Robert Guino Quintero Lozano was born on 21 July 1968 in Ibagué, Colombia. He attended primary and secondary school and completed the fourth form. Since 2008 the artist has been suffering from a severe tetraplegia at the level of the C4 vertebra in conjunction with a pulmonary insufficiency. The injury was the result of a grave accident. Furthermore his left arm had to be amputated as a result of the injury. Since July 2010 he has been taking private art lessons from the well-known artist and painter Carlos Parra. His landscape and floral themes done in oil reveal artistic talent.
Date of birth: 21.07.1968
Scholarship holder since: 01.09.2012