Leonardo Hidalgo is one of the busiest miami based leading neo_pop artists whose work has attracted international acclaim and is collected worldwide for his fine art paintings, and memorable portraits of famous faces. Ecuadorian by birth, Hidalgo has made the United States his home since 1990 and breathes and lives painting as a career ever since.
Amazingly he does not limit his mediums and is widely recognised for his eye popping vibrant colora bd glits and glamour timeless executions. He melds photography, computer graphics, paint and fabric to create his wide variety of individual art pieces. He is one of those artists whose work creates the visual memory of our popular culture.
Hidalgo lived in Arizona, where he went to ASU Tempe, and then later studied at the Fort Lauderdale Art Institute. Since then he has traveled around Europe, Asia and South America where he further cultivated his art skills. He began ainting at a very young age after his grandmother taught himthe technical aspects of drawing and painting. His main sources of inspiration are traveling, famous people who have changed the world, music, Japanese culture, photography, history and the magic of every day life and people.
He has been commissioned by corporate, public and private entities, including singer Marc Anthony, Alejandro Sanz, Hillary Clinton, President Martelly, Janine Howard, Enrique Iglesias, Dan Marino…