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He was born in the city of Córdoba Veracruz in 1981. He studied his Bachelor of Fine Arts at the Universidad Veracruzana. He has continued his formation in different workshops and courses with important artists and institutions amongst which are a Residency at the University of Houston Clear lake, USA and a Residency at the San Agustín Center for the Arts, Oaxaca with Jan Hendrix as instructor. He was awarded a grant from the Secretary of Culture of Oaxaca in 2005 and 2006 within the program for community workshops of Oaxaca. His work has been presented in different cultural centers and alternative spaces in cities in Veracruz, Oaxaca, Puebla, México and the United States.

 

Studies

2004   Completes his Bachelor of Fine Arts. Universidad Veracruzana  

2005   Rufino Tamayo workshop

 

COURSES AND WORKSHOPS

 

2002   Engraving on Metal. Faculty of Fine Arts. Universidad    

Veracruzana. Cristóbal Tavera

Book Object Workshop, Faculty of Fine Arts. Universidad    

Veracruzana. Omar Gasca.  

2003   Chine Cole workshop. Faculty of Fine Arts. Universidad    

Veracruzana. Sandria Hu.

ANTI Short film in the Sculpture Garden. IVEC. Colectivo Bunker.

Drawing workshop, Faculty of Fine Arts. Universidad    

Veracruzana. Per Anderson.

2004   Photoengraving on Polímero at the Fine Arts Instituteof the Universidad Veracruzana. Byron Thompson Brauchli

2006   Drawing for engraving. The San Agustin Center for the Arts, CASA. Francisco Castro Leñero

2006 Workshop for Toxic waste management and Hygene in engraving, Mtro. Plinio Avila. The San Agustin Center for the Arts, CASA. Etla, Oax.

2006 Group show.  La chamacaza gráfica; between Oaxacos and Xalapos The Gallery of the Faculty of Fine Arts, Universidad Veracruzana

 

SOLO SHOWS

 

2004    'Autoformas' Galería Curiel. Xalapa, Ver.

2005    Graphic Work  The House of Culture. Córdova, Ver.

 

GROUP SHOWS

   

2000    Makox Maa Kieh Ti.  La Ruina Gallery, Córdoba Ver.

2002    'Arrieros Somos.' AP Gallery, Fine Arts Faculty. Jalapa, Ver.

2003    MorboCentro Recreativo Jalapeño. Jalapa, Ver.

Graphic Fundation of Veracruz. Arturo Cabañas.  Pachuca, Hidalgo              Chine Cole. AP Gallery. Fine Arts Faculty. Jalapa, Veracruz.

Imaginary Distances: Young tendencies in Contemporary Art. University Gallery Ramón Alba de la Canal. Jalapa, Veracruz

The MataEx Benefit of Café la Mata. Coatepec, Veracruz.

'El Muerto al Pozo y la Viuda al Gozo.' AP Gallery. Faculty of Fine Arts. Xalapa, Ver

La Catrina National Museum of Popular Arts. México, DF.

2004    'Todosonadie'  Museum-Workshop Erasto Cortes. Puebla, Puebla.

           Cumbre Tajín International Festival. Cumbre Tajín. Papantla, Ver.

           Chine Cole  University of  Houston Clear Lake. Houston, Texas, U.S.A.

           Sixth anniversary of the Sculpture Garden. IVEC: Xalapa, Ver.

2005    Group Show. Library Gallery. Carlos Fuentes. Xalapa. Ver.

           Remitente Xalapa. Rufino Tamayo Fine Arts Workshop. Oaxaca, Oax.

           p/t Galería Azomali. Oaxaca,Oax

           Anual show. Rufino Tamayo Fine Arts Workshop. Oaxaca, Oax.

2006    Another folder of Xilographies . Arte Cocodrilo Gallery. Oaxaca, Oax.

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DISTINCTIONS

 

2004    Residency at the University of  Houston Clear lake.

2005    Grant from the Oaxaca Cultural Institute. 8 regions of the Rufino Tamayo Workshop. Oaxaca, Oax.

2006   Grant from the Oaxaca Cultural Institute. 8 regions of the Rufino Tamayo Workshop. Oaxaca, Oax.

 

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

 

2002  Ilustrator for the Ideas Bank, Coatepec, Ver.

2003  Instructor: Engraving in small format. Sculpture Garden.

2005  Mtro. Melchor Peredo's assistant, on the Mural 'las Leyes de Reforma' in the Govenment Palace. Xalapa Veracruz.

2006  Printer for Mtro. Alejandro Santiago

2006  Instructor: Engraving workshop and monitor at 1 weekand a half of Art. CASA

Uriel Marín