Carl Aldana is active/lives in California / Guatemala. Carl Aldana is known for portrait, landscape and cityscape painting.
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Biography Carl Aldana
The following comes from the artist:
I was born in Guatemala City in 1938. I spent my first years in that Technicolored Central American country. Lush tropical vegetation was everywhere. The native Indians in their multicolored tribal costumes abounded. During 1944, my recently divorced mother and I came to the USA. We settled in Vallejo, California, a small, blue collar town full of Navy war workers. We had just come from a brightly colored provincial civilization to an energetic up-to-the minute culture, engaged in a world-wide-war and covered with soot from the effort. Added to this the area was always "grayed" by blue Pacific marine layers.
My Mother had to work in lowly entry level jobs to s
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