Local artist Florencio Aguilera Correa was awarded today 28th February 2012 the distinction of Andalucía’s favourite son of 2012.Florencio Aguilera

Florencio Aguilera Correa was born in Ayamonte in 1947 and under the guidance of his father the late Rafael Aguilera painted his first painting in 1961 (un bodegón) at the age of 14. In 1962 he exhibited at with a number of artists from Ayamonte and Isla Cristina.However it wasn’t until 1966 that Florencio became a full time artist.

Today with an irrefutable career spanning over four decades Florencio Aguilera Correa, with many of his paintings coveted in both private and public collection all over the world, receives the acknowledgement from the Junta de Andalucía and the people of Andalucía for his works and cultural promotion in Andalucía.

Congratulations Florencio!