Artist David Catá from Lugo, winner of the fifteenth Art Reganosa edition.
David Catá (Viveiro, 1988) with his work "Horizontes" was the winner of the fifteenth edition of Art Reganosa, the decision was announced this morning at the headquarters of the METRO Art Gallery in Santiago de Compostela. The prize consists in the acquisition of the work selected at the Art Reganosa collection and a limited edition of 150 copies signed by the artist as a Christmas corporate gift.
The jury was formed by Reganosa´s president, José María Paz Goday, and general manager, Emilio Bruquetas, the winner of the previous edition, Rosendo Cid, the manager of the Galician Center of Contemporary Art, Santiago Olmo and Mercedes Rozas, art critic.
The winner was chosen from a selection of ten galician young artists. They proposed different disciplines of works, sculptoral – pictorial and photographic; the sea was the main theme for this edition. The winner, David Catá, is one of the most outstanding galician new values. Despite his young age, he has developed a work that moves in different disciplines (painting, sculpture, photography and performances) with a lot of coherence and conceptual solidity, positioning itself as one of the most innovative artists of the national art scene. His short career is full of national and international awards.
The edition of Art Reganosa has been held for fifteen years, in its collection includes prominent galician artists like Jorge Cabezas, Peteiro Anton Pulido or Rosendo Cid. This initiative is part of Reganosa´s policy of Corporate Social Responsibility, including actions of cultural patronage as the celebration of this award or the impulse of the Caldoval Museum (Mugardos), unique space in Galicia to interpret sports and health from the Roman times.