1929-The Harper Herald: Best Weekly Newspaper in the State of Texas. 1929 -The Harper Herald: Annual Belo Cup (Annual award given by the A. M. Belo Corporation.)
1929 -The Harper Herald: Best advertisements typographically.
1938 -Chicago Society of Etchers’ prize for “Phantom of the Swamp.” 1950- First Dean of the San Antonio Art Institute.
1957- Chicago Book Clinic Award: The Esther Thomas Hoblitzelle Collection of English Silver.
1964 - Southern Book Publishers’ Award: Two Silly Kings.
1972 - American Artists Professional League: Distinguished Service Award.