Oscar Júlian Peña Bonilla was born on 24 May 2001 in Pamplona, Norte de Santander. The boy was born without arms and has been painting with his left foot since the age of two. Presently he is attending grade five of primary school and is at the top of his class on account of his outstanding achievements. In December 2010 the boy received a visit from VDMFK student member and mouth painter Néstor Raul Ruiz Portilla who motivated him to continue his efforts in painting and drawing. Furthermore Oscar Júlian Peña Bonilla attends private painting classes with the well-known art teacher Oscar Raul Caicedo Anaya.
Date of birth: 24.05.2001
Scholarship holder since: 01.03.2012