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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.

Online Contest Art Fusion “Women Artists” 2018

In this quarterly art exhibition the artists, the selected artists, all of them women, from US, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, Philippines, Spain, Germany, Ireland, Zambia, Israel, Japan, Romania, Cyprus, Morocco, Armenia, India, Scotland, and R. Macedonia, summited artworks of any theme to  three categories (Traditional, Digital & Photography and 3-Dimensional). This year, due to the large amount of entries received, three Best In Show awards have been given, for the three categories,  instead of just one.

The online exhibition can be accessed in the web site from January 15th to April 14th, 2018. Carmen Rey has been selected as finalist with two portraits, oil on canvas,  “Tenderness” and “Portrait of Abel”.

Exhibition Sant Lluc 15×15 of 2017

The collective exhibition “15 x 15” of 2017 opens on December 15 in the building of the Association Sant Lluc per l’Art de Mataró. The exhibition will be open until January 28, 2018, and collects engravings, drawings, paintings and photographs of 60 of the members of the collective, in 15 x 15 cm format.

This year I collaborate with the artwork “Blue bird“, oil on paper.

These are some images of the exhibition:

More information about the inauguration or the exhibition, at the blog of Associació Sant Lluc per l’Art:

Awards in Fusion Art contests 2017

Fusion Art Seasons  – Diciembre 2017

En este concurso, los artistas seleccionados, procedentes de EE. UU., Canadá, Reino Unido, Australia, Filipinas, Corea del Sur, Italia, Austria y España, presentaron obras relacionadas con su interpretación de cualquiera de las cuatro estaciones del año.

En este certamen se otorgaron 8 menciones honoríficas, una de las cuales fue para Carmen Rey por su óleo “Su camino”. Se puede visitar la Página web de ganadores del mes con información acerca de los artistas premiados.

3rd Exposición Anual Figura & Retrato – Octubre 2017 (Categoría de Arte Tradicional)

El concurso internacional de Fusion Art “3rd Annual Figures & Faces” recibió obras de artistas de Estados Unidos, Canadá, Reino Unido, Letonia, Corea del Sur, Chipre, Israel, Australia, España, Rumania, Taiwán, Alemania, Eslovenia, Italia y Sudáfrica.

Carmen Rey resultó finalista con dos de sus obras: “Reflexiones y “Con el viento”.

Este es el video que recoge las obras ganadoras y finalistas de la categoría de Arte Tradicional.

XXXI Sanvisens Painting Contest, Sitges

On November 18th,  the XXXI Sanvisens Painting Contest, and XX Pere Jou Sculpture Competition were inaugurated at the Miramar Building in Sitges. More than 150 artworks were presented this year to the painting contest, and 66 of them were selected for their exhibition. The winners of both contests were announced during the opening, in a ceremony with a large audience. The exhibited works can be visited until January 14th, 2018.

I feel very honored to have been selected among the artists that have been able to exhibit in this contest, with the oil in canvas “Alone.

I am, as always, so grateful to my family and friends for their constant support.

“Sitges Actiu” provides more information about the exhibition and images of the artworks exhibited and winners, in their web site and Facebook. From those sources I take the following two images, which show the reading of the awards and the works of the 2nd painting prize Mª Gloria Cañado López , and the 1st prize Josep Manuel Aznar Díaz, whom I congratulate.

Japanese Art Exhibition

On the 10th November the Japanese Art Exhibition 2017 was inaugurated, including some Sumi-e artworks by the students of Kaoru Hirose, and the artist herself. The group exhibition will be open until 25th November at Restaurant Bar Cel Ona Cirera street, 4 in Barcelona.

Kaoru Hirose collaborated with two of her artworks:

These are pictures of the rest of the paintings exhibited:

Group Exhibition Sant Lluc 2017

The group exhibition Sant Lluc 2017 was inaugurated on Septembre 20th at the Sala Iluro in Mataró. The event was attended by representatives of Sant Lluc Association,  Foundation Iluro and the City Council of Mataró, and a large audience.

The exhibition includes works by 78 selected artists, plus the ones corresponding to art students, and the invited artist this year, the sculptor Agàpit Borràs. The exhibition with be open till Novembre 5th. For more information,  please see the Facebook page of Associació Sant Lluc.

I collaborated with the artwork  “With the wind“, oil on canvas, which appears in the image below with my friend Lidia, whom I thank so much for posing for it.

I’m very glad to be able to exhibit in this gallery again, and share this joy with my family and friends, whom I want to thank for their constant support.

As every year, a session was held in which the artists of the exposed works commented on their paintings or sculptures to the attendees, on October 22nd. It is very interesting to share with the rest of the artists and visitors the origin, technique, etc. used.