Arts and Letters Awards in Art, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY.

Panelist: "Public Art: A New Vanguard." Panel Discussion with Elaine Cameron-Weir, Kendal Henry, Olalekan Jeyifous and Josiah McElheny, moderated by Brooke Kamin Rapaport. The Art Show, New York, NY.


Humanitarian Coalition Member for USA for United Nations Commissionor for Refugees (UNHCR). 2019 - present.

Madison Square Park Conservancy Art Committee. New York, NY. 2019 - present

Artist Advisory Board Member for Institute of Contemporary Art, Virginia Commonwealth University. Richmond, VA. 2012-present.

Kent State University CotA (College of the Arts) Advisory Board Member. Kent, OH. 2016 – present

New York Foundation of the Arts Artist Advisory Committee Member. New York, NY. 2016-2019


Brooklyn Academy of Music Honorary Artist Chair for the 14th Annual BAM Art Auction, Brooklyn, NY

Bunny and Charles Burston Distinguished Visiting Lecture Series, Tarble Arts Center and Washington University, IL

Keynote Speaker: Ohio Art Education Conference for Professional Development Conference. Sandusky, OH

Panelist: Reflections on Giacometti: In Conversation with Diana Al-Hadid, Huma Bhaba, Charles Ray, moderated by Michael Brenson. Solomon R.Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY

Panelist: Madison Square Park Symposium: Removing Public Art. School of Visual Arts Theatre, New York, NY

Lecture: Conversations With The Artists: Diana Al-Hadid. The Phillips Collection, Washington D.C.


Panelist: Discussion with Huma Bhabha, Leila Heller, moderated by Sarah Thornton. Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass Village, CO,

Panelist: Curating Public Art. College Art Association, New York, NY


7th Annual Women in Arts Art Basel Magazine Honoree

Keynote Speaker: 26th International Sculpture Conference. Sculpture in Context: Tradition and Innovation. Pittsburgh, PA

Residency: Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH

Residency: Hermitage Artist Retreat, Englewood, FL

Jameel Sculpture Commission Finalist, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK

Residency: Flying Horse Press, nominated by Sarah Suzuki, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL


Virginia Commonwealth University, Qatar, Commencement Address


Kent State University, Distinguished Honors Alumni, Kent, OH

Residency: Siena Art Institute, Siena, Italy

Residency: Flying Horse Press, nominated by Sarah Suzuki, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL


Panelist: Savannah College of Art and Design. Discussion with Ursula von Rydingsvard and Leonardo Drew. Savannah, GA

Video series: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY Artist on Artworks


Joan Mitchell Foundation, Grant for Painters & Sculptors


Nucci Award, University of Southern Florida Graphicstudio, Tampa, FL

Nimoy Foundation Award to support artist residency at USF Institute for Research in Art


Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Grant

United States Artists Rockefeller Fellow

New York Foundation for the Arts Fellow in Sculpture, New York


Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, New York

Residency at Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME


Residency at Artist-in-the-Marketplace Program, Bronx Museum, Bronx, NY

Residency with Full Fellowship, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, NY 2005 Residency at Sculpture Space, Utica, NY