Alejandro Romero, Mexican (1948 - )

Alejandro Romero

Born 1948 in Tabasco, Mexico

Began art studies in 1967 at the Academy of San Carlos of the National School of Fine Arts. From 1969 to 1970 studied mural art at the workshops of Juan O'Gorman and David Alfaro Siqueiros. From 1971 to 1974 functioned as a freelance photographer and also as artistic director of Grupo Belther Advertising. Also studied at the Art School of Vincennes in Paris, the Artists' Collective in Taos, New Mexico and at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Lived in Chicago since 1976. Executed eight murals in Mexico City and Chicago. Exhibited in one-man shows in Mexico, Italy, Canada, and the United States, as well as group shows in Japan, Germany, Yugoslavia, Spain, Portugal, and Puerto Rico.

Permanent collections containing Mr. Romero 5 work include the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago, the Art Institute of Chicago, The Museum of Modern Latin American Art in Washington, D.C., The Museum of the Print in Mexico City, The Hermitage in Leningrad, USSR, and the Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum.

INDIVIDUAL SHOWS
1991   MEXICAN FINE ARTS CENTER MUSEUM, CHICAGO

1990   NATIONAL MUSEUM OF THE PRINT, NATIONALINSTITUTE OF THE FINE ARTS, MEXICO CITY, MEXICO

         TABASCO INSTITUTE OF CULTURE , TABASCO,
         MEXICO

         LOYOLA UNIVERSITY, LAKE SHORE CAMPUS ,   
        CHICAGO, ILLINOIS USA

         PRAXIS INTERNATIONAL GALLERY,  MEXICO CITY,
         MEXICO

         GALLERY OF THE AWAKENING JAGUAR , TABASCO,
         MEXICO

1989   MUSEUM OF MEXICO CITY , MEXICO CITY, MEXICO

          TANTON GALLERY , WEST PALM BEACH, FLORIDA,
          USA

1988   FREEDOM GALLERY , QUERETARO, MEXICO

           ARTURO PINONES GALLERY , MEXICO CITY,
           MEXICO

           LA RAZA GALLERY , SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA,
           USA

1987   MUSEUM OF MODERN LATIN AMERICAN ART, WASHINGTON, DC, USA

           GALLERIA AGOSTINIANA , ROME, ITALY

            THE OCTOBER GALLERY , LONDON, ENGLAND

            GALERIA SIN FRONTERAS , AUSTIN, TEXAS, USA

            RECENT GROUP SHOWS

       1990   INTERNATIONAL ART EXPO, CHICAGO NAVY
               PIER, REPRESENTED BY OCTOBER GALLERY OF
               LONDON AND DE GRAAF FINE ARTS GALLERY,
              CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, USA

              IMAGENES CONTEMPORANEAS, SIX LATINO
              ARTISTS, NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY,
              DeKALB, ILLINOIS, USA

       1989   DIAS DE LOS MUERTOS, NEAR NORTHWEST
                  ARTS COUNCIL, CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, USA

       1988   ADIVINA! LATINO CHICAGO EXPRESSIONS, 
                  THE MEXICAN FINE ARTS CENTER MUSEUM,
                   CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, USA

       1987   THE BARRIO MURALS, MEXICAN FINE ARTS , CENTER MUSEUM, CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, USA

        1986   MOSTRA INTERNAZINALE DI ARTE, PALAZZO ,
                   VERITZ MONTANARI, VERONA, ITALY

                  XXX SALON DE LA ACUARELA MEXICANA,    
                  PALACIO DE MINERIA, UNIVERSITY OF
                  MEXICO, MEXICO CITY, MEXICO

                 INTERNATIONAL ART EXPO, CHICAGO,
                 ILLINOIS, USA

                CORBETT GALLERY, UNIVERSITY OF EASTERN
                MICHIGAN, LANSING, MICHIGAN, USA

               IVEY GALLERY, LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, USA

               GRAPHICS, ARTEMESSAGE GALLERY, ROME,
               ITALY

1985      IMAGES OF PEACE, RING HOUSE GALLERY,    
              ALBERTA, CANADA

              EGO, JANEZ PIPAN GALLERY, SKOFJA,
              YUGOSLAVIA

               SPIRAL, MARK DICEY GALLERY, ALBERTA,
               CANADA

              HIP-ART, HIKOUKI YUMISHITA PLACE, KYOTO,
              JAPAN

               ELEMENTS, KEITH BATES GALLERY,
               MANCHESTER, ENGLAND

              AQUI, 27 LATIN AMERICAN ARTISTS, MARY
              PORTER SESNON GALLERY, SANTA CRUZ,
             CALIFORNIA, USA

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