Dr. Ester Torredelforth
Illustrator, doctorate in medieval art and fashion, painter and photographer, Ester Torredelforth began her apprenticeship with the catalan painter Pere Ripoll I Calderó at the age of 7. At such early age, she showed a strong tendency towards medieval art and everything that surrounds it.
She develops her career at Rovira i Virgili University, where she ended her Doctoral studies in medieval art with a thesis focused on late medieval fashion titled "Catalan Female Noble Clothing from the 15th Century and its Reflection in Art".
Her latest work as illustrator is "Equilibrio", a collaboration with the acclaimed Catalan poet Enric Lopez Tuset, and "Ciudades sumergidas", by the Spanish critic and poet Adriana G. Garcia, which was published in Madrid by Polibea Editorial and Hyperion Ediciones.
Nowadays, she combines her artistic activity with medieval research reflected in publications with Luna Press Publishing in Edinburgh, or the Complutense University in Madrid.
His work shows a strong tendency to explore nature, and mythology, building the pantheistic and oneiric idea around the image of trees: symbols of the complexity of thought and wisdom.
THE DIARI DE TARRAGONA COVERS THE NOMINATION OF THE BOOK TO THE BSFA AWARDS 2020 IN ENGLAND.
INTERVIW IN THE "DIARI DE TARRAGONA" OFICIAL NEWSPAPER
EXHIBITION OF THE AWARDED FINALISTS IN THE DRAWING ADC CONTEST:
Torredelforth, among the award-winning finalists of the contest, opens the exhibition in Palencia at the Diaz Caneja Foundation in Palencia. The exhibition, formed by a series of works made in black and white, can be visited until July the 30th in Lope de Vega Street 2.
EXHIBITION OF FINALISTS AT THE CAJA MURCIA FOUNDATION:
The exhibition of the finalists of the Antonio Fernández artistic contest was inaugurated on May 23 with a high turnout by artists and interested visitors. Torredelforth has participated as an award-winning finalist in the exhibition, that will last until June 7.
Organized by the city council of Cieza, the foundation Bachillerato de las arts and the Foundation Caja Murcia, the catalog of the selected artworks can be consulted in the following link:
PRESENTATION IN MADRID OF "EQUILIBRIO" NEW BOOK ILLUSTRAT BY TORREDELFORTH
The illustrated poemary "Equilibrio" arrives at bookshops this February with the official presentation at the Ateneo de Madrid. The presentation included the publisher, Juan José Martín Ramos and the poet, Javier Lostalé. Published by Polibea Editorial, it contains the latest poems by Enric López Tuset, an important poet from Tarragona, and new illustrations by Torredelforth. The illustrations of the work have received a very good criticism of the literary world of Madrid.
TORREDELFORTH IN THE DAILY OF TARRAGONA
The Diari de Tarragona newspaper made an interview with Torredelforth about the artistic life, the work in the artworld and the difficulty of making a living on ti, entering in the current artistic world. It was the cover issue and was prepared by journalist Kristine Valls, in charge of a series of articles on entrepreneurial women in the territory.
TORREDELFORTH OPENS THE COLLECTION OF RENOVATE 2017
Renovarte exhibition 2017 was inaugurated by the Minister of Culture of Huesca, with the presence of personalities from the world of art and artists from all over the country. The group revolves around the founding myths of the north of Huesca and will take a traveling tour of the most important cities of the Sobrarbe region.
TORREDELFORTH AS GUEST ARTIST IN RENOVARTE XVI
Renovarte - the program that combines art, heritage and landscape in Sobrarbe, Huesca - reaches its sixteenth edition. The Department of Culture of the Sobrarbe proposes ten exhibitions in historical sites, promoted and subsidized by the municipality of Bielsa, Spain. Torredelforthforth had a special exhibition in the medieval prison of Broto as guest artist, from 15 July to 31 August.
TORREDELFORTH SELECTED FOR THE 2016 EDITION OF CROMÁTICA ART EXHIBITION
Torredelforth was selected to exhibit at the fourth edition of the young painting Biennial in Ourense, Spain: an exhibition event promoted from the foundation Cum Laude and the city of Ourense. The exhibition was held at the Municipal Museum in the capital from March 5 to April 15.
TORREDELFORTH IN COLLECTIVE EXHIBITION OF SCULPTURE OF SMALL SIZE ORGANIZED BY LA SALITA
Torredelforth was selected to participate in the exhibition of small format, in La Salita cultural institution in Gijon, Asturias (Spain). The inauguration took place on November 27 with an inaugural cocktail and a concert by Maria Jose Meana Meana. The exhibition was closed on December 17.
AWARD OF THE SECTION OF ART IN THE CONTEST VII OF RAPID PAINTING - 2 ago 2015
Torredelforth took part last Sunday, the 2nd August in the Anual Contest of rapid painting of the city of Vila-Seca. She won one of the prizes granted by The Section of Art of the Cultural Group of Vila-Seca.
A great number of artists participated in this contest, new and veteran, who elaborated their works in the context of the festival of the city. At the left of the present text you will be able to see and open the images of the event and the winning picture, which now is in possession of the town hall of the city.
COLLECTIVE EXHIBITION OF PHOTOGRAPHY - from July 3 to July 26, 2015
Six Torredelforth's photographies will be exposed in the photographers' collective exhibition in Barcelona, organized in Lliçà d'Amunt for the finalists in the contest of annual photography of the city. 150 works of landscape and trips will be shown. (The first photographies of the left side are not a property of this web but of the organizing town hall).
THE PRESENTATION OF "Adoration " by Enrric Lopez Tuset -
The release of the ilustrated book “Adoración” took place at the Adzerá bookshop in Tarragona.
The Presentation of the book was held in a crowded room, where the acclaimed poets Javier Lostale and Juan José Martín Ramos took to the floor. “Adoración is the author’s first published work. The cover and the illustrations within the book have been painted by the artist Torredelforth. The book whas also presented at the Ateneo in Madrid, the historiacal cultural center, where it recieved excellent critical aclaim and whas sold out in matter of weeks after its release.
TORREDELFORTH IN THE EXPOSITION HALL AT THE UNIVERSITY ROVIRA I VIRGILI
The opening ceremony took place after a brief lecture at the Aula Magna. In attendance were the artists Lila Terbescu, and Antonio Salcedo who is the head of the department of History of Art studies carreer of the University Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona (Catalunya). Torredelforth artworks where exhibited in the same hall. Her works present a unified style through the usage of gold leaf and the recurent natural themes. Art history students, friends, professors and familes were able to study and appreciate the works exhibited by l' Aula d' Art , an artistic institution that has shown the work of artists such Joseph Queralt or Jordi Abelló.