Awards

Birds in Art , Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum – Wausau, WI

Master Wildlife Artist (2007)

Masters of the American West, Autry National Center – Los Angeles, CA

  • Kenneth T. & Eileen L. Norris Foundation Award for Sculpture “Promise of Spring” (2007)
  • James R. Parks Trustee Purchase Award “Golden Rule” (2013)
  • Kenneth T. & Eileen L. Norris Foundation Award for Sculpture “Golden Rule” (2013)
  • Kenneth T. & Eileen L. Norris Foundation Award for Sculpture “The House of Lords” (2014)

National Academy of Western Artists – Oklahoma City, OK (1992-94)

Awarded Membership (1994)

National Sculpture Society – New York, NY

  • Awarded Membership (1996)
  • Awarded Fellow (2004)
  • Maurice B. Hexter Gold Medal Award “Large Great Blue Heron” (2003)
  • Pietro & Alfriedo Montana Memorial Bronze Medal Award “A Fool For Love” (2005)
  • C. Percival Dietsch Award, “Seeing Things Whole” American Bald Eagle (2014)

Southeastern Wildlife Exposition – Charleston, SC

Featured Sculptor (2003)

The Knickerbocker Artists – New York, NY

Award Winner Representational Art (1992)

The National Museum of Wildlife Art – Jackson Hole, WY

The Red Smith Award voted best in show by jury of fellow artists “Rising Pintails” Pintail Ducks (2004)

The Red Smith Award voted best in show by jury of fellow artists”The Rebel Angels” Raven (2013)

The Prix de West Invitational Exhibition – Oklahoma City, OK

  • Major General & Mrs. Don D. Pitman Wildlife Award, Exceptional Artistic Merit for Wildlife Sculpture –“Deuces Are Wild” (2002)
  • The James Earle Fraser Sculpture Award for Exceptional Artistic Merit “Large Great Blue Heron Pair” (2003)
  • The James Earle Fraser Sculpture Award for Exceptional Artistic Merit “Promise of Spring” (2006)
  • Major General & Mrs. Don D. Pitman Wildlife Award, Exceptional Artistic Merit for Wildlife Sculpture – “For Spacious Skies” (2011)
  • Major General & Mrs. Don D. Pitman Wildlife Award, Exceptional Artistic Merit for Wildlife Sculpture – “Marsh Masters” (2015)

The Society of Animal Artists

  • Signature Member
  • Annual Exhibitions (1975-present)
  • Blauvelt Purchase Award (1996)
  • Award of Excellence “Pride” (2005)
  • Leonard J. Meiselman Award for Representational Sculpture “Molly is a Working Girl” (2006)

The West Select – Phoenix Art Museum

Silver Medal Award, “The Rebel Angels” Raven (2013)