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Honors and Awards

Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation Grant, 2009, 2011
Luso - American Foundation Grant, Portugal, 2002 -2007
Outstanding Visual Artist Award, Arts and Cultural Council of Greater Rochester, New York, 2001
College of Imaging Arts and Sciences, Research and Development Grant, RIT, 2000
Korean – American Cultural Exchange, Samsung / Corning Foundation Grant, 1998
United States Department of Information Services, Cultural Specialist Award, Mexico, 1995
Grand Prize, The International Exhibition of Glass 1988, Kanazawa, Japan
New York Foundation for the Arts, Visual Arts Fellowship, 1987
Visual Artist Exhibition Grant, New York State Council for the Arts, 1989
National Endowment for the Arts, Visual Artists Forums Grant, 1985-86 (continued)
Visual Artist Fellowship, National Endowment for the Arts, 1984-85
Rumrill-Hoyt People's Choice Award, Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester 1989
Award of Honor, National Alumni Association, East Tennessee State University, 1979
Excellence in Design Award, University of Rochester, Memorial Art Gallery-1983
Fulbright-Hayes Research Grant, Sweden, Central Europe - 1974
Thord-Gray Fellowship of the American-Scandinavian Foundation - 1974
Dansforth Foundation for Humanities Grant - 1972
Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Grant - 1970
Tusculum College Faculty Development Grant - 1969