Fernando Nievas was born in Alfaro (La Rioja), the 25th of may 1956 He entered at a very young age in the world of art, finishing his secondary studies in his natal city. He was advised by the head of academics Antonio Sanz and the vanguards of the poet- sculptor Fernando Ferrero. He confesses that at the age of 12, he was already practicing his art. His formation has always been self taught. He has practiced in the art studios of those that he thought were able to teach him something.