Competition: Latin America & Caribbean
As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1939–40:
(Profile photograph: Roberto Berdecio, Calle Orizaba 93A, Mexico City)
Latin American Exchange Fellows, 1939
Appointed from Mexico:
BERDECIO, ROBERTO: Appointed for creative work in painting; tenure, twelve months from November 2, 1939.
Born October 20, 1908, at Sucre, Bolivia. Education: National Academy of Fine Arts, Buenos Aires, 1935; Academy of Fine Arts, La Paz, Bolivia, 1927–29.
Member of the Siqueiros Experimental Workshop, 1936–37.
Exhibited in La Paz, Mexico City and New York City.