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The Artist | Honours and Awards

2003
Awarded the Order of the Ikhamanga (A South African Honour usually awarded by the President of South Africa for achievements in arts, culture, literature, music, journalism, and sports)

1989
Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres

1989
Honorary Doctorate awarded by the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg.

1968
Awarded XIXe Grand Prix International de Peinture de Deauville

1964
Awarded a prize at the Exhibition of African Art, Nemours, France

1959
Sekoto’s poster chosen for the Second Congress of Negro Writers and Artists in Rome

1948
Sekoto’s painting used on poster for the Exhibition of South African Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture held at the Tate Gallery, London, UK etc.

1937
Awarded second prize (£5) in the May Esther Bedford Art Competition.

1924
Awarded a bible and five shillings for his design of a school badge at Botshabelo Training College