Santiago Ribeiro statement: Santiago Ribeiro preparing for the International Surrealism Now exhibition to open at the Coimbra House Culture and Edifício Chiado Museum in Portugal, 17 November 2018

Source : pr-wire Santiago Ribeiro | 05 Apr 2018 13:32 PM | 632 words

Santiago Ribeiro is preparing the International Surrealism Now exhibition on November 17, 2018, in Coimbra, Portugal with exhibitions in Spain, New York, Paris and Moscow.

Coimbra, Portugal - Ribeiro is starting the organizing and promoting of the International Surrealism Now exhibition with more than 100 artists from 45 countries which will be opening at the Coimbra House Culture and Edifício Chiado Museum in Portugal next November 17 of 2018. 

Billed as the largest world exhibition of contemporary Surrealism art in Europe, the exhibit of paintings, drawings, digital art, photographs and sculpture is also expected to be shown, at least in part, at several monuments and public spaces throughout Portugal. 

The International Surrealism Now exhibition started in 2010 organized by Bissaya Barreto Foundation and Santiago Ribeiro and after 8 years now becomes the world’s largest surrealist art exhibition of the 21st century, with 107 surrealist artists from 45 countries and five continents that will participate.

Countries that will be represented include: Algeria, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Croatia, Czech Republic, Cuba, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Indonesia, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, Ukraine, Venezuela and Vietnam.

Note: The renowned British cultural magazine, The Culture Trip, named 10 Portuguese artists as the most internationally recognized at the present time and Santiago Ribeiro it is one of them.
Ribeiro’s work has been featured at the U.S. 

Embassy in Lisbon, in the Portuguese American Journal, in Digital Meets Culture, Pressenza fr, metroNews.ru , Pravda in Portuguese, The Herald News, ARTVOICE, Associated Press , EFE, APA ots, AAP, Reuters and many other publications can be seeing on the link.

Having also been featured in Paris at the “Osmosis-Kiraméki Transfigured!” event along with cultural icons and renowned artists at JPHT Gallery.

In Moscow at the international project "Visionary Art Award" that was held in the historical center of Moscow, in one of the best exhibition venues in Moscow - in the "House of Artists of Moscow". The dates of the exhibition was March 27 - April 1, 2018.

Santiago Ribeiro will be the only Portuguese surrealist artist to participate in this important event in the Russian capital as well as the only Portuguese. Having been invited by his friend the Russian artist Oleg Korolev.

In New York the Portuguese surrealist painter Santiago Ribeiro has been featured since July 2017 at the Thomson Reuters and Nasdaq OMX Group at Times Square in New York City, and will remain highlighted throughout 2018.

“As usual, every time, I do something different and innovative and the idea of exhibiting in Times Square, New York, shows how media and new technologies are a modern way to divulge our art.” – Ribeiro said. 

In Granada, Spain, Ribeiro makes his presence known in the big international art exhibition in the Center of Churriana de la Vega in the city of Granada in south of Spain. The 9th edition of Fiarte Granada has more than 120 artists from 32 countries. 

FIARTE is a creation of the artist Yamal Din also the organizer where the municipality of FIARTE awarded the international cooperation award to the Portuguese artist Santiago Ribeiro. 

Born in Coimbra, Portugal, Ribeiro attended art classes at Escola Avelar Brotero and the Escola Superior de l’Education in Coimbra. He has organized and participated in numerous individual and collective art exhibitions in Portugal and abroad.

Its sponsors include the Bissaya Barreto Foundation, Câmara de Coimbra and the North American MagicCraftsman studio.

He has devoted his life to painting and promoting 21st century surrealist art, through exhibitions around the world in Berlin, Moscow, Dallas, Los Angeles, Mississippi, Warsaw, Nantes, Paris, Florence, Madrid , Granada, Barcelona, Lisbon, Belgrade, Monte Noire, Romania, Japan, Taiwan and Brazil.