Collection: Joaquín Capa

Joaquín Capa is a Spanish painter born in Santander (Spain) in 1941.

He studied at the Higher School of Fine Arts in Madrid in addition to studying Philosophy in Rome and Madrid, and Architecture in Madrid and Sociology of Art in Paris.

Throughout his career he received a scholarship from the Juan March Foundation between 1975 and 1976 and from the Ministry of Culture between 1983 and 1984.

He maintains a close relationship with India where he has been a visiting professor at the University of Baroda in 1983, 1989 and 1990 and where he won the Prize at the I International Bhopal Biennial.

His Work can be found in museums and collections such as the Museum of Abstract Art of Cuenca, the Reina Sofía Art Center of Madrid, the Railway Museum of Madrid, the Municipal Museum of Fine Arts of Santander, the Faro Art Center of Cabo Mayor, Museum of Modern Art in New York, Los Angeles, County Museum of Art and the Calouste Gulbenkian Museum in Lisbon.