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 Alberto Ruiz Vela  (1920 - 2006)

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Lived/Active: Illinois/California / Mexico      Known for: cityscape, bull fights, landscape, mural

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BIOGRAPHY for Alberto Vela
1920 (Mexico City, Mexico)
2006 (U.S.)

Illinois/California / Mexico

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cityscape, bull fights, landscape, mural

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Known for his cityscapes, bullfights and Indian art Alberto Vela used charcoal, watercolors and oil mostly.  His life in the US was centered around Illinois and then The Riverside/Redlands/Calimesa area of California.

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Alberto Ruiz Vela was born in 1920 in Mexico City, Mexico.  He studied art there at the Mexico Academy of Fine Arts.  He is known for his cityscapes, bull fight scenes, landscapes, and seascapes.  He painted in both oils and watercolors.

Ruiz Vela came to the United States in the early 20th Century and settled in the Los Angeles, California area.  He painted murals locally, and throughout the United States and Mexico. Ruiz Vela exhibited widely throughout California and Mexico.  His works are in collections worldwide.

Biography submitted November 2004 by Gary Stanley / ArtSanDiego

Artists' Biographical Information compiled by Martin Lowitz, Los Angeles, California

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