Awards

James Rosenquist - Awards


66TH ANNUAL MEDAL FOR PAINTING
66th Annual American Exhibition, Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois, 1963
Awarded for A Lot to Like (1962)

PRIX DI TELLA
Premio Internacional de Pintura, Instituto Torcuato di Tella, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1965
Awarded for Painting for the American Negro (1962-63)

FRIEND OF JAPAN AWARD
Kokusai Bunka Shinkokai (Japanese Society for International Cultural Relations), 1970

Appointed by President Jimmy Carter to the NATIONAL COUNCIL ON THE ARTS
Served 1978-1983

HONORARY DOCTOR OF FINE ARTS
University of South Florida, Tampa, 1981

WORLD PRINT AWARD
World Print Council, San Francisco, California, 1983

FLORIDA AMBASSADOR OF THE ARTS AWARD
Florida Department of State, 1987

FLORIDA ARTS RECOGNITION AWARD
Florida Department of State and the Florida Arts Council
Awarded May 6, 1987 by Secretary of State George Firestone

THE GOLDEN PLATE AWARD
American Academy of Achievement, Nashville, Tennessee, July 2, 1988

THE FLORIDA PRIZE
Awarded by The New York Times Regional Newspapers, June 27, 1991

CHEVALIER L'ORDRE DES ARTS ET DES LETTRES
Awarded by Jack Lang, Minstre de la culture et de la communication, France, 1992.

SKOWHEGAN MEDAL IN PAINTING
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Maine, 1994

HONORARY DOCTORATE IN FINE ARTS DEGREE
Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, May 24, 1997

FLORIDA ARTISTS HALL OF FAME
Florida Department of State and the Florida Arts Council. Inducted June 14, 2001

HONORARY DOCTOR OF HUMANE LETTERS
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, May 19, 2002

FCG 2002 ART AWARD
Fundación Cristóbal Gabarrón, Valladolid, Spain, 2002

THE ORDER OF SALVADOR DALI

Presented by The Salvador Dali Museum, St. Petersburg, Florida, November 5, 2009

"I'm interested in the speed of recognition of color in space and the acceleration of nostalgia into the future."

-Rosenquist (4)