Art Awards and placings as a finalist 1996 Lion Breweries, Hamilton Region and electricity Corp Northern Generation Cambridge Community Arts Council Art Award – Finalist1996 Dale Mitchell Memorial Cup Tauranga Society of Artists Winner1997 Tauranga Society of Artists Certificate of Merit for AbstractTauranga Society of Artists Marge Martin Salver - Merit1998 Lake Taupo Open Art Award Winner oil/acrylic section1998 Trustpower 7th National Art award (highly commended)1998 Paeroa Festival of arts (Winner of Paeroa Gazette Award Oil or Acrylic1998 Lion Breweries & Cambridge Arts Council Open Award winner of Community art Council Award1998 Combined Bay of Plenty Art Society Exhibition, Te Puke Certificate of Merit1999 Bay of Plenty Telecom Art Award – Finalist1999 Waihi Summer Festival – Painting - Commended1999 Summer Exhibition Thames Society of Art1999 Molly Morpeth Canaday Art Award 45 works selected 186 entered – Finalist 2 works “Foreign Destination” and “Nurture’1999 Combined Bay of Plenty Art Societies Exhibition in Kawerau Certificate of Merit2000 Waihi Summer Festival (best painting in exhibition)2000 Federation Of Canadian Artists “Aim for Arts” international art competition, 1340 entries, 210 finalists –
Selected Finalist - artwork titled “Wall to Wall art”2001 Lake Taupo Open Art Awards (Sixth overall)2001 Royal Easter Show Auckland (3rd Professional oil/acrylic section}”Dancing in the Wind”2002 Peters Doig Gourmet Province Art Award Blenheim (Merit) title Ocean Abstraction2004 Molly Morpeth Canaday art award (Winner Best Marine/coastal theme)2004 Waihi Summer Festival Merit award title Coastline2008 Finalist Molly Morpeth Canaday art award (2 works in final)2008 Finalist Tauranga Art Award (2 works in final)2009 Finalist Molly Morpeth Canaday Art Award2009 Horticulture NZ Art Awards Finalist2010 Finalist Estuary Art Award, Uxbridge, Howick, Auckland2010 Royal Easter Show Auckland (3rd Professional Section)2011 Finalist estuary Art Award, Uxbridge, Howick, Auckland2012 Estuary Art Awards, Howick, Auckland – finalist2013 Rotorua Museum Art Awards Finalist (acrylic titled Puberty)2013 Taranaki National Art Awards, Opunake, Taranaki2017 Rotorua Museum Art Awards Finalist (acrylic titled Float}2017 The Artist’s Magazine 35th Annual Art Competition, Cincinnati Ohio 3rd place “Apples 4 Apples”
2020 Calendar Competition , Northland Society of Arts, Winner
Art Judge2007 Waihi Art Festival, painting judge
Art Instruction -2010 ArtBuzz , Harrisons Gallery Tauranga2010 Katikati at artist’s studio
Included in Collections of –Tauranga City Council – “The Last Straw”NZ Consulate, Vancouver, Canada “Wall to Wall Art” (gifted)I’m a paragraph.