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BIOGRAPHY

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Slider ImageBorn in Mexico, Raul lived in Mexico City most of his life, since 1999 he has lived in Malinalco and currently lives in Los Mochis, Sinaloa. Since his early childhood he started painting with teachers such as Grachene and José Bardasano. For several years he was part of the studio of Lolo de la Barra and worked materials techniques with Luis Nishizawa. The rest of his knowledge he has developed in a personal manner.

He has had 21 individual exhibits in Mexico, Germany and the United States in museums, galleries and other important locations. Among them are several sponsored by the Mexican top cultural government organizations ( Conaculta - National Council for Culture and the Arts, Fondo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes - National Fund for Culture and the Arts, INBA - National Institute of Fine Arts, Instituto de Cultura de Tabasco - Cultural Institute of the State of Tabasco, Instituto Mexiquense de Cultura - Cultural Institute of the State of Mexico),and the El Paso Arts Resources Department, of El Paso, Texas, and Schloss Liebenstein, in Stuttgart, Germany.

For many years his art has been part of over 60 exhibitions in the most important forums Mexico City, including theMuseo Rufino Tamayo, as well as in several cities throughout Mexico, as well as countries like the U.S., Sweden, Spain, France and Switzerland. In December 2000 he participated in the 'Latino Vetrina Internazionale degli Artisti Americani' in Florence, Italy, where he was awarded the 'Premio Italia Per L'Arte'.

Numerous publications have referred to his work of art, among which are several editions of international auctions, Paris, Art Sales Index, London, Directory of Plastic Arts, Mexico, 1999 Art Calendar, published by the City of El Paso Arts Resources Department and magazines like hello, Madrid, World Executive of Mexico, Mexico's 1994 Fall Musical, Art International Day of Buenos Aires, and books Presence of Mexican Art in Europe (2003) and the Art a hammer price 1977-1995, and World of Art 2000, published in Sweden in December 1999.