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Professional Associations:

National Academy of Western Art, Elected 1986

National Sculpture Society

Society of Animal Artists

Allied Artists of America

Artists of America, AOA Master

American Artists Professional League

North American Sculpture Society

Northwest Rendezvous Group, Vice President 1991-1992

National Academy of Design

Scottsdale Artists School Instructor


National Academy of Western Art, Gold Medal Award for “Cougar,” 1983; Silver Medal Award for “Crossing the Divide,” 1986.

Society of Animal Artists, Best of Show, 1983; Medal of Honor for “Shore Patrol,” 1984; Awards of Merit 1979, 1984, 1986 and 1988; Elliot Liskin Memorial Award for representational sculpture for “Foxes on the Bayou,” 1993.

Oklahoma Art Center, Best of Show Award for “Rhinow at Chiziara,” 1983, juried by Wilson Hurley.

Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Art Exposition, Best of Show, Silver Medal Award for “Show Patrol,” 1984.

Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, New York, Pemco Award for “Cat on a Ledge,” 1985; Animals in Art Award for “Arctic Brothers,” 1986’ IBM Award, 1989; Corporate Award for“Foxes on the Bayou,” 1993; Paul Manship Memorial Award for “Goat,” 1994.

American Artists Professional League, Anna Hyatt Huntington Memorial Award, 1986.

North American Sculpture Exhibition, Renaissance Bronze Award for “Goats at Rest,” 1986.

International Wildlife Exposition, Governor’s Award, Best of Show for “Arctic Brothers,”1986.

Buffalo Bill Historical Center Art show, Cody, Wyoming, Artists’ Choice Award, “Pile Up On The Freight Line,” 1995.

C.M. Russell Museum, Best of Show for “American Bison,” 1988.

Buffalo Bill Museum, Cody, Wyoming, People’s Choice Award for “Antelope at Ingomar,”1989.

Allied Artists of America, Helen Gapen Oehler Memorial Award for “Goats at Rest,” 1989; Silver Medal of Honor for “Sunny and 40 Below,” 1991; Silver Medal of Honor for “Goats above the Middle Fork,” 1993.

Knickerbocker Artists’ 41st Annual Exhibition, New York, Silver Medal of Honor for “Goats above the Middle Fork,” June, 1991.

National Sculpture Society, The Pietro and Alfrieda Montana Memorial Prize for “Goats above the Middle Fork,” June, 1992; Bedi-Makky Foundry Award for “Pelican,” 1996.

Collections and Commissions:

Art in Public Places, Inc., Bend, OR, Monumental “Grizzly” purchased and installed in roundabout 2002

White House Christmas Ornament Project 2002. Selected for and participated in project with ornament of “Pelican”.

Buffalo Bill Museum, Cody, Wyoming, William E. Weiss Purchase Award for “American Bison,” 1987.

Benson Park Sculpture Garden, Loveland, Colorado, purchased heroic-size “Gorilla,” 1989.

The Denver Zoo, Denver, Colorado, purchased heroic-size “Gorilla,” 1989.

Genesee Country Museum, Mumford, New York, purchased heroic-size “Gorilla,” for permanent collection, 1993.

Gerald Ford Foundation purchased “American Bison,” 1993, to be displayed at the Gerald Ford Amphitheater, Vail, Colorado.

High Plains Museum, Bend, Oregon, purchased “American Bison,” 1989.

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau, Wisconsin, purchased “Herd of Birds,”1989.

Big Sky of Montana commissioned monumental-size “Grizzly,” 1990, for display at the Huntley Lodge, Big Sky Resort, north of Yellowstone Park.

National Museum of Wildlife Art, Jackson, Wyoming, purchased life-size “Foxes On the Bayou,” “The Bearded Ones” and “Great Northern” for permanent collection.

Oklahoma Zoological Society purchased heroic-size “Gorilla,” 1992, for the Oklahoma City Zoo.

Kentucky Department of Fish & Wildlife Resources, Frankfort, KY, Purchase Award for“Turkeys,” 1994.


Gilcrease Museum Rendezvous ’95 Retrospective Exhibition, Thomas Gilcrease Museum, Tulsa, Oklahoma, April 28,1995 to July 9, 1995.

National Sculpture Society: Master Works of American Sculpture & Selections from the NSS 1875-1999 held at the Fleischer Museum, Scottsdale, AZ

Traveling Exhibitions:

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Museum Exhibited “Antelope At Ingomar” for Wildlife: The Artist View, 1990-1991; “Tundra Swans” for Birds In Art, National Tour 1990-1991 and Japanese tour 1991-1992; “Flight Line” for Birds In Art National Tour 1992-1993; “Turkeys” for Birds In Art, Swedish Museum of Natural History, Stockholm, Sweden and National Tour, 1995-1996; and, “Songbirds In My Garden,” for Birds In Art National tour, 1996-1997.

Hubard Museum exhibited “Tundra Swans” for German and Russian Exhibition, 1990.

Society of Animal Artists exhibited “Zero to Sixty,” 1990-1991, “Goats above the Middle Fork,” 1991-1992, “Flight Line,” 1992-1993. “Herd of Birds,” 1993-1994, and “Caribou Herd,” 1995-1996 on its National Tours of Animal and the Art.