Boada was born in Barcelona in the Gracia neighborhood in 1935. Everyone around him noticed his precocious ability in drawing and painting. At the age of 14 he began his studies in the prestigious “Escola d’Art I Oficis Artistics de Barcelona – La Llotja”. He graduates to the “Escola Superior de Belles Art de Saint Jordi” in Barcelona and gets a grant from the Direccio General de Belles Arts to “El Paular” in Segovia.
He then followed up with his art studies at the “Ecole des Beaux Arts de Geneve, where he obtained first class honors in 1961, and has since that time won many awards in shows all over western Europe.
His work has been exhibited in Barcelona and Geneva many times where the reception of the critics and the collecting public has been unanimously positive.
He has alternated his professional activity with illustration. His paintings are widely held internationally and his illustrations are well known in the US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Mexico, Brazil, Israel, Turkey. South Africa, Germany, England, Holland, France, Italy, Sweden. Denmark, Norway, Portugal, Finland, Yugoslavia, and of course, Spain.