Painting Exhibition - June 2019

The article here on the Ideal site has details of a painting exhibition in the tourist office in Almerimar. The paintings are on show until 17 June 2019.

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The Association of Women of Almerimar participates in this sample that collects the works carried out throughout the course by almost a fortnight of students

The Association of Women of Almerimar 'AMA' inaugurated its annual painting exhibition this week in the facilities of the Tourist Office of this nucleus. A sample that collects the works that have made throughout the course almost a fortnight of students of the municipal workshop of Training in Leisure Painting, which develops the Department of Culture and Education of the City of El Ejido.

The mayor of Culture, Julia Ibáñez, made a tour of the 15 exhibition panels that make up the exhibition and enjoyed the art embodied by the painters, who explained the motivations that led each of them to choose one theme or another to move it to the canvas .

For the elaboration of the paintings, different styles and artistic modalities have been used, such as oil or charcoal. In the chosen motifs are from women's prints, landscapes, still lifes, images of natural spaces, emblematic buildings of the municipality or a reproduction of a Sorolla painting.

For its part, the president of AMA, Dorita Gómez, explained that "the sample reflects the advances experienced by the painters and the quality of all their work", while reminding that in El Ejido "there is a lot of culture and an example of this is this exhibition that reflects the concerns of a group of women who throughout their lives have dedicated themselves to work and now seek other motivations such as developing creativity through painting ».

The councilor also praised during the opening of the exhibition, which can be visited until June 17, "the work done by this association with the continuous promotion of activities focused on women and their participation in social and cultural life of Almerimar ».

And it is that AMA promotes, participates and sets up numerous events during the year in terms of culture workshops, crafts, painting, sewing or reading, as well as talks, cultural trips or gastronomic days.