Felipe Galindo (aka Feggo) creates humorous art in a variety of media, including cartoons, illustrations, animations, fine art and public art.
Born in Cuernavaca, Mexico, he resides in New York City since 1983. BFA in Visual Arts from the National Autonomous University of Mexico. His humorous drawings have appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Reader's Digest, Mad, Narrative, International Herald Tribune, NACLA, INXART and numerous European publications.
Galindo has held numerous individual exhibitions in the United States and abroad.
Has received grants from the LMCC, NALAC, NYSCA, NoMAA, Puffin Foundation, US/Mexico Fund for Culture, Latino Public Broadcasting.
Recent awards include: Zagreb Cartoon 2014; International Tourism Cartoon Competition 2013, Antalya, Turkey; 2012 Porto Cartoon Festival, Portugal; United Nations Correspondents Association, 2012; "People's Prize," Knokke-Heist Humorfest 2011, Belgium; Greek Ministry of Culture Honorable Mention, 2007; "People's Choice Award," Omiya Festival, Japan.
He is the creator of the celebrated project Manhatitlan: Mexican and American Cultures Intertwined, which includes a book (J. Pinto Books.), works on paper exhibitions and animations. He also has a couple of cartoon collections: “Cats Will Be Cats” (Plume/Penguin) and “No Man Is a Desert Island” (J. Pinto Books.)
He created “Magic Realism in Kingsbridge,” a series of 4 public artworks in faceted glass for the 231st. Street subway station in New York, commissioned by the MTA-Arts for Transit Program.
"Frida Khalo’s New York" was his most recent exhibition at Mark Miller Gallery, New York, a whimsical take on that artist’s visit to the city in the 1930’s and 40’s and it is currently on view at the Women’s Rights National Historical Park in Seneca Falls, NY.
To view more of his work please visit www.feggo.com
RECENT INDIVIDUAL EXHIBITIONS
2015 "Frida Kahlo Loves New York" Women's Rights National Historical Park Gallery, Seneca Falls, New York.
2015 "Frida Kahlo's New York" Mark Miller Gallery, New York City.
2013 "Frida's New York" Word Up Bookstore Gallery, New York City.
2013 "Humorous Drawings" Interchurch Center Galleries, New York City.
2013 "Manhatitlan" Bowling Green Gallery, City College of New York.
2012 "George Washington Revisits Washington Heights", Morris-Jumel Mansion Museum, NYC
2012 "No Man Is a Desert Island", Mark Miller Gallery, New York City
2012 "Manhatitlan" The Hall of Fame Gallery, Bronx Community College, NYC.
2011 “Day of The Dead”, Azucarera Gallery, Harlem, NYC.
2011 “Used/Reused” Mark Miller Gallery, NYC.
2011 "Manhatitlan", Interchurch Center Galleries, NYC.
2010 “Between The Lines”, Columbia University Research Centers, NYC.