Technical Industrial Engineer.

Polytechnic University Madrid

MA Enterprise and Management for Creative Arts

London College of Communication,

University of the Arts, London, UK

Ignacio de Grado

Founder/Studio Director

Ignacio was born in Madrid, Spain in 1973


Ignacio's career was launched as a 3D animator and creative Artworker which subsequently involved high-level project management. Further career development leads to the role of Head of Infrastructure at a large multinational company. 

Ignacio always had a passion for design and the arts. When studying in London Ignacio decided to pursue a career as an artist. Self-taught, Ignacio has developed his skills with perseverance, experimentation, and big respect for the great masters. Ignacio believes that an Artist is made, not born, and he is happy to share all his knowledge with his students.

Ignacio provides painting and drawing lessons for children and adults, design all the teaching methodology in the studio, uses the studio as his personal studio and also develops inspirational products for his recently created brand GRADO.

Lan Huynh Thi My

Studio Manager

University of the Arts of Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

University of the Arts of Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Cherry Truong

Senior Instructor

Contact us

028 835192347


Vietnamese & English


Opening Times

Monday:  12 pm - 4 pm

Tuesday to Friday:  9 am - 5:30

Saturday:  9 am - 4:30 pm

Sunday CLOSE

Visit us

170 Nguyen Van Huong, 

Thao Dien, District 2. HCMC

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GRADO Art Studio