Spanish painter Alberto Gálvez is known for his oil on linen paintings that capture an enchanted world. His influences run from antiquity and Renaissance imagery to poetry and French avant-garde films of the 1960s. Throughout, he reminds us that the ideals of the classical period, proportion, balance and harmony, are still operative, inspiring and engaging.Galvez embraces this understanding to create images that exist outside of space and time. His exceptional use of translucent oils give an ethereal quality to his surface. His body of work is a moving attestation to the aesthetic power of the human gaze.
Diego L. Rodríguez is an Illustrator, Graphic Designer and visual Artist from Spain.From his childhood, he has been always dedicated to the audiovisual !eld. He has studied Cinema Production, Publicity and Photography, working on those !elds for a few years. The arrival of new tools and the outburst of digital graphics, made Diego to focus his career into digital art and illustration.
Louis Valtat [1869-1952] was born in Dieppe on 8 August, 1869. He studied at le Lycée Hoche in Versailles where his parents lived. In 1886, when he was 17 years old, he applied for admission at the Ecole des Beaux Arts and completed his training at the Académie Julian where he made friends with Albert André and Pierre Bonnard. In 1890, he won the Jauvin d’Attainville prize; he then set up his workshop at rue de La Glacière in Paris. In 1893, he took part in the Salon des Artistes Indépendants for the first time. His paintings covered one main theme: the life in the neighbouring streets such as “Sur le boulevard” which Félix Fénéon duly noted.
Nicholas Hely Hutchinson is a painter, based in Dorset. Initially influenced by Dufy and Matisse, he has also drawn on the British Neo-Romantic tradition. He settled near Blandford, Dorset, and the countryside of that county and Wiltshire, horse racing, interiors and still life were among his subjects. He studied at Harrow School, Saint Martin's School of Art and Bristol Polytechnic.
Scottish painter Muriel Barclay has an unusual arts background. Born and bred in Glasgow she graduated with a degree from Edinburgh University before heading to London where she initially worked in Jacques O’Hana’s Gallery in London’s Mayfair.She returned to Glasgow to teach history and raise her family, while at the same time studying Drawing and Painting at Glasgow School of Art and History of Fine Art at the Open University.