Itzal aktiboa prize for young contemporary artists 2013
In collaboration with the Basque Cultural Institute
and the town of Saint Jean Pied de Port, Itzal aktiboa is offering its
2013 Contemporary Art Prize for the work of a young artist active in the
The competition is open to artists working in
all mediums, providing they are less than 36 years old at the time of
their application. The prize is 2,000 euros in cash. The works of five
finalists will be exhibited in three locations in Saint Jean Pied de
Port during the month of October 2013 and the winner will be announced
during the course of the exhibition.
The rules and application procedures are available in French,Spanish and Basque on this website. The closing date for applications is 15 July 2013.
L'ART AU FEMININ VII: Seven women artists living and working in the Basque Country: Evelyne Hérisson, Maïtzu Juantorena, Mariemi Otaola, Nisa Goiburu, Sandra Dessalines, Josette Dacosta y Virginia Santos Itoiz - 8 March 2013 to 6 April 2013: see photos
BI IKUSPEGI : Saint Jean Pied de Port, seen by a photographer and a painter 13 September 2012 to 27 October 2012
PHOTOS: ABEL BOURGEOIS
PAINTINGS: JOSETTE DACOSTA
Abel Bourgeois lives in Baigorry. He uses a pinhole camera to produce unusual views of Saint Jean Pied de Port.
Josette Dacosta has her studio in the rue de la Citadelle leading up to the 17th century military fortress that overlooks Saint Jean Pied de Port. Her paintings reflect her view of the street's unusual perspectives and the bright colours of the houses that line it on either side.
L'Art au Féminin VI - EmazteArtea Garazin: 8 March – 9 April 2012
Six women artists working in different parts of the Basque Country - Kristel Labary, Josette Dacosta, Marijose Recalde, Nerea de Diego, Ohiana Goenaga Azpeitia and Viviane Michel - took part in the sixth edition of our annual exhibition L'Art au Féminin.