About Gustavo Machado

astorgaGustavo Machado's work is a blunt statement of personages, animals and artifacts. It balances incomparable clear and concise lines with powerful chromatic colors. His personages caricature distinctive portraits of the old. His representation of animals and everyday artifacts remind us of his deep Mexican roots. Studied Drawing and Graphic Design at the "Escuela Libre de Arte y Pubilicidad", with Jose Chavez and Enrique Climent. He was born in Mexico City, Mexico, on May 1947.

Individual exhibits:

1992 Escuela Activa de Fotografia, Mexico City, Mexico.
1995 Galeria Alicia Bueno, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico.
1998 Modern Art Café, Mexico City, Mexico.
1999 Museo Taller David Alfaro Siqueiros, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico.
1999 Claustro del Palacio Municipal, Cuernavaca, Morelos Mexico.
1998-1999 Galeria Uno and Galeria Arte de las Americas, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.
1999 Galeria del Sol, Miami Beach, FL.
2000 El Lomo de la Ballena Gallery. Paris, France.
2001 "Expresarte" Mexico's Art Festival, Mexico City, Mexico.
2001 La Soterraña Gallery, Morelia, Michoacan, Mexico.
2001 Mexico_Israel Cultural Center, Mexico City, Mexico.
2001 Itinerant Exhibition, Mexico City, Madrid, Barcelona, Florence, Cancun.
2001 III Contemporary International Art Biennale, Florence, Italy. 4th Prize in painting.
2002 Ritz Carlton Hotel, Cancun, Mexico.
2002 Evarb Gallery, Houston, TX.