"They taught us to be strong. They taught us not to cry, not to complain [...] to kill the fear, to run away from the darkness. [...] They taught us not to face our true problems, they taught us not to look straight to death's face." José Molina
José Molina was born in Madrid in 1965. He lives and works from years in Italy, around Como lake.
When he is 11 years old he starts his artistic path, attending several schools of art, and for ten years Molina studied painting and drawing.
Once he is 18, he begins to work in the advertising world, meanwhile he graduates from the University of Fine Arts of Madrid. Beyond the advertising work he does illustrations, television and cartoons, and is also a consultant for big companies.
At the age of 35, Molina decides to dedicate himself only to painting. He locked up in his studio for 5 years and created three collections about the Man: Sentimientos, Morir para Vivir and Predatores. Beyond his interest in art, he studies psycology, history, phylosophy and history of religions. He travels a lot around the world in order to know and understand the native’s culture and art.
Josè Molina has a big artistry and he oftne uses canvas and pencils, with whom he creates beautiful artworks that are so detailed to be confused for black and white photos.
According to Molina art is exploration, research and social commitment.