NoMAA member and grant awardee Felipe Galindo presents “No Man Is a Desert Island,” an exhibition of cartoons from his newly released book of the same title. The exhibition features a selection of approximately 50 original drawings, published in the US and internationally (The New Yorker, The New York Times, Reader’s Digest, Mad, etc.).
Artist Reception and book signing: Friday 25 May, 6–9 p.m.
Exhibition on view through 30 June 2012. Free and open to the public.
Mark Miller Gallery
92 Orchard Street
New York, NY 10002
Tel: +1 212 253-9479
About the artist
Felipe Galindo (Feggo) is an award-winning artist who creates humorous work in a variety of media, including cartoons, illustrations, animations, fine art, and public art. His cartoons and drawings appear in many publications around the world. Recently, Feggo received the 2nd prize at the prestigious Porto Cartoon Festival in Portugal. He has also received awards from: the United Nations Correspondents Association, the International Latino Book Awards, the Knnoke-Heist Humor Festival in Belgium, the Greek Ministry of Culture, the National Association of Latino Arts and Culture, the Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance, the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, the Puffin Foundation, the Latino Public Broadcasting, the New York Council for the Arts, the US/Mexico Fund for Culture of the Rockefeller Foundation, the New York Foundation for the Arts, the San Antonio Cine Festival, the Ajijic Film Festival and the Omiya Humor Festival in Japan. Galindo has held numerous individual and group exhibitions in the United States and abroad. His animations have been featured in MTV’s Liquid TV, Reel Thirteen and Sí-TV as well as in numerous film festivals and institutions, including South by Southwest, the Guggenheim Museum in New York and the Reina Sofia Museum in Madrid. He is the creator of the celebrated project Manhatitlan, which includes works on paper, animations, and the book Manhatitlan, Mexican and American Cultures Intertwined (Jorge Pinto Books 2010.)
For more information about the artist please visit www.felipegalindo.com