When Spanish artist Ignacio Trelis decided to travel the world, he developed a portfolio of portraits inspired by his cultural explorations says Callaghans of Shrewsbury.
When you are born into a family with a deep appreciation of art, it is almost impossible for it not to rub off on you, as was the case with Spanish artist Ignacio Trelis, who was born in 1960 and particularly drawn to painting from an early age. Mastering his art whilst studying at The Spanish Academy in Rome, he continued his studies at several other art academies in Europe before honing his skills under the watchful eye of Spanish master painter Paco Barrachina.
Before long, Trelis’s exceptional talents caught the attention of his local community and he found himself with a successful career as a talented landscape artist, exhibiting extensively throughout Spain and with his own gallery in Valencia. Whilst Trelis enjoyed capturing the beautiful Mediterranean vistas, arid landscapes and coastal scenery of his surroundings, he found his work was being emulated all too frequently and decided to experiment with different styles and step well out of his comfort zone.
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