Swab Awards 2016

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.

Winner: Sicart Gallery. Solo show Antònia del Rio.

Sicart Gallery booth, artist Antònia del Rio


DKV Award- Best Spanish Artist


Consists on the acquisition by DKV Seguros of an artwork of a Spanish artist participating in Swab Barcelona 2016 for its contemporary art collection.

President of the Jury: President Josep Santa Creu Bonjoch, Chief Executive Officer DKV Seguros

Winner; Lúa Coderch. Galeria Angels Barcelona.


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Lúa Coderch



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: Jan Rivera Bosch, Image Director of Mango.

Winner; Mar Arza. Galeria Rocio Santa Cruz.


Mar Arza



Lluís Coromina Foundation Award


Lluis Coromina Foundation Award for the Best Catalan Artistwith the support of bonart cultural. Consists on the acquisition of a work of a Catalan artist participating in Swab Barcelona 2016.

President of the jury : Lluís Coromina,  Lluís Coromina Foundation president.

Winner; Lúa Coderch. Galeria Angels Barcelona.



Video by Lúa Coderch




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 2016. Being rewarded the author and the artist gallery.

President of the Jury: Javier Marset, Marset director.

Winner; Sabine Finkenauer. Galeria Rafael Pérez Hernando.



Galeria Rafael Pérez Hernando booth.



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 advisor.

Winner: Santiago Giralda. Galería Moisés Pérez Albéniz.


Santiago Giralda