Elices (1934-2012) was a renowned Spanish painter and graphic designer known for his significant contributions to the world of art. Born in Valdecarros, he spent his formative years in Béjar, where he developed a passion for painting. His artistic journey began by immersing himself in the vibrant works of Gómez Mir, which he encountered at the Casino Obrero in Béjar.
Elices later pursued his artistic education in Madrid, where he honed his skills and refined his artistic vision. He quickly gained recognition for his unique style and creative approach to art. As a painter, he was known for his ability to capture the essence of his subjects and convey emotion through his brushstrokes. His works often featured a vibrant and expressive use of color, bringing life and energy to his compositions.