Awards

ARCO Madrid

Illy Sustainart Award

ARCOmadrid 2020 will host the 13th illy SustainArt Award, which recognises the work of Latin American artists born after 1970 who are from coffee-producing countries. During the fair, a jury formed by celebrities from the world of contemporary art will award a prize of 15,000 euros to the winner.

Cerveza Alhambra Award for emerging art

For the fourth year, ARCOmadrid will host the Cervezas Alhambra Award for Emerging Art, which brings together the best emerging artists on the domestic scene to create extraordinary pieces based on the spirit of the brand.

Lorenzo Sandoval, Diego Delas, Leonor Serrano Rivas, Christian García Bello and Irma Álvarez-Laviada García are the finalists selected by the committee of experts to create their pieces as part of a mentoring programme with the collaboration of highly accomplished artisans. The project will culminate with the exhibition of the five pieces in the Cervezas Alhambra space and the announcement of the winner during ARCOmadrid 2020.

The Cervezas Alhambra Award for Emerging Art proves the brand's special connection with arts and crafts through its support for creators who incorporate artisanship into their work with a contemporary touch, using the Alhambra and Granada as their inspiration.

Beep Award for Electronic Art

The BEEP Electronic Art Award will celebrate its fifteenth edition at ARCOmadrid 2020. This award's aim is to promote research, production and art exhibition linked to new technologies or electronic art. It will go to one of the pieces exhibited at the Fair.

The decision is made during the ARCOmadrid fair by a jury comprising professionals from the art world and the prize is 15,000 euros. The purpose is to enhance artistic creation linked to technology and to promote communication between those who manufacture and create technology and artistic creators.

Art Situacions Award

The fourth ARCOmadrid ART Situations Award, which is endowed with a €15,000 prize, will be awarded to an artist from the galleries participating in the Fair. The award is a private initiative to stimulate international artistic creation, uniting art and culture, together with the development of science and technology.

"A" Awards for Collecting

The fourth ARCOmadrid ART Situations Award, which is endowed with a €15,000 prize, will be awarded to an artist from the galleries participating in the Fair. The award is a private initiative to stimulate international artistic creation, uniting art and culture, together with the development of science and technology.

Opening Award

For the sixth year, ARCOmadrid will be presenting the Opening Award, which will recognise the best stand at the fair. A jury made up of invited Spanish and foreign curators and professionals will choose the best space from among the galleries participating in Opening. The prize will be a refund of the cost of renting the stand.