About the artist:
Originally from Santiago, Chile, Luis Rivera has been living in Brazil about 40 years. Following his pasion for nature, L. Rivera has traveled to all the secret paradises in the Brazilian forest, going deep to Amazonas jungle, also discovering virgin beaches in the tropical coast by trekking, when this places was already undiscovered, or going through mountains across the south American jungle. Today he lives in a country house inside a protected forest near to Sao Paulo metropolis, where he uses to receive the visit of tucans, parrots, jacús, saracuras, and other wild animals. Rivera translates his passion for nature in magnificent and colorful artwork that could be defined like surrealistic with a tendency to naif. Graduated in Architecture by the Universidad Catolica de Santiago de Chile, and graduated in Arts by the Academia de Artes Totila Albert, Chile, his artwork has been exhibited in Brazil, Chile, Italy, USA and Spain and it art has been subject of post stamps, corporate calendars, puzzles for UNICEF, and many others. Contact to L. Rivera could be made either in Spanish, English, Portuguese or French.