Wool Symposium

Event Director: Iraida Cano

Event Consultant: Beatriz Blanch

Technical Director: Mauro Cano

Communication: Soledad Gabriel y Galán

The objective of this symposium is to offer artists a unique and beautiful environment far from city life and daily routines. To spend time on investigative, creative processes, with freshly shorn wool in mind and to spend time with like-minded colleagues interested in nature and creativity​. It is for sculptors, painters, multi-media artists, performers, musicians, writers, poets, architects, engineers etc.

Artists from any discipline and nationality can apply during the call for artists, which runs from January to March each year. Download and fill in the application form and send it to woolsymposium(x)

8 projects are chosen each year, which are carried out during 6 days in the last two weeks of May.


Gallery of images and artists' information for each edition

What happens during the symposium? 

Day 1. Arrival at El Arreciado, meet and greet drinks, lunch, settling in, reconnaissance of the finca and dinner

Day 2. Witness the shearing process and start work on projects.

Days 3 & 4. Project work goes on

Day 5. Open day and evening party for artists at the lake house

The open day gives the public an opportunity to see the works, meet and speak to the artists and appreciate art out of its usual locations. 

Day 6. Lazy, long breakfast, comparing notes, packing, chatting, saying goodbyes

THANK YOU - Familia de la Casa del Lago

A really big thank you to Mauro, Sole, Darío, Guzmán, Gonzalo S, Maria, Alberto, Natalia, Álvaro, Eduardo, Gonzalo R, & Enrique, the extended Familia de la Casa del Lago, without whose help this symposium would not be quite the same.