Antonio was born in s small village in the Province of Barcelona. He lest school at a young age to study with his father, an artist and designer. At the age of 23, in Barcelona, Rivera had his first exhibition, which was well received by the critics. SInce then he has had numerous exhibitions in Spain, Sweden an the United States. A skilled lithographer, he creates impressionistic landscapes that have a surreal quality. He combines childhood memories of Catalonia with his sensetive impressions of the French countryside.