With this contest, the Department of Culture pays homage to the artist Caravaqueño, painter of Chamber of Isabel II, considered one of the great portraitists of the nineteenth century
Source: Caravaca de la Cruz Town Hall
11/09/17. The Department of Culture of the city Council of Caravaca de la Cruz convenes the second edition of the open-air painting contest ' Rafael Tejeo ', for new painters, professionals and fans enjoy a day of coexistence dedicated to painting, based on Themes and landscapes of Caravaca de la Cruz.
The contest is open to artists of any kind, who can participate in a single work, which must be unique, original and unpublished. The rules establish two categories: children (from 6 to 15 years), which will have a first prize of 200 euros exchangeable for school material and a runner-up of 100 euros, and category for over 16 years from now, with a first prize endowed with 1,000 euros and a runner-up of the jury of 250 euros. With all the works presented to this contest, the Department of Culture will take place from November 6th to 17th an exhibition at the Museo Carrilero.
style and technique will be free and the theme chosen by the artist should be related to natural landscapes, everyday scenes and urban settings of Caravaca de la Cruz. It will be obligatory to present the work in rigid support to facilitate its exposure, in addition each participant must be provided with the necessary material to execute it.
The rules are available for consultation in turismocaravaca.com and in the Diptychs edited by the Department of Culture on the occasion of the call for the second edition of the contest.
The town Council of Caravaca de la Cruz began last year this contest, with which it pays homage to the artist Caravaqueño Rafael Tejeo, painter of Chamber of Isabel II, considered one of the great portraitists of the first half of the nineteenth century. In its first edition, the winner was Alberto Márquez Ruiz, from the Alicante municipality of Pilar de la Horadada. The runner-up was for the painter Alcoyano David Pacrabal Aguado and the prize of the Infantile category was awarded ' ex aequo ' to Elena Gutiérrez Sánchez and Ana Guillén López.