Jean Carlos Puerto
Oil on Canvas
"Painting is the way I chose to get out my inner world, my fears and my phantoms. It is the place where I explain myself. I do it, furthermore, using Realism because is the style I feel more identified with.”
Venezuela born, Jean Carlos Puerto is a Spanish fine art painter that first of all was a psychologist in his professional world. After 10 years working in childhood and adolescence area he decided to launch his artistic skills as a profession.
But his sensitivity started earlier, in the school, where he stands out in artistic subjects. This sensitiveness was also what approached him to human nature and social matters, and also what took him to decide on studying Psychology then in the University. After some years he returned to have contact with art when started painting lessons with a Spanish painter, that showed him a lot of technic and plant the seeds of his magnetic attraction for realism and social topics that you can see in his nowadays paintings.
During the last 6 years he has won diverse National and International painting contests, and has participated in different art fairs and some exhibitions around the world (Paris, Mulhouse, Madrid, Gijon, Berlin,…)
His works have been acquisted by collectors around the world, from Singapur, Europe or United States.
He is a full-time painter but keeps on working as a familiar therapist once a week in a Family Centre in the city where he lives, Murcia (Spain).