Hugo Alvarado Media coverage

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Hugo on cover of StarPhoenix Bridges Magazine

Remembering Hugo

Hugo Alvarado Obituary

From the Saskatoon StarPhoenix: Hugo Alvarado was a painter. He painted houses. Hugo immigrated in 1976 to Canada after leaving his birthplace of Santiago, Chile. He was a giant, and he lived a brilliant, epic, and unbelievable life.

Saturday, May 23, 2020

Saskatoon artistic community mourns painter Hugo Alvarado

From CBC News: Alvarado was well-known for his work in the community. Tributes for well-known Saskatoon painter Hugo Alvarado have begun pouring in since his death on Saturday.

Monday, May 25, 2020

'I will never forget Hugo': Saskatoon artist, philanthropist passes away at 71

From CTV News: SASKATOON -- Remembered for his generosity to the community and his love and passion for art, Hugo Alvarado, 71, died on Saturday. His daughter Raquel Alvarado posted on Facbook Saturday night in memory of her father.

Sunday, May 24, 2020

Saskatoon artist Hugo Alvarado dead at 71, created art until 'almost his last breath'

From the Saskatoon StarPhoenix: "True to form, he passed surrounded by love and creativity, and I’m confident that even though he couldn’t say it out loud, he knew wasn’t alone."

Sunday, May 24, 2020

TV & Radio Interviews

CTV Saskatoon Interviews

CTV television interview with Raquel, Paloma, and Don Greer

Aired: May 24, 2020

Saskatoon Morning - Leisha Grebinski interviews Ricardo.

CBC Radio interview. Well-known Saskatoon artist and social activist Hugo Alvarado died over the weekend. We speak with his son Ricardo.

Aired: May 25, 2020

Gormley interviews Raquel Alvarado

CJME / CKOM Radio interview. A well-known Saskatoon artist and philanthropist has died. Hugo's daughter Raquel Alvarado joins Gormley to tell us about the life of her extraordinary father.

Aired: May 26, 2020

CTV NEWS Saskatoon interview with Hugo Alvarado

CTV NEWS Saskatoon interview with Hugo Alvarado and Laurie O'Conner regarding the Artists Against Hunger Auction.

March 14, 2019

Hugo Alvarado speaks about CBC Saskatoon's Comfort and Joy campaign

Artist Hugo Alvarado spoke to Saskatoon Morning host Leisha Grebinski about his painting for CBC's Comfort and Joy campaign in 2016.

May 25, 2016

Citizen of the Year

Saskatoon Express: Citizen of the Year

Saskatoon Express community newspaper article about Hugo Alvarado . . . Citizen of the Year.

Monday, January 15, 2018

CTV Saskatoon Citizen of the Year: Hugo Alvarado

Artist Hugo Alvarado, CTV Saskatoon's Citizen of the Year, sits down with Jeff in studio.

Friday, Jan. 5, 2018

CTV Saskatoon Citizen of the Year Hugo Alvarado

Saskatoon artist Hugo Alvarado talks to Stephanie Massicotte about receiving the annual honour.

Friday, Jan. 5, 2018

CTV Saskatoon Citizen of the Year

Jeff Bollenbach announces this year's CTV Saskatoon Citizen of the Year.

Friday, Jan. 5, 2018

Hugo Alvarado named CTV Saskatoon's Citizen of the Year

From the Saskatoon StarPhoenix: In recognition of his work as both an artist and an advocate in the city, Hugo Alvarado has been named CTV Saskatoon's citizen of the year.

Monday, Jan. 1, 2018

Hugo Alvarado named Citizen of the Year

Hugo Alvarado has been named the CTV Saskatoon Citizen of the Year. Laura Woodward has his story.

Monday, Jan. 1, 2018

About Hugo & his Community Involvement

Hugo Alvarado's life of masterpieces: From Chilean political exile to art-driven philanthropist

From the Saskatoon StarPhoenix: With longer grey hair, a grey beard and a pair of glasses, Alvarado is 69-years-old, but says he feels closer to 35 or 40.

Friday, February 23, 2018

A look inside a renowned Saskatoon artist's home.

From the Saskatoon StarPhoenix Bridges magazine: Renowned artist Hugo Alvarado's house is full of treasures - of the artistic and animal kind.

Friday, February 04, 2015

CTV Saskatoon: Artists Against Hunger auction

Yvonne Hason and Hugo Alvarado preview the upcoming Artists Against Hunger auction.

Friday, Mar. 4, 2016