Prizes in visual arts:
2017 – Award of Excellence in Visual Arts in San Francisco, Mission Cultural Center.
2009 – Video-poem “Frida in the Mirror” selected @ 52nd SF International Film Festival and winner “Best of the Festival” at the Berkeley Film & Video Festival.
2008 – Video-poem “Mi pelicula empieza…” (Mi movie starts…) Finalist at Video Art Prize Ingenio 400, Madrid, Spain. And selected Art Festival BAC in Barcelona, Spain.
as ARIAS & ARAGON:
2001 – Object-poem Selected for The Bunker of Visual-Poetry, curated by Caterina Davinio, Venice Biennial, Italy.
2001 – Juan Rulfo Photography Prize, Paris, France.
1995 – Golden Medal at 55th International saloon of Photography, Japan.
1993 – Golden Medal at 53rd International saloon of Photography, Japan.
In poetry as Adrian Arias:
2009: His poem “Vitis Vinifera” won the Best poem at the Struga Poetry Evenings in Macedonia.
1999: 3rd prize, Biennial of Poetry Cope, Lima, Peru
1997: Honorary Mention Biennial of Poetry Cope, Lima, Peru
1996: 1st Prize Biennial of Poetry APJ, Lima, Peru
1984: 1st honorary Mention Julio Cortazar Poetry Contest, Argentina.