Monthly Archives: May 2015
Luis Noboa Naranjo museum gave a diploma to Marcelo Martinez Arrata , son of the well-known journalist and art critic Luis Martinez Moreno Zalacain , where May was declarated as the month of Luis Martinez Moreno , different activities will take place honoring the memory suscitador famous art .
“Spontaneous, with a bit of fable to express a pleasant feeling to the viewer,” Omar Medrano describes his work, whose exhibition was inaugurated on Tuesday 19 at the Luis Noboa Naranjo Museum.
Omar says that his inspiration is nature and everyday life “which sometimes could reach a certain level of beauty in the slightest,” but it depends on the life experiences he captures on a canvas.
The event featured the musical intervention of singer Karina Galvez and pianist -singer Richie Swan. Friends and relatives of the Quito artist were present.
The exhibition will be open until May 30.
Born in Quito in 1968, since his childhood Omar Medrano used to draw cartoon and comics characters he saw in the magazines his father gave him, like Batman, Superman, Condorito, Kaliman, Archie, Turok, Flash, Green Lantern, etc. This allowed him to discover the colors and acquire objectivity of reality.
When he was in high school he was the one who sketched and painted posters and banners for the events organized by his peers. He also used to reproduce covers of rock albums for his friends.
In an autodidact way he devoted himself to acrylic paint on canvas. The artist tells that at the beginning he used to venture when mixing colors and images on the canvas, wood or cardboard.
Omar Medrano studied sociology at university, something he complemented with art and painting, achieving new pictorial proposals for the viewer.
“I keep a creative duality between my inner spiritual richness and the real external environment of the urban social sphere, I adapt this into a ludic pictorial and diverse language for the viewer,” said Medrano about his art
He confesses that the different life experiences in conjunction with the academic ones “are materialized in colorful and visual discourses, and interlaced displays, seeking a justification for their existence when being completely exposed to the universality.”
Omar Medrano has conducted 31 solo exhibitions and 29 group exhibitions in the main cities of Ecuador and abroad. Sydney, Caracas, Santiago, Antwerp, Brussels, New York and New Jersey have witnessed his art.
His work can be appreciated on his website www.omarmedrano.ec
is the name of the exhibition by artist Omar Medrano, and the Luis Noboa Naranjo Museum invites you to the inauguration that will take place next Tuesday, May 19 at 19:00.
Omar Medrano grew up drawing cartoon and comics characters, thus, he learned to discover the colors. In an autodidactic way he devoted himself to the painting, employing the oil on canvas technique.
The exhibition of Ecuadorian artist Francisco De La Paz Barbotó was held on Wednesday May 6th at the Luis Noboa Naranjo Museum.
The event was attended by relatives and friends of the painter, who highlighted his career and shared anecdotes, as well as the museum director Pablo Martinez Rojas.
Francisco De La Paz describes his exhibition as spontaneous, something that always brings the truth and the marvelous. The also architect-pilot said that he paints since he was born.
“I took some courses but I was always told to follow my instincts,” says De la Paz, who mentions that his technique is to take the ordinary from the extraordinary.