Paloma Pelaez Bravo

PhD in Fine Arts and professor of the Painting Department of the School of Fine Arts of the Complutense University of Madrid since 2004; Coordinator of the Degree in Fine Arts from 2014-2018. Director of the Superior Course in Painting organized by the Fundación Santa María de Albarracín, since 2017. She is a member of the ACIS research group (Faculty of Philology UCM): Mitocrítica, nº refr: 930669, since 2012 and the group. Eco. De la naturaleza de la pintura de paisaje al arte del pensamiento pasajero (Facultad de Bellas Artes UCM). She has participated in 8 educational innovation projects, being a researcher responsible for the project Recuperación, clasificación y virtualización del fondo documental y gráfico, original del área de la pintura entre los años 1972-75, como material didáctico para las asignaturas Procesos de la Pintura y conformación del espacio Pictórico. Nª 207 and the project Referentes pictóricos en el Campus Virtual de cara a la Convergencia Europea. Proyecto (Periodo 1993-2007). No. 297, both of which were carried out at the School of Fine Arts of Madrid and financed by the Vicerrectorado de Desarrollo y Calidad de la Docencia UCM.

Since 1994, she has been developing an extensive exhibition tour with numerous solo and group exhibitions, both national and international; Among her latest exhibitions, she highlighted her representation as a Spanish artist in the exhibition of plastic arts organized by Comuarte en el Encuentro Internacional e Iberoamericano mujeres en el arte (Mexico City), her participation in the Homenaje a Cervantes -IV Centenario de la segunda parte Quijote at the Museo Gallivare de Suecia or his recent participation in Joint Fine Arts Exhibition at Wu Xing Gallery, Shanghai. She has also obtained several scholarships related to art creation and various painting prizes, including the second Premio Ejército del Aire granted by the Ministerio de Defensa y Gobierno de España. To point out that her creative activity and artistic production are closely linked to his teaching and research activity. In the projection of her pictorial work the processes of the work are taken as didactic elements in the teaching-learning process; the outline, the internal structure, the chromatic organization, as well as the different typologies of the sketch in the whole creative process of the work, is shown by the artist as an inherent element in the final process of any of her projects. Her research interests are linked to a natural look from painting, where the landscape, the nude and the portrait become elements of thought and relationship with the current cultural space. Highlight in this regard her monograph Estudio tipológico de bocetos en la pintura del natural. Madrid, Colección Procesos de la pintura, PPB.

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