Cristina del Prado Fernández Aguilar.
Seville, 1974.
www.artedelprado.eu
Cristina del Prado, plastic artist, works primarily as a painter. In 1992, she started her artistic career in Architecture at the Politécnico de Milano in Italy. In the fourth year of her studies, she transferred to E.T.S.A. (School of Architectura) at the University of Seville. In 1996, she began to study Fine Arts, at the same University. Del Prado received her degree in Fine Arts with a speciality in Painting in 2001. In the following years, she developed her artistic work and continued to stay in contact with the University: In 2002, she finished el Periodo de Docencia del Tercer Ciclo (teaching phase of Doctorate degree) at the University of Seville in the doctorate program of Painting and Conservation-Restoration. This same year, she received her C.A.P., a certificate in Education. In 2003 she collaborated with professor D. Francisco Lara as an assistant in the subject Iniciation of Color, at the University of Seville. The following year, in 2004, she was an assistant for professor D. Antonio Zambrana in Painting Creation. She completed her studies in multiple experiences abroad. In 2001, she was an Erasmus scholarship recipient and studied at the Winchester School of Art in England. The same year, she also travelled to New York to work on a French-Spanish project. From October 2005 until June 2008, del Prado lived in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. In November 2008, she began the second phase of her Doctorate degree, Periodo de Investigación.

Exhibitions.

2001.La Cultura en la Universidad. University of Seville. Spain.
2002.XXX Concurso Nacional de Grabado. Alcalá de Guadaira. Seville. XXX Concurso Nacional de Pintura. Alcalá de Guadaira. Seville. III Premio de Pintura FORUM Arte Sevilla. VIII Premio Nacional de Artes Plásticas Universidad de Sevilla. XXIII Certamen Nacional de Arte Contemporáneo Ciudad de Utrera. Seville. Certamen Nacional de Bellas Artes 2002 Excmo. Ateneo de Sevilla.
2003.I Certamen de Fotografía Real e Ilustre Colegio Oficial de Farmacéuticos de la provincia de Sevilla. XXXI Concurso Nacional de Grabado. Alcalá de Guadaira. Seville. XXXI Concurso Nacional de Pintura. Alcalá de Guadaira. Seville. IV Premio de Pintura FORUM Arte Sevilla. IX Premio Nacional de Artes Plásticas Universidad de Sevilla. II Concurso de Pintura al Aire Libre Santiponce de Arte. Seville. Pintores en Andalucía. Fundación de Cultura Andaluza. Seville. LII Exposición de Otoño de la Real Academia de Bellas Artes de Santa Isabel de Hungría. Seville.
2004.Alto contraste. Galería Garduño. Seville. V Premio de Pintura FORUM Arte Sevilla. I Certamen de Pintura Concello de Monforte de Lemos. Coruña. XXIII Certamen de Pintura Villa de Montellano. Seville. XII Concurso Ciudad de Tudela. Navarre. IV Premio de Pintura La Mujer en el Arte. Rota. Cadiz. II Bienal de Pintura Associació d?Amics de Cristófor Aguado. Picassent. Valencia.
2005.XXIV Certamen de Pintura Villa de Montellano. Seville. IV Premio de Pintura La Mujer en el Arte. Rota. Cadiz. Paysages Interieurs I. Hotel Bourbon-Condé. París. Hálito I. Colegio Oficial de Arquitectos. Caceres. Hálito II. Badajoz. . Impresiones I. Almeria.
2006.Zwischen Warm und Kalt I. Bad Wurzach. Germany. Erlebnis I. Darmstadt. Germany.
2007.Tierras hermanas. Consulado General de la República Bolivariana de Venezuela. Frankfurt. Germany.
2008.Zwischen Warm und Kalt II. Hofheim am Taunus. Germany.
2009.XXI Certamen de Artes Plásticas Miguel Sandoval. Lora del Río. Seville.
2010.Visiones. Galería de arte Libertad Couso. Marbella. Málaga.

Prices.

2003.First Prize in the I Certamen de Pintura Real e Ilustre Colegio Oficial de Farmacéuticos de Sevilla. Third Prize in the XV Certamen de Pintura Gustavo Bacarisas. Seville. Special Mention in the II Premio de Pintura La mujer en el Arte. Rota. Cadiz.
2004.First Prize for painting in the VII Certamen Nacional de Jóvenes Creadores. Socuéllanos. Ciudad Real. Spain.
2005.Third Prize in the XVII Certamen de Pintura Gustavo Bacarisas. Seville.
2006.Prize of l´Association des Palmes Academiques du Lot. Salon d´art St. Laurent Lolmie. France.

Collections.

Official College of Pharmacists of Seville.
Socuéllanos? House of Culture. Spain.
Old Town Distric of the City of Seville.
Privates collections: In the U.S.A., Italy, England and France.