José Parlá was born in 1973 which makes his age be 45 years old as of now. He is an American contemporary artist who is well-recognized for his permanent installations of large-scale paintings. He creates his outstanding art by layering materials. He has presented his exhibition and gallery worldwide and has also collaborated with other renowned artists from different parts of the world. He alongside French artist JR worked together to create a piece named “Wrinkles of the City: Havana” which became worldwide popular. The duo used to the same title in their directed documentary which later turned as the receiver of the Best U.S. Premiere Documentary Short in 2013. Let’s explore in detail below about Parlá’s biography and some interesting facts about his wiki:

 

 
 
 
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Early Life and Education

The American artist was born in 1973 and his place of birth is in Miami. He was the son of Cuban immigrant parents. He was interested in paintings and creative works from his early days. He started painting arts at the age of 10 and garnered experience of paintings on walls of the city. He used to sign using name “Ease” on his work. At the age of 16, he earned the scholarship from the Savannah College of Art & Design. According to reports, it was his high school teacher who discovered his talents and contributed in providing the scholarship to him. Later, Parlá was enrolled at Miami Dade Community College. He also went to New World School of the Arts. After the death of his father, Parlá moved to the Bronx and was focused on establishing himself as a renowned artist in New York.

 

Career and Professional Life

He is an American critically acclaimed artist in large-scale murals, paintings, photography and also works for videos and sculpture. His first large-scale mural was in 2009 for City Place which is a Toronto housing development. He painted Diary of Brooklyn which is a 70-foot long lobby mural created in 2012 for the Barclays Center. In the following year, he worked for the North Carolina State University in its James B. Hunt Jr. Library where Parlá painted the mural The Nature of Language in 2013. He also painted the ONE: Union of the Senses in 2014 which is displayed the One World Trade Center’s lobby which is said to be the largest painting in New York City measuring 15 by 90 feet.

 

 
 
 
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The beautiful arts and creation of Parlá has already been exhibited in several parts of the world including Atlanta, Georgia (High Museum of Art), Purchase, New York (The Neuberger Museum of Art), London, United Kingdom (The British Museum), Havana, Cuba (The National Museum of Fine Arts) and much more.

 

Personal Life

The critically acclaimed, multidisciplinary artist José Parlá has maintained a low private profile and therefore no information regarding his marital status is available. Facts about his wife or partner are yet to be known.

 

Body Measurements

Artist Parlá has average height with a maintained body structure. However, the exact body statistics of the American artist like his height and weight are not available.

 

Salary and Net worth

The multidisciplinary American artist has net worth counted in millions of dollars but the exact amount is still under review. He has made a great amount from his paintings which have received international recognition. You can contact him for knowing about the prices of his works also by visiting his website www.joseparla.com.

 

 
 
 
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Wiki and Facts

You can also find the biography of José Parlá on various demanded wiki sites like Wikipedia. Join him on Instagram @joseparla where the artist has retained over 72k followers now. His Twitter profile is available @joseparlastudio where he is being followed by more than 1.1k followers.