Teodoro E. Núñez Ureta

Fellow: Awarded 1943

Field of Study: Fine Arts

Competition: Latin America & Caribbean

Born: 04-01-1912

Website: http://www.teodoronunezureta.com/

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1943–44:

Latin American Exchange Fellows, 1943:

Appointed from Peru:

NÚÑEZ URETA, TEODORO. Appointed for creative work in painting, and for studies of trends in contemporary American art; tenure, twelve months from January 1, 1944.

Born April 1, 1912, Arequipa, Peru. Education:  University of San Agustin, Arequipa, Ph.D., 1936. Private studies in art.

Professor of the History of Art, 1936—, Director of the Institute of Art, 1941, University of San Agustin, Arequipa.

Exhibitions: Arequipa, Peru, 1927, 1934, 1937, 1940; Cuzco, Peru, 1932; Lima, Peru, 1943; Santiago, Chile, 1933; New York City, 1944. Murals executed for the Municipal Building, Arequipa. Awarded first prize in the Arequipa Fourth Centenary Celebration.

Publications:  El Sentido de lo Grotesco a través de la Historia del Arte, 1936; La Poesía en el Peru, 1940; Nuestro Paisaje, 1942. Articles in El Sur, Noticias, El Pueblo, La Prensa, El Comercio.