Open Arts Foundation has won Eventex awards (2012) in the categories "Cultural Event of the Year", "Festival of the Year", "Event of the Year", "Organizer of the Year" for "Night of Museums and Galleries - Plovdiv". An year later the organisation won "Cultural Event of the Year" and "Cultural Event of the Year".

"Annual architectural awards ARCH INOVA 2020", in the category "Realizations / Public buildings", the winner was FLUCA - Austrian Cultural Pavilion, together with Atelier DUO.

Vesselina Sarieva was ranked 35th in Kapital's (2012) "100 of the most influential women in Bulgaria", was included in Darik's "40 under 40" project (2014). She was Grazia magaine's "Woman of the Year" (2011) , as well as she was awarded "Iron Order for Contemporary Art Ventsislav Zankov", first edition (2010).