Biographical Outline

Born on May, 8th 1958

1968 -75 * Studies at Stma. Trinidad de Baeza Grammar School and obtains his A – levels.
* Takes his first art lessons at Baeza Art School by Mr. Juan de Dios Muñoz Valor.
1978 * Joins art lessons at Soto Mesa Art School, Madrid.
1979 * First individual exhibition at Song Parnass Pub, Madrid.
1991 * First exhibition in Germany.
1992 * Participates in Mr.Guillermo Batista Díaz´s sculpture courses, Arona, Tenerife.
1995 * First retrospective exhibition at the Regional Government Headquarters, Madrid.
* Exhibits in ART MIAMI, Florida, USA.
1996 * Travels to the Kingdom of Bahrain to carry out a commission by the Royal Court.
1997 * Workshop “Etchings” by J. M. Córdoba, Fuengirola.
1998 * Workshop “Aquatint” by J. M. Córdoba, Fuengirola.
2000 * Workshop “Linocut” and other techniques by A. Bellido, Marbella.
2003 * Workshop Photogravure by A. Rinaldi, Marbella.
2004 * Workshop Etchings by G. Buratti, Spanish Museum of Contemporary Etchings, Marbella.
2006 * Gives a course on “The technique of ElectrographicTransfer“, Spanish Museum of Contemporary Etchings, Marbella.
2007 * “Workshop” Lithography by Mª J. Montañes, Spanish Museum of Contemporary Etchings, Marbella.
2008 * Interview with Mr. Jesús Fonseca for the TV programme “Encounters“ on CANAL4 –
Castilla y León.
2009 * Gives a course on “The technique of Electrographic Transfer“, Office of Arts and Culture.
San Pedro de Alcántara, Málaga.
2010 * Gives a course on “The technique of Electrographic Transfer“, Spanish Contemporary Museum
of Etching, Marbella, Málaga.
2011 * Joins the Spanish Association of Pastel Painters “ASPAS”
2012 * “Baeza in Machado” Etching realized as homage on occasion of the centenary of the poet
Antonio Machado´s arrival to Baeza.
* Interview with Domi del Postigo for the TV programme “Málaga 10 a 1” of 101 TV. Málaga.
2013 * Is admitted as “Signature Member” of the Pastel Society of America (PSA).
* Donation of an oil portrait auctioned by SOTHEBY’S at the Save the Children Charity Gala. London.

2014 * Joins the Pastel Society “Pastel en Perigord” France
* Joins the Pastel Society “Pastel en Giverny” France
* Joins the Pastel Society “Pastel en Bretagne” France
* The Pastel Museum of Saint Aulaye, France, acquires the work “Berberechos”.
2015 * Donation of an oil portrait auctioned by SOTHEBY’S at the Save the Children Charity Gala. London.
* The “Juan Barco Collection” of the Málaga Bullfighting Art Museum (CAT) acquires the portrait of
the bullfighter Julián López “El Juli” .
* Portrait workshop “Artelibre”. Zaragoza.
* Joins the Pastel Society “Regard des Pastellistes”. France.
* Interview with José Manuel Sanjuan in the Cultural Centre El Trapiche de Guadaiza, San Pedro
Alcántara. Marbella, Málaga.
* Portrait workshop “La Galería Roja”. Seville.
* Is honoured with the distinguished “Pino Galapán” Prize bestowed by the Commission of Culture and
Rural Development Group Sierra de Segura.
* Portrait workshop “Imart Taller”, El Campello, Alicante.
* Conference in Suzhou´s University of Fine Arts, Suzhou, China.
* Pastel portrait workshop Ming Gallery of Art, Suzhou, China.
* Pastel still-life workshop Ming Gallery of Art, Suzhou, China.
* 1st International Pastel Festival of Suzhou, China.
2016 * The Pastel Museum of Saint Aulaye, France, acquires the work “Tras el cristal”.
* Lecture by Master Pastellists, Ming Jia Arts & Educational Center. Suzhou, China.
* Hyperrealistic Pastel portrait workshop. Ming Jia Arts & Educational Center. Suzhou, China.
* Masterclass -Portrait from life. Artelibre, Zaragoza.
* Pastel portrait workshop “Garenarte”, Alcalá de Henares. Madrid.
* Pastel portrait workshop. Saint-Aulaye, France.
* Pastel portrait workshop “Artelibre”. Zaragoza.
2017 * Induction into the International Association of Pastel Societies “Master Circle”. USA
* Donation of an oil portrait auctioned by SOTHEBY’S at the Save the Children Charity Gala. London.
* Pastel workshop on textures & human skin “Imart Taller”, El Campello, Alicante.
* Pastel workshop on textures, water & human skin, Ming Gallery of Art, Suzhou, China.
* Lecture by Master Pastellistes, Ming Jia Arts & Educational Center. Shenzhen, China.
* Starts his collaboration with IBEX Collection. Augsburg, Germany.
2018 * Pastel workshop on textures, water &human skin, Saint-Aulaye, France.
* The Pastel Museum of Saint Aulaye, France, acquires the work “Mandarinas”
* Pastel workshop on Hyperrealistic Portrait, Ming Gallery of Art, Suzhou, China.
* Guest of honor I Biennial “Pastel en Périgord”, Saint-Aulaye, France.
2019 * Pastel workshop on Hyperrealism, Ming Gallery of Art, Suzhou, China.
* Is honoured by CPN (China Pastel Network) for his contribution in the tuition and dissemination of
pastel in China. Suzhou, China.
* Is bestowed with the Master Circle Pastellist’s Golden Medal at the IAPS XIII Convention ,
Albuquerque, New Mexico