Jose María Fayos Barron (Valencia, 03.30.1966).
Painter and teacher of drawing. Practice drawing since childhood, performing at various competitions and participating in exhibitions and publications. Studied the baccalaureate in the institute “Maritime District” of Valencia.
Schools enters Artisans in 1983. Fellow of the Center, was the first to obtain in 1988 the “Pension Joaquin Sorolla”.
1,984 starts in the painting in the workshop of Luis Massoni.
Wide his artistic training with long stays in Madrid, Paris and Italy.
From 1986 to 1996 he teaches drawing, modeling, illustrations and comics in schools Craftsmen
He coordinated since 1991, much of the artistic education of the Center, whose resurgence had a decisive role.
In 1987 he opened his first solo exhibition of drawings “Gymnasts and dancers” and in 1988 the paintings “In the Garden of Monforte” in which and the qualities of a cultured and refined figuration are perceived.
Since 1987 it is present in several editions of “Inter-Art” in the Zaguán Stand Gallery, as well as various exhibitions.
In 1989 he was a finalist in the National Contest of Drawing “Rafael Penagos” and painting “Black and White”.
In 1990 wins the 1st Prize for Painting and Drawing 1 in the national contest “Ciudad de Sagunto”
In 1992 he graduated from the Faculty of Philosophy of Valencia.
In 1994 he co-authored the book “Masters and apprentices” commemorating the 125th anniversary of the founding of the Craft Schools of Valencia.
Since 1996 highlights its participation in Artexpo Jove (International Art Fair Barcelona) various portraits (especially commissioned by the Generalitat Valenciana for the gallery presidents of the Regulatory Council for the Designation of Origin) and allegorical paintings murals with the theme “the 4 elements” on Enrique Montoliu Foundation.
In 1998 makes the exhibition “Painting Valencia” in Gallery Zaguán.
2000 Retrospective exhibition (1985-2000) in the Palacio de Congresos de Madrid with 60 parts cataloged.
Press published several articles on issues of urban planning and aesthetics.
In 2001 he participates in a group exhibition at the Gallery Ana Samaranch Madrid.
From 2004 to 2008 he settled in Zaragoza where he began his collaboration with antiquarian and decorator Maria Pilar Guillen devoted almost exclusively to portrait, highlighting the series dedicated to the Royal Cavalry culminating with the portrait of HM King Juan Carlos l D .
Commissioned by the Royal Council of the Orders of Chivalry’s Portrait of HRH the Prince of Asturias as a Knight of Santiago (Comendador Mayor de Castilla).
In 2009 he moved to Palma de Mallorca and in 2013 opened his own studio in this capital.
In 2012 he exposes Portraits and Paintings in the gallery Artecasa Puerto de Andratx.
Mª José Fayos is married ballerina Natalia Dorado and has two children.