Oscar Ríos Ochoa
Born in Guatemala City in July the 16th, 1978.
He brought up his nonfigurative realistic style in his father’s permanent studio, the very well established sculptor Oscar Rios, who passed away in 2004. Oscar Ríos Ochoa has participated in many different workshops in painting and sculpture. He has also attended a steelwork workshop with the famous Larry Sterling. He has also been part of group shows with Foundations, Art Galleries and Museums in Guatemala and El Salvador, among some of the most recent, are: Special Arts Foundation in 2003, 2004 and 2005 Rozas Botrán Foundation in 2004 and 2005 El Tunel Gallery (Guatemala City) 2005 and 2006. Ríos exhibits his work permanently in the most important art galleries in the Guatemala, such as Rocío Quiroa Art Gallery, El Tunel and in Antigua, Guatemala, at La Antigua Gallery of Art and occasionally in El Sitio (in charge of cultural proyects in this colonial city).