Awards include and Award of Excellence from Oil Painters of America at the 2012 Eastern Regional Exhibition,

the Maritime Gallery Yachting Award, Award of Excellence at the prestigious International Marine Art

Exhibition, a Certificate of Excellence at the Fourteenth Annaul Art of the Portrait Conference by the

Portrait Society of America and an Award of Excellence (2013) International Maritime Art Exhibit at the

Mystic Maritime Gallery. In addition, Neal was the grand prize winner of the Utrecht 60th Anniversary Art

Competition, winning the top prize out of over 12,000 entries.