Awards and Honors

2007

First Award-Sculpture
Heard Museum, Phoenix, AZ

2006

Gold Medal
Cowboy Artist of America Show & Exhibition, Phoenix, AZ

Prix De West Award
National Cowboy Hall of Fame, Oklahoma City, OK

Gold Medal Sculpture
Autry Museum of Western Heritage, Los Angeles, CA

Best in Classification-Sculpture
Heard Museum, Phoenix, AZ

2005

Best in Division-Sculpture
Santa Fe Indian Market, Santa Fe, NM


2004

Best of Classification- Sculpture
Santa Fe Indian Market, Santa Fe, NM

Silver Medal
Cowboy Artist of America Show & Exhibition, Phoenix, AZ

Navajo Code Talker Monument, Window Rock, AZ
Navajo Code Talker Memorial Foundation, Phoenix, AZ

2003

Lewis & Clark Bicentennial Monument
Washington County Historical Society, Fort Calhoun, NB

Gold Medal
Cowboy Artist of America Show & Exhibition, Phoenix, AZ

2002

Gold Medal- Kieckhetfer Award For Best Of Show
Cowboy Artist of America Show & Exhibition, Phoenix, AZ

Best of Division Award
Santa Fe Indian Market, Santa Fe, NM

2001

Best of Division Award
Santa Fe Indian Market, Santa Fe, NM

Silver Medal Sculpture
Cowboy Artist of America Show & Exhibition, Phoenix Art Museum

2000

Gold Medal Sculpture
Autry Museum of Western Heritage, Los Angeles, CA

New Mexico Governors Award For Excellence in the Arts
Santa Fe, NM

1999

Silver Medal Sculpture
Cowboy Artist of America Show & Exhibition, Phoenix Art Museum

Gold Medal Sculpture
Autry Museum of Western Heritage, Los Angeles, CA

Gilcrease Rendeveous Retrospective
Oreland C. Joe & William Acheff
Gilcrease Museum, Tulsa, OK

1997

Gold Medal Sculpture
Cowboy Artist of America Show & Exhibition, Phoenix Art Museum

1996

William F. Weiss Purchase Award
Buffalo Bill Historical Center, Cody, WY

1992

Museum Purchase Award
Governor's Invitational Western Art Show, Cheyenne, WY