Manuel Higueras was born in Malaga, Spain, in 1973. It was in this city where he started his artistic career, studying at the School of Fine Arts. His first exhibition was in 1994, when he was only twenty one years old. This exhibition was presented in many different cities throughout Spain, obtaining great success. He is considered one of the best hyperrealist contemporary artists of Spain. He is best known for his detailed realism with horses. His work is widely held in several private collections as he has participated in great number of art exhibitions.