Josep Mir Panareda (Barcelona 1933-2011).

Naif painter. He studied drawing, painting and artistic composition in the school of arts and crafts of Barcelona. To improve his studies he visited most of main art museums of Europe.

Professionnally worked for different publishing companies doing illustrations for comics and children's stories. Since 1983, when he began to publicly display his paintings, he has been entering and discovering naïve world and bringing his work to different cities of Europe, America and Asia.

He always have taken part of associative life of his town, collaborating with different artistic and pictorial groups.