- Category : 1924-births
- Type : PE
- Profile : 5/1 - Heretical / Investigator
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : LAX Migration 2
Salvadoran painter who studied art and theory at the School of Arts of El Salvador. In 1950, he received a scholarship to study art, history, aesthetics, and literature in Madrid at the Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando.
Cañas participated at the First Latin American Biennial, Spain (1951); in the Fourth Biennial of the Engraving, Japan (1964); in the Sutton Galery, EUA (1979), amongst other important exhibitions at the worldwide level.
In 2012, he received national price of culture, Premio Nacional de Cultura of El Salvador.
He died 14 April 2013.