Jesus Navarro Waterhouse Gallery
16 x 16 Oil $4900
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was born in Jerez, Cadiz in southern Spain, in 1952.
At the age of twelve
his already apparent artistic talents led him
to the local school of arts and crafts (Escuela de Artes y Oficios
de Jerez) where he studied painting and sculpture.
At this time he also became the apprentice of locally renowned
painter, Ramírez Toro, under whom Navarro learned the
complex techniques of classical painting.
In 1971, Navarro moved to Barcelona where he began a phase of
self-teaching, focusing on combining classical techniques along
with his newly discovered interest in detailed composition.
Three short years later, Navarros first exhibition was
Zamora, Spain at the bank Caja de Ahorros.
At the age of 25, Navarro partnered with other painters along
the City Hall of Barcelona to create the Escuela de Arte Tres
where he was the director.
Throughout the eighties, Navarro displayed his works in several
exhibitions at galleries in Barcelona and his home town of Jerez
including: Galería de Arte del Corte Ingles (Barcelona)
Galería Canuda (Barcelona) Galería de Arte Manuel
Daza a (Jerez).
During this period Jesus traveled to Mexico and Venezuela where
he found inspiration for his artwork.
In 1996, Navarros work was part of a collective exhibition
Museum of Contemporary Art in Miami, Florida. The museum
acquired a piece from this exhibition for their permanent collection.
Navarros work has continued to grow in popularity allowing
exhibit his work in galleries all over the world.
The art of Navarro is found in private collections in Japan,
England, Norway, Chinese, Mexico, Venezuela, United States and
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