CHAPTER II – Apprenticeship and Early Professional Years: Lima, Bogotá, Santiago, 1966 - 1972

Working at studio, School of Fine Arts, Lima 1967

Opens up his first art studio at Jr. Lampa, one block from the Cathedral of Lima in the center of the city. Starts teaching at Pestalozzi School and at Túpac Amaru School, both in Lima; the disciplines taught are History of Art, Painting and Drawing.

Studio at Jr. Lampa, Lima 1970

Graduates with honors, Summa Cum Laude and is awarded the Prize National Superior School of Fine Arts. He is conferred two Diplomas, one that Certifies him as Professor of Plastic Arts and the other as Professional Artist, confirming he has concluded 6 years of instructions in the Fine Arts. Continues teaching while fully committed to his artistic production.

Studio at 4130 Arequipa Avenue, Lima 1976

Studio at Jr. Lampa, Lima 1969

First Prize Painting Competition Municipality of San Isidro, including Medal, Diploma and Cash, Lima.

Selected to represent Perú at the III Biennial of Coltejer Medellín, Colombia. Gets Acquisition Prize for his work, Homage to Dürer, the work is now in the Art Collection XX Century, Medellín, Colombia. Peruvian representative together with Fernando de Szyszlo and Tilsa Tsuchiya to the International Contemporary Art Exhibition, Santiago, Chile. Marries Haydee Benites Flores. First Prize, including, Diploma, Gold Medal and Cash, First Salon of Painting Good Year, Lima.The Acquisition Prize Painting Winner is now in the Collection of ICPNA, Lima. Honorable Mention, Art in the Park, Municipality of Miraflores. Awarded the British Council Fellowship to study at Cardiff College of Art, Wales, UK.

With Jorge Becerra, Augusto Ortiz de Zevallos and

Henry Meyric-Hughes, Assistant to the President of

the British Council in Perú, Lima 1972

Taking the flight to London UK, Lima Airport, August 1972

Travels to England, lives and works in Cardiff and London between 1972 and 1975