2017 - Highly Commended, International Garden Photographer of the Year Photography Contest
2016 - 1st place, Smithsonian Magazine 13th Annual Photo Contest
2015 - Beauty Award, Creative Edge Film Festival 2015 Short Film Award
2014 - Winner, EDWARDS Great Escape photo contest
2012 - Finalist, National Geographic Editor's favorite submissions to the photo contest.
2011 - 1st place, National Wildlife Federation 41st annual Photo Contest
2011 - 1st place, Smithsonian Magazine 8th Annual Photo Contest
2011 - 2nd place, International Garden Photographer of the Year Photography Contest
2010 - Contest winner, Galapagos Conservancy Photography
2009 - Grand Prize, The Rainforest Alliance‘s annual Picture Sustainability Photo Contest
2008 - Grand Prize, The Rainforest Alliance‘s first annual Picture Sustainability Photo Contest

2021 - Best of Show, The Woodlands Waterway Arts Festival, Houston TX
2021 - Dorothy Burgert Memorial award, Art Fair on the Square 2021 - Lake Forest, IL

2019 - Chairman's Award Artscape, Dallas TX
2019 - Award of Merit The Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival
2018 - Merit Award Riverssance Festival of Fine Art
2018 - People's Choice Artis tArt on the Prairie, Perry IA
2017 - Award of Excellence Peoria Art Guild Fine Art Fair
2017 - Judges Choice Art City Austin Festival
2017 - Director's Award Park Forest Art Fair
2017 - Purchase Prize Award Park Forest Art Fair
2016 - Judges Choice Art City Austin Festival
2016 - Best of Show Riverssance Festival of Fine Art