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Selected Awards
2009 Lifetime Achievement Award, Ohio Designer Craftsmen
  Finalist, SCHOONHOVEN SILVER AWARD 2009, Schoonhoven, the Netherlands
2008 First-Place Award, TOLEDO AREA ARTISTS 85th ANNUAL EXHIBITION, Toledo Museum of Art
2006 Excellence in Metals Award, THE BEST OF 2006, Ohio Designer Craftsmen
2005 Received Distinguished Professor of the Arts title, Bowling Green State University
2004 Bowling Green State University Presidential Medallion. Designed and created ceremonial medallion for BGSU President Sidney Ribeau
2003 June Hauck Memorial Award, JEWELRY AND OBJECTS, Michigan Silversmiths Guild Biennial Exhibition, Ann Arbor Art Center
2001 Michigan Silversmiths Guild Award (1st Place), JEWELRY AND OBJECTS Michigan Silversmiths Guild Biennial Exhibition, Ann Arbor Art Center
2000 3-D Grand Prize, QK 2000, Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art, Biloxi, Mississippi
Ohio Arts Council Individual Artists Fellowship
1999 Challenge Award (Best of Show), Ohio Designer Craftsmen BEST OF 1999 exhibition
1997 Artist in Residence, Institute for the Study of Culture, Society and Human Values, Bowling Green State University
Ohio Arts Council Individual Artists Fellowship
Juror’s Award (Highest Award), MATERIALS HARD AND SOFT, Center for Visual Arts, Denton, Texas
1995 Ohio Arts Council Individual Artists Fellowship
Olscamp Research Award, Bowling Green State University. Annual university-wide award for outstanding scholarly or creative accomplishments within the previous three year period
1993 Honoree, the White House reception to honor the seventy participating craft artists in the First Permanent Craft Collection at the request of the President and Mrs. Clinton
1992 Challenge Award (Best of Show), Ohio Designer Craftsmen BEST OF 1992 exhibition
Designer Craftsmen Guild Award Best of Show in Craft Media, REGIONAL ARTISTS BIENNIAL, Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, Indiana
1991 Honorable Mention, SILVER: NEW FORMS AND EXPRESSIONS III, Fortunoff Silver Competition
1990 Grand Prize Winner 3rd American Crafts Awards, Kraus Sikes, Inc., Tabletop Category
1988 Michigan Council for the Arts Creative Artists Grant
1987 Arts Midwest/National Endowment for the Arts Regional Visual Arts Fellowship
1986

Best of Show Wichita National All Media Crafts Exhibition

Merit Award Spotlight '86, Southeastern Crafts
1985 First Runner up Society of North American Goldsmiths/Johnson Matthey Platinum Competition
National Society of Arts and Letters 1st Place Career Award in Art
Purchase Award 31st Annual Drawing and Small Sculpture Show, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana
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