Guillermo (GMO) Acevedo
(1920 - 1988)
Guillermo (GMO) Acevedo was active/lived in California / Peru. Guillermo Acevedo is known for Native American and other figure drawing.
Biography Guillermo (GMO) Acevedo
Artist: Guillermo Acevedo (Peruvian-American: 1920-1988).
"Guillermo Acevedo was born on October 5, 1920, in Arequipa, a city situated at the foot of volcano Misti in Southern Peru. At the age of sixteen, he and his family moved to Lima where his father, a builder, architect and dreamer, followed a building boom to Peru's capital.
Guillermo studied art at Lima's Escuela Nacional de Bellas Artes, and for many years operated his own advertising business and commercial art studio in Lima before immigrating to the US in 1959.
After a very fruitful career in San Diego as an artist, he and his wife Lydia moved to San Francisco to continue his work. They remained there until his death in October, 1988. Lydia now lives in San
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