Pedro Fuertes

An international artist, Pedro Fuertes Bolanos was born in Lima, Peru, February 22, 1958 in Jesus Maria, Lima, and grew up in the district of El Agustino, Lima . He studied in the College of Jose Carlos Mariategui.

To defray the costs of his studies, Mr. Fuertes sold his artwork to tourists. Against the opposition of his family, he entered the Escuela de Bellas Artes of Peru in 1976, and by the end of that year, he had formed the group EMBA with which he performed in the municipality of Huanuco. At the end of three years he left the school, but not the practice of painting itself, partly for economic reasons, but also because of se