Award of Merit and Purchase Prize, Greater Michigan Art Exhibition, Midland Center for the Arts, Joan Yellin Horvitz Award, Focus Fiber, Beck Center for the Arts, Cleveland, OH, Best of Show, Toledo Area Artists Exhibition, Toledo Museum, Jurors Award, Art on Paper, Gallery on the Circle, Annapolis, MD, Exceptional Merit Award, Ella Sharp Museum, Second Prize, Celebrate Michigan, Paint Creek Center for the Arts. Grant award from The Lilley Foundation, and two time Michigan Council for the Arts Creative Artists Grant recipient.
Exhibitions: Upcoming: Muskegon Community College, Saginaw Valley State University.
One Person Exhibits: Detroit Institute Of Art, Detroit, MI, Flatlanders Art Gallery, Blissfield, MI, Wraith Visions, Alma College, Alma, MI, Ann Arbor Art Center, MI, Albion College, Albion, MI , Marygrove College, Detroit, MI , Siena Heights College, Adrian, MI, Gallery 7, Detroit, MI
Two Person Exhibits: Pi Benio/John Leyland, Paint Creek Center for the Arts, Rochester, MI, Benio and Birkhill, Michigan Hot Glass Workshop, Luminance: Unnatural Challenges, Fernwood Gardens, Niles, MI, Off Limits/On Site, Ceres Gallery, NY, NY, Pi Benin/Anne McCauley, Michigan Guild Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI, Flight and Friction, The Art Center, Mt Clemens, MI, Pi Benio/Joan Gallup, Union Gallery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Group Exhibits (Abridged) : Toledo Area Artists, Toyohashi City Museum, Japan, Contemporary Michigan Sculpture, Birmingham-Bloomfield Art Center, MI, Michigan Ceramics Invitational, Saginaw Art Museum, MI, Focus on Fiber, University of Michigan, Women in White, Krasl Art Center, St Joseph, MI, Sculptural Memory, Lubeznik Center for the Arts, Michigan City, IN, Locale, Central Michigan University, Mt Pleasant, Paper in Particular 200, Colombia College, MO, Ritual, Detroit Artists Market, Paper/Fiber 22, Arts Iowa City, IA, The Practiced Hand, South Bend Regional Museum of Art, IN, Botanical Images, Lansing Art Gallery, MI, Myth America, Urban Institute for Contemporary Art, Grand Rapids, MI, Out of Solitude, Michigan Gallery, Detroit, MI, Artists and Sources, Art Center of Battle Creek, MI, Retrospectrum, Buckham Gallery, Flint, MI, Progressions, Pewabic Pottery, Detroit,, Two Off Two On the Wall, Detroit Focus Gallery, MI, Day of the Dead, Pontiac Art Center, MI, Clay 10 plus 10, Machine Shop Gallery, Cincinnati, OH, Michigan Art Competition, Holland Art Center, MI, Urbanology, Willis Gallery, Detroit, MI, In/On/Of Paper, Detroit Institute of Art, MI, Feminists Understanding Carnal Knowledge, Artcite, Windsor, Ontario, Canada, About Paper, Henry Ford Community College, Dearborn, MI, A Road Show, Artemisia Gallery, Chicago, IL, Michigan Biennial, Kresge Art Museum, Michigan State University, Lansing, MI, Beaux Arts Designer/Craftsman, Colombus Gallery of Fine Arts, Colombus, OH
Further Study: Anderson Ranch, Arrowmont, Haystack Mountain School, Parsons School of Design Workshop in Japan, Penland.
Residencies: Oxbow Professional Artist, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts Fellowship, Ragdale Foundation, Women’s Studio Workshop
Guest Lectures: Albion College, Artists Among Us: Saline District Library, Bradley University, Indiana State University, Marshall University, Michigan Handweavers Guild, Michigan Mud 2003, Sweet Briar College, University of Windsor, Wayne State University, Western Kentucky University