Vision

Values

Focused on Local indentities

Innovation of traditional motives

Fidelity to the roots

Culture, history and traditions must become sources of wealth for local communities, intangible assets that inspire and promote the work of artists, craftsmen and entrepreneurs, and a source of enjoyment for everyone Artists of the saga Zuloaga found inspiration in different artistic traditions for producing original works of art of high quality

The Zuloaga family still lives and remains involved in the affairs of the towns with whom it has been linked historically; living and working for more than two centuries between the territories of Gipuzkoa, Segovia and Madrid

Excellence

Ethical Solidarity

Since the beginning of the 19th century, the Zuloaga family reinterpreted the aesthetic of the world for its use in decorative arts, developing new designs and technical solutions. Eusebio Zuloaga registered patent no. 80 of the history of Spain, and was the first Spanish who won an international award (World London Exhibition, 1851). His wife Ramona Boneta Zuloaga was a pioneer in the technique of electroplating. The Zuloagas were awarded with over fifty national and international awards, being decorated by the Governments of six different countries From their public positions in the municipalities of Eibar, Madrid and Segovia, three Zuloaga artists participated in the public service, putting their humanitarian principles over the instructions of their hierarchical superiors. Antonio Zuloaga and his mother, Valentina DeThomás, had a humanitarian activity during the Second World War, helping persecuted persons in nazi France; in 1943 Antonio participated in the neutrality negotiations between Spain and the Allies

Philantropy

Cooperation

The Zuloaga family members have been collectors since the beginning of the 19th century. Ignacio Zuloaga pioneered the enhancement of El Greco and Francisco Goya. The various generations have been restoring historic ruins and developing their own art collections

The Zuloagas cannot be understood without their circle of friends, key for understanding their successes; because they always sought to learn, collaborate and enjoy with whom they considered excellent. The Foundation is dedicated to disseminate the importance of collaboration and the effects of creative circles such as those of the generations of the 98 and 14) in which were involved several of them. The Santiago Etxea House in Zumaia was a meeting place of the cream of the art and the international intelligentsia between 1914 and 1936