Selected Awards and Citations

1953 1st Prize, Oil Painting, Twin City Show
1954 2nd Prize, Oil Painting, Minnesota State Show
1957 Clark Memorial Prize, Oil Painting, Chicago Artists and Vicinity Show
  Most Popular Painting Prize, Chicago Arts and Vicinity Show
1958 Municipal Art Award, Chicago Artists and Vicinity Show
  Hamilton & Graham Cash Prize, Ball State Teacher's Show, Muncie, Indiana
1961 Gold Medal, Salon d'Art Moderne, Paris, France
1976 AAU, Award of Merit, Outstanding Sports Artist
  Honorary Doctor of Letters Degree, Franklin Pierce College, New Hampshire
1977 Gold Plate Award, American Academy of Achievement
1980 Honorary Doctor of Arts Degree, St. John's University, New York
1985 Gold Medal Award, St. John's University, New York
1986 Lifetime Achievement Award, Mucular Dystrophy Association
1997 Honorary Doctor of Arts Degree, Hofstra University, New York 1998
1998 Honorary Doctor of Arts Degree, St. Francis College, New York
1999 Honorary Doctor of Arts Degree, St. Bonaventure University, New York
Inducted into Las vegas Hall of Fame
2000 Receives Lifetime Achievement Award for contributions to golf and sport art at the Art of Golf Festival, Pinehurst, North Carolina.
  Inducted into the New Jersey Boxing Hall of Fame.
2003 Recipient of the Victor Award, Las Vegas, Nevada.
2004 Recipient of Ellis Island Medal of Honor.
2006 Honorary Doctor of Arts, School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
  Paul Newman Award Recipient for Services to the Arts and Children
  The Sport Artist of the Year award presented by ASAMA
  Named official artist of the Ryder Cup to be held in Louisville

Listed in Art Collector's Almanac, Who's Who in the East, Who's Who in American Art, Who's Who in America, Who's Who in the World.

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