Carlos Orduña Barrera
Carlos Orduña was born in 1946 in Hidalgo, Mexico.
Orduna first studied Fine Arts during the early 60s at the School of Plastic Arts program under the auspices of the National Institute of Fine Arts of Mexico.
He took part in various collective art exhibitions at: The French Alliance of Mexico; Esplanade of the National Auditory and Mexican Ciba-Geygi as well as several other places.
Early in the 70’s he meet the famous Mexican muralist Jorge González Camarena, author of important murals, from whom he received valuable teachings. Orduna reinterprets the influence he received from Gonzalez Camarena and channeled it in a restless search which gradually grew into his own unique style.
During the 80’s the Mexican-American muralist Armando Campero, who is well known in the United States for his murals, shared his teachings with Orduna.
During the 90’s Orduna sold his work in collective exhibitions at the Galeria Nonita of Mexico and traveled to United States where he showed in several exhibitions and his works were placed in several galleries.
From 2000 to the current date he has displayed his works in several exhibitions
in the Jean Marc of the Angeles California Gallery, as well as in the Municipal Los Angeles Art Gallery; Autonomous University of the State of Mexico; Inter-continental Hotel of Los Angeles; Salon of the Plastic Mexican; Hotel Aeropuerto Plaza of Mexico; Gallery Pedregal Royal and Gallery Pedregal Radisson as well as the law offices Gilbert Moret in Los Angeles and several other places.
He has also collaborated jointly with the muralist Armando Campero in the design and realization of murals in San Fernando Court and Juvenile Sylmar Court in Los Angeles where he executed a mural featuring Cesar Chavez, renown leader of the farm workers.