José María Gallego is a self-taught artists. He has dedicated his whole life to drawing until he became one of the great Spanish cartoonists of today, very popular for the strips he has published daily in the press for almost forty years with Julio Rey.
Together they have collaborated in the main Spanish media, such as daily press, magazines and television, being awarded the main prizes in the journalistic and graphic humour sectors.
Since 2010, he has diversified his activity by including book illustration, where he has been able to express himself in a more artistic way. The last two publications have been “Ladrones de tinta” by Alfonso Mateo Sagasta (2021) and the recently published “King Solomon’s Mines” by Henry Rider Haggard.