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V International Competition of Outdoor Painting “Fernando Álvarez de Sotomayor”

The Eduardo Pondal Foundation, in collaboration with the City Council of the Council of Ponteceso (La Coruña), the Xunta de Galicia and the Diputación de La Coruña, of the painter’s family that gives name to the appointment and was Founding Partner and President of the Association Spanish of Painters and Sculptors, organize the V International Competition of Outdoor Painting “Fernando Alvarez de Sotomayor”.


To honor and remember the figure of the distinguished painter is the objective of the painting contest that seeks to portray everything related to the natural and urban landscape of the municipality and its people. Its landscapes are characterized by a pasted brushstroke and a vibrant color, within a realistic trend. In fact, he who was a Founding Partner and President of the AEPE in 1929, is a key artist in Galician painting and is considered one of the best portrait artists of the time.

The contest will be held on Saturday, August 17 at the Council of Ponteceso, La Coruña and will have 10,000 euros in prizes. The Spanish Association of Painters and Sculptors based on the collaboration agreement signed with the Foundation will award a Medal and Diploma and will be present at the Selection and Qualification Jury.

The bases of the Contest can already be consulted: BASESgal_Certame de Pintura Sotomayor Ponteceso 2019

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