Between oblivion and memory

Between Oblivion and Memory (1985): one of the awarded paintings by Nils. Visit the paintings section to see a bigger version of the image and other paintings.

Throughout his career, Nils Burwitz has earned many prizes and awards. Here is a selection:

  • 1962

  • Henri Lidchi Prize, Johannesburg
  • 1963

  • Goldmedal (Interior design) Johannesburg
  • Merit Award (Drawing) Durban.
  • First Prize - National Painting Competition - Cape Town.
  • Herbert Evans Prize for Painting, Johannesburg
  • 1971

  • African Arts Centre Award, Durban.
  • 1975

  • Art Critics Award, XI Graphic Biennale, Ljubljana.
  • 1978

  • Honorary Mention, I Graphic Biennal, Listowel, Irland.
  • 1979

  • Lowick House Printmaking Trust Award-VI British Print Biennal, Bradford.
  • 1981

  • Prix de la Ville de Monaco, Grand Prix International d'Art Contemporain, Monte Carlo
  • 1982

  • First Prize - International Painting Competition of the City of Palma, Palma de Mallorca.
  • 'Best Landscape' Prize, V International Painting Competition, Andraitx- Mallorca
  • 'Guillem Cifre de Colonya' Prize, XXI International Painting Competition, Pollenša.
  • Mention of Honor, Japan International Artists Society Exhibition, Tokyo.
  • Ibizagrafic Prize 82, Ibiza
  • 1983

  • Silvermedal, VI International Painting Competition, Andraitx.
  • Mention of Honor, Bienale Grafica 'Embragel', Cabo Frio, Brasil.
  • Mention of Honor, World Print Council, San Francisco, USA
  • 1985

  • Gold Medal, Rondino-Napels, Italy
  • 1995

  • First Prize, National Watercolour Prize, Guarro Casas, Barcelona.
  • First Prize: Tolerance Memorial, Monument Design, "Recorda 1691 Zahor", Palma de Mallorca
  • 2002

  • Premio 'Diaro de Mallorca'