Swab Awards

Julia Llerena After Receiving The Award

DKV – Award to the best spanish artist

One more edition, DKV rewards the best Spanish artistic proposal of Swab 2019, to be included in the DKV Seguros collection.

President of the jury: Josep Santacreu 

Winner: Julia Llerena. RocioSantaCruz.

Julia Llerena after receiving the award


Nina Kunan Part Of Quimera Team

MANGO – Award to the best emergent artist

Mango renews its commitment to contemporary art one more year and awards the best emerging artist of Swab Barcelona 2019, acquiring a work that will become part of its collection.

Winner: Ezequiel Moreno Swinnen. Quimera.

Nina Kunan, part of Quimera’s team, after receiving the award




Pep Vidal Joaquin Diez Cascon

Colección Diezy7 – Best artwork on paper

Created in 2008, this prize consists in the acquisition of a work to form part of the Diezy7 collection. This award is aimed at emerging artists with artworks on paper or other forms of drawing.

President of the jury: Joaquín Diez-Cascón

Winner: Pep Vidal. ADN Galeria.

Pep Vidal after receiving the award, alongside with Joaquín Diez-Cascón.




Gillian King And Andres Weissman

Espronceda Center for Art & Culture – Artistic residency award

Espronceda collaborates for the first time with Swab offering an artistic residence at its facilities in Barcelona to two exhibiting artists of the fair.

President of the jury: Holger Sprengel, co-founder Espronceda, Maribel Navarro Cortes Curator and culture manager, Joan Abelló, art critic and artistic Director.


Andrés Weissman. Gachi Prieto.

Gillian King. Galerie Nicolas Robert.