Design & Art Awards
A certificate of recommendation I received from the Beverly Hills City Council in 2011, after I exhibited at the Beverly Hills Affaire in the Garden Art Show. This certificate was given to me for my dedication and commitment to the arts.
I won this Addy award in 2013 for this Ad which is an Anti Genocide Ad.
I won this award for my painting "Hollywood Walk of Fame" from National Plein Air Salon Competition for "Best Artist Under 30" category in a bi-monthly competition from the period of December 2014 to January 2015. In August 2015, this painting was chosen to be featured for one month as a painting of the month on a facebook art group, "Portrait and Figure Artists" which at the time had over 7000 artist members. In February 2016 I won a Silver Addy award for this piece in the category of illustration. I got this trophy you see above for it as well. In September 2016, I got a "Special Recognition" award for Open Art Competition from www.lightspacetime.com gallery. In November 2016 I won both first and second place in a juried Artist of the Month competition on www.artistofthemonth.net. I won Artist of the Month for my piece: Hollywood Walk of Fame. I won the second place Runner Up for my painting: NEVER AGAIN.
I won this Addy award in 2015 for this Ad which is for Peet's Zen Coffee.
I won this Addy award in 2015 for this logo which is for a high class liquor store company BEVMO.
I won this Addy award in 2015 for this logo which is for an actress and comedian Tina Fey. I used Saturday Night Live colors because Tina Fey used to be a part of that show.
I won this Addy award in 2016 for this National Geographic Editorial campaign.
I won this Addy award in 2016 for this Food Packaging line which I created from scratch, including the logo.
I won this Addy award in 2016 for this Nat Geo Wild Poster that focuses on a series about tigers which are an endangered species.
I won this Addy award in 2016 for this digitally enhanced photograph.
I won this award for my painting "Teenager" from National Plein Air Salon Competition for "Best Artist Under 30" category in a bi-monthly competition from the period of June 2016 to July 2016.
For my illustration/painting "NEVER AGAIN", that has to do with the Holocaust I won several awards. I got fav15% from BoldBrush Competition during the month of August. This was one of the favorite 15% paintings picked out by the jury. It also made finalists into a contest of Odd Nerdrum's philosophy; An organization inspired by a world famous artist's philosophy on art, "World Wide Kitsch Contest" on facebook and on the World Wide Kitsch official website. Posted below are the likes/reactions and comments my work received. This painting also got a second place Runner Up during November's 2016 Artist of the Month Contest. The first place was another painting by me called, "Hollywood Walk of Fame". I won first place in an online gallery and contest: Colors of Humanity Art Gallery, LLC. "Black and White" 2017 Competition with this painting.
Associate of Science in Graphic Design, Honors Degree.
Bachelor of Science in Graphic Design, Honors Degree.
Associate of Science in Web Design & Interactive Media, Honors Degree.
My cumulative GPA total of 3.8 out of 4.0. This is my GPA score for all of my years in college and for all of the three design degrees that I have attained.