Alfredo Zalce 1924-29 He studied in the Academia de San Carlos in Mexico City, having as teachers Germán Gedovius, Sóstenes Ortega, Carlos Dublán among others. At the same time, he participated in the student movement in favor of an autonomous university and the struggle, headed by Diego Rivera, to reform the Fine Arts School. 1933 Founding member of the League of Writers and Revolutionary Artists. (LEAR) 1935 Participated in the “Cultural Missions,” promoted by José Vasconcelos, by traveling thru the states of Zacatecas, Veracruz, Hidalgo, Puebla and Colima. 1940 His work is selected, by the Museum of Modern Art of New York, to be included in the exhibition “Twenty Centuries of Mexican Art”. 1957 He paints the fresco mural “Hidalgo’s Importance in the Independence” Government Palace, Morelia, Michoacan. 1987 Retrospective exhibition in the Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum, Chicago, IL. 1996 Traveling exhibition “Total Zalce” Museum of Contemporary Art of Morelia, Olga Acosta and Chávez Morado Museum of Guanajuato, and the National Gallery of the Fine Arts, Mexico City.