He obtained his bachelor’s degree in Geography and History, with a specialty in Art History from the University of Seville, and was awarded a Ph.D. in the same area of study by the National Extension University of Madrid. At present he is Principal Lecturer of the National University of San Marcos in Lima, Peru. He has been editor of the Art Journal KANTU from 1986 to 1990; Executive Director of Inventory and Research of the Movable Asset Cultural Heritage for the National Institute of Culture; Director of the Museum of Art of the National University of San Marcos; director of the Academic-Professional School of Art of the National University of San Marcos; as well as Director of the Academic-Professional School of Conservation and Restoration of the National University of San Marcos.
Notable among his numerous publications are: Fondo Pro Recuperación del Patrimonio Cultural de la Nación. Historia de un Sueño” in Nuestra Memoria Puesta en Valor. Patrimonio Cultural del Perú. Lima: Serie Arte y Tesoros del Perú del BCP, 2014; “Cristo en la Cruz” in Las Cruces de Lima. Lima: ICTYS, 2014 o Mater Admirabilis: La Devoción Mariana en el Perú. Lima: Banco de Crédito del Perú and Catedral de Lima, 2000.