Alberto Silva gre up in in Mexican State of Puebla and moved to the United States when he was 16. His oil paintings are inspired by scenes of his native country. Each of them tells a story. For example, the stree in a Puebla scene, painted both in daytime and nighttime, is almost deserted. Silva states that this is a sad commentary. Most of the natives have emigrated to the United States.
Silva is mainly self-taught. He paints in oils, and makes use of the impasto technique, applying the paint with a small knife.
He can be reached at (914) 330-6181 and is available for commissions.
For more information, please call: 693-6614.