Prizes and awards

“Leone d’oro alla carriera” alla XLVII Biennale d’arte di Venezia, 1997.

1951

Prize for Young Artists, 1st São Paulo Art Biennial

1954

First Prize Mostra del disegno italiano, 27th Venice Biennale

1955

Premio Fondazione Morganti, 2nd São Paulo Art Biennale

1956

Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation Award for Italy

1958

Premio Internazionale Lissone

1960

Gran Premio per la Pittura, 30th Venice Biennale, unanimously awarded by the international jury chaired by H. Read with G.C. Argan, V.A. Cerni, W. Haftmann, Z. Kepinsky, J. Leymarie, G. Marchiori

1961

Awarded at the Ljubljana Biennial of Graphic Arts

1962

First Prize, Venice Biennale of Graphic Arts

1964

Art Book Award Bilder der Literatur, International Exhibition in Leipzig, 1st prize for “Drei Welten” by Isaac Babel, Dumont Schauberg Publishers, new translation from Russian and ten lithos by Vedova


1978

Prize of Honour, Rijeka Biennial of Design

1990

Prize of honour, Ljubljana Biennial of Graphic Arts

1993

Premio Antonio Feltrinelli per la pittura, Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei, Rome

1994

Gold Plaque awarded by the Salzburg Landes Regierung for Vedova's renovation work, Internationale Sommerakademie, Salzburg 1965-69 and 1988

1996

European Gran Prix for Graphic Arts 1996, 4th Biennial of Slovene Graphic Arts Otocec, Novo Mesto
Cavaliere di Gran Croce of the Italian Republic for his cultural merits. Decoration conferred on him by the President of the Italian Republic Oscar Luigi Scalfaro.

1997

Leone d’oro all’opera, 47th International Art Exhibition, Venice Biennale, Venice

2000

Benemerito della Cultura e dell’Arte. Gold medal, decoration conferred on him by the President of the Italian Republic Carlo Azeglio Ciampi


2001

Premio Michelangelo 2001, Rome.

2003

Premio Nonino 2003, Percoto (Udine)

2006

20th Premio Internazionale di Pittura Scultura e Arte Elettronica Guglielmo Marconi (25 April – 6 May 2006) Bologna.