Arturo Alonzo Sandoval is a fiber artist whose experimental techniques and expressive interpretations have earned him an international reputation. A Professor of Art at the University of Kentucky Arturo has earned the respect of his students and the admiration of Lexington, his home town, and its art community. Arturo is one of Kentucky's most original, influential and significant artists. Because he creates an extensive collection of work his artwork is everywhere. His work is in the collections of the New York City Museum of Modern Art's Architecture and Design Collection, as well as galleries and private collections throughout the United States and the world.
Artist's Statement My need is to somehow find magnificence in this fodder and to create beauty from the residue of our culture. My place in the total world order is realized in the art that I create.