Seattle-based artist Alfredo Arregin has exhibited his work internationally, most recently at the Museo de Cadiz in Spain (2015). He has had solo exhibitions at the Linda Hodges gallery since 2001. Arregin has a long and distinguished list of achievements. In 1979, he was selected to represent the United States at the 11th international painting festival in Cagnes-sur-Mer, France, where he received the "palm of the people" award. In 1980, he received a scholarship from the National endowment for the arts. In 1988, in a competition involving more than 200 portfolios, arregen was commissioned to design a poster for the centennial celebration of Washington state (the image is his painting "Washingtonia"); in the same year, He was invited to design an Easter egg at the White house. Perhaps the turning point of his success came in 1994, when the Smithsonian institution acquired his triptych "Sueno" ("Dream: eve before Adam") for inclusion in the collection of the National Museum of American art. A year later, in 1995, Arregin received the OHTLI award, the highest recognition by the government of Mexico for the commitment of outstanding individuals who promote Mexican culture abroad.