of the Spanish Association of Painters and Sculptors
Alejandro Aguilar Soria: visual image of the poster of the 52 Queen Sofía Prize for Painting and Sculpture.
The members of the jury
(from left to right and from top to bottom): Alejandro Aguilar Soria, painter,gallery owner, sculptor and multidisciplinary artist; Mª Dolores Barreda Pérez, General Secretary of AEPE; José Gabriel Astudillo López, President of AEPE; Antonio Vargas Cano de Santayana, Senior Policy Analyst of Google; Javier Rubio Nomblot, art critic and curator; Javier Sierra, journalist and writer; Eduardo Naranjo, painter and Academician of the Royal Academy of Arts and Letters of Extremadura; Julio López Hernández, sculptor and Academician of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts of San Fernando; Evaristo Guerra, painter; Tomás Paredes Romero, President of the Spanish Association of Art Critics.
How the jury made the selection of artworks?
Coderch & Malavia Sculptors (Joan Coderch y Javier Malavia), posing with the the General Secretary of AEPE, Mª Dolores Barreda Pérez;
Secretary of State for Culture, Fernando Benzo; Queen Sofía; the President of the Spanish Association of Painters and Sculptors, José Gabriel Astudillo López;the Director of Policy and Public Affairs of Google in Spain and Portugal, Francisco Ruiz Antón; and the members of the jury.
How was the awards ceremony?
The Spanish Association of Painters and Sculptors would like to thank the collaboration of Google, recently named Honorary Member of the AEPE for the development of this call.
Especially we thank Esperanza Ibanez Antonio Vargas and Francisco Ruiz Antón, for their confidence, support and unwavering faith in our organization; for their friendliness and willingness to the world of art and artists.
The AEPE, likewise, wants to show its appreciation to those responsible for the Exhibition Hall Casa de Vacas, the Retirement Board District and the City of Madrid, for the facilities for exhibition facilities.
Thanks extensive and especially Javier Sierra, for their advice and help and Alejandro Aguilar Soria to design the visual image of the event.
Special mention deserves the General Secretary of the AEPE, Mª Dolores Pérez Barreda, for their effort, enthusiasm and invaluable work to make this event possible.
We would also like to thank the members of the jury and all participating artists, selected finalists and winner.
Design of the poster of the exhibition:
Alejandro Aguilar Soria
Mª Dolores Barreda Pérez
Itziar Zabalza Murillo
Lidia Beltrá García
Asociación Española de Pintores y Escultores
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