Del Mar resident wins prestigious award

Marcos Armitaje in front of various pieces at the La Jolla Art Association

Del Mar resident and artist Marcos Armitaje recently won the coveted “Museum of the Living Artist Collectors Award” at the San Diego Art Institute’s 51st International Juried Exhibition for his work titled “LaSelva.”

The award was presented to Armitaje, along with a check for $1,000, at the SDAI Exhibition Opening Gala on April 16 in Balboa Park.

“This award is a humbling validation that the work I produce is a message from the Earth that is acceptable to its inhabitants,” Armitaje said. His work represents the 2D painting of infrared light passing through natural earth crystals and is painted on canvas.

For more, visit www.planetstonegallery.com.

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Posted by Staff on Apr 26, 2011. Filed under Del Mar. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

2 Comments for “Del Mar resident wins prestigious award”

  1. Esther Beish

    Great Job!!!!!!

  2. Congratulations Marcos. Always knew you were top drawer.
    Kris

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