BIO OF 1ST PLACE WINNER Peter Powell: Born 1949, Cardiff / Wales / UK / lives in South Australia / arrived in Australia in 1963. Married for 50 years / two children / six grandchildren / one great-grandchild. “I have been a musician (drummer) since I was sixteen, always loved art and design, studied Graphic Design at Perth technical college (Perth Art School). Worked as a desk top publisher /Adelaide / loved working digital images and creating new narratives. I have created over a thousand images for my Facebook site.” https://www.facebook.com/peter.powell.9
BIO OF 1ST PLACE WINNER Ramón Rivas: Born in Ciudad Real (Castilla-La Mancha / Spain). Completed his university studies in Madrid. Industrial Engineer from the Polytechnic University of Madrid. Master in Sports Management and Administration from the University Olympic Institute (COE and Complutense University of Madrid). European Diploma in Strategic Planning. Inventor, Articulist, National Tennis Coach, and creator of a pedagogical dance-tennis disc. Diploma in Graphic Design, Advertising Production and Professional Web Design. Done management and management work in public and private companies, advertising work, organization of major events; Davis Cup, Federation Cup, … etc..
BIO OF 1ST PLACE WINNER Ramón Rivas (continued): Creator of the Rivismo movement, a very personal and innovative way of expressing in the world of art and, among others, in the world of painting. Very personal style in which the mixed technique predominates. The content of his works is thought, mainly, for large format works. His work, presented since 2005, in Exhibitions and National and International Painting Contests / aso in Fairs, Museums and Universities. Currently part of the Permanent Exhibition XIX Art XXI Contemporary Art for Castilla-La Mancha (Spain). Finalist at the Florence-Shanghai Prize in 2012. Has presented his pictorial work in China: At Shanghai PuDong Library, at the CEIBS (China Europe International Business School in Shanghai, at the Wison Art Center and at the Global Harbor Shanghai. Winner of the American Art Awards 2018 (Futurism). Artist with work at the Permanent Exhibition of the European Art Museum (Denmark) since 2019. Exhibition in Manhattan (New York) in 2019. Winner of the American Art Awards 2019 (Futurism). More information: http://www.rivismo.com http://ramonrivas-