29-30-31 MARCH



The project Woman’s Essence created to give visibility, makes known to public and support women in contemporary art.
The project represents the contemporary women artists who break down barriers and from the role of passive representation object and inspiration goes to the active as an able artist to express creativity in the light of particular sensitivity, image of the “other” Art.


Woman’s Essence project was founded by Natalia Gryniuk in 2015. Now 7 successful editions of the project have been carried out in Milan, Paris, Madrid, Venice, Rome, Berlin and important collaborations as: UNESCO, 58th Biennale di Venezia, PONS Foundation, JOBS Foundation, Espace Commines, BRNO Auction House, Gallery 24B. In recent years, more than 250 female artists from all over the world have participated in the project. The selected artists, in addition to exhibiting their works, receive the annual prize WAA Woman’s Art Award established by Musa International.

Barcelona Art Scene

Barcelona, a city celebrated for its rich artistic heritage, is home to a dynamic contemporary art scene that draws inspiration from its vibrant culture, history, and cosmopolitan atmosphere. Serving as a hub for creativity and innovation, Barcelona has emerged as a hotspot for contemporary artists, galleries, and museums, making it an essential destination for art enthusiasts.

While iconic institutions like the Picasso Museum and the Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya showcase the city’s historical art legacy, Barcelona’s contemporary art scene thrives in numerous smaller galleries. These lesser-known yet equally compelling spaces offer a fresh perspective on art, serving as exciting meeting points for both art enthusiasts and collectors.

From hosting limited contemporary exhibitions to organizing cosmopolitan events, these galleries provide a vibrant alternative to the larger, more tourist-centric art venues in Barcelona. Exploring these diverse spaces adds another layer to Barcelona’s already rich tapestry of artistic expression, attracting those seeking a deeper and more nuanced engagement with the city’s flourishing contemporary art landscape.

Edition 2024 will be held on 29-31 March.

Woman Art Award 2024

Participant artists of Woman’s Essence Show 2024 will be awarded with WAA Woman Art Award in Barcelona. Worldwide contemporary art prize created to discover, recognise and give support to a women artists. The Prize aims to make a major contribution to the careers of artists involved in the dynamic cultural development of societies in transition, and give a voice to women artists and their issues that would otherwise remain silent.


Valid World Hall

An international meeting point for those interested in culture and all forms of artistic expression. A place where we strive to find a new form of cooperation in the human universe, a place that acts as a catalyst for creative initiatives and expressions in the search of innovation and excellence. A place where everything is possible.

With more than 250 m2 space, our aim is to create an innovative platform supporting all sorts of cultural initiatives in the city.

Valid World Hall Gallery is located in the heart of Barcelona, 5 minutes’ walk from the Arc de Triomf, less than 1 km far from the Sagrada Familia and Casa Milà. Playa De la Barceloneta and the Porto Olimpic can also be reached in less than 10 minutes by walk. Arc de Triomf metro station is 2 minutes walking distance.

Are you the Woman Artist? For the selections in the project, please send us 5 photos of your artworks, your curriculum at info@musaartspace.com

Critical text for Woman’s Essence 2024 will be curated by
Lika Spivakovska.

  • Ukrainian Gallerist, art writer, curator.
  • Art education: Sotheby’s Institute of Art New York.
  • Founder of Spivakovska Art Ego Gallery
  • Editor in chief of ARTNEWS.ONE
  • CEO Mandarin Maison Art Gallery

Author of many successful books.
Recently posted in The New York Times.

In total, over 100,000 people have signed up for Lika and her resources. Lika is a frequent guest on TV channels in business programs, programs devoted to creativity, art, fashion and beauty. Over the past year, more than 20 programs have appeared in Ukraine with her participation as the main guest of the studio, over 200 publications in print media and glossy magazines, and over 500 publications in online publications. Lika also conducts lectures and master classes on art, motivation, business strategies and capacity development.