Francisco Ugarte

Francisco Ugarte holds a BA in Architecture from the Western Institute of Superior and Technological Studies. He has had solo exhibitions at the Clemente Orozco Museum in Guadalajara, and the Experimental Museum El Eco in Mexico City. Select group exhibitions include the Raúl Anguiano Museum of Art, Guadalajara; Museo Jumex, Mexico City; Salón ACME, Mexico City; and Museo Nacional de Arte, Mexico City. Special projects with Marfa Contemporary in Texas and SiTE:LAB in Grand Rapids, Michigan are forthcoming in fall 2016. His work is held in the Charpenel Collection and Colección Jumex, and he has been awarded residencies at the Careyes Foundation and Casa Wabi, both in Mexico. The artist lives and works in Guadalajara.


Francisco Ugarte’s Slides Project an Old-Time View of Abstraction Blake Gopnik, artnet News
August 9, 2016
Critic's Pick: Francisco Ugarte Kaitlyn A. Kramer, Artforum
July 22, 2016
In New York, a Mexican Artist Revisits the Creative Possibilities of the Carousel Slide Projector Bridget Gleeson, Artsy
July 20, 2016
El arte en fuga de Francisco Ugarte Joaquin Badajoz, El Diario Nueva York
July 14, 2016
In ‘The Architectural Impulse,’ Art Aspires Holland Cotter, The New York Times
August 13, 2015

By Holland Cotter, The New York Times


"[Sullivan] wanted to talk about a different morality, the morality of aesthetics, looks, ornament, and how buildings can aspire to being art objects. Sullivan’s subject, still very much with us, is posed — though flipped around — in this group show at Cristin Tierney, organized by the architect Warren James. Here, we’re seeing art objects made in an architectural spirit."