LESSTRO

Awards

2009

  • Golden Trophy Award - World's Nude Show, Hong Kong
  • First Prize in the III International Painting Competition "Natale di Roma"
  • Prize of Rome Mayor in the I Painting Competition "I Colori della Polonia a Roma"


2010

  • Finalist of 5th Figurative Painting and Sculpture Competition - Foundation of Arts and Artists - European Museum of Contemporary Art, Barcelona, Spain
  • First Prize in the IV International Painting Competition "Natale di Roma"
  • Prize of Rome Mayor in the II Painting and Graphics Competition "I Colori della Polonia a Roma"

2011

  • First Prize in XII Memorial "Antonello da Messina" - Premio Europeo TINDARI
  • "Premio Presidente del Giuria" in the Vth International Painting Competition
  • "Natale di Roma" Finalist in International Painting Competition - Gallery Makeda, Palermo, Sicily
  • Lesstro selected by "TRAZOS Art Marketing" - Spain as contemporary, figurative painter
  • Articles published in "Llei D'Art", No.6/2011., No.7/2011

2012

  • Lesstro' s painting of horse was selected as promotional image of "Horsepower" Exhibition in Spain, sponsored by BMW Spain
  • ExArte Equinus VI - USA - selected as finalist to be published in the Annual Book of the VI International Equine Art Competition 2012-2013
  • Lesstro selected to be published in "Annuario d'Art Contemporanea - 2013" - Curated by Vittorio Sgarbi, Italy


2013

  • "Tutto Arabi" Magazine (world-wide, Arabian horse magazine) Milano, August, 2013 - 6 pages publication on Lesstro's career and his horse painting.
  • Lesstro selected to be published in "I Segnalati" - Contemporary Masters in Painting, Book curated by Salvatore Russo, Italy


2014

  • Lesstro's portrait "Dominique" preselected in Annual Open Exhibition by Royal Society of Portrait Painters, The Mall Galleries, London, UK
  • Brown Award at 9th International Global Oil Figure Painting Competition 2014, New York, the USA, recommended by the judges to give Interviews and live demo for TV - by New Tang Dynasty TV, New York


2015

  • Lesstro's portrait "Barbara" preselected in Annual Open Exhibition by Royal Society of Portrait Painters, The Mall Galleries , London, UK
  • Lesstro's painting "Still life with Mask" preselected in Open Exhibition by New English Art Club, The Mall Galleries, London
  • Lesstro's Painting "Mirella" preselected in the 7th Figurative Painting and Sculpture Competition by Foundation of Arts and Artists, Barcelona, Spain
  • Lesstro selected to be published in the Yearbook of "Arte y Libertad" by Arte Libre Publishers, Spain
  • Lesstro invited for individual Residency by Abu Dhabi Art Hub (September 2015)


2016

  • II Award in Russian Art Week : nomination - "Nude Aesthetic"
  • II Award in Art Portrait Club 2nd International Festival in Moscow ; nomination - "Classical Portrait"
  • 1st Award in American Art Awards, USA - Hollywood: nomination: Painting: Impressionism Animal


2017

  • Lesstro' s painting "Ancient Rome" preselected in the VIII Figuratine Painting and Sculpture Competition by Foundation of Arts and Artists, Barcelona, Spain
  • Lesstro selected to be published and interviewed by LandEscape Art Review
  • Lesstro selected to be published in "Masters of Painting" Art Book by Art Galaxie
  • Lesstro invited to exhibit in Nord Art 2017, Budelsdorf, Germany
  • Lesstro's painting " Spices of Arabia " selected to exhibit in the National Art Museum of China at the 7th International Art Biennale in Beijing
  • Lesstro's painting " Violet Sea" preselected in the Open Competition by Royal Society of Marine Artists, London
  • Lesstro approved by Art Renewal Centre, New York as ASSOCIATE LIVING MASTER