Achievements

Awards, Publications, Online Postings and Permanent Collections


AWARDS
2017
Special Merit – Hay Arts Center, 31st Annual 5 State Photography Competition, Hays, Kansas
2016
7th Place, Special Merit and Special Recognition- Online Gallery Light Space & Time,
All Photography, http://www.lightspacetime.com
2015
 Special Merit- Online Gallery Light Space & Time, All Photography, http://www.lightspacetime.com
2014
Noteworthy “Landscapes” 2014, Colors of Humanity Art Gallery, http://www.colorsofhumanityartgallery.com
2014 Graphic – Week 6, International Art Festival, newartfestival.com
Merit Award, Arts Center of the Ozarks, Artists of Northwest Arkansas: 20th Annual Regional Art Exhibition, Springdale, Arkansas
CAFA Photography Award, Mystic Art Center, 103rd Connecticut Academy of Art, Mystic Ct., Connecticut
Special Recognition (for two of  my works) Upstream People Gallery, 16th Annual All Media Juried 
Online International Art Exhibition, http://www.UpstreamPeopleGallery.com
Special Recognition Catergory, Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery, Landscape Art Competition, www.lightspacetime.com
Award of Excellence, Exhibitions without walls, IMPRESSIONS, http://www.exhibitionswithoutwalls.com/
Best of Show, Focus Point Shape International Online Art Gallery, Windmill Art Competition, focuspointshape.com
Honorable Mention, St. Charles Community College, Regional Juried Art Exhibition 2014, St. Louis, Missouri
3rd Place, Leading Artist Gallery, Visions of the World,  Shrewsburg, http://www.leadingartistsgallery.com
Merit Award, Northwest Art Center, Americas 2014: Paperworks,  Minot, North Dakota
Special Merit and Special Recognition Award, Online Gallery Light Space & Time, All Photography Art Exhibition – February 2014http://www.lightspacetime.com
Limelight winner, eXel Photo Magazine : 1 of 2 as feature in the magazine
Best Digital or  Mixed Media Artwork, Still Point Art Gallery, Landscapes by Day – Landscapes by night, http://www.stillpointartgallery.com
2013
1st Place, LH Horton Jr Gallery, 4th Photography Exhibition: Inventing Pserspective, Stockton, California
Honorable Mention, Marin Museum of Contemporary Art, “Summer National Juried Exhibition” Novato, California
Honorable Mention, “International Art Festival”, New York, New York
Finalist, Nature’s Gift 2013 Juried Online Interantional Art Exhibition at http://www.exhibitionswithoutwalls.com
Best of Show, Associated Arts of Ocean Shores, “2013 Juried and Open Fine Art, Photography and Electronic Media Show”, Ocean Shores, Washington
Photographers of Week Minicontest, The Worldwide Photography Gala Awards at http://www.thegalaawards.net
Honorable Mention, Nature 2013 – Mixed Media & Other Category at http://www.lightspacetime.com
Special Recognition, 15th All Media Juried Online Interantional Art Exhibition at http://www.upstreampeoplegallery.com
2012
7th Place, All Photography Art Exhibition at http://www.lightspacetime.com
2011
Honorable Mention, 2011 Photography Art Contest at http://www.myartcontest.com
Dorothy Bostwick Campbell Memorial Prize, Cooperstown Art Association, CAA 76th Annual National Show, Cooperstown, New York
Third Place, 12 12 Gallery, International Juried Exhibition of Works on Paper, Richmond, Virginia
Photography Award, Mystic Art Center, Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts 100th Annual Exhibition 2011,Mystic, Connecticu
Essie Awards Finalist, Gallore Gallery, 2011 Summer Showcase, Middletown, Connecticut
Directors Choice, 1st International Juried Photography Exhibition – Viridian Artists, New York, New York
Juror’s Award of Merit, Arts Centre, Art & Earth, Martinsburg, West Virgina
2010
Honorable Mention, 2010 Internation Cover Art Contest at http://www.myartcontest.com
Juror Award, Murry State University Galleries, Magic Silver 2010, Murray, Kentucky
Honorable Mention, Long Beach Gallery, Works on Paper, Long Beach, California
2009
Third Place (photography), Lancaster County Art Association, LCAA National Juried Exhibition, Strasburg, Pennsylvania
Second Place, Washington Gallery of Photography, Introspective Images II, Bethesda, Maryland
Honorable Mention, Park Gables Main Street Gallery, VMRC Sixth Annual Juried Art Exhibition, Harisonburg, Virginia
Second Place, George Segal Gallery, Art Connections 5, Montclair State University – Montclair, New Jersey
2008
Honorable Mention, The Darkroom Gallery, Emerging Photography 2008, Lower Garden District, New Orleans
Second Place, Glynn Art Association, 17th Annual Juried Photography Competition, St. Simons Island, Georgia
Honorable Mention, Marin Museum of Contemporary Art, Photography III, Novato, California
Graphics Award, Mystic Art Center, Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts 97th Annual Exhibition, Mystic, Connecticut
2007
Judge’s choice Purchase Award and Honorable Mention Award – Brown & Scurlock Galleries,
Beaumont Art League 2007 Exhibition, Beaumont, Texas
Excellence Award and Merit Award-Roswell Fine Arts League / New Mexico Miniature Art Society,
24th Annual Art Show, Roswell, New Mexico
2006
Best in show 2D – 22nd Annual Coastal Arts League show & Competition, Half Moon Bay, California.
2003
Honorable Mention – Make it Move Competition, Manhattan, Kansas.
2002
Outstanding Graduate Scholarship – Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas

PUBLICATIONS
2014
eXel Photo Magazine – Spring 1st issue
Studio Visit Magazine – Spring 2014
Still Point Arts Quarterly – Spring 2014
2013
Best of Photography 33th Annual 2013, Photographer’s Forum Magazine
Artist Portfolio Magazine Issue 10
2012
Artist Portfolio Magazine Issue 5
2011
Artist Portfolio Magazine – Winter 2010/2011
Best of Photography 2011
2010
Diffusion Magazine – Volume II (Group Showcase – Elements), Diffusion Magazine
2009
Best of Photography 29th Annual 2009, Photographer’s Forum Magazine
2008
Best of Photography 28th Annual 2008, Photographer’s Forum Magazine
2007
Business of Art Center, Convergence: Ways of Seeing, Manitou Springs, Colorado (Frontispiece for show)

ONLINE POSTINGS
2015
thepixelbeard.com, 20+ Creative Christmas Card Designs for Inspiration,
Yogesh Mankani – December 17, 2015
2013
jayce-o.blogspot.com, 50 Amazingly Creative Christmas Card Designs to Inspire You,
Yesta Desamb – November 11, 2013

PERMANENT COLLECTIONS
Kishwakee Art Gallery, Malta, Illinois
Brown & Scurlock Galleries; Beaumont Art League, Beaumont, Texas

Awards, Publications and Permanent Collections