Fernando Velazquez and Michael Harding
Fernando is now a featured artist amongst other relevant painters linked to Michael Harding. For over 30 years, Michael Harding has been re-creating the standard of oil paint of the same quality and consistency of that used by the Old Masters, supplying the likes of the Victoria & Albert Museum and The Royal College of Art.
“I am extremely proud to be part of Michael Harding’s unique contribution to the Fine Arts throughout the World. I remember seeing Michael working quietly in London so many years ago, creating his amazing paints and changing our sense of colour and technique. Such an honour…”
See Fernando on the Michael Harding website.
Lecture at UCL University of London: The Influence of British Art on Impressionism
Fernando offered a lecture at UCL as part of the Fullerton California State University International Programme in London. The lecture aimed to emphasise the importance of Constable and Turner as true precursors of Impressionism. Fernando invited the audience to embark on a journey of artistic ideas and technique from Britain to France and back to the Uk through the contribution of American artists such as Whistler and Sickert.
Commission for Solterra
Fernando has completed a new commission for Solterra, an important vineyard in Ribera de Duero, Spain.The painting has been created taken into account the environment and the weather conditions of this part of Spain.
Solterra 180 x 240 cm Oil on canvas
Rise Art turns the spotlight on Fernando Velazquez
Fernando Velazquez at the “Teatro Central” in Seville.
“Three Andalucian Composers: Music, Painting and Poetry” is an event created specifically for the New Contemporary Ensemble whose members are distinguished musicians of the Royal Symphony Orchestra of Seville. The composer Jesus Sancho, brother of Fernando Velazquez, will premier his new score based upon Fernando’s audio-visual “Cave Paintings of our Time”, containing a series of paintings from his recent solo exhibition in the UK.
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“Layers and Light” Exhibition at Rise Art Showroom, London
LAYERS AND LIGHT
Layers and Light introduces three new artists to Rise Art. The painted works of Kym Haverson, Luke Elwes, and Fernando Velazquez each depict abstracted landscapes, which share a textural surface quality while evoking disparate perspectives of the natural environment.
Curator Rebecca Gordon walks you through these three artists whose work is thematicaclly connected through their use of layers and light.
Be sure to join Rise Art at the gallery space (83 Great Titchfield Street, W1W 6RH) on March 4th at 18:30. RSVP here
When: Wednesday 4th March 6.30 – 8.30pm
Where: 83 Great Titchfield Street W1W 6RH
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Six Paintings at Pop Up Dorset
The exhibition features eleven up and coming artists from the Dorset area, show casing graphic digital art, paintings, prints. Pop Up Dorset have also selected a small number of established artists to take part in the exhibition and Fernando is premièring six new smaller ahead of a solo exhibition in 2015.
The exhibition runs until Sunday 21st December 2014 and closes at 4pm.
Royal West Academy Open Exhibition 2014
Like the summer exhibition at London’s Royal Academy, the RWA’s Annual Open Exhibition 2014– now in its 162nd year – is a key event in the art calendar. Attracting leading artists from throughout the UK, often includes work by previously un-shown exhibitors alongside well-known names. Fernando has been selected to participate with his painting titled” Musgo”.
The exhibition is open to the public from 12 October – 7 December 2014.