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Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks. Simonides

Gilberto Aquino

Gilberto Aquino

Self-taught painter, born in El Salvador on the bosom of a family of farmers. He grew up surrounded by people and hospital workers who were able to instill strong moral character and shape their good man.

After completing his secondary studies at the Don Bosco College, traveled to Costa Rica, where he has lived since then and decided to cultivate the art that from childhood had been his greatest dream: painting.

He has successfully developed various techniques. Among them, acrylic, especially with lots of texture, outstanding feature throughout his work, like the elegance and good taste.

His works have been exhibited in Costa Rica and other countries like Mexico, Germany, Panama, El Salvador.

Gilberto Aquino

Pintor autodidacta, nacido en El Salvador en el seno de una familia de origen campesino. Creció rodeado por personas trabajadoras y hospitalarias, quienes supieron inculcarle sólidos principios morales y forjar su carácter de hombre de bien. Después de cursar sus estudios secundarios en el Colegio Don Bosco, en 1972 viajó a Costa Rica, país en donde reside desde entonces y en el que decidió cultivar el arte que desde niño había sido su mayor anhelo: la pintura.

Ha desarrollado con gran éxito varias técnicas. Entre ellas destaca el acrílico, sobre todo con mucha textura, característica sobresaliente en toda su obra. También ha experimentando con diferentes elementos y materiales.

Ha expuesto sus pinturas en Costa Rica y en otros países.

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