Pepe Yagües Biography

Molina de Segura, Spain, 1968.

Pepe Yagues, sculptor and engraver, lives and works in the area of Los Conejos, in Molina de Segura. He began his studies in the Escuela de Artes y Oficios in Murcia, in 1985 and then continued in 1987, in the Facultad de Bellas Artes in Granada. He obtained a degree in Tecnicas de Grabado y Estampacion from the Facultad de Valencia in 1992.

The first years of his artistic activity were dedicated to engraving, gaining many awards. He's done various solo exhibitions in Murcia, Valencia, Madrid (in the last editions of Arco), Brussels, Paris, Dusseldorf, Cologne, Weimar, etc. with recognition from the specialized critics. Some of his works reside in important collections, such as the Calcografia Nacional in Madrid, the Museo del Grabado Español Contemporaneo in Marbella, the Fundacion Palau i Fabre in Barcelona, etc. With an unmistakable style, filled with irony and satire, he plays with all materials at reach.