2014 United States Artists Fellowship, James Baldwin Fellow / 2013 National Conference of Artists (NCA) Life Time Achievement Award, Artist in Residence, RedLine Milwaukee, “Roll With It, Brass Bands in the streets of New Orleans”, Duke University Press / 2012 Sculpture Commission, Jimmy Club Sculpture Garden, St. Ann, Louisiana / 2011 Artist in Residence, New Orleans Center for Creative Arts (NOCCA) / 2009 Artist in Residence, École supérieure des beaux-arts de Nantes, France / 2008 The Benjamin Altman Prize, National Academy of Design / 2006 The Pollock Krasner Foundation Award, The Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant / 2005 Cue Art Foundation Fellowship / 2004 The Governor’s Award, State of Louisiana Artist in Residence, Tamarind Institute, Albuquerque, NM / 1997 Commission, Spoffard Juvenile Detention Center, Brooklyn, NY / 1996 Louisiana Division of the Arts Artist Fellowship NYC Metropolitan Transit Authority, Arts for Transit, (135th St/Lenox Ave ) Commission, Philadelphia International Airport, Terminal A (Murals) / 1995 Municipal Collaborative Project for Downtown Winston-Salem / 1994 Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture / 1993 John Guggenheim Fellowship (sculpture) / 1989-90 New York State Council on the Arts National Endowment for the Arts Visual Art Fellowship / 1987 New York Foundation for the Arts Artists Fellowship Award / 1985-86 Brandywine Workshop Visiting Artist Fellowship / 1984-85 and 1989-90 National Endowment for the Arts Visual Artist Fellowship Grant / 1983 and 1988 Commission, Public Art Fund, Inc., New York, NY / 1980-81 Artist in Residence, Henry Street Settlement, New York / 1977-78 Artist in Residence, The Studio Museum in Harlem, NY / 1976 St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Baltimore, MD, (Sculpture)

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