Pepe Mar

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Golden Drama, 2010 Mixed Media Dimension Variable © David Castillo Gallery
© David Castillo Gallery
© David Castillo Gallery
© David Castillo Gallery
© David Castillo Gallery
© David Castillo Gallery
Toro Cojo, 2007 © David Castillo Gallery
Spinning Around, 2008 Mixed Media 8 Feet Tall © Collection of the Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, Gift of David Castillo
Revival II © Courtesy of the artist & David Castillo
Revival III, 2013 Mixed Media On Wood Cabinet 41 X 41 X 12 Inches © Courtesy of the artist and David Castillo
© Courtesy of the artist and David Castillo
© Courtesy of the artist and David Castillo
Baby Dragon , 2013 Collage, Paint, Glue 41.5 In X 32.5 In X 7 In © Courtesy of the artist and Andrew Rafacz Gallery
The Nose, 2012 Collage, Paint, And Glue In Shadow Box 32.5 X 42 X 6.5 Inches © Courtesy of the artist & The David Castillo Gallery
© Courtesy of the Artist and David Castillo
© Courtesy of the Artist and David Castillo
Quick Facts
Reynosa, Mexico
Birth year
Lives in
Miami, FL
Works in
Miami, FL



Born: in 1977 in Reynosa, Mexico,
Lives: and works in Miami, FL

2000 BFA, California College of Arts and Crafts, San Francisco, CA

1999 Ècole d’Art, Aix-en-Provence, France

Solo Exhibitions
2007 Monstruos, The Art Gallery at Government Center, Miami, FL

2006 Chiquiti Bum a la Bin Bon Bam, david castillo gallery, Miami , FL

2006 Hunga Bunga, Freight + Volume, New York, NY

2005 To Hell and Back Again, Nada Art Fair, Locust Projects, Miami, FL

2005 Guanajuato, Rocket Projects, Miami, FL

2002 You Better Be Pretty, Ambrosino Gallery, North Miami, FL

2001 I Live Here Now, “It Can Change,” San Francisco, CA

2000 Don’t Breathe Too Deep, Techoa Bruce Gallery, CCAC, San Francisco, CA

Group Exhibitions
2007 Miami New Wave, Phoenix Museum of Art, Arizona (forthcoming)

Destroy this City, David Castillo Gallery, Miami

Native Seeds, ArtCenter South Florida, Miami Beach

Searching for Love & Fire, David Castillo Gallery, Miami

La Frontera, Gescheidle,Chicago ,IL

FIAC Future Quake, Freigth + Volume, Paris, France

For Everyone and No One, Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami, FL

Op-ish, Samson Projects, Boston, MA

Art Chicago, Plush Gallery (Dallas,TX)

Labyrinth, The Newton Building, Curated by Tyler Emerson, Miami, FL

Nada Art Fair, Miami, FL

Animal Farm, Rocket Projects, Miami, FL

Piñata Party, Gavin Brown Enterprise, Organized by “It Can Change,” New York, NY

Visions of Now, J Johnson Gallery, Jacksonville, FL

Young Miami, Annina Nosei Gallery, New York, NY

Delinquent Boys, Plush Gallery, Dallas, TX

Drawing Conclusions 2, Rocket Projects, Miami, FL

Miami in N.Y., Budman Studios, New York, NY

The Stray Show, Worm Hole Laboratory, Chicago, IL

The Skull Show, Hanna Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

If You Believe Hard Enough, Rocket Projects, Miami, FL

By the Woods, Miami Light Project, Miami FL

Dirty South, Worm Hole Laboratory, Miami, FL

Pepelandia, Rectangle Space, Miami, FL

Art Basel Miami Beach, Ambrosino Gallery, Miami Beach, FL

Haunted, Worm Hole Laboratory, Miami, FL

Butt Seriously, The Moore Space, Curated by Aja Albertson, Miami, FL

Gilligan’s Island, Ambrosino Gallery, North Miami, FL

Muestra 2, Adriana Schmidt Gallery, (Stuttgart, Germany) World Trade Center, Mexico

Shadow Cabinets, Kunstall Fridericianum, Organized by “It Can Change,” Germany

Cut and Paste 2, Ambrosino Gallery, North Miami, FL

Of Off Painting, Buick Building, Miami Design District, FL

Art Basel Miami Beach, Ambrosino Gallery (North Miami, FL), Miami Beach, FL

Stomping Grounds I, ACSF, Curated by Carolina Salazar, Miami Beach, FL

The No Show Against Discrimination, Frederic Snitzer Gallery, Coral Gables, FL

Slide Jam, Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL

Tent, Locust Projects, Miami, FL

Face 2 Face 2 Face, Pond Space, Organized by “It Can Change,” San Francisco, CA

Point of Departure, Mission Cultural Center, San Francisco, CA

Jardin, Curated by Chris Perez, San Francisco, CA

1999 All College Honors, Oliver Art Center, CCAC, Oakland, CA

Johnson, Ken, "Hunga Bunga review," New York Times, August 11, 2006, p. B28

Weinberg, Michelle, Native Seeds, LegalArt grant finalists, ArtCenter South Florida exhibition catalogue, June 2006.

Buck, Luisa, “The Satellite Fair Comes of Age,” The Art Newspaper, Dec. 2005

Workman, Michael, “Border Patrol,” New City Chicago, 2005

Fontana, Lilia, “About Collections and Collectors,” Arte al Dia, 2004

Babcock, Mark, “Delinquent Boys,” Glasstire, Oct. 2004

Moreno, Gean, “If You Believe Hard Enough,” Art US, Oct. 2004

Martin, Marisol, “Art Chicago,” Art Nexus, Oct. 2004

Sommereys, Omar, "Electric Kool-Aid Overload," The Street, April 2004

Suarez de Jesus, Carlos, “Art Capsules,” The New Times, March 2004

Turner, Elisa, “Way Outside the Galleries,” The Miami Herald, Feb. 2004

Sirgado, Miguel, “Edge Zones,” El Nuevo Herald, Feb. 2004

Feinstein, Roni, “Expanding Horizons,” Art in America, Dec. 2003

Sirgado, M., “Muestras Paralelas de Downtown a Wynwood,” El Nuevo Herald, Dec. 2003

Hernandez, Amber, “Dark Days,” The Miami Hurricane, Dec. 2003

Triff, Alfredo, “Mortality Rules,” The New Times, Dec. 2003

Bayer, Brian, “South Florida Today,” PBS, Sept. 2003

Ocan¹a, Damarys, “Cheeky Showing,” The Street, Aug. 2003

Turner, Elisa, “Galleries Put Focus On Home Grown Art,” The Miami Herald, Aug. 2003

Turner, Elisa, “City Focus: Miami- A Dramatic Reinvention,” ARTnews, Feb. 2003

Ales, Reynaldo, “Arte y Aparte,” Travel and Leisure, Jan. 2003

Cotzee, Mark, Where Art is Happening, 2002

Ocan¹a, Damarys, “Art Guide 2002,” The Street, Oct. 2002

Sultry, Lynn, “Newly Juried Artists,” Art on the Road, Summer 2000

Turner, Elisa, “As Reality Art, Tent Survives Camp Of Live-in Artist,” The Miami Herald, Sept. 2001
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