Awards & Achievements

  • Feb, 2020

    Spotted Hyena : Night Scent wins a Certificate of Merit at the Salmagundi Club's Animal Attraction exhibition, held at the club, 47 Fifth Avenue, New York City.

  • Sep, 2018

    For the 7th year I lead Art Safaris in South Africa for Africa Geographic, teaching guests to sketch wildlife from life on safari.

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  • May, 2018

    Moonrise is selected for inclusion in the 2018 David Shepherd Wildlife Artist of the Year exhibition, Mall Galleries, London SW1, UK.

  • Mar, 2018

    Birds & Beasts: Near & Far, joint exhibition at the Rye Arts Center, Rye, New York, USA, with Sean Murtha.

  • Mar, 2016

    Wildlife Art: Field to Studio at the Flinn Gallery, Greenwich, CT, features my field sketches and studio paintings, along with work by David Rankin, Susan Fox, Carel Brest van Kempen, Sean Murtha, Kelly Singelton & Karryl.

  • Dec, 2013

    Cheetah Trio Field Sketch is purchased for the private collection of Bennington Center for the Arts, Bennington, Vermont, USA.

  • Mar, 2011

    Darkness is selected for inclusion in the President’s Watermedia and Pastel Exhibition, at the Salmagundi Club, New York City.

  • Nov, 2010

    Blue Wildebeest is awarded the Ogden Pleissner Memorial Award for Watercolor at the Annual Juried Members Show at the Salmagundi Club, New York City.

  • Sep, 2008

    Sable Drinking is awarded a Medal of Excellence at "The Art of Conservation", the 1st Annual Juried show of AFC artists, held at the Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum in New Jersey.

  • Apr, 2007

    AFC Flag Expedition Fellowship Grant.
    I embark on AFC's 5th Flag Expedition, titled "Painting the Painted Dogs - Artistic Study of an Endangered Hunter". This involves a 6-week visit to Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe where I am based at the Painted Dog Conservation and spend my time tracking and sketching painted dogs, also known as African Wild Dogs (Lycaon pictus). One of the main aims of the project is to draw attention to the plight of this highly social and highly endangered species.



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  • Dec, 2005

    AFC Conservation Artist Award for December 2005. Awarded for artistic excellence and extraordinary support of conservation causes

  • Sep, 2005

    My paintings are exhibited in a solo show at the Botswana Permanent Mission to the United Nations in Manhattan.

  • Aug, 2005

    I am invited to be a Signature member of Artists For Conservation.