Gerardo Camargo | Center for Victims of Torture

Gerardo Camargo

Gerardo Camargo is a self-taught artist born in Mexico City. He began working as a cartoonist at age of 12. In 2002 he was selected by the Mexican National Council for Culture and the Arts as a Promising Emerging Artist. In 2004 he founded Zarco Gallery, an independent space for contemporary art in Cuernavaca, Mexico. He was Appointed Commissioner for Planning and Programming of Cultural Development by that same council and the state of Morelos in 2012.

His work has been shown in galleries and museums in Mexico and USA and is part of private collections as the Permanent Collection of RISD Museum, 2005. Some recent exhibitions include Underlying Borders, Mexican Cultural Institute, 2019; Mystic, Fifties Gallery, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, 2017; After Eden: 40 Years of Art in Cuernavaca, Museum Siqueiros, Morelos Mexico, 2016; Mary B. Howard Artist Member Exhibition, Greater Reston ART Center, Reston VA, 2016.

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