• Beaverbrook Gallery Sculpture Competition, 2009
  • Nova Scotia Talent Trust,  1999-2001
  • Saskatchewan Crafts Council, 1998 
  • PEI Crafts Council, 1989
  • Canada Council,  1998
  • Saidye Bronfman Awards,  Toronto,1986; 
  • Nova Scotia Art Bank,  1980’s, and various Atlantic Regional competitions  
  • Curated exhibition “A Tribute to Mary E. Black”  at the Mary E. Black Gallery, Halifax 1999

Dawn MacNutt, artist and sculptor, from New Glasgow, Nova Scotia © Dawn MacNutt, 2008
photos courtesy of Peter Barss and Bruce Murray