CARMEN ANDREU-LARA (Cádiz, 1963) received her doctorate degree in Fine Arts at the University of Seville (1989), where she currently works as a Professor in the Painting Department. She lectures in the Bachelor of Fine Arts and the Master of Art: Idea & Production.
She is the head researcher of the group HUM 841, Landscape Observatory, focusing on the Art as assessment tool, and the awareness of landscape. She has worked on this topic from the theoretical reflection standpoint, and works publishing articles and participating in conferences and meetings, along with continuing her artistic practice through the participation of exhibitions.
In recent years, she has focused on the research of a methodology that facilitates the transdisciplinarity reading of landscape with the convergence of different disciplines such as geography and history. She also participates in the research team of "Cultural Landscapes of the Global Heritage List" project. Keys for the Identification and Criteria for the Management of Pastures, Iberian Areas, and Mediterranean Olive Trees. (CSO2015-65787-C6-6-P).
She is part of the Phd Programme of Art and Heritage.
MARÍA ARJONILLA ÁLVAREZ, received her doctorate degree at the University of Seville in 1993. She studied the "Licenciatura", specializing in Painting (1985) and Conservation-Restoration (1994).
Since the year 2002, she is a member of the PDI at the University of Seville. She is a professor of the Bachelor of Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Heritage, Bachelor of Archaeology, and the Master of Art: Idea and Production.
Through her professional career, she has collaborated with different public and private institutions in the management of exhibitions, publication, meeting, scientific symposium, and conservation and restoration projects.
She is part of the Heritage Committee at the University of Seville, and also, she is a member of the research group "SICA, pCultural+3i" (Patrimonio cultural: intervención, investigación, innovación) and the "Red de Ciencia y Tecnología para la Conservación del Patrimonio" (Tecnoheritage).
ROCÍO ARREGUI PRADAS (Osuna, Sevilla 1965) Visual Artist, Professor, and Research.
She received her doctorate degree in Fine Arts at the University of Seville in 2006. Currently, she is a professor in the Department of Drawing at the same University, and also a Professor of Plastic Arts in high schools (personal grounds at the moment), and a Professor of Learning Sciences. She is a collaborator at the "Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo" and "Anaya" publishing house in the elaboration of teaching resources.
She is interested in the approach of nature, its cycles through art, and education as an engine of social change. She participates in collective exhibitions in Spain and abroad, and individual exhibitions like "Patio Community", at the CICUS, "Cubicaje", at the exhibition hall Guirigai, "Cartografías de afectos vegetales", at Neilson Gallery, "Plantae", "City Flowers", at the gallery Félix Gómez and the exhibition room Maravillas, "Metálica vegetal" at the art gallery Icaria, "Fulgor", at Vírgenes galleries, or the artistic installation "Sombras y réplicas", at the "Fundación Aparejadores". Selected works in help or contests as "Iniciarte", "Grúas Lozano" or "Arte de Mujeres". She has been published in magazines such as, The International Journal of the Arts in Society, API or Escuela Abierta, and has participated in communications and lectures in local and international congresses.