“My greatest reward; even though I am a citizen of the world, having been everywhere and having friends worldwide, is to know that I was born in El Puerto de Santa María and, in my lifetime, have had a street there named after me”.
1922 Medal at the National Fine Arts exhibition, Madrid
1936 Prize at the Venice Biennale
1943 Nominated to the Academy of Fine Arts in Málaga
1948 First prize. “Don Quixote” at the Hispano-American Exhibition
1958 International Prize (gold medal) Sacred Art in Rome
1966 Gold Medal of the Autumn Salon in Madrid – Jesús Aramburu Prize
1967 Nominated Favoured Son of El Puerto de Santa María
1968 First prize at the Autumn Salon in Madrid
1969 Extraordinary Princess Sofía Prize, Autumn Salon in Madrid
1970 Nominated Academician and Vice-President of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Palma de Mallorca
Gold medal at the Grand Prix International de Paris Exhibition. Nominated as “Grand Officier de l’Ordre de PAHC”.
Member of the Lutèce International Academy of Fine Arts
1975 Nominated Academician of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts of Saint Elizabeth of Hungary in Seville