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Tidal Shift Award aims to leverage the power of socially-aware artworks, awarding and platforming teenagers and young adults who are focused on solutions for climate change. Over 500 entries all across the Northeast from DC to Maine, I am the one of the 3 winners in age 14-18 and ceremony was on April 29th, 2023!

My artwork "Fragile" is displayed at Portland Museum of Art till the end of July 2023.

Portland Museum of Art Headline

 Portland Press Herald on April 30th, 2023

A video clip of finalist interview

Winner for the The New York Times contest themed "Coming of Age in 2022: Show Us What It’s Like to Be a Teenager Now" to reflect the generation coming of age in its shadow is struggling during the three-year mark of the global pandemic. There are 3,000 students from around the world answered this question. I am the one of the 24 winners!

New York Times Link

Scholastic Art & Writing Awards


1 Silver Medal: Painting "Dance with Her"

5 gold keys: 1 art portfolio, 1 design, 2 painting, 1 comic art

4 silver keys: 3 painting, 1 design

5 honorable mentions: 1 critical essay writing, 3 painting, 1 design


4 gold keys: 1 design, 1 comic art, 1 drawing/illustration, and 1 mixed media
4 silver keys: 2 painting, 1 printmaking, and 1 photography
5 honorable mentions: painting, drawing/illustration, sculpture, and photography



1 gold key


1 honorable mention


1 silver key

Celebrating Art


High Merit Award: 'Consumption':

Artwork Link

Congressional Art Competition


Congressional Recognition in NY District 16



2nd place in NY District 16



Special recognition in CT District 4

Cancer Genomics Consortium (CGC)


Project was accepted as a poster presentation for 14th CGC International Annual Conference;

 Cancer Genetics Journal in Nov 2023

Tri County Science & Technology Fair

(Westchester, Putnam, Rockland)


2nd place in Medicine, Medical Science & Technology;

Nominee for New York State Science Congress (One of the top 5 students)

The Regeneron Westchester Science & Engineering Fair (WESEF)


Excellence in Medical Research Award

Research Paper Link

Award Ceremony Clip (from original 1:16:40)

Community Service, Academic, & Other Awards


Youth @ Bruce Award (1 out of over 800)

ICreate Bruce Museum Art Competition

"Dance with Her" was featured and exhibited from June - Sep at Bruce Museum, CT


Outstanding Achievement in Graphic Design nominee by The Metros Metropolitan High School Theater Award


Youth Service Award - Don Bosco Community Center

ICreate Bruce Museum Art Competition Finalist (top 60 out of 850 entries). "Timeless Waters" was exhibited June 24 - Aug 20 at Bruce Museum.

Juror Selects, The Ground Glass 2023 Annual Student Photography Invitational, two photographs were in The 47th Annual Ground Glass Photo Exhibition May 11 - June 10  at Rye Art Center.

Two students I mentored won 1st place in CT State Fish Art Contest (grade 4-6, grade 7-9)

2nd place, Age 13-18, Smallest Crane Contest, Peace Crane Project

AP Scholar with Distinction, College Board



AP WE Service Recognition, College Board

2nd place, G10-12, NY State Fish Art Contest



ICreate Bruce Museum Art Competition Finalist


Latin National Exam Outstanding Achievements

Rye Recognition of Excellence Recognition of Outstanding Musical Achievement (2018-20)

Swimming Championship Medalist, YMCA New York State and Regional

Personal Best Records Link

Children Exhibition, Featured by PAPER, the Magazine of OrigamiUSA

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