The sculpture 'Colp de Mar' by Xàbia artist, Tomás Sivera, has won the first prize of the exhibition Waterfront Sculptures Organized by the sculptor xabiero, Toni Marí and Marina de Dénia.
The show, which opened last July, is still open and it can be seen at the Ribera Pier of the Marina and Tourist Port of Dénia.
Today the awards ceremony was held by the mayor of Dénia, Vicent Grimalt, the director of Marina de Dénia, Gabriel Martínez, the sculptor Toni Marí and the rest of the jury, composed of Modesto Marí and Nicolás Merle.
The first prize, endowed with 1.500 euros, went to Tomás Sivera for his sculpture “Colp de Mar”, a piece of rough stone that represents the sea. Second, the jury has awarded Andrés Escrivá with 1.000 euros for his sculpture "Reunion" and thirdly the prize of 500 euros has fallen to Salvador Molla, for “Curved Jewel”.
The mayor of Dénia has congratulated all the participants, and has reviewed the «Artists work, which really surprised me. I also congratulate Marina de Dénia for giving artists the opportunity to exhibit in a framework like this and for their involvement in the culture of our city. ”
Nine artists participated in the exhibition: Tomás Sivera, Juan Caravaca, Andrés Escrivá, Kiko Torres, Miguel Ángel Miguel, Salvador Mollà, José Antonio Ahuir, Teo San José and Manolo Navas.
Gabriel Martínez has assured that “We will work to carry out a new edition in which we expect more female presence. This exhibition has been a success in social networks, which has favored the projection of Dénia internationally. ”