Pablo Weisz-Carrington, Mexican (1947 - )
Son of the famous Hungarian photographer Emeric Weisz and the famous world-renowned British surrealist painter Leonora Carrington. His parents surrounded themselves with a group of other European artists which were also refugees from the World War II. Pablo grew up among André Breton, Remedios Varo, Jose and Kathy Horna and Benjamin Peret, many other artists natives of Mexico such as Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, Juan Soriano, writers such as Octavio Paz, Juan Rulfo and Carlos Fuentes were also close to the Weisz-Carrington family, creating and ambiance that made Pablo become an artist. Pablo lived in Mexico City until he was 25 years old.
At age 14, Pablo had his first art exhibition of drawings at the Gallery of Juan de Dios Moreno. In 1969 several drawings of his were published in the literary magazine "El Rehilete", as well as in the cultural magazine of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). At age 24 he had a major exhibit of drawings and watercolors at the Israeli-Mexican Cultural Institute.
In 1972 he had his first art exhibition in the USA, at the Latin American Theater Institute of New York, event organized by Ms. Joanne Potlitzer.
Mr. Weisz-Carrington lived in New York City from 1973 to 1980.
From 1980 to 1986 he lived in Shreveport, Louisiana. In 1982 he exhibited 150 drawings at the Centenary College Cultural Center in Shreveport, LA, becoming the first opening event of the Cultural Center.
From 1986 to 1992 he lived in Chicago, Illinois. In 1989 he presented 20 drawings in pen and ink at the Venzor Gallery of Chicago.
Since 1992, he is a resident of the City of Richmond, Virginia. In November 1997, he presented an art exhibition of 50 acrylics, watercolors and drawings, as well as bronze and wood sculptures at the Main Art Gallery in Richmond, Virginia.
Mr. Weisz-Carrington travels constantly between the Unites States of America and Mexico to supervise his art work at the Galeria "El Estudio" and at the Pablo Goebel "Fine Art Gallery" in Mexico City, and also to coordinate his different art exhibitions throughout the Mexican territory.
Mr. Weisz-Carrington is fluent in English, Spanish and French languages.