Bio

 

Nestor Madalengoitia

 

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 currently lives and works in Poughkeesie NY.

 

Nestor’s work is inspired by the work of the pre-Columbian Peruvian Paracas tapestry with a modern understanding which define his own visual and conceptual vocabulary that emerged through his focus on the point on 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 is now working in a body of work about portraits of citizens of Poughkeepsie NY . His murals can be appreciated in public spaces in Poughkeepsie and other localities such as Washington DC, Sussex Canada, the Florida Keys, Lima Peru and Cajabamba Peru.