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urs steiger
pedernales - Ecuador
Oil Painting - Nature

URS STEIGER was born on 25th of may 1956 in Wattwil, switzerland

In 1990 he went to visit Ecuador and he was fascinated about this marvelous
country with its beautiful landscapes and seasights, unique on earth

Two years later he decided to leave switzerland and settle himself in Ecuador
where he got married

he loved always art and he made friendship with some artits of Riobamba
where he lived before

when he visited on a saturday in march 2000 a friend in his studio he found himself
with a brush in his hand and his friend told him "you are also an artist"
factor that helped to think about colors, drawings, paintings etc

his mind was definive contaminated with art and the influence of "Gemini" began
to show its power

after a while working with coal drawing he painted his first canvas with ordinary
paint and it wasn´t even bad so he started with oil

later another friend (artist of course) needed to learn German, so urs interchanged
his knowledge and got in...
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