JF53 - Joan Padern (1924-)
Artwork name: Barcas (Boats)
Joan Padern (Cholera, 1924) painter, adopted son of Blanes (La Selva) since 1998.
Sixteen years before the Civil War, fixed his residence in Blanes where parents could Centro ran the inn. His first exhibitions are held in the Sala Municipal d'Art de Girona, the Vinçon Barcelona and Blanes municipal halls. In the 50s he traveled to South America, where he marries Isabel Blanes. His work, mainly watercolors at this stage, has great recognition and visit different countries like Chile, Venezuela, Brazil, Colombia and Panama. Once again Europe is a long time in Paris and exhibited regularly in Barcelona and Madrid.