Stella Georgiou

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Today ECO AWARE ART GALLERY is going to introduce artist Stella Georgiou.  she live in Athens, Greece. she have been working as a professional bookbinder with my own studio, for more than 25 years and she have been involved in the publishing industry for even more. Lately her interest was drawn by art jewelry and mixed media art. Her work involves around all different bookbinding techniques. her focus is on the design process, where she get to be more expressive and working without boundaries. At the same time she organizing bookbinding workshops in my studio and in several institutions, museums and schools around Greece. She  have participated in regional group and solo exhibitions of artistic bookbinding and arts. she is  a member of  the Greek Chamber of Fine Arts and  A . R . A . ( Les Amis de la Reliure d'Art).   Two of her mottos are: "change yourself, change the world" & "don't throw away anything".  In her work she use leftovers and damaged paper

Antonio Aragón Renuncio

 

 Today ECO AWARE ART GALLERY going to introduce Antonio Aragón Renuncio. Antonio Aragón Renuncio is a Spanish Photographer born in Santander (now based in Nicaragua) with an extensive background in documentary photography. Since the v he has always involved with photography: He writes about photography and publishes reportages across digital and print international media. Founds and Chairs “Nostromo” Photographers Association (Spain). He has been a Photography Professor (more than 17 years) in several universities. He was Editor in Chief in Xplorer Magazine (Nicaragua). Associate Director in GraphosProducciones (Nicaragua). He has been a freelance photographer for several International News Agencies. General Manager in Xtreme Photo WS (Burkina Faso). He organizes and directs the Solidarity Photography Days “Fotografía un MundoMejor” (Murcia, Spain)…


The Old Tire Graveyard Photography, 2017


His images have been published around the world in such relevant media as: National Geographic, The New York Times, CNN, Smithsonian Magazine, XLSemanal, The Guardian, El País, Forbes, View Magazine, Stena Magazine, FV, PhotogrVphy Magazine, La Prensa, Better Photography Magazine, British Journal of Photography, LF Magazine, El DiarioMontañés, Magazine, Lens Culture Magazine, RT, UNICEF… 

In 2002 he founds, and since then he presides, the NGO OASIS (www.ongoasis.org) which develops every year medical projects in some of the most depressed areas of the Gulf of Guinea in Africa.

 Antonio has received more than 200 international awards and recognitions from (some of them): Pictures of the Year Latam, 35Awards, New York Photo Fair, VOHH Photographer of the Year, Environmental Photographer of the Year, Gollut Festival, The Yellow Award, DongGang International Photo Festival, LBS Photography Awards, IPOTY, Umbra Photo Awards, Latin IPA, ASISA, Polyphony International Photo Festival, PX3 Prix de la Photo de Paris, Aphotoreporter, La Grande Photo, Fine Art Photography Awards, International Photographer of the Year, Siena International Photo Awards, Direct Look, International Digital Biennial Photojournalism, PhotoVisa, LifePressPhoto, Indian Photo Festival, Nikon, Chromatic Photo Awards, REVELA, GEA Photowords…

He has been recognized by the UNESCO with its HPA Grand Prix for his work on the Somba tribe. He has won (twice) the Latin American Documentary Photography Award. In 2016 he also won the HIPA Grand Prize, one of the world's most important awards in the world with the biggest money prize. He has received multiple medals and recognition from: FédérationInternationale de l'ArtPhotographique (FIAP), Photographic Society of America (PSA), Global Photographic Union (GPU), Confederación Española de Fotografía (CEF), FederacióCatalana de Fotografia (FCF), GFAL, FCLV, PHA...


Savanna Drought Photography 2007


 In 2018, among other prizes, Aragon Renuncio won the Xposure International Competition in the Photojournalism Category and the UNICEF Photography of the Year for a picture from a long term project about Snake Kids in Togo. In 2019, he won two UNICEF awards again (Third Place and Honorable Mention) in the same year in this prestigious competition.

Antonio’s work has appeared in more than 250 print shows around the world (Spain, England, Nicaragua, Colombia, France, China, Mexico, Germany, Russia, Ukraine, Turkey, Georgia, India, United States, Italia, Hong Kong, United Arab Emirates, Bangladesh, Korea, Poland...) and his images are in a number of public and private collections.

He currently spends most of his time working on long-term investigative projects mainly in Africa and Central America. He remains committed to issues relating to conservation, global health, poverty, diminishing cultures, discrimination, sustainability and the environment.

 Since the mid-90s he has always involved with photography: Founds/Chairs “Nostromo” Photographers Association (Spain). Photography Professor (+17 years) in several universities. Publisher in Xplorer Magazine (Nicaragua). General Manager Xtreme PhotoWS (Burkina Faso). Freelance photographer for several International News Agencies. Organizes/directs the Solidarity Photography Days(Spain). He writes about photography and publishes reportages across digital and print international media…



Plastic Mine Photography 2019

He founds/presidesthe NGO OASIS.

+250 print shows around the world.+200 International Awards/Recognitions:UNICEF, HIPA,LBS, Xposure, 35Awards, New York Photo Fair, Umbra, POYLatam, LatinIPA, UNESCO, EPOTY, PX3,La Grande Photo, IPOTY, Direct Look, SIPA, International Digital Biennial Photojournalism, PhotoVisa, LifePressPhoto, IPF, Latin American Documentary Photo Award, REVELA, GEA Photowords…

He currently spends his time working on long-term projects mainly in Africa and Central America. He remains committed to issues relating to conservation, global health, poverty, diminishing cultures, discrimination, sustainability and the environment.

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