I Wonder What Enamel Artist Julia Ares Is Doing Now

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Early this summer, we spent a couple of weeks driving along the northern coast of Spain as far as A Coruña. It’s a working town, lacking the glamour of San Sebastian, or Barcelona. However, it has great food and wine, a surf beach and a huge waterfront path.  We walked it from the beach past the Roman lighthouse and down to the old town. The last part was lined with peach-coloured lampposts from the mid nineties, each of which had 4 ceramic (oops – enamel – thanks, Verónica!) works of art. They were all by the same artist, Julia Ares.

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The only thing I could find out about her on the internet was this blog post by Verónica Blanco. According to the post, Ares made 1200 pieces for the lampposts. What a lot of work and a huge effort of creativity, as each one that I saw was different.

Julia Ares- el arte de esmaltar

I wonder what she is doing now.

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One thought on “I Wonder What Enamel Artist Julia Ares Is Doing Now

  1. Hello,
    Thank you for your attention!
    But I have to tell you are not ceramics, they are enamelworks.
    If you want to know more you can visit the following sites because her website is under construction:

    Kind regards,

    http://laflechaenladiana.es/tecnicas-de-fuego-julia-ares/

    https://www.laventanadelarte.es/centro/galeria-de-arte-julia-ares/a-coruna

    http://www.lavozdegalicia.es/noticia/cultura/2016/06/19/arte-esmaltista-julia-ares-japon/0003_201606G19P43992.htm

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