October 1967 : In my very first art competition I won second place in the Calvoilcade Art Show in Port Arthur, Texas.
March 1969 Presented Jimmy Durante with the painting “Boat Sailing Under the Bridge”, which was hung in Mr Durante's living room.
May 11, 1995: Senate of the State of Texas: Recognizedfor Outstanding Proficiency in Artistry.
May 11.1995: Houston Historical Commission Honored in Ceremony at the Houston County Historical Commission for Receiving award presented by the Senate of the State of Texas News Release in CROCKETT for my Railroad Stations in Texas!
May 15, 2000: On my entry to the Sister Kenny International Art Show I won third place on my painting called “Apples on a Tile Table” .This painting was reproduced on the invitations to the International Art Show at Sister Kenny Rehabilitation Hospital in Minneapolis Minnesota.
March 2000 : Award winning painting displayed in Snyder Drug Store Calendar along with short biography of my accomplishments
April - May 2003:Sister Kenny Rehabilitation Institute International Art Show 3rd Place
April-May 2004: Sister Kenny Rehabilitation Institute International Art Show Honorable Mention.
April-May 2007 Sister Kenny Rehabilation Institute International Art Show Honorable Mention