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All Glory Be to Christ

2023 The Miracle of Portrait

Best Portrait Award

-"Praying About Everything" received Best Portrait Award for the 2023 The Miracle of Portrait contest held by The Portrait Society of Canada.

2023 IFAM Global Art Competition

Excellence Award

-"Lie Detector" received Excellence Award for the 2023 Malaysia International Online Art Competition "Figures/Faces" category held by IFAM Global.

Aquarelle Pyrénéene

Albi 2023 Watercolor Contest, France

Mar. 30,  Aug 2-15 

1st Prize

-"Praying About Everything" was awarded for 1st Place in the Albi 2023 Watercolour Contest held by Aquarelle Pyrénéene. It will be exhibited in France from Aug 2 to Aug 15, 2023.

The Power of Colours

January 2023

1st Place Award

"Sunkissed" received the 1st Place Award in "The Power of Colours" international contest exhibition held by IWS Turkey, IWS Ay Art Gallery and IWS GlobArtNFT.

Grey Cube Gallery

Jan 2023

2nd Place Award

-"Repentance" received the Second Place Award in the Portrait Art Exhibition Contest held by Grey Cube Gallery.

Portrait Society of Canada
Dec. 2022

Certificate of Excellence

-"Lie Detector"

Awarded Certificate of Excellence in the Miracle of the Portrait 2022 held by  Portrait Society of Canada.

Art Show Gallery

Oct. 2022

Talent Prize Award


Talent Prize Award from the 5th Portrait International Juried Art Competition Oct 2022. There were hundreds of portrait painters of all mediums from 39 countries participating.

IWS Indonesia International Watercolour Competition & Exhibition 2022

Sept. 11, 2022

2nd Place Award

-"Mastery" was award for the 2nd Place in the competition. Exhibition will be held in Indonesia in November and December 2022.

"A Peaceful World" Art Pyrenneene
July 2022

Top 20 Award

-"Rejoice" was awarded Top 20. Artwork to be exhibited in France and Vietnam in October and November respectively.

Art Room Gallery

July 2022

Merit Award

Received Merit Award  for the Grey Art Competition.

Zeitgeist 2022 International Federation of Watercolor Painters

June 2022

2nd Runner Up

-"Let Bygones Be Bygones" received the 2nd Runner Up Award in the Zeitgeist 2022 International Watercolor Joint Exhibition held by International Federation of Watercolour Painters in China.(3000+ entries)

IWS Iran

Watercolor Without Borders

June 2022

2nd Place

-"Repentance" received 2nd Place Award for the Watercolour Without Borders Contest held by IWS Iran. This painting will be displayed in the festival to be held in Istanbul, Turkey on August 25, 2022.

IFAM Global
June, 2022

Merit Award

-"Untold Past" received Merit Award for the 2022 Malaysia International Online Art Competition "Figures/Faces" category. There were 1252 paintings from 55 countries participating.

International watercolour contest held by IWS Azerbaizan.

April 2022

1st Place

-"The Candle of Hope" was awarded 1st Place of the International Online Art Competition "Love & Peace" held by IWS Azerbaijan as a joint spiritual and small material support to the Ukrainian people.

7th International Watercolour Contest Izmir Turkey

Honourable Mention Award

-"The Warmth of Izmir" will be exhibited in Izmir Turkey in May 2022.

-This painting will be bestowed in the Watercolour and Future Art Museum of the Cultural Centre of Izmir Turkey.

Exposition D' Aquarelles France & Pologne Mar-Apr 2022

Global Top Ten Excellence Award

-Painting "Untold Past" has on the Global Top 20 Excellence Award". The contest was initially pulled together from 2350 entries from 72 countries.

Portrait Society of Canada
December 2021

People's Choice Award

-Painting "Moment of Realization" won the People Choice's Award in the annual competition, The Miracle of Portraits, held by the Portrait Society of Canada.

The Portrait Society of Canada
Dec. 20, 2020

Certificate of Excellence

-"From Scar To Smile", watercolour painting was awarded for a Certificate of Excellence in the 2020 annual portrait competition held by The Portrait Society of Canada.

IWS North American Watercolor Contest

November 2021

2nd Place Award

-Painting "Untold Past" won the 2nd Place in the first North American Watercolor Contest held by IWS Canada, IWS USA, and IWS Mexico.

Grey Cube Gallery
September 2021

Merit Award

Both entries received Merit Award for the annual Artist Choice Online Contest and Exhibition:
-Aging Like Fine Wine

ArtAscent Art & Literature

October 2021

Gold Artist Award

Awarded "Gold Artist" in the International Art Competition, Connection, held by ArtAscent Art & Literature issue V.51. The three paintings were:

-I Look To You

-Untold Past

-Feeling Felt

June 2021

April - May 2021


Juried, Group

-Four paintings will be featured in the 20th Anniversary of The Portrait Society of Canada Exhibition June 1- Aug 30, 2021. Showcased paintings:

 . I Once Was

 . Cool Air, Warm Thoughts

 . Aging Like Fine Wine

-Selected as a featured artist on the IWS Canada quarterly magazine 2021 with Front Cover, Bio, and discussion on the evolution and techniques of my art. Showcased paintings:

 . Calm and Cool

 . The Mind of an Inventor

 . From Scar To Smile

 . Moment of Realization

- Became a VIP Artist at Sara Art Gallery, Moscow Russia.

 -Portrait watercolour painting demo for DWA (Dynasty Watercolour Association) on June 16.

-"Feeling Blessed", Honourable Award, will be exhibited in the International Pyrenees Watercolor Exhibition at SAIP Studio, France May 20-30, 2021.

-"Feeling Blessed" will be exhibited in the Indonesia International Watercolor 2021 Online Exhibition, April 15, 2021.

-"Calm and Cool" will be exhibited in the 1st international watercolour contest held by IWS Singapore.

-"Aging Like Fine Wine" will be exhibited in the JIWI Japan International Watercolour Institute's Spring 2021 online exhibition from 4/29 to 5/2.

Grey Cube Gallery

Mar. 2021

Merit Award

"Looking For An Answer", watercolour painting was awarded for a Certificate of Merit in the 2021 Online Portrait Contest and Show.

ArtAscent Art & Literature v47 issue
Feb. 2021

Distinguished Artist

-Award "Distinguished Artist".

-All three entries were featured:

  • Calm, Cool and Collected

  • Counting My Blessings

  • I May Not See You, But I See The World. (displayed as the back cover).

Watercolorium Moscow
Jan 28-Feb 7, 2021

Awarded 1st Place

-"Reasons For Hope", watercolour painting won the 1st prize in the Portrait Category of the Watercolorium Contest in Moscow Russia.

Arte, per talento e er diletto,
Oct. 11, 2020

Special Feature

-12 of my paintings were featured. 
-Interview of me by Davide Panichi was also published.

IWS Cangas De Onis Spain
Oct. 4, 2020

Honourable Mention Award

"From Scar To Smile" was awarded for Honourable Mention in the International Watercolour Society Cangas De Onis in Spain.

Japan International Watercolour Institute, 
Oct. 2020

Juried, Group

"Maternal Love" was juried into the International Exhibition of Excellent Painting organized by JWI.

EMQ Émergence Magazine Québec,
Aug. 2020

Special Feature

Eight of my paintings were featured under Watercolour Painting category in the August issue of EMQ magazine in Quebec, Canada.

IWS Firca Galeri
Jun. 2020


"The Mind of an Inventor" was selected to be exhibited in IWS Firca Art Gallery, Turkey.

The Portrait Society of Canada
Dec. 20, 2019

Certificate of Excellence

"Captain Salt" was awarded for a Certificate of Excellence in the 2019 annual portrait competition held by by The Portrait Society of Canada.

The Portrait Society of Canada, 
Jun-Aug 2019

Member Show

-Four of my paintings were featured in the annual online portrait exhibition held by The Portrait Society of Canada.

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