José Quintanar is an artist working on narrative drawing, architecture and books. He has released several full-length graphic novels and art books including Conociendo a Jari, Grundfunken, Fartlek and Culto Charles. His drawings have been published in The New York Times, Fantagraphics, Vice, Esquire, kuš! Komikss, Fulgencio Pimentel, Editions Misma and many more. His work has been exhibited in galleries in New York, Paris, London, Rotterdam, Madrid, Porto, and Berlín.
He founded an independent publishing house RUJA PRESS, together with Chinese artist and architect Ruohong Wu.
He teachs Illustration at Willem de Kooning Art Academy of Rotterdam, Netherlands.
And he is a Ph.D. Student at UNIVERSIDAD POLITECNICA MADRID, where he is researching about narrative structures in the border between architecture and books.
METAL MAGAZINE interview