Susana F. Blanco

Susana F. Blanco
Prince Mohammad University · Graphic Design

Doctor of Philosophy
My research is oriented towards the search for materials that can make the artistic experience more sustainable

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Introduction
I am Susana F. Blanco, a Spanish teacher and artist. I have been working as a Senior Lecturer since 2018 at PMU University, Saudi Arabia. I have an International PhD in Fine Arts with the subject "Beeswax as a material for plastic expression and its applications from the 20th century to the present" with which I obtained a Cum Laude. I also have a Master's Degree in Contemporary Art and two Bachelor's Degrees in Art and Design, one in Spain and the other in England.
Education
October 2013 - October 2020
Complutense University of Madrid
Field of study
  • Fine Arts
September 2009 - July 2010
European University of Madrid
Field of study
  • Fine Arts
August 1999 - July 2000
Anglia Ruskin University
Field of study
  • Art and Design

Publications

Publications (4)
Poster
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As an artist living in Saudi Arabia and after the difficulties of acquiring local pigments, questions arose around the sustainability of the various materials that artists use and whether the spaces used to work are safe for the environment and for the artist himself. Contact companies that sell fine art supplies and artists to find out how local a...
Thesis
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“Beeswax as a material for plastic expression and its applications from the 20th century to the present.” This research aims to provide a clear look at the current use of beeswax in the arts. It also makes a brief historical reference prior to the 20th century to enable the reader to fully understand how this medium has been used throughout history...
Poster
Beeswax, like amber, in turn has the function of captivating objects in itself and transforming them at the same time, all depending on the liquid or solid state in which it is found. The malleable quality of the wax allows you to keep track of everything that touches its surface. This ductility is used by artists to create records of the textures...
Presentation
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The remarkable true story of the woman behind the worldwide waxworks empire - Madame Tussauds. In an astonishing life that spanned both the French and Industrial revolutions, this single mother and entrepreneur travelled across the Channel to England, where she overcame the odds to establish her remarkable and enduring brand. Determined to leave a...

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