His awards include the following:

2013          Bank of Montreal 1st Art! Invitational Student Competition (Nominated)

2013          Margaretha Bootsma Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Graduating Exhibition

2011           Irving K. Barbar BCSS One World International Scholarship

2011           Patsy Hui Visual Arts Award

2010         Deena C. Duggan Award

 Cabalu was suspended from the ceiling on CBC’s Crash Gallery and told to paint heaven. Credit: CBC/Crash Gallery


Jay is the subject of the film ‘It Runs in the Family’, written, produced  and directed by sister Joella Cabalu.