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 133 works.

The Minister for Culture, The Hon Christian Santos GMD MP officially opened the Exhibition and presented the awards on Tuesday 24th October 2023. Royal Academician, Stephen Cox carried out the adjudication.

The Prize winners are:

The Gustavo Bacarisas Prize    Juan Lucena Orellana       ‘Nocturno Urbano’
1st Prize

The Jacobo Azagury Prize         Iagustín Estudillo Peña       ‘Autorretrato’
2nd Prize

The Leni Mifsud Prize                 Sergio Galea Rodríguez     ‘Latent Dyslexia’
3rd Prize

The Rudesindo Mannia Prize     Michael Acris                    ‘Triumph of Desertness’
Best Gibraltar Theme

The Mario Finlayson Prize         David Llamas                    ‘An Extended Family Portrait’
Best Young Artist


Highly Commended:

Adam Galloway                           ‘Springtime Pill Box’

Caroline Canessa                         ‘Veranito Llanito’

Chris-Anne Alcantara                  ‘These Streets’

Emma Dalmedo                          ‘Thermal Vision’

Fermin Garcia Villaescusa           ‘Patio de Jerez V’

Jose Manuel Diaz Pino                 ‘Teriantropía’

Leslie Gaduzo                               ‘New York’

Manuel Castillero                          ‘Lux Aeterna’

Nancy Crisp                                  ‘Olori’

Naomi Duarte                              ‘Summer Burnout / Fiebre de Verano’

Sebastian Rodriguez                   ‘View from Gibraltar College’


The Exhibition is now open to the public until Saturday 4th November 2023 from 10.30am to 6.30pm on weekdays and 10.30am to 1.30pm on Saturdays. Entry is free.