I work as an artist to inspire people around the world to value and protect Biodiversity and the human communities around it.
— Arturo Laime
About Arturo Laime
Arturo Laime is a Peruvian artist based in the Black Forest, who works mainly in painting and mixed media. His expressionist artwork has elements from the Latin American magic realism. In his work he reflects on issues of social justice and the importance of protecting places with rich variety of life forms.
He studied fine arts at Sachs Art Institute in Lima. Since then, he works as a full time artist, presenting art projects, teaching art techniques & creativity at workshops, and selling his work from his Studio & galleries.
From 2006 to 2013 He founded & directed Amazon Action, an organization focused on eco-social initiatives in Peruvian Amazon rainforest.
Arturo came to Germany in 2013, living the first 7 years in Frankfurt am Main. In 2020, he moved to Gernsbach, in the northern Black Forest, where since then he has directed and participated in numerous artistic and cultural projects.
During his career he had several exhibitions, both in America and Europe, and has being featured by major media outlets. His work is part of public & private collections in 4 continents
When not in the Studio, he likes to train in the gym and go walk to find inspiration in his beloved black forest.