Friday, April 9, 2021

ACEO Clown portraits #214 & #215 "Rita Tandarica" & "Boca Tandarica"

 


ACEO Clown portraits #214 & #215 "Rita Tandarica" & "Boca Tandarica"
Acrylic on paper,  2 ½” x 3 ½”
SOLD


ACEO Clown #214 is inspired by a very talented circus clown called "Rita Tandarica" (Dèlia Batet) from Tarragona Spain. She is performing as circus acrobat, juggler and clown at Cia Passabarret circus company for about 23 years. Other members of the company is "Boca Tandarrica" (David Sancho) and "Fu" (Oriol Llop). Passabarret traveled to many countries around the world such as Monaco, France, Holland, Jordan, Cuba and Colombia. In 2019 they performed at famous Circo Teatro Rosa Raluy and received Zirkòlika prize for "al Mejor Espectáculo de circo de carpa por 'Vekante' del circo Teatro Rosa Raluy". 
Rita & Boca


ACEO Clown #215 is inspired by another talented and unique clown "Boca Tandarica" (David Sancho) from Tarragona, Spain. He is performing as acrobat, juggler and clown at Cia Passabarret circus company as well. In 2010 Sancho created a show called 'Big Boss & Tandarica Circus' and performed with famous clown Jango Edwards. Besides that Passabarret worked with famous clowns such as Peter Ercolano, Monti, Pepa Plana amd El Capitán Maravilla, Chacovachi, Leo Bassi . Currently Passabarret is developing new performance projects. 

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Cia.Passabarret Circ performance shows:

- ¿Quién tiene la cáscara? (1995)
- Fuego (1996)
- Vham! (1997)
- Juguetes (1998)
- Giravolt (2001)
- Más Juguetes (2002)
- Tandarica Orkestar (2004)
- Taller Berta-taller de circo-  (2005)
- Pequenho (2007)
- Cabaret Beso a Beso , con Albert vides y Guillem Albà (2007)
- Cabaret Pallassatta , con Peter Ercolano (2008)
- La Fábrica de tiras (2008)
- El Templo de Agni (2010)
- Big Boss & Tandarica Circus  con Jango Edwards (2010)
- Convictus (2011)
- Tandarica Circus (2012)
- Rodolfo & Rita (2013) 
-  Tandarica Circus Experience  (2014)  
-  Rocket Carnival Clownz  (2016)
- Josafat (2018)
-  La Carpa invisible del Sr. Trifelli-taller de circo-  (2020)

Achievements and prizes:

- Primer Premio en el espacio OFF de Feria Trapecio 2005 al mejor número. Espectáculo 'Pequenho'
- Premio Zirkòlika 2015 en la Mejor iniciativa para la proyección del circo por 'La Circoteca, Centro de Creación Circense'
- Gran  Premio BBVA Zirkòlika 2018 al Mejor Espectáculo de Circo para 'Josafat'
- Premio (Cia. Passabarret eran los payasos titulares del espectáculo al recibir el premio)


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Tuesday, March 30, 2021

ACEO Clown Portrait #213 "Palhaço Croquete"

 

ACEO Clown #213 "Palhaço Croquete"

2 ½” x 3 ½” (64 x 89 mm)

ACEO Clown Portrait #213 is inspired by a wonderful clown "Palhaço Croquete" (António Assunção) from Cascais, Portugal.  In 1979 Croquete started with a small performance at a Hotel in Estoril, where he felt so good in public that he immediately started working and formed a successful team with Batatinha. This duo and other solo projects that followed made Palhaço Croquete an icon of circus art in Portugal. After the duo's separation, for more than 4 decades Croquete  performed on TV shows and other venues. Also during these period he recorded 5 music albums which he sings. For more info visit his website at http://croquete.com/ 

António Assunção is getting ready (Photo by Rui Valido)

Palhaço Croquete  (Photo by Rui Valido)

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Sunday, March 21, 2021

ACEO Clown Portrait #212 "Randy Brake"

 

ACEO Clown #212 "Randy Brake"

2 ½” x 3 ½” (64 x 89 mm)
SOLD

ACEO Clown Portrait #212 is inspired by an American clown "Randy Brake" from Funabashi, Chiba, Japan. He is originally from Midfield, Alabama, US. Randy is clowning around more than 3 decades. He studied at Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Clown College. Randy worked over the years at Tokyo Disneyland, Universal Studio Japan, The Oriental Land Company. I discovered him on Facebook, his Fb page is https://www.facebook.com/RBJAPAN. Recently he is sharing "Dad joke of the day" very short videoclips. The last one was "episode 136. You should check it out, he is very funny! https://www.youtube.com/user/takarayray 

RAndy Blake


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Tuesday, March 16, 2021

ACEO Clown Portrait #211 "Mirlic"

 


ACEO Clown #211 "Mirlic" 

2 ½” x 3 ½” (64 x 89 mm)

ACEO Clown portrait #211 is inspired by a very talented Russian clown and mime artist called "Mirlic" (Maxim Dorofeev) from Moscow, Russia. Maxim studied at lyceum-lyceum clownery school at the Litsedei theater. In 2005 He founded Clown-mime theater called "The World of Faces" (MirLits). He is also a mime teacher, director and artistic director. See more info at http://mirlic.ru/ and his instagram @mirlic .

Mirlic

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Friday, March 12, 2021

ACEO Clown Portrait #210 "Edy the Clown"

 

ACEO Clown #210 "Edy the Clown"
2 ½” x 3 ½” (64 x 89 mm)

ACEO Clown portrait #210 is inspired by a wonderful clown called "Edy the Clown" from Mexico City in Mexico.  Eduardo R. Z.  has been performing as a professional clown last 4 years. He used to be an acrobat in the circus.  He toured with different circuses about 17 years all around the world. At the moment he is working with the company called ECC based in UK which has shows and  also with circus Berlin and Extreme. See his fb page and Instagram for the latest news about him.


Edy the Clown

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Friday, March 5, 2021

ACEO Clown Portrait #209 "Zaz" Matthew Indge

 

ACEO Clown #209 "Zaz"  Matthew Indge

2 ½” x 3 ½” (64 x 89 mm)

SOLD

Hi Every one! Here it is the latest ACEO Clown portrait, This brilliant clown called "Zaz" (Matthew Indge) is from Brighton, UK. Zaz has been clowning around about 30 years. He started clowning at a young age when he joined in the Bognor Clown Convention festival with many other local school children between 80's and 90's. When Zaz was just 15 he was commended by his local & district councils for his work entertaining locally. 1993 Zaz was awarded Clowns Internationals Young Clown of the year & later CI Clown of the year in 2007. Clown Zaz at the moment is entertaining kidz & all the family for Birthdays, Showtime & workshops Fundraising4Schools & family festivals in his little circus tent in Brighton. See more in fo at his website and follow him at his instagram @zazismypal


Clown Zaz (Matthew Indge) (Photo by Dan Green)

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Wednesday, February 24, 2021

ACEO Clown Portrait #208 Dr. Berpundfährt

ACEO Clown #208 Dr. Berpundfährt (Matthew A. Wilson)
2 ½” x 3 ½” (64 x 89 mm)
SOLD

ACEO clown portrait #208 is inspired by marvelous medical clown called "Dr. Berpundfährt" (Matthew A. Wilson) from NYC, US. I discovered him through Twitter. I don't remember how, but I watched his TED Talk "The health benefits of clowning around" on YouTube which was very inspirational speech. He is a tactical arts consultant. He is supervising 'clown doctor' with the first professional medical clown program in the United States, and he is bringing joy and delight to critical care environments at top research hospitals in the country. He is  also a professional sword swallower. See his website for more info.


Dr. Berpundfährt

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Wednesday, February 17, 2021

ACEO Clown Portrait #207 Andy the Clown

ACEO Clown #207 Andy the Clown

2 ½” x 3 ½” (64 x 89 mm)

ACEO clown portrait #207 is inspired by a wonderful clown "Andy the Clown" (Andrew Davis) from Lowestoft, UK.  Andy works at birthdays, carnivals, weddings, corporate events, promotions, adult evenings. He has singing and piano playing skills and he is a DJ as well. He is a president of the largest and most respected clown organization in the world, The World Clown Association.

Andy the Clown

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Friday, February 12, 2021

ACEO Clown Portrait #206 Davis Vassallo

 

ACEO Clown #206 Davis Vassallo
2 ½” x 3 ½” (64 x 89 mm)
SOLD

ACEO clown portrait #206 is inspired by a very talented circus clown Davis Vassallo from Campobasso, Italy. He is coming from a circus family. His grandfather was a clown. His father Valter Vassallo (clown as well)  taught him to walk on the rope, to play musical instruments, to make somersaults. He explained him how to be funny everyday, how to be clown.  When he was fifteen his father decided that Davis was ready to work abroad and they started in England with Billy Smart. A few years later his dreams became true: He started to perform in the ring of the fascinating old-style circus "Il Florilegio". Later on he worked in Norway (in Cirkus Arnardo), Belgium , Germany, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey USA and Italy for circuses and tv shows and recently he worked at the famous Circus Nikulin.


Davis Vassallo is getting ready for the show

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Wednesday, February 3, 2021

ACEO Clown Portrait #205 "Dee Dee the Clown"

 

ACEO Clown #205 "Dee Dee the Clown"
2 ½” x 3 ½” (64 x 89 mm)

ACEO clown portrait #205 is inspired by a wonderful clown called "Dee Dee the Clown"  (Deanna Hartmier) from Winnipeg, MB, Canada. Her skills are magic, face painting, balloon sculpting, She has been clowning has performed around the world since 1995. She was the Past President for the World Clown Association 2013-2015 and director for the World Clown Association 2007-2012 in Canada. She was awarded World Clown Association Lifetime Achievement in 2020. She is performing for children's Birthday Parties, Corporate Events, School Events. See her website for more information.


Dee Dee the Clown
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Saturday, January 30, 2021

ACEO Clown Portrait #204 "Jonny Bogino"

 

ACEO Clown #204 "Jonny Bogino"

2 ½” x 3 ½” (64 x 89 mm)

ACEO clown portrait #204 is inspired by a brilliant clown "Jonny Bogino" originally from Rome, Italy, currently living in Barcelona, Spain. Jonny Bogino studied at Accademia D'Arte Circense in Italy. He performed in many famous circuses in Europe, such as Circo Deros, Les Folies Gruss, Cico Raluy, Circus Barum, Cirque Alexandre Bouglione Officiel, Netherlands National Circus, Aqua Circo, Circo Alex Zavatta, Fossett's Circus.  At the moment he is performing at Productores de Sonrisas, a Spanish circus company in Madrid.

"Jonny Bogino"

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Tuesday, January 26, 2021

ACEO Clown Portrait #203 “Steven the Clown”

 

ACEO Clown #203 “Steven the Clown”  (Steven Muñoz)

Acrylic on paper,  2 ½” x 3 ½”

Here it is the new ACEO clown portrait! "Steven the Clown" from Lisbon, Portugal. Steven Muñoz is the grandson of famous Portuguese clown Angela Muñoz (see ACEO #161). Steven is the 8th generation of a clown family.  He studied in Accademia D'Arte Circense in Italy and worked on many circuses such as Cirque Medrano, Circo Victor Hugo Cardinali, Le Grand Cirque De St Petersboug, Le grand Cirque sur l'eau, Elmar Kretz Weihnachtscircus Ravensburg, Tom Duffy's Circus,  Circo de Portugal, Cirque Nicolas Zavatta Douchet. At the moment he is performing at Circus Humberto in Prague, Czech Republic.
“Steven the Clown”

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Tuesday, January 19, 2021

ACEO Clown Portrait #202 “Clown Pepina” (Nicole Bergstraesser)

 


ACEO Clown #202 “Clown Pepina"  Nicole Bergstraesser

Acrylic on paper,  2 ½” x 3 ½”

SOLD

ACEO Clown portrait #202 is inspired by a very cheerful clown "Pepina" aka Nicole Bergstraesser from Berlin, Germany. She is a special educator, psycho-motor child therapist and enthusiastic puppeteer. In addition to her work at a Berlin elementary school, she is currently training to be a child and youth therapist (therapeutic puppet show).

She did her clinical clown training in 2009 in the future workshop Baer / Baer and continues to train clownishly on various occasions. Since 2019 she has been one of the Potsdamer Klinikclowns des Lachen hilft e.V 

"Clown Pepina"


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