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Awards


  • First Place for "Abyss" and one Honorable Mention; Fallbrook Open Juried Show of Fine Art, The Art Center; Fallbrook, CA.  26 Oct. - 14 Nov. 2010.

  • Third Place - Still Life Category, two Honorable Mentions, 2010 International Exhibition of Photography, San Diego Fair, Del Mar, CA July 2010.

  • Second Place Photography for Propaganda, "Duplicity and Deliverance", Fall Brook Art Association Open Juried Show of Fine Art, Fallbrook, CA. Apr. 2010.

  • First Place Photography, "QuestOne", The Arts Council of Temecula Valley Visual Expressions 2010, Gallery at the Merc, 42051 Main Str., Temecula, CA. Jan. - Feb. 2010. 
  • Two Honorable Mentions award by Ilona Passino and Jack Ragland, COAL Gallery 59th Annual Open Juried Fine Arts Show, 300 Carlsbad Village Dr., Carlsbad, CA.  Jul. - Sept. 2009.   

  • 2nd Place - Portraits, 3rd Place - Photo Manipulation, four Honorable Mentions, 2009 International Exhibition of Photography, San Diego County Fair, Del Mar, CA.  July 2009.  
  • Juror Martin Betz, former Curator of Art, Long Beach Museum awarded First Place Photography for "Visigoths II"; Honorable Mention for "QuestOne"; Fall Brook Art Association Open Juried Show of Fine Art, Fallbrook, CA. Mar. - Apr. 2009.

  • First Place Photography for "Breil Train Station #2", Visual Expressions 2008, The Arts Council of Temecula Valley, The Mercantile Gallery, Old Town Community Theater, Temecula, CA. Dec. 2008 - Jan. 2009.
  • Juror Arthur Ollman, Founding Director of the Museum of Photographic Arts, Balboa Park, San Diego awarded Third Place to "Isabelle Toesca Before and After, 1961-1999", Beyond the Lens Show, Escondido Municipal Gallery, Escondido, CA.  Jul. - Aug. 2008.
  • Three Honorable Mentions, 2006 International Exhibition of Photography, San Diego County Fair, Del Mar, CA.  July 2008.  

  • Third Place for "Cortona Reflections", Spring 2008 Fallbrook Art Association Show of Fine Art, Fallbrook, CA.  Mar.- Apr. 2008.

  • Third Place for "Villa View Lake Como", Fall 2007 Fallbrook Art Association Show of Fine Art, Fallbrook, CA.  April 2007.

  • First Place for "Breil Train Station", 2007 Visual Expressions Show, Temecula Valley Arts Council, Mercantile Gallery at the Old Town Temecula Community Theater,Temecula, CA.  Nov. - Dec. 2007.

  • Honorable Mention, COAL Gallery 57th Annual Open Juried Fine Arts Award Show, Carlsbad, CA.  Aug. - Sept. 2007.

  • Two Honorable Mentions, 2007 International Exhibition of Photography, San Diego County Fair, Del Mar, CA. July 2007
  • Third Place for "Number 29", Spring 2007 Fallbrook Art Association Show of Fine Art, Fallbrook, CA.  April 2007.

  • Second Place, two Honorable Mentions, 2006 International Exhibition of Photography, San Diego County Fair, Del Mar, CA.  July 2006.  

  • Honorable Mention, La Jolla Art Association Digital Photography 2006 Show, Gene Nocon, Brenda Regier Co-Judges, LJAA Gallery, La Jolla, CA.  May- Jun. 2006.
  • First Place Photography, "Passing Through", 2006 Visual Expressions Show, Temecula Valley Arts Council, Temecula, CA.   May 2006.

  • Third Place, Photography, "After the Party I", Fall 2005 Fallbrook Art Association Show of Fine Art, Fallbrook, CA.   Nov. 2005. 
  • Honorable Mention, Photography, "The Color Pool", Carlsbad Oceanside League of Art Open Show 2005, COAL Gallery, Carlsbad, CA.   Aug. 2005.

  • First place, "Ethereal"; 3 Honorable Mentions;  8 acceptances from 3,000+ entries,  2005 International Exhibition of Photography, San Diego County Fair, Del Mar, CA.  July 2005.

  • First place, Photography, "Passing Through"; Honorable Mention, Digital Image, "One Thirty Two"; Spring 2005 Fallbrook Art Association Show of Fine Art, Fallbrook, CA.  May 2005

  • First Place, Digital Image, "Bianca's Barn", Fall 2004 Fallbrook Art Association Show of Fine Art, Fallbrook, CA.  Nov. 2004.

  • Honorable Mention, Photography, "Autumn Reflections", Carlsbad Oceanside League of Art Open Show 2004, COAL Gallery, Carlsbad, CA.   Aug. 2004.

  • Fourth place in Our Best Friend Div; 3 Honorable Mentions (5th Place), 2004 International Exhibition of Photography, San Diego County Fair, Del Mar, CA.   July 2004.

  • Honorable Mention, "Last Stop", Getting There Show, Escondido Arts Partnership, Escondido Municipal Gallery, Escondido, CA.  June 2004.

  • Chosen as Featured Artist, San Diego 2004 Artwalk.  One of 12 artists chosen from over 200, and sole photographer. April 2004.
  • First place, Photography, "Ocean Desert", Spring 2004 Fallbrook Show of Fine Art, Fallbrook, CA. April 2004.

  • Third place, Photography, "Desert Boulders", Fall 2003 Fallbrook Show of Fine ArtFallbrok, CA. April 2004.

  • Fourth place, Color Landscapes;  Honorable Mention, Night Photography;  Honorable Mention, Family Moments Monochrome,  2003 International Exhibition of Photography, San Diego County Fair, Del Mar, CA.  July 2003.
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  • Guest photographer on "Photographers of Northern Virginia", Fairfax Public Access TelevisionNorthern Virginia Photographic Society, (NVPS) Junior Photographer of the Year for Black & White Prints based on points attained from monthly competitions.  "Frisco", awarded NVPS Best Color Print of Year by professional photographer juror, 2002.