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Alonso Neira Martinez

Alonso Neira was a Colombian sculptor.

1913. December 27. Born in Bogota, Colombia

His first encounter with sculpture was through ceramic. He helped in his father's (don Segundo Neira) pottery shop named "Etruria" which was open between 1890 and 1952.

1933. Went into the School of Beaux Arts in Bogota where he studied painting and sculpture with: Domingo Rodriguez, Gustavo Arcila Uribe, Domingo Moreno Otero, Carlos Reyes, Ramon Barba and Eugenio Zerda.

1935. Makes monument to the Chia (Moon) Goddess in Chia (Cundinamarca) along with Martin A. Jimenez and Luis A. Sanchez

1936. Finalizes Art Studies.

1938 - 1957. Professor ...

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