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MAURICIO VEGA

PAINTER AND ILLUSTRATOR

With painting studies at the AFHA Institute of Plastic Arts in Barcelona, ​​Spain. He is a graduate of the Escuela Libre de Arte y Publicidad, Mexico City. He has participated in more than 400 individual and group exhibitions in Mexico, in the United States: Galerie Internationale, New York and at the O'Sullivan Art Center, Regis University, Denver, Colorado, in Cuba at the Casa de las Américas, in La Havana, in Argentina: Victoria Ocampo Cultural Center, Mar del Plata and Alicia Brandy Gallery in Buenos Aires, in Spain at the Cotxeres de Sants and at the Crisolart Gallery, both in Barcelona; his work is part of the Virtual Museo de Valencia, in France: at the Monmartre Place de Tertre, at the Art Sud Galerie and the Instituto Cultural de México, in Paris, in Sweden at the Liftargallery in Stockholm and in Italy at the Teelent 24 H Gallery in Varese, Lombardia.

His work has been selected and awarded in different contests and biennials such as: Rufino Tamayo, Diego Rivera, Alfredo Zalce, Julio Castillo, in national painting salons of the INBA. In 2017 he participated in the First International Biennial of Painting in Mexico, at the Museum of Contemporary Art in San Luis Potosí and in 2018 he participated in the IV José Atanasio Monroy Painting Biennial at the University of Guadalajara. In this same year he held "Umbralia", an individual exhibition, at the Cultural Center of the Hellenic Community, Embassy of Greece. In 2015 he illustrated the poem "The Lord of the Shadows" (Der Erlkonig) by Johann W. Goethe, Editorial Junco de México.

In the academic field, his work is the object of study in the Bachelor's thesis in Art History, of the Instituto de Cultura Superior AC, prepared by María Guadalupe Maricela Macías Martínez, entitled "The transcendence of the work beyond its borders" in 2014. In addition to participating in the Psychoanalysis and Art meeting.

He has given talks at the Colegio de Bachilleres and at the Autonomous University of Mexico City. His work is part of institutions, museums and private collections in Mexico and in other countries.

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