Pedro Diego Alvarado was born in Mexico City 1956 in a family of engravers and painters. He moved to Paris in 1977 to study at the Ecole National des Beaux Arts. Henri Cartier-Bresson becomes his friend and mentor. At the Atelier Clot Bramsen et Georges, he learns lithography. Back in Mexico, during the decade of the eighties, he paints in the studio of the painter Ricardo Martínez and learns the Venetian Technique with the painter Vlady (Serge). In 1984, Alvarado holds his first one man show in the Galería de Arte Mexicano, and in 1991 he paints a 60 square meter mural for the lobby of the Museo Amparo in Puebla, Mexico. In England, during 1994, Alvarado works as assistant to the Nicaraguan painter Armando Morales. Pedro Diego Alvarado presents individual exhibitions regularly and has participated in many collective shows in Mexico and internationally.