Inauguration and awards ceremony of the 55 San Isidro Contest

The Spanish Association of Painters and Sculptors delivered on May 8 the prizes corresponding to the “55 Contest of San Isidro of Madrid theme” organized by this centenary entity, in an act attended by many partners, friends and the general public, and in which was also proceeded to the official opening of the exhibition, although it has been open to the public since last May 3.

The inauguration and award ceremony was chaired by José Gabriel Astudillo López, President of the Spanish Association of Painters and Sculptors, who was accompanied by Mª Dolores Barreda Pérez, General Secretary of the Spanish Association of Painters and Sculptors, Alicia Sánchez Carmona, Member of the Board, Fernando de Marta and Sebastián, Librarian of the AEPE, Ana Martínez Córdoba, Treasurer of the AEPE, Itziar Zabalza Murillo, Adviser to the President and numerous public, partners and friends.

From left to right: Itziar Zabalza, Asesora del Presidente, Juan Manuel López Reina, Member of the Board, Ana Martínez Córdoba, Treasurer of the AEPE, Mª Dolores Barreda Pérez, General Secretary of the Spanish Association of Painters and Sculptors, José Gabriel Astudillo López, President of the Spanish Association of Painters and Sculptors, Fernando de Marta and Sebastián, Librarian of the AEPE and the painter and partner chosen at random, Concha Muñoz

The jury appointed for this occasion was composed of José Gabriel Astudillo López, President of AEPE and Fernando de Marta Sebastián, Librarian of AEPE, acting as President and Secretary of the Jury, respectively, both with voice and without vote; and as members of the board, Alicia Sánchez Carmona, Ana Martínez Córdoba and Juan de la Cruz Pallarés, and the painter and partner chosen at random, Concha Muñoz.

 

The jury appointed for this occasion was composed of José Gabriel Astudillo López, President of AEPE and Fernando de Marta Sebastián, Librarian of AEPE, acting as President and Secretary of the Jury, respectively, both with voice and without vote; and as members of the board, Alicia Sánchez Carmona, Ana Martínez Córdoba and Juan de la Cruz Pallarés, and the painter and partner chosen at random, Concha Muñoz.

The participation of this call that reaches its 55th edition, has been very high and the quality of the work presented has also been at the level of initial expectations, presenting an exhibition that as a whole stands out for the excellent quality of the works, what denotes the desire to overcome the participants to make this call one of the great examples of the moment in the city of Madrid.

The President of the Spanish Association of Painters and Sculptors, José Gabriel Astudillo, wanted to thank the Madrid City Council, the District Board of Arganzuela and the Casa del Reloj Management for their interest in supporting the artists and highlights that in the shows are exhibited works of the best contemporary artists of the Spanish art scene.

Before the death on the morning of the opening day of the exhibition, the sculptor and friend of the Spanish Association of Painters and Sculptors, Julio López Hernández, the President of the Spanish Association of Painters and Sculptors, José Gabriel Astudillo, wanted to have a I would like to remember that he collaborated so much with the centenary entity, for which, he begged the attendees to observe a minute of silence, which only broke the emotional applause of all the attendees.

Afterwards, the General Secretary of the AEPE, Mª Dolores Barreda Pérez, proceeded to read the minutes of the Jury for the selection and qualification of the Show, thus making known the prizes and the selected works, which have resulted in the following way:

ANTONIO CASERO SANZ Painting MEDAL, endowed with Medal and diploma. Carmen Durán. Chueca at Christmas. Acrylic / paper. 63 x 84

 

Sculpture MEDAL LUIS BENEDITO VIVES, endowed with Medal and diploma. Antonio Téllez de Peralta. Bear. Direct wood carving 48 x 35 x 20

 

MENTION OF HONOR. Diploma. Paco Bertrán. El Capricho Park. Watercolor / paper. 81 x 100

MENTION OF HONOR. Diploma. Julio Nuez Martínez. Río Manzanares Bridge 19th century. Welded iron and painted / wood. 104 x 36 x 25

 

MENTION OF HONOR. Diploma. Carmen Bonilla. Cottage. Oil / canvas 81 x 100

 

The selected authors, with oils, watercolors, engravings and sculptures are the following: Joaquín Alarcón. Jesús Alcolea Ríos. Myriam Álvarez de Toledo. Mª Socorro Arroyo. Beatriz Bartolomé Díez. Juan Manuel Bernardo Bueno. Paco Bertrán. Mar Blázquez. Carmen Bonilla. Alfonso Calle. Ángela Cepeda. Alicia Da Col. Emilia Díaz Rull. Carmen Durán. María García García. Ángeles García-Quismondo. Isabel Garrido. Raúl Gil Rodríguez. Eva González Morán. Mª Luisa González Ossorio. Susana Huerta. Antonio Izquierdo Ortega. Mª Teresa Izquierdo – Tessais. Luisa Jiménez Garrudo. Paulino Lorenzo. Carlos V. Losa Revuelta. María R. Maluenda Gómez. Paloma Manglano. Carmen Marcos. Mercedes Martí Castelló. José Luis Martín de Blas. Leocadio Melchor. Christian Mera. Geanina Elisabeta Miler. Victoria Moreno. Emilia Moreno García. Antonio Municio. Julio Nuez Martínez. Angela Palomeque. José Mª Pedrosa. Juan Francisco Pérez Somalo. Paloma Ramírez-Montesinos. Pablo Reviriego Moreno. Irene Rodríguez Fernández. Manolo Romero. Sebastián Ruiz Rivas. Lola Santos. Jorge A. Segovia Gabucio. Antonio Segovia Sanz. Emilio Sotomayor. Antonio Téllez de Pertalta. Argentina Tamames. Arturo Tejero Esteban.

Some partners and authors have wanted to participate despite the fact that their works did not meet the requirements established in the bases, so some of the exhibited works do so in the non-contest category. In addition, there are many other participants who, not being partners, exhibit their works, but have not been eligible for the honorary prizes, reserved exclusively for members.

55 Contest of San Isidro of Madrid subject

Date: From May 3 to May 16, 2018

Place: La Lonja Exhibition Hall

Cultural Center Casa del Reloj

Paseo de la Chopera, 6-10

28045 Madrid

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