Ale Montañez, born in Valle de Güímar (Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain). Completely self-taught artist, he has preferred to reject any academic instruction that would not allow him to transmit his particular vision of art, preferring to express his knowledge of astrology and ancestral cultures in his works.
Influenced by artists such as Van Gogh, Picasso or the masters of Canarian painting Néstor Fernández de la Torre or Óscar Domínguez, he will be located at an intermediate point between abstract and figurative expressionism. Its beginning originates at the beginning of 2007, on the island of Gran Canaria, creating in small format, in which, through the use of basic techniques such as charcoal, graphite or pastels, he will perform works with a great diversity of colors, in addition to a certain mystical harmonization, which will be one of its main characteristics.
Montañez, island artist begins a process of change in his painting, in 2008, he goes considerably to larger formats using canvases, where references to the stars, symbols and mythology can be appreciated, the use of acrylic has allowed him to , a broader use of color. It is this knowledge that has led him to show his work around the world. Cuba, the United States or Japan have witnessed his sample. Residing in different parts of the world, have allowed him to create pieces with the essence of different cities, thus highlighting his illustrative diversity, very reflected in his works, making an intuitive and personal vision of reality prevail at all times, making him reach the viewer his knowledge in different fields, to show his collection of "12 astrological cats", exhibited in different gallerys or art museums.