Miguel Ruibal was born in 1955 in Montevideo, Uruguay (South America), and now lives in Barcelona. He studied at the National School of Fine Arts (University of the Republic of Uruguay) and with the master Miguel Ãngel Pareja. He has held exhibitions continuously since 1975 in America and Europe. He has won several awards for his works. His paintings are in private collections in Spain, USA, France, Italy, Brazil, Venezuela, Canada, Ireland, Israel, Argentina and other countries. His work is also available on the "Juan Manuel Blanes Museum" (of the City of Montevideo).