El Baca, by Ada Balcacer

El Baca,
oil on canvas

About the Artist

Ada Balcácer was born in Santo Domingo, on June 16, 1930, in the town of San Carlos de Tenerife. Some initial drawing skills became a permanent source of creativity with the guidance of Manolo Pascual in drawing, Josep Gausachs y Gilberto Hernández Ortega in painting, and the brush gestures of Celeste Woss y Gil, at the National School of Fine Arts Santo Domingo, from which she graduated in 1951.

: Biography of Ada Balcácer by Myrna Guerrero