Jose Gerardo Uribe Aguayo was born on 16 March 1963 in Dolores Hidalgo without arms and with a deformity of the legs. He taught himself to paint with his foot at the age of six. He acquired the basics of natural drawing from his art classes in school. At the focus of his training were the techniques of painting in oil and staining and tempera painting.
Jose received the scholarship from the association in1990. The preferred subjects of Jose are the landscapes of his homeland, flowers and still life compositions, which he paints in oils and watercolours. In 1995, he became a full member of VDMFK. In the meantime he has held group and well as mono exhibitions and received numerous awards and honours.