Ferré Ferrando was
born in Barcelona and since a very young age began to make figures and shapes
of clay and terracotta. These first pieces of her youth stand out for their
originality and modernity.
A creative spirit
led her to explore other materials, shapes and contents, such as the making
of artistic and tapestries and complicated macramé works. In the
year 1976, she donated a tapestry to the foundation of the Newspaper AVUI,
and participated in the collective exhibit with Catalan artists of the time
(among others, Miró).
other artistic fields such as painting, combining clay and acrylic paint,
creating a series of paintings with relief of great originality. Her creations
with pastels are also outstanding.
However, the most important development was in the figures of clay and bronze,
where she has achieved greater success. As a result of this recognition,
she has exhibited in different galleries of different parts of the world.
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Ferré Ferrando is a self-taught sculptress. Her
beginnings are from around 1970 where she made human figures that made
fun of reality with expressive shapes, evolving rapidly toward symbolic
Her sculptures do not depart from reality and the figures, almost abstract,
acquire the protagonism in her work. The essence of her evolution, with
a great sense of volumetrics has led her to a synthesis of rhythms and
shapes in her symbolic creation.
Her works worship volume. With her imagination and her dreams, the pieces
become smooth with a predominance of shapes.
From her sculpting comes an elegant work with its own entity.
She works and sculpts meticulously, with finishes of a delicious beauty
and good technical dominance.
In conclusion, sculptures to be admired and touched.
Martinez Chabrera (gallery owner and art collector)
· In the sculptures
of Ferré Ferrando, shape ends up imposing its law: the details
are smoothed without losing their identity and rhythms emerge from the
curves that are in charge of describing the time that they essentialize.
The feminine figure –considered at times in volumes of marked informalism,
and the couple, man and woman, intertwined, united, contact established,
is presented as a symbol of life.
A hymn to the human being, to existence, to the future embodied by the
maternities that Ferré Ferrando offers us, expressed through embraceable
sculptures pervaded with sentiment and humanity.
The volumes of Ferré Ferrando are full of objective
echoes that serve the sculptress as a launching pad to depart on her exploration
of the mystery of volume. Emphatic shapes, the material led towards the
memory of what is real, being folded, growing and being styled in its
A path towards the description that Ferré Ferrando stops at the
right time to achieve the maximum result of the apparently formless, in
an accented evaluation of volume but without forgetting the interpretive
· Ferré Ferrando,
born in 1951, began to develop an artistic method that led her to explore
interesting worlds such as macramé, tapestries, painting, finally
standing out in giving expression in volumes to the vision of a surrealist
world in figures of terracotta and in fine metals such as bronze. Successful
forging that cross the borders of our global world, attaining great success
in Japan and Europe. The study of original patinas combining different
elements opens a new world of experimentation and great originality.
Fernando is an important artist to be discovered in our country.
Montuliu (art critic and collector)
VIII Premi Nacional de Pintura i Escultura Joan Bosch Boldú (España) 2013
"Mencion de Honor"
VII Premi Nacional de Pintura i Escultura Joan Bosch Boldú (España) 2012
Galería Artis de Valencia (España) 2011
"Tercer Premio y Diploma de Honorístico de su obra"
ShowArt Internacional d'Estiu a Catalunya (España) 2010
"diploma en reconocimiento al mérito artístico
Salon Int. Du Val d'OR - Meillant (France)
"1st prize for abstract painting"
2006 International Art Exchange Exhibition KOBE (Japón) "Excellent
Kobe 2005 International Art Exchange Exhibition KOBE (JJapón)
"Excellent Art Prize"
Museo Social Argentino - Buenos Aires (Argentina) "Mención
Centro Cultural "Ernesto Sábato" - Buenos Aires
(Argentina) "Mención Especial Artexpresion"
Arts & Artists -Miami Beach (EEUU) "Mencion Especial
Escultura Art & Artists"
Medalla Honorífica de la Associazione Galleria Centro
Storico - Firenze
Diploma Excelencia de escultura Saló d'Hivern - Barcelona
Seiko art exibition (Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum) - Tokio (Japón)
Web Art Museum d'ART EXHIBITION "Silver Prize"