October 2011 - American Craft Council - Heck Yes Craft
October 2015 - Collectors of Wood Art - "Tanaka's Tranquil Offerings Earn Excellence Award"
September 2016 - American Craft Exposition - "Nature Presents: Wood Art"
2011 Smithsonian Craft Show, Collectors of Wood Art Excellence In Wood
2011 Sausalito Art Festival, 2nd Place, Wood Category
2013 Santa Barbara Sculptors Guild Ingathering Show, Honorable Mention
2015 American Craft Exposition, Collectors of Wood Art Excellence In Wood
2016 American Craft Council San Francisco Show, Award of Excellence