Rafa Lopez was born in 1983 in Dos Hermanas (Sevilla), Spain , where he currently has his studio. He graduated in Fine Arts (5 years Master Degree) at University of Seville in 2008 and got an Illustration Master in 2012. Rafa is a professional artist. Despite his youth he has won a lot of national awards, such as Bancaja Valencia Painting Award in 2009, Saint Carlos Fine Arts Royal Academy Awards in 2014 and 2015 or "Fariña the First" Award in 2015 among others. Additionally, he has been selected for BMW Painting Award in 2016. His art works have also been exhibited in numerous art galleries, both at home in Spain and also internationally.