Community Support

Awards and Grants

2019. Knight Arts Champion. Award recipient Marie Vickles. Little Haiti, FL

2019 & 2018. Ellie Creator Award Winner, Oolite Arts, Miami Beach, FL

2017. Community Grant, Miami-Dade County Cultural Affairs. Miami, FL

2016. Wavemaker/Long Haul Grant. Cannonball Miami, Miami, FL

2015. Knight Arts Challenge Grant. John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Miami, FL

2013. Helen F. Salzberg Artist in Residency Fellowship. Jaffe Center for Book Arts. Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL

2001, 2004-2017. Artist Access Grants. Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs. Miami, FL

2015, 2014, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2007. Creative Capital Professional Development Program and Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs. Miami, FL

2009. Surdna Art Teachers Fellowship. Surdna Foundation. New York, NY

2010. Finalist. Miami-Dade Art in Public Places. Doral Fire Training Complex. Miami, FL

2009. Surdna Art Teachers Fellowship. Surdna Foundation. New York, NY

2009. Best in Show, “Leila Thirteen Times,” BookEnds. Pyramid Atlantic Art Center, Silver Spring, MD

2008. Finalist, Site Specific Sculpture Proposal. AppalCART Art in Transit /Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Design and Art In Transit Project, Boone, North Carolina

2007. Artist Enhancement Grant. State of Florida, Division of Cultural Affairs. Tallahassee, FL

2006. Winner, Florida Artists Book Prize (Honorable Mentions 2003, 2008, 2010). Bienes Museum of the Modern Book, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

1992-1994. Full Tuition Remission. University of Miami, Department of Art and Art History. Coral Gables, FL

Artist Residencies

2018, 2013-2016, 2011, 2009. Artist in Residence. Anderson Center. Red Wing, MN

2013. Helen M. Salzberg Artist in Residence. Jaffe Center for Book Arts. FAU. Boca Raton, FL

2012. Artist in Residence. Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Gatlinburg, TN

2011. Artist in Residence. Montana Artist Refuge. Basin, MT

2010. Artist in Residence. Jentel Artist Residency. Banner, WY

2008. Artist in Residence. Ucross Foundation. Clearmont, WY

2007. Artist in Residence. Oregon College of Art and Craft. Portland, OR

2006. 3 Month Juried Artist’s Residency. ArtCenter South Florida. Miami Beach, FL

2006. Artist in Residence. Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. Porter, IN

2004. Artist in Residence. Glen Arbor Art Association. Glen Arbor, MI