Luis Frias Leal

Sol Nocturno by Luis Frias Leal

Sol Nocturno (Nocturnal Sun)

Collage and acrylic on paper, unframed

9 in x 11.1 in
22.4 cm x 28.3 cm

The Secret Chord by Luis Frias Leal

The Secret Chord

Collage and acrylic on paper, unframed

28.3 in x 22.4 in
72 cm x 57 cm

La Salida by Luis Frias Leal

La Salida (The Exit)

Wax and collage on canvas, framed

24 in x 39.3 in
60 cm x 100 cm

Luis Frias LealLuis Frías Leal (Monterrey, NL, México / March 8, 1983

Interdisciplinary artist with over 100 exhibitions in museums and galleries of Mexico, USA, Colombia, Germany, Italy and Norway.

Luis is very involved with artistic research specializing in the creative process and community projects, such as Habitar el Cuerpo: interdisciplinary program for artistic research, and Viernes de maestros (Friday School) with the Museum of Contemporary art Monterrey (MARCO).

With the La Columna collective created the documentary on creative processes Modos de vuelo (Flight modes), that encounters artists from his state to dialog about the creative process.

He has many awards and grants for his art, such as a selection for the 2nd and 3rd State Art Award of Nuevo León (2020 and 2022), Sistema Nuevo León para el Impulso Artístico y la creación 2019 (research and production grant), and the Programa Financiarte 2021 by the CONARTE (Arts Council of NL). Winner of the call for Art on an Urban Scale 2022: Benito Greene Public Art.

He is currently investigating disciplinary intersections between the creative processes of the visual arts and the performing arts, taking everyday life as a space of representation.

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