Awards are the result of the subjective thinking by judges.  If the judging goes my way that's great but if not .. so be it.   I am so thankful when an award comes my way.  It is a true honor to have an award bestowed upon me for a "God given" talent.  Below is partial list of some of my awards.


~ Partial List as of 2019 ~


2020      Winner     "PA Duck Stamp Competition" ( 13th-time )

2019 - 2020     Winner     "Maryland Duck Stamp" Competition

2019     7th-place     "Federal Duck Stamp" Competition

2019     Winner     "Best Wildlife Art Award" - PA Outdoor Writers Association ( 27th-time )

2018     Winner     "Outstanding Alumnus" - Class of 1970 - Bubbler Foundation

2018      Winner      "PA Duck Stamp Competition" ( 12th-time )

2018     Winner     "Best Published Art Award" - PA Outdoor Writers Association ( 32nd-time )

2017    Winner     PA Ducks Unlimited - "Artist of the Year" ( many times )

2014     5th-place     "Federal Duck Stamp" Competition

2014    Winner    "Fine Art Excellence Award" - Foundry Day Festival ( 1st-time awarded )

2014    Winner    "Best Art Display - Peoples Choice" - Chincoteague, VA

2013    Winner     Michigan Ducks Unlimited "Sponsor Artist of the Year" 

2012     Winner     "Nevada Duck Stamp" Competition

   2012     Winner    "Working together for Wildlife" Art Competition - P.G.C. ( 3rd-time )

2011     Winner     "National Artist of the Year" - Ruffed Grouse Society ( 2nd-time )

2009     Winner     "Best Black & White Published Art Award" - P.O.W.A.  ( 7th-time )

2009     Winner     "North Carolina Duck Stamp" Competition ( 5th-time )

2007     Winner     "Fine Art Fishing Award" - PA Outdoor Writers Association ( 4th-time )

2006     Winner     "Illinois Duck Stamp" ( 3rd-time )

2006   Winner     "Best in Show" - East Carolina Wildlife Arts Festival ( 3rd-time )

2003     "runner-up"     Ducks Unlimited "International Artist of the Year" ( 2nd-time )  

   2001     Winner     "Pennsylvania Elk - Fine Art Painting Contest" - PGC  

    1999     Winner     Colorado Ducks Unlimited - "Sponsor Artist of the Year"

1998     Winner     Ducks Unlimited - "Purina Print of the Year" - Mid Atlantic States

1997     Winner     "Colorado Duck Stamp" Competition

1997     Winner     "Peoples Choice Award" - Mid Atlantic Wildfowl Festival

1997     Winner     Greenwing Print "Artist of the Year" - PA Ducks Unlimited

1996     Winner     "Peoples Choice Award" - New Hampshire Duck Stamp ( 3rd-time)

and many more.













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