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‘A TRAZOS LIMPIOS’ presenta alrededor de 100 obras



Guayaquil Monday June 13, 2016
presents about 100 works

About 100 works will be part of the pictorial exhibition ‘ CLEAN STROKES,’ to be held on Wednesday June 15, 2016 at 19:00, at the Luis A. Noboa Naranjo Museum.
15 Ecuadorean visual artists will take part in the artistic event, including: Angelo Aroca, Rolando Bernabe, Jose Altamirano, Leonardo Lozano, among others.

The abstract figurative exhibition will feature spectacular paintings, whose technique is acrylic and oil. The works will be on display until July 4, 2016.
The Luis A. Noboa Naranjo Museum is pleased to invite the media to cover this art exhibition.
Dear colleagues, for more information, you can contact us: (593) 42561896 / (593) 42561893 Ms. Frida Idrovo.
DAY: Guayaquil, Wednesday June 15, 2016
TIME: 19:00
PLACE: Luis A. Noboa Naranjo Museum.
P. Icaza 302 y Córdova. Seguros Condor building. First floor.
Best regards,

The Luis Noboa Naranjo Museum Awards the winners of the Fifth International Biennial Exhibition of Art

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The opening and award ceremony of the Fifth International Biennial Exhibition of Art “Alvaro Noboa” whose theme was: “A tribute to Women,” was held Thursday night April 28.

 More than 200 works from 21 countries (Asia, Europe and Latin America) entered the competition.

 Founder of the museum Alvaro Noboa gave a heartfelt speech and then awarded the prizes to the winners of the contest, as well as several honorable mentions.

 “After ten years of the foundation of the Luis A. Noboa Naranjo Museum, named in honor of my father, today we have succeeded to commemorate the date of his passing -April 28th- and to organize the Fifth International Biennial Exhibition of Art “Alvaro Noboa.” In this impressive call of both audiences and artists, 200 artists from all over the world have participated. From the Asian continent they have come from India, Azerbaijan and Turkey; from the European continent: Germany, Portugal, Czech Republic, Ukraine, Belgium, France and Spain; From Latin America: Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guatemala and Peru; and from many states in the United States.”



Ecuadorian Jimmy Lara won the first place, whose prize was $ 10,000, with his work “Al ritmo de la historia”; the second place ($ 6,000) was for Cuban Orlando Barroso Gonzalez with his untitled work.

Honorable Mentions

 Fidel Castro Sinca, from Bolivia, with “Mujer plegaria.”

 Oliver Rivera Lopez, from Spain, with his untitled work.

 Carlos Chavez Alvarado, from Peru, with “Noli Me Tangere II.”

 Juan Carlos Zeballos, from Peru, with “Womb for rent.”

 Juan Caguana Reino, from Ecuador, with “granny’s secret.”

 Luis Quinde Tenecela, from Ecuador, with “AMWAE Invaders (Tears of almost extinct ethnic groups).”

 Pedro Gavilanes Sellan, from Ecuador, with “Skylight.”

Ecuadorian Philanthropist Alvaro Noboa, on behalf of Luis Noboa Naranjo Museum, awarded an eighth Honorable Mention to Ecuadorian artist Cristina Fiallos Diaz, for her work “Pilar.”


Special mention

 A Special Mention was also awarded to Dr Annabella Azín de Noboa, “who is the woman of the year and is assisting the earthquake victims with her medical brigades in the province of Los Rios and other provinces, and who will continue long time with this work,” said Noboa.

“The Luis Noboa Naranjo Museum is pleased to be celebrating its 5th Biennial exhibition of art”


Oils, acrylics, mixed, and other techniques, were used in the works that take part of an exhibition that opens today at the Luis A. Noboa Naranjo Museum. These proposals were admitted to the International Painting Biennial of Guayaquil, organized by this institution.

 This year _ the axis of the competition has focused on paying a tribute to woman, although the subject was free. “Most artists have poured into the woman theme, there are many abstract, realism, surrealist, magical realism wotks, but they all speak of the woman,” says Pablo Martinez, director of the museum.

 It explains that the aim of this competition, in its fifth edition, is “to promote and disseminate” the work of young artists, especially of the most recent.

 A total of 200 works from 21 countries (Asia, Europe and Latin America) entered this contest. Only 99 are part of the exhibition that will remain open until May 28.

 The name of the winners of the first and second place ($ 10,000 and $ 5,000) will be announced at 19:00 tonight, in addition seven honorable mentions.

 International nominees are: Fidel Castro Sinca with Mujer plegaria (Bolivia); Carlos Chavez Alvarado with Noli Me Tangere II (Peru); Oliver Lopez Rivera (Spain); Orlando Barroso González (Cuba); and Juan Carlos Zeballos with Womb for rent (Peru).

 Among the Ecuadorian nominees are: Juan Caguana with Granny’s secret; Luis Quinde Tenecela with Amwae invaders (Tears of almost extinct ethnic groups); Jimmy Lara Gutierrez with Rhythm of history and Pedro Gavilanes Sellan with Skylight.

 The opening ceremony will be held tonight at 20:00 PM.




The Luis A. Noboa Naranjo Museum invites national and foreign artists to participate in the V International Biennial of Painting of Guayaquil “Alvaro Noboa” to be held from April 28 to May 28, 2016, as a contribution of the institution to artists, to art and world culture.
1. The Biennial is a tribute to woman and there are no theme restrictions.
2. The V Biennial is mainly aimed at young artists of the world, although all visual artists can participate.
3. the following rules will apply:
4. all domestic and foreign artists can participate.
5. The technique to be used is the oil, acrylic on canvas, free theme, the format shall not exceed 1.50 x 1.50 and a minimum of 0.80 x 0.80.
6. The rights over the winning works will belong to the Luis A. Noboa Museum
7. The works will have to be accompanied by basic information about the author, photographs of him/her for advertising, publicity and archive of the Museum, and shall be sent until Friday, 15 April 2016 at 19h00. Works can also be delivered directly to the administration offices of the Museum. Address: P. Icaza 302 y Cordova (Esq.) Edificio Seguros Condor 1er piso, Guayaquil, recipient: Ms. Frida Idrovo, Sub-Director of the Luis A. Noboa Naranjo Museum.
8. Artists shall deliver the work properly framed and ready for display to the museum offices.
9. Packaging costs and roundtrip transportation of the works shall be borne by the artists.
10. The works coming from abroad, shall be shipped through specialized mail and cargo companies such as DHL, Federal Express, UPS, or a similar company. With the instructions of its return, in the event of not winning any prizes stipulated down in clause 12 of this regulation.
11. We will not accept express mail. The works shall also come here without price and declared void, since they come for a competition. Works that do not meet the aforementioned requirements will not be accepted. The Luis A. Noboa Naranjo Museum is not responsible for damages the works may suffer during transport and display, but it will do everything in its power for their care.
12. The following prizes will be awarded:
• 1st Acquisition Grand Prix “Alvaro Noboa” US $ 10,000
• 2nd Acquisition Prize US $ 3,000
13. The prizes are indivisible and winning works will become part of the museum’s collection.
14. Prizes will be awarded to the winning artists the opening day, after reading the verdict.
15. The jury will be composed of renowned artists and art critics and they will award the prizes.
16. The jury’s decision will be final and participants will accept these regulations when registering their works.
17. Each artist shall withdraw the works once the V Biennial has concluded, showing the document that was given during the registration.
18. Those works that are not admitted shall be withdrawn in the course of 30 days following the opening and those admitted in accordance with the provisions of clause 5 of this regulation, in the course of 15 days following the closing.
19. Any contingency will be resolved by the Director of the Museum.

Pablo Martínez Rojas
Director of the Luis A. Noboa

Naranjo Museum

Opening of the Chromatic Exhibition 2016 of the LEXA Technological Institute


The opening of the exhibition of the LEXA Technological Institute called Chromatic was held Wednesday nigh, February 17. This brought together the photographic works of the students of the photography and visual culture careers.

 Students of the first, second, third and fifth cycle displayed their best photographic works in various artistic genres. They also received a diploma for their participation.

 The exhibition will be open until February 18 at the Luis Noboa Naranjo Museum.

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Photo Exhibition Chantal Fontaine

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