Calixto Robles

About the Artist

Calixto Robles - Jugando
Calixto Robles - Jugando

Calixto Robles was born in Oaxaca, Mexico. He is a painter, printer, and sculptor .. His work, which is inspired by the myths and symbols of the ancient traditions of Mexico, has been exhibited in galleries in Mexico, America, and France. Robles has been a member of the Society of Printmakers of California since 1993 and has taught silk–screen at Mission Grafica since 1992.

 

EDUCATION
1980-83 Universidad Autonoma Benito Juarez de Oaxaca, Mexico
1994 Talle de Artes Plasticas Rufino Tamayo, Oaxaca, Mexico
2002 Art Studio of the University of California in Berkeley

EXHIBITS
2004
Oakland Museum of California Collectors Gallery, “Images from Tlalocan”, Oakland, CA
Museum of the Legion of Honor, “Arco Iris de Culturas”, San Francisco CA
Snite Museum of Art “Dia de los Muertos”, Notre Dame, IN
The Gallery America in the University of Notre Dame, Institute for Latino Studies, Myth and Symbols, Notre Dame, IN
Meridiam Gallery “Edition of Four”,San Francisco CA
2003
Movimiento de Arte y Cultura Latino Americana, “6th Annual Latino Art Auction”, San Jose, CA
The Mission Cultural Center, “ 25 Years of Heart and Struggle”, San Francisco, CA
2002
Oakland Museum of California,“Espiritu Sin Fronteras”, Oakland, CA
SoMarts, “Oaxaca to Atzlan”, San Francisco, CA
Oakland Museum of California Collector’s Gallery,“Visions Latino”, Oakland, CA
2001
Museo Nacional de la Estampa, Mexico City, Mexico
Instituto de Artes Grafica, “I Bienal de grabado Rufino Tamayo”, Oaxaca, Mexico
Fundacion del Carmen, “Oaxaca bajo su Immensa Intensidad”, Mexico City, Mexico
Latin American Gallery, “Nocheztli”, San Francisco, CA
2000
San Augustin Gallery, “Arte de Oaxaca”, Oaxaca, Mexico
The Mission Cultural Center, Solo Show “ Sonidos y Formas, Punto de Partida”, San Francisco, CA
1999
Biblioteca de la Havana, ”Prints from San Francisco”, La Havana, Cuba
Barrio Tercero, “Semana Mexicana en Paris”, Paris, France
The Mission Cultural Center, “Oaxaca Huaxyacac en la nariz de los Huaxes”, San Francisco, CA
1998
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, “Labyrinth for the Dead”, San Francisco, CA
California Society of Printmakers, “85th Anniversary”, San Francisco, CA
Centro Cultural de Mexico, “Dia de los Muertos”, Paris, France
The Mission Cultural Center, “Havana/San Francisco”, San Francisco, CA
1997
Richmond Art Center, “North American Printmaking Exhibit”, Richmond, CA
Vorpal Gallery, “Latin American Artists” San Francisco, CA
La Pena Cultural Center, “Dia de los Muertos”, Berkeley, CA
Carmichael Gallery, “Two Person Show” San Francisco, CA
New College of California, “ Art Against the Death Penalty”, San Francisco, CA
1996
Art of the Americas, “Valley of Light”, Fresno, CA
La Mano Magica, “Dia de los Muertos”, Oaxaca, Mexico
Vorpal Gallery, “Second Annual Contemporary Mexican Artists” , San Francisco, CA
The Legion of Honor, “Silent Auction for La Raza”, San Francisco, CA
Vesuvios,”Prints”, San Francisco, CA

EXHIBITS
1995

Galeria on the Rim, “Art of the Americas”, San Francisco, CA
Galeria de la Raza/Studio 24, Solo Show “Screen Prints”, San Francisco, CA
Artists to Artist
1994
Galeria de la Raza/Studio 24, Solo Show, “New Screen Prints”, San Francisco, CA
White and Cooper Hall, “Cultural Expressions”, San Francisco, CA
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, “Mission Grafica Retrospective”, San Francisco, CA
1993
The Mission Cultural Center, “The California Society of Printmakers Annual Show, San Francisco, CA
1992
Oakland Museum, “Festival of Arte and Cultura Sin Fronteras” , Oakland, CA

EXPERIENCE
1992-Present

The Mission Cultural Center, San Francisco, CA
Silk screen instructor for adults and youth for the center and partnered with programs including Escuela Mas Summer Program (1996-1998) 
Horizons Unlimited (1994-1995)
Mayor’s Office After School Program (1995- 1999), and The Mexican Museum After School Program(2001- present) 

GROUPS
1992-Present

Member of The California Society of Printmakers

CURATOR
The Legion of Honor, “Arco Iris de Culturas”,San Francisco CA
Curated first Day of the Dead Exhibit

WORKSHOPS
The Mexican Museum, , San Francisco, CA
Artist Teacher, August 2004
Designed and taught screen printing using Mexican symbols

SFMOMA
Family Day Artist, San Francisco, CA
Artist Teacher, February 2005
Designed and taught Frida Kahlo Retablos Self Portrait Project

Jugando
SKU: CLXR-1801

Serigraph, #12/40, c.1990.  Image 16" x 10 1/4" on 26" x 19" sheet.  Framed.

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