Javier GUADARRAMA


Javier Guadarrama (Iguala, Guerrero, 1960).

He studied Drawing and Painting at the Regional Institute of Fine Arts of Cuernavaca, Morelos, and subsequently studied the Bachelor of Visual Arts at the National School of Plastic Arts of the National Autonomous University of Mexico, where he taught the subject of Visual Experimentation in Painting since 1991.

In the last two decades he has participated in more than sixty collective exhibitions in the Mexican Republic, the United States, Spain and several cities in South America. On the other hand, he has presented more than twenty individual exhibitions, among which we can highlight those organized in the Luis Nishizawa Gallery of the National School of Plastic Arts (Soliloquio de otoño, 1995); at the San Ángel Cultural Center, in Mexico City (Stigma, 1996), and at the Art Museum of Querétaro (Liquid Painting, along with Claudia Gallegos, 2009). His work is part of important institutional collections such as the Colegio de Bachilleres and the National Institute of Nutrition "Salvador Zubirán" in Mexico City; and the Polytechnic University of Valencia, Spain.

His work has been rewarded with several recognitions, such as the honorable mentions in the Fourth National Biennial Diego Rivera (1990) and the Second National Biennial Hermenegildo Bustos (1996), in Guanajuato. He also won the acquisition prize in the Third Painting Biennial of the National Institute of Nutrition "Salvador Zubirán" (2000). He was a fellow of the National Fund for Culture and the Arts in the periods 1993-1994 and 1995-1996. He is currently working on a series of landscapes around a central element: water.