edmond, Oklahoma – 2001

  • First Place – Illustration Competition

        Putnam City North High School – 2001

  • Oklahoma State Superintendent Award for Art Excellence – Visual Art

        The Oklahoma Alliance for Arts Education

        Oklahoma State Department of Education – 2001

  • First Place – Drawing Competition

        Youth Impressions Art Exhibition, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma – 2001

  • First Place – Black and White Drawing Competition

        Southwestern Oklahoma State University – 2001

  • Third Place – Color Drawing Competition

        Southwestern Oklahoma State University – 2000