First Prize and Purchase

"Inspired by Tea, A Loose Interpretation IV

Celestrial Seasonings Permanent Collection

AWARDS

Best in Show and First Prize in Metals

Coconut Grove Arts Festival

National Museum of Ireland Collection

​Designer/Metalsmith/Sculptor

Award of Excellence- Reserve

​First Prize - Precious Metals

RDS National Craft Exhibition, Ireland

​Private Collection

2021

Governor's Arts Award, Blackfoot Pathways:Sculpture in the Wild, Montana


2020

​Creative Ireland Bursary for Saint Manchan's Shine publication


2019

Historic Preservation Award,

Artistic Re purpose of Historic Delaney Sawmill TeePee Burner

Lewis and Clark County, Montana


2015   

First Prize, Blacksmithing, RDS National Craft Exhibition, Ireland

2014   

First Prize, Blacksmithing, RDS National Craft Exhibition, Ireland

2010 

National Endowment for the Arts (USA) Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle
Travel Bursary, Culture Ireland, Ireland

2009 

Allianz Business to Arts Award, Sculpture in the Parklands, Ireland
First Prize, Precious Metals, RDS National Craft Exhibition, Ireland
Exhibition Bursary, Culture Ireland, Ireland

2008   

UCD Public Art Commission, Ireland

Artist-in-Residence, World Archaeology Conference

2007 

Top 100 Irish Americans, Irish America Magazine, USA.
Irish Crafts Council Research Bursary Award, Ireland
Travel Award, The Arts Council, Ireland
Best Sculpture/Public Art, LAMA Awards
, Ireland

2005
First Prize, Precious Metals, RDS National Craft Exhibition, Ireland
First Prize, Alternative Metals, RDS National Craft Exhibition, Ireland
Second Prize, Company of Goldsmiths Award
, RDS Exhibition, Ireland

2004
Best of Irish Exhibitors, Philadelphia Craft Show, U.S.A.
Exhibition Bursary, Cultural Relations Committee, Ireland

2003
Allianz Business2Arts Award, Lough Boora Sculpture Symposium, Ireland

2002
Award of Merit, Boca Raton Museum Arts Festival, Florida, U.S.A.
Award of Merit, Gasparilla Arts Festival, Florida, U.S.A.
First Prize, Company of Goldsmiths of Dublin Award, RDS, Ireland

2001
First Prize, Coconut Grove Arts Festival, Florida, U.S.A
First Prize, Precious Metals, RDS National Craft Exhibition, Ireland
Award of Excellence- Reserve, RDS National Craft Exhibition, Ireland
Most Innovative Design, National Crafts Fair, Ireland
Award of Merit, Boca Raton Museum Arts Festival, Florida, U.S.A.
Friends of the Arts Award, Gasparilla Arts Festival, Florida, U.S.A
Irish Decorative Art Award, Artshapes.com

2000
Purchase Award, Euro-Fire in the Land of Liege, Belgium


1999
First Prize, “Inspired by Tea, A Loose Interpretation IV”, Colorado, U.S.A.
Exhibition Bursary, Cultural Relations Committee, Dept. of Foreign Affairs, Ireland