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Awards

BEST IN SHOWS:

1. Oregon 1990

2. California 1990

3. California 1991

4. International Taxidermists Competition 1993

5. International Taxidermists Competition 1993 (Peoples Choice Best of Show)

6. Montana 1997

7. Montana 1997 (Taxidermists' Choice Best of Show)

8. Montana 1998

9. Pennsylvania 1998

10. Pennsylvania 2004
(Breakthrough BIS)

11. Pennsylvania 2004
(Judge's Choice BIS)

MISCELLANEOUS MAJOR AWARDS:
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1. Most Creative Oregon 1990
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2. Best Non-game species California 1991
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3. NTA Award of Excellence 1992
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4. Jack Wilson Award International Taxidermists Competition 1993
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5. Award of Outstanding Contribution Montana 1996
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6. Best Waterfowl Pennsylvania 1998

7. Best Bird Pennsylvania 1998

8. Masters Certificate Waterfowl Pennsylvania 1998

9. Masters Certificate Birds Pennsylvania 1998
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10. N. American Champion of Birds National Taxidermy Competition 1999

11. N. American Champion of Upland Birds National Taxidermy Competition 1999
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12. Pennsylvania State Competition 2004

1. 6 1st place Masters
2. Best of Category Waterfowl Masters
3. Best of Category Birds Masters
4. Jack Wilson Award -- Best Bird Mount
5. Ducks Unlimted Award -- Best Waterfowl
6. Mayor's Award
7. 1st Place Competitors Award Masters
8. Breakthrough BEST IN SHOW
9. Judge's Choice BEST IN SHOW
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OTHER AWARDS:

1. First place (Blue Ribbons) 65 State, National and International Ribbons

2. Best Of Category 43 State, National and International awards


SHOWS JUDGED:

1. Oklahoma 1992 (Judge and Seminarian)

2. Arkansas 1992 (Judge and Seminarian)

3. Wisconsin 1994 (Judge and Seminarian

4. Montana 1994 (Judge and Seminarian)

5. National Taxidermy Competition 1994 (Judge and Seminarian)

6. National Taxidermy Competition 1995 (Judge and Seminarian)

7. Pennsylvania 1995 (Judge and Seminarian)

8. Pymatuning 1995 (Judge)

9. Pennsylvania 1996 (Judge and Seminarian)

10. Pymatuning 1996 (Judge)

11. Montana 1996 (Competition Chairman)

12. Wyoming 1999 Judge and Seminarian


PUBLICATIONS IN BREAKTHROUGH MAGAZINE:

1 Sharp-tailed grouse Issue 27, pp11-15

2. Small Wonders: Mounting Small birds, Issue 30 pp12-15

3. Mounting a great horned owl, Issue 33, pp8-13

4. IN-DEPTH-STUDY: Eiders, Issue 34, pp60-64

5. Rummans' Technique for Pheasant Heads, Issue 39, pp16-18

6. Black Beauties of Siberia, (Capercaillie), Issue 40, pp62-65

7. The Bird's Eye View (BT's and GHT's), Issue 40, pp86-87

8. Bird's Eye View, Greatness, Issue 43, p109

9. Bird's Eye View, Don Frank, Issue 45, p104

10. Drawing your Work, Issue 47, pp 40-45

11. Bird's Eye View, Issue 49, p119

12. Winging it, Issue 50, pp 26-30

13. Habitat's : Snow, Issue 53, pp16-20

14. The Birds of Billings, Issue 58, pp70-74


OTHER PUBLICATIONS:

1. Interview with ESPN 1994

2. The Magazine Antiques, October Issue, pp484-532 (Photos of birds mouted for The Old State House museum.


MEDIA / NOTABLE WORKS:

1. Featherwork for the movie "Paulie: A Parrots Tale", A Dreamworks production

2. Peacock Train for Toyota print ad

3. The Vulture for the Nissan Tv commercial

4. The Bald Eagle for the Jeep Liberty commercial

5. PPI (fabrication company) - Re-creation Pelican

6. PPI Museum project for Oregon

7. PPI Museum project for Montana

8. Old State House Museum, Exotic bird display

9. Recreation Flamingos for Tool of North America

10. Large Diorama for Maison De l'Oiseaux, Woignarue France

11. Wings for the Harry Potter movie trailer

12. Bird mounts for Cabela's

13. Birds mounts for Orvis




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