National and International Awards

  • 2nd place London (England) Biennale 2015
  • 2nd place Chianti Star Festival, Tuscany, Italy 2014
  • Top 10 Art & Top 6 Overall Must See Creator (out of 700 Creators) – One Spark World’s Crowdfunding Festival, Jacksonville, FL April 2014
  • Top 10 Arrow Five Years Out Arts Challenge/Cherry Creek Art Festival, Denver, CO March 2014
  • Cranbrook Institute of Science, Bloomfield Hills, MI – Art & Science Initiative, Permanent Collection Main Salon, 2014
  • Lincoln Award Best of Show Innovation, Technology & Design – Beverly Hills Art Show, Beverly Hills, CA 2013
  • Best of Show Art, Innovation & Technology, Beverly Hills (CA) 2013
  • Best of Show Amdur Productions, Greater Chicago, IL 2013
  • ArtPrize 2013, Grand Rapids, MI – Top 50 (out of 2000 artists)
  • Best of Show & Outstanding Achievement – Amdur Productions, Chicago, IL 2013
  • Art Business News – Top 50 Emerging Artists, 2012

When the Shinkle’s launched their distinctive art at ArtExpo New York in 2012, after spending two years to create and refine their artist process, they were one of two artists from a field of 1,000 highlighted in an Associated Press article about the Show and published in the Wall Street Journal and USA Today.


  • Maggie Allesee, Board Director of several Art Museums and Organizations
  • L. Brooks Patterson, Chief Executive Office, Oakland County, MI
  • Office of Detroit Mayor Duggan, Detroit MI
  • Detroit Country Day School, Middle School, Beverly Hills MI
  • Mercy Health St. Mary’s Hospital, Grand Rapids MI
  • Cranbrook Institute of Science Museum, Bloomfield Hills MI
  • Henry Ford Health System Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit MI
  • Integrated Capital Management, Bloomfield Hills MI
  • Kolene Corporation, Detroit MI
  • Korotkin Insurance Group, Southfield MI
  • Edgewood Partners Insurance, Los Angeles CA
  • Several additional national/international private individuals and businesses