San Antonio , TX, United States
About Jorge Puron
Jorge Puron is a self-taught painter born in Northeast Mexico who lives and works in San Antonio, Texas. His artwork is influenced by a life lived on both sides of the border of the United States and Mexico. In 2002 he co-founded and coordinated a project to promote artists in San Miguel de Allende which continues today. In 2010 he was selected as advisor to the municipal council of culture in Piedras Negras, Mexico. In 2010 the museum Reyes Meza in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico hosted a solo exhibit of his abstract paintings. In 2013 he received the Erick Schaudies Memorial Award at K Space Contemporary in Corpus Christi, Texas; the top prize for Third Coast National juried exhibition. He has worked on numerous commissions and participated in over 100 solo and group shows over the past 18 years. His work is part of private and corporate collections in North America and Europe. Currently he is working on a curated show with seven artists from South Texas on a project titled Los de abajo (The Underdogs). He has also worked in cinema as an art director and a set designer for independent short and full-length features.
Self taught. Thousands of studio hours and collaboration with many artists of different disciplines
Over 95 national and international individual and group exhibits.
For a complete CV including exhibition history, awards, bibliography, corporate collections and work experience, please reference my personal website.