Photograph of Artist ALMUDENA BLANCO
ALMUDENA BLANCO
Bilbo, Bizkaia - Spain



Original Artworks (2)

Almudena Blanco; Plants Living On Black, 2016, Original Mixed Media, 70 x 105 cm. Artwork description: 241  MixedMedia on canvas. 150x200 cm. ...
Almudena Blanco
Original Mixed Media, 2016
70 x 105 cm (27.6 x 41.3 inches)
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Almudena Blanco; Ordinary Objects Playing ..., 2016, Original Mixed Media, 200 x 150 cm. Artwork description: 241 MixedMedia on canvas. 150x200 cm.BlackArt. ...
Almudena Blanco
Original Mixed Media, 2016
200 x 150 cm (78.7 x 59.1 inches)
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Artist Statement

Almudena Blanco 29/05/1973 Currently lives and works in Bilbao, Spain I was born in Melilla (Spain) in 1973, I finished my PhD in Economics at UC Berkeley (USA) and after working more than seven years as economic journalist and foreing correspondent in the USA, I decided to turn my profession into my passion and devote myself to painting. Between 2011 and 2013 I took courses in painting and drawing at University of Berkeley, California (USA), and I started to develope my own work in my first studio in San Francisco (USA). After that came the European phase with drawing courses in London and a Master of Arts majoring in Painting at the University of Barcelona in 2014. Already in 2015 and back in Madrid, I have my first exhibitions in Spain. Currently I am working in a big studio in Bilbao, which allows me to address the development of large-scale pieces. My pictorial interests have always been developed in the field of informalism and abstract expressionism. The vibrant and spontaneous gesture and the relevance of the process have always been present in my work. However, it is possible to observe an evolution defined by the transition from the purely abstract to the new pieces where object-based references are included. I am interested in making progress along the path of personal, critical and conscious dialogue through the representation of the mundane, the trivial, the insignificant, and their sacred condition because it is what is present in our ...   Read More