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BAA residency students and their teachers at galeria EL Claustre – Figueres standard

Last Friday, we attended the opening of the exhibition of a selection of works by the BAA Residency students and some of their teachers at Galeria El Claustre in Figueres (Girona). At 8pm Mariano Mascort introduced the artists and the director of the Barcelona Academy of Art, painter Jordi Diaz Alamà. When Diaz Alamà took the microphone, he thanked all the participant artists for their implication and excellent attitude during all the organization process, and the gallery for their hard work and warm welcoming. The show includes the works of BAA Residency students Sofía Zuluaga, Raffaela Freyre, Bernat Barris, Alba Gallart and Roser Ruiz Romero, together with art pieces by their teachers Diaz Alamà, Gerard Castellví, Joe Altwer and Dorian Iten, and ...

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Barcelona Academy of Art Open Day standard

On Saturday May 7 Poblenou Urban District celebrates the Poblenou Open Day, where members of the association open their doors to welcome all those interested in visiting our work spaces and get to know our daily activity. And what will you find in our first #PoblenouOpenDay? Check this: Guided TOUR through the facilities where we will explain the origin of our study program -inherited from the 19th Century- and the BAA mission statement. An EXHIBITION of works of students and teachers, including exercise samples from our curriculum, and other personal work. All pieces will be for sale. MUSIC by the playful Solysombra Pinchadiscos and the refined DJ Hdez. . A CONTEST on Instagram where you should demonstrate your skills as a muse. INVITATIONS to the ...

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Iago Remacha second prize at Canson Art Schools Awards standard

We are very happy to announce that our student Iago Remacha has won the second prize in the drawing category at the Canson Art Students Awards 2015. Created in 2011, the Canson® Art School Awards (Prix Canson® Art School up to the fourth edition) have been a reference Prize among art students. Organized by the “Fonds pour l’Art Canson® et le Papier”, a fund created by Canson® with the purpose of supporting artists working with paper, Canson Art Students Awards demonstrate the will to support art and creation. The jury of art-related and recognized professionals was composed by: NOVEMBRE, Tom  [President] LAMALATTIE, Pierre MONNIN, Françoise SABOURIN, Yves SAURA, Marina VIDAMMENT, Gérald The art pieces of the winners in each category will be exhibited at Galerie 59Rivoli in Paris, from 20 ...

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New workshops during the Easter standard

The Easter is near and the Barcelona Academy of Art has organized three new workshops. Each of them lasts for 5 days because they are destined to those who, because of a lack of time, can’t join a longer program at the academy. The programmed workshops are the following: –Human figure drawing: Drawing is the basic tool for the development of all artistic activity and allows the student to reach a solid technic and theoretical basis. Pencil drawing helps practicing the development of a sketch in which gesture, proportion and precision are analyzed. Also, the charcoal drawing, with a longer duration, allows to go in depth with concepts like chiaroscuro and tonal value. –Urban sketch drawing: The sketch is a quick ...

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Díaz Alamà and students at the Barcelona Academy of Art’s exhibition @ La Destil·leria (Mataró) standard

  From 7 February to 18 March a selection of works by painter Jordi Diaz Alamà's and students at the Barcelona Academy of Art will be exhibited at La Destil·leria (Mataro). The exhibition at La Destil·leria is not a collective exhibition, but a choral show of the work of the artists. It is an exhibition under the expert direction of Jordi Diaz Alamà, who, through his work and his mastery fosters the participation of outstanding students of the Barcelona Academy of Art with the aim of establishing a dialogue between the academic and personal work. The artistic movement which defines the work of Diaz Alamà is contemporary figurative realism, which is rooted in the academic methodologies established during the 19th century ...

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Marketing for artists standard

After the Christmas festivities, the Barcelona Academy of Art reopens its doors to start the lessons of the second term. New for the 2015, the school counts with a new subject: Marketing for artists, taught by the teachers Eduard De Vicente, Bill Jiménez and Belén Vacas. The BAA is focused in the practical side of art but also in the theoretic aspects of the artistic world. For this reason, Marketing for artists is aimed for the students to manage circles such as the bureaucratic, the economic (art market) or the communicative. The main goal is that students get to know the different strategies and tools that help them explore their artistic personality, their possibilities of placement in the job market and ...

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Christmas Holidays at the BAA standard

Last week, the lessons for the first term at the Barcelona Academy of Art got to their end, and after three months of work come the well-deserved Christmas holidays. The Academy will be closed for two weeks to prepare new spaces such as a portrait room. We wish you happy holidays from the BAA. See you the 7th of January! La semana pasada terminaron las clases del primer trimestre en la Barcelona Academy of Art y tras tres meses de trabajo han llegado las merecidas vacaciones de Navidad. Durante dos semanas, la academia permanecerá cerrada para poder acondicionarla con nuevos espacios como una sala de retrato. Desde la BAA os deseamos unas felices fiestas. ¡Nos vemos el 7 de enero!

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The arrival of December to our calendars means that there are little days left to the start of the Christmas festivities, and this year the Barcelona Academy of Art is going to open its doors to a new experience. On Saturday, the 20th from 11 am to 19 pm a Christmas market will take place at the BAA in which students and teachers will exhibe and sell some of the works that they have created on the academic level as well as on the personal. This selection shows the kind of exercices that are realized at the Academy, either traditional or experimental and all kinds of techniques (painting, sculpture, drawing) and different durations (movement drawing, long pose, pencil drawings, etc.). ...

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Alumnes de la BAA a l’exposició de Llimona standard

Tal com vam anunciar la setmana passada en la darrera publicació, aprofitant el pont de la Constitució, alguns dels alumnes han aprofitat per acostar-se al MEAM per a realitzar dibuixos i pintures de les obres de Josep Llimona que conformen l’exposició Una passejada per l’obra de Josep Llimona. 150 anys. Si visiteu el museu al llarg de les properes setmanes, podeu gaudir en viu del treball dels alumnes de la Barcelona Academy of Art. As we announced the past week in the last post, for enjoying the long weekend for the Spanish festivities of the Constitución, some students have visited the MEAM to draw and paint Josep Llimona’s works that form the exhibition Una passejada per l’obra de Josep Llimona. ...

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Josep Llimona al MEAM standard

El proper dimecres 3 de desembre, el Museu Europeu d’Art Modern (MEAM) inaugura Una passejada per l’obra de Josep Llimona. 150 anys, que comptarà amb la col·laboració de la Barcelona Academy of Art.     La retrospectiva presenta un recorregut al voltant de la creació artística de l’escultor Josep Llimona i Bruguera (Barcelona, 1864-1934), des dels seus inicis en la seva època de formació, fins a arribar a l’etapa de maduresa. Com a novetat, l’exposició compta amb obres inèdites que no han estat presentades al públic fins al moment. Per a l’ocasió, El MEAM també acollirà algunes de les obres realitzades pels alumnes i professors de la BAA que durant els pròxims dies visitaran el museu per a realitzar en ...

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