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Leovigildo Martinez Torres

Biography - Leovigildo Martinez was born in the city of Oaxaca in 1959. He began his studies in 1977 at the Centro de Education Artistico de Oaxaca, and studied at the Taller de Artes Rufino Tamayo as well.

Exhibitions - Martinez has been included in a number of group shows since 1977, including the "Life, Legends and Dreams" show. A visit to California in 1987 led to a series of solo shows in Los Alto, Santa Clara and San Francisco.

Publications - Martinez has illustrated three children"s book (with author Matthew Gollub), The Twenty-five Mixtec Cats, The Moon Was at a Fiesta and Uncle Snake. The Cafe Pasqual's Cookbook featured the murals he painted in that celebrated Santa Fe restaurant.

Leovigildo Martinez in his studio - Oaxaca, March, 2006
(Photograph © Anthony Hart Fisher)



Fiesta Abajo
Leovigildo Martinez Torres (Oaxaca, Mexico),
Oil on Canvas, (14 1/2" x 19 3/4"), 2006

$1600 SOLD 5/06



Caminos del Jugueter
Leovigildo Martinez Torres (Oaxaca, Mexico),
Aquatint, #24/50 (13 x 19), 1992

$950 framed

SOLD 2/08



El Cusco
Leovigildo Martinez Torres (Oaxaca, Mexico),
Lithograph, #P/A (18" x 12"), 1999

$550




Metiche
Leovigildo Martinez Torres (Oaxaca, Mexico),
Engraving, P/A #5/6 (6 1/8 x 2 3/4), 1994

$145 SOLD 11/2002




Callejon de Resbalon (Skid Alley)
Leovigildo Martinez Torres (Oaxaca, Mexico),
Aquatint, #25/50 ( x ), 1996

$650 framed SOLD




Tlacachueros (Possums)
Leovigildo Martinez Torres (Oaxaca, Mexico),
Aquatint, P/A #8/10 (4" x 6 1/2"), 1995

$350



Uncle Snake
Children's book illustrated by one of our Oaxacan artists.
Text by Matthew Gollub
Illustrated by Leovigildo Martinez Torres,
Published by Tambourine Books
New York, 1996

$16.00 hardcover
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