Awards & Achievements

  • Oct, 2023

    Master Memorial Award

    ISSA International Society of Scratchboard Artists, 12th annual exhibition 2023 - MEMORIAL AWARD (MSA division), U.S.A.

    I have received an award in the Annual exhibition of the Scratchboard Art Society, where the jurors recognized my work ‘Oblique Attitude’ in the special award category.

  • Nov, 2022

    Award of Excellence

    ISSA International Society of Scratchboard Artists, 11th annual exhibition 2022 - AWARD OF EXCELLENCE (MSA division), U.S.A.

    I have received an award in the Annual exhibition of the Scratchboard Art Society. It was my debut showing one of my Scratchboards in the Master Division and the jurors recognized my work ‘Native Elegance’ with an Award of Excellence.

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  • Nov, 2022

    Master Scratchboard Artist - MSA

    The International Society of Scratchboard Artists (ISSA) has approved me as Master Scratchboard artist

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  • Apr, 2020

    Artist in Residence

     

    The Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum in New Jersey is one of only five museums in the United States to exclusively display wildlife art. More info...
  • Nov, 2018

    "Golden Turtle 2018"  - Third Place nomination in "GRAFIC ART. THE PORTRAIT OF THE ANIMAL"

    My Scratchboard artwork "Thirteen-Lined Ground Squirrel", won Third Place in the international exhibition 'Golden Turtle - Wildlife Festival, 2018', nominated in the art category GRAPHIC ART. THE PORTRAIT OF THE ANIMAL.

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  • May, 2018

    Newcomer Award

    My Scratchboard 'Nose-Dive' (Red Kite, 18"x24") was juried into the International Society of Scratchboard Artists annual show and received the NEWCOMER AWARD. The exhibition was hosted by the Middletown Arts Center in Ohio (U.S.A.).

  • Nov, 2017

    International Society of Scratchboard Artists - Second Place nomintion. The online show displayed over 100 works done in scratchboard technique from artists around the globe. Out of 96 works in the Open Division (Active and SSA) category my work of an chimpanzee, titled "Thoughtful" was chosen by the jury and received Second Place.

  • Oct, 2017

    "Golden Turtle 2017"  - Second Place nomination in "GRAFIC ART. THE PORTRAIT OF THE ANIMAL"

    My Scratchboard artwork "A Vulture & A King", which shows a king vulture won Second Place in the international exhibition 'Golden Turtle - Wildlife Festival, 2017', nominated in the art category GRAPHIC ART. THE PORTRAIT OF THE ANIMAL.

  • Sep, 2017

    Birds in Art - Museum Aquisition

    The renowned Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum aquired my painting 'Rustic Residence' for their permanent collection.

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  • Jun, 2017

    Signature Scratchboard Artist - SSA

    International Society of Scratchboard Artists (ISSA)

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  • Jun, 2013

    German Award for Bird Painters

    I was named as best bird painter and won the presitgeous "Silver Owl“ award juried by the association "Museum of Natural History -Heineanum e.V.", Halberstadt (Germany) for my Scratchboard "Nocturnal Look-Out" (European Eagle Owl) 16" x 12"