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L-R: Works by Luis Sn Carlos, Alejandro Mondria and Yoel Díaz Galvez 

Conveniently located in the heart of Colonia Emiliano Zapata, in the corner of Basilio Badillo and I. Vallarta streets, Galería Contempo has re-opened its doors for the Fall/Winter season, welcoming four new artists to their roster.

Originally from Cuba, Yoel Díaz Galvez’ paintings are drafted with the ease of pencil drawing, his works displaying a fluid reciprocal relationship between drawing and painting. From a very young age he started studying elementary visual arts.He joined the Academy of San Alejandro Fine Arts and graduated in the specialty of painting in 1998. Since then he has maintain an active career teaching life drawing and artistic anatomy studies. He became head of the arts department and deputy director of specialty drawing at the Academy of Fine Arts San Alejandro.

Born in Mexico City in 1973, Alejandro Mondria spent his childhood in Mexico and Switzerland. He graduated from the prestigious Rhode Island School of Design, USA and then studied on a years’ scholarship at the Instituto Piazza Cenci in Rome, Italy. His work has been featured in galleries and museums in USA, South America, Europe, China and Africa. He has also been included in collective exhibitions in museums throughout Mexico including a major solo exhibit at the highly respected Museo de Chopo in Mexico City in 2004. In 2007 Mondria was invited in an art residency of red gate gallery in Beijing promoting interaction between artists from all over the world.

Originally from the state of Tabasco, Luis Sn Carlos has also had a solo exhibition at Museo del Chopo in Mexico City and participated in a collective exhibition at the Modern Art Museum in Los Angles, CA. His pictorial proposal seeks to escape from the traditional concept of pleasure and simply  to enjoy the pulse of the human figure through a deep expression of color and lines. There is always an apparent reference to bodily desire in his pieces, enclosing the intention of sensuality.

A graphic designer by profession, Miguel López Vázquez was born in the state of Guanajuato in 1972. His style and technique can be best described as abstract expressionism.  In 2012 he had a solo exhibition at Casa Diego Rivera in Mexico City. Lopez Vazquez has participated in several charity auctions and many of his pieces appear in advertising campaigns mainly in the fashion field.

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