Carlos Cañas

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Carlos Cañas
Carlos Cañas in 2012
Born (1924-09-03)September 3, 1924
San Salvador, El Salvador
Died April 14, 2013(2013-04-14) (aged 88)
San Salvador, El Salvador
Occupation Painter
Spouse(s) Carmen Gutierrez Cañas
Children 2

Carlos Cañas (September 3, 1924 - April 14, 2013)[1] is a Salvadoran painter[2] who studied art and theory at the School of Arts of El Salvador. In 1950, he received a scholarship to study art, history, aesthetics, and literature in Madrid at the Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando.

Cañas participated at the First Latin American Biennial, Spain (1951); in the Fourth Biennial of the Engraving, Japan (1964); in the Sutton Galery, EUA (1979), amongst other important exhibitions at the worldwide level.

In 2012, he received national price of culture, Premio Nacional de Cultura of El Salvador.[3]