Framed Print on Canvas By Rolando Segura.
Dimensions with Frame: 43''W x 55''H
About the Artist: Rolando Segura is a painter living and working in Dallas. Rolando was born in Havana, Cuba on 1971. He received a Bachelor degree in Painting from Havana National School of Art in 1990. Subsequent to that, he attended the Post-Graduate program in painting at the Institute Superior of Art in Havana, Cuba. Segura’s work has been represented in numerous Galleries in Cuba, Spain and South America. In 1999, he move to Rochester, NY, and participated in groups exhibitions at The Rochester University, Rochester Contemporary, Link Gallery, Hall Walls Center, in Buffalo, NY. and several of the regions Art fairs. Segura’s paintings, are transforming from the bright colors of his Island to the rustic old color from what he found in Texas. But the theme remains the same. In his work he talks about the old traditions of the places that he has lived.
In Cuba, the farmers (guajiros) are becoming the Cowboys and the Native Americans in the west. In both places the people who made the living from the land, keeping the values and traditions of generations before. His work has almost a romantic feeling of the man in love with his land.The paintings are made of acrylic and oil on canvas using a mixture of a paste to get an effect of thickness on the rustic pictures. Since 2010 Segura has been living and working as an Art teacher in the Dallas area.