Edwin Salgado Villarreal
He was born in Barranquilla, Colombia, in 1972. He studied public accounting, advertising and graphic design, 4 years of fine arts at the Faculty of Fine Arts of the Universidad del Atlántico - Barranquilla, Colombia.
Edwin Salgado is a figurative artist, but his works are transformed into elaborate pieces of contemporary art through the application of augmented reality technology and interactivity.
In his work, he shows all the passion he has with wildlife, which is always present in his canvases. On some occasions, Edwin mixes wildlife with everyday life generating surreal works. Edwin is venturing into interactive art, using augmented reality to highlight his works. Edwin mixes figurative art with contemporary art, creating unique pieces that make us live new experiences and sensations