Mexico City, 1964
Carlos Vivar

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He holds a bachelor of graphic design from the Anahuac University in Mexico City, and between 1985 and 1987 he lived in Europe, where he received a masters in computer science, working in that field to pay for his studies; upon his return to Mexico he worked as a director in an advertising agency.

The masterworks of Carlos Vivar reflect a rare combination of passion and sweetness, fiction and symbolism with sand and a mixture of colors with diverse textures full of emotion. His works are captivating, his creation is mature with a special touch. He is one of the great Mexican painters of contemporary art, self taught sculptor of creative and figurative forms.

He has participated in over 100 exhibits in Mexico and abroad, among them: Museum of Anthropology, Museum of Modern Art, Jose Luis Cuevas Museum, Soumaya Museum, Museo de la Bola, in New York, Stockholm, Brussels, Luxembourg, Morges (Switzerland), London, Florence, Guangzouh, Dongguan, Zhuhai (these last three in China), Belize, Honduras, El Salvador and Costa Rica.

In 2010 he exhibited in the city of Stockholm-Sweden, at the Mexican embassy. In 2013 he exhibited and presented his book entitled "Carlos Vivar, the Mexican painter" in New York City.