Nico Amortegui (MALO)

  Nico Amortegui (MALO) is a native of Bogot√°, Colombia, who has lived and worked in the Southeast since immigrating to the United States in 1996. By his own nature, Nico has always been an artist working in the fields of photography, design, and visual arts since age 15.¬† A product of a large, close-knit family, Nico grew up surrounded by artists, learning carpentry, photography, interior design, and painting along the way. Throughout his 20s, Nico focused on photography, traveling throughout the US to shoot for various modeling agencies.. Today, Nico resides in Charlotte, NC. He now focuses on painting, sculpting and woodworking with found objects.