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Name   : Oscar Garriga
Location: Barcelona  
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Garriga,Oscar-Temple de L'Onanisme
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Description: Fantasy & Surreal Art (mixed media on paper)

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Oscar Garriga

Oscar Garriga " Coragre" (Catalonia 1961) it begins to create his imaginary universe in first years 60. With only little springs it illustrates the story popular Catalan - Patufet- in the school. In the 70 of the hand of the sketcher Antoni Aynè it initiates his first passages in the world of the drawing and the Comics, to continue his studies - in total adolescent rebellion in l'Escola Massana of Barcelona - where it learns painting and engraving- is when it overcomes his timidity and it begins to participate in contests, feriasy exhibitions showing its ironic and surrealistic character, in a time in which the fight against the dictatorship is latent in any corner of the country. Of that time it is possible to emphasize his matericas paintings of Popsurreal. Also it attends the factories of Comics of Rodolfo Pastor and engraving of Raul Capitani in years 80. Its poetic-Rocker facet and begins to take terrain to the drawing and publishes - in the 90 - its first LP like Coragre. It is necessary to insist on his collaboration in the world of the wireless waves, in Mataró Radio (in the 80) and in Arenys Radio, Radio Malgrat and Radio Cerdanyola, in years 90. With the new century, participates in the traveling exhibitions of the Supermarket of Art 'American Prints' (Mallorca, Barcelona, a Coruña, Valladolid, Bilbao and Madrid). In the 2003 it realises the construction of its Web site Imaginari -www.coragre.com - and exhibits its drawings and illustrations in virtual galleries of average world (Saatchi Gallery of London, Artelista de Catalonia, Mister Expo of Belgium, Starving Artists Gallery de Wisconsin.) also it participates in events of Mail-Art and Digital Art being finalist of MIAD 2006 of Argentina i participating in Salón de Arte Digital 2008 ' of Maracaibo, Venezuela, also to emphasize its participation in samples of international Graphical Humor and recently has been including in the encyclopedia 'LEXICON DER PHANTASTISCHEN KUNTSLER' - specialized in fantastic and surrealistic Art of the Austrian writer Gerhard Habarta; at the moment it is dedicated professionally to drawing, in the web page of association APPEC publishes the strip of graphical humor - 'Històries a Cau d'Orella' (Associació de publicacions periòdiques en Català) www.lesrevistes.cat, with has been awarded in '2on Concurs d'Humor Gràfic Esportiu 2008 ' that organizes 'Fundació Catalana per a l'Esport' more information http://coragre.tk
A creative universe "Coragre Art" plagued of visions that are transformed on paper into illustrations, a times of surrealist character, fantastic or of science fiction. "The Art this in my Blood"
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