During this last weekend, artists Antonio López (Tomelloso, 1936) and Andrés García Ibáñez (Olula River, 1971) They have carried out the review of the 102 dossier which this year have been received on the occasion of the convocation of the VII Course of realism and figuration that Ibáñez Cosentino Art Foundation organized annually with the collaboration of the Provincial de Almería and the city of Olula del Río. A dossier which this time have come from various Spanish provinces (Valladolid, Huelva, Cádiz, Seville, Malaga, Madrid, Barcelona, Alicante, Cordova, Burgos, Tenerife, Valencia, Granada, Jaén, Murcia, Guipúzcoa, Ibiza, Almería, Castellon and Badajoz) and other countries like Argentina, Mexico, Italy, Belgium, Brazil, Japan, Venezuela, South Korea, Croatia the Bulgaria.
After long hours of deliberation, given the high artistic quality and level of curricular most painters who have applied for participation, Antonio López and Andrés García Ibáñez have selected a total of 36 artists who come to Olula del Rio (Almería) both from the most diverse points of Spanish geography, and from Italy, Mexico, Bulgaria and South Korea.
The painters who have the opportunity to share knowledge and experiences with Antonio López and Andrés García Ibáñez between the 21 and 25 next May are: Jesus Gil Friend (Medina de Rioseco, Valladolid), Andrés Aparicio Castilian (Villarrasa, Huelva), Pepe Baena Nieto (Cádiz), Fabrizio Child, Antonio Barahona Rosales (Seville), Daniel Bastida Galacho (Malaga), Isidro Hernández Brunete (Madrid), Juan Manuel Campos Guisado (Madrid), Cano Rocio Guzman (Jerez de la Frontera, Cádiz), Elisa Capdevila valid (Barcelona), Odu Carmona Rodriguez (Olula River, Almería), Monica de la Rosa Orellana (Arcos de la Frontera, Cádiz), Ana del Valle Ojeda (Burgos), Conrado Ruiz Diaz (Santa Cruz of Tenerife), Estudillo Ignacio Pérez (Jerez de la Frontera, Cádiz), Edgard Gamboa (Mexico D. F.), Antonio Gómez Olea (Madrid), Wenceslao Gómez Vera (Alcalá de Guadaira, Seville), Enrique González Reche (Valladolid), Isabel Sanz Innocence (Madrid), Julia Jimenez Santa-Olalla (Granada), Lara Antonio Luque (Jerez de la Frontera, Cádiz), Juan Lobato Moreno (Ubrique, Cádiz), Georgieva Lyubov Zhorova (Pleven, Bulgaria), Carmen Morillo Barragán (Seville), Alberto Notario García (Irún, Guipúzcoa), Luis Jimenez Paltré (Goat, Cordova), Bruno Preciado Borreguero (Ibiza), Jean Carlos Puerto Cascarano (Caracas, Venezuela), Eva Ruiz García (Orihuela, Alicante), Amara Sánchez Toledo (Seville), Kim Seo of (Republic of Korea), David Serrano Díaz (Madrid), Valentina Sforzini (Mantova, Italy), Laura Vinós Calero (Cordova) y Kim Young Sun (Kwangju, South Korea).
Alongside these thirty-six painters, they will pay an enrollment of 200 € to establish its participation in the course, Antonio López and Andrés García Ibáñez, in compliance with the bases Course, They have selected five reserves, in case of resignation of any of the selected participants, They would occupy square: Jesus de la Rosa Aguilera (Priego de Córdoba, Cordova), Eugen cabbage (Dakovo, Croatia), Ignacio Martín Square (Murcia), Rosario Ortiz García (Orihuela, Alicante) and Adriana Martin Berges (Madrid).
Data from a consolidated project
As indicated J. M. Martin Robles, director of the Art Foundation Ibáñez Cosentino and course coordinator of realism and figuration, 'Course Realism and Figuration is a fully consolidated within the cultural agenda and national almeriense that Antonio López and Andrés García Ibáñez provide full cooperation and that year after year has an excellent reception from the international art community project, as showing that over the seven editions convened requests have arrived twenty artists from different nationalities ".
De facto, the data in this annual course that has reached its seventh edition speak for themselves:
– Including data editing in progress, there have been more than 900 applications, Arrivals from Spain, Germany, Andorra, Argentina, Brazil, Belgium, Colombia, South Korea, Croatia, Chile, China, U.S., France, Holland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Poland, Dominican Republic, Russia, Ukraine, Uruguay and Venezuela.
– In the six editions held between 2012 and 2017 They involved a total of 217 artists.
– The international projection of these workshops has allowed the participation therein of 28 Painters Argentina, Belgium, Chile, Holland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Russia, Ukraine, Venezuela, Uruguay, New Mexico, U.S., Poland, China and Colombia.
– Among the Spanish participants, They have reached Olula del Río (Almería) artists from over 20 different provinces (Álava, Alicante, Barcelona, Bilbao, Burgos, Cáceres, Castellon, Real city, Gerona, Guipúzcoa, Ibiza, Leon, Madrid, Murcia, Palma de Mallorca, Segovia, Valencia, Valladolid and Zaragoza), with notable participation of Andalusian painters (arrived from Cádiz, Cordova, Granada, Jaén, Malaga and Sevilla) and, of course, almerienses.