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Born the 26 of June, 1968 in Tuxtla Gutierrez Chiapas.

 

He studied painting and drawing at the Fine Arts Academy of Chiapas.

 

He obtained his bachelor of arts from the Universidad Veracruzana.

 

He has been the director of the School of Fine arts of the ICACH and of the sculpture gardens of the IVEC.

 

He teaches painting at the Faculty of Plastic Arts of the Univesidad Veracruzana

 

He currently lives and works in Xalapa, Veracruz.

 

SOLO SHOWS:

 

2007

Animation project and Exhibition regarding Mexican culture, Centre Culturel de Theux, Theux, Bélgica.

Artefacts, Centre de diffusion Presse Papier, Trois-Riviéres, Québec, Canada.

 

2006

Serie Project, Museum of Mexican Art, Mexiac, Austin, Texas, USA.

 

2005

-20 Anniversary, Grave Victoriaville Gallery, Quebec, Canada.

-Neruda 100, 100 Mexican posters, Santiago, Chile.

Beneath the Jaguar's skin, Dúbravka, Bratislava, Slovakia.

 

2004

The Art Colony Gamzigrad, The National Museum of Zajecar, Serbia.

In linea, Academia of Fine Arts Gallery, lecce, lecce, Italia.

Beneath the Jaguar's skin, Palais Palffy, Viena, Austria.

 

2003

Visualizing Time, International Fine Arts Gallery, Valljevo, Serbia.

A selection of Artists from Mexico, Susan Mead and Lucia Crespi Gallery, Dallas, Texas, USA.

Seleccion the Art Colony Gamzigrad, Regional Museum of Serbia, Gamzigrad, Serbia.

The lizard's smile, St. Leonhard & Hornerwald Museum, Austria.

The Tamayo Bienal, Museo Maco of Oaxaca, Museo Tamayo Museum, Mexico, DF. Centro Estatal de las Artes de Monterrey, Mexico.

Look to the South, San Antonio Texas, los Angeles California, Washington, EU.

New Forms in Mexican Art, PROMOARTE Gallery, Tokyo, Japon.

 

2002

Taro Okamoto and Mexican Art, Taro Okamoto Museum, Tokyo, Japón.

Cartografias, UNEAC Gellery, La Habana, Cuba.

 

2001

Entropia, Grave Gallery, Victoraville, Quebec, Canada.

Look to the South, Centro Nacional de las Artes, Mexico, DF.

In Situ, Contemporary Art Gallery, Xalapa, Veracruz, Mexico.

Monterrey Biennal, Museo de Monterrey, Nuevo leon, Mexico.

 

2000

Memories of Paper, PROMOARTE Gallery, Tokyo, Japan.

 

1999

Memories of Paper. Moe Gallery, Tokyo, Japan.

The Passions and The Things, Entre Estudio & Galeria, Puebla, Puebla, Mexico.

For Chiapas. Casa Ciudadanos en Movimiento, Mexico, DF.

 

1997

Al Rojo Vivo. Museum of Modern Art, Mexico DF.

Memento Mori. Casa de la Imprenta.Mexico D.F.

Parcels of the Soul. Entre Estudio & Galeria Gallery. Puebla, Puebla, Mexico.

The Magic of the Mayan jungle. Ana Quijano Gallery. Conneticut, USA.

 

1996

From South to South. Sala Cronopios, Recoleta Cultural Centre. Buenos Aires, Argentina.

From The Spirit to the Flesh. The Spiral Gallery. Mexico, DF.

The Magic of the Mayan Jungle. Ana Quijano Gallery, The Word Bank. Washington, DC., Miami, Florida, New York, N.Y., USA.

100 Mexican Posters. Prague Museum, Checoslovaquia.

Creation in Motion. Carrillo Gil Museum, Mexico DF.

Inheritances, Coincidences and Similarities. The Gallery for Foreign Students. UNAM, Mexico, DF.

 

1995

From the Spirit to the Flesh. Galeria Zodiac. Ornaha, Nebrasca, USA.

 

1994

Bestiario. The Gallery of Tabascan Art. Villahermosa, Tabasco, Mexico.

A date in Xalapa. Metropolitan Gallery. Metropolitan University, Mexico, DF.

 

1993

Artists from Veracruz. Amparo Museum. Puebla, Puebla, Mexico.

 

1991

Young Mexican Art. Rivas Bhati Gallery. Tucson, Texas,

USA.

Salon de Estampa. Mexico, DF.

 

AWARDS:

 

2005

GRANT FOR ESTABLISHED ARTISTS. The State Fund for Culture and the Arts of Veracruz.

 

2004

Honorable Mention at the SouthEastern Fine Arts competition, The State Council for Culture and The Arts.

 

1997

Established Artists Grant. State funds for culture and the arts of Veracruz. Artist invited by the Kanasawa University, Japan.

 

1994

Grant for Young Creators. FONCA. Mexico.

 

1993

Adquisition award at the First Joaquin Claussel Biennale. Campeche University.

 

1991

First Place in Painting at the National Encounter od Design and applied Arts. Metropolitan University, Azcapozalco, Mexico, DF.

Best Student in Mexico, CONACYT, Mexico .

Manuel Velazquez