Guadalupe River Splendor. Oil on Board, 32×32, By Roberto Ugalde. Roberto was born in Queretaro, Mexico. He was classically trained with old masters technique at the Instistuto Nacional de Bellas Artes. He excels in his use of oil using a palette knife and heavy paint strokes and recently began experimenting with liquid industrial oil paint dropped in a horizontal board and manipulating the color to mix them and control the shapes of his subjects. He has shown and sold his work through commissions and museums and galleries in Mexico and the U.S. he emigrated to the U.S. in 1994.