XVII Salón de Otoño de Pintura y Escultura de La Rioja

November 18, 2017
Cultural Center Las Monjas, Cenicero, La Rioja, Spain

Some pics from the Opening party of the “XVII Salón de Otoño de Pintura y Escultura de La Rioja“. Thanks to all friends and family for coming!

Thirty-eight of the most representative Riojan artists are present at this biennial, with a wide variety of styles and trends.
In this edition will give a tribute to the figure of Jesus Infante, an assiduous participant to this exhibition since its inception.
The participating artists are: Aguado, Amelivia, José Luis Birigay, Pedro Pablo Blanco, Pako Campo, José Ignacio Casis, Cenzano, Nela Escalera, Isabel Gómez Maza, Carmelo Gracia, Larry Karlin, Arancha Lanchares, Óscar Llano, López Garrido, Lucía Loza Puras, Teresa Nájera, Narvaiza, Vicente Novoa, Olarte, Ortega, Rafael Pérez, Pérez Marín, Portilla, Elías del Río, Miguel Ángel Ropero, Inmaculada Sáenz Blanco, Sáenz de Pipaón, Sagasti, Francisco Javier Salinas, Sevilla, Yohana Soldevilla , Lily da Silva, Mercedes Tirado, Santiago Urizarna, Uzqueda and Víctor Valderrama.

The inauguration party was yesterday Friday, November 17th at 20:00h., and attended local and regional authorities.
The exhibition will be open until November 30th.
The visiting hours are from Monday to Saturday from 19:00 to 21:00 h. and holidays from 12:00 to 14:00 h.


The House of the Nuns hosts the main Cultural Center of the City of Cenicero, La Rioja. This building is one of the three most important palaces of the city and it dates from the 18th century, the time of the greatest palatial richness. It is located in front of the Church of San Martín. The great main door has a mixtilinear molding decorated with curved shapes, and it follows the ornamental profusion style of the constructions of that time. There is a window at the right of the door, above which there is a balcony with a molding with knuckles and a greatly refined corbel. At its sides, there is a 17th century coat of arms and another window, where is resting the big corbel of the upper floor balconies.

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