A Day In The Life

Bogotà: A Day in the Life of Jesùs Leguizamo

Discover Bogotà, Colombia through the eyes of a local artist in, “A Day in the Life of Jesùs Leguizamo.” This week Jesus offers a peak into his daily life in the city, sharing his favorite spots along the way…

Saatchi Art Cat Jesùs Leguizamo

8:30 AM

From the window I see a friend sunbathing.

Saatchi Art envuelto de maiz

9:00 AM

My breakfast is simple – I do not usually eat too much. Today, a glass of juice and a “envuelto de maiz,” which is typical food of Colombia.

Saatchi Art bicycle Jesùs Leguizamo

11:30 AM

My studio is in the same house where I live, so I do not waste much time moving through the city. When I do, I use a bike.

Saatchi Art Museo del Oro Jesùs Leguizamo

1:00 PM

I like to periodically visit the “Museo del Oro”, I think it is a magical place.

Saatchi Art Bogotà Jesùs Leguizamo

The landscape around my walk through the city center is very special and I am pleased by the color and light.

Saatchi Art Studio Jesùs Leguizamo

2:00 PM

I try to spend much time in my studio as it is the place where I can think of complete calm. I am currently working on two portraits and some ideas for the next series of paintings.

Saatchi Art Studio 2 Jesùs Leguizamo

8:00 PM

In the evening, I take time to work on some photos for my future work, review some websites to summarize the day’s news.

Saatchi Art sketchbook Jesùs Leguizamo

10:00 PM

Before bed, I read a novel by a local writer on the history of my country, which gives me very pictorial ideas that I draw in my sketchbook.