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Alberto Vela

 (1920 - 2006)
Alberto Ruiz Vela was active/lived in Illinois, California / Mexico.  Alberto Vela is known for cityscape, bull fights, landscape, mural.

Biography  
Alberto Vela


Biography from the Archives of askART

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.


Biography from ArtSanDiego
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

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


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About  Alberto Vela

Born:  1920 - Mexico City, Mexico
Died:   2006 - U.S.
Known for:  cityscape, bull fights, landscape, mural