Awards and recognition


  • The Event ‘651965-67 – University Scholar, Arts and Sciences, University of the Philippines
  • 1965-67 – Art Scholar, Children’s Museum and Library Inc., University of the Philippines
  • 1965-67 – College Scholar, College of Fine Arts, University of the Philippines
  • 1970-72 – Scholar, Honors, Brooks Institute of Fine Arts, Santa Barbara, California, Crusade Scholarships of the United Methodist Church, New York, U.S.A.
  • 1964 December – First Prize, “The Event” (tempera), International Christmas Art Competition, New York City, sponsored by the World Literacy and Christian Literature, 475 Riverside Drive, New York, NY, U.S.A.
  • 1967 October – Honorable Mention, “Chinese Garden” (oil), National Student’s Art Competition, sponsored by the Shell Company of the Philippines
  • 1967 December – First Prize, “The U.P. Entrance” (oil), First U.P. On-the-Spot
    Painting Contest, U.P. President’s
    Committee on CultureUST Art Tilt ‘68 (credit to Caesar Sario)
  • 1968 March – Third Prize, "Main Building" (oil), 357th Anniversary Foundation Day On-the-spot Painting Contest, University of Santo Tomas
  • 1968 October – First Prize, “Fort Santiago” (oil), sponsored by the Shell Company of the Philippines, National Student’s Art Competition
  • 1968 December – Second Prize, “Arts and Sciences Building” (oil), Second U.P. On-the-Spot Painting Contest, sponsored by the President’s Committee on Culture
  • 1969 March – First Prize, “Aguinaldo Portrait Mural” (oil), 11’ft x 17’ft, sponsored by the Aguinaldo Centennial Commission
  • 1972 May – Award of Merit, “My First Week at Brooks”, Student’s Art Competition, Brooks Institute of Fine Arts, Santa Barbara, California, U.S.A.
  • 1982-1985 – Guest Student, Lithography, under Professors Rolf Sackenheim and Maria Buras, Kunstakademie, Düsseldorf, Northrein Wesphalia, Germany
  • 2005 March – Nominee, National Artist of the Philippines, National Council of the Arts, Cultural Center of the Philippines
  • 2007-2008 – President Nominee, Chairman-International Service Group / Rotary Club of Parañaque Sucat (RCPS) District 3830
  • 2009 September – Weatherford Art Association, Member
   Corel competition winners Airport: 2nd prize Coralscape: 4th prize