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.


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.