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SALA  EXHIBITION 15 - 30 AUGUST 2015

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IN THE NAME OF THE FATHER, THE SON & SURREALISM

ST PETER'S CATHEDRAL, 27 KING WILLIAM ROAD, ADELAIDE

This confronting exhibition is a stunning bold statement of colour and form. Influenced by his childhood in Franco's religious Spain, encouraged by his father to pursue  surrealism, Loreto explores his feelings on Christianity, the relationship of Jesus with his father and the crucifixion.  Loreto's obsession with Christ, a subject popular with many artists, is demonstrated strongly in this exhibition.

OPENING NIGHT  Friday 14 August 6pm-9pm.   Special entertainment by gypsy flamenco singer el Titi de Algeciras and Guitarist Aloysius Leeson. 

(el Titi de Algeciras is the name Salvador Loreto uses, as in addition to his talent as an artist, he is also Australia's only authentic gypsy flamenco singer.)

MEET the artist - Loreto will be resident artist at the Cathedral daily during the exhibition, from 11am to 3pm.

 

IMAGES OF THE MIND

10 APRIL TO 7 MAY 2014

Opened by Dr Lynn Arnold AO
Thursday 10 April at 6pm.

This exhibition is a mixture of semi-abstract and naïve styles with a touch of cubism.

Just as the mind wanders, so does Loreto's from the memory of boats, interspersed with memories of his grandfather playing the flamenco guitar to the seriousness of threats to the environment today.

Venue: JOHN DAVIS MUSIC
Shop 1/15 Vaughan Place, ADELAIDE 5000 Telephone: 8232 8287
Opening Times – Monday to Saturday 10am to 6pm.

 

Australia

2012

VARIATIONS (SALA FESTIVAL)
SALVADOR LORETO SOLO EXHIBITION

VARIATIONS 2
SALVADOR LORETO & ZIBA VILMANIS EXHIBITION

2011
  • From Real to Surreal
    “a mix of Goya and Salvador Dali, Loreto has discovered a new form of surrealism.”
  • Mixed Exhibition, Juxtapose Studios
  • Pretty good eh?
    Exhibition of mixed styles of painting including still life and cubist.
2009
  • Juxtapose Studios
2008
  • Obsession with Images
    The Spanish gypsy whose obsession with images reflect pathos, tragedy and direct physical expressive force as elements in his painting. The contrasts of light and shade, the reference to surrealist images that good Spanish artists are unable to resist and the depth of flamenco are all apparent in these works.
  • 2008 Adelaide Arcade Pink Ribbon Art Exhibition
    Check out the contribution to the Cancer Council SA & Pink Ribbon Day by Salvador Loreto entitled "Still Life!! No Still Alive". This painting is on display at the Adelaide Arcade and is available for purchase by silent auction.

SALA 2008

Four unique opportunities to see the best of this talented, master artist exploring different perspectives and images from portraits to surrealism, cubism and classicism.

  • Images Through a Mirror
    The Canvas is the mirror and the artist is the reflection.
    Stunning and spectacular new portrait work by Loreto includes new series and work not exhibited before, ‘Monkeymania’, ‘Clowns’. Images also include the historical, 1998 last portrait of the late Don Dunstan.
  • Images of the Mind
    An exhibition of Loreto’s different styles revealing his obsession with death through his surreal new work ‘Nightmare of the Bullfighter’. Also on display the rarely exhibited historical, 1993 first portrait of the late Don Dunstan.
  • Icons & Insights
    A mixed exhibition.
2007
  • ART & WINE 3 - 19 August 2007. SALA FESTIVAL
    Savor the combination of good wine while viewing the fine art of Australia's only Spanish Gypsy Artist and bask in the warmth of the open fire.
    Due to public demand, Loreto will have on display one of the two portraits he painted of the late Don Dunstan. These are the lost two known portraits that the late Don sat for.
2005
  • SALA FESTIVAL - 30 July - 14 August 2005
2004
  • Mixed Immerse Your Senses, Fine Arts Exhibition, Scotch College, Adelaide, SA.
  • Solo, SALA Festival, "In the Studio" Exhibition – Triana Studio, Adelaide, SA
  • Mixed, Nexus MAC, Members' Exhibition, Adelaide, SA.
2003
  • Mixed, SALA Festival, "Visions" Exhibition Triana Studio, Adelaide, with Ceramics artist Kathryn Hourigan.
  • Solo, Exhibition - Triana Studio, Adelaide, SA.
  • Mixed, Nexus MAC, Members' Exhibition, Adelaide, SA.
2002
  • Solo, Exhibition Le Zinc Restaurant, Adelaide, SA.
  • Mixed, Nexus MAC, Members' Exhibition, Adelaide, SA.
2001
  • Mixed, Adelaide Central Gallery (supporting artist in the Liz Williams Exhibition) Adelaide, SA.
  • Mixed, Nexus MAC, Members' Exhibition. Adelaide, SA.
1997
  • Barossa Fine Art Exhibition, South Australia.
1996
  • Mixed, National Trust, Mocatta Gallery SA "Room for Five", Adelaide, SA.
1995
  • Mixed Chateau Yaldara Estate, Barossa Valley Vintage Festival South Australia.
  • Mixed, John Donne Gallery, "Tolerance and Beyond" Bridgewater, SA.
1994
  • Mixed, Gallery 101, Melbourne, Victoria.
  • Solo, Café Ramblas, Melbourne, Victoria.
  • Solo, Loft Gallery, Adelaide Festival Fringe, SA.
1993
  • Mixed, Chateau Yaldara Estate, Barossa Valley Vintage Festival, SA.
1989
  • Mixed, Vincent Gallery, Adelaide, SA.
1987 - 1989
  • Barossa Fine Art Exhibition, SA.
1988
  • Mixed, Fables Gallery, "Who Nose" Adelaide, SA.
1987
  • Mixed, Rotary Club of Blackwood, 4th Arts Festival, SA.
1986
  • Solo, Vlados Restaurant Gallery, Newtown Sydney, NSW
1984
  • Mixed, International Art and Photo Exhibition, Sydney, NSW sponsored by the Community Arts Board, Australia Council.
1983
  • Mixed, Old Treasury Fine Arts Gallery, Sydney, NSW
1981
  • Mixed, University of Wollongong
  • Solo, Channel 10, Sydney NSW, sponsored by Jacobsen/Wolf Production.
1980
  • Mixed, Jolly Barry Gallery, Paddington, NSW.
1979
  • Solo, Churchill Gallery, Perth, Western Australia.
1977
  • Mixed, Good Neighbour Council of Western Australia, sponsored by BP.
1975
  • Solo, Ventor Gallery, Perth, Western Australia.
1974
  • Mixed, Ventor Gallery, Perth, Western Australia
1968
  • Mixed, Lister Gallery, Perth, Western Australia
1967
  • Mixed, Cremorne Gallery, Perth, Western Australia

Overseas

2010
  • Symbols of Culture, Galeria - Fundacion Cultural Luis el Cano - Algeciras, Spain
  • Singapore Exhibition, Serenity Spanish Bar and Restaurant.
1999
  • Mixed, Exhibition Nagoya, Japan
1962
  • Mixed, Galleria "El Faro", Malaga, Spain.
  • Mixed, Galleria Jovenes Gaditans, Spain.
  • Mixed, Sociedad El Cancino de Algeciras, Spain.
1961
  • Mixed Academia de Arte, Graduate Work Exhibition, Madrid, Spain.
  • Mixed, Galleria Nuevo Cubismo, San Sebastian, Spain.
1959
  • Mixed, Academia de Arte, Student Exhibition, Bilbao, Spain.

COMMISSIONS

1988
  • Series of Murals and Book Illustration for Club El Mero, Algeciras, Spain.
1984
  • Chalmers Street, 'Tradition', Mural commissioned by the Sydney City Council, NSW.
1983
  • Set design for 'Laberinto' flamenco dance/drama interpretation of the life and works of Federico Garcia Lorca, Sydney, NSW.
1978
  • Company Artist on the 'Skylab' filmmaking expedition, WA.
1974
  • Mural for restaurant, El Flamenco, Perth WA.
1962/63
  • Mural executed over a two-year period for Hotel Reina Cristina, Algeciras, Spain.
1963
  • Mural commissioned during army service – Cuartel No. 30 Artilleria (Batallon del Coronel) Ceuta, Morocco.
1959
  • Altar Mural, Iglesia Don Juan de Austria Valladolid, Spain.
1958
  • Ceiling fresco, Iglesia de la Palma, Algeciras, Spain.

AWARDS

1980/81/84
  • Winner, Multicultural Painting Competition, Spanish Society, Sydney.
1975
  • Perth Drawing Competition, Western Australia.
1960
  • Festival of Algeciras, Poster Competition, Spain.

COLLECTIONS

New Norcia, Western Australia;
Spanish Club, Sydney, NSW.
Private collections in Australia, Paris, Switzerland, Nagoya-Japan and Spain.

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