awards
2011 -  Received Private Sponsorship from Rachelle Cohen for the Creation of Tableau Vivant of The Delirium Constructions
2011 -  2011- Received Private Sponsorship from Michael Huffington for the Production of Delirium Constructions - The Movie
2010 -  Selected from 13,692 entries submitted, for inclusion at the 2010 Art of Photography Awards Show in San Diego, CA
2010 -  Selected as one of 50 Top Finalists for Artist's Wanted: Exposure 2010
2010 -  Selected by Magenta Foundation as 2010 US Flash Forward winner
2009 -  Selected by WIN Initiative and Resource Magazine from 10,000 entries submitted by photographers from 68 countries as 1 of 10 Best 10
2009 -  Selected as 2009 Critical Mass Finalist (Photolucida)
2009 -  Selected from entries submitted by photographers in 65 countries as 1 of 2 American finalists by ITS#EIGHT International Talent Support, to be flown to Italy for exhibition and award ceremony.
2009 -  Nominated as 1 of 30 American photographers by the Annual Photography Masters Cup's Color Awards, selected from 2000 entries out of 92 countries
2009 -  Selected 1st Place winner for 2009 Fine Art Xto Nude Image Awards to be exhibited in Farmani Gallery in July
2009 -  Winner of Magnet Media's Zoom-In-Online Viewfinder's Challenge, judged by David Turner and Redux Pictures Director, Marcel Saba
2009 -  Nominated for the Santa Fe Prize for Photography, by Brian Clamp of Clamp Art Gallery
2008 -  Chosen as 1 of 8 photographers out of 10 years of Contributors to Surface Magazine's Avant Guardian Competition. A new Portfolio from the chosen Photographers is commissioned and published, marking Project Avant Guardian at its 10th year
2008 -  Selected by Ariel Shanberg to be included in the 2008 Juried SPE Multicultural Caucus Exhibition
2008 -  Chosen 1 of 201 out of 9000 images submitted to American Photography 24 to be launched and showcased on disTRIBUTE November of 2008
2008 -  Selected as 2008 Critical Mass Finalist (Photolucida), as selected by 200 Jurors.
2008 -  Selected as 2007 Critical Mass Top 50 (Photolucida), as selected by 200 Jurors
2008 -  Selected by Visitors to be recipient of Visitor’s Choice Award for eight pieces showcased the Portfolio Show at The Center for Fine Art Photography
2008 -  Chosen as 1 of 13 Top Emerging Talents by American Photo Magazine
2007 -  Awarded as 1 of 25 US photographers in Magenta Foundation's International Emerging Photographer Competition to culminate in a book release and exhibition to be held at Lennox Contemporary as well as Kathleen Cullen Gallery in Chelsea
2007 -  Nominated as 1/60 out of 15,000 images for Laura at Evelyn's in the category of Nude in the 2nd Annual Photography Masters Cup
2007 -  Awarded 1st Place for Molly and EllyMay by Altpick as part of their 4th Annual Altpick Awards Showcase. Image will be published in the Altpick Awards Calendar and showcased at Bellevarado Studios in Los Angeles
2007 -  Awarded cash prize for Blue Bird on Laura at the Lakeside Statewide Art Exhibition, The Art Association of Oswego NY
2007 -  Awarded Honorable Mention in 2007 PX3 Competition presented by Prix de la Photographie Paris
2006 -  Awarded, out of international applicant pool, publication and Portfolio Distribution by Positive Focus as part of their 2006 Body of Work Competition
2006 -  Awarded a Lensbaby for Creative Vision at The Art of Photography Show by Lensbaby
2006 -  Awarded publication by Photographer's Forum Magazine as part of the 26th Annual Spring Photography Contest
2006 -  Awarded 1 of 10 in Jen Bekman's annual Hey, Hot Shot! Competition
2006 -  Awarded publication by The Center for Fine Art Photography in the Nov/Dec Issue of CameraArts Magazine
2005 -  Awarded in two categories (Action and Creative Portrait) for outstanding wedding Photojournalism by the Wedding Photojournalist Association
2005 -  Awarded participation and publication in Surface Magazine's annual Avant Guardian Competition (Issue #56)
2004 -  Awarded honor and Exhibition in Art and Commerce’s Annual International Emerging Photographer Competition
2003 -  Awarded 1st Place in Juried Photo Competition at the Popcorn Room Gallery
2002 -  Awarded Best in Show at the Lakeside Statewide Art Exhibition, The Art Association of Oswego NY

2000 -  Applied Arts award and publication in Applied Arts Magazine
1997 -  Awarded Rhode Island School of Design Merit Scholarship
1997 -  Recipient of the Weems Award, for photographic excellence

1997 -  Awarded publication on Advanced Placement Poster, distributed to the art rooms in high-schools nation wide
1997 -  Recipient of the Corcoran Gallery Gold Key Award


1997 -  Awarded publication in National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts' Right Hemisphere Arts Week Journal, as well as a one-week all expense paid trip to Miami for master classes in the photographic discipline
1996 -  Recipient of the Weems Award