Joan Longas (Spain)
Joan Longas was born in Barcelona in 1959. In 1981 he gets a degree in graphic design and illustration at the Escuela Massana (Barcelona). Until the end of the nineties he combines his work as a graphic designer with contributions as a drawer for different newspapers and magazines (El Adelanto de Salamanca; El Periódico de Cataluña; Sapiens, History Magazine), activities he abandons to dedicate his efforts entirely to painting. He has awarded several Prizes of Painting, such as Premio Obra Gráfica de la Enciclopedia Catalana, Premio Calassanç and Premio Fundación Crédit (Andorra); He has also been finalist of the Prizes Fundación Privada Reddis, Fundación Vila Casas and ”X Certamen Nacional de Pintura Ciudad de Calahorra”.