Biography


Pedro Guevara was born in Cali, Colombia. He moved to the United States in 1985 and has lived in South Carolina, and now lives in the Houston area. Pedro is formally educated in Psychology and Nursing.  

Pedro has always been interested in art and self expression; as child he enjoyed drawing, and as an adolescent he became interested in poetry; but art has always been his primary interest. His drawing, Shatter, was chosen from his high school art class to compete in the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.

In college he took his first drawing class. His final class project, Monk, was recognized at a local competition. Pedro then began course work in painting. It was here that his unique style began to develop. Pedro’s style is design to assault the viewer’s eyes with bright colors and smooth lines; yet his paintings depict serene images.

Although he continued to paint on and off, Pedro concentrated in obtaining his Psychology degree at the University of Houston. Pedro worked in the field of Psychology for a few years, but found that Psychology wasn’t for him. In addition to art he has always sought to make people feel better. His wish to help people led him to nursing. Pedro obtained his nursing license in 2009.

In 2010 Pedro began volunteering at Methodist Hospital. As a volunteer at Methodist Hospital, Pedro draws for the patients. Shortly after volunteering for a couple of weeks he started painting again. His early paintings were based on his volunteer drawings. His more recent paintings have refined his style and broaden the subject matter. But at the root of all his original paintings is a personal experience or an emotion that serve as his inspiration.