Category: Honduras People

Luis H. Padilla – Honduran Painter

After finishing his studies at the National School of Arts in Honduras, Luis H. Padilla (1947) decided to explore a number of languages seeking to increase his knowledge of sociological issues. His first works resemble Mexican muralists, but he quickly shifted towards a more direct and sarcastic figuration, all at the end of the 1960s.…

Hermes Maltez Armijo – Honduras Painter

It’s easy to see where Hermes Maltez Armijo (1951) inspired himself, almost all of his worked is linked to the critical realism sytel. It is certain that he based his work in some of the Mexican muralists and booming local trends in his academy. Furthermore, he was the protégé of Dante Lazzaroni, an artist accustomed…

Honduran Artists – Mario Castillo

Mario Castillo was born in the city of San Pedro Sula, north of the country in 1932. is another artist who had to leave the country to be convinced of his virtues. His artistic training came directly from the Fine Arts Academy in Rome. In 1958, upon graduation, he returned to Honduras to meet the…