2010  McKnight Foundation Ceramic Fellowship

2001  East Central Arts Council McKnight Foundation Fellowship

1999  Minnesota State Arts Board Fellowship

1997  McKnight Foundation Ceramic Fellowship

1996  Metropolitan State University Faculty Grant

East Central Arts Council McKnight Foundation Fellowship

1993  National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship

1992  East Central Arts Council McKnight Foundation Fellowship

1990  McKnight Foundation Visual Arts Fellowship

Minnesota State Arts Board Career Opportunity Grant

1988  Purchase Award, S. I. U. E. Clay National

1983  Purchase Award, Images ‘83

1979  Purchase Award, Southwest State University

1977  Parks Canada Grant  “Art in the Parks”

Honorable Mention, Banff Centre School of Fine Arts

1974  Eliza A. Drew Award for Ceramics, Hamline University