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Awards & Grants

Awards include:

The National Endowment for the Arts
The Irvine Foundation Art Grant
March of Dimes Birth Defections Foundation
The California Council for the Arts
The Corporation for Public Broadcasting
California State Senate “Award for Excellence in Social and Artistic Collaboration”

Awards and Grants: 



– The California Council for the Arts through the Arts Council for Monterey County
“Mi Planeta:My Planet” Community Art Project 2010 – 2011
– The Arts Council for Monterey County for “ART is the NEXT PEACE: Connecting Communities”
Community Arts Project 2009 – 2011

– AT&T Pebble Beach Charities/Charitable Council for Monterey County Wellness for Children Project
(Director and Organizer) 2003 – 2005
– Independent Book Publishers Association Grant for Cultural Puppet Theater in Monterey – 2002
– Penn Partnership Award, for working in Service Learning with CSUMB on the Witnessing
Welfare book, & www.welfarequilt.com, a collaboration with EOP at Monterey Peninsula
College and CSUMB.
– Mitteldorf Trust Art Grant 2000 for Flora and the Laughing River Stress Reduction for
kids video – 2000 – 2001
– Monterey Cultural Council for the Arts – Patron of the Arts, Leadership Award – 1999
– California Wellness Foundation – Flora and the Laughing River – 1998 – 1999
– Arkay Foundation Art Grants – “Matriot” showings in Washington DC – 1997 & 1998
– Monterey County Arts Council & 18 County Libraries, Community Art Grant – 1997 & 1998
– Arkay Foundation – “Helping Children Heal” video Flora and The Laughing River – 1996 & 1997
– Thomala Foundation – video – Weaving A Vision: Two Artists for Social Change – 1995 -1996
– Monterey County Cultural Arts Commission – Arts Initiative – 1996
– The Margaret Sanger Award, Planned Parenthood (with Frances Payne Adler) – 1995
– Irvine Foundation Art Grant – (with Collaborator Frances Payne Adler) – l992-1993
– California Council for the Arts – funding for exhibit in Sacramento – 1994
– Santa Clara County Arts Commission Grant – l992
– Monterey Cultural Arts Commission Grant – l991
– Las Patronas Art Grant – l991
– March Of Dimes Educational Art Grant – l991
– Peer Panel “New Genre Arts” for Combined Arts and Education Council San Diego – l989
– California State Senate Award for “artistic excellence” & “social collaboration” – l988
– National Endowment for the Arts – l987
– Combined Arts and Education Council of San Diego Grant – l987
– Combined Arts and Education Council of San Diego Grant – l986
– City fest Award, San Diego artists’ street exhibit – l985
– lst Place, ” Children of San Diego” on child abuse – l985
– David Copley Personal grants for social issue exhibitions – 1984, 1987, and 1989
– Combined Arts and Education Council of San Diego and Copley Art Grant – l984
– Corporation for Public Broadcasting, National Women’s Training Grant for Art Director/Photographer
position at television station – l982 – l983
– Union/Tribune Newspaper photo award – l98l
– California Photojournalism Award & Nikon International Photo Award – l980

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