“Fiona Robinson visits Fernando Velazquez” Evolver Magazine
“Cave Paintings Of Our Time” is a powerful and highly original collection of paintings that has been described as a series of “unpredictable and mysterious mind fields, the cave paintings of our age…”
Fernando Velazquez was the winner of the DorchesterARTS Open 2013 Exhibition Prize
May 24th – 7th June 2014 Dorchester Arts Centre
Royal West Academy of Arts 161st Annual Open Exhibition, Bristol November 2013 – January 2014.
I am very pleased to have been selected to participate in this important exhibition.
RWA website: “Once again, the Annual Open Exhibition at the RWA showcases the cream of painting, drawing, printmaking, photography, sculpture and architecture selected and curated by an expert panel from thousands of submitted works”
Marshwood Vale Arts Awards 2013. I am very pleased to be one of the painters selected to exhibit in this wonderful exhibition. It is a privilege to show my work amongst such distinguished artists, particularly John Hubbard. It is also an honour for me to be one of the 3 winners of the painting category in this national open submission event.
I recently entered three paintings in the Dorchester Arts Open Exhibition 2013. I’m really pleased that all three have been selected for exhibition and one, Floating Stone (detail above), has been selected for the event publicity. I am also extremely happy to have received the Exhibition Prize, giving me the chance to produce a solo show for next year’s Dorchester Festival and Dorset Arts Week 2014.
See details on the Dorchester Arts Website.
I travelled over to Portland for the last day of this year’s Pop Up Dorset. Great to chat to some of the visitors and meet some of the other artists.
Here are a couple of images from the day. Incidentally “Mago” and “Veil” are now part of private collections in Spain. I was lucky enough to spend some time with the film maker Norman Lomax. Norman is a former staff photographer at The Independent and The Observer and have free-lanced for most of the top magazines in Europe including Stern and Figaro. After a spell working in education, new technology has enabled him to shoot digital film. His recent movie in Portland is both beautiful and poignant.
I’m really pleased to have two large oil paintings selected to show at the Pop Up Dorset summer 2012 exhibition. I’m also very proud that one of them, “Veil”, has been selected for the front cover of the exhibition catalogue. The other painting selected to show, is “Mago”. Both were painted this year and it’s the first time Mago will have been shown.
The exhibition will take place from the 21st July until the 31st of August 2012 and my work, along with the rest, will be available to purchase.
Read more about the 2012 exhibition on the Pop Up Dorset website.