(Born 1935, Mexican American) Born in Morelia, Michoacan, Mexico, at age nine Arreguin was the youngest pupil at the Morelia School of Fine Art.
Coming to the United States in 1959, Arreguin earned his Bachelor of Arts in 1967 and his Master of Fine Arts in 1969. Ten years later he was selected to represent the United States at the 11th International Festival of Painting at Cagnes-sur-Mer, France, where he won the Palm of the People Award. In 1980 he received a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts.
In 1994 the Smithsonian Institution acquired his painting, a triptych Sueno (Dream: Eve Before Adam) for inclusion in the collection of the National Musem of American Art. Another work of his, The Return to Aztlan was added to the permanent collection of the National Portrait Gallery, also in Washington, DC.
A hardbound book of almost 200 pages by Lauro Flores is titled Alfredo Arreguin: Patterns of Dreams and Nature was published in 2003.