Rafael Sánchez specializes in maritime themes, mainly figures, which are of an immeasurable quality. The detail of his artwork is worthy of admiration. Baskets and clothing, where the light and colour of the Andalusian beaches predominate.
He began his career at the School of Applied Arts "Mateo Inurria" in Cordoba, being a disciple of Mister Amadeo Ruiz del Olmo with whom he completed two years of learning. After that, he continued his journey at the Massana School of Barcelona.
He is a member of the Royal Artistic Circle of Barcelona where he made drawings and paintings from life.
He has taken part in numerous national and international exhibitions, and has been awarded honorable mentions at the National Fine Arts School, besides winning numerous awards and painting competitions.