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"Eduardo Quintana: Recent Works"
2005-08-31 until 2005-09-25
For the month of September, Artempresa in Cordoba, Argentina, presents Eduardo Quintana: Recent Works. Born in Cordoba, Argentina, Quintana has travelled intensively before returning to settle in his native province. Quintana has traveled as a sketcher along with graphic artist Juan Delfini, around various cities in Spain (Canarias, Valencia, Seville) and the South of Portugal. After residing two years in Europe, he moved to Florianopolis, Brazil, supported by a fellowship from the Brazilian Ministry of Education to specialize in Lithography.
Settled in Brazil, Quintana studied painting with the renowned Yugoslavian artist Silvio Pleticos and printmaking at the "Fundacion Catarinense de Cultura", obtaining his Bachelor in Fine Art Education from Santa Catarina University.
He has received several grants and awards. Among them, the II Emerging Artists Exhibition Printmaking Award. "Fundacion Catarinenese de Cultura", 1982; the Drawing Award "Secretaria de Cultura de Santa Catarina Muestra Joven Sul América", Porto Alegre and the Drawing Award at the VI University Fine Arts Exhibition, Florianopolis in 1983 and the Drawing First Prize at the VII University Fine Arts Exhibition, Florianopolis in 1984. Before leaving Brazil, and after his four years-residency in Florianopolis, Quintana was invited to participate at the V National Exhibition of Brazilian Drawing that took place in Curitiba and to exhibit at the "Panorama del Arte Catarinense" in San Paulo.
Quintana actively participated in national juried and invitational exhibitions, receiving the following awards: 1986 II Painting Award. Dante Alighieri Exhibition. Cordoba, Argentina./1987 II Printmaking Award. National Art Exhibition. Tucuman. Argentina / 1990 Printmaking Award. XVI Exhibition of Printmaking "Ciudad de Cordoba". Argentina
In 1994, Quintana received the Juror's Honorary Mention at the Fernando Bonfiglioli Museum Painting Exhibition, Villa Maria, Cordoba, Argentina. In 2000, Buenos Aires gallery owner Sara Garcia Uriburu invited him to exhibit in Amsterdam.