"Crater" by Mauricio Linares-Aguilar, Acrylic and Sand on Canvas
47.25" x 47.25"
Acrylic and Sand on Canvas
Original Art Work
ABOUT THE ARTIST:
Mauricio Linares-Aguilar was born in Ahuachapán, El Salvador in 1966. The artist works in a variety of media, often locally sourced, seeking concrete relationships of color, form, and light that paradoxically suggest the infinite possibilities inherent in our lives. He produces paintings, drawings, printmaking works, photographs, and installations. Linares-Aguilar has participated in several group exhibitions around the world, and he also has exhibited his work individually eighteen times. He received his Bachelor of Arts at the Applied School of Arts, Jose Matias Delgado University, El Salvador. Then, the Master of Fine Arts, MFA at the Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences of the University of Arkansas, USA. He also holds a master degree in Jewelry History and Design from Siena University, Italy. Most recently, he received his Ph.D. from the Fine Arts Department of Complutense of Madrid University, Spain, with his research and thesis focused in water and titled Social Imagination and Water Visual Depiction in Mesoamerica. Linares-Aguilar is a Fulbright Alumni, AECID Ibero-American Creators Residence Program Fellow and FANTEL Talent Fellow.