ALVARO GALINDO VÁCHA
His career leads him to the investigation of the processes of visual understanding, he studies in depth various theories of the perception of the human being. He moved to Spain to study with the restorers of the Sistine Chapel, Restoration of Mural Painting. With an interdisciplinary group, and under the supervision of Sabino Giovannoni, Nazzareno Gabrielli, Heinz Leitner and Fabrizio Bandini, he restores the Cathedral of Alcalá de Henares. This experience marks him in his inclination for the Visual Arts. Study Engraving at the Rosenell Baud Workshop.
His concern for the form and expressive tools, in the Arts, and Design make him linked to educational work, for more than 15 years, the teacher Galindo, transmits his knowledge in different Universities of the country. He was the founder of the Industrial Design career at the Universidad de los Andes, has given several postgraduate courses and refresher courses for teachers. In the same way, he has developed various investigations of vital importance for the University.
His work has been recognized and exhibited on several occasions in Colombia, Canada, Mexico and the Russian Federation. He has been awarded first place at the III International Biennial of Modern Graphic, in Novosibirsk, Siberia. Likewise, it is in collections in the Inter-American Development Bank, the Novosibirisk Art Gallery, in the collection of the Externado University of Colombia, Banco de Bogotá, the National Museum of Colombia and private collections around the world.