He obtained the First Prize in Drawing at the Artium Peña Academy.


He was nominated for the Rafael de Penagos Drawing Prize, which is awarded by the Mapfre-Vida Cultural Foundation in Madrid, Spain.


He obtained the Painting Scholarship of the Artium Peña Academy.


He was one of the finalists in the VII Gregorio Prieto National Drawing Contest Additionally, he received a scholarship from the Istituto Italiano di Cultura, which included a Painting and Drawing Scholarship at the Palazzo Spinelli in Florence.


He made his first contacts with art galleries, thus beginning his professional career in painting.