Miguel Castro Leñero

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Miguel Castro Leñero

Individual Exhibitions (selection)

2014
Fuera de regustro, Ethra Gallery, Mexico
Labyrinth Flower, Laberinto de los sentidos Gallery, Jardines de Mexico, Morelos, Mex
2013
The signal in the mirror, Dieresis Gallery, Guadalajara, Jal, Mexico
2012
The signal everywhere, Arte Mexicano Gallery, Mexico
2011
Man crossing the street, Pi Gallery, Mexico
2009
Miguel Castro Leñero, Recent Work, Diaz Contemporary, Toronto, Canada
Signal tree, Technological Institute of Monterrey (MARCO), Monterrey, NL, Mexico
2007
Without leaving home, Arroniz Arte Contemporaneo Gallery, Mexico
2006
To be in the world, Graphic Arts Institute in Oaxaca, Oaxaca
2005
Modificaciones al plano general de una casa, Lopez Quiroga Gallery, Mexico
Intervened house, Bodega Quetzalli Gallery, Oaxaca
2004
Grafica de taller, Jose G. Posada Museum, Aguascalientes, Mexico
2003
Recent works, Art Project Gallery, Gerona, España
Essential Forms, Lopez Quiroga Gallery, Mexico
2001
Calle Mexico, Galerie Verien fur original-Radierung, Munich, Germany
2000
Paper Flower, Lopez Quiroga Gallery, Mexico
1997
Estar en el Mundo, OMR Gallery, Mexico
1995
Obra en Papel, Hypo-Bank, Erfurt, Germany
Recents works, Lopez Quiroga Gallery, Mexico
1994
Paint and drawing, Contemporary Art Museum of Oaxaca, Mexico
1993
Miguel Castro Leñero’s Utopia, Lopez Quiroga Gallery, Mexico
Recent works, OMR Gallery, Mexico
Obra sobre papel, Lang Gallery, Leipzig, Germany
1991
Recent works, Wenger Gallery, Los Angeles, California, USA
1990
Misterios cotidianos, Lopez Quiroga Galley, Mexico
Pinturas, Mexican Actual Art Gallery, Monterrey, Mexico
1989
Signal Tree, OMR Gallery, Mexico
1986
Divided Landscape, Museum of Modern Art, Mexico
1983
9th Street, Los Talleres Gallery, Mexico
1982
The breathing of the Night, Museum of Art Carrillo Gil, Mexico

Collective Exhibitions (selection)

2014
Messico circa 2000, Pinto Collection, Scuderie del Castello de Miramare, Trieste, Italia
Piedra, papel o tijera, el juego de los artistas, Art center of San Agustin, Etla, Oaxaca, México
CNCULTA Horizons, Museo de la Cancillería, SER, Mexico
2013 Colección Secretería de Hacienda, Museum of Modern Art, El Salvador
Colección, Secretaría de Hacienda, Cultural Center Luis Cardoza y Aragón Guatemala, Guatemala
Collective, Isabelle Serrano Fine Arts Gallery, Mexico
2013
Mex.De.13, Posiciones de Dibujo y Pintura de ambos países, Galería Alfred Bötteger, Bonn, Alemania
Me Too, 5th Anniversary, Ethra Gallery, Mexico
Panorámica-Paisajes 2013-1969, Palacio de Bellas Artes Museum, Mexico
2012
Reciclando la imagen, Graphic Arts Institute of Oaxaca, Mexico
Conjuntos, Espacio Monograma, Mexico
2011
AKASO, 26 pinturas de formato monumental, Museo Universitario del Chopo, Mexico
2010
Under Pressure, Monograma Espacio, Mexico
2009
Memoria de elefante, Mexican Art Gallery, Mexico
Paseo en trapecio, Germán Venegas y Miguel Castro Leñero, Monograma Espacio, Mexico
2008
Gráfica Mexicana, Gravura Brasileira, Sao Pablo, Brazil
2007
Lógica del fuego frío 2 colecciones de Arte Contemporáneo, Museum of Contemporary Art of Oaxaca Prototipos, Monograma, Mexico
2006
Construyendo el Mundo, Museum of Contemporary Art MARCO of Monterrey
Pintura mexicana de la posguerra al fin de siglo, Shanghai Art Museum, China
2005
Trazos y encuentros en Homenaje a Juan García Ponce, Palacio de Bellas Artes Museum, Mexico
The London Original Print Fair, Royal Academic of Arts, Burlington, London, England (Arroniz Arte Contemporáneo)
International Fair ARCO 2005, Madrid, Spain, (Lopez Quiroga Gallery)
2004
En el sueño de los ojos, Contemporary Art Museum of Monterrey, Mexico
Mexican Report, Contemporary art of Mexico, Mexican Institute in San Anotnio Texas, USA
30 años del Museo Carrillo Gil, Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil, Mexico
2003
Gotas para los ojos, Museum of Contemporary Art of Oaxaca, Mexico
Siglo XX Grandes maestros mexicanos, Prodigios de fin de siglo, Museum of Contemporary Art of Monterrey, Mexico
2002
Monotipos, Lopez Quiroga Gallery, Mexico
Al país de las Letras, Tribute to Juan García Ponce, Juan Martín Gallery, Mexico
Haus, Haus Der Kunst Gallery, Guadalajara, Mexico
Eye, B. Zetina Workship, Mexico
Got milk? Got art? Art of the cow- the cow in art, David Barnett Gallery Milwaukee, USA
2001
Calle México, Marie-José Van de Loo Gallery, Munich, Germany
2000
Una Constelación de Noches, Lopez Quiroga Gallery, Mexico
Apuntes para una Colección del Siglo XXI, Museum of Modern Art, Mexico
1999
Mistica y poetica del agua en el Valle de Mexico, Museum of Mexico City, Mexico
Ein letztes mal, lateinamericanische Kunst, Galerie Rhan, Zürich, Switzerland
Homenaje a Rufino Tamayo: Las Músicas Dormidas, Museum of Contemporary Art of Oaxaca, Mexico
México Eterno: Arte y Permanencia, Museo del Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico
1998
Homenaje al Lápiz, Museum José Luís Cuevas, Mexico
Tercer Salón Internacional de Estandartes, Centro Cultural Tijuana, Mexico
Cinco Continentes y una Ciudad, Museum of Mexico City, Mexico
Irma Palacios, Francisco y Miguel Castro Leñero, Galerie Rhan, Zürich, Switzerland
La Revolución del papel, Graphic Arts Institue of Oaxaca, Mexico
1997
Premio MARCO 1996, Museum of Contemporary Art of Monterrey, Mexico
Pasión por la vida, Castillo del L´ Ovo, Nápoles, Italy
Pintura Contemporánea de México, Deutsche Welle, Bonn, Germany
There is no Paradise Without Animals, López Quiroga Gallery, Mexico

Fifteen Mexican Artists, Centre Culturel du Mexique, Paris, France
1996
International Fair ARCO 1996, López Quiroga Gallery, Madrid, Spain
Premio MARCO 95, Museum of Contemporary Art of Monterrey, Mexico
Salón de Triunfadores- 30th Anniversary of Young Art, Museum of Contemporary Art of Aguascalientes Maps, Lopez Quiroga Gallery, Mexico
Salón de Arte Bancomer 96, Cultural Foundation Bancomer, Museum of Contemporary Art of Monterrey, Mexico
1995
Bilder und visionen, mexicanische kunst zwischen avangarde und aktualitat, Museum Würth, Künzelsau, Germany
1994
From Object to Essence, Chac Mol Gallery, Los Angeles, USA Art Cologne, Galería Lang , Köln, Germany
1993
From Tamayo to today, the new mexican masters, David Barnett, Gallery, Milwaukee, USA
Pablo Piaasso, Tribute Exposition, Lopez Quiroga Gallery, Mexico
Sentidos Opuestos, Amparo Museum, Puebla, Mexico
Sobre Papel, Museum of Modern Art of Bogota de Santa Fé, Colombia
Three Mexican Artists: Rufino Tamayo, Adolfo Riestra y Miguel Castro Leñero, Veranneman Fundation, Kruishutem, Belgium
Actualidades Plásticas en México, Provincial Museum Voor moderne kunst, Ostende, Belgium
18 Artists of Mexico, Grace Borengenich Gallery, New York, USA
100 Mexican Painters, Museum of Contemporary art of Monterrey, Mexico
1992
Pinturas y Dibujos de Alberto, José, Francisco y Miguel Castro Leñero, University de Dan-Kook, Seul, South Korea Sobre papel, Metropolitan Gallery, Mexico
ECO ART, Museum of Moderan Art, Río de Janeiro, Brazil
Mirando a Tamayo, Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana, Mexico
México Hoy, Casa de America, Madrid, Spain
México, Heute Wissenschafterzentrum, Bonn, Germany
América, Universidad Federal de Juiz de Fore, Mina Gerais, Brazil
1991
Colectiva de Pintura, Casa de México en Paris, France
Tribute to José Guadalupe Posada, Graphic Arts Institute of Oaxaca, Mexico
The Heart of México, Allende Lapides Gallery, Santa Fe, USA
1990
En Torno a Van Gogh, Palacio de Bellas Artes Museum, Mexico
Return to the Source, Parallel Project, New York, USA
The Heart of México, Riva Yares Gallery, Arizona, USA
New Acquisitions, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA
Jóvenes Grabadores Mexicanos, Graphic Arts Institute of Oaxaca, Mexico
1989
Fifteen Contemporary Artists of México, Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum, Chicago, USA
New Acquisitions of Rufino Tamayo, Rufino Tamayo Museum, Mexico
25 year of the Museum of Modern Art, Museo de Arte Moderno , Mexico
1988
Los Pintores y los Títulos de Juan García Ponce, El Archivero, Mexico
José F. Gómez Nuevas Acquisitions, Instituto de Artes Graficas de Oaxaca
Museo Nacional de la Estampa, Mexico
1987
Intergrafik 87, Internationale trienale engagierter grafik in der DDR, Berlin, Germany
1986
Ciudad de México, Delirios e Ilusiones, Galería Sloane, Mexico

Confrontación 86, Palacio de Bellas Artes Museum, Mexico
Exhibit of Mexican Grafik Works Galería Dong-Soong, Seul, South Korea
V Bienal Iberoamericana de Arte, Galería del Auditorio Nacional, Mexico
1985
Antiguo Testamento, Nueva Visión, Museo de San Carlos, Mexico
Venta para la Reconstrucción de las Zonas Afectadas por los Sismos, Arte Carrillo Gil Museum, Mexico
Male Fory Grafiki BWA, Lodz, Poland 22nd International Drawing Competition, Joan Miró, Barcelona, Spain
1984
Rayuela, Homenaje a la creación Artística de Julio Cortazar, Festival Internacional Cervantino, Mexico
Eigth British Internationale Print Bienal, Cartwrigth, England
Primera Bienal Internacional, La Habana, Cuba
Trastiempo, New Mexican Painting, Museum of Modern Art, Mexico
Arte Contemporáneo en México, Museum of Modern Art, Mexico
1982
Gráfica Contemporánea 1972-1982, Palacio de Iturbíde, Mexico
Primera Bienal de Pintura Rufino Tamayo, Casa de la Cultura de Oaxaca, Palacio de Bellas Artes Museum, Mexico
Segundo Encuentro Nacional de Arte Joven, Casa de la Cultura de Aguascalientes, Palacio de Bellas Artes Museum, Mexico The Abstract Language in Mexico, Museum of Modern Art, Mexico
Primer Encuentro Nacional de Arte Joven, Galeria Latinoamericana, Casa de las Américas, La Habana, Cuba
1981
Salón Nacional de Artes Plásticas, Sección bienal de gráfica, National Auditorium Gallery, Mexico
Jóvenes Pintores Mexicanos, Casa de la Cultura de Quito, Ecuador
Espacio Común: Pinturas y Esculturas del Taller Tlálpan, National Auditorium Gallery, Mexico
1980
Another Generation, Forum of Contemporary Art, Mexico
Drawings, Forum of Contemporary Art, Mexico 1979
Alberto, José, Francisco y Miguel Castro Leñero, Palacio de Bellas Artes Museum, Mexico

Awards and Distinctions

2014-16
National Association of Creators, National Fund for the Culture and Arts, Mexico

2010-13
National Association of Creators, National Fund for the Culture and Arts, Mexico

2006
Grant Recipient, Civitella Ranieri Center, Umbria, Italy

2005
First acquisition award, WTC Art Fest 2005, International Contest of Urban Art, Mexico

2004
Honorable Mention, XII Bienal Rufino Tamayo, México

1997-00
National Association of Creators, National Fund for the Culture and Arts, Mexico

1993-96
National Association of Creators, National Fund for the Culture and Arts, Mexico

1992
ECO ART International, Río de Janeiro, Brazil

1986
Quina Bienal Iberoamericana de Arte, Mexico
Tercera Bienal de Pintura Rufino Tamayo, Oaxaca, México

1982
Primera Bienal de Pintura Rufino Tamayo, Oaxaca, México
Secong National Meeting of Young Art, Aguascalientes, Mexico

1981
National Art Salon, Graphic Section, Mexico
National Art Salon, Graphic Section, Mexico

1980
14th National Competition for Plastic Arts Students, Aguascalientes, Mexico

Artwork Private And Public Collections

  • Cultural Center of Contemporary Art, Mexico
  • Manuel Álvarez Bravo Collection of Graphic Art, Mexico
  • JUMEX Collection, Mexico
  • Banco de Mexico Collection
  • Bossano Simmonsen Collection, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Banamex Foundation, Mexico
  • Graphic Arts Institute of Oaxaca, Mexico
  • Museum of Modern Art, Mexico
  • Rufino Tamayo Museum of Contemporary Art, Mexico
  • Museum Arte Carrillo Gil, Mexico
  • Museum of Contemporary Art of Oaxaca, Mexico
  • New York Metropolitan Museum, N.Y, USA
  • Museum of Contemporary Art of Monterrey, Mexico
  • Museum of Contemporary Art of Aguascalientes, Mexico
  • Museum of Abstract Art Manuel Felguerez, Zacatecas, Mexico
  • Sammlung Essl Museum, Viena, Austria
  • Würth Museum, Kunzelsau, Germany
  • Cancilleria Museum, Secretary of Exterior Relations, Mexico
  • Jardines de Mexico, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico

Articles

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