Juan Perdiguero, was born in 1963 in Madrid, Spain. His academic credentials include Doctoral Studies in Fine Arts, Universidad Complutense de Madrid an M.F.A. in painting State University of New York at Buffalo and a B.F.A. in Art Conservation and Painting, Universidad Complutense de Madrid. He now lives and works in New York, where he is a professor of drawing at SUNY, Oswego. Perdiguero exhibits nationally and internationally in numerous solo and group exhibitions at commercial galleries, alternative artspaces and museums.His work has been extensively reviewed by art publications and newspapers including The New York Times, The New Yorker, El Pais (Spain)and NY Arts. Perdiguero brings together concepts of photography, drawing, painting and printmaking in his work in a sophisticated and contemporary interpretation of the Spanish Baroque tradition, one of his major influences.