Author Archives: Carmen Rey

XXXII Sanvisens Painting Contest 2018

On Saturday, November 17th, 2018, at the Miramar Cultural Center, the exhibition of the XXXII Sanvisens Painting Contest and the XXII Pere Jou Sculpture Contest was inaugurated, and the prizes were awarded.

Some 80 artists from the nearly 200 presented have been selected to exhibit in both categories. The exhibition will be open until January 13, 2019.

This year I was lucky to have been selected again, this time with the oil on wood “Red Wall”.

Group Exhibition 15×15

On November 8th, the group exhibition “15 x 15”, organized annually by the Association for the Arts Sant Lluc, opened in the Art Gallery Moldumat, in Mataró.

The exhibition will be opened till December 8th, and collects artworks by the members of the association in 15 by 15 cm format, in any thematic and pictorial technique.

My collaboration for this year’s event is a portrait of my son in oil on paper.

These are some pictures of the exhibition:

More information about the inauguration or the exhibition can be found in Sant Lluc Association blog http://associaciosantlluc.blogspot.com.es/.

The gallery raffled one of the artworks among the attendees.

Sant Lluc Exhibition 2018

On September 20th, the Group Exhibition Sant Lluc 2018 was inaugurated in Iluro Foundation in Mataró with a large influx of visitors. The event was attended by representatives of the Sant Lluc Association, the Iluro Foundation and the City Hall of Mataró.

The exhibition includes artworks by the students of art, in addition to the selected artists, and the guest artist this year, the sculptor Jaume Simón.

My work for this event is the oil on linen “Childhood“.

The exhibition can be visited until November 4th, 2018. More information, on the Facebook  page of Associació Sant Lluc.

X and XI Exhibitions of Realistic Painters and Sculptors in Toledo and León

From August 11th to the 29th, 2018, Eugenio Fernández Díaz curated the X exhibition of Painters and Realistic Sculptors, gathering figurative works in different techniques of artists from various countries. The exhibition was held at the La Celestina Museum, in La Puebla de Montalbán, coinciding with the city’s theater festival.

The XI Exhibition of the Exhibition has been held in the Auditorium of León between September 7th and 29th, 2018, including also this time works of great quality of Spanish and foreign artists.

In both events my two oil paintings selected were “Abstraction” and Longing“.

These pictures of the exhibition in León were provided by Eugenio Fernández:

7th Painting Contest Humet-Saula in Calella

On September 8th 2018, the exhibition of selected works was inaugurated among the approximately 200 submitted paintings to the 7th Humet-Saula Painting Contests, in Calella. The act was carried out with a large influx of public, and the assistance of the mayor of Calella and Mrs. Saula, patron of the contest, among other personalities.

I am very grateful that my artwork “Study in blue“, oil on wood panel, has been selected. The exhibition can be visited until September 30th at the Exhibition Room in the Old City Hall of Calella.

IX Group Exhibition of Realistic Painters and Sculptors, Aranjuez

On May 10th, 2018, the IX Group Exhibition of Realistic Painters and Sculptors was inaugurated, including figurative works in different techniques of artists from all over the country. The exhibition is curated by Eugenio Fernández Díaz, at the Isabel de Farnesio Cultural Center in Aranjuez.

Two of my oil paintings were selected for exhibition: “With the wind” and “Alone”.

Group photo of the artists attending the inauguration:

The exhibition can be visited until May 29 at the Isabel de Farnesio Cultural Center, in Calle del Capitán Angosto Gómez Castrillón, 39, in Aranjuez.

“Open Museum” 2018

The 7th edition of the Exhibition “Museu Obert” of Mataró opens on the 10th May 2018, up to the 20th May. It has been organized by Unió de Botiguers of Mataró, the Association Sant LLuc per l’Art de Mataró, Bassat Collection of Contemporary Art of Catalonia and Iluro Fundation.

The artists of the Association Sant LLuc Mataró per l’Art exhibit their works in the windows of 60 establishments in the city.

Carmen Rey collaborates with the artwork “Abstraction”, oil on wood panel, at “Perruqueria Joaquím”, in Muralla de Sant Llorenç, nº 12, Mataró.

The link to the map of shops where artworks are exhibited can be found here: link.

Detailed information in  the Facebook page of Sant Lluc Association.

Bookmarks Exhibition 2018

The exhibition of bookmarks organized annually by the association Sant Lluc de Mataró was inaugurated on April 13, 2018 at the collective’s premises and will be open until 6th May. Each partner participates with two markers made in any technique and a great variety of themes.

Finally I decided to collaborate with these lotus flowers in oil on cardboard:

Exhibition for the International women’s Day, 2018

As every year, on the occasion of International Women’s Day, the Association of Plastic Artists and the City Council of Premià de Mar, organize a group exhibition of art focused on the female genre, in which artists from the city participate, together amb other groups of artists.
Yesterday, March 8, the inauguration took place with the collaboration of the artist Mercedes Delclós, who made a beautiful poetic interpretation with a Baschet sound sculpture.

I collaborate with the oil on wood “Abstraction“.

The exhibition will remain open until 18th March at Sala Premiart, in Sant Antoni, 3, Premià de Mar.