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Edna's Honors

Edna Hibel’s Major Honors 


  •  Leonardo da Vinci World Award of Art for 2001 presented by the World Cultural Council at Utrecht University     
  • Medal of Honor and Citation from Pope John Paul II
  • Commissioned Artwork for: White House, National Archives, Project HOPE, Komen Foundation, Epilepsy Foundation, and United Nations Postal Stamp and First Day Cover
  • Presented to Queen Elizabeth II
  • Blue Ribbon Award for Art from Cordon Bleu Society
  • Founded Boston Art Festival
  • Medal of Honor from the late Belgian King Baudouin
  • The Edna Hibel Society is the World’s Oldest Artist Fellowship
  • The Hibel Museum of Art in Jupiter, Florida, is the World’s Only Non-profit Public Museum dedicated to the art of a living American woman
  • Received Honorary Doctorates in Arts and Letters, University for Peace, Costa Rica; Mount Saint Mary’sCollege, U.S.A.’s Oldest Seminary; Eureka College, President Reagan’s alma mater; Providence College; and Northwood University
  • Received Humanitarian For Health Award, Project HOPE
  • First Painter Elected to Fellowship, World Academy of Art and Science
  • Elected to Fellowship, Royal Society of Art
  • Received Tributes in U.S. Congressional Record
  • First Foreigner Invited Twice to Exhibit Artwork in Yugoslavia, The People’s   Republic of China, and the Former Soviet Union.
  • Received Flame of Humanity Award, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
  • Received Diploma, Flanders Academy of Art, Science, and Letters, Belgium
  • Received International Humanitarian Award, Boys’ Towns of Italy, Rome
  • Received International Artist Award, B’nai B’rith International
  • Received Myrtle Wreath Award, Hadassah"