was born in la Seu d’Urgell in 1953. He went to school in Barcelona. In 1976 he migrated to New York, where he stayed for about twelve years. His work was published in Harper’s, The Village Voice, and particularly The New York Times which enabled him to paint at leisure. In 1980 he had his first show, at the Cornelia Street Café, in New York, and in 1983 his first gallery show at Madrid’s Galeria Estampa. Ever since, he has pursued painting and illustration and has showed his work in Barcelona, Madrid, Granada, Hong Kong, Paris, New York, Tokyo, Sag Harbor, Miami… He has lived in Barcelona since 1989, painting, publishing his illustrations in newspapers (El Pais, International Herald Tribune, La Vanguardia…) and in books (Amigos, El Pequeño Cuento, The Bible), and various projects. Married, a father of four boys, a keen rower and cross-country skier, he is addicted to reading and music, and a competent cook.