Awards & Workshops



Landscape Award of Merit, Arts for the Parks, 1995

Mike Maier Memorial  Award, Buffalo Bill Art Show & Sale, 2006
Artists' Choice Award, Buffalo Bill Art Show & Sale, 2007
Premier Platinum Award, Buffalo Bill Art Show & Sale, 2012
William E.Weiss Purchase Award, BBAS, 2012
Collectors' Choice Award, Colorado Governor's Invitational, 1999
Artists' Choice Award, CAA State Convention, 1991
Popular' Choice Award, CAA State Convention, 1991
Historical Society Special Award, Eagle Valley Arts Council's Invitational, 1987
Best of Show, Evergreen Artists Association, 1986
Best of Show, Evergreen Art Open, 2014
People Choice Award, Impressions of the Southwest, 1999

Best of Show, Night Walker, National Juried Art Exhibition, 1996
First Place, Fall Online Showcase, OPA, 2016
First Place, Summer Online Showcase, OPA, 2013

Presidents' Award of Excellence, OPA 2013 National
Award of Excellence - MastersSignature Division, OPA, Western Regional, 2017
Impressionist Award of Excellence - Master Signature Division, OPA  National 2018
Silver Medal - Master Signature Division, OPA Western Regional, 2018
Grand Price Purchase Award Mini, Paint the Parks, 2012
Juror's Choice, PBS Award, Representing the West, 2007

Second Place Award, PlainAir Magazine, 2012
Poster Artist, Rocky Mountains, PBS, 2003​

Artist Choice Award, Stampede Western Invitational, 2016
Best of Show, The Evergreen Naturalists Audubon Society, 1987
People Choice Award, Western Spirit Art Show & Sale, 1995 



Arvada High School, Arvada, CO '91 

Artists of America, Colorado History Museum, '93, '98 

Big Horn Gallery, Cody, WY '02 

Aurora Artists Guild, Aurora, CO '07 Balkanski Art Gallery, Evergreen, CO '88-'89 

Buffalo Bill Center of the West, Cody, WY '02 - '15 

Center for the Arts, Evergreen, CO '11 Cincinnati Museum Center, Cincinnati, OH '07 

C.M.Russell Action, Great Falls, MT '96 Colorado Art Guild, Denver, COCody Chamber of Commerce, Cody, WY '05 Columbine Art Gallerries, Santa Fe, NM '99 

Driscoll Gallery, Beaver Creek, CO '86 Meininger Art Supply,  Denver, CO '98

King-Murphy Elementary School, Evergreen, CO '11 

Knox Gallery, Denver, CO '07 

Loveland Art Academy, Loveland, CO '08 

Museum of Nebraska Art, Kearney, NE ''00, '02 

Nikolo Balkanski Studio, Lakewood, CO '90 - '16 

Paletteers Art Club, Northglenn,  CO '03 

Simpson Gallagher Gallery, Cody, WY '03,'07,'08 

Third Canyon Gallery, Denver, CO '94 Eugene Sternberg Studio, Evergreen, CO '84 - '90

Wheat Ridge Art League, Wheat Ridge, CO '02



Time and People, Town Youth Hall,  Lilyana Dimitrova, Sofia, Bulgaria, 1979 

Finland in Portraits, Nova Ariane Art Gallery, Helsinki, Finland, 1981 

Faces of Humanity, The October Gallery, London, 1983 

The International Student Days, Tampere, Finland, 1983 

Portraits and Landscapes, Sternberg Studio, Evergreen, Colorado, 1984

Paintings by Nikolo Balkanski, Hagelstam Gallery, Helsinki, Finland, 1984

Portraits and Landscapes, Sternberg Studio, Evergreen, Colorado, 1985 

Oils and Drawings, Sternberg Studio, Evergreen, Colorado, 1988 

New Selection of Paintings, Hiwan Gallery, Evergreen, Colorado, 1990 

Eye of the Impressionist, Sun Cities Art Museum, Sun City, Arizona, 1990 

The Rosalind Kress Haley Library Presents, Bedford, Texas and Colleyville, Texas, 1990 

Artists of the West featured Artist, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 1991 ​

Natural Metamorphosis, Hayden Hays Gallery, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 1992 

New Works, O'Brien's Art Emporium, Scottsdale, Arizona, 1993

Artists of  America,  Denver,  Colorado 1993  -  1998

New Works in Oil, Third Canyon Gallery, Denver, 1993

C. M. Russell Exhibition & Sale, Great Falls, Montana, 1995 - 2019

Two Man Show, Old West Museum, Cheyenne, Wyoming, 1995

Buffalo Bill Art Show & Sale, Center of the West, Cody, Wyoming, 1996 - 2015

New Works in Oil, Third Canyon Gallery, Denver, 1996 

Venetian  Passages, Saks Gallery, Denver, 1998

Great American Artists, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1995 - 2001

Waterfronts, Saks Gallery, Denver, 2001 

We Love Evergreen, Evergreen Fine Art, Colorado, 2008

Tree Visions of the West, The Brinton Museum, Big Horn, Wyoming, 2012

Western Visions, Museum of Wildlife, Jackson, Wyoming, 2014 - 2015

Featured Paintings


"Blue September -  Grand Mesa“ 

oil on canvas, 24"x 36"


Wild Horse Gallery

(970) 879 - 5515

Featured Paintings


"Elusive Visitor"

oil on canvas, 20"x 34"


Spirits in the Wind, Gallery

(303) 279 - 1192

Featured Paintings



oil on canvas, 24"x 48"


The Evergreen Gallery

(303) 674 - 4871