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Francisco Toledo (Mexico) bio

Posted by Mark Schneider on February 29, 2012 0 Comments

FRANCISCO TOLEDO(Born in 1940 into a family of shoemakers and pig-butchers) Toledo spent only a short time in Juchitán on the Isthmus of Tehuantepec before moving with his family to the states of Veracruz and Chiapas. The young Toledo studied printmaking in Mexico City and had his first solo exhibition at the age of 19 in Fort Worth, Texas. After living for some years in Paris, he decided in 1965 to return to the Isthmus region of Oaxaca. Intent of recovering his native Zapotec ethnicity, Toledo has since devoted much of his energy to social projects. Thanks to him, cultural...

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Rene Vasquez (Mexico/US) bio

Posted by Mark Schneider on February 29, 2012 0 Comments

EducationArt Center College of Design, 1984-1986 Los Angeles Valley College, 1982-1984 Exhibitions 2007Milo Gallery, Los Angeles-Wild Things 2004Soho Gallery, Coral Gabels, FL-Introductions 2002Glass Garage Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA–The Human Plane 2001Soho Gallery, Studio City, CA-The Summer Show 2000Glass Garage Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA-Group Show Soho Gallery, Studio City, CA-The Summer Show Soho Gallery, Studio City, CA-The Winter Show 1999Glass Garage Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA-Group Show Soho Gallery, Studio City, CA-Group Show Albert-Stuart Gallery, Los Angeles, CA-Group Show 1998Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA-New Paintings(Solo Show) 1997Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA-Gallery 825 Open Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA-Art Soul...

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Zaida del Rio (Cuba) bio

Posted by Mark Schneider on February 29, 2012 1 Comment

ZAIDA DEL RIO BIO 1954  
Born Guadalupe, Las Villas, Cuba
Currently lives and works in Havana, Cuba EDUCATION
1988-1989 
Fellowship to study engraving in metal. L’Ecole de Beaux Arts, Paris, France 1982-1987 
Instituto Superior de Arte (ISA), Havana, Cuba 1971-1974 
Escuela Nacional de Arte (ENA), Havana, Cuba 1967-1971 
Escuela de Arte de Cienfuegos, Cienfuegos, Cuba OTHERS
1979 ca.1981 
Ceramics decoration works with Dr. Rodríguez de la Cruz. Taller de Cerámica, Santiago de las Vegas, Havana, Cuba 1974-1979 
Professor of Engraving. Escuela Provincial de Arte, Santa Clara,  Cuba 1970 Member. Taller Experimental de Gráfica (TEG), Havana, Cuba 1979Instructor of Drawing and Design. Escuela Elemental de Artes Plásticas 23...

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Baruj Salinas (Cuba) bio

Posted by Mark Schneider on February 29, 2012 1 Comment

Curriculum Vitae Baruj Salinas was born in Havana, Cuba. He received his degree in architecture from Kent State University in Ohio.After his exile from Cuba in 1959, he moved to Miami.After a few years, he moved to Barcelona, Spain, where he worked closely with painters of the stature of Miró and Tapies.His work can be seen in several important museums and collections in Europe, Asia and the Americas. SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS: 2004“Otra Mirada”, Fabero, (Leon) Spain “Gouaches” , Pesqueira Gallery, Key Biscayne“Claros del Bosque”, MDC Frances Wolfson Gallery Miami, Florida 2003“Otra Mirada”, Astorga, (León) Spain"Pintar de Palabras",Centro Cultural Español,Coral Gables, FL....

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Francisco Zuniga Biography

Posted by Anna Mendoza on February 20, 2012 0 Comments

In 1936, Francisco Zuñiga left San José, Costa Rica, where he had studied drawing at the School of Fine Arts and worked as an assistant in his father's studio, a workshop which produced religious sculpture for the churches and convents in and around the city. His destination was Mexico City. It was from there that he would begin an illustrious career as a sculptor and draftsman. Zuñiga's exploration into the nuances of volume, in line and space, are demonstrated in this, the most complete exhibition of his work to be shown in more than a decade. Mexico City in 1936...

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