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José Luis Puche (Spain, 1976) holds a PhD in art history. His career as an artist began in 2005 when he held his first solo exhibition at his home. Just three years later, in 2008, he broke onto the international scene. Drawing proves to be a truly astonishing technical skill, due to his self-taught and uninhibited approach that revolves around his work. As a painter, his learning begins in early childhood and is the slow result of a fierce determination, and he owes both his technical knowledge and his evolution to the selectivity of his gaze and the persistent and regular exercise of his trained skill.

In his gestural drawings, sometimes only in black and white, sometimes in multicolored tones, he draws the viewer's attention.

The emotional indifference to the color gray is balanced by a very physical touch of the pen, which becomes a passionate co-dance in his work. The physical touch of the pencil transforms the drawing into a passionate dance.

The artist can use different techniques to achieve a watercolor effect. For example, he uses a mixed oil and dry technique and a special paint.

The tendency to represent reality as fiction is clearly evident. The exploration of reality that Puche practices ultimately allows the apparent value to rise to its true value. His works clearly evoke uncertainty and create a sense of discomfort.

Throughout his career, Puche is the only European artist invited to the group exhibition "9 Hour of Underground" and has exhibited at the Centre Pompidou, CAC Málaga, Sydney Opera House, and has participated in fairs such as YIA Art Fair (Paris), Basel Scope Art Show New York and Switzerland. This year she has had solo exhibitions at Puche Madrid, Xavier Fiol gallery in Madrid and Palma de Mallorca. He has also won several awards, including the International Emerging Artists Award (Dubai) in 2016.

Solo Exhibitions

2021 XX edition of SCARPIA titled "Painting of stories", Spain.

2019 Specific project: "All possible worlds" (Soho Caixabank theatre) ordered by Antonio Banderas.

2018 'The rivals of the sea'. Merkur Gallery, Istanbul

2018 'Como nieve que baila'. CAC Málaga, Spain

2018 'Nit de l'Art'. Xavier Fiol Gallery. Palma de Mallorca, Spain

2018 'En el nombre de los pájaros'. XF Proyectos Gallery Madrid. Madrid, Spain

2017 Center Pompidou Malaga, Spain

2016 Feria Internacional de Arte Contemporáneo Marte. Espacio Nuca Castellón.(International Contemporary Art Fair)

2015 Feria Arte Contemporáneo 'Arte Santander'. Personal project "Presente lo ausente". Yusto-Giner Gallery 

2015 'Never Before'. Yusto-Giner Gallery. Marbella/Málaga, Spain

2014 'La natura y el éxito'. Xavier Fiol Gallery. Palma de Mallorca , Spain

2012 'Hueso diminuto'. Sala UNICAJA. ANTEQUERA. Málaga, Spain

2011 'Infidelidad icónica'. La Sala de Blas (gallery). Archidona, Malaga, Spain

2009 'Plug & Play'. Centro de Iniciativas Universitarias. University of Malaga ,Spain

2008 'Next Stop'. Saint Martin's Church. Birmingham (England). Curator: María Regla García Bernal

2007 'Underword'. Sala Moreno Villa. Department of Culture. Malaga City Council


Group Exhibitions

2021 Collective exhibition "El verbo encarnado" in the Cathedral of Málaga curated by Miguel Ángel Blanc, Spain

2020 "Collection of contemporary works from around the world". International online group exhibition curated by Kate Smith

2019 '30 II part' Xavier Fiol Gallery, Spain

2018 'Art Marbella'. Xavier Fiol Gallery, Spain

2018 'Art Karlsruhe'. Gallery Victor Lope. Karlsruhe (Germany)

2018 'Extraña Varsovia'. Provincial Council (Malaga) 

2018 'World Neighbors'. Fundación Valentín de Madariaga. Seville (Spain)

2017 '9 hours Underground'. Sydney Opera House (Australia)

2017 'Scope New York Art Show'.  Gallery Victor Lope. New York (USA)

2017 'Scope Miami Beach'. Gallery Víctor Lope. (USA)

2017 'Yia Art Fair Paris'. Gallery Victor Lope. Paris (France)

2017 'Art Bassel Scope'. Gallery Victor Lope. Basilea (Switzerland)

2017 'Art Bodensee'. Gallery Victor Lope. Dornbirn (Austria)

2017 'Yia Art Fair'. Gallery Victor Lope. Bruselas (Belgium)

2017 'Amics de la paraula'. Xavier Fiol Gallery (Spain)

2017 'Capital Animal'. Center del Carme. Valencia

2016 'Equus'. Gallery Olsen Irwin. Sydney, Australia

2016 Galería TAG. Bruselas (Belgium)

2016 'UNDER 1000'. E.M.A. Dubai (United Arab Emirates)

2016 'Imago Mundi'. Fundación Cini de Venezia (Venice, Italy) Benetton Fundation.

2016 'Superstición y manipulación'. 13ª Fundación Martínez Guerricabeitia Biennial. Valencia

2016 Art fair Marbella.  Xavier Fiol Gallery (Marbella/Málaga)

2016 'Dibujos Ilustrados'. Shakespeare y Cervantes. Curator: Concha Hermano. Cuarto Real de Granada.

2016 'Golpe y dejadez'. Casa Sostoa. Málaga/Spain

2015 'Espejos en la sombra'. Gallery Factoría del Arte y Desarrollo. Madrid, Spain

2015 Contemporary art fair 'Estampa'. Gallery Xavier Fiol. Madrid, Spain

2015 'Nit de l'Art'. Museo Casal Son Tugores. Alaro/Mallorca, Spain

2015 Contemporary 'Art Marbella'. Galería Yusto-Giner. Marbella/Málaga, Spain

2015 'Apaños'. Gallery Crótalo Triángulo. Seville, Spain

2014 'Neighbors'. CAC Málaga. (Contemporary art center of Málaga Permanent Collection). Curator: Fernando Francés

2014 'SUMMER HOURS'. Gallery Xavier Fiol. Alaró. (Mallorca, Spain)

2013 Nord Art. Contemporary art center Kunstwerk Carlshütte in Büdelsdorf (Germany).

2013 'KM 0'. Gallery Yusto/Giner. (Marbella/Málaga, Spain)

2013 'Sinergias'. Espacio Pipoca Barcelona, Spain

2013 ' Okupart'. Project Maus/Soho Málaga. Curator: Fernando Francés

2013 ' Mundo Mínimo'. Gravura Málaga, Spain

2013 ARCO MADRID. Gallery Xavier Fiol. Madrid, Spain

2013 CUC Unicaja. "La vida. El momento es ahora y será después".

2013 FACBA`13. La Sala de Blas. University of Granada

2012 'TRAMA'. space 59 Rivoli. Paris. (France)

2012 Group Exhibition ' Amathing, Amathink, Amazing'. Xavier Fiol Gallery. Palma de Mallorca, Spain

2010 'ESPACIOATLANTICO'. AM Gallery. Vigo

2010 Arte Gira City 2010 Galería MECA. Almeria, Spain

2008 Malaga state competition

2008 Final MALAGACREA. CAC Málaga. (Centro de Arte Contemporáneo) Spain

2006 Almería Contemporary Art Competition Final

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