For the Cuban-American ballet dancer (born 1968), see Jose Manuel Carreno.
Jose Carreno is an Ecuadorian painter who studied in Paris. His first important group exhibition was held in 1965 when he attended the Latin American Painting Hall in Braniff, Texas, USA. During this time, his work revolved around the suburban based expressionism. Perhaps this exhibit paved the way for the international projection of Carreno's work. Shortly after the event his name became well known in many countries.
In 1976, Carreno traveled to Paris, France, where he settled definitively by the City of Light and joined the National School of Fine Arts, where upon completion of courses he obtained his Higher National Diploma in Fine Arts. Then came various exhibitions and shows in the most important rooms and galleries in many European cities, especially Paris, where his work has earned applause and critical acclaim. In 1978, Carreno obtained the French Government Scholarship Award, in the exhibition gallery, South Orly Airport, in Paris. Carreno also received an Honorable Mention in 1981 at The Grand Palais, Paris.
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