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"Luis Bernardi: Wood Sculptures AND Maria Noel Loeschbor: Engravings and mixed techniques on textiles"
2006-09-14 until 2006-10-07
Maria Elena Kravetz Gallery
Maria Elena Kravetz Gallery in Cordoba, Argentina presents two shows in September - "Luis Bernardi: Wood Sculptures" and "Maria Noel Loeschbor: Engravings and Mixed Techniques on Textiles". Maria Noel Loeschbor was born in Cordoba in 1977. She graduated from the National University of Cordoba as a Superior Teacher of Plastic Arts, and in 2001 also graduated as a Master of Arts in Engraving. Luis Bernardi has earned several honors including First Prize XXI International Show of Book, Buenos Aires, Argentine in 1994; First Prize VI Interamerican Competition of Dance (Danzamérica 2001), Villa Carlos Paz, Córdoba, Argentine, in 2001; and in 2002 First Prize XIX APAC Provincial Exhibition, Córdoba, Argentine.
Maria Noel Loeschbor has presented 7 individual exhibitions, among which we find the series: "Libros de Artista"("Books of an Artist") 2004, "Himno Nacional Argentino" ("Argentine National Anthem") 2003, "Grabados para Ciegos" ("Engravings for the Blind")2001, "La Mar es una Mujer Fecunda" ("The sea is a fecund woman")1998.
Loeschbor has participated in National Exhibition Halls such as: National Hall of Plastic Arts "The Woman and her Cultural Prominence" Buenos Aires Museum of Fine Arts, year 2000, Hall of Austere Art , El Cid Art Gallery, year 1998.
Loeschbor has participated in 20 collective exhibitions, such as: "Three Nations Miniprint Exhibition" Engraving Exchange between Argentina – Great Britain - Australia year 2000, "Córdoba x 13" ("Cordoba by 13") Recoleta Cultural Centre year 2001, "InvolucrARTE I" (Art Involving I) Provincial Museum of Fine Arts Genaro Pérez year 2003, "Gráfica x 8" ("Graphics by 8") Faculty of Philosophy and Arts of the National University of Rosario, year 2003, among others.
SOLO SHOWS 1993 – International School of Theater for Latin America and Caribbean Region (EITALC), La Habana, Cube. Piece of Art donation./ 1998 – ALMA Y ARTE Gallery, Córdoba, Argentine./ 1999 – Cultural Center "Rigoberta Menchu", Madrid, Spain. / La Inverna Art Gallery, Madrid, Spain. / National Jesuitic Museum of Jesús María, Córdoba, Argentine. / 2001 – Sala "Clarín" de la ciudad de Córdoba (Córdoba).
Luis Bernardi resume reads as follows:
COLLECTIVE SHOWS 1991 – First National Annual Exhibition of the City Museum of Fine Arts J.B. Castagnino, Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentine. / 1992 – Historical City House "Residentes correntinos en Córdoba", Córdoba, Argentine. / 1995 /96"La Cúpula" Center for Communal Participation, Argüello, Córdoba, Argentine. / 1997 – ALMA Y ARTE Gallery, Córdoba, Argentine. / 1998 – La Vieja Estación del Este, Corrientes, Argentine. / Third Latinamerican Exhibition of Miniprint Etching, Cultural Center Parque España, Santa Fe, Argentine. / "Month of Etching", ALMA Y ARTE Gallery, Córdoba, Argentine. / 2000 – De Arte Córdoba Gallery, Jockey Club, Córdoba, Argentine. / 2001 – "Por Bonino", Historical City House, Córdoba, Argentine. Piece of Art donation. / 2002 – Federal Court Halls, Córdoba, Argentine. / Young Artist of Cordoba at the House of Córdoba, Buenos Aires, Argentine. / IX Annual Exhibition, ARTEMPRESA Gallery, Córdoba, Argentine. / MODE – Architecture, Design and Fine Arts, Montserrat Castle, Unquillo, Córdoba, Argentine. / 2003 - Internacional Show of Art Galleries, Historical City House, Córdoba, Argentine.
1999 – Acquisition of pieces by City of House of Leganes, Madrid, Spain. These pieces are now part of the cultural heritage of the Civic Center "Rigoberta Menchu"./ 2000 – Acquisition of pieces by the Government of Province of Córdoba, Argentine.
Pieces in private collections of Argentine , Spain, Germany and U.S.A.
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