Biography and education
Enric Rubió was born in 1964 in Sant Jaume de Llierca, Girona. From a young age, Enric was drawn to drawing and painting. At the age of 9, he entered at the School of Fine Arts in Olot under the direction of artist Joan Vilà Moncau. Some of his instructors included Joan Ferrés, Xavier Viñolas, Paxinc ,Fernandez de Castro, Auli , and Carbonell. At the time, Enric Rubió was interested in learning the painting style and craftmanship characteristic of classical artists from Olot, such as basic methodology, and particularly the “plein-air” landscapes of precursors Vayreda and Berga.
From 1990 to 1995 he assisted the School of Applied Arts and Artistic Trades of Olot where he graduated in Applied Arts and Fine Crafts with a specialization in painting and murals.
Enric Rubió completed his training in the “Academy Statale di Velle Arti” in Frosinone (Italy) through a cultural exchange.
Currently Enric Rubió is a professor at the Municipal School of Art in Bonmatí, Girona, and runs an academy and Art Gallery
“L’Atelier” in Olot, Girona-Spain.
France/: Thuir, Saint Laurent de la Salanque, Perpignan, Taurinya ,Millas ,Prades, Port Barcares,Saint Esteve, Cerbere,Banyuls sur Mer, Tautavel, Chanceaux-prés-Loches(Loire), Saint Amand Montrond, Buxieres les Mines, Issoudun, Paris, Saint Victor, Argeles sur Mer, Meung sur -Loire, Scorbé-Clairveaux,La Roche Posay,Thouars, Naintre,Lyon,Calais,Vernoux,Richelieu, Alzay le Rideau,Ballan-Mire, Château Renault, Sable sur Sarthe, Vineuill, Cognac, Nantes, Lezignan Corbieres, Revel, Soreze, Saint Andre, Toulouse, La Bourboule, Vierzon, Saint Sauves ,Mont Dore, Axat, etc.
Spain: Valencia, Barcelona, Madrid, Bilbao, Girona, Castrourdiales, Lleida, Granada, Vinarós, Castellón de la Plana, Almeria, Sevilla, Plasencia, Zamora, Avila, Madrid, Alicante, Granada,Salou, etc.
Italy: Frosinone , Rome and Florence.
EEUU: New York, Chicago,New Orleans, California, San Francisco- Sausalito , Wyoming , Massachussets, New Jersey , Nevada ,Los Ángeles.
Portugal: Lousa ,Oporto , Coimbra
Russia: Syzran, Togliatti, Saratov, Plës.
Germany: Berkastel-Kues, Hahn.
Japan: Midori-Shi, Gunma , Minokamo-Gifu, Zama, Kobe, Wakayama, Maizuru, Tokorozawa, Yokkaichi, Takayama, Ishinomaki, …exhibits regularly in this country, where he has a representation of his works.
Taiwan: Selected for the Grand Prize Competition in the Art Revolution Taipei 2020-2021
Selected for a NFT World Master Award 2021
Invited by the organization as International Artist Salon 2021-2022
Shanghai : Participate in the Art Plus Shanghai 2020 in Virtual Art Fair
Dubai: Participate in WAD 2020/21/22
His work can be found in public and private collections in several countries/: Spain, France, Portugal, Italy, Belgium, Germany, Singapore, Norwey, Russia,Tunisia, Ireland , Japan, Mexico, Taiwan, Dubai, and USA.
two of his paintings are represented in the Isaak Levitan Landscape Museum of Plës (Russia)
One of his painting are represented in Haugeumgang Theme Museum in Geoje (South Korea)
One of his painting are represented in city council in Syzran (Russia)
Latest awards and recognitions in France
Honorable Mention, Best Landscape in the XXV International Val d’Or
First Place, International Salon Exhibition, Ville de Prades
First Place, International Salon Exhibition, Chatêau de Valmy in Argeles sur Mer
First Place, Autumn Salon Exhibition "authentic'arts", Meung sur Loire
Honorable Mention for his Spring Salon Exhibition piece "authentic'arts", Meung sur Loire
Audience Award, Artistique Florentais Salon Exhibition, Saint Florent sur Cher
First Place, International Salon Exhibition, Descartes
First Place, International Salon Exhibition, Chateau de Valmy-Argeles sur Mer
First Place, International Salon Exhibition, Ligueuill
“Conseill General” Award, International Salon Exhibition, Thouet
Guest of Honor in the the city of Descartes
First Audience Award for “Palette Clairvalloise”, Scorbó-Clairvaux
Oil Painting Award, International Salon Exhibition, Alzay le Rideu 2002
Guest of Honor, International Salon Exhibition, d’Art-Chateay de Valmy, Argeles sur Mer
Guest of Honor in Chatellerault
City Medallion – 4th International Salon Exhibition, Nantes
Certificate of Honor from Jury, "Invite d'Honneur" Carrefour des Arts, Poitou Charentes
Guest of Honor, International Salon Exhibition, Sorèze
Honorable Mention, International Salon Exhibition, Val d'Or 2003
Guest of Honor, Chatellerault
Landscape First Place, International Salon Exhibition, Nantes
Guest of Honor in Belabre (Indre et Loire)
Guest of Honor in Meung sur Loire
Award for Painting Quality in Vatan
Ros-Art Chateaux Award in Valmy, Argeles sur Mer
First Place, Salon Exhibition, d’Axat 2013
Guest of Honor, Salon Exhibition, d’Axat 2014
Audience Award, International Salon Exhibition, "Arte em dois Tons", Lousa
Guest of Honor, First International Salon Exhibition, St.Jaume de Llierca-Girona-Spain
3 works selected for the Grand Prize Competition in the Art Revolution Taipei 2020
3 works selected for the Grand Prize Competition in the Art Revolution Taipei 2021
1 work selected for a NFT World Master Award in the Art Revolution Taipei 2021
Invited by the organization as Art Revolution Taipei 2022 on International Artist Salon 2021-2022
-GUIA DE ARTE 1.994 Ed.Art 84.Barcelona
-PINTORS DE CATALUNYA AL RIPOLLES-Ed.Galeria S.XXI.Camprodón a)
-ARTISTES D'OLOT I COMARCA"-Ed-Galeria Fons d'Art.Olot (Gerona)
-PLASTICA LATINA XXIVeme.SALON INTERNATIONAL DU VAL D'OR.
-PLASTICA LATINA XXVeme.SALON INTERNATIONAL DU VAL D'OR.
-PLASTICA LATINA XXVIeme.SALON INTERNATIONAL DU VAL D'OR.
-CANART (Catalogo Nacional de Arte 1.997-98)
-GUIA ARTISTAS NACIONALES S.XXI.
-GUIA ARTISTAS SIGLO XXI-TOMO I
-DICCIONARIO GAL-ART 2001-02 BARCELONA
-ARTISTAS DE CATALUNYA 2001
-CANART (CATALOGO NACIONAL DE ARTE) 2000-2001
-SALON INTERNACIONAL DESCARTES -FRANCIA
-GUIA ARTISTAS DEL SIGLO XXI (TOMO III)
-CATALOGO SALON ARTISTIQUE FLORENTAIS 2002-FRANCIA
-CATALOGO SALON ARTISTIQUE FLORENTAIS 2003-FRANCIA
-DICCIONARIO GAL-ART 2003-04 BARCELONA
-DICCIONARIO GAL-ART 2004-05 BARCELONA
-PLASTICA LATINA XXVIIeme.SALON INTERNATIONAL DU VAL D'OR.
-PLASTICA LATINA XXVIIIeme.SALON INTERNATIONAL DU VAL D'OR.
-PLASTICA LATINA XXIXeme.SALON INTERNATIONAL DU VAL D'OR.
-PLASTICA LATINA XXXeme.SALON INTERNATIONAL DU VAL D'OR.
-DICCIONARIO GAL-ART 2005-06 BARCELONA
-DICCIONARIO GAL-ART 2013
Enric organizes intensive “plein-air” painting courses during the summer for those who are interested in this discipline. Of note to date:
-July 2004 Artistic Vacations in Olot -Spain
-July 2007 Artistic Vacations in Bélâbre-France
-July 2008 Artistic Vacations in Chateaux de la Loire-France
-July 2009 Artistic Vacations in Tossa de Mar-Costa Brava-Spain
-July 2011 Artistic Vacations in Laroya-Almeria-Spain
-July 2012 Artistic Vacations in Villaricos-Almeria-Spain
-July August 2013 Artistic Vacations in Olot-Spain
-July August 2014 Artistic Vacations in Olot-Spain
-July August 2015 Artistic Vacations in Olot-Spain
-July August 2016 Artistic Vacations in Olot-Spain
-July August 2017 Artistic Vacations in Olot-Spain
-July August 2018 Artistic Vacations in Olot-Spain
-July August 2019 Artistic Vacations in Olot-Spain
-July August 2020 Artistic Vacations in Olot-Spain
-July August 2021 Artistic Vacations in Olot-Spain
-July 2022 Artistic Vacations in Asturias-Spain
The landscape of his beloved Girona is what is reflected in throughout his paintings his themes, which he executes with lyrical obedience. His naturalistic representations know of the the temptations for the impressionism techniques: the exaltation of greens and blues, the presence of calm and shimmering water, trees, seasonal skies and fields …. These are gammets of submissive reality that Enric Rubió brings to life through his eyes and skilled art brush. As he is considered a veteran painter, he has deep technical knowledge and masters color. He is also especially gifted in knowing how to find the right angle, the most uplifting way to frame a subject, how to turn bring life into the canvas through a conjugation of tonalities, occasionally adding haziness to dawns and soft lights to sunsets.
Tradition and objectivity, converted into principles, fill his paintings with continuity and imagery. For this reason, one is able to sense the creative dynamics, whimsical touches, and a profound expression of pure affirmation in his work.
Mario Nicolas –Gal Art –Spain
Enric Rubió's color enriches his work, a color used with restraint and sensitivity, seeking and achieving a tonal unity, without stridency, of gratifying contemplation. He takes care of each and every one of the areas, the detail is important and sometimes becomes almost miniature.
S.Hilton (Gal Art - March April 2020)
Enric Rubió's work is extensive, open, he almost always prefers Plein air, the space, to enclosing himself in the studio. He leans towards the landscape, allowing the trees to see the forest. Clarity, descriptive cleanliness and perfection characterize him.
His painting is natural, fluid, spontaneous but also deep, careful, unhurried, impregnated with creative seriousness, dedicated to a well-established work.
Mario Nicolás (Gal Art - April 2020)
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