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BALLESTAR, Vicenç (Barcelona 1929-2015)

BALLESTAR, Vicenç (Barcelona 1929-2015)

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Mr. VICENTE B. BALLESTAR: Vicente B. Ballestar was born in Barcelona in 1929. Dies in 2014. With our most sincere condolences to the family. Studied at the School of Arts and Crafts "LLOTJA" and have as professor the painter Luis Muntané and later to J. Lahosa in the Academy, "BAIXAS". Painter from a very young age, he concurs with the Grouping of Watercolors of Catalonia, of which it forms part since the 50's, in numerous solo and group exhibitions in various parts of Spain, Italy, Mexico, Colombia. In the year 1956 is a fellow by the Promotion of Decorative Arts (F. A. D.). It has, among other awards, the 2nd Prize for Watercolor of the city Council of Barcelona and the Silver Medal of the association of Watercolor painters. Currently she is a professor in the classes of figure of the Association. Individually has exhibited in Madrid and Barcelona regularly, and the French towns of Ceret, Colliure and Nimes. In this last town to be granted the medal and enter a picture of him in the local museum in the year 1988. Recently has been selected among a small group of watercolor painters to exhibit in Barcelona, Bilbao and Monterrey (Mexico) under the title "Masters of watercolor "Catalan". As an author he has published books of teaching pictorial publishers: Watson-Guptill (E. E. U. U.), Edition Michael Fischer (Germany), Bordas (France), Hernous Forlag (Denmark), Parramón (Spain), Cantecleer (Belgium). It is also exposing regularly. In 1977, he was appointed President of the association of Watercolors de Catalunya. In 1988 he wins the Grand Prize at the V Biennial of Watercolor (Watercolour Museum of Llansá). Done at present many exercises to the issues of drawing and painting of the editorial Larousse Planeta de Agostini, and almost all of the "practical Course in drawing and painting" of the publishing house R. B. A. In November of 1988 he won the Gold Medal of the association of Watercolors de Catalunya. In July of 2000 he received the Premio Ulpiano Checa of Caja Madrid. 2006/ Exhibition of Watercolour Museum (Llança) The Cartelisme Taurí V. Ballestar 2007/ 1st. Prize III International Biennial Watercolor Ateneo Jovellanos (Gijón) Asturias 2008/ February (Honorary Member) of the Pooling Watercolor Catalan. April Watercolour Museum (Llança) (Ballestar Artist of the Illustration) October Grouping Watercolor Catalan (Barcelona) 50 Years of Illustration Exhibition Retrodpectiva 2009/ December Named Honorary President Grouping Watercolor Catalan 2010/ Exhibition Museum of Watercolor (Llança) 60 Years of Painting Watercolor. Expert in Catalan art Studies: Gimeno Mir, Anglada Camarassa, Ramon Homes Sorolla and other...

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