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Alberto Ruiz-Vela

 (1920 - 2016)
Alberto Ruiz-Vela was active/lived in Illinois, California / Mexico.  Alberto Ruiz Vela is known for easel and mural painting, cityscape, bull fights, landscape.

Alberto Ruiz-Vela

When he originally began his career Alberto Vela painted the bull fights every Sunday in Torreon Coahuila Mexico, and they would be published in the newspaper El Ciglo. He also painted murals in hotels and government buildings that still stand today.  He is considered one of Torreon’s accomplished artists and claim him as their own.
He searched for opportunities in Florida, Chicago Illinois, New York and finally Los Angeles, California. He preferred to live in small towns and lived in Chino, California with his wife Guillermina and three children Rosario, Gabriela, and Alberto. After raising his children, for a period of time, he moved back to Mexico, but returned to the USA three years later and lived in Cottonwood  ...  Displaying 750 of 2019 characters.

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About  Alberto Ruiz-Vela

Born:  1920 - Mexico City, Mexico
Died:   2016 - Cottonwood, Arizona
Known for:  easel and mural painting, cityscape, bull fights, landscape