2002
-Awarded Judge McCormick Prize for achievement in the visual arts for projects including a public mural at Heinz Field (home of the Pittsburgh Steelers).

-Awarded summer studio residency at Frank Lloyd Wright’s masterpiece Fallingwater

2008
- Mobile Sports Unit design for a community in Brazil was selected from an international field by a renowned jury of designers and humanitarian advocates to win first prize in Architecture for Humanity's Sportables Design Challenge.

Publications:
Architecture for Humanity
Google Sketchup Blog

2009
-Named first prize winner by Dwell Magazine in their Innovate It! industrial design challenge for developing an item known as ëfuso which eliminates the problem of ring stains left by coffee mugs.

Publications:
Dwell Magazine
Fast Company
Star News

2010
-Honored by Cameron Art Museum in Wilmington, NC, with an exhibition including an architectural folly sculpture entitled Switchtower4022
on the museum grounds.

Publications:
NC Art Blog
Lumina News

2011
-Featured in Projekte Project's exhibition titled "Art & Advocacy." My installation MICROSCALE focused on works in design activism which promote tactical urbanism and directional scalability.

Publications:
Star News

2012
-Proposal titled "Span the Strip" exploring the conversion of underutilized strip malls into nodes of cross-neighborhood connection and tools in the promotion of walkability in outer urban and suburban areas is recognized in The University of Alberta's City-Region Studies Center and CURB Magazine's "Strip Appeal" ideas competition. The work is being displayed in a traveling exhibition which will visit sites throughout the US and Canada in 2012 and 2013. The project will also be included in a book titled "Strip Appeal: Reinventing the Strip Mall" Edited by Merle Patchett and Rob Shields, with a forward by Ellen Dunham Jones, published by the University of Alberta Press.

Publications:
Strip Appeal Website

Encore Magazine Interview

-Speculative sketch from series called "Fill-In City" investigating the future of overlooked urban space published in a book titled "Architectural Inventions: Visionary Drawings of Buildings" by Matt Bua & Max Goldfarb, published by Laurence King Publishers.

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2014

-Project completed with Kersting Architecture titled "On Water", designed by Toby R Keeton and Michael Ross Kersting, awarded 2014 George Matsumoto Prize, First Prize in the People's Choice category. The prize is given out each year in a statewide competition recognizing the best built examples of contemporary residential design in NC. Project also received national publication.

Publications:
Star News
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