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Honors and Awards

2013 – Grand Canyon Artists in Residence.
2012 – 3D Award of Excellence – Naperville Woman’s Club 53rd Juried Fine Art Fair
2011 – Highland Park Hospital Purchase Award – American Craft Exposition
2011 – Best of Show – Naperville Woman’s Club 52nd Juried Fine Art Fair
1997 – Best of Show – Durango, Co. Art Festival
1997 – First Place in Sculpture – Sedona Az. Art Festival
1997 – Best of Show – Crested Butte Festival of the Arts
1997 – First Place in Sculpture – Durango Art Festival
1996 – Best of Show – Sedona Art Festival
1996 – Director’s Choice Award – Southwest Art Festival
1995 – First Place in Sculpture – Sedona Art Festival
1994 – First Place in Sculpture – Jackson Hole, Wyoming Art Festival
1992 – First Place in Sculpture – La Quinta CA Art Festival
1991 – Best of Show – Aspen Art Festival
1985 – 2nd Place in Sculpture – Denver Museum Art Show
1984 – First Place in Sculpture – Oklahoma Festival of Art
1983 – Honorable Mention in Sculpture – Oklahoma Festival of Art
1981 – First Place, Sculpture – Beverly Hills Art Festival
1980 – Best of Show – Beverly Hills Art Festival
1977 – First Place, Sculpture – Marina Del Rey Art Festival

Galleries

2013 – Present: True North Gallery – South Hamilton, MA
2011 – Present: RavenHeart Gallery – Aspen, CO
2010 – 2012: El Dorado Gallery – Sedona, Arizona.
2009 – 2011: El Prado Gallery – Sedona, Arizona.
2009 – 2011: Enchantment Resort. Mii Amo Spa Store – Sedona, Arizona.
2009 – 2010: The Edge Gallery – Santa Fe, New Mexico.
1995 – 2001: American Gem Trade Association.
1995 – 1997: XZentreks Gallery – Santa Fe, New Mexico.
1986 – 1995: The Lanning Gallery – Sedona, Arizona.
1992 – 1994: The Jayne Gallery – Kansas City, Missouri.
1992 – 1992: Tiffany’s – Costa Mesa and Beverly Hills, Ca.
1978 – 1984: Von Grabil Gallery – Scottsdale, Arizona.
1984 – 1986: El Prado Gallery – Sedona, Arizona.
1977 – 1978: Main Street Gallery – La Jolla, California.
1976 – 1980: The Coast Gallery – Big Sur, California.

Selected Group and Solo Exhibitions

American Craft Council – Atlanta, GA
American Craft Exposition – Evanston, IL
American Gem Trade Association – Tucson, AZ
Art Expo – Scottsdale, AZ
Arts at Teton Village – Teton Village, CO
Aspen Art Festival – Aspen, CO
Beaver Creek Festival of the Arts – Beaver Creek, CO
Boulder Festival of the Arts – Boulder, CO
Carbondale Mountain Festival – Carbondale, CO
Carefree Art and Wine Festival – Carefree, AZ
Castle Rock Festival of the Arts – Castle Rock, CO
Cave Creek Art Festival – Cave Creek, AZ
Contemporary Art Festival – Pasadena, CA
Contemporary Art Festival – San Francisco, CA
Contemporary Craft Marketplace – Pasadena, CA
Contemporary Craft Show – Sand Diego, CA
Crafts at the Castle – Boston, MA
Crested Butte Festival of the Arts – Crested Butte, CO
Crozet Art Festival – Crozet, VA
Denver Museum Show – Denver, CO
Durango Festival of the Arts – Durango, CO
Edwards Fine Art and Wine Festival – Edwards, CO
Evergreen Art Festival – Evergreen, CO
Fine Art and Furnishings Show – Los Angeles, CA
Fine Art and Wine Festival – Marble Falls, TX
Fountain Hills Art and Wine Festival – Fountain Hills, AZ
Jackson Hole Festival of the Arts – Jackson Hole, WY
La Quinta Arts Festival – La Quinta, CA
Loveland Sculpture Invitational – Loveland, CO
Midland Art Affaire – Midland, TX
Naperville Festival of the Arts – Naperville, IL
New York Museum Art Show – New York, NY
Oklahoma City Festival of the Arts – Oklahoma City, OK
Old Town Art Festival – Chicago, IL
Palm Springs Art Festival – Palm Springs, CA
Paradise Valley Art Festival – Northampton, MA
Plaza Art Festival – Santa Fe, NM
River Walk Fine Art and Wine Festival – Avon, CO
Santa Barbara Festival of the Arts – Santa Barbara, CA
Scottsdale Art and Wine Festival – Scottsdale, AZ
Sedona Art Festival – Sedona, AZ
Snowmass Art Festival – Snowmass, CO
Southwest Arts and Crafts Show – Albuquerque, NM
The Woodlands Art Festival – The Woodlands, TX
Tucson Gem and Mineral Show – Tucson, AZ
Uptown Art Festival – Minneapolis, MN
Vail Valley Festival of the Arts – Vail, CO
Woodside Art Festival – Woodside, CA

Media 

“Winter Wonderland: Artisan Gifts Inspired by Arctic Wildlife” – Organic Spa Magazine; Nov 2013
“The Art of Alabaster Carving” – Sedona Red Rocking News; Nov 2011
“Paul Hawkins and Susan Zalkind” Jewelry Artist; Jul 2011, Vol. 65 Issue 3, p80
“Naperville Fine Art Fair Announces Winners” – Daily Herald; June 2011
“Oh, Doodleysquat!” – ArtFestival.com; August 2010
“Alabaster Carving in Camp Verde with the Desert Botanical Garden” – Haute Living; Jun 2010
“Divine Illumination” – Ezine9; April 2009
“Alabaster Carvers mix Ridiculous, Sublime” – Verde Bugle; Dec 2008
“Don’t Fence Me In” – Sedona Magazine
“Alabaster Love Affair Has Lasted 30 Years” – Cottonwood Journal; Nov 10 2004
“A Rose and a Doodleysquat” – Rockhounds; Feb 2004
“Mayer Students Learn Rock Art” – Big Bug News; March 12 2003
“Intricate Carvings” – Gem World; Feb 2003
“Carving Project Teaches Art and Good Decision Making” – Daily Courier; Feb 18 2003
“Gem Notes” – JCK Magazine; April 2000
“The Strange and Wondrous World of Alabaster” – Lapidary Journal