INTERNATIONAL WATERCOLOR EXHIBITION 2019
16 world renowned artists
In September 2019, the art-gallery "Nuance" made a unique international exhibition. Sixteen of the best watercolor artists from Bulgaria, Great Britain, Spain, China, Moldova, Russia, the USA, Taiwan and Sweden presented two of their works each.
Watercolor is the most ancient technique. It dates back to the second century and was discovered in China after the creation of paper. The last ten years have seen a real watercolor boom in art. It is gaining more and more popularity in China, Russia, Europe and America. Various watercolor competitions, festivals, exhibitions are held. Last year, China hosted for the first time one of the largest events in the field of watercolor - the World Olympics. Out of 3,200 registered participants, twelve were awarded, two of whom will present their paintings at this exhibition. They are Lorin Makraken from the USA and Atanas Matsurev from Bulgaria
Watercolor is an extremely complex, but at the same time very rich and fine painting technique. It takes patience, passion, dedication and years of experience to master. The expressive means of watercolor are unlimited - from abstract painting to hyper-realism. It is an inexhaustible topic of inspiration for hundreds of artists and of interest to spectators and collectors around the world.
The idea to organize this first exhibition in Sofia is to unite artists of various genres and techniques to show the endless possibilities and diversity of watercolor. The exhibition has no specific theme. What unites the works and their authors is the passion for watercolor. Viewers will have the opportunity to touch this magic.
The invited artists are members of various international watercolor organizations (American Watercolor Society, National Watercolor Society, Royal Watercolor Society, Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolors), participating in international festivals and exhibitions. They win competitions, hold master classes or teach at art academies, universities and colleges. True professionals in their field.
WHAT EXPECTS YOU DURING THE EXHIBITION?
- Curatorial tour
At the opening of the exhibition, curator Evgenia Matsureva will conduct a tour of the gallery, where she will tell about each exhibited author and his paintings. Evgenia, as a co-founder of the creative group "Art-Holidays", personally works with world masters of watercolor, organizing their master classes and exhibitions in Russia, Bulgaria, Spain and Italy. Knowing their stories and their development as artists, she will make an interesting and different presentation.
Art-gallery "Nuance" will present a limited number of catalogs for the exhibition, which you can buy. You will also have the opportunity to obtain autographs from some of the artists who will be present in person at the opening.