José Antonio Manchado is a self-taught painter and writer born in Lanzarote in 1976.
For more than 20 years he has been exploring the art of painting as an expression of the soul and the heart, emphasizing in all his works a great spontaneity, fluidity and luminosity.
As part of his formation his visit to Japan where he learns and combines various techniques and styles of Japanese Painting Art through different Zen Buddhist monks and painters in several temples of Shizuoka Prefecture in the beginning of the year 2000 is crucial.
Since then he continues to discover new and surprising paths within abstraction that have led him to receive several awards for new tendencies and innovation.
2003 Belleza interior La Recova, Arrecife, Lanzarote.
2004 Océanos de Esperanza Casino Club Náutico in Arrecife, Lanzarote.
2005 Danzas del alma Art Gallery Puerto Calero, Lanzarote.
2007 Strange Beautiful Paintings Mina A’Salam, Jumeirah Beach Rd, Dubai.
2016 Expresiones desde el Corazón Art Hall of La Ermita San Antonio in Tías, Lanzarote.
2017 Corazón Fluido Art Hall of La Ermita San Antonio in Tías, Lanzarote.
2002 Nos-otros Fundación César Manrique, Lanzarote.
2003 Collective charity exhibition Diversidad A.D.I.S.L.A.N, Tahiche, Lanzarote.
2004 Fiesta del Arte Hotel Rural Casa Tegoyo, Lanzarote.
2004 Tibet La Pirámide, Costa Teguise, Lanzarote.
2005 Arte contra la violencia Convento Santo Domingo, Lanzarote.
2005 Fluyo, fluyes, fluye… Casino Club Náutico in Arrecife, Lanzarote.
2006 Art Revolution Galerie Xippas, París.
2007 Osiris Convento Santo Domingo, Lanzarote.
2010 Exposición Benéfica S.A.R.A Casino Club Náutico in Arrecife, Lanzarote.