José María Prieto


Born in Asturias

Asturian artist trained at the San Carlos School of Fine Arts in Valencia and the Polytechnic University of Valencia. Here he began his journey from 1977 to 1983, training in the specialty of Painting.

His tireless vision of life makes him travel through different places, cities, countries that mark his artistic career, starting as a professor of design and illustration in Mexico in 1984, making different creations, artistic exhibitions… until 1986 when he returned to Spain to take charge. of the creation and assembly of all the windows of the Loewe stores in Spain for several years until 1993, leading the workshops of the first class of window dressers of the Loewe Foundation.

His work in Asturias defines him as one of the “Painters of Candamo” where he has made pictorial and volumetric reproductions for the Interpretation Center of the Cueva de San Román de Candamo as shown in 2017 in the Archaeological Museum with the exhibition of the centenary of the discovery of the cave where part of the volumetric reproductions with paintings and engravings by Candamo were exhibited with the artists Magín Berenguer, Joaquín Vaquero Turcios, Francisco Benítez Mallado, Juan Cabré Arguiló and the photographer Pedro Saura, as well as several works for various Interpretation centers of the Principality of Asturias such as the artistic production, direction and realization of the exhibition El Oro de Los Astures in the Collegiate Church of San Juan Bautista of the Revillagigedo Palace in Gijón and other works for various Interpretation centers of the Principality