Best of Show, "Papa Hemingway", Art of Illinois Exhibition, Gallery 7, Joliet, IL. Juror: Gallery 7 Members. Nov 2016.
First Place, "Papa Hemingway", A Moveable Feast Exhibition, Oak Park Art League, Oak Park IL. Juror: David Sokol. July 2016.
Editor’s Choice Winner, "Lincoln", 2013 Portrait Art Exhibit, Artist Portfolio Magazine.
Best Of Emerging Artists 2013, Morpho Gallery, Chicago, IL. Over 100 artists were selected to exhibit during the four 2-week exhibits and only 8 artists were chosen for the final “Best Of...” exhibition during Chicago’s Artist Month in October 2013.
Selected for 8 solo exhibitions from 2013-2016.
Work selected for 2013 Peace Project hardcover book: “Peace, Love & Understanding”, published 2013.
Works selected for over 20 local, regional and international exhibitions from 2013-2016.
Work selected for 18th International Open at Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, 2015.
3 works selected for prestigious 2014 Rockford Midwestern Biennial.
"Oak Park Artists, A Wild and Labor Intensive Project", Interviewed by VOP-TV (Channel 6) about 3D Photo Mosaics; aired June 2015.
MEMBERSHIPS & AFFILIATIONS
Current elected President of Board of Directors of Oak Park Art League, Oak Park, IL.
Art instructor for the Oak Park Education Foundation’s Art Start program for 2014-15, 2015-16 & 2016-17 school years.
Juried Artist Member of Oak Park Art League, Oak Park, IL.
Member of the Oak Park Area Arts Council, Oak Park, IL.