AWARDS and HONORS

(Selected Awards)

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George Washington Presidential Award - Igor Babailov
Hon. Doctorate, Cumberland University - Igor Babailov
Order of St.Anne - Igor Babailov
Vatican Award - Igor Babailov

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General Petraeus Award - Igor Babailov
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Igor Babailov - The Honor of TN Senate Resolution No 69, signed into law by Governor Bill Haslam.
Igor Babailov - Award for Portraiture, Yankee Stadium.
Honored Artist of Udmurtia Award - Igor Babailov
Order for Service to Art, The Golden Star, International Academy of Culture and Art - Igor Babailov
 

George Washington's Mount Vernon Presidential Award 

George Washington Presidential Award - presented to Igor Babailov at Mount Vernon Museum by president Douglas Bradburn
George Washington Presidential Coin Award - presented to Igor Babailov by Douglas Bradburn, president of Mount Vernon Museum
George Washington Presidential Coin Award - Douglas Bradburn, president of Mount Vernon Museum presented the Award to Igor Babailov
New Portrait of George Washington, by Igor Babailov at Mount Vernon Museum

Portrait of George Washington

by Igor Babailov.  

Collection: Mount Vernon. 

Presented on behalf of George Washington by the President of Mount Vernon. 

 

Honorary Doctorate

Cumberland University

2019

Dr. Paul Stumb, Cumberland University, awarding the Honorary Doctorate to Igor Babailov

Dr. Paul Stumb, President of Cumberland University

( Photo credit:  Krissy Leigh Kimsal ) 

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Cumberland University, Honorary Doctorate, presented to Igor Babailov (2019)

Igor V. Babailov awarded the distinguished academic degree Doctor of Literary Letters (Honoris Causa)

by the historic Cumberland University

2019

 
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Hon. American Academician of

the Russian Academy of Arts  (est. 1757)

"Dear Mr. Babailov,

Congratulations to you on your election to the Russian Academy of Arts."

~  Dr. James H. Billington 

    The Librarian of the United States Congress

Igor Babailov, Hon. Academician of the Russian Academy of Arts (est.1757)
"An Academician is a member of an officially constituted Academy, such as the Russian Academy of Arts (est.1757), to be elected to which is a great honor, the pinnacle of the career of a traditional artist." ~ RAA
Previous recipients of this honor include designer Pierre Cardin, HRH Princess Chantal of France and American artist, Andrew Wyeth
 
Igor V. Babailov's Nobility Coat of Arms

Chevalier of the Order of St. Anne  (est.1735)

Dynastic Order of St. Anne, Knighthood - presented to Igor Babailov by Her Imperial Highness Grand Duchess Maria
Igor Babailov, Dynastic Order of St. Anne and Knighthood - presented by Her Imperial Highness Grand Duchess Maria, the Head of the House of Romanoff

Order of St. Anne, dynastic order of Knighthood, was presented to Igor Babailov by Her Imperial Highness Grand Duchess Maria Vladimirovna, the Head of the Imperial House of Romanov and descendant of the Russian, European and British royalty, including Alexander II and Queen Victoria. 

Malta, 2017 

 

Official Bronze Medal of the Pontificate

of His Holiness Pope St. John Paul II

Vatican City

Secretariat of State

Official Bronze Medal of the Pontificate of His Holiness Pope St. John Paul II, presented to Igor Babailov.
Igor Babailov, an Audience with Pope St. John Paul II, Vatican.

Vatican, 2003

 

General David H. Petraeus Award "For Excellence"

The General David Petraeus Award For Excellence, United States Army Commander, presented to Igor Babailov by Gen. Petraeus.
Gen. David Petraeus Award For Excellence, presented to Igor Babailov by Gen. Petraeus.

Presented by General David H. Petraeus, U.S. Military Commander, CIA Director, for the work on his portrait at West Point Academy Museum.

 

~ Official Major League Baseball ~ 

Award for Portraiture 

Igor Babailov - Award for Portraiture, Yankee Stadium.

Presented to Igor Babailov at Yankee Stadium, New York City

Joe DiMaggio Awards, 2011

 

Honored Artist of Udmurtia

Presented by President of Udmurtia, Ushakov A.A. 

 

The Tennessee Senate Resolution N69

"To recognize Igor Babailov and celebrate his artistic achievements."

Igor Babailov - The Honor of TN Senate Resolution No 69, signed into law by Governor Bill Haslam.
Senator Jack Johnson presents the TN Senate Award to portrait artist Igor Babailov

Signed into Law by Governor Bill Haslam and presented by Senator Jack Johnson

 

Order 'For Service to Art'  (The Golden Star)

Presented by the President of the International Academy of Culture and Art, Stronsky P.T.

Hon. Academician of the International Academy of Culture and Art

Official ceremony in Malta

For extended list of Awards and Honors see 'About the Artist' page 

Igor Babailov - Award for Portraiture, Yankee Stadium.