Awards, Fellowships, & Residencies

2011    Heritage Canada. $500,000 grant for construction of environmental art within "River Passage Park", Calgary, AB, Canada.

2010    National Endowment for the Arts. "NEA Mayors' Institute on City Design 25th Anniversary Initiative". Grant for design of environmental art for "Central Park", Madison, WI. 

2010    Environment Canada. "EcoAction Community Funding Program Grant". Grant for construction of environmental art within "River Passage Park", Calgary, AB, Canada.

2009    Americans for the Arts. "Year in Review", Award for an exemplary, innovative public artwork in 2008. "Origami Garden", Tempe, AZ. 

2009    Valley Forward. Award for environmental excellence in the greater Phoenix metropolitan area, "Tempe Transportation Center" (with "Origami Garden"), Tempe, AZ.

2008    Americans for the Arts. "Year in Review" Award for an exemplary, innovative public artwork created in 2007. "Terraced Cascade", Scottsdale, AZ.

2008    Valley Forward. Art in Public Places: Award of Merit, Award for projects exhibiting environmental excellence in the greater Phoenix metropolitan area, "Terraced Cascade", Scottsdale, AZ.

2007    "Art in America". Annual, Review of Public Art, "Dragonfly Pavilion and Garden", Seattle, WA.

2006    Seattle Design Commission. Design Excellence Award, "The Blue Ring: Seattle's Downtown Open Space Strategy".

2005    National Association of Counties. Achievement Award, "Theater of Regeneration: towards an aesthetic of layers, loops, & lenses", an environmental art plan for Broward County, Florida. 

2004    Environmental Design Research Association/Places. 2004 Place Planning Award for "Theater of Regeneration: towards an aesthetic of layers, loops, & lenses", an environmental art plan for Broward County, Florida. Published in fall 2004 issue of "Places, a Forum of Environmental Design".

2003    American Society of Landscape Architects.  National Honor Award for Planning. "The Blue Ring: Seattle's Downtown Open Space Strategy"

2001    American Society of Civil Engineers.  Honor Award.  "Longfellow Creek Habitat Improvement Project".

1997    Environmental Design Research Association/Places. 1997 Place Design Award for "Waterworks Gardens", an environmental art project for King County, Washington. "Waterworks Gardens" was published in "Places, a Forum of Environmental Design".

1997    American Society of Civil Engineers. 1997 Outstanding Local Achievement Award.  "Waterworks Gardens".

1997    Northwest Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies in Italy. 1997 Fellow. 

1996    Designed Landscape Forum, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA. 

1994    The MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH. Fellowship/Residency.

1989    Centrum Foundation, Port Townsend, WA. Fellowship/Residency.