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49th Gibraltar International Art Exhibition 2022 - 818/2022

November 02, 2022

The Gibraltar International Art Exhibition organised by Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture is being held at the Gustavo Bacarisas Gallery. Both local and international artists submitted a total of 128 works. 

The Minister for Culture, The Hon Prof John Cortes MBE JP MP officially opened the Exhibition and presented the awards on Tuesday 1st November 2022. Katherine Jones, a Royal Academician from the United Kingdom, carried out the adjudication.

The Prize winners are:

The Gustavo Bacarisas Prize             Fermin Garcia Villaescusa    ‘Ventana Al Patio’                     

1st Prize

The Jacobo Azagury Prize                   Sebastian Rodriquez                ‘Jimera De Libar Plein Air’  

2nd Prize

The Leni Mifsud Prize                             Gavin Keith Garcia                     ‘Mother And Child (The Embrace)’

3rd Prize                                                                                                                          

The Rudesindo Mannia Prize            Bathsheba Peralta                     ‘Rosia’                                                               

Best Gibraltar Theme                         

The Mario Finlayson Prize                  Naomi Duarte                             ‘Dabuti, 92’

Best Young Artist

The following received ‘Highly Commended’ Certificates:

Jane Langdon                                               ‘Sky Ablaze Over The Rock’

Orsolya Demetrovics                                     ‘Reflections’

Naomi Martinez                                           ‘A Shrimp Cracker’

Monica Popham                                          ‘Winter Sun’

Julian Osborne                                             ‘Piccadilly’

Shannen Vinent                                           ‘Caleta Palace Hotel 1964-2022’

Ronald Gingell                                              ‘Life Like A Candle In The Wind’

Francisco Alarcon                                      ‘La Negra Flor’

The Exhibition is now open to the public until Saturday 12th November 2022 from 10.30am to 6.30pm on weekdays and 10.30am to 1.30pm on Saturdays. Entry is free.