Maria Gloria Giraldo Portero was born in Albacete in 1954.
Brumas del bosque - misty forest - Gloria Giraldo
From an early age she has passion for drawing. In adolescence, for study purposes sometimes she moves to Madrid where she does not hesitate to visit exhibitions and art museums, feeling fascinated by those artworks.
Years later she feels the need to reflect on a canvas that concern and passion for painting, and in 2000 made her presentation as self-taught painter in the exhibition hall “Albacete University.”
Since then she has had numerous exhibitions both collective and individual.
With regard to her art, she is an artist who after developing a first stage in oil painting, discoverd the attraction of watercolor painting.
Dorados de mayo - Golden May - Gloria Giraldo
The author, with her works, get a load extraordinary authenticity, displaying her psychological grasp while highlighting her talent for an intense painting.
This is the way she feels and expresses her deepest feelings.
Gloria currently lives in Elche, Spain and is a member of the Board of the Association of Fine Arts in Elche, where she attends watercolor classes taught by the painter Saorin.
Artist Jesús Lozano “Saorín” says about her artwork:
“Her landscapes seem to be in a world of legend, epic, largely thanks to an exquisite sense of light run with the sharpness of the drawing, and a tight control of water …”
Luz de invierno - Winter Light - Gloria Giraldo
For more information about her work you can visit the Website