National and International Awards
2nd place London (England) Biennale 20152nd place Chianti Star Festival, Tuscany, Italy 2014Top 10 Art & Top 6 Overall Must See Creator (out of 700 Creators) – One Spark World’s Crowdfunding Festival, Jacksonville, FL April 2014Top 10 Arrow Five Years Out Arts Challenge/Cherry Creek Art Festival, Denver, CO March 2014Cranbrook Institute of Science, Bloomfield Hills, MI – Art & Science Initiative, Permanent Collection Main Salon, 2014Lincoln Award Best of Show Innovation, Technology & Design – Beverly Hills Art Show, Beverly Hills, CA 2013Best of Show Art, Innovation & Technology, Beverly Hills (CA) 2013Best of Show Amdur Productions, Greater Chicago, IL 2013ArtPrize 2013, Grand Rapids, MI – Top 50 (out of 2000 artists)Best of Show & Outstanding Achievement – Amdur Productions, Chicago, IL 2013Art 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 OrganizationsL. Brooks Patterson, Chief Executive Office, Oakland County, MIOffice of Detroit Mayor Duggan, Detroit MIDetroit Country Day School, Middle School, Beverly Hills MIMercy Health St. Mary’s Hospital, Grand Rapids MICranbrook Institute of Science Museum, Bloomfield Hills MIHenry Ford Health System Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit MIIntegrated Capital Management, Bloomfield Hills MIKolene Corporation, Detroit MIKorotkin Insurance Group, Southfield MIEdgewood Partners Insurance, Los Angeles CASeveral additional national/international private individuals and businesses