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Rafael Espitia

I was born in Cartagena, Colombia  in 1967. I started painting since I was 5 years old and at the age of 13 my passion for painting was clear. I was distinguished for my skills on painting photographic realism; at the time, the press used to call me a “child prodigy”. Today I have more than 30 years experience in fine arts. I studied art and history of arts in Bogotá, Madrid and New York, and after receiving several awards in Spain and continuing exhibiting, I was commissioned to make murals, cataloged as the best of my city.
In 1995 I founded the company “Diseño Interior” in Cartagena, Colombia, and became its design director. One year later and with over 70 employees, I started the manufacture of furniture and moldings, and created the brands "Espitia Art", "Espitia Furniture", and "Espitia Moldings". This gave me 15 years experience in leadership and personnel management. Moreover, I have always been passionate, immersed and seduced by the film world, and so, with the help of my 10 years experience and great management of the most advanced digital software, I am able to work on them with speed and efficiency.