Diego Marcial Rios
War or Peace?
International Art Exhibition
Diego Marcial Rios lives in the San Francisco Bay Area and paints in acrylics. He graduated with honors with an M.A./M.F.A. from the University of Wisconsin at Madison, Department of Fine Arts Graduate School and a B.F.A. from University of California at Berkeley. Diego has a C.L.P. from the University of San Francisco. He received a number of fellowships for his Academic study. His artwork illustrates many complex social-economic issues faced by contemporary society.
Diego Marcial Rios' fine art has been included in more than 500 exhibitions from Japan to Bulgaria. He is in a number of Museum Collections: The Auchenbach Foundation Collection at the Palace of the Legion of Honor Museum in San Francisco, Coos Art Museum, Coos Bay, Oregon; Laguna Beach Museum, Laguna Beach, CA.; Museo National De La Estampa, Mexico City, Mexico, etc.
He has also illustrated a number of books and his work is part of a number of Public Collections: Madison Art Center, WI; Mission Cultural Center, SF; Irish Arts Council, Belfast, Ireland and many more. He has appeared as a speaker on Art and been interviewed on Television, Radio and one Movie. His artwork has been included in many magazines. Diego has been a recent guest speaker at UC Merced, St. Mary's College, San Jose State University, De Anza College, University of Chicago, University of Springfield.
I am a political artist. Art can be the inspiration for positive social change. War is never the answer! Art and Love will defeat human suffering!