Professor of the University of Granada, Fine Arts Faculty and Director of the Research Group. General Direction of Universities and Research, Andalusian Regional Government. Bachelor in Fine Arts (ranked first in graduating class). Fellowship at Loughborough College of Art and Design (UK). Diploma Accademia Raffaello, Centro Didattico Internationale Artistico Culturale, Urbino (Italy). 4-year predoctoral research fellowship Spanish General Director of Scientific and Technical Research. Prize for Outstanding Doctoral Thesis, Master’s in Environmental Management, Open International University (EU).
International commissions & associations: Thematic Network “Higher Arts Education (Fine Art)”, EU, “Fine Art Committee for Teaching Evaluation in Europe”, Evaluator A.E.C.I., Culture, Arts and Humanities (Coimbra Group), ACP Countries” South Pacific EU, etc.
Lectures, seminars & courses in the fith continents, Work as curator, promoting new artists and first level ones, commissioning international exhibition & festivals, His artistic development flirts with his connection to the Theatre World. His personal experiences and social commitment, hence his founding of the NGO AA (Arte Activo) and membership in the Institute for Research on Peace and Conflict, U.Gr. Founding member and President of the Association “Active Art” to promote art research that emerges from reflections on peace and conflicts. Work as the Curator expert panel for Artist Pension Trust, world gallery. President of the Union of Asociation of Artists of Spain, and Honour President of the European Forum for the Fine Arts, PARADOX and Board of ELIA (European League of Institutes of Art).
Author of 12 books, 20 articles, 23 book chapters, 3 essay collections; participant in 11 financed research seminars, 31 research visits in foreign centres, 5 international and 8 national communications and papers, professor of 13 international and 9 national courses; organizer of 13 international seminars, recipient of 21 scholarships or subsidies, participant in 8 international committees, 48 group exhibits, 29 individual exhibits (43 of these international), two patents, etc.