Gilberto Aquino Perez
Gilberto Aquino Perez (1954-2021)
Perez was born in El Salvador, in the heart of a humble peasant family and hospitable people. He completed his high school education at Don Bosco College and in 1972 traveled to Costa Rica, where he pursued his childhood dream as an artist. Perez remained in Costa Rica until his death in September 2021.
Gilberto cultivated many different artistic techniques, but focused primarily in acrylics, and later watercolors. His work is characterized for its rich texture and vibrant colors. Perez had numerous solo and collective expositions in Costa Rica and other countries.
From the artist:
Read about Gilberto Aquino Perez in The Howler Magazine, La Nacion, Ancora, and A.M. Costa Rica.
Exhibit Opening: August 20, 2011.