Best Gallery Award by Fundació Banc Sabadell
This award consists of the election of the best gallery at Swab Barcelona 2017, 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, independent curator.
Winner: Rafael Pérez Hernando Gallery.
Best Spanish Artist Award by DKV
The award consists of the acquisition by DKV Seguros of an artwork of a Spanish artist participating in Swab Barcelona 2017 to be included in its contemporary art collection.
President of the jury: Josep Santacreu i Bonjoch, DKV Seguros, CEO
Members of the jury: Alicia Ventura and Juan B. Peiró, DKV Collection advisors.
Winner: Daniel Martín Corona. Ángeles Baños Gallery
Emerging Artist Award by MANGO
Through a specialized jury, MANGO will award and purchase an artwork of an emerging artist from the participating galleries at Swab Barcelona 2017.
President of the jury: Jan Rivera Bosch, Image Director of Mango.
Members of the jury: Josep Joanpere, architect and collector. Natalia Chocarro, Head of Press and Communications and Deputy Art Director of Vila Casas Foundation.
Winner: Patrik Grijalvo. Victor Lope Arte Contemporaneo.
Photography Award by Grisart
This award consists on the adquisition of one photographic work selected within all the pieces presented at Swab 2017 by participating galleries. The photo will be selected by a specialized jury in photography and will be incorporated into the Grisart collection.
President of the jury: Albert Gusi, Grisart director and visual artist
Members of the jury: Israel Ariño, artist, photographer and Grisart professor; Jesús Vilamajó, photographer, cultural activist and director of the Panoràmic Festival.
Winner: Lois Patiño. RocioSantaCruz Gallery.
Idea Art Award by Martset
This award, following Marset's desire to start a collection of emerging contemporary art, consists of the acquisition of a work presented at Swab Barcelona 2017 that represents an innovation in design or creativity.
President of the jury: Javier Marset, Marset director.
Members of the jury: Ramón Canals, architect; Miquel Planas, academic of the Fine Arts Academy.
Winner: Patrik Grijalvo. Victor Lope Arte Contemporáneo.
Drawing Award by Col.lecció Diezy7
The Drawing Award was created in 2008, consisting of the acquisition of a work by the Diezy7 Collection. The winning piece is selected from artworks presented at Swab Barcelona 2017 by a jury of prominent members of the contemporary art world for their work as curators, critics and collectors. It is aimed at emerging artists with works on paper or other media in the drawing category.
President of the Jury: Fernando Romero Simó, MOMA advisor.
Members of the jury: Giuseppe Casarotto, collector and ClubGAMeC president and Joaquín Díez-Cascón, Swab Barcelona director.
Winner: Alberto Miani, SGR Galería.