oS CATRO GATOS - for exhibitions in 2020

In order to support the emerging creation, OS CATRO GATOS opens a Call for Exhibitions in 2020.

  • Through this call will select 50% of the programming of the showroom.
  • The call is aimed at artists, creators and collectives, working mainly in 2 dimensions for issues of space, having as a language contemporary visual arts ( painting, sculpture, installation, video art, photography, etc.), in small and medium format.
  • The disciplines in 3 dimensions or of different character to the previously stipulated ones will be taken into account in function of the thematic realized and the disposition of the project in the exhibition hall.
  • We are looking for projects designed to be shown in OS CATRO GATOS taking into account both the characteristics of the exhibition space and that have not been exposed in Santiago de Compostela previously.
  • The selection will be made according to criterion of artistic quality, originality, technical viability and adaptation to the work line of OS CATRO GATOS. Proposals that present a complete assembly, experimenting with new formats and trying to offer an innovative proposal, as well as complementary activities to the exhibition project (talks, projections, workshops, publications, etc.) will be positively valued.
  • The selected projects will be exhibited at OS CATRO GATOS during the year 2018 and will be supported by the space for the assembly, the diffusion and the development of the exhibition; that will have a duration of 30 days .

Below you will find all the information and details to present your project.


selection process

The proposals will be selected in a 2-step process:

Preselection - 10 projects * -

A jury made up of cultural managers, designers and artists from different disciplines, will contribute their knowledge and experience when evaluating the projects, and pre-select a *maximum of 10 projects. 


Final Selection - 4 projects * -

Of all the pre-selected projects, the team of CATRO GATOS will select up to 4 projects that will give shape to the Schedule of Exhibitions of OS CATRO GATOS in 2020.

*maximum of 4 projects. 


Reception of projects: From March 1st to June 30, 2019


Selection Period:

  • Phase 1: Preselection - From 1st March to June 30, 2019.
  • Phase 2: Final Selection - From 1st to August 31, 2019.

Pre-selected Publication: August 1st, 2019

Selected Publication: Septembre 1st, 2019

Exhibitions: Between January 1 and December 31, 2020



Vicente Prego. Lcdo. in BBAA. Graduated arts and crafts. Plastic artist and teacher.

Santiago de Compostela.

Olalla Cortizas Varela. Dra. At BBAA Teacher at the School of Education Sciences.

Santiago de Compostela.

María Magán Lampón, Dr. at BBAA. Director of La Doce (art space) Plastic artist. Boiro

Sara Pérez Bello. Apo`strophe Art Room Director. Cultural manager, painter.

Rebeca Lar  Grad. at BBAA. Plastic artist. Vigo

Afonso Sestelo. Photographer. Santiago de Compostela.

Tino Canicoba. Sculptor. Vedra.




Inés Silvalde Lcd in BBAA. Graduated in Arts and crafts, Plastic artist.

Co-director of Os Catro Gatos, Santiago de Compostela.
Delio Sánchez Graduated in Arts and crafts., Plastic artist.

Co-director of Os Catro Gatos, Santiago de Compostela.


when can proposals be submitted ?

  •  The period of reception of projects is from MARCH 1st to JUNE 30, 2019 (both included).
  • Participation in this call implies knowledge and full acceptance of its TERMS .To answer questions or other questions, contact: comite.oscatrogatos@gmail.com
  • OS CATRO GATOS reserves the right to resolve all that is not foreseen in these bases, including the possibility of varying the final number of selected if the quality of the submitted projects does not adapt to the objectives of the exhibition programming, as well as to propose modifications that may improve its performance.
  • To participate in the call it is necessary to cover THIS FORM and attach to it a Portfolio in .PDF format. 
  • The portfolio must contain:
  • Personal information, Name, address, contact phone, email, web, instagram, facebook, etc.
  • Artistic Curriculum.
  • EXPOSITIVE PROJECT Theoretical and technical description of the project, and photos of at least 10 works. The maximum size of the PDF will be 20 pages, and a maximum weight of 50 Mb.


showroom plan
plano sala .pdf
Documento Adobe Acrobat 900.2 KB

The showroom. Some past Exhibitions