Marc Esteve was born in Alcoy (Alicante) Spain in
1971. He began his studies locally at the Escuela
de Artes y Oficios. In 1994 he left his hometown to
reside by the sea – his inspiration for achieving the
Mediterranean light that is showcased in his works.
In 1997, Esteve attended the Universidad de Bellas
Artes in Altea (Spain). In 2001, after completing his
studies on the university level, Esteve returned to his
hometown where he now resides.
He continues to draw his inspiration from the
movement and the light of the sea, but now includes
local muses to create well-rounded, hyper-realistic
works of art.
Esteve’s work can be found in national and private collections in locales such as Spain,
England, Portugal and Russia. His work is also a part of the Royal collection at the palace
in Saudi Arabia. Esteve has participated in many collective exhibitions in his native
Art critic, Horacio Obaya, writes about Esteve’s work, “In truth, his is stupendous work
that reflects the action of the sea - being stopped in the humility of a stone, of a puddle or
a reflection in the coast. The process of hyper-realism is surpassed, by finding a special
light that transcends the real thing to endow to the work of an image that itself does not
remain in its simple transmission to the cloth if not that