Jose Mijares Fernandez
(1921 - 2004)
Jose Marie Mijares Fernandez was active/lived in Florida / Cuba. Jose Mijares Fernandez is known for figurative, geometric abstract painting.
Biography Jose Mijares Fernandez
Jose Maria Mijares Fernandez (1921 - 2004)
One of the best known Cuban Painters.
Jose Maria Mijares Fernandez was born in Havana, Cuba, in 1921, in the neighborhood of Santos Surez. He took up drawing as an adolescent and, in 1936, at the age of 16, he entered the San Alejandro School of Fine Arts in Havana on a scholarship. His influences there where of the painters of the "Havana School" including his professors Ponce, Romañach, Menocal, Valderrama, Ramon Loy, and Caravia. Mijares himself credits one of his most influencial professors, Ponce, with helping him develop his own style of expression. After finishing his academic studies and with a solid professional foundation, he painted proli
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