Monthly Archives: March 2014

Virtual gallery of the paintings shown at the Prisma Exposition

On March 27th, 2014, the Alvaro Noboa Museum organized an artistic painting exposition titled “Prisma”. The artists, all female, were asked to expose through images the different points of views of women. Each painter, for several months, designed paintings focused in only one color. With a total of 7 colors, 7 points of views that constructed a “Prism” that beamed the concept of a woman’s life.

We share with you a virtual gallery of the paintings.

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The Luis A. Noboa Naranjo Museum, under the leadership of philanthropist Álvaro Noboa, prepares the first edition of a poetry contest

The Luis A. Noboa Naranjo Museum, under the leadership of philanthropist Álvaro Noboa, prepared the first edition of a poetry contest, which will be part of the Fourth International Biennial of Painting.

The contest rules indicate that a only one poem by author will be received. The theme and structure of each poem are free to choose. About the extension of poetry, this should be maximum one page (A4 size) in length, with a minimum font size 12 in Arial or Times New Roman. The text must be original and unpublished.

The reception deadline of the poems is Friday March 21, 2014. The poem may be submitted in hard copy at the offices of the museum, at the following address: P. Icaza 302 and Córdova, firt floor, Edificio Seguros Cóndor.

A decision on the winners will be on April 25. The first prize is $ 1,000, second prize is $ 500 and the third will be $ 300.

For further information, you are invited to read the journalistic note about this event made ​​by El Universo newspaper:

Gallery exposition: Women, synonym of Arts

We share with you the gallery of the works done by the graphic design students from the FACSO, titled: “Women, synonym of Arts”, which was realized on March 12th 2014, in the Alvaro Noboa Museum.

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Woman, Synonym of Arts, exhibition inaugurated on March 12, 2014

The “Luis Noboa Naranjo” Museum, under the direction of the philanthropist Alvaro Noboa, is pleased to invite you to the exhibition of students from the second Semester of Graphic Design at FACSO. 
Different themes will be exhibited as: still lifes, portraits, anime, sgraffito, casualism, body paint, installation, among others.
Date: Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Time: 19h00
Address: P. Icaza 302 y Córdova. Edificio Seguros Cóndor.

IV International Painting Biennial of Guayaquil “ALVARO NOBOA PONTÓN “


The philanthropist Alvaro Noboa and The Luis A. Noboa Naranjo Museum, convene national and international artists to participate in the IV International Painting Biennial of Guayaquil “Alvaro Noboa” to be held fromApril 30 toMay 30, 2014, as a contribution of the institution and the artists to Art and world culture. The single primary theme is “THE BIBLE”.

This IV Bienal is mainly aimed at young painters in the world, although all artists can participate. It will apply to the effect the following rules:

1. All national and foreign artists may participate.

2. The technique used is the Oil, Acrylic on canvas, with the theme ” THE BIBLE” , the format should not exceed 1.50 x 1.50 and a minimum of 0.80 x 0.80.

3. The rights of the winning works pass into the possession of The Luis A. Noboa Naranjo Museum.

4 . The works must be accompanied with the basic facts of the author, personal photos and participating works photographs for advertising, publicity and Museum Archive , and they may be sent until Tuesday April 15th, 2014 , at 19.00 . They can also be directly delivered to the Museum administration offices located at P.Icaza 302 y Córdova ( Esq ) Edif. Seguros Condor 1er piso, Guayaquil, to Ms. Frida Idrovo Administrator of The Luis A. Noboa Naranjo Museum .

5 . The artists will deliver to the Museum offices a properly framed work and ready for display.

6. The cost of packing and transportation of the works shall be borne by the participating artist. Authors who want to send their works from abroad or from another city of Ecuador,  must deliver their works through a specialized cargo as DHL, FEDEX , UPS, or similar company . These works will be able to come without racks , rolled and into a tube, with instructions for its return, in case of not winning any prize, stipulated in Article 8 of this regulation. The Luis A. Noboa Naranjo Museum is committed to provide the racks for display.

7. Express or National courier will not be accepted. Entries must also come without price and declared void, since they come to a competition. No works that do not meet the above requirements will be accepted. The Luis A. Noboa Naranjo Museum is not responsible for damages that the works may suffer during transportation and display, but will do everything in its power for their best care .

8. The following acquisition prizes will be awarded : 1st Grand Prize Acquisition “Álvaro Noboa ” U.S. $ 10,000, the 2ndAcquisition Prize : U.S. $ 3,000 and 5 Acquisition Awards each. of U.S. $ 1,000.

9. The prizes are indivisible and the winning works will become part of the Museum’s collection .

10. Prizes will be awarded to the winning artists the opening day , after reading the verdict .

11. The jury will consist of renowned artists and / or art critics and will be the same for the admission and award of works.

12. The jury’s decision is final and artists when participants register their works accepted in all parts of this regulation.

13. Each artist must remove the works, at the end of the IV Biennial, at the Museum offices showing the given document to receive the work.

14. Works that were not admitted should be removed in the course of 30 days following the inauguration, and those that were admitted in accordance with the provisions of Section 13 of these rules, shall be removed in the course of 15 days following the closing at the Museum offices.

15. Any contingency will be resolved by the Director of the Museum.

Pablo Martinez Rojas Museum Director