Alfredo Rodriguez was born in 1954 in the small Mexican town of Tepic, Nayarit, near Mexico City, and grew up alongside the Uchioli Indians. His work, portraits and genre scenes from the life of Indians and white settlers, gold diggers and cowboys have gained international fame. It conveys the spirit of the era, taking the viewer into the bright and colorful world of the American West. Its mountainous and desert landscapes, striking in their beauty and majesty, emphasize the characters of the main characters. Rodriguez defines his style of painting as traditional, classical realism plus a bit of impressionism.