I started this abstract painting thinking I’ll use mostly black and white… but color always creeps in for me! I call this one “City Smog”, in honor of our trip to Mexico City. (Although, I must say it wasn’t nearly as smoggy as I thought it might be.)
About Derek Alvarez
Derek Alvarez has been creating art since he was 3 years old. One of his drawings was exhibited on a nation-wide tour at age 12. He earned an art scholarship to the University of Arizona, focusing on oil painting, graduating in 2004, Magna cum Laude. He began selling his oil paintings while still in college, exhibiting his work in Scottsdale, Arizona and New York City. His work can be found in several public and private collections throughout the country. Currently, he is working as a full-time artist in Guanajuato, Mexico, traveling with his wife and two sons, and shipping his artwork throughout the world.