On Saturday, 27 April, Andrés García Ibáñez painters (Olula River, 1971) and Antonio López (Tomelloso, 1936) They gathered in Madrid this workshop to review the 108 Six more applications than in the previous edition- this year have presented other artists on the occasion of the convocation of the VIII Course Realism and Figuration, organized by the Art Foundation Ibáñez Cosentino with the collaboration of the Provincial de Almería and the city of Olula del Río, García Ibáñez taught again and Lopez in the Ibáñez Museum, of Monday 20 to Friday 24 May.
An unmissable event in the art calendar year shows a consolidation and international vocation of both the number of applications, as the different sources of the same, He is interested this year by the workshop both Spanish artists residing in provinces such as Albacete, Cordova, Asturias, Granada, Ávila, Alicante, Murcia, Valencia, Cádiz, Almería, Seville, Salamanca, Malaga, Bilbao, Valladolid, Madrid, Cuenca, Barcelona, Lleida, Huelva, Badajoz, Jaén, La Coruña and Girona, as painters from countries such as Argentina, Colombia, Russia, Andorra, Italy, Netherlands, France, U.S., China and Japan.
After a difficult selection process in which they were assessed both the dossier of works presented as the curriculum of the participants, Antonio López and Andrés García Ibáñez finally selected the 36 artists who come to Olula del Rio from many different points of the Spanish geography, as well as from China, Colombia, France and Japan.
Jose Baena Nieto (Cádiz), Javier Hernandez Bañón (Yecla, Murcia), Antonio Barahona Rosales (Seville), Daniel Bastida Galacho (Malaga), Isidro Hernández Brunete (Madrid), Samuel Cuadrado García (Seville), Jesus de la Rosa Aguilera (Priego de Córdoba, Cordova), Devesa Fernando Molina (Cádiz), Congoxian Dong (Hebei, China), Nadir Figueroa Mena (Barranquilla, Colombia), Miguel Angel Gallego Carrascosa (Aranjuez, Madrid), Antonio Gómez Olea (Madrid), Wenceslao Gómez Vera (Alcalá de Guadaira, Seville), Enrique González Reche (Valladolid), Isabel Sanz Innocence (Madrid), Lara Antonio Luque (Jerez de la Frontera, Cádiz), Ricardo Llopico Maillo (Barcelona), Ignacio Martinez Vergara (Madrid), Mendez Ara Murillo (Cordova), Eduardo Millán Sañudo (Jerez de la Frontera, Cádiz), Alberto Montes Sánchez (Los Corrales, Seville), Alberto Notario García (Irún, Guipúzcoa), Luis Jimenez Paltré (Goat, Cordova), Jean Carlos Puerto Cascarano (Caracas, Venezuela), María del Carmen Rodenas de Rivera (hellín, Albacete), Eva Ruiz García (Orihuela, Alicante), Francisco Ruiz Illan (Murcia), Daniel Sanchez Palomo (Two sisters, Seville), Amara Sánchez Toledo (Seville), David Diaz Serrano (Two sisters, Seville), Juan Manuel Sierra Sánchez (Albons, Gerona), David Terroba Seijo (Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona), Marcos Uriondo del Pozo (Saint-Ouen, France), Diego Vallejo García (Ávila), Juan Carlos Vasco Rodríguez (Seville) y Yoshihiko Yaegashi (Hanamaki-shi Iwate, Japan)
Alongside these thirty-six painters, they will pay an enrollment of 200 euros to establish its participation in the course, we selected four reserves, in case of resignation of any of the selected participants, would become full participants: Jesus Gil Friend (Medina de Rioseco, Valladolid), Felipe Leal Rodríguez (Santa Marta, Badajoz), Aurora Ruiz Moreno (Two sisters, Seville) y Danielle Brouns (Maastricht, Netherlands).
After selecting the 36 participants, Now begins the countdown to the next 20 May the Ibáñez Museum, Olula del Río province of Almeria again stand one more year, as it has been happening since 2012, as the undisputed benchmark of contemporary realism with the presence of teachers Antonio López and Andrés García Ibáñez, as well as the arrival of the thirty-six artists featured realistic for five days and share teaching experiences with Lopez and Garcia Ibanez in a special enabling environment for teaching, nonacademic, and debates about Art and Painting.