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Eduardo Kingman
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kingmanEduardo Kingman Riofrio's paintings, marked by emotionally poignant renditions of Indians and Laborers executed with minimal anatomical detail, established the predominant pictorial style of Ecuadorian Indigenism in the 20th century.

Born in the southern province of Loja to a North American father and an Ecuadorian mother, Kingman moved to Quito to study...

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Oswaldo Guayasamín
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guayasaminOswaldo was born in Quito, the capital of Ecuador, on July 6, 1919. He graduated from the School of Fine Art in Quito as painter and sculptor. He carried out his first exhibit when he was 23, in 1942. He achieved in his youth all National Awards, and was credited, in 1952, at the age of 33, the Grand Award of the Biennial of Spain and later the Grand Award of the Biennial of Sao Paulo.

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Gonzalo Endara Crow
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crowEndara Crow's place, and his work is Ecuador. This does not mean that his country is exactly as he paints it, but rather he paints this place as he feels it. This is the Ecuador of the Promised Land, the place of dreams and wishes, the place of solidarity of the artist with the world" Peran Erminy.

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Manuel Rendón Seminario
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seminarioManuel Rendón Seminario was born in Paris, France in 1894.

Manuel Rendó n was raised France. Born to Ecuadorian parents, he moved to Ecuador for the first time at the age of twenty-four. In 1917 he studied at the Academie de la Grande Chaumière in Paris.

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Camilo Egas
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egasCamilo Egas (1889-September 18, 1962) was an Ecuadorian master painter and teacher, who was also active in the United States and Europe.

Camilo Alejandro Egas Silva was born in Quito, Ecuador in 1889 and grew up in the San Blas neighborhood. He studied at the College of San Gabriel y Mejia before enrolling, Egas studied at the Escuela de Bellas Artes in Quito in 1905.

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Aníbal Villacís
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villacisAníbal Villacís (born 1927, Ambato, Ecuador) is a master painter from Ecuador who used raw earthen materials such as clay and natural pigments to paint on walls and doors throughout his city when he could not afford expensive artist materials. As a teenager, Villacís taught himself drawing and composition by studying and recreating the illustrated ad posters for bullfights in Quito. In 1952, Jose Maria Velasco Ibarra, former President of Ecuador, discovered Villacís and offered him a scholarship to study in Paris.

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Estuardo Maldonado
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villacisEstuardo Maldonado (born 1930) is a Latin American sculptor and painter inspired by the Constructivist movement. Maldonado is a member of VAN (Vanguardia Artística Nacional), the group of Informalist painters founded by Enrique Tábara.

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Luis Enrique Tábara
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villacisLuis Enrique Tábara (born 1930, Guayaquil, Ecuador) is a master Ecuadorian painter and teacher representing a whole Hispanic pictorial and artistic culture.Tábara took interest in painting at the age of three and was drawing regularly by the age of six.

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Oswaldo Viteri
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villacisOswaldo Viteri (born Ambato, Ecuador, 1931) is a neo-figurative artist. Viteri gained recognition for his assemblage work but has worked in a wide variety of media including painting, drawing, printmaking and mosaics. He began his education as a student of architecture at the Central University of Quito in 1951.

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Jaime Villa
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villacisJaime Villa was born in Baños, Ecuador in the Province of Tungurahua. He has long been a part of the fine art community in Ecuador and is very well known both inside and outside the the art world in his native country. His distinctive style and flare has marked his works from the beginning.

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Theo Constanté
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villacisTheo Constanté (born 1934 in Guayaquil, Ecuador) is a master Latin American painter who is a part of the Abstract Informalist Movement in Ecuador. In 2005, Constanté won the country's most prestigious award for art, literature and culture, the Premio Eugenio Espejo National Award, presented by the President of Ecuador. Constanté's works are abstract in nature and consist of many colors which meld together amongst loosely drawn geometric lines.

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Félix Arauz
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villacisFélix Arauz (born 1935 in Guayaquil, Ecuador) is a very important Latin American painter from Ecuador. Arauz is among the art circles of Enrique Tábara, Aníbal Villacís, Jose Carreño and Juan Villafuerte. In 1957, Arauz began studying under Caesar Andrade Faini at the School of Fine Arts. During his second year his father died leaving Arauz feeling nostalgic and isolated.

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Víctor Mideros
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miderosIn 1917 Víctor Mideros was recognized as a master after winning Mariano Aguilera Contest. After touring Europe he created a large painting "Our Lady of Mercies". Mideros also created stained-glass windows for many public buildings in Quito. By 1935 Victor Mideros had created more then 150 works with the bulk of them in private collections around Quito Ecuador.

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Diógenes Paredes
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miderosDiógenes Paredes Castillo was born on May 5th / 1910 in Tulcán city, located in the province of Carchi, Ecuador.

When he was 19 years old he started to be really interested in painting and decided to study at the "Bellas Artes" School in Quito, where he later became a teacher and director. His left ideology led him to have communist tendencies and also to be atheist.

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Nelson Román
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mideros1945 Nelson Román is born in Ecuador, city of Latacunga, Cotopaxi Province.

1945-1965 Numerous experiences with indigenous rituals and dances.

First works in his father's workshop, Salvador Román.Works with Teófilo Quishpe (in quichua: free man), Alejandro Jacho and José Amable Olmos, popular artists from Cotopaxi Province.

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Pilar Bustos
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miderosChilean-Ecuadorian artist. Her dedication to drawing and painting has extended over nearly four decades. Her exploration of the human figure, and the plastic and conceptual quality of her work has made her one of the most renowned Ecuadorian artists in the history of Ecuadorian art.

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Tomás Ochoa
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mideros- Born in Ecuador
- Studied Language and Literature in Cuenca University
- Visual Arts in UNAM Mexico.
- Lives and works in Switzerland and Ecuador

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Jorge Velarde
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miderosJorge Velarde (Guayaquil, Ecuador, 1960) is a Contemporary Latin American painter from Ecuador. Velarde has been drawing and painting since he was a child. At the age of 15 Velarde knew that he was meant to be a painter. Velarde is a co-founder of Artefactoría, a group of artists that began working together in 1982 after graduating from the School of Fine Arts in Guayaquil.

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Juan Villafuerte
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miderosJuan Villafuerte (July 19, 1945 - August 15, 1977) (Juan Antonio Villafuerte Estrada) was an artist known for his transmutated drawings and paintings. Villafuerte is among the ranks of other prominent Latin American painters such as, Enrique Tábara, Aníbal Villacís, Félix Arauz, Oswaldo Guayasamin, Hernan Zuniga and Jose Carreño.

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Luigi Stornaiolo
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miderosBorn in Quito on June 9, 1956. Stornaiolo legitimate son of Bruno Miranda, clinical psychologist and journalist, author of the novel "Requiem for a Dinosaur", a volume of short stories and other books, and Angela Franco Pimentel, natives of Naples, and Quito, respectively.

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Diógenes Paredes Castillo
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miderosDiógenes Paredes Castillo was born on May 5th / 1910 in Tulc‡n city, located in the province of Carchi, Ecuador. When he was 19 years old he started to be really interested in painting and decided to study at the "Bellas Artes" School in Quito, where he later became a teacher and director.

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José Carreño
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miderosJosé Carreño (b.1947 Guayaquil, Ecuador) is an Ecuadorian painter who studied in Paris. His first important group exhibition was held in 1965 when he attended the Latin American Painting Hall in Braniff, Texas, USA. During this time, his work revolved around the suburban based expressionism. Perhaps this exhibit paved the way for the international projection of Carreño's work. Shortly after the event his name became well known in many countries.

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Araceli Gilbert
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miderosAraceli Gilbert (b. Guayaquil, Ecuador 1913 - d. Quito, 1993) was an Ecuadorian artist. Gilbert enrolled in the School of Fine Arts in Santiago de Chile in 1936, studying under Jorge Caballero and Hernán Gazmurri, well-known encouragers of the Chilean plastic rebellion that later transformed into the Montparnasse group. In 1942, Gilbert returned to Guayaquil to study under Hans Michaelson.

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Judith Gutiérrez
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miderosJudith Gutiérrez (Babahoyo, Ecuador,1927 - Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, 2003) a master Latin American painter who worked in Ecuador and Mexico. Gutiérrez studied in the School of Fine Arts in Guayaquil, Ecuador, with the teacher Caesar Andrade Faini. A great part of her life was spent living and painting in Mexico.

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Luis Molinari
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miderosLuis Molinari (b. Guayaquil, Ecuador 1929 - d. Quito, Ecuador 1994) (Luis Molinari-Flores) was a member of VAN (Vanguardia Artistica Nacional), a group of informal constructivist artists founded by Enrique Tabara. Molinari began his artistic career focused on formalism, but soon discovered the works of Vasarely and was inspired by geometric forms and their rich optical effects.

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Oswaldo Moncayo
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miderosOswaldo Moncayo (September 10, 1923 Ð April 4, 1984) was an Ecuadorian painter. Moncayo (O. Moncayo) was born in Riobamba, Ecuador. As a child he moved to Quito, the capital of Ecuador, where he learned the art of oil painting. He started to paint as a child, and became a master when he was an adolescent.

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Washington Iza
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Washington IzaWashington Iza, (1947-present) is an Ecuadorian artist known chiefly for his radical surrealistic style of painting that contrasted sharply with more traditional styles used by fellow Ecuadorian painters such as Oswaldo Guayasamin, Eduardo Kingman and Bolivar Mena Franco.

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Emilio Moncayo
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miderosEmilio Moncayo was born in Quito, Ecuador, in 1895 to Abelardo Moncayo (Minister of Haciendas and Assessor to then-President Eloy Alfaro) and Margarita Moncayo. From a very young age, he was interested in art. Fed by his sense of aesthetics and love of nature, he caught unsuspecting Andean landscapes, painting the color and majesty in the different volcanoes and Andean pampas that reflected the indigenous culture.

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J.F. Bautista
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J.F. BautistaJ. F. Bautista, widely known as the Dark Artist, is a unique computer graphics artist who has worked in the 3D field for many years. 3D modeler, architect, illustrator, fine 3D surface materials craftsman, he creates emotionally intense digital illustrations. Determined to make his personality come alive, he frequently works with small groups to express his skills and not to be simply “a number” in a gigantic mechanism.

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Hermel Quezada
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Hermel QuezadaHermel Quezada began by painting scenes of his childhood forest in La Union, Ecuador. The forest is still there in the foothills of the Andes Mountains, and he still draws inspiration from its soft light and its creatures of every kind. His vision of the hearth – filtered though this tranquil forest – has become increasingly famous thoughout the world.

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Omar Medrano
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Omar MedranoClick Here to visit Omar Medrano's website.






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Gilberto Almeida
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Marco Alvarado
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Caesar Andrade Faini
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Caesar Andrade Faini

Caesar Andrade Faini (April 15, 1913 – 1995[1]) was a master Ecuadorian painter and teacher who studied at the School of Fine Arts of Quito under the painter Victor Mideros.

He was born in Quito, Ecuador. Andrade's initial work focused on Social Realism like his contemporaries Eduardo Kingman, Andrade is often considered the bes t interpreter of Ecuador's coastal landscape.

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Miguel Betancourt
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Miguel Betancourt

Miguel Betancourt (born January 5, 1958) is an Ecuadorian contemporary artist living in Quito, Ecuador. He was formed as an artist in Ecuador, the United States, and the United Kingdom. His paintings are a fusion of local cultural motives and colors, and Western artistic influence.

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Xavier Blum Pinto
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Xavier Blum Pinto

Xavier Blum Pinto (born 1957 in Guayaquil) is an Ecuadorian artist. From 1974 to 1976 he studied architecture at the Universidad Catolica Santiago de Guayaquil, in Ecuador. In 1981, obtained his MA in Fine Arts from the University of Paris VIII, France.

In 1996 he participated in the São Paulo Art Biennial.

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Hugo Cifuentes
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Hugo Cifuentes

Hugo Gilberto Cifuentes Navarro (Otavalo - Ecuador, 1923 - Quito - Ecuador, 2000) was a pioneering Latin American photographer.

Cifuentes began studying drawing and painting in the 1940s, before turning to photography.

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Robin Echanique
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Robin Echanique

Born in Loja, 1948. Echanique trained as a professor of visual arts, under César Andrade Faini and Alfredo Palacio, at the Escuela Municipal de Bellas Artes in Guayaquil, where he graduated in 1969. With a grant from the Spanish government, he continued his studies in engraving and lithography in Madrid at the Escuela de Artes y Oficios, y de pintura mural en la Real Academia de Bellas artes de San Fernando. By 1978, Echanique’s work began to be widely exhibited throughout Ecuador and Spain. In 2000 the Museo Municipal de Guayaquil presented a retrospective exhibition of his work. The artist lives and works in Spain.

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Luis Miranda
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Luis Miranda

Luis Miranda (b. 1932, Guayaquil, Ecuador) is a very important master painter from Ecuador.

Miranda was born in 1932 to Pedro Miranda Martinez and Dolores Neira Peñafiel. Miranda's childhood memories were of harvesting honey from his family's many beehives, which they owned all along the route from Emplame to Guayaquil. Miranda was always drawing as a child, scribbling away on any paper that he could find and copying art from books that his mother had in the house.

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Ramón Piaguaje
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Ramón Piaguaje

Ramón Piaguaje was born in 1962 in the Cuyabeno Reserve in the Amazon rainforest, Ecuador.

From an early age, he drew the rainforest with his fingers in the sand and later worked with black ink on paper. The discovery of colored pencils at the evangelical missionary school he later attended enabled him to further develop his talent.

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Grace Polit
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Grace Polit

Grace Polit is an Ecuadorian artist. She was born in Guayaquil, Ecuador.

In 1974, Polit began her arts creation called "Universal Heritage". Her painting "Yo soy la Luz del Mundo" is exhibited in the Vatican Museum in Rome. Her art has won several awards and has been exhibited in Sweden, France, Italy, England and Canada. Her paintings can be found in many museums and art galleries, as well as in private collections all over the world.

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Marcos Restrepo
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Marcos Restrepo

Marcos Restrepo (b. 1961, Catarama, Ecuador) Restrepo is a Latin American painter who is a member of the artist group Artefactoría, founded by Xavier Patiño.

Artefactoría formed in 1982 by a group of painters from the School of Fine Arts in Guayaquil who are inspired by the surrealists and the unconscious. Members of Artefactoria include: Restrepo, Xavier Patiño, Jorge Velarde, Pedro Dávila, Marco Alvarado, Flavio Álava, Paco Cuesta

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Luis Salazar
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Luis Salazar

Marcos Restrepo (b. 1961, Catarama, Ecuador) Restrepo is a Latin American painter who is a member of the artist group Artefactoría, founded by Xavier Patiño.

Artefactoría formed in 1982 by a group of painters from the School of Fine Arts in Guayaquil who are inspired by the surrealists and the unconscious. Members of Artefactoria include: Restrepo, Xavier Patiño, Jorge Velarde, Pedro Dávila, Marco Alvarado, Flavio Álava, Paco Cuesta

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Roberto Saavedra Walker
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Roberto Saavedra Walker

Visual artist born in Santiago of Chile in 1952. Studied in the École de Beaux Arts de Paris. As painter and sculptor has managed to reach success in his career; not only for his modern and surrealistic works but, also for his domain of the realism in historical subjects and portraits. Saavedra Walker has carried out individual exhibitions in Europe ,America and Africa where he has participated in numerous collective exhibitions. His work is found in museums, public and private collections around the world.

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Cesar Carranza
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Nancy Vizcaino
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Nancy Vizcaino

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