Javier Infantes | Visual Artist (Painter) | New York | Art Jobs
Country: United States
City: New York
Industry: Art Direction
Professional Title: Visual Artist (Painter)
Specialties: Portraiture, Abstract Art, teaching

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Born in Estepona (Spain). Resides in NYC since 2007. He studied painting in Seville and Madrid obtaining a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) and a Masters in Education. He also studied graphic design, photography and drawing in Spain and in the USA. Javier worked as an Art teacher in his country as well as an interior decorative painter and muralist. Since 1997 he has published his work in various Spanish media including ABC Newspaper and Claves de Razon Practica ( Madrid), El Viejo Topo (Barcelona) and Extramuros (Granada). He illustrated texts of Noam Chomsky, Stephen Jay Gould and an interview to the former Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero, among other illustrious public figures. Moreover, he has been showing his work in both solo and group exhibitions in art galleries and international art fairs in Europe and in the USA for more than two decades. In addition, his works are part of some art private’s collections in the USA and Spain. His work has been reviewed in different mass media in the USA, Italy and Spain, having the honor to have been featured in January of 2015 in the Spanish leading art magazine "Descubrir el Arte". Javier has recently participated in the international Summer Art Festival 2014 (SAF) "FEEL LIFE" organized by KateSHIN Gallery & Waterfall Mansion in NYC. The event featured original works by international contemporary artists alongside with the artwork of some more well-known names as Andy Warhol, Takashi Murakami, Nam June Paik, Keith Haring, Robert Indiana among others.