2018 Award winner, best of show Art Santa Fe Selects, Art Santa Fe 2018, for artwork Wapiti Aura
2018 Recipient of a DeHaan Artist of Distinction Award
2015 Awardee, 2015-2016 Round of High Art Billboard Project (Arts Council of Indianapolis and Clear Channel Outdoor)
2015 Grant from the Asian Cultural Council in support of the fall trip to Kyoto
2015 Guest Researcher position, Kyoto City University of Arts, Japan
2012 TOSCA’s Indiana Artist of the Year
2010 Scholarship as Guest Researcher, Tokyo University of the Arts, Japan.
2009 Recipient of a Creative Renewal Arts Fellowship, Indianapolis Arts Council.
2006 Recognition by the City-County Council of the City of Indianapolis and of Marion County, Indiana.
2001 Prize winner, “Indiana Now,” Biennial Juried Exhibition, Art Museum of Greater Lafayette.
1999 Recipient of a Creative Renewal Arts Fellowship, Indianapolis Arts Council.
• 2010 Finalist in the competition for public art commissions at the New Wishard Hospital, Indianapolis, IN
• 2006–08 The Indianapolis Airport Authority: commissioning of a large urushi lacquer mural, On the Tip of Our Wings, completed in September 2008 and inaugurated in October 2008, for the New Indianapolis Airport (Col. H. Weir Cook Terminal, Security Area leading to Concourse B).