ECA Art News Briefs

Luis Del Valle Peralta Honored for Portrait of Archbishop Oscar Romero

The National Museum of Catholic Art and Library (NMCAL) honored Luis Del Valle Peralta with the 2015 Portrait Award this week. His portrait of Archbishop Oscar Romero, who preached against social injustice, poverty, assassination, and torture in El Salvador.  NMCAL commissioned the portrait in honor of Romero’s Canonization after his assassination in 1980.

(Image courtesy of Luis Peralta)