Best Gallery Award by Fundació Banc Sabadell
This award consists on the election of the Best Gallery at Swab Barcelona, and the acquisition by Banc Sabadell Foundation of an artwork from the winning gallery for its collection.
President of the Jury: Miquel Molins, Banc Sabadell Foundation president.
Members of the Jury: Josep Maria Civit (Collector), Jérôme Pantalacci, (Art-O-Rama director) and Glòria Picazo, (Art La Panera Center director).
Winner: Galerie Alain Gutharc.
Estefania Peñafiel Loaiza Artwork
DKV Award- Best Spanish Artist
Consists on the acquisition by DKV Seguros of an artwork of a Spanish artist participating in Swab Barcelona 2015 for its contemporary art collection.
President of the Jury: President Josep Santa Creu Bonjoch, Chief Executive Officer DKV Seguros
Members of the Jury: Alicia Ventura, (Program Arteria DKV adviser and curator), Inmaculada Corcho (ABC Museum director) and Candela Soldevilla (Collector).
Winner; Laura González Cabrera. Galeria Angeles Baños.
MANGO young artist Award
Through a specialized jury, MANGO will award and purchase an artwork of an emerging artist of the participating galleries at Swab Barcelona.
President of the Jury: Frans Bonet, Image Director of Mango.
Members of the Jury: Josep Juanpere (Architect and collector), Harold Berg (Collector), Jaime Sordo (9915 Collector Association president) and Natalia Chocarro (Vilacasas Foundation).
Winner; Adrián Espinós. Galeria Trama.
Photo: Winner artwork of Adrían Espinós with the collectors Harold Berg and Joaquin Diez-Cascón
Grisart Photography Award that will be ceded to the MACBA Foundation Barcelona.
This Award consists on the adquisition of one photography selected within all the pieces presented at Swab 2015 by the 65 participating galleries. The photo will be selected by a specialized jury in photography and will be ceded to the MACBA Foundation of Barcelona.
President of the Jury: Albert Gusi (Grisart director and visual artist).
Members of the Jury: Rafa Badia (photographer, graphic editor and teaching), Enric Montes (Photographer) and Juan Redón (Architect and collector).
Winner; Luis Macías. etHall Dibujo Contemporáneo Gallery
Lluís Coromina Foundation Award
Lluis Coromina Foundation Award for the Best Catalan Artist: with the support of bonart cultural. Consists on the acquisition of a work of a Catalan artist participating in Swab Barcelona 2015.
President of the jury : Lluís Coromina, Lluís Coromina Foundation president.
Jurors: Joan M. Minguet (President of the Catalan Association of Critics of art), Montse Badia (Critic of Art and Artistic Director in Cal Cego), Ricard Planas (Critic of art and director of bonart cultural), Eulalia Grau (artist) and Quim Tugas (Colector).
Winner; Gonzalo Elvira. Galeria Sicart.
2º Winner; Arts Coming pack. 1ªEdition.
Idea Art Marset Award
This award, following Marset desire to start a collection of emerging contemporary art, consists on the acquisition of a work that represents a design innovation or creativity in Swab Barcelona 2015. Being rewarded the author and the artist gallery.
President of the Jury: Javier Marset (Marset director).
Members of the Jury Joaquin Diez-Cascón (Collector), Ramon Canals (Architect) and Miquel Planas (Fine Arts school professor).
Winner; Theo Firmo. Galeria Javier Silva.
Drawing Award by Col.lecció Diezy7
Swab Drawing Prize is an award created in 2008 consisting of the acquisition of a work by the collection Diezy7. The winning artwork is selected from participating artworks and presented during the days of Swab by a jury of prominent members of the contemporary art world for their work as curators, critics and collectors. Swab Drawing Prize is aimed at emerging artists with works on paper or other media in the category drawing.
President of the Jury: Fernando Romero Simó (MOMA adviser).
Member of the Jury: Ariadna Ramonetti, (Curator), Fernando Fernández (collector) and Joaquin Diez-Cascón (Swab Barcelona director and Diezy7 private collection).
The Best of Swab 2017
Swab Awards 2017
En busca del territorio
Interview to Carolina Díez-Cascón
Swab on Paper 2017
Swab Performance 2017
Interview with Xavier de Luca
Focus Mediterranean 2017
Swab Seed 2017
Interview with Susanne Birbragher
Interview David Armengol
Interview with Harold Berg
Swab Stairs 2017
ART SHOCK by SwabStairsxInstax 2017
Interview with Albertine de Galbert
We spoke with Giuseppe Casarotto
We spoke with Marisol Rodríguez
New Edition IN/OUT
We spoke with Alfredo Hertzog
Behind the Artist
We spoke with Domenico de Chirico
Swab Barcelona celebrates its tenth anniversary
Swab 2016 View
Swab Awards 2016