Augusto Rivera was a Colombian painter and sculptor of international renown. Born in Cartagena in 1898, he began to study art in the Academy of San-Bartolome, then academia de Bellas Artes de Santo Domingo in 1916. He finished the course in 1920 and moved to Madrid where he studied at the San Fernando Academy of Fine Arts. In 1931 he got the first prize in the National Art Contest. Afterwards, he was appointed by the government as a professor of drawing at the National School of Fine Arts in Bogota. He had a significant influence as an instructor in the field of painting and sculpture in Colombia.
Augusto Rivera, Colombian Artist, Bogota art, South American Art, Colombian painting.
— Mei Wang
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