El Expreso daily highlights the international inclusion of Photography Contest of the Luis Noboa Naranjo Museum
Tweet“Exhibitors from over 20 countries in photographic biennial”, was the title given by the national newspaper El Expreso, referring to the international acceptance of the Luis Noboa Naranjo museum for the Alvaro Noboa Photography Contest, to be held from January 28 to February 28.
The note unveiled the long list of photographers from different countries, who have registered for the contest. The note also refers to the expectation that has been generated by allowing the participation of both professionals and amateurs.
It is reminded that the contest will receive works until January 16th. During the following days, the works will be evaluated by an expert jury, is composed by Priscilla Parker, Chantal Fontaine, Fabian Peñaherrera, Eduardo Salvador and Alberto Coral.
The note also tells how to access the contest; The first place will receive $ 3,000; the second place, 2,000 and the third place $ 1,000
TweetFrom January 28 to February 28, the museum Luis Noboa Naranjo held the International Photographic Competition Alvaro Noboa, this was published by the Ecuadorian newspaper El Universo. The note describes how is the competition, besides its objectives. Also quotes Paul Martinez, director of the museum, who said that until now has over 200 photographs of artists from around the world.
It is recalled that the call for entries is open until January 16. After passing through a specialized jury, they will announce the winners. The Argentine Manuel Tama and Ecuador Wladimir Torres will make chief curator and assistant curator in the competition. The jury consists of Priscilla Parker, Chantal Fontaine and Eduardo Salvador.
“This year we have not chosen a specific topic, but we suggest to participants that the photos speak on world peace” Matínez told the newspaper. The first place winner of this contest will receive a cash compensation of $ 3,000; second, 2,000; and the third, $ 1,000.
TweetThe Ecuadorian art patron Alvaro Noboa and the Luis Noboa Naranjo Museum, convened a global competition of digital photography called “Alvaro Noboa Ponton”, this event will start from January 28 and will end on February 28, 2015. The director of the museum, Pablo Enrique Rojas, emphasized that this is the first biennial of photography in South America.
However, the competition includes photographers, both amateur and professional, from the five continents. So far there are photographers participating from roughly 30 countries, including: US, Mexico, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru, Chile, Bolivia, Uruguay, Argentina, Brazil, Germany, France, Slovenia, Spain, Portugal, Russia, China, Indonesia, Australia, Iran and Egypt. The event will have four guest judges: Chantal Fontaine, Priscilla Parker, Fabian Peñaherrera and Eduardo Salvador, they will be in charge of choosing the best images. Manuel Tama Gianni and Wladimir Torres will also attend the evening.
The first prize is $ 3.000; the second $ 2.000; and the third $ 1.000. Honorable Mentions will also be awarded. Additionally, the “Best old Photography” category has been established. The award for this category is $ 1.000. The awarded works will be held by the museum and will be integrated to their collection.
TweetPhilanthropist Alvaro Noboa and the Luis A. Noboa Naranjo Museum, are still receiving the inscriptions of photographers from all over the world for the I World Photography Contest of Guayaquil “Álvaro Noboa Ponton”. The event will be held from Wednesday, January 18 to Thursday, February 28, 2015.
Pablo Martinez, Director of the museum, informed that the competition is at world level, because artists from the five continents are competing.
From North America: United States and Mexico; Central America: Costa Rica and Panama and South America: Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru, Chile, Bolivia, Uruguay, Argentina and Brazil. Also from Europe: Germany, France, Slovenia, Spain, Portugal and Russia; Asia: China, and Indonesia; Oceania: Australia; Middle East: Iran and Africa: Egypt.
However, Alvaro Noboa and the organizers hope that more photographers could participate before the registration deadline. This event has the intention to promote peace, culture and art among Ecuadorians and people worldwide.
TweetThe pictorial and sculptural exhibition in honor of the School of fine arts JJ Plaza was realized at the Luis Noboa Naranjo Museum, founded by philanthropist Álvaro Noboa. The event was celebrated this last thursday, december 18 with two great art performances. Guests and museum authorities were delighted with the beautiful spectacle.
During the event there were two dance presentations performed by students of the Ana Paredes de Alfaro school. In addition, the models wore a wide variety of dresses and outfits. Guests photographed the most striking designs.
During the event, proffessors Marcos Martinez and Manuel Cevallos showed the paintings made by artists. The celebration welcomed distinguished guests. Prizes for the best artists were awarded at the end of the evening.
TweetThe philanthropist Alvaro Noboa and the Luis Noboa Naranjo Museum invite all residents and visitors of Guayaquil to the pictorial and sculptural exhibition in honor of the School of fine arts JJ Plaza. The event will be held on Thursday, 18 December at 19h30 in the venur of the Museum: Cordova and P. Icaza streets, downtown.
Professors Marcos Martinez and Manuel Cevallos, on behalf of their Academy of Arts, will be responsible for the coordination and hosting of the evening, which will feature the exhibition of works of art, created by near 70 artists.
The second activity is the presentation of a fashion show. The designs have been created by the students of the Ana Paredes de Alfaro Institute, who have done a special work for the commemoration of our institution.
This is a special event to celebrate the years of our beloved institution, founded by philanthropist Alvaro Noboa, who partakes his immense love of art and culture with our Ecuadorian society, in addition to his support to young artists.