Last Rites Gallery is pleased to announce its 5 Year Anniversary Show that will feature over forty works of art by a selection of its acclaimed roster of artists. April 13—May 18, 2013. Opening Reception: Saturday, April 13, 7pm – 12am Continue reading
Antonio Roybal (born October 1, 1976) is an American fine-art painter and sculptor from Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Roybal studied fine art at The Colorado Institute of Art but is mostly self taught. He studied Art with Austrian artist Ernst Fuchs at his Villa in the South of France.
Roybal’s work is inspired by Northern Renaissance Art and early Mannerism. His influences are numerous, including Jan Van Eyck, El Greco, and Hieronymus Bosch. Contemporary influences include Ernst Fuchs, Remedios Varo and Mark Ryden. In 2002, he was named one of the top 100 contemporary Hispanic artists by The National Hispanic Cultural Center.
Roybal maintains a small studio in Santa Fe and now lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
"My job is to bring the Divine closer to the earthly and the everyday closer to the Sacred."