Commissions, Awards, & Exhibitions

2012

Commissioned to create a monumental sculpture of the President Heydar Aliyev for the Diplomatic Academy in Baku, Azerbaijan

Commissioned to create a sculpture which was presented as a gift from the Gabonese Republic and its President Ali Bongo Ondimba to the soccer legend Péle at the African Cup of Nations, Libreville, Gabon

2011

Commissioned to create a monument in Viareggio, Italy – MONUMENTO-MEMORIALE DEI PALOMBARI DELL’ARTIGLIO.

Commissioned to create a commemorative medal for Brookgreen Gardens, SC. Copies of the medal are in collections of the British Museum, London, England; Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.; National Sculpture Society, NYC; American Numismatic Society, NYC

Commissioned to create a portrait-bust of the President Heydar Aliyev for the Ambassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan in Washington, D.C., USA

Sculpture VENUS & MARS installed and unveiled at the United States Sports Academy and the American Sport Art Museum & Archives, Daphne, AL

2010

The sculpture Male Torso is acquired for public display at the Brookgreen Gardens Sculpture Museum, SC

The sculpture NIKE presented as the Piece & Harmony Award by the Business Council for International Understanding (BCIU) to the First Lady of Malaysia, Her Excellency Seri Rosmah Mansor, New York, NY

Commissioned sculpture PEER GYNT AND THREE HERD GIRLS installed in Oslo, Norway

2008

Created a sculpture Fenghuang for the FIFA Woman World Cup 2008 in Beijing, China

2006

Awarded an exhibition at the United Nations headquarters in New York City

2005

Exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art in Moscow, Russia

2004

The sculpture “Five Continents” officially represented the United States of America and was awarded First Place by the International Olympic Committee in the worldwide Olympic Art and Sport Contest 2004 in Lausanne, Switzerland. The award was presented by the by the IOC Commission for Culture and Olympic Education at the World Forum on Culture Education and Sport in Barcelona, Spain. “Five Continents” is on permanent display at the Olympic Museum in Lausanne, Switzerland and was exhibited at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Greece.

Awarded Sport Artist of the Year 2004 by the United States Sports Academy

2001

The sculpture NIKE endorsed by the US Olympic Committee as one of the official works of art commemorating 2002 Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City

1996

Awarded first place in a Figure Modeling Competition by the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts and Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts

Received Walter and Michael Lantz Prize;

Awarded Edward Fenno Hoffman Prize for Outstanding Achievement;

“Artist Showcase Award Winner” – Manhattan Arts International Magazine

Awarded Tallix Foundry Prize – NSS Annual Exhibition

1995

Roger T. Williams Prize Young Sculptors Awards Competition

1993

Awarded National Sculpture Society Silver Medal and Chilmark Award by Lance Jury of Awards of the Centennial Anniversary Exhibition

1991

ARTstravaganza Juried Art Competition Award

1984

Award for Diploma Project by the Russian Academy of Fine Arts