About The Artist, Alberto Leon
Alberto León, Spanish self-taught artist, born in Santa Cruz de Tenerife (Canary Islands) in 1983. It is formed in the field of graphic design for more than 5 years. After working several years in different companies in the sector and complement their vocation; Drawing and painting, decides to take his skills as a graphic designer further and merge them with his other passion, urban art. That’s what starts a launch his career as an artist in 2012 to coincide with his arrival in Barcelona.
It is in this city where he began a collecting torn posters from the streets to decorate their combinations with fabrics and paints, spray and different textures to keep the essence of street art.
The young artist express with total freedom in art, rescuing icons that have marked an era in our lives and merging with dirt and language reflected in the street. In his works they are connected with the public using positive messages and provocative images that are made in reflection.
He continues working to continue expanding his art I as far as possible.