Jose Hector Alvarenga, San Salvador Member Since January 2009 Artist Statement My name is Jose Hector Alvarenga, born on May 22nd 1974 in El Salvador. I moved to Los Angeles, California when I was 12 years old in 1986. I have been living here in El Salvador since 2006. I'm currently a member of ADAPES(Plastic Artists Asociation of El Salvador) which gives me the chance to exhibit my artwork in local galleries.
I'm a big fan of classical realistic paintings, and find inspiration in the works done by the old masters and some contemporary realists painters. I have been painting in oils since 1996, but ever since 2007 have I been very active painting. I love so many aspects of painting, that is for me what it describes me. I am my paintings, that's how I express myself and my passion.