Charo Mirat was born in Madrid in 1950. She started painting at the age of thirteen and became a professional at the age of seventeen. Before entering in the University she learned the trade at prestigious academies of the time like Amadeo Roca’s. Soon after she was taught by the prestigious painter Antonio López. Soon after finishing her training she worked under the sponsorship of the world famous Fernando Zóbel, with patrons in Sevilla, Madrid and Cuenca. In the 80’s she decided to move to a countryside house in Extremadura close to Trujillo, from where she draws much inspiration for landscapes, still life and all sorts of paintings.