1975-77 M.F.A., Tyler School School of Art, Philadelphia,Pa.
1976 Earth,Air,Fire,Water Summer Workshop,Grass Valley,CA.
1971-75 B.F.A., Rhode Island School of Design,Providence, R.I.
1974 OxBow Summer School of Painting,Saugatuck,MI.
2019 Lighton International Artist Exchange Program Grant, Kansas City, MO
2018 Excellence In Teaching Award, National Council On the Education of the Ceramic Arts, Pittsburgh, PA
2018 Akron Soul Train Fellowship, Akron, OH
2017 McKnight Foundation Residency Fellowship, Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, MN
2009 Ohio Arts Council Fellowship ( Ceramics)
2004 Ohio Arts Council Fellowship (Prints and Drawings)
2003 1st NCECA International Exchange Program Award to China
1999 Ohio Arts Council Fellowship (Ceramics)
1994 Ohio Arts Council Fellowship(Ceramics)
1988-89 National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship (Ceramics)
1988 Ohio Arts Council Fellowship (Ceramics)
1987 Arts Midwest/ NEA Regional Fellowship (Ceramics)
1985 Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Fellowship (Ceramics)
1981 Scholarship Grant to the Anagama Workshop,Peters Valley Craft
Center,Layton,N.J., Mid-Atlantic States Arts Consortium
1981 Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Fellowship (Ceramics)
Kent State University, Univ. of Akron, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, OxBow, Univ. of Miami, Cleveland Institute of Art, Penland School of Crafts, Arrowmont School of Arts , Appalachian Center, Rhode Island School of Design, Ohio Univ., Slippery Rock Univ., Oregon College of Art & Craft,
Archie Bray Foundation, Northern Clay Center, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Shakerag Workshops, etc.