His dramatic use of coloring and texturing capture his subject matter with unique flair. In a way rarely seen in today's art world, Jose Royo's paintings conveys not merely image, but mood and atmosphere, as well.
-Jose Royo - Impressionism Painter 1945-
About Jose Royo: The Spanish Artist,Jose Royo was Born in 1945 in Valencia.He began demonstrating his artistic talent early. At the age of 9 his father employed private tutors to instruct him in drawing, painting, and sculpture. When Royo turned 14 he entered the San Carlos Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Valencia. In 1968, he began to exhibit in prestigious galleries in London, Madrid and Barcelona and received commissions to paint the royal portraits of the King and Queen. At the age or 25,artist Jose Royo began feeling a growing desire to paint the land of his birth, conveying the light, color and intensity of the Mediterranean. This meant a new focus and change of style in his work.