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  • Lynden Sculpture Garden one year long Artist Residency, starting in May of 2017.  The basic title of work to be completed on the Lynden grounds is "The Body Farm at Lynden", which will include at least 3 projects related to the entropy of physical things, including art objects.  Other presentations and programs will be created in the year long residency, including some poetry and other compositions.
  • Juror selected award of a solo exhibit, Featured Member Artists, at Walker's Point Center for the Arts, 2014 - 2015, Milwaukee, WI.
  • 2014 grant award of $550 to assist transporting art to Northern Illinois, University, DeKalb, IL, provided by The Greater Milwaukee Foundation's Mary L. Nohl Fund For Individual Artists Suitcase Export Fund Eleventh Funding Cycle
  • 3rd Place Award for outdoor installation, Mound - Deterioration, a collaboration with Valerie Christell, Lynden Sculpture Garden February, 2012
  • Second Prize Award, WVA South East Chapter member exhibit, Cedarburg Cultural Center, July-August, 2011
  • Award Selection for a Solo Exhibit, chosen from 2011 Annual Winter Juried Show, Anderson Arts Center, Kenosha
  • Nohl Suitcase Award, to assist in transportation of artwork to Purdue University, provided by the Peck School of the Arts, UWM, and the Greater Milwaukee Foundation.
  • 2009 Wisconsin Visual Art Lifetime Achievement Award, provided by the WVALAA...Museum of Wisconsin Art, Wisconsin Visual Artists, Inc., and the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters.
  • Arts and Industry Residency Kohler Foundation award, at Kohler Co., Kohler WI., January to May, 09. thru the Kohler Foundation and John Michael Kohler Art Center.
  • $15,000 Nohl Fellowship Award, 2007, Established Artist Category, from the Greater Milwaukee Foundation administered by the Peck School of the Arts, UW Milwaukee.
  • Juror selection for Richeson Merchandise Award, Wisconsin Artists Biennial, Haggerty Museum, April 2007
  • Best of Show, Alive in the Arts, Plymouth Art Association at Gallery 110 North, juried exhibition, April 27 - June 10.
  • Juror's Award of Merit, "Alive in the Arts", Plymouth Arts Foundation and Gallery 110 North, 2005 exhibition, April 22-June 12.
  • Recipient of Suitcase Fund award from the Mary Nohl Foundation, administered by UWM Peck School of the Arts, 2005
  • Recipient of Juror Award, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI, Eleventh Triennial Eight Counties Exhibition, Sunday, Feb. 20th, 2005
  • Juror's Award, "Alive in the Arts", Plymouth Art Association, Gallery 110 North, April 2004.
  • Wisconsin Artists Biennial, Juror selection for award of merit, Wisconsin Artists Biennial 2003, UW Madison Art Galleries, Sept. 12 - Oct. 11, 2003.
  • Exhibition Award, Anderson Arts Center Winter Juried Exhibition, Kenosha, WI, Nov. 10 - Jan 5, 2002-03
  • Juror's Award, Gallery 110 North, Plymouth Center, Plymouth WI, "Personal Visions" WP&S South East Chapter juried exhibit, 2003
  • Best of Show, WP&S Statewide juried exhibition, Wausau Center for the Visual Arts, 2002
  • Best 3D of Show, Baer Art Competition, Beverly Art Center Chicago, IL, 2001
  • Honorable Mention, "Unconventional Wisconsin", Edna Carlsten Gallery, Fine Art Center, UW Stevens Point, 2000
  • $1000 cash award, WP&S Centennial Exhibition, West Bend Art Museum, 2000
  • First Prize, Wisconsin Artists Biennial, Haggerty Museum, 1999
  • $400 cash award, Sesquicentennial Exhibit, Villa Terrace Museum and Allis Museum, 1998
  • $400 cash award, The Wisconsin Artists Biennial, Statewide juried exhibit, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, 1987

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