JOSE TOLEDO, was born on February 16th 1959 in Mexico City, where he grew up and became Civil Engineer in 1983, and Master in Project Management in Barcelona, Spain, in 2005
His interest for painting and Art has always been with him, in1993 he moved to New Delhi, India and joined the Delhi College of Art, as a guest student, since that time he has been involved into paintings and Art. Then he moved to Stockholm, Sweden, where he joined Steven Taipale’s Studio for five years, In the year of 2000 he moved to Barcelona, Spain, where he lived for five years and kept on painting at the “Cuatro artistas estudio” located in the old town and guided by paint-artists Nuria Balcell & Agusti Roca. In 2005 he moved to Jerusalem, and joined John Boyle’s studio. Then in 2008 he moved to Dubai, United Arab Emirates. In 2011 participated in the Miniature Painting workshop by Imran Quresh, winner of the Sharjah Biennale that year, at the Museum of Art in Sharjah, UAE. In 2012 he moved to Abu Dhabi and in July 2016 he moved back to Dubai where actually he lives. During more than twenty years he has being traveling to different countries and living in some of them. This way of living has given him the experience to live different cultures as the islamic world is, something that he express in his paintings.