Alejandro was born in a city called Ambato, located in a valley near The Andes mountain range in Ecuador. He studied Graphic Design at the Universidad Catolica del Ecuador. And attended art school at the Nueva Escuela de Diseno y Comunicacion in Buenos Aires – Argentina. He won the National Painting Prize Luis A. Martinez when he returned to Ecuador, and an honorable mention in the “November Painting Prize” in the same year. After making installations in public spaces in Ambato-Ecuador, he traveled to Pittsburgh USA and exhibited his work in group and solo exhibitions. He started working as an illustrator and developed new paintings using digital tools. He was part of the Annual Exhibition of the Associated Artists of Pittsburgh in 2019 which took place at the Westmoreland Museum of American Art. He is currently working on his next body of work consisting of oil and digital paintings.
The best way to learn is by interacting with someone who has a different truth than mine. Diversity nourishes people helping them to learn something new. I think we learn more from somebody who is different, than somebody who is similar to ourselves, that is why I think that diversity strengthens a community.