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Jorge Aguilar is of Spanish origin and now living in the UK and
has exhibited all over the world.


Aguilar has always been of the opinion that artists are born rather than
made, being a self-taught artist himself
he has shown he was blessed with a natural talent for artistic

Born in Barcelona in 1936, right at the start of the Civil War, he was
he product of the religious public school system that took him to High
School and University. A few years later, equipped with a degree in
Agriculture, he left Spain, seeking broader horizons on a journey of
self-discovery, with a baggage full of dreams, enthusiasm and

Years of travelling, painting, and over a hundred individual exhibitions
built a very rich pattern of visual references that he put down and
expressed on the canvas.

Looking back over the years he realised that it had already been a long
journey, like in the case of a long-distance runner, it helped to be
able to release massive amounts of energy at prescribed times. He
believes in a controlled, but consistently active, release of the inner
force, which can be called an inspirational flame or, simply, creative
energy, assuring the longevity that artists enjoy.

These days he divides his time working between the studios in London and
Cambridge, with regular painting journeys throughout Europe, visiting
favourite spots, the townscapes, landscapes and seascapes of France,
Italy, Holland, Spain and Greece.

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