Antonio Cartelle Roca

Category: Painter

He is an autodidact painter and started to paint very early.
2005: he began to paint with Xesús Balado Paz, learning drawing, wax techniques and oil painting.
2006: he carried out his first exhibition at the Cultural Centre of San Mamed (Laraxe).
2007: he gave up the classes and started to paint continuously, creating his own style, influenced by Tintoretto, Ticiano, Jacques Louis David, Poussin, Le Nain, Rafael and El Greco, studying their paintings and styles and trying to approach. Painting is for him a passion that leads him carry out quite successful exhibitions.

 Work & Activities

2007. Orilla Mar Hotel (Espesante); Pazo de Rilo (Mugardos); Cultural Centre (Pontedeume); Manuel Rebon CIRS Contest, Cervás (Ares); Old market (As Pontes); Cloister (Ortigueira) and Social Centre, Rúa (Miño).
2008. O Liceo Building (Betanzos); Tourism Office (Cedeira); 18th edition of Bello Piñeiro Painting Contest (Mugardos); Social Centre, Rúa (Miño); Town Hall (Pontedeume); selected work at the 2nd Manuel Rebon Contest (Cervas, Ares); Real Coro de Toxos e Froles (Ferrol) and Cloister (Ortigueira).

 Other Interesting Aspects

All these exhibitions were admired and well accepted by visitors. Some media were also interested in his works and creations. La Voz de Galicia, Diario de Ferrol, La Opinión de A Coruña, Localia TV, Canal 31, Televisión Local de As Pontes, TVG de Galicia, Onda Local and COPE, among others, interviewed him.
In the near future, he has arranged several interviews with different televisions, radio stations and newspapers, as his interest in painting is bigger and bigger.