Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in 1951, Alfredo Benavidez Bedoya devotes his artistic talents to the field of relief printmaking.

 

His artistic works are featured in prominent collections, both private and public in Argentina and abroad, and are condensed in four books containing literary narratives and critiques.

 

His initial studies were conducted under José Rueda and Antonio Pujía, and later completed at the National School of Fine Arts “Prilidiano Pueyrredón”.  He has been awarded a scholarship by the Ibero-American Cooperation Institute (ICI-Spain) and, in 1999, the Guggenheim Scholarship for Graphic Arts.

 

He has been the Director of the School of Fine Arts “Manuel Belgrano”, Chancellor of the College of Fine Arts “Ernesto de la Cárcova”, and Dean of Graduate Studies in Visual Arts at the National Art Institute.  He has also been on the teaching faculty of Art History at the Fine Arts department of the National University of La Plata.

 

His artistic works are featured in prominent collections, both private and public in Argentina and abroad, and are condensed in four books containing literary narratives and critiques.

 

He has also illustrated various books in Japan and the United States, for authors such as Salman Rushdie and Daniel Grandbois.  He is the founder of the Año Verde publisher and participates – alone or with other artists – in various research projects.

Selection of works featured at ALEF 2016

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