Art stands in the fall in Madrid. People walking around looking at the art exhibition in the little plaza

La Plaza de Pintores – A Collective Painting Exhibition at the Auditorio Y Sala De Exposiciones Paco De Lucia / La Plaza de Pintores – Una exposición de pintura colectiva en el Auditorio y Sala de Exposiciones de Paco De Lucia

-There are 39 Painters at the Plaza-

Inauguration day at Sala Paco de Lucia.

-Hay 39 pintores en la Plaza-
Día de inauguración en la Sala Paco de Lucía.

Six women getting ready to celebrate a painting inauguration

A small group of painters just before the opening.

Oh another picture, more of us are here.

Painters from the Plaza posing for a picture

The Group started getting bigger

16 of the 39 painters presented a piece at the Sala.  Hopefully next time they will all participate.

16 de los 39 pintores presentaron una pieza en la Sala. Esperemos que la próxima vez todos participen.

four women looking at the camera.

Here we are again.

That would be super fun.

Eso sería super divertido.

A few people in front of the camera saying hello

The Inauguration begins

I don’t have pictures of everybody or the other’s paintings.

No tengo fotos de todos ni de sus pinturas

Woman standing in front of her paintings

While Setting up

But these are the paintings I presented at the exhibition.

Pero estas son las pinturas que presento en la exposición.

An Art Exhibition at Sala Paco de Lucia

Painters and Friends

You would have to come to the exhibition to see the rest of the pieces. Although here is a clip.

Tendrías que venir a la exposición para ver el resto de las piezas. Aunque aquí hay un corto.

At the exhibition

Checking out the exhibition

The art work presented here is quite amazing.

El trabajo de arte presentado aquí es bastante sorprendente.

Visitors at the Sala Paco de Lucia

Sala Paco de Lucia

as amazing as my buddies at the Plaza.

Tan asombroso como mis amigos en la Plaza.

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At the Plaza

The Art exhibition is up through the 27th of February.

La exposición de arte – solo hasta el 27 de febrero.

A lithograph of a woman sitting in front of a spider web

Plaza de los Pintores – Madrid

On Sunday September 9th, I’ll be at the Plaza de los Pintores.  These are some of the pieces I’m going to show.

Lithograph print of a nude with his foot on his knee on a checked floor and light coming through the windows

Alexander Reclining 1992

A lithograph of a woman sitting in front of a spider web

Aracne 1992

A print of a red headed woman walking through the forest.

Canto I (88) She Wolf 1991

A print of a couple in a row boat with Lauralie near the boat

Lauralie 1992(2of5)

Watercolor of a girl looking in a mirror in a forest with a tall building in the back ground seen through the trees.

Reflection 2011

Print of a red head looking at the sea with a ship in the horizon

Circe Gazing at the Horizon 1990

A lithograph of A woman screaming with a tiger in the background

The Flight of Thisbe 1991

If you are in Madrid, drop by and see us at Plaza Conde de Barajas (Plaza de los Pintores).  I’ll be there every Sunday in September from 10-2.  Hope to see you there.

A watercolor of Spanish red poppies and little purple and yellow flowers in a glass pickle jar.

Plaza Conde de Barajas, La Plaza de los Pintores in August 2018

Although this Sunday, the 9th, the Art in the Street show is cancelled due to the heat wave, We’ll back back on Sunday the 19th of August.

Aunque este domingo, día 9, el espectáculo Art in the Street se canceló debido a la ola de calor, regresaremos el domingo 19 de agosto.

A large watercolor of a popular street in Madrid in Plaza del Conde de Barajas.

Plaza Del Conde de Barajas July 1st 2018

The Plaza de los Pintores is located in the heart of Madrid, right around the corner from el Mercado San Miguel.  It’s a quiet Plaza even though it’s surrounded by busy streets.

A watercolor of a small stree in Madrid

Plaza Conde de Barajas July 2018

Here at the Plaza, I painted a few street scenes like this one that leads towards las cuevas de Luis Candelas.

watercolor of a small street in Madrid.

Calle de la Pasa Madrid 2018

This is calle de la Pasa which leads to the quiet little plaza.

The Paseo del Prado with Neptune fountain in the center.

Paseo del Prado Madrid, Spain August 2016

This is the well-known Paseo del Prado with Neptune fountain in the middle of the round-about. The Retiro Park is nearby.

A line and watercolor wash over pen and ink of the Crystal Palace.

Palacio de Cristal 2018

This is the Cristal Palace in the Retiro Park.  

A small watercolor of the Royal Palace with evergreens on each side flanking a pool with three square fountains in the middle. A big blue sky and bright green grass.

The Royal Palace seen from the Sabatini Gardens 2018

The Sabatini Gardens are exquisite to contemplate.  

A watercolor pen and ink of the Almudena Cathedral in Madrid Spain. Big tree in front of gates with cathedral in the back.

La Almudena June 24th 2018

The Almudena Cathedral  is right next to the Royal Palace. 

There’s a heat wave in Madrid, so…tomorrow’s show is cancelled. Hope to see you next Sunday from 10-2 the 19th of August if the weather allows.

My Watercolor Exhibition Experience at Arte Studio in Madrid May-June 2017

I realised that I had to focus.  First I got a body of watercolors together 2014 to 2016.

 

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Here’s a short clip of the watercolors in the show and a few pictures.

 

Paseo del Prado August 2016

A street view of the Paseo del Prado in August 2016

Three Glass Bottles with Pear 2014

When I got together around 50 watercolors, I started matting them.

 

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Summer Melon with Red Bottle 2016 – Watercolor on Arches 640 GMS – 20 x 16 inch ( 50.8 x 40.6 cm) – Swiss Clip Frameless Frame with Plexi-glass Ready to Hang

This is the style I used for presentation – A beige mat with plexi-glass and swiss clips.

 

Inauguration 2017

 

Once it was all set up, the show looked really nice.  I Saw a lot of family and friends I hadn’t seen for a long time as well as meeting new friends.

 

Flor, Victoria and Cani

Flor, Victoria and Cani

Although it was very hard work, it was something I wanted to do and I’m glad it happened.

 

The light in Madrid, Spain is always inspiring.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Exposición del Grupo Becerril Acuarelas

Watercolor Exhibition in Madrid

Today I went to a watercolor exhibition in Madrid at the Sala de Exposiciónes Esteve Botey de AEDA.  (Agrupación Española de Acuarelistas).

You can click here to find out where it is if you would like to go; it was excellent!

Here are a few pictures of the Artists

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Araceli C. Hamilton

Aracili Hamilton in front of some of  her watercolors. Her colors and line are very natural.

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Carmen Duran

Carmen Duran in front of her paintings, this body of work represented different seasons of the year.

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Grupo Becerril Watercolor Show

Here is another  view of Carmen Duran’s  Watercolors.

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Manuel Alpañés

Manuel Alpañés showed beautiful paintings of Andalucía as you can see behind him.

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Antonio Arcones

Antonio Arcones in front of  his magical looking paintings; they have a special kind of light that draws you in.

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Javier Fuentes

Javier Fuentes in front of one of his paintings.  He had a variety of colorful paintings of different themes and sizes.

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Javier Fuentes’ wall of paintings

Here are some more of  Javier Fuentes’ paintings.

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This wall has a painting of José Benito Orduña; it’s the painting of the harbor.

I’m missing one Artist here, José Benito Orduña.  I wasn’t able to get a picture of him next to his pieces; however, you can see his work here by clicking on his name.

Excellent Exhibition!

Exhibition of Small Format Watercolor in Madrid, Spain Presented by the Agrupacion de Acuarelistas de España en Madrid.

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Expocisiòn de Acuarela de Formato Pequeño de la Agrupacion de Acuarelistas de España en Madrid 2016

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Some of the watercolors presented by the Agrupacion de Acuarelistas de Madrid.

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The Exhibition of Small Format Watercolors in Madrid, 2016

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Watercolor Small Format Show 2016

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This is the Fountain of the Plaza de Marmol at the Retiro Park.

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I presented this watercolor of La Fuente de la Plaza de Marmol 2015

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I also presented Poppies, Daisies and Red Roses 2016

Watercolor Exhibiton in Madrid: Small Format

La Agrupación Española de Acuarelistas de Madrid celebra una exposición colectiva de acuarelas de pequeño formato.

Se inaugura el día 12 de diciembre de 2016 y permanecerá abierta hasta el 22 de diciembre de 2016.

Horario de Inauguración:  17:00 a 20:00 horas.

C / Benito Castro 12 Madrid, España.  

Telf. 91 409 65 11

Personalmente estaré allí el día 12; esperamos que asistas a esta invitación.

Victoria

Poppies, Daisies and Red Roses 2016

Poppies, Daisies and Red Roses 2016

The Spanish Watercolor Society in Madrid is going to have a group watercolor show of small format paintings  December 12th – 22nd.

Opening Day:  December 12th, 2016  5:00 to 8:00 pm  

C/ Benito Castro 12 Madrid, Spain

I’ll be there on the 12th; hope to see you there if you’re in Madrid.

Phone number:  91 409 65 11 

Victoria