FRANCISCO ÚBEDA MARÍN – Almeria 1918 – Sevilla 1992
In 1933 he began his studies at the "School of Arts and Artistic Crafts" of Almería. He continues them at the "School of Fine Arts Santa Isabel of Hungary" in Seville and at the "School of Fine Arts of St. George" in Barcelona
1935 in his first exhibition at the "Hispano-Moroccan Gallery" He obtains the Bronze Medal.
1940 He is dedicated to restoring and decorating murals of Churches.
1948 First prize in the International Competition "Dalia" in Almería
1949 Prize "Gonzalo Bilbao" City Council of Seville and exhibits in Seville in different Galleries.
1951 Collective exhibition at the "Sala Parés" in Barcelona
1952 Travels to Brazil. Exhibits at the "Europe Gallery" in Rio de Janeiro
1953 Bronze Medal at the National Salon of Fine Arts in Rio de Janeiro
1954 Exhibition at the "Guimaraes Gallery" in Bello Horizonte. Brazil.
1970 Returns to Spain and settles in Palma de Mallorca
1972 Award "City of Felanitx" Mallorca.
1975 Returns to Brazil and lives in Sao Paulo-
1976 Silver Medal for the painting "Women"
1980 Returns to Spain.
1986 Exhibits at the Galeria SADARTYS in Seville.
His works distributed in: Spain, France, Brazil, Argentina, Italy,