Georgina Farías Nicolópulos, known as “Gogy”, was born on November 16th in Mexico City, where she currently lives and works. She studied plastics arts at the Iberoamerican University (1960 – 1964), while simultaneously attending classes at the National School of Plastic Arts, La Esmeralda (1962–1964). She also worked in the painting workshop of E. Coghlan and in the modeling workshop of C. Espinoza de los Monteros.
GOGY FARIAS is one of the first sculptress of the contemporary Mexico, with over 40 years of artistic work which includes over 300 collective exhibitions, 94 individual exhibitions and more than 50 monumental works located in art squares, public squares and in several business centers.
Her exhibitions have been presented in the following places: Athens and Port of Piraeus, Greece; Barcelona, Spain; Bandole, Toulon and Paris, France; E.U.R district in Rome and Florence, Italy; Warsaw, Czestochowa and Lod’such, Poland; Szeksard and Budapest, Hungary; Sao Paulo, Brazil; Santiago, Chile; Punta del Este, Uruguay; Los Angeles CA, New York N.Y., New Mexico, Santa Fe, West Orange, New Jersey, Boca Ratón, Palm Beach, Miami, Pampano B., Florida in The United States; Montreal, Laval and Quebec in Canada.
Gogy’s artistic work and professional career, in which she achieves the syncretism between the figurative and the expressionist, place this artist as one of the best sculptors in the world.
AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS
Second prize for engraving in onyx, given by the National School of Plastic Arts, La Esmeralda, School of Fine Arts
Second prize in engraving “Fiest 86”, given by the Concergerie of Paris, for her Wood Block Series entitled Del Caos al Cosmos
An Important Recognition given by The Honorable Consultive Congress of Mexico City for artistic work entitled Homenaje al Arbol (Tribute to the tree) 70 artworks inspired by the universal and sacred symbolism of the tree.
CRITICS AND CHRONICLERS
Leonora Martin del Campo
Marisa León Portilla
She has appeared in different media. Magazines and newspapers have published articles regarding her exhibitions and work. Her work has been acclaimed by several galleries and government authorities from different cities and countries around the world: Santa Fe, New Mexico, New York, Florida, Montreal, Madrid, Poland, Hungary, France, Mexico
HER ARTISTIC WORKS HAVE BEEN PLACED IN COUNTRIES SUCH AS:
AFRICA Kenya Rwanda Cabe Verde CHILE Santiago de Chile CUBA Havana USA California El Paso, Texas Florida Chicago, Illinois La Feria, Texas Massachusetts New Jersey New York Nevada Santa Fe, New México Oregon SPAIN Madrid Navarra Galicia Ourense Los Negrales Alpedrete Bueso Pineda Almeria FRANCE Paris Toulon ISRAEL Cesaria de Filipo PORTUGAL Fatima, Portugal POLAND Czestochowa Torun URUGUAY Punta del Este MEXICO Mexico City Acapulco, Guerrero Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua Huixquilucan, State of Mexico Guadalajara León, Guanajuato Puebla, Queretaro Toluca, Yucatán, Taxco Zihuatanejo, Cuernavaca Tijuana BC, Nogales, Sonora