RESUME

He was born in Mexico City in 1980.
His works are part of private collections in Paris, Brussels, Madrid, Berlin, Sydney, Hong Kong, New York and Mexico.
He has more than 30 national and international awards in different disciplines such as drawing, illustration and art direction.

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EDUCATION

2017

Master in Arts Management. Istituto Europeo di Design. Florence, Venice and Rome.
Bachelor of Fashion Design and Advertising. Univesidad Janette Klein. Mexico city.

2016

Seminar “Approaches to contemporary art” . Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo MUAC. Mexico city.

2003

  • Postgraduate in Art Direction and Advertising. Central Saint Martins School of Design. London.
  • Postgraduate in Photography. Central Saint Martins School of Design. London.
  • Bachelor in Graphic Design. Universidad Iberoamericana. Mexico city.

2001

Postgraduate in Visual Arts. Accademia dell’Arte. Florence

1993-1997

Drawing and painting workshop. Antigua Academia de San Carlos, FAD / UNAM. Mexico city
RECOGNITION TO HIS CAREER.

2017

Artistic residency in Iran by the Embassy of Mexico in Tehran.

2007-2008

Cultural guest of the Embassy of Belgium in Paris
SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019

“Lenguaje Nómada”. Centro cultural Plaza Fátima, Secretaría de Cultura de San Pedro Garza García, Monterrey, N.L.

2018

“Parfum de voyage” by L’Objet. Maison & Objet, París. Ene

2017

  • “Verdades”. Embassy of Mexico in Iran, Tehran.
  • “Coronas”. Embassy of Mexico in France, Instituto Cultural de Mexico

2016

  • “Couronnes. Retrospective exhibition of his life and work in Paris 2005-2015”. Paris.
  • “Fluctuat nec mergitur”. Galerie Detajs, Paris.
  • “Gildo Medina”. Appart Paris Galerie fait maison, 8ème Édition, Paris.
  • “Nomadism in art”. Appart Paris Galerie fait maison, 7ème Édition, Dubai.
  • “Nobody No.21”. LUISAVIAROMA Pitti Uomo. Live performance and presentation of a mural created in situ, Florence.
  • “Tree of Desire”. Heritage Auctions Park Avenue, New York.
  • “Tree of Desire”. Hotel Waldorf Astoria, New York.
  • “Nobody 23”. Luisaviaroma, Florence.

2015

  • “Parfum de voyage” by L’Objet. Maison & Objet, Paris.
  • “Parfum de Voyage par Gildo Medina”. Lane Crawford L’objet, Beijing, Shanghai.
  • “Gildo Medina”. SMART, Salón de Arte de San Miguel de Allende.

2014

  • “Gildo Medina for Duerme Tranquilo Foundation”. ZONAMACO Antiques fair, Mexico city.
  • “Néo-Portraits. Les Personnages de Gildo Medina”. Galerie Square’s, Paris.

2011

“Carnet de voyage”. Integral, México.

2010

  • “Welcome to reality”. Vice Gallery Project room, CDMX.
  • “Le miroir de Dionysos”. Galerie 13 Jeannette Mariani, París.

2008

“Beauty knows no pain”. Galería Sin Sitio, Madrid.

2007

“Eat my handbag, Puta!” Galerie Chappe, París.

COLLECTIVE EXHIBITIONS (selection):

2020

“Spirituality in the Material” Complesso dello Spasimo, Palermo, Italia.

2018

“Objets Nomades”. Louis Vuitton, CDMX.

2015

  • “DI.ME Diseño Mexicano En Londres” Secretaria de Relaciones Exteriores,
  • Londres. “Nixon Art Mosh”. Casa Lamm, CDMX.

2014

  • “Play With Me. Mexico”. Casa del Lago, UNAM, Mexico city.
  • Lane Crawford, Hong Kong.
  • PINTA. Latin American contemporary art fair, London.
  • “Manos por México. Intervention of the hand-chair / la Mano-Silla of Pedro Friedeberg by various artists”.
  • Itinerant exhibition presented in Reyes Meza museum in Nuevo Laredo, Pinacoteca of Nuevo León and Franz Mayer museum in Mexico city.
  • Winners of Quorum awards. Museo de Talavera de La Reyna, Puebla.

2013

Winners of Quorum awards. Museo Franz Mayer, Mexico city

2011

  • Arte Vivo Auction. Fundación México Vivo, Museo de arte Moderno, Mexico city
  • PINTA. Latin American contemporary art fair, London

2010

Hardcore Art Contemporary Space of Miami. London.

2009

“For rent”. Daniel Liebsohn gallery, Mexico city.

2005

International contemporary art fair FIAC. Exhibition of Coca-cola limited editions by Gildo Medina, Paris.

1997

“Destino común”. Gallery of Academia de San Carlos, Mexico city.

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