Award of Excellence, ACC Baltimore, 2011

"Pavel Novak (Collingsworth, NJ), makes both sculpture and jewelry (or "sculpture to wear"), with vibrant color and crisp lines in hand-cut optical glass. The judges found in Novak somebody doing something very expressive and forward-thinking."
American Craft Magazine

Best in Show, Bethesda Fine Arts Festival, 2011

Award of Excellence, Rochester Fine Craft Show, 2011

Excellence in Glass, Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2017