Armando Romero

Mexico, 1964

BIOGRAPHY

Armando Romero was born in Mexico City, Mexico in 1964. Armando Romero studied at the Escuela Nacional de Pintura, Escultura y Grabado "La Esmeralda", in Mexico City. Romero taught sculpture, painting and art history at La Esmeralda from 1991 to 1997. And from 1991 to 1993, Romero taught art history, design, and drawing at the College Center for Studies in Science and Communications in Mexico City. Romero represented Mexico in the Emerging Artists of Latin America exhibition at the Passage de Retz gallery in Paris, France in 1998. In 2001 he lectured on sculpture and participated in the International Studio Program of the National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts in the United States. In 2002 he taught painting at the School for Visual Arts in Michoacan, Mexico. A neoeclectic painter, Romero combines his versions of historic paintings by legendary artists, such as Caravaggio, Rembrandt, Goya, and Bosch, with irreverent contemporary images, allowing emotion and reason free range.

Artworks by Armando Romero