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OSCAR MARTINEZ HEREDIA
Privada de Estrellita 2A
Col. Guadaupe
San Miguel de Allende, Gto.
Mexico
Phone: (415) 154-7766
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011-52-415-154-7766)
Mobile: 044 (415) 101-9344
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www.oscar.com.mx
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martinezheredia@oscar.com.mx

CURRENT WORK
PREVIOUS WORK

 

ABOUT OSCAR MARTÍNEZ HEREDIA...
2002
"Alternative Methods" in etching with instructor Gary Berkowitz
Studied etching with Rosemary Schwartz, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato
Painted sceneries and canvases for the movie "And Starring Pancho Villa as Himself"
produced by Spanniel Film Services, Inc.—HBO, directed by Bruce Beresford
2001
"The Art Market in Visual Arts" by professor Otón Humberto Téllez López
Scholarship grantee to carry out an etching project entitled "Musicians" for the Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes,
Centro Cultural Ignacio Ramírez El Nigromante, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato
Illustrations for Aviatech, La Jolla, San Diego, California, August, 2001
Member of the group "San Miguel 8 artistas," San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato.
Painting Instructor at the Casa de la Cultura de San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, from January 15 to June 30, 2001
2000
Received the "Sarah Maxwell" Art Scholarship in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato.
Author of the mural "Langosta", on Miguel Alemán Boulevard in Acapulco, Guerrero
Received a scholarship from the Instituto Bellas Artes "C.M.A. de la ciudad de Cuernavaca Morelos" for the project "Nudes" 1999
Member of the José Luis Cuevas Etching Workshop and of the Silkscreen Printing Salon
at Instituto de Bellas Artes de Cuernavaca, Morelos
Studied techniques and materials at artist Victor Contreras’ studio in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato
1999
Received a scholarship to study the Human Figure at Bellas Artes, Cuernavaca, Morelos, with maestro Jacobo Alejo
Studied etching and silkscreen printing with maestro Enrique Cataño at the José Luis Cuevas Museum, Cuernavaca, Morelos
1998
Carved a series of sculptures pertaining the human figure at the atellier of Alejandro Velasco Ruiz
1996
Received a painting scholarship by the Instituto Veracruzano de Cultura “IVEC”, Jalapa, Veracruz.
Was recognized by the Patronato Pro-Reactivación del Centro Histórico de la Ciudad de Jalapa for his participation in a project to create the visual identity of the cultural corridor and for his watercolors
Author of the mural “Gotitas de Agua”, painted at the Escuela Normal Veracruzana on the portico of the Experimental Kindergarten annex building. Received recognition from the Secretaría de Educación y Cultura de Jalapa, Veracruz for this project.
Attended the Second Student Forum for Graphic Design and participated in activities pertaining homage to Vicente Rojo, November 15 and 16, 1996, in Jalapa, Veracruz, carried out by the Universidad Veracruzana
1995
Attended 20 hours of theme lectures and graphic workshops during the Primera Jornada de Diseño Grafico at the Escuela Gestalt de Diseño, November 30 to December 12, Jalapa, Veracruz
Participated in the First Students Forum for Graphic Design carried out June 28 and 30, 1995, by the Facultad de Artes Plásticas, of the Universidad Veracruzana in Jalapa, Veracruz, and was awarded curricular recognition
Member of the Editorial Board of Mala Vida magazine, Cuernavaca, Morelos.
Diploma course in photography at the Escuela Activa de Fotografía, Cuernavaca, Morelos
1993
Studied drawing with maestro Per Anderson in Jalapa, Veracruz
Participated in the "Semana de Diseño" event, carried out June 23 to 29, 1993, by the Escuela Gestalt de Diseño.
1992
B.A. in Graphic Design from the Gestalt School of Jalapa, Veracruz

WORK USED FOR PUBLICATIONS
2009
Cover illustration for the book Bird of Prey by Kim P. Thomas, Publish America
2004
A painting in the January 16 issue of Atención San Miguel, San Miguel de Allende, Gto.
2002
International magazine Casas y Gente (Vol.17 No.171, p. 94) mentions my name and shows one of my paintings.
Etchings appeared in the catalog 22é mini print internacional by Cadaques
Painting used in the February 2002 San Miguel de Allende Jazz Festival poster
Painting used for the poster advertising the First Annual Charity Bazaar carried out by several non-profit organizations in San Miguel de Allende, Gto.
2001
Comic strips in the March 5 through May 7 issues of Atención San Miguel, San Miguel de Allende, Gto.
Drawings in the March 5 and April 2 issues of Atención San Miguel, San Miguel de Allende, Gto.
2000
Drawings in the July 12 issue of the weekly El Independiente, San Miguel de Allende, Gto.
1998
Drawings in the February 28 issue of Mala Vida magazine, Cuernavaca, Morelos.
Drawings in the May 25 issue of Mala Vida magazine, Cuernavaca, Morelos

EXHIBITS
2004
One-man show, “El Silencio con Sonido,” at Artes de México, Galería Carlos Muro, San Miguel de Allende, Gto.
One-man show show “Las Manchas Pueden Bailar,” at Museo de la Ciudad, Santiago de Querétaro, Qro.
One-man show, “Músicos,” at La Cuisine des Anges, Santiago de Querétaro, Qro.
One-man show at Josh Kligerman Gallery, San Miguel de Allende, Gto.
2002
Group show of Works and Altars, Day of the Dead, at Galería La Pérgola, Instituto Allende, San Miguel de Allende, Gto.
Group show based on the musical “Cabaret” at the Exhibit Hall of the Angela Peralta Theater, San Miguel Allende, Gto.
2001
Group show of Works and Altars, Day of the Dead, at Galería La Pérgola, Instituto Allende, San Miguel de Allende, Gto.
One-man show at ‘Pannikin Coffee and Tea’, La Jolla, San Diego, California
Group show “The Nude” at Galería de Arte Fotográfico, San Miguel de Allende, Gto.
Group show “San Miguel 8 Artistas” organized by the Casa de la Cultura de San Miguel de Allende and Galería Internart
San Miguel de Allende, Gto.
Group show “Atmósferas” at El Recreo, Centro Cultural, San Miguel de Allende, Gto.
2000
One-man show at Golden Pacific Arts, San Diego, California
One-man show at Twinggs Café, San Diego, California
One-man show at The Bagel Café, San Miguel de Allende, Gto.
1999
Group show of watercolor work at Bellas Artes, Cuernavaca, Morelos
Group show at the Hospital General, Cuernavaca, Morelos
1997
Group show “Tercera Gran Subasta de Pintores Oaxaqueños” to benefit the Mexican Red Cross in Oaxaca, Oaxaca, July 4
1996
One-man watercolor show sponsored by the Patronato Pro-Reactivación del Centro Histórico of Jalapa, Veracruz


GALLERIES CURRENTLY CARRYING HIS WORK:
Galería “Vértice,” Guadalajara, Jal.
Galería Alejandro Gallo, Guadalajara, Jal.
Galería “Atenea,” San Miguel de Allende, Gto.
Galería “Arte de México,” San Miguel de Allende, Gto.
Galería Manuel Chacón, San Miguel de Allende, Gto.
Galería “La Pérgola,” Instituto Allende, San Miguel de Allende, Gto.
Galería de Arte Iturbe, Cuernavaca, Mor.