Additional Information

Awards

  • 2017 Wyoming Wildlife Annual Photo Issue: First Prize - Wildlife Category, Honorable Mention - Wildlife Category
  • 2017 National Audubon Society Photo Contest Top 100
  • 2017 Nature's Best Photography Windland Smith International Photography Awards, Semi-finalist
  • 2016 Nature's Best Photography Yellowstone Forever Photo Contest Top 100 
  • 2016 Nature's Best Photography Windland Smith International Photography Awards, Semi-finalist
  • 2016 Lake Clark National Park Photo Contest winner
  • 2015 Nature's Best Photography Windland Smith International Photography Awards, Semi-finalist
  • 2015 Audubon Society of Greater Denver Share the View Photo Contest, top 250 finalist
  • 2014 Nature's Best Photography Windland Smith International Photography Awards, Highly Honored
  • 2014 Audubon Society of Greater Denver Share the View Photo Contest, top 250 finalist
  • 2014 Defenders of Wildlife Photo Competition, Top Ten Finalist
  • 2014 Chasing the Light Our Four Legged Friends Juried Photo Contest - Runner Up
  • 2013 Audubon Society of Greater Denver Share the View Photo Contest, Featured Colorado Artist, five images selected as part of top 250 finalists
  • 2013 National Wildlife Federation #1 photo for year on organization's blog
  • 2013 Rocky Mountain Bird Observatory Annual Photo Contest, First Place, General Category
  • 2013 Photo District News Great Outdoors Photo Contest, Winner Plants, Animals, Insects & Gardens Category
  • Defenders of Wildlife 2013 Photo Competition, Top Ten Finalist
  • 2012 Boulder County Open Space Photo Competition: Second and Third Place
  • 2012 Larimer County Fair Photo Competition Second Place
  • 2012 National Historic Landmark Photo Contest Honorable Mentions
  • St. Stephen's 2012 Art Show Third Place
  • Loveland Photographic Society Best of Show December 2011
  • Audubon Society of Denver 2011 Semi-finalist
  • Photographer's Edge Photographer of the Month
  • Wyoming File 2011 Cold-snap Runner Up
  • 2011 Larimer County Fair Photo Competition Third Place
  • Art on Mountain 2010 Annual Photo Competition Honorable Mention

Publications and Displays

  • Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation 2018 Calendar, July
  • Colorado Life 2018 Calendar
  • Wyoming Wildlife, September 2017
  • Outdoor Photographer (cover), June 2017
  • Outdoor Photographer (article), June 2017
  • Wyoming Wildlife, June 2017
  • Bugle, Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, January/February 2017 ("The Pretty Boy")
  • Outdoor Photographer, December 2016
  • Trail Blazer, May 2016, "Dawn Wilson Wildlife Photographer"
  • Guide to Backyard Birds of the Front Range from Bird Conservancy of the Rockies
  • Outdoor Photographer Photo of the Day, April 2016, May 2016
  • National Geographic Polar Bears 2016 Calendar
  • Colorado Life 2016 Calendar
  • Montana Outdoors
  • National Geographic Digital Photo of the Day, January 2015
  • Colorado Life
  • National Geographic Top 10 Editor's Picks, December 2014
  • Alaska magazine
  • Outdoor Photographer, June 2014
  • Colorado Outdoors
  • Wyoming Wildlife
  • PETA 2015 Calendar
  • Colorado Life 2015 Calendar
  • Rocky Mountain Raptor Program 2015 Calendar
  • Colorado Weather Calendar 2014
  • Rocky Mountain Raptor Program 2014 Calendar
  • 2014 Buffalo Field Campaign Calendar, Cover Photo
  • October 2013, Outdoor Photographer Behind-the-Shot
  • Rocky Mountain Raptor Program 2013 Calendar
  • Colorado Weather Calendar 2013
  • National Historic Landmarks 2013 Event Planner
  • The Senior Voice cover photos
  • Colorado: Flora, Fauna and Landscapes From the Perspective of Women
  • Rocky Mountain Raptor Program 2012 calendar
  • Trippin' column in Fort Collins Coloradoan
  • Interpretive sign - Fossil Creek Regional Open Space
  • iBird app and WhatBird.com
  • Rocky Mountain Bird Observatory newsletter, Primary Source, May 2012

Shows

  • Inspired by Nature, Lakewood Cultural Center, Lakewood, Colorado
  • Bemis Library, Littleton, Colorado
  • Wright Kingdom Real Estate, Boulder and Longmont, Colorado
  • Great Sand Dunes National Park Visitor Center
  • Lake Clark National Park Visitor Center
  • Warren Nagle Mansion of Cheyenne, Wyoming
  • Gallery at Studio J
  • The Nature Photography Gallery
  • The Wildlife Experience
  • Exempla Good Samaritan Cancer Center
  • Starbucks
  • Wheat Ridge Animal Hospital Grand Reopening
  • 1650 Gallery Juried Photography Exhibition: Flowers
  • Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center
  • St. Stephen's 2013 Art Show
  • Capturing the Light 2013, Cultural Arts Council of Estes Park
  • 1650 Gallery Juried Photography Exhibition: You're An Animal
  • 2012-2013 La Puz, Mexico Art Center Art Display
  • Gardens on Spring Creek - Artist of the Month
  • Northern Colorado Writer's Studio
  • Fossil Creek Regional Open Space
  • Cuppy's Coffee Shop
  • Full Throttle Coffee House
  • Barnes & Noble
  • University of Northern Colorado Michener Library

Presentations

Audubon Society of Greater Denver Share the View Award Ceremony

St. Vrain Photographic Society

Evergreen Camera Club

Fort Collins Digital Camera Club

South Metro Camera Club

Rowan University, College of Communication and Creative Arts

Loveland Photographic Society

Colorado Mountain Club