Nestor Madalengoitia - Sculpture and Painting
Born in 1959 in Lima, Peru, Nestor is a portrait and mural artist. He was educated at the Catholic University of Lima-Peru, and SUNY New Paltz, NY. He lives and works in Poughkeepsie, NY. Nestor's work is inspired by the work of pre-Columbian Peruvian Paracas tapestry with a modern understanding which defines his own visual and conceptual vocabulary that emerged through his focus on the point of intersection between visual effect and the meaning of the subject. Nestor's paintings have been seen in numerous exhibitions and collections in New York City, the Hudson Valley, and Lima Peru.
Nestor also Is exploring sculpture using styrofoam as his material. Recently, he sculpted “The Nurse”, a nine feet high representation of a nurse. This sculpture will in view In different locations throughout the Hudson Valley.