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Jose Fors
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Jose Fors 1958 Born in Havana, Cuba,
1960 Moved to the United States.
1967 Traveled to Mexico, settling first in Guadalajara and later in Mexico City.
1976 Returned to Miami, Florida for three years to study anatomical drawing
with Roberto Martinez. His studies completed, he returned to Guadalajara,
Mexico, where he lives today.
1996 He officially became a Mexican resident.
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White Vase 2002
Water Tank 2002
Venus 2002
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Seated Figure 2002
The Hammock 2002 Fruit & Space 2002
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Fruit Fresco 2002 Face 2002 Crocodile Girl 2002
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Compact Figure 2002    

Solo Exhibitions
1979 Virginia Miller Galleries, Miami, Florida, E.U.A. Primera Exposicion Individual
1980 Hotel Lafayette, Guadalajara, Jal.
1982 "Nosotros los Cobardes" Galeria de la Universidad de Guadalajara, Jal.
1983 "Fosa Comun" Estudio del Artista, Guadalajara, Jal.
1985 "Reverencia al temor" Rafael Matos Galeria de Arte, Mexico, D.F."Acto de Culpa" Galeria Magritte, Guadalajara, Jal.
1986 "Jose Fors" Museo del Pueblo, Guanajuato, Gto.
1987 "Fragmentos y Secuencias" Galeria Magritte, Guadalajara, Jal.
1988 "Retratola" Galeria Azul, Guadalajara, Jal.
1989 "Funerales Rectangulares" Galeria Jorge Alvarez, Guadalajara, Jal.
1990 "Fors, 1990" Galeria Arvil, Mexico, D.F.
1991 "Hijos del Metal" Gallery Raices, Atho Rey, Puerto Rico.
"Luna Llena" Gallery Jorge Alvarez, Guadalajara, Jal.
"Grabados y Monotipos" Galeria Vincent, A.C.,Guadalajara, Jal.
1992 "Colectiva" Gallery Jorge Alvarez, Guadalajara, Jal.
1993 "Testimonios y Consecuencias" Gallery Raices, Atho Rey Puerto Rico
."Bajo Presion" Americas Art Gallery, Houston, Texas, E.U.A.
1994 "Geografia y Religion" Ravel Fine Art, San Antonio Texas, E.U.A.
1995 "Fango y Luz" Gallery Raices, Atho Rey, Puerto Rico
."Obra Reciente" Sindin Gallery, Nueva York, E.U.A."Landscapes of the skin
" Waller Gallery, Amsterdam, Holanda."Geografia y Religion
" Martin Rathturn Gallery, San Antonio, Texas, E.U.A.
1996 "Jose Fors, Retrospectiva" Museo de las Artes, Universidad de Guadalajara, Guad. Jal.
1997 "Bajo Presion" Museo del Consulado Instituto Cultural Mexicano, San Antonio, Texas,E.U.A.
1998 "Puntas secas, Aguas fuertes" Museo Taller Jose Clemente Orozco, Guadalajara, Jal.
1999 "Estetica del Canibalismo"
Museo de la Secretaria de Hacienda, Antiguo Palacio de Arzobispado, Mexico, D.F.
"En su tinta y metal" Casa Diego Rivera, Guanajuato, Gto.
"Metal y papel" Museo de la Cd. de Leon, Leon Gto.
"Jose Fors en el Cabanas" Instituto Cultural Cabanas, Guadalajara, Jal.
2000 "Turning Point" Ravel Fine Art, Austin, Texas E.U.A.
"Obra pictorica de Jose Fors" Gallery Arte 3, Leon, Gto.
"Del Surco, Grabados Recientes" Casa Durer, Guadalajara, Jal.
2001 "Flor o Fruto" Gallery Arte Tres Leon, Gto. Mexico.
"Jose Fors 2001" Gallery de Arte Moderno, Guadalajara, Jal.
"Fisonomia del Inconsciente" Drexel Gallery, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
"Los rios de tinta" Museo Posada, Aguascalientes, Ags. Mexico.
"Los rios de tinta" Museo Francisco Goitia, Zacatecas, Zac. Mexico.
2002 "Expectaciones" Atelier Gallery, Guadalajara, Jal.
"Flor o fruto" Gallery Los Zacatecanos, Zac, Zacatecas, Mexico

Group Exhibitions

l980 "Exposicion Inaugural" Atelier Galeria, Guadalajara, Jal.
1981 "Artistas Latinos" Virginia Miller Galleries, Miami, Florida, E.U.A.
1982 "Salon de la Vida y la Muerte" Galeria Municipal, Guadalajara, Jal.
1983 "Lucia Maya, Ricardo Anguia y Jose Fors
" Galeria La Pulga"Primera Bienal de Dibujo" Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico, D.F.
1984 "Dotty Attie y Jose Fors" Galeria Ricardo Barreto, Boston, Mass. E.U.A.
1985 "Rigor Mortis" Galeria Sloane Racota, Mexico, D.F.
1986 "Salon de la grafica 86" Foro de Arte y Cultura, Guadalajara, Jal.
1987 "Encuentro Nacional de Arte Joven" Auditorio Nacional de Mexico. Mexico, D.F
."El Mujerio" Galeria Varia, Guadalajara, Jal.
1988 "Works on paper" Sindin Gallery, Nueva York, E.U.A.
"Hojas de Papel Volando" Intersection of the Arts, San Fco. California, E.U.A.
"Six Artist Working in Guadalajara" Galeria del Consulado Mexicano, Nueva York, E.U.A.
1989 "Carla Rippey y Jose Fors" Galeria Manina Centeno, Manzanillo, Colima.
1990 "Un Panorama del Arte Mexicano" Instituto Cultural Mexicano, Washington, D.C. E.U.A.
"Siete decadas de Arte Jalisciense" Instituto Cultural Cabanas, Guadalajara, Jal.
1991 "Martha Pacheco y Jose Fors" Galeria Florencia Riestra, Mexico, D.F.
1992 "Artistas Contemporaneos Jaliscienses" Galeria de Arte Moderno, Guadalajara, Jal.
"Caminos del Realismo Mexicano" Instituto Cultural Mexicano, San Antonio Texas, E.U.A.
1998 Fundacion Cultural Bancomer, Mexico, D.F. y Monterrey, N.L.
1999 "Canada Incidences Contemporary Etching from Jalisco" Universidad de Winnipeg,Canada.
2000 "Pintura en Jalisco 1950-2000" Instituto Cultural Cabanas
"Multiplicity Prints from the permanent collection" Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum, Chicago Illinois, E.U.A
."De papel" Casa Durer, Guadalajara, Jal. Mexico.
"The Latin American & Caribbean Contemporary Art "TODAY" " Miura Museum of Art, Miura, Japan.
2001 "Seleccionados de la 10 th International Biennial Print and Drawing Exhibition 2001, R.O.C.
" Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taiwan, Republic of China
"Seleccionados de la Osaka Triennale 2001" Contemporary Art Space Osaka CASO, Osaka, Japon
"Pintura en Jalisco 1950-2000" Museo de la Sria. de Hacienda y Credito Publico, Antiguo Palacio del Arzobispado, Mexico, DF.
"Arte Actual de Latinoamerica" Promo-Arte Latin American Art Gallery , Tokyo, Japan
"Grafica en Jalisco" Instituto de las Artes Graficas, Oaxaca, Oax. Mexico.
"Colectiva de Pintura" Centro Cultural Casa Vallarta, Guadalajara, Jal. Mexico.
2005 The 6thLatin American & Caribbean Contemporary Art "Today" exhibition, in Latin-American Art Gallery Promo-Arte, Tokyo,Japan

2006

Fructus exhibition, in Latin-American Art Gallery Promo-Arte, Tokyo,Japan
Latin American blue, in Latin-American Art Gallery Promo-Arte, Tokyo,Japan
2008 Promo-arte Gallery Collection , in Latin-American Art Gallery Promo-Arte, Tokyo,Japan
2009 "CUBAN CONTEMPORARY ARTIST", in Latin-American Art Gallery Promo-Arte, Tokyo,Japan
2010 Latin American Contemporary Art Exhibition, in Latin-American Art Gallery Promo-Arte, Tokyo,Japan
2011 LIVING ART of Latin American, in Latin-American Art Gallery Promo-Arte, Tokyo,Japan
"Multiple Visualization ", in Latin-American Art Gallery Promo-Arte, Tokyo,Japan
2012 Latin American Contemporary Art exhibition, in Latin-American Art Gallery Promo-Arte, Tokyo,Japan
"Latin American Art exhibition" Vol.01, in Latin-American Art Gallery Promo-Arte, Tokyo,Japan
"Latin American Art exhibition" Vol.02, in Latin-American Art Gallery Promo-Arte, Tokyo,Japan
2014 Caribbean Contemporary Art Exhibition, in Latin-American Art Gallery Promo-Arte, Tokyo,Japan
Latin American & Caribbean Contemporary Art "TODAY", in Latin-American Art Gallery Promo-Arte, Tokyo,Japan
2015 "Breath of life"Mexico and Cuba, in Latin-American Art Gallery Promo-Arte, Tokyo,Japan
"Breath of life"Mexico and Cuba Part2, in Latin-American Art Gallery Promo-Arte, Tokyo,Japan
Livung Art Exhibition III FROM LATIN AMERICA ART, in Latin-American Art Gallery Promo-Arte, Tokyo, Japan

Awards and Mentions

1979 Public Television WPBT2 en South Florida, Art Auction Exhibition 1979.
1983 Salon de Octubre por el Departamento de Bellas Artes y FONAPAS del Gobierno de Jalisco, Mexico.
1985 International Institute of Education, Cintas Foundation, Inc. New York, New York, USA.
1986 Salon de la Grafica 1986, Foro de Arte y Cultura, Guadalajara, Jalisco
1987 Septimo Encuentro Nacional de Arte Joven, Gobierno del Estado de Aguascalientes.
1991 Novena Bienal del Grabado Latinoamericano y del Caribe, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
2000 VIII Concurso Nacional de Grabado Jose Guadalupe Posada.

Collections
Museo Jose Guadalupe Posada, Aguascalientes, Mexico.
The Blantom Museum of Art, Austin, Texas. USA.
San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, Texas, USA .
Museo del Pueblo de Guanajuato, Guanajuato, Gto.
Wurt Museum, Germany.
Museo de las Artes de la Universidad de Guadalajara, Guadalajara, Jalisco.
The Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum Chicago, Illinois.
Museo de la Secretaria de Hacienda, Antiguo Palacio del Arzobispado, Mexico. D.F.