I was born in Morelia, Michoacan, Mexico. Like many artists, my interest in art started at a very early age and it was more than just "liking to draw" (every child can say that). I could give you examples of what art meant in my childhood, but I would probably bore you to death so let's skip all the way to 1997 when I graduated as a graphic designer from Vasco de Quiroga University (in Morelia). A few months before that time I joined a well established group of artists named "Grupo de Expresiones Plásticas A.C." I was a member of this group for over a year and I was able to participate in their group exhibits, one of them at the prestigious "Casa de la Cultura de Morelia." In 1998 I was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to study illustration in the USA. I finished my master's degree in illustration at the Savannah College of Art and Design in 2000.
I have worked as a graphic designer and illustrator for newspapers, printing companies, advertising agencies, etc. My work has been published in the following: Great Life Magazine, The Georgia Guardian (newspaper), Nuevo Michoacan (newspaper), Revista a! (graphic design magazine). I have also produced illustrations for clients such as Pearson Education Mexico and Grupo Olimpia Editores. My first children's book, "Paty y los Payasos," was published in 2002 by Libros de el Nacional, in Venezuela.
I moved to Texas several years ago and I am currently dedicating most of my creative time to produce my personal work. I have been very fortunate to show my work at several galleries in the Houston area and near cities. These are some of them:
Total Plaza Gallery, Houston, TX
Several of my paintings are owned by private collectors as well as institutions such as the Pearland Founding Collection of the University of Houston-Clear Lake (piece "Why") and the Savannah College of Art and Design (piece "Flower Pot").
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