Campo E. Fuenmayor ’69 died on March 22, 2001, in Barranquilla, Colombia.
(The following was published by Second Wiki on March 22, 2001)
Campo Elías Romero Fuenmayor (Gamarra, Cesar, January 24, 1944 – Barranquilla, March 22, 2001) was a Colombian writer, journalist, art critic and teacher.
Graduated in philosophy from the Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana de Medellín, he continued his art studies at various universities in the United States, such as Bowdoin College, the Catholic University of America in Washington, DC, and Harvard. He developed an intense cultural work in Barranquilla, from his position as professor of humanities and art at the Universities of the North and the Atlantic. He was also a columnist for the Caribbean newspapers and El Heraldo de Barranquilla, reporter and pianist. He was the creator of the first virtual museum of art of the Costa Caribe, the Virtual Museum of Aesthetics of the Universidad del Norte.