Antonio GarciaSoler was born in Alcoy (Alicante), Spain in 1957. He was born into an artistic family. Antonio’s father, Jorge, was a teacher in the “Escuela de Bellas Artes de Alicante”. His father passed on his passion for art to his son when he was very young. Soler Completed his artistic studies in the prestigious “San Carlos Fine Art School of Valencia”.
Soler loves the Mediterranean. He has lived close to this sea all his life which is reflected in the light of his canvases. Among his favorites subjects are cliffs and seascapes. He is famous for his water transparences.
His works are featured in many individual and collective exhibits, and hang in private collections in Europe. He also has been awarded several prizes and medals.
Exhibitions and Awards:
1991--- Second place “Marinistas Valencianos” (Denia), Spain.
1993--- Galería Rincón de Art (Altea), Spain.
1999--- First place “Vivencia del Mar” (Daimus), Spain.
2005--- FIM 2005 (Valencia), Spain.
2006--- FIM 2006 (Valencia), Spain.
2007--- Forest Gallery (Surrey), U.K.
2008--- Estudio d`Arte Domenico Abbuchesse (Naples), Italy.
2009--- Collective “Circulo Industrial” (Alcoy), Spain.