2017

 

2016

  • 2016 4-H Photography Judge Nebraska State Fair

  • 2016 4-H Photography Judge Cuming County Fair

  • 2016 4-H Photography Judge Saunders County Fair

  • 2016 Merit Award for Dragonfly Photo
    Grand Island Art in the Park

2015
  • 2015 4-H Photography Judge for the Nebraska State Fair

  • 2015 4-H Photography Judge Seward County Fair

  • 2015 Merit Award Recipient for Western Collage (Grand Island Art in the Park)

  • Featured in the June Issue of PhotoPlus Magazine Photo entitled "Just a turn of the Knob" placed 10th out of 285 images submitted in Photocrowd's "Doors contest. Photo was awarded into the Expert Category by the judge.
     

 
2014
  • Mentor for the Master of Fine Arts in Creativity Program through Bellevue University in Bellevue

  • 2014 Photography Judge for the Nebraska State Fair

  • 2014 Photography Judge at the Valley County (Ord) Fair

  • Featured in Nebraskaland Magazine's "Beautiful Nebraska" A Collectors Edition

**Photo won 3rd place in Amphibians, Invertebrates and Reptiles category. 

  • 2014 Christopher & Dana Reeve's Foundation's Expression of Paralysis

**Selected Top Ten.

Photo entitled: "Wild Intriguing Spirit"

Photo will hang in headquarters for one year.

  • 2014 Comstock Art & Photo Contest

** Second Place Recipient Adult Professional Category Photo entitled: "Tracks to Nowhere" 

  • 2014 Recipient of the Jack and Libby Henry Purchase Award

 ** Prairie Winds Art Gallery Photography Contest February, 2014

Photo entitled "Broken Resolutions"

  • Featured in the NTV First Alert Weather Calendar

          ** Photo entitled "Cowboy Winter" representing the month of January.

 

2013

  • 2013 Recipient of Honorable Mention for "Dare To Dream" Golden Spike Tower's train photo contest

  • 2013 Photography Judge for the Nebraska State Fair

  • Moonshell Arts and Humanities Council's 2013 Outstanding Visual Artist in Multimedia Award Recipient

  • Featured Artist at Stuhr Muesum; November 10th, - February 3rd, 2013

 

2012

  • 2012 Contest Winner for Through the Visitors Eyes Stuhr Museum. (weather category)

          ** Photo will be published in the 2013 calendar for month of December.

  • 2012 Photography Judge for the Nebraska State Fair

  • 2012 Recipient of the John R. Mayer Award of Excellence at Art in the Park- Grand Island.

  • Featured Artist at the Alda Nature and Visitor Center; March 1st, - April 30th, 2012

  • Featured Artist at the Minden Opera House; July 16th, 2011- September 11th, 2011

  • "Good Night Nebraska" (Camp Augustine) featured on Senator Mike Johanns' Facebook page.
    ** Photo was featured on November 5th, 2012.

 

Hall County Fair, Grand Island, NE

  • Open Class Award; 1st place and special award in the still life category, Aug., 2010

  • Open Class Award; 1st place in human interest category, Aug., 2010

  • Open Class Award; 1st place in antique category, Aug., 2010

  • Open Class Award; 1st place in bird category, Aug., 2010

  • Open Class Award; 1st place in landscape category, Aug., 2010

Prairie Winds Art Gallery, Grand Island, NE:

  • Honorable Mention for “Wild Intriguing Spirit”, April 2010

  • Dr. Tompkins Purchase Award for “God’s Nightly Finale”, February 2011

Art in the Park, Grand Island, NE

  • Judges pick, 4th place for " Tracks to Somewhere", July 2009

NE Lottery State Fair Competition:

  • First place winner for week 14, Sept., 2008

Second Annual CCC Earth Day Artistic Competition:

  • First Place Winner; “Man Vs. Nature”, April, 2008

  • Second Place Winner, "Kentucky Bridge", April, 2008

Nebraska Statewide Arboretum Photo Contest:

  • Photo for month of May for 2008 calendar; Oct. 2007

  • Photo for month of August for 2008 calendar; Oct. 2007