Back to Biographies Prof. Enrique Martinez Leal
University of Castilla La-Mancha
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Born in Brazil and having worked in various printmaking studios in the United States, Enrique M. Leal is Associate Professor in Printmaking at the Fine Arts College of the University of Castilla La Mancha, Cuenca, Spain. He received his B.F.A. from the Politechnic University in Valencia and M.F.A. and Doctorate degree from The University of Castilla La Mancha in 2001. Previous to his appointment at the U.C.L.M., Enrique has editioned prints for artists in Spain and the U.S. His work has been shown widely in group and solo exhibitions in the U.S., Brazil and Spain and can be found in private and public collections in these countries. He has also been the recipient of printmaking fellowships from the Institute of Iberian-American Culture, the Spanish Academy in Rome, and an artist/teacher resident at Rutgers Center for Innovative Print and Paper.

Through his work in various print media, Leal has sought to introduce alternative interpretations regarding the practice of printmaking by reviewing its material, historical and conceptual attributes.
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