Awards & Honors

  • Best Arts Review, Society of Professional Journalists, San Diego Chapter, 2009
  • Best Arts and Entertainment Story, Society of Professional Journalists, San Diego Chapter, 2004
  • The Chemical Bank Award for Distinguished Newspaper Art Criticism, 1994
  • Inclusion in Who’s Who in America, 1993-present
  • Ring of Truth Award (for all Copley Newspapers), Best Arts or Entertainment Story, 1988
  • Ring of Truth Award, Best Arts or Entertainment Story, 1987
  • Ring of Truth Award, Best Story in a Section, 1986
  • Inclusion in Who’s Who in American Art, 1984-present
  • Anna Bing Prize, for outstanding essay produced in a graduate seminar, Department of English, University of Southern California, 1982
  • Outstanding Scholar Award, Graduate Program, Department of English, University of Southern California, 1980