1977 Alfred George East Scholarship
1981 Study Grant to the UK, Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council of New Zealand, Study.
1983 Finalist NZ Children’s Book Awards for ‘The Terrible Taniwha of Timber Ditch’
1984 Runner up for ‘The Terrible Taniwha of Timber Ditch’. NOMA CONCOURS International Book Awards, Sponsored by the Asian Cultural Centre for UNESCO
1989 High Commendation Best Design Book Awards, Leipzig Book Fair, East Germany, for ‘Its Raining Cats & Dogs’.
1989 High CommendationMunich Youth Council, West Germany, for ‘Who Killed Cockatoo?’
1990 High CommendationMunich Youth Council, West Germany, for ‘Aesop’s Fables’
1992 Certificate of Honour for Illustration, International Board on Books for Young People, Berlin, Germany, for Aesops Fables.
1999 Award for Teaching Excellence. Sydney Institute, TAFE.
1999 Teacher of the Year Award NSW Department of Education & Training.
2005 Selected for Blake Prize for Religious Art. . Sir Herman Black Gallery, Sydney University.
2006 Selected for Blake Prize for Religious Art. . National Art School Gallery.
2007 Selected for Wynne Prize for Australian landscape/ figurative sculpture,
Art Gallery of NSW.
2007 Selected for Fishers Ghost Art Award 07, Campbelltown Arts Centre.
2008 1st prize in Peoples Choice Award, Real Refuses’ Exhibition, TAP Gallery, April.
2009 Selected for Fishers Ghost Art Award 09 , Campbelltown Arts Centre.
2010 Selected for Wynne Prize , for Australian landscape/ figurative sculpture, April/May, Art Gallery of NSW.
2012 Selected for Alice Prize, Araluen Arts Centre, Alice Springs, May-June.