- 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"
- 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"
- 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
- 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
- "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
- 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
- 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)
- 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
- 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 * Jury specially honoured "Spices of Arabia" by exhibiting it in the main, round hall of the Museum alongside the greatest Chinese living masters
- 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
- Lesstro’s painting “ Baltic stones” preselected in the Open Competition by Royal Society of Marine Artists
- Grand Exhibition “ Golden Hands of Russia “: II Award – nomination “Still life“ – “ Majorelle Garden
III Award - nomination “ Historical Theme “ – “Ancient Rome“
III Award - nomination “ Classical portrait” - “Anna"
- Russian Art Week in Israel: 1st Place: nomination Landscape "Blue Pearl", 2nd Place: nomination Portrait "Tristeza de Ana"
- Wildlife Artist of the Year 2019 - finalist
- 8th Beijing International Art Biennale - finalist
- NTD TV 2019 International Figura Painting Competition - Honorable Mention
- “Wildlife Artist of the Year 2020” - finalist ( painting by Lesstro “ White Lion” )
- “Chinese Countryside in the eyes of World Artists“ – finalist ( painting by Lesstro “ Magic Lantern”)
- “The Natural Eye 2020“ by Society of Wildlife Artists – finalist ( painting by Lesstro “ Motherhood “)