An Initiative

Which is consolidated each edition with the “visión” to serve a “transversal and inclusive” project between society, business and institutions, to maximize this common effort to build a more fruitful coexistence between individuals, and between them and the social structures in which are integrated, giving the greater visibility to the immense relevance of Art in the construction of a more humane society and therefore freer.

Awards 2017

Awards 2016 / Awards 2015

The jury

The figure of the patron is now more necessary and relevant than ever, due to their task maintaining the culture heritage of a country and because they have become key promoters of new artistic talents.

The Jury

KONRAD O. BERNHEIMER
KONRAD O. BERNHEIMER
Chairman of TEFAF
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CARMEN IGLESIAS
President of the History Academy
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CHARO IZQUIERDO
Director Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Madrid
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SOLEDAD LUCA DE TENA
Board Vocento and President Foundation ABC
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GABRIELA ORTIZ DE GARZA
President of the Board of the Palace of Fine Arts of Mexico
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CARMEN POSADAS
Writer, National Prize of Literature
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CARMEN REVIRIEGO
President of Callia. Transcend through art

The awardees

 

Each year the jury recognizes the work of two patrons, one Spanish and other from Latin America, that are stand out for its ethical and moral convictions, and the courage to act according them, also due to the generosity to accept this recognition, helping the Awards to inspire by their example so other men and women can be involved with the same conviction in the conservation, promotion and dissemination of heritage and artistic talent in Spain and Latin America.

SPANISH PATRON AWARD 2017

Carlos Fitz-James Stuart
_ Fundación Casa de Alba

Madrid, 20 de febrero, 2017

President of the House of Alba Foundation. A cultural institution established by Ms. Cayetana Fitz-James Stuart, 18th Duchess of Alba, aware of the enormous artistic and cultural heritage owned by the family.
Considered one of the most outstanding private art collections of the world, the objectives of the Foundation are permanent exhibition of the artworks at the Palacio de Liria, preservation and dissemination of the historical and artistic heritage of the House of Alba.

www.fundacióncasadealba.com

LATIN AMERICAN PATRON AWARD 2017

Patricia Phelps de Cisneros
_ Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros

Founder of the Patricia Phelps de Cisneros Collection to support the arts, she has been awarded with the Grand Cross of the Civil Order of Alfonso X the Wise and the Leone d’Oro San Marco in Venice among others.
For more than four decades she has strongly supported education and the arts, especially in Latin America, through grants to artists, exhibitions and publications. She is member among others of the MoMA Council and the Trustees of the Reina Sofía National Art Museum.

www.coleccioncisneros.org

SPANISH PATRON AWARD 2016

Elena Foster
_Ivorypress

Ivorypress founded in 1996, is a publishing house focused on the creation and production of artist books. Directs the project C Photo, which promotes photography through publications, exhibitions and academic and institutional support. Ivorypress has created the Department of Contemporary Art at Oxford University.
Along with the whole team, they have curated international exhibitions, C on Cities (10th Venice Biennale of Architecture, 2006), Blood on Paper (Victoria & Albert Museum, London 2008) and Real Venice (Somerset House, London , 2012).

www.ivorypress.com

LATIN AMERICAN PATRON AWARD 2016

 Barbará Garza
_Colección FEMSA

FEMSA Collection has been recognized as one of the most important corporate art collections from Latin America. It has more than 1,200 works that illustrate the evolution, diversity and richness of Latin American art from the 20th and 21st centuries, which special emphasis on Mexican art. Through an active program of exhibitions, the company shares its collection fulfilling its goal of promoting and encouraging artistic creation.
It also has a Loan Program, through which it has collaborated with more than 120 cultural institutions around the world. Another initiative is the FEMSA Biennial; visual arts contest to recognize, encourage and disseminate artistic creation in Mexico.

www.coleccionfemsa.com

SPANISH PATRON AWARD 2015

 Mayte Spínola Barreiros
_ASOCIACIÓN PROARTE Y CULTURA

Grupo Pro Arte y Cultura seeks to support artists from all social and cultural backgrounds, but always from small towns or municipalities as the citizen is the one who chooses and promotes social initiatives.
Each project is studied and each artist is free to participate. There are more than 200 artists from different nationalities; painters, sculptors, photographers and intellectuals. There is always a curated selection.

 

www.grupoproarteycultura.com

LATIN AMERICAN PATRON AWARD 2015

 Solita Mishaan
_FUNDACIÓN MISOL

MISOL seeks to support the Colombian and Latin American art scene and contribute to the formation of different public specialized in the development of a broad and inclusive educational program.
The Foundation aims to provide support to Latin American artists at different stages of their artistic processes, encourage artistic creation with the funding of specific artistic and curatorial projects, contribute with publications specialized in contemporary art, encourage artistic residencies in external programs and provide scholarships in partnership with organizations around the world.

www.misol.org

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