Grants, Commissions, Residencies, and Awards

2016
Texas Artist of the Year, Art League Houston, Houston, TX

2011
Residency Fellow, Bald Head Island, NC
Galaxy Hotel, Macao, China; Commission paintings, private and public spaces

2010
Visual Arts Fellow, Edward F. Albee Foundation, Montauk, NY

2009
Azuma Robata Grill and Sushi Bar, Houston, TX; Commissioned mural
Sands Hotel, Macao, China; Commissioned paintings, private and public spaces
Gensler Architects, Houston; Installation: One Mural, One Painting

2008
Texan-French Alliance for the Arts, TFAA Art Recognition Award

2007
Avant Garden, Houston; Installation wall
The Ritz-Carlton, Dallas and White Plains, N.Y.; Commissioned paintings, private
suites and residences

Twenty-seventh annual Hunting Prize, finalist, Decorative Center, Houston, TX

2003-4
Hilton Americas, Houston; Commissioned paintings, entrances and lobby

2001-02
Gensler Architects, Dallas; Installation of “Archaic Figures, 1 and 2”

1986-87
Cultural Arts Council of Houston, Creative Artist Program Award; selection
committee: Sam Gilliam, Neil Printz, and Linda Shearer

1980
Houston Festival, three month installation, Sailpiece, 180 x 60 x 35’ hanging
construction using construction safety netting with fireproofing sheets and
spinnaker sails