Fernando Fuentes Cortes (Painter)

His themes move between fantasy and poetry, bordering on the metaphysical, the dreamlike and the hyperrealistic. Lives in Monterrey, Mexico

Amor y Dolor by FERNANDO FUENTES CORTES

Amor y Dolor

Giclée / Canvas

39.2 in x 31.3 in
99.5 cm x 79.5 cm

Jardín de Mariposas by FERNANDO FUENTES CORTES

Jardin de Mariposas

Giclée / Canvas

62 in x 39 in
157 cm x 99 cm

Luz y Sombra by FERNANDO FUENTES CORTES

Luz y Sombra

Giclée / Canvas

 55.1 in x 39.4 in
140 cm x 100 cm

Fernando Fuentes Cortes adopts watercolor as his favorite technique and develops over time an outstanding sample of craft in techniques such as acrylic and oil.

His theme moves between fantasy and poetry, bordering on the metaphysical, the dreamlike and the hyperrealistic.

His exhibition trajectory, of more than 40 individual exhibitions and hundreds of collective ones, is inaugurated by the Alfa Cultural Center and the iconic Miró Gallery of the cultural promoter Guillermo Sepúlveda (1943-2022), in the city of Monterrey, Mexico.

Among his exhibitions, those held at: Galería Arte Actual Mexicano, Monterrey N.L. Musselman Gallery, San Antonio, Tx. Art expo-New York and Art expo-Los Angeles. Louis Aronow Gallery, Sausalito Cal. Buckland Southerst Gallery, Vancouver, Canada. Plaza Fátima Cultural Center, Garza García N.L. The Centennial Museum. Whitfield Gallery. Queretaro Art Museum, Queretaro. Metropolitan Museum of Monterrey. Worthy of mention are his participation in the Palace of Fine Arts in the exhibition Colors under the sun of 1994 and in the Museum of Modern Art in Chapultepec, in the exhibition The self-portrait in Mexico, years 90; the only artist from Monterrey who was part of this exhibition, along with artists such as Tamayo, Toledo and José Luis Cuevas. It was selected by the Pinacoteca de Nuevo León in 1990 for its inaugural exhibition and its inclusion in the book of the Pinacoteca de Nuevo León Collection.

In the year 2000 he was selected by the Monterrey Museum for the exhibition One Hundred Years, One Hundred Artists and appeared in the book, edited by the museum, that commemorates the artists in the exhibition. His work is part of the Cultural Heritage of the State of Nuevo León and the cultural heritage of the Vito Alessio Robles Cultural Center in the city of Saltillo, Coahuila.

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