AWARDS/honors

2017

FRESH 2017 FINALIST
KlompChing Gallery


Selected Artist, New York Times Portfolio Reviews


2016

TOKYO INTERNATIONAL FOTO AWARDS 2016
Silver / Fine Art Portrait Category / "Holding On" Series


CRITICAL MASS FINALIST 2016
https://www.photolucida.org/critical-mass/


FOTOFILMIC 16
SPRING SHORTLIST
http://fotofilmic.com/fotofilmic16-spring



PENNSYLVANIA PARTNERS IN THE ARTS GRANT
"The Middle School Project"  / In partnership with Communities in Schools (CIS)
http://www.communitiesinschools.org/


2015

VISUAL ARTS FELLOW 2015
The Center for Emerging Visual Artists
Philadelphia, PA


2014

PENNSYLVANIA PARTNERS IN THE ARTS GRANT

CRITICAL MASS FINALIST 2014

VISUAL ARTIST FELLOW 2014
The Center for Emerging Visual Artists
Philadelphia, PA

 

2013

NOMINEE - PRIX PICTET 2013

TAYLOR WESSING PORTRAIT PRIZE  2013

DINNER DATE - THE PRINT CENTER CELEBRATES LYDIA PANAS
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

SOLO EXHIBITION AWARD
Joyce Elaine Grant Competition, Woman's Texas University,
Juror: Sarah Kennel, Associate Curator of Photography, National Gallery of Art
Washington, DC

SOLO EXHIBITION AWARD
87th Annual International Competition, The Print Center,
Juror: Irene Hoffman, Phillips Director and Chief Curator, SITE, Santa Fe

 

2012

TAYLOR WESSING PORTRAIT PRIZE 2012

TOP COFFEE TABLE BOOKS 2012, The Daily Beast 

TOP FIFTY, CRITICAL MASS, Photolucida2012

PHOTO DISTRICT NEWS ANNUAL 2012,  "BOOKS OF 2012"

PENNSYLVANIA PARTNERS IN THE ARTS GRANT

AMERICAN PHOTOGRAPHY 28

 

2011

BEST BOOKS NOMINATION, Photo Eye Magazine

     FINALIST, Critical Mass, Photolucida

PENNSYLVANIA PARTNERS IN THE ARTS GRANT

BEST OF SHOW and FIRST PLACE, Art of the State, State Museum of Pennsylvania,
Juror: Ricardo Viera, Zoellner Arts Center, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA

AMERICAN PHOTOGRAPHY 27

GOLD AWARD, The Gala Awards, Portraits and People

 

2010

NOMINATION, PDN Top Thirty

DISTINCTION, Art Aiud, Romania

HONORABLE MENTION, Family Contest, Santa Fe Photographic Workshops, NM

KAUNAS PHOTO STAR, Finalist, Lithuania

RUNNER UP, Third Quarter, Forward Thinking Museum

ARTS OVATION AWARD, Visual Arts, Allentown, PA

 

2009

PENNSYLVANIA PARTNERS IN THE ARTS GRANT

WINNER, Conscientious Portfolio Competition

FIRST PLACE, Portraiture - Family, PX3 Prix de la Photographie Paris

WINNER, London Calling Competition, Jurors: Vanessa DesClaux,Tom Morton, Francesco Manacorda

THIRD PLACE, Soho Photo, NY, NY, Juror: Susan Kismaric

NYPHA'09 NOMINEE, Fine Art Series, New York Photo Festival

SECOND PRIZE, Korean Cultural Center, Jurors: Alma Ruiz, Marc Pally

PUBLISHER'S CHOICE AWARD, First Place: Singular Image, CENTER, SF, Juror: Michael Mack, steidlMACK Books

 

2008

PENNSYLVANIA PARTNERS IN THE ARTS GRANT

JOHN ANSON KITTREDGE EDUCATIONAL GRANT AWARD

PUFFIN FOUNDATION LTD GRANT

HONORABLE MENTION, PRIX de la Photographie Paris

 

2007

TOP FIFTY, Critical Mass, Photolucida

HONORABLE MENTION, Silver Eye Center for Photography, FELLOWSHIP 2007, Juror: Katherine Ware

FIRST PLACE, TPS 16: THE NATIONAL COMPETITION, Texas Photographic Society, Juror: Michelle Dunn Marsh

CURATOR'S DISTINCTION, Houston Center for Photography, Annual Members Exhibition, Juror: Anne Wilkes Tucker

SOLO EXHIBITION AWARD, Goggleworks Center for the Arts, Juror: Dan Talley

 

2006

FINALIST, Critical Mass, Photolucida

HONORABLE MENTION, Photographic Center NW, RESONANCE, Juror: Paul Kopeikin

HONORABLE MENTION, Griffin Museum of Photography, 12th NATIONAL JURIED EXHIBITION, Juror: Bonni Benrubi

PENNSYLVANIA PARTNERS IN THE ARTS GRANT

 

2005

PENNSYLVANIA PARTNERS IN THE ARTS GRANT
 

2004

SOLO EXHIBITION AWARD, NEPA


2002

MERIT AWARD, Reading Public Museum


2000

HONORABLE MENTION, MAYFAIR NATIONAL JURIED EXHIBITION, Juror: John Stevenson

SPECIAL OPPORTUNITY STIPEND, PA Council on the Arts

 

1998

FIRST PLACE AWARD. MAYFAIR NATIONAL JURIED EXHIBITION, Juror: Jan Howard
 

1997

CURATORS CHOICE AWARD, MAYFAIR NATIONAL JURIED EXHIBITION, Juror: John Weiss