We have the pleasure to announce that Alvaro Castagnet has been awarded the “Shanghai Zhujiajiao International Watercolour Biennial, 2010 award”.
”Overview” is a large watercolor painting of Calle 18 de Julio, downtown Montevideo.
As the first special international watercolor exhibition in the world, the Biennial Exhibition, boasting strong academic background, high-level exhibits and broad coverage, showcase works of watercolor masters from all over the world including China, Britain, US, Russia, Australia, Japan, South Korea and Uruguay.
Out of thousands of entries, and two stages of selection, 230 paintings were selected to be shown in the exhibition, which was officially opened April 15, with the duration of 3 months, to match with the Expo Shanghai 2010.
The award winning painting is shown in a permanent exhibition at the Quanhua Watercolour Art Gallery.
Alvaro and Ana Maria Castagnet attended the opening of this great event.