villotaf  City of Alcala de Henares arts awards 201203Among the important Cervantes Week at Alcalá de Henares City, October Tuesday 9 was held at the Cervantes Hall theatre in the same city, the Alcalá de Henares Arts Awards.

These awards support various artistic disciplines: architecture, heritage, photography, historical research, narrative, painting and poetry. Besides the prestigious Award for the Arts and Letters, which this year was awarded to, the great thinker and philosopher Eduardo Punset.

The Alcalá de Henares City Awards had been for more than four decades as a showcase for the country's culture and discoverers claim to be great artists, winners of other prizes. It occupy a place of honour in the cultural landscape of the Community of Madrid and Spain.

This year the award in the category of painting has been given, unanimously, to the artist VILLOTAF, with his "Ultraforma #68". The jury noted the plastic quality of the work, generating intelligent creation and the strength of the forms, harmony and anxiety that follows it.

The Councillor for Culture of the City of Alcalá de Henares, Mrs. Dolores Cabañas, presented the award in a solemn ceremony.

In his speech, thanked the support artist for artists and creators in these difficult times. He declared: "the recognition we receive from you is the greatest reward for creativity and a gene called art."

The work will be on display, along with a selection of the works presented, the month of November in a group exhibition.

In addition, prepare a solo exhibition in 2014, in the exhibition at the Royal House of the interview.



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