JOSÉ MARÍA SÁNCHEZ, (Cortegana, 1965) doctor in "Art History" at the Faculty of Geography and History of the University of Seville, he obtained his tittle with his thesis called " El comercio cerámico entre Sevilla y América" (1492-1600), he defended it on July 12th of 1993, obtaining the punctuation of APTO CUM LAUDE, unanimously. He is a member of the research group "Equipo Laraña", they focus their studies on the "Artistic Relations between Spain and America between the 16th and the 18th Century"; he has published several works related with this in an international and national level. Also, he has dealt with the study and diffusion of the artistic heritage of the region of " Sierra de Huelva", where he comes from. Since 1992, he is a professor in the Department of Sculpture and History of Plastic Arts at the Faculty of Fine Arts, he teaches Theory and Art History I and II. He has participated in the doctorate programme: "“Historia del arte y gestión cultural en el Mundo Hispánico” at the Faculty of Humanities of the University Pablo de Olavide. Currently, he is a professor of the PhD programme "Art and Heritage" at the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Seville.
CARLOS SPINOLA ROMERO. He was born in Seville, 1960. Spinola works and research there. "Licenciado" in Fine Arts. University of Seville. Best Academic Record. Specialized in Sculpture. Fine Arts. Seville. Second National Degree Award. M.E.C. Madrid. National Programme of Reserach Scholarship (Spain). PhD in Fine Arts at the University of Seville. Professor. Faculty of Fine Arts. University of Seville.
He has participated in several National and International Exhibitions, receiving different awards. Some of his work of art are in Museum, Collections and Institutions. Spinola teaches and research in the Faculty of Fine Arts. Department of Sculpture. University of Seville. Realization and project of Ceramic Mural. Department of Environment, Junta de Andalucía. Training project for Professor "Estrategias de enseñanza interdisciplinar para la Facultad de Bellas Artes de Sevilla”. UCUA. Realization and Project of educational videos. Surface treatment of Ceramic. SAV. University of Seville. Currently, he is working on different research projects with different lines of work, related with: New Materials and experimentation of the different ceramic technological processes and sculptural processes, within and out of the Research Group (I-D) HUM 373.Junta de Andalucía.