Joy Beckner Awards:


bronze canine sculpture by Joy Beckner

    2017
  • Purchase Award, Sweet Roll SS, AP2/2, Permanent Collection of Art on the Avenues, Wenatchee, WA.

    2016
  • First Place Sculpture, 41st Annual International Miniature Art Show, Miniature Art Society of Florida. Dunedin, FL.
  • First Place 3D, 2nd Annual at the Walker, The Maynard Walker Art Collection, Garnett, KS.
  • The Lindsey Morris Memorial Award, Allied Artists of America, 103rd Annual Exhibition, Salmagundi Club, NY, NY
  • The Alphaeus P. Cole Memorial Award. 108th Annual Thumb Box Exhibition and Sale, Salmagundi Club, NY, NY
  • Certificate of Merit. The 108th Annual Thumb-Box Exhibition & Sale, the Salmagundi Club, New York, NY.
  • The Martin Hannon Memorial Award, Salmagundi Club, NY, NY

    2015
  • Helen G. Oehler Memorial Award, The American Artists Professional League, 87th Grand National Exhibition 2015.

    2014
  • Marilyn Newmark Award, Allied Artist’s 100th Anniversary Exhibition, Salmagundi Club, NYC.
  • First Place, Sculpture. Miniature Painters, Sculptors & Gravers Society of Washington, D.C.

    2013
  • AWA Gold, Best in Show, 16th Annual Master Signature Artists Exhibit, American Women Artists, RS Hanna Gallery, Fredericksburg, TX.
  • Gold Medal of Honor, Best Sculpture in Show, 70th Annual Exhibition, The Audubon Artists, NYC.
  • First Prize, New Members’ Exhibition, Salmagundi Club, NYC.
  • Second Place Sculpture, 27th Annual National Juried Fine Arts Competition, 2013 Art Show at the Dog Show, Wichita, KS.
  • Honorable Mention, American Artists Professional League 85th Annual Exhibition, NYC.
  • Honorable Mention, Salmagundi Club, Summer Potpourri Exhibition, NYC.

    2012
  • The Salmagundi Club, Non-Resident Artist Member, elected by members of The Salmagundi Club, NYC.
  • Best Entry Depicting a Golden Retriever. 26th Annual National Juried Fine Arts Competition, 2012 Art Show at the Dog Show, Wichita, KS.
  • The Anna Hyatt Huntington Horses Head Award for Best Sculpture in Show, Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club 2012 Members Exhibition, NY, NY.

    2011
  • Barry & Fran Werner Award, 46th Annual Central South Art Exhibition, Tennessee Art League, Nashville, TN.

    2010
  • Gold Medal of Honor, 68th Annual Exhibition, The Audubon Artists, Inc., NY.
  • The Agop Agopoff Memorial Award, 79th Annual Exhibition, The Hudson Valley Art Association, NY.
  • Best Sculpture/Metal, 19th Annual International Miniature Art Show, Seaside Art Gallery, Nags Head, NC.

    2009

  • Lindsey Morris Memorial Award, 96th Annual Show, Allied Artists of America, Inc., National Arts Club, NY, NY.
  • Best Sculpture/Metal, Seaside Art Gallery, 18th International Miniature Art Exhibition, Nags Head, NC.
  • First Place in Sculpture Category, Artistic Designs Gallery, Third Annual Miniature Fine Art Show, Brownsburg, IN.

    2008
  • Second Place, 3D, Fourth Annual Miniature Show, Blackhawk Gallery, Sarasota, WY.

    2007
  • Metzger Award, St. Louis Artists' Guild, Metzger Memorial National All Media Exhibit, Clayton, MO.

    2006
  • National Sculpture Society Professional Sculptor Member, elected by members of National Sculpture Society, NY.
  • Harriet Frischmuth Memorial Award, Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, 110th Annual Open Exhibition, NY.

    2005
  • C. Percival Dietsch Prize, National Sculpture Society, 72nd Annual Exhibition, NY & SC.

    2003
  • Best Animal Sculpture, Viselaya Sculpture Competition, Concord, MA.
  • Purchase Award, The Ella Carothers Dunnegan Gallery of Art, Bolivar, MO.
  • Polich Art Works Foundry Prize, National Sculpture Society, 70th Annual Exhibition, SC & NY.
  • Award of Excellence, Society of Animal Artists, 43rd Annual Exhibition & National Museum Tour.
  • First Place Sculpture & Artists' Choice, Sixteenth Contemporary American Dog Art Competition, dog fanciers,figurative sculpture Club, Inc., NY.

    2002
  • American Artists Fund Award, American Artists' Professional League, NY.
  • First Place Sculpture, Fifteenth Contemporary American Dog Art Competition, dog fanciers,figurative sculpture Club, Inc., NY.

    2001
  • Lindsey Morris Memorial Award, Allied Artists of America, Inc., 88th Annual Exhibition, NY.
  • Elliot Siskin Award, Society of Animal Artists, 41st Annual Exhibition & National Museum Tour.
  • Purchase Award, The Ella Carothers Dunnegan Gallery of Art, from traveling Art of the Animal Kingdom V., Bolivar, MO
  • First Place Sculpture, Fourteenth Contemporary American Dog Art Competition, dog fanciers,figurative sculpture Club, NY.

    2000
  • Audubon Silver Medal of Honor, Audubon Artists Inc., 58th Annual Exhibition, NY.
  • Leonard J. Meiselman Memorial Award, Society of Animal Artists, Inc., 40th Annual Members Exhibition & National Museum Tour.
  • Purchase Award, The Galleries of The Library of Hattiesburg, Petal and Forrest County, MS, The City of Hattiesburg & The Hattiesburg Cultural Partnership, National Small Sculpture Exhibition 2000.

    1999
  • National Sculpture Society Silver Medal & John Cavanaugh Memorial Prize, 66th Annual Exhibition, SC, NY.
  • Award of Excellence, Society of Animal Artists, Inc., 39th Annual Exhibition & National Museum Tour. OH.
  • George Gach Memorial Award, American Artists' Professional League, 71st Grand National Exhibition, NY.
  • Best-in-Show, American Women Artists, Second National Competition, Taos, NM.
  • Three Awards, Art Show at the Dog Show, 14th Annual Exhibition, Wichita, KS.

    1998
  • National Academy Ellin P. Speyer Prize, National Academy, 173rd Annual Exhibition, NY.
  • Anna Hyatt Huntington Cash Award, Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, 102nd Annual Open Exhibition, NY.
  • Margaret Sussman Memorial Award, (Best-in-Show) Pen & Brush, Inc., 51st Annual Sculpture Exhibition, NY.

    1997
  • Best-in-Show, Best Sculpture, Best Dachshund, Best Missouri Artist, Purchase Award, Awarded to the American Kennel Club Museum of the Dog, St. Louis, MO, by the Art Show at the Dog Show, 11th Annual Exhibition, Wichita, KS.
  • Excalibur Foundry Award, Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, 101st Annual Competition, NY.
  • First Place Three Dimensional, Artists of Northwest Arkansas, Third Annual Regional Exhibition, AK.
  • Best-in-Show, The Ellsworth Howell Art Award for Best Sculpture, Dog Fanciers Club, Inc., 10th Contemporary American Dog Art Competition, NY.

    1996
  • Honorable Mention, First national award, second national show, Parkersburg Art Center, Realism '96, WV.


bronze canine sculpture by Joy Beckner

List in progress

    2016
  • First Place Sculpture, 41st Annual International Miniature Art Show, Miniature Art Society of Florida. Dunedin, FL.
  • First Place 3D, 2nd Annual at the Walker, The Maynard Walker Art Collection, Garnett, KS.
  • The Harry R. Ballinger Memorial Award, 133rd Annual Members’ Exhibition, Salmagundi Club, New York, NY.
  • The Alphaeus P. Cole Memorial Award. Thumb Box Exhibition, Salmagundi Club, NY, NY

    2015
  • Helen G. Oehler Memorial Award, The American Artists Professional League, 87th Grand National Exhibition 2015.

    2014
  • Marilyn Newmark Award, Allied Artist’s 100th Anniversary Exhibition, Salmagundi Club, NYC.
  • First Place, Sculpture. Miniature Painters, Sculptors & Gravers Society of Washington, D.C.

    2013
  • First Prize, New Members’ Exhibition, Salmagundi Club, NYC.
  • Gold Medal of Honor, Best Sculpture in Show, 70th Annual Exhibition, The Audubon Artists, NYC.
  • AWA Gold, Best in Show, 16th Annual Master Signature Artists Exhibit, American Women Artists, RS Hanna Gallery, Fredericksburg, TX.
  • Josephine Beardsley Sandor Memorial Award, 100th Annual Exhibition, Allied Artists of America, NYC.
  • Honorable Mention, SCNY Members’ Online Summer Potpourri Exhibition 2013, Salmagundi Club, NYC.
  • Second Place Sculpture, 27th Annual National Juried Fine Arts Competition, 2013 Art Show at the Dog Show, Wichita, KS.
  • Third Place Sculpture, 27th Annual National Juried Fine Arts Competition, 2013 Art Show at the Dog Show, Wichita, KS.
  • Honorable Mention, 85th Grand National Exhibition, American Artists Professional League, NYC.

    2012
  • The Salmagundi Club, Non-Resident Artist Member, elected by members of The Salmagundi Club, NYC.
  • Best Entry Depicting a Golden Retriever. 26th Annual National Juried Fine Arts Competition, 2012 Art Show at the Dog Show, Wichita, KS.
  • The Anna Hyatt Huntington Horses Head Award for Best Sculpture in Show, Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club 2012 Members Exhibition, NY, NY.
  • Juror's Award of Merit, Red River Valley 11th Annual International Juried Art Exhibition 2012, Vernon, TX.
  • The Kathryn Thayer Hobson Memorial Award, 84th Annual Grand National Exhibition, The American Artists Professional League, On Line Exhibition.
  • Second Place, Sculpture, 79th Annual International Exhibition of Fine Art in Miniature, Miniature Painters, Sculptors and Gravers Society of Washington, DC.

    2011
  • Barry & Fran Werner Award, 46th Annual Central South Art Exhibition, Tennessee Art League, Nashville, TN.
  • Third Place, Sculpture, 78th Annual International Exhibition of Fine Art in Miniature, Miniature Painters, Sculptors & Gravers Society of Washington, DC.
  • Merit Award, 27th Annual Exhibition ‘Miniature Art 2011’, The Council for the Arts, Chambersburg, PA.

    2010
  • Gold Medal of Honor, 68th Annual Exhibition, The Audubon Artists, Inc., NY.
  • The Agop Agopoff Memorial Award, 79th Annual Exhibition, The Hudson Valley Art Association, NY.
  • Best Sculpture/Metal, 19th Annual International Miniature Art Show, Seaside Art Gallery, Nags Head, NC.
  • Honorable Mention, 26th Annual Exhibition Miniature Art 2010, Council for the arts of Chambersburg, PA.
  • Second Place, Sculpture & Scrimshaw, Miniature Art Society of Florida, 35th Annual International Miniature Art Show, Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art, Tarpon Springs, FL.
  • Col. Archibald King Memorial Awards for Sculpture, Second Place, 77th Annual International Exhibition of Fine Art in Miniature, Miniature Painters, Sculptors & Gravers Society of Washington, D.C.

    2009
  • Lindsey Morris Memorial Award, 96th Annual Show, Allied Artists of America, Inc., National Arts Club, NY, NY.
  • Best Sculpture/Metal, Seaside Art Gallery, 18th International Miniature Art Exhibition, Nags Head, SC.
  • First Place in Sculpture Category, Artistic Designs Gallery, Third Annual Miniature Fine Art Show, Brownsburg, IN.
  • Second Place, 3D, Fifth Annual Miniatures Exhibition, Blackhawk Gallery, Sarasota, WY.
  • Honorable Mention, 25th Annual Exhibition Miniature Art 2009, Council for the Arts of Chambersburg, PA.
  • Honorable Mention, 76th Annual International Exhibition of Fine Art Miniatures, Miniature Painters, Sculptors and Gravers Society of Washington, DC

    2008
  • Second Place, 3D, Fourth Annual Miniatures Exhibition, Blackhawk Gallery, Sarasota, WY.

    2007
  • Metzger Award, St. Louis Artists' Guild, Metzger Memorial National All Media Exhibit, Clayton, MO.

    2006
  • National Sculpture Society Professional Sculptor Member, elected by members of National Sculpture Society, NY.
  • Harriet Frischmuth Memorial Award, Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, 110th Annual Open Exhibition, NY.

    2005
  • C. Percival Dietsch Prize, National Sculpture Society, 72nd Annual Exhibition, NY & SC.
  • First Place, Casper Artists' Guild, Inc. 12th Annual Miniature Exhibition, Casper, WY.
  • Best Missouri Artist (Purina Special Award) Art Show at the Dog Show, 19th Annual Exhibition, Wichita, KS.
  • First Place Sculpture, Red River Valley National Juried Art Exhibition, Red River Valley Museum, Vernon, TX.
  • Honorable Mention, The Miniature Painters, Sculptors and Gravers Society of Washington, D.C., 72nd Annual Exhibition. D.C.

    2004
  • Merit Award Sculpture, Memphis Germantown Art League, 10th National Exhibition, TN.
  • Fourth Place Sculpture, Best Missouri Artist, Art Show at the Dog Show, 18th Annual Exhibition, Wichita, KS.

    2003
  • Polich Art Works Foundry Prize, National Sculpture Society, 70th Annual Exhibition, SC & NY.
  • Award of Excellence, Society of Animal Artists, 43rd Annual Exhibition & National Museum Tour.
  • First Place Sculpture & Artists' Choice, Sixteenth Contemporary American Dog Art Competition, dog fanciers,figurative sculpture Club, Inc., NY.
  • Best Animal Sculpture, Viselaya Sculpture Competition, Concord, MA.
  • Purchase Award, The Ella Carothers Dunnegan Gallery of Art, Bolivar, MO.
  • Award of Merit, Trinidad National Fine Art Exhibition, A.R. Mitchell Museum, Trinidad, CO.
  • Second Place Sculpture & Scrimshaw, Miniature Art Society of Florida, 28th Annual International Miniature Art Show, Largo, FL.

    2002
  • American Artists' Fund Award, American Artists' Professional League, 74th Grand National Exhibition, NY.
  • First Place Sculpture, Fifteenth Contemporary American Dog Art Competition, dog fanciers,figurative sculpture Club, Inc., NY.
  • Two Awards & Best Missouri Artist, Art Show at the Dog Show, 16th Annual Exhibition, Wichita, KS.
  • Honorable Mention, Miniature Painters, Sculptors & Gravers Society of Washington, DC., 69th Annual International Exhibition. D.C.

    2001
  • Lindsey Morris Memorial Award, Allied Artists of America, Inc., 88th Annual Exhibition, NY.
  • Elliot Siskin Award for Representational Sculpture, Society of Animal Artists, 41st Annual Exhibition.
  • First Place Sculpture, Fourteenth Contemporary American Dog Art Competition, dog fanciers,figurative sculpture Club, NY.
  • Purchase Award, The Ella Carothers Dunnegan Gallery of Art, Bolivar, MO, hosted and purchased my work from The Bennington Center for the Arts, Art of the Animal Kingdom V., MO.
  • Award, Associated Artists of Southport, Franklin Square Gallery, Southport, NC.
  • Third Place, National League of American Pen Women, 18th Women's National Juried Art Exhibition, Springdale, AK. (Only sculpture to win a top prize)

    2000
  • Leonard J. Meiselman Memorial Award, Society of Animal Artists, Inc., 40th Annual Exhibition & National Museum Tour.
  • Audubon Silver Medal of Honor, Audubon Artists Inc., 58th Annual Exhibition, NY.
  • Purchase Award. The Galleries of The Library of Hattiesburg, Petal and Forrest County, MS, The City of Hattiesburg & The Hattiesburg Cultural Partnership, National Small Sculpture Exhibition 2000. MS.

    1999
  • National Sculpture Society Silver Medal & John Cavanaugh Memorial Prize, 66th Annual Exhibition, SC, NY.
  • George Gach Memorial Award, American Artists' Professional League, 71st Grand National Exhibition, NY.
  • Award of Excellence, Society of Animal Artists, Inc., 39th Annual Exhibition, Cleveland Museum of Natural History, Cleveland, OH.
  • Best-in-Show, American Women Artists, Second National Competition, Taos, NM.
  • Second Place Animal Art, The Artists' Magazine 16th International Art Competition.
  • People's Choice, The Lexington Art League, 5th Masterpieces of Maturity, Lexington, KY.
  • Past Presidents' Award, Fine Arts Institute at the San Bernardino County Museum, 34th International Exhibition, Redlands, CA.
  • Paul Pattengale Annual Memorial Prize, St. Louis Artists' Guild, "Time Capsules" Miniature Art Exhibition, Clayton, MO.
  • Third Place, Artists' Atelier of Atlanta, Miniature and Small Show. GA.
  • Three Awards, Art Show at the Dog Show, 14th Annual Exhibition, Wichita, KS.

    1998
  • National Academy Ellin P. Speyer Prize, National Academy, 173rd Annual Exhibition, NY.
  • Anna Hyatt Huntington Cash Award, Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, 102nd Annual Open Exhibition, NY.
  • Margaret Sussman Memorial Award, (Best-in-Show) Pen & Brush, Inc., 51st Annual Sculpture Exhibition, NY.
  • Barbara Shoemaker Award, Hill Country Arts Foundation, 28th Annual Confluence Exhibition, Ingram, TX.
  • Judge's Award, Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine, 11th Annual International Exhibition of Animals in Art, Baton Rouge, LA.
  • Honorable Mention, Seaside Art Gallery, 6th International Miniature Exhibition, Nags Head, NC.
  • Juror's Recognition Award, National League of American Pen Women, 16th Annual Women's National Juried Exhibition, Springdale, AR.

    1997
  • Best-in-Show, Best Sculpture, Best Dachshund, Best Missouri Artist, Purchase Award, Awarded to the American Kennel Club Museum of the Dog, St. Louis, MO, by the Art Show at the Dog Show, 11th Annual Exhibition, Wichita, KS.
  • Excalibur Foundry Award, Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, 101st Annual Competition, NY.
  • Best-in-Show, The Ellsworth Howell Art Award for Best Sculpture, Dog Fanciers Club, Inc., 10th Contemporary American Dog Art Competition, NY.
  • First Place Three Dimensional Award, Artists of Northwest Arkansas, Third Annual Regional Exhibition, AK.
  • Award of Excellence, Chambersburg Area Council for the Arts, Miniature Art '97 - 13th Annual Exhibition, PA.
  • Ella Jens Boeschenstein Memorial Sculpture Prize, St. Louis Artists' Guild, 84th Annual Sculpture Exhibition, Clayton, MO.
  • Award, Artists' Atelier of Atlanta, Miniature and Small Show. GA.
  • Third Place, National League of American Pen Women, 15th Annual National Women's Competition, Fayetteville, AK.

    1996
  • Honorable Mention, First national award, second national show, Parkersburg Art Center, Realism '96, WV.
  • Dick Blick Award, St. Louis Artists' Guild, Art Section Exhibition, Clayton, MO
  • Award, Garret Gallery, 6th Annual Regional Competition, St. Louis, MO.