About Gogy

Georgina Farías Nicolópulos

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.

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Years of artistic work
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Colective exhibitions
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Monumental Works
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Countries showing
her work
Second prize for engraving in onyx, given by the National School of Plastic Arts, La Esmeralda, School of Fine Arts
Mexico City
Second prize in engraving “Fiest 86”, given by the Concergerie of Paris, for her Wood Block Series entitled Del Caos al Cosmos
Paris, France.
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.
Mexico City

Critics and chroniclers

Bertha Taracena
Xavier Moisen
Antonio Rodriguez
Graciela Kartoffel
Andrés Henestrosa
Rafael Solana
Leonora Martin del Campo
Marisa León Portilla
Among others.

Certifications

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
MONUMENTAL WORKS
“The Governor”, “The Family”

Chapultepec Park, Mexico City.

“Gift od Gods”

Continental Grain N.Y., USA.

“Tezozomocsin”, “The Hero Boy”

Atzcapotzalco Cultural Center, Mexico, City.

“Fishers of Stars”, “The Sun and the Moon”, “The Divine Shepherd”

Acapulco, Mexico

“Grace and Joy”

Toluca, México

“Saint Augustine”

New Jersey, USA

“Jesus of the Divine Mercy”

Czestochowa in Poland; Havana in Cuba; Puebla, Ciudad Juárez, Ciudad Nezahualcóyotl in México; Chigago, Illinois, Rwanda.

“The Untamed Horses”

Los Indomables Square, El Paso, Ciudad Juárez in Chihuahua, México.

“The Sun and the Moon”

Sol y La Luna Square at Rafael Pérez Serna Avenue, Ciudad Juárez in Chihuahua, México.

“Immigrant Women”,

Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua in México.

“Juan de Oñate”

Paso del Norte, Ciudad Juárez in Chihuahua, México

“Sisters joined by Peace”

Hungarian Rhapsody Garden at Guadalajara in Jalisco, México.

“Grandparents’ Monument”

San Juan del Río, Querétaro in Mexico.

“Reaching a Goal”

Ciudad Juárez in Chihuahua, México

“Saint Nicolas of Tolentino”

Augustinian-Recoletos Monastery, Monteagudo in Navarra, Spain.

A set of four sculptures “Mother Trinidad Cabrera”

Ourense in Galicia, Spain. Porto de Leixóes in Cabe Verde, Africa.

“Blue Diamond Serenade”

Mall South Financial Conroe, Texas U.S.A.

“Saint Juan Diego”

Cristo Rey Catholic Church, Los Angeles California. Sanctuary of Guadalupe, Santa Fe, New Mexico.

“Breaking the Circle”

Instituto Politécnico Nacional, Casco de Santo Tomas. Mexico City

“John Paul II”

Juan Kobylañski, Wyzsza Szkola Kultury Foundation Torun in Poland. Jesus and Mary Sanctuary, Taxco, Mexico (2014).

“Our Lady of Guadalupe”

El Paso Texas, U.S.A. (May, 2007), Santa Fe, New México U.S.A. (July, 2008), West Corina Convent, Los Angeles, USA (2015), Tijuna BC, Nogales Sonora, State of Mexico (2016), Cuernavaca Morelos, Mexico (2017).

“Jesus of the Divine Mercy”

Yucatán, Mexico (December, 2007) and Marian Helpers in Groveland , Florida USA (2007).

“Our Lord Jesus Crucified Christ”

Incline Village, Nevada, USA

“Our Lord Jesus Christ The King”

Cathedral of Acapulco, México (December 2008).

“Our Lady of Guadalupe in high relief”

CARDI, Mexico City (2010).

“Our Lady of Guadalupe”

Kenya, Africa; Marian Helpers Stockbridge, M.A.; Inmaculate Conception, Chicago Illinois, USA (2010)

“Pregnant Woman”

Inmaculate Conception, Chicago Illinois, USA (2010).

“St. Michael the Archangel”

Jesus and Mary Sanctuary, Taxco, Mexico (2014).

“Religious woman with book”

Madrid, Spain (2014). Almeria, Spain (2016)

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