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Consuelo Hernández

Consuelo Hernández

Consuelo Hernández was born into a family that loved art and artists, so that, from the first years of her life, her education was channeled along the paths of painting and the humanities. Since her childhood and adolescence, she has made her academic studies compatible with those of Drawing and Painting in the city of Cáceres. She graduated at the age of 22 in Philosophy and Letters from the University of Salamanca and professor of Spanish Language, she alternated teaching with dedication to Art until 2008 in which she began a stage dedicated exclusively to Art.

His first individual painting exhibition was held in 1979, in Plasencia (Cáceres), in whose work the influence of French impressionist painters such as Monet, Renoir or Cézanne was shown, an influence that he left behind until he fully immersed himself in pictorial realism, in many times, poetic, as various critics of his work have stated —Mario Antolín,1​ Aníbal Núñez,2​ Mohamed Lahchiri,3​ José María Bermejo,4​ José Marín Medina—5​

During the six years of his stay in Tangier (1997-2003), his paintings are inspired by the decadent architecture of the international era of the city, especially those dedicated to the Cervantes Theater in the Moroccan city: Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter.6​

A consolidated Spanish artist, her work has been exhibited at international art fairs in Chicago, Hong Kong, Singapore, Paris, The Hague and Madrid, and at international festivals.7​8​9​ Consuelo Hernández's work has toured the halls of the Cervantes Institute of Tangier, Rabat, Casablanca, Fez and Tetouan (Morocco).

In July 2012, he presented a selection of paintings at the International Present'Art Festival, Contemporary art, which were exhibited at the Shanghai Pudong National Library and at the CEIBS (Art Investment Forum) in Shanghai (People's Republic of China).10 His International exhibitions continued in 2013 at the Bridge Gallery in Beijing and in Shenzhen,1112 as well as at the Gallery-M in Vienna (Austria).13

On the occasion of the centenary of the Gran Teatro Cervantes de Tangier (1913-2013), Consuelo Hernández edited the book A stage in ruins-Artistic-literary appeal for the recovery of the Gran Teatro Cervantes de Tangier, together with three writers, with great repercussions on the media.

During the months of July and August 2015, the Salamanca Provincial Council organized a retrospective exhibition of the painter in the exhibition hall of the La Salina palace.14

During the month of November 2017, the Cáceres City Council organized an exhibition of her work consisting of a selection of thirty paintings in the exhibition halls of the Palacio de la Isla.15


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