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Oscar Cuadros – Watercolors come from Peru

Fine art by Oscar Cuadros

Today we have the pleasure to present Oscar Cuadros, outstanding artist from Perú.

Born in Arequipa in 1948, he studied painting since he was 17, with the most famous painters of his town, later he studied in the art School of Arequipa and Cusco. He won his first award in 1976 in Cusco which was the key to get to the capital city where he had his fist individual exhibition, he also obtained other important national awards in 1985 and 1996, in addition he was participating in many individual and collective exhibitions since 1971 and his work is all around the word.
In his pictures of landscapes and human figures, he shows his acquired compromise with his land and their citizens applying traditional techniques of an easy understanding and formal style where science of color and technique of drawing are its real protagonists.
Oscar Cuadros says:
An artist is a communicator, and his work is the way he uses to show his feelings, dreams, hopes, and a lot of sensations. By this blog I look for to show all the world my love for the beauty of my country and my culture, my love for Perú.”
Landscape

Street in Lares

Technique: Watercolor
Size: 17 1/4 x 13 1/4
Lares, a lost town between the Andean mountains, only known for his natural hot springs, it’s a place where you can feel a change in the weather for his location in the middle of the highlands and the Peruvian jungle

Portrait

Tired Old Woman - Mujer anciana

Tired Old Woman

http://oscarcuadros.blogspot.com/2010/07/tired-old-woman.html

Technique: Watercolor
Size: 12 1/4 x 9 1/2 Inches

The Peruvian country people are people who work their whole life, the tasks change with age, in the case of women they work taking caring for children, helping in the farm and cooking, but when they get older, they become in wise adviser, and cook helpers.

Another Landscape to enjoy

Walking on the street

Walking on the Street

Technique: Watercolor
Size: 16 x 12 1/4 Inches
A typical scene in a typical Peruvian quiet street, it’s the middle of the morning, the sun is up and she is coming back from the market, maybe she will go first to the little church that we can see at the back of the town, they are a very religious people, and usually the pray for a good day and the security for their family.

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