Awards and Recognition

Honorable Mention – Kenan Center, Lockport, NY (2018)
Awarded with ‘Honorable Mention’ at the Kenan Center House Gallery’s biennial Niagara Frontier Art Exhibit (NFAE)

Best Photography Award – Allentown Art Festival, Buffalo, NY (2017)
Awarded 2nd Place for “Best Photography” as an Allentown Art Festival exhibitor

Contest Finalist (2016) – www.viewbug.com
Recognized as ‘Contest Finalist’ in ‘The Ocean And The Clouds’ Photo Contest for ‘Pier of Paradise’, a wide-angle landscape shot off the coast of Mexico

Contest Finalist (2015) – www.viewbug.com
Recognized as ‘Contest Finalist’ in ‘High Speed Photography Photo’ Contest for ‘Tiger Power’, a close-up of a Siberian Tiger at the Buffalo Zoo

Contest Finalist (2015) – www.viewbug.com
Won Contest Finalist in ‘Experimental Overexposure’ Photo Contest for ‘Across the Frozen Falls’, a landscape shot of Niagara Falls just after the Blizzard of 2014

‘Achievement in Contrast’ award (2014) – www.viewbug.com
Awarded ‘Achievement in Contrast’ award for black-and-white shot of Asani, African Lion at the Buffalo Zoo

Defenders of Wildlife (2013) – www.defenders.org
Official selection of ‘Gaze of the Grey Wolf’ photo for a petition campaign to protect and save wolves, which was sent nationally to all members and appeared on multiple Facebook posts as well as the organization’s home page

M/V Galapagos Legend Ship-wide Photo Contest (2013) – Galapagos Islands
Awarded for 1st place for Wildlife Photography

Cover Prize Recognition (2011) – Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, Lackawanna, NY
Cover prize winner for Spring Newsletter for the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens