IGNACIONAVARROH

BIO

Ignacio Navarro’s vocation for drawing and painting begins in his childhood. He made his first exhibitions at the age of 7 years, participating in the Youth Art Contest in Córdoba, obtaining first prizes and Diploma of Honor. Years 1.961, 1.962, 1.964 and 1.967

Finish the Superior School and began studying law at the Faculty of Philosophy at Córdoba. At the same time, he took classes in drawing and painting in her studio of renowned Cordovan painter Miguel del Moral. Founder with other artists of the cultural magazine “Canticle Group”. He studied at the Arts and Crafts Schools of Córdoba, Granada and Santa Isabel de Hungría in Seville. Years 1.971, 1.972 and 1.973.

During the following years, traveling in Europe, Asia and Africa, learning new techniques and experimenting with new artistic and philosophical perspectives.
In this period of time, he makes several collections of painting and drawing in England, France, Italy, Portugal, Bulgaria, Turkey, Iran, Afghanistan, Morocco and Algeria. Years 1.973 – 1.981. USA 1993

He works at Carbonell y Cía de Córdoba in the Advertising and Public Relations Department. 1976
Learn the technique of engraving (drypoint and etching), in the School Workshop of Arts and Crafts of Cordoba, under the direction of the painter and engraver Emilio Serrano. Year 1.982.
In the same year, custom made by GM Opel dealership in Cordoba, large mural for permanent display.
Later between the years 1.997 and 2.000, he made two ceramic murals and an oil on canvas mural for this same company.

Learn the technique of glazed ceramic in Seville. Years 1.986 – 1.988.
Work designing for manufacturers of china and porcelain with society “Ceramics Curry Comb, SA” in Madrid. Years 1.990 – 1.992.
He has worked for some decoration and interior design firms such as “Casa & Jardín”. Madrid.
Currently, Ignacio Navarro works in his studio in Marbella, Malaga, where he lives with his family.
His work is focused on research into his own painting and simultaneously performs exhibitions and specific commissions for painting, drawing and ceramics.
At the beginning of 2015, Ignacio Navarro was awarded the Honorable Mention Gold Medal for Professional Prestige by the Europa 2001 Forum.

AWARDS AND HONOUR

Honorable Mention, Latin American Art Museum, Miami, USA .. Jugded at the exhibition, “Perspective 2003”

Reconomiento letter by Rodriguez-Acosta, Granada Foundation.

Gold Medal Award GOODWILL, 2001 Europe Forum in Madrid, January 2015.

COLLECTIVE EXHIBITIONS

IV, V, VI, IX Juvenile art competitions Cordoba, 1961, 1963, 1964, 1967.
1965 Municipal Art Gallery, Córdoba.
1966 Caja Provincial de Ahorros, Córdoba.
1973 Collective Painting Circle Juan XXIII, Córdoba.
1976 First Exhibition of Painters Cordobeses, V National Book Fair. Architects Association of Córdoba.
1983 Gaudí Watercolor Award. Provincial Savings Bank, Córdoba.
1985 Rodeo Beach (watercolors), Puerto Banus, Marbellla.
1994 Financial Club Antares (painting, drawing and ceramics), Sevilla.
1995 Kreisler Gallery, Miami USA.
1996 III International Painting Prize, Marbella.
1997 I Biennial of Art Exc. Diputación de Córdoba.
1998 Galería Arte 21, Córdoba.
1999 Galería Arte 21, Córdoba.
2001 International Art Fair, Artenim. Nimes, France.
2002 The Ninth Life Art Gallery. St Thomas, Virgin Islands, USA.
2002 Honorific Mention, 2003 Perspective. Latin American Art Museum, Miami, USA.
2003 “Visions”. Crisolart Gallerie Art Gallery, Barcelona,
2003 IV International Biennial of Contemporary Art, Florence.
2008 Restaurant Alonso, Sotogrande.
2010 the Octagon Beach Club, Sotogrande.
2013 Vintage, Poligono Art Gallery, Marbella
2014 Prado Gallery, Marbella
2015 Galería Mercado del Arte, Marbella

INDIVIDUAL EXPOSITIONS

1972 Sacromonte (drawing), Granada.
1978 Gallery Liceo (painting and drawing), Circulo de la Amistad, Córdoba.
1979 El Paso Gallery (drawing), Marbella.
1985 Galería Pérez de Guzmán (drawings and watercolors), Sevilla.
1986 Galeria Estudio (drawing and watercolor), Córdoba.
1992 EEC Gastronomy Pavilion at the Universal Exhibition “Expo 92” (ceramics), Seville
1993 Hotel Prince of Asturias (ceramics), Seville.
2003 Restaurant Midas, Sotogrande, Cadiz.
2004 Caleta Hotel, Gibraltar.
2008 Restaurant Alonso, Sotogrande Cádiz.
2010 52 Studio Gallery, Córdoba.
2013 Beach Club, The Octagon, Sotogrande, Cadiz.
2014 Garnacha Restaurant. Marbella

PUBLICATIONS

Elle Decoration. February 1992.
Woman. May 1992, 7 number.
House & Garden, No. 225.
House & Garden, nº 226.
Casa & Campo, No. 28.
Casa & Campo, No. 36.
Casa & Campo, No. 41.
Casa & Campo, No. 45.
Casa & Campo, No. 58.
Rattapallax, New York. September 2001.
Cover illustration for the novel “The lunch of the crows”
Adriana Manzanares, Buenos Aires, Argentina. 2003
Illustrations for “Poems of Water and Steel” by Adriana Manzanares.
Illustration of the entrance to the Columbia Museum of Art. 2003
Cover illustration, “Myths of the History of Spain” by Fernando Garcia de Cortazar, Editorial Planeta. 2008
Period Catalog, creative map of Cordoba, intimates spaces 100 contemporary creation.
Cultural Coast. Sotogrande, Marbella.
Catalog, Auction Exhibition, Art for Art. Episcopal palace
Cordova.
Report aje, The Spanish Horse, PRE. 2011
16 16 by magazine. Ignacio Navarro ceramics