"My paintings are created with much love and enthusiasm. You'll find the soul of Peru inside a painting, the energy of a millenary past, the mystique of Cusco."
"I was born in 1964 in the beautiful city of Cusco, where I lived with my mother. When I was 12, we moved to the capital where I finished my schooling and went on to the Escuela de Bellas Artes del Peru for five years.
"My origins in art were basically in school where my art teacher taught me to draw and paint. From that moment, I was totally in love with art. I began working on my own, with oils, brushes and canvases and also learned by observing and imitating professional artists.
"From childhood on, my hobby was always drawing and painting. When I do this, I feel like I'm in a cloud in a world of my own.
"My art career was quite curious. Due to a lack of money, I had to work at anything I could. I had a dozen kinds of jobs.
"My work is abstract and extremely subjective. It is charged with the emotions I've experiences throughout my life, and I've been collecting these through the years and by way of travel in recent years.
"My art is a titanic struggle with myself, whether conscious or unconscious. There are moments in which my paintings are saturated with elements that leave no space for rest for the rejoicing of my creative soul.
"What motivates me most is my desire to grow as an artist, to take my art to the whole world and share it with as many people as I can.
"I strive to show the essence of life itself for the everyday person who lives in his or her labyrinths with happiness and suffering. These paintings are subjective and intuitive creations. Therefore, the projection I transmit in my art is quite subjective and personal, without becoming conceptualism. I have certain universal canons as my guide. I work with strength and determination to achieve a syncretism with pre-Hispanic and cultures and modern society.
"For me, art is a human manifestation that expresses the most diverse emotions through each work. I believe that only art can bring out a person's most hidden feelings. In general, art is an esthetic entity situated in space and time — it isn't only a meaning imposed upon an object by someone's conscience.
"My greatest challenges have been to live exclusively from my paintings, and to travel, and show the entire world that I want art to be a part of their lives.
"My paintings are created with much love and enthusiasm. You'll find the soul of Peru inside a painting, the energy of a millenary past, the mystique of Cusco. I use a universal technique that fuses Peru's ancient and modern cultures."