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National Awards ceramic (13/12/2013)

The Secretary of State for Trade, Jaime Garcia Legaz, has delivered totaneros potters, and Francisco Javier Bartolomé Bellón Tudela, recognition as finalists for the national awards that are handed Ceramics today at the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness.

A proposal by the city of Totana, potters have raced fifteen entrepreneurs, potters and associations of national importance in the fourth edition of the awards that have been part of the jury Fundesarte manager Paul Velasco, the director of the Ceramics Magazine, Antonio Vivas, the director of the School of Ceramics Francisco Alcanara of Madrid, José Manuel Faba, vice president of the AECC and alderman of Talavera de la Reina, Alicia Godoy, and the president of the Spanish Association of Ceramic Tile and Cities Mayor of Totana, María Isabel Sánchez Ruiz.

Bartholomew Bellón finalist for his career

Bartholomew Bellon, master potter, has Craftsmaster letter issued by the Ministry of Technology, Trade and Industry in 2000.

In 1999 the pottery was named "Company Centennial by the Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Navigation of Murcia in recognition of its century work, which has contributed to economic and social development of the Region of Murcia. Earlier this institutional body I presented them in 2001's "Mercury Award for the Arts" (Awards for Enterprise Development) in recognition of his craft and business work.

Many individuals and businesses that have a personal capacity artisan pieces, among others, Carlos Slim considered by Forbes in 2012 as the world's richest man.

In addition, in 1996 during an exhibition at the Louvre, the son of Pablo Picasso, was admired by the reproductions inspired by the work of Picasso, Bartolomé Bellon, had performed in tribute to Spanish artist.

Francisco Javier Tudela Cayuela finalist for technical innovation in their product

Francisco Javier Tudela Cayuela manager Alfar Tudela (Totana, Murcia), has become Murcia potter has taken a step forward in the research and development of new craft products with added value so far, experts say , had not been developed at the Spanish Levante area.

An innovation of your product is a change for the better in the offer itself (through the graphic identity, functional specs, design, adaptation to new tastes and needs, or the recreation of new parts).

In the hands of a specialist in the chemical industry, the artisan combines unique pieces with mixed glazes, oxides and encompassed so far had not conjugate that way to maintain the quality of the labor ahead.

The craftsman, using these new forms of painting, Murcia played iconography scenes, landscapes and still lifes in order that the essence of the ancient tradition of pottery still enduring.

Given the growing problem of marketing of ceramic products of Asian origin, the potter has evolved in the way of making their collections keeping the mud as the basis of the same, but evolve in the paint to provide an added value that makes these pieces are unique and unrepeatable.

Specifically, have won Claudi Casanovas (career), the Fira del Fang Marratxi (Baleares) (activity or initiative for ceramics), Ceramic Cumella (product innovation) and Rosa María Lorenzo (historical research and / or ethnological ).

Source: Ayuntamiento de Totana

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