Felipe Galindo

Born in Cuernavaca, Mexico. US citizen. BFA Visual Arts, National University of Mexico.
Felipe Galindo (aka Feggo) is a fine artist, illustrator, cartoonist and independent animator. His humorous drawings have appeared in The New Yorker, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Barron’s, Newsday, Reader’s Digest, Mad, Nickelodeon, Narrative, The International Herald Tribune and many oher publications worldwide.
He is the creator of the celebrated project “Manhatitlan: Mexican and American Cultures Intertwined,” which includes works on paper, exhibitions, animations and a book of the same title.

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.
2009 “All the World in Manhattan” Boricua College, NYC.
2009 “Manhatitlan Codex” Rutgers University, New Brunswick NJ.
2009 “Feggo in NY” Feria de Libro y Artes, Mazatlan, Mexico.
2008 “Manhatitlan Codex” Grady Alexis Gallery, New York, NY.
2007 “Manhatitlan” Berkeley College, New York, NY
2007 “Manhatitlan” St. John’s University, New York, NY.
2005 “New York Drawings” PhilosophyBox Gallery, New York, NY.
2004 “Manhatitlan and Manhattan” Grady Alexis Gallery, New York, NY.
2004 “The Whole Enchilada!” Zona Rosa, New York, NY.
1999 “The Manhatitlan Chronicles” Mexican Cultural Institute of New York, NY.
1999 “Our Man in New York” Morelos Cultural Institute, Cuernavaca, Mexico.
1997 “The Humorous Art of Feggo” Fournos Cultural Center, Athens, Greece.
1997 “Humor de mis Humores” Diego Rivera Gallery, Cancun, Mexico.
1996 “It’s a Jungle Out There!” Barnes & Noble Gallery, New York City.
1993 “Cats and Other Creatures” Mexican Cultural Institute of New York, NY.
1993 “Cats will be Cats” Steinhardt Conservatory Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.
1992 “Funny Lines” Olympia & York Gallery, New York City.
1989 “Feggomanias” Convento de S.Domingo, S.Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico.
1983 “The Art of Feggo” Tecolote Gallery, Mexico City.
1982 “Drawings by Feggo” Zacan Cultural Center, Michoacan, Mexico.
1982 “Feggo: Humorous Drawings” UAM Gallery, Mexico City.
1978 “Linea y Plano” National School of Arts Gallery, UNAM, Mexico City.
2012 “No Man is a Desert Island” Mark Miller Gallery, NY (May), “Manhatitlan” City College of
New York (September), “George Washington visits Washington Heights” Morris-Jumel Mansion,
NY (Fall).
2012 Second Prize, Porto Cartoon International Festival, Portugal.
2012 MCAF project grant, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council
2011 People’s Prize, Knnoke-Heist Humor Festival, Belgium.
2011 NoMMA Individual Artist Grant. New York City.
2011 MCAF grant, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council.
2010 National Association of Latino Arts & Culture, project grant.
2010 NoMMA Individual Artist Grant. New York City.
2009 MCAF grant, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council.
2009 Puffin Foundation project grant.
2008 Honorable Mention, International Humor Salon, Mazatlan, Mexico.
2008 MCAF grant, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council.
2007 Honorable Mention, International Humor Festival, Athens, Greece.
2007 United Nations Correspondence Association Citation Award.
2007 National Association of Latino Arts and Culture Grant.
2006 Puffin Foundation project grant.
2006 Invited Artist, International Humorous Art Conference, Greece.
2003 Best Animation, Cambridge Latino Film Festival, Boston, MA.
2001 Latino Public Broadcasting Interstitial Project Funding Grant.
2000 New York Council for the Arts Media Arts Award.
2000″Mesquite Award” Best Experimental, CineFestival, San Antonio, TX.
2000 “President’s Award”, Ajijic Film Festival, Jalisco, Mexico.
2000 Imagen Foundation Finalist, Hollywood CA.
1998 US/Mexico Fund for Culture Grant, Rockefeller Foundation, Media Arts.
1998 “People’s Choice Award” Omiya Festival, Omiya City Hall, Japan.
1994 “America Nell Palone” Foligno, Italy, Honorable Mention.
1993 “Eugene Boe Humor Award” First Prize, New York Foundation for Arts, NY.
1988 “Sports and Art” Puerto Rico Olympic Committee, Merit Award.
1988 Absolut Design, Spy Magazine, NY. Second Prize.
1982 “The World for Peace” Guadalajara, Mexico, Honorable Mention.
2012: Comics: Under The Influence, Lehman College Art Gallery, NY.
2011: El Museo’s (S) Files Biennial, BRIC Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn & Lehman College, NY
NYFA at 4Heads Governor’s Island Art Fair, NYC
“September 11: Past, Present, Future” Grady Alexis Gallery, NYC
“Timely & Timeless: New Comic Art Acquisitions” Library of Congress, Washington DC”
“Hispanic Month Heritage Celebration”, Newark Library, NJ
“Memories: Past and Present” Morris-Jumel Mansion Museum, NYC
“Uptown Arts Review”, NoMAA Gallery, NYC.
Knnoke-Heist Humor Festival, Belgium.
Numerous additional group exhibitions, notable venues include: New York City: United Nations
Headquarters, NYC; Ellis Island Museum, The Museum of American Illustration, NYC, The
Bronx Museum of the Arts; Art in General, NYC, Parsons School of Design, NYC, The Micro
Museum, Brooklyn, The New Yorker Magazine Gallery, Islip Art Museum, Islip, Exit Art Gallery,
NYC, The New York Times Gallery, NYC, The Alternative Museum, NYC. Benaki Museum,
Athens, Greece; Vianden Castle Museum, Luxembourg; Katzen Arts Center & Mexican Cultural
Institute, Washington DC, The Sammlung Karikaturen Museum, Basel, Switzerland;
Schneidertempel Arts Center, Istanbul, Turkey; Poland: Cooper Museum, Legnica, Museum of
Caricature, Warsaw; Concert Hall Gallery, Zagreb, Croatia; Portugal: Museu Nacional da
Imprensa, Porto, Palacio dos Aciprestes, Linda-Velha; Belgium: Casino Beringen Gallery,
Limburg; Dan Panorama Gallery, Haifa, Israel; Ankara State Art Museum, Turkey; Germany:
Wilhem Bush Museum, Hannover, National Museum Wijrtemberg, Sttutgart; Heuvel Galerie,
Eindhoven, Holland; Osten Gallery, Skopje, Macedonia; City Hall Gallery, Sao Paulo, Brazil;
National Gallery, Budapest, Hungary; Galleria Civica di Arte Contemporanea, Trento, Italy, Terre
des Hommes Center, Montreal, Canada; Olympic Committee Galleries, Puerto Rico; Musee
d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris; France. Mexico: Culturas Populares Museum, Mexico City;
National School of Arts Gallery, Mexico City; Hospicio Cabanas, Guadalajara, Mexico; Carrillo
Gil Museum, Mexico City; Museo del Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico City; Museo de Ciencias y
Artes, UNAM, Mexico City, Japan: Saitama City Humor Center, Omiya City Hall Gallery,
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, Japan.
“No Man is a Desert Island” Jorge Pinto Books, New York (publication date: May 2012.)
“Manhatitlan: Mexican and American Cultures Intertwined” Jorge Pinto Books, New York.
“My Teacher Can Teach…Anyone!” Illustrator, Lee & Low Books, 2006.
“Cats Will Be Cats” Author-cartoonist, Plume/Penguin, 1992.
“College Slang 101” Illustrator, Spectacle Lane Press, 1989.
“Pasa a mi casa”, Illustrator, Houghton Mifflin, 1997.
“Signals in the City” illustrator, Macmillan/McGraw-Hill,1997.
“Make a difference” Illustrator, McGraw-Hill,1997.
“Ghost writer” Illustrator, Bantam Books,1992.
Work included in numerous international cartoon anthologies.
2008 Public Art commission Arts for Transit Program, MTA, NY. 231st Street Subway Station.
2006 Humorous Art Banners, Patras, Europe’s Culture Capital, Greece.
US Clients include: The New York Times, The New Yorker, Mad Magazine, Mad Kids,
Nickelodeon, Reader’s Digest, Newsday, Inxart.com, The Wall Street Journal, Crain’s, AdAge,
National Law Journal, TV411, Children Television Workshop, Time, The Progressive, Barron’s.
International clients include: International Herald Tribune (France), The Spectator, Prospect,
Oldie and Private Eye (England), Red Bulletin (Austria), Nebelspalter (Switzerland), Hauser
(Germany), Para Pente (Greece), Ode (Netherlands).
2010 Panelist, Arts for Transit Program, Metropolitan Transit Authority, NY.
2010 Panelist, Bronx Council on the Arts, Grant Awards Program, Bronx, NY.
2008 Panelist, Media Arts Fellowships, Tribeca Film Institute, NY.
2007 Panelist, Altar contest, Day of the Dead Celebration, El Museo del Barrio, NY.
Arts for Transit Program, Metropolitan Transit Authority NY; Rutgers University, NJ; New York
University, NYC; Fordham University, Bronx NY; School of Visual Arts, NYC; The Grady Alexis
Gallery, NYC;
St. John’s University, NY; Berkeley College, NYC; Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico City;
University of Sinaloa in Mazatlan, Mexico; Newark Library, NJ; Ridgefield Library, CT.
2011 El Museo del Barrio’s Bienal of Latino Art, WNYC, Gisele Regatao, 6/14
2011 “Felipe Galindo “Used/Reused” WPIX11-TV The Morning News Lisa Mateo 5/11.
2011 “Great things to do in New York:Felipe Galindo “Used/Reused” NY1-TV, S. Simon.
2011 “Matrimonio de artistas mexicanos exhibe sus creaciones” NY1 Noticias-TV, A. Soto.
2010 Adriana Hauser, CNN en Español, “AriZONA” Exhibition, 6-10
2010 Stephanie Simon “Mexican Artists Become Fixture in Washington Heights”, Time-Warner NY1.
2008 Wendy Montecino, Televisa International Network, “Manhatitlan Codex” 10-19-08.
2008 Carolina Gonzalez WNYC-NPR Morning Edition “New York’s 21st Century Explorers” 10-08.
2008 Lynda Baquero NBC “Visiones” Channel 4 “Manhatitlan Codex” 10-4-08.
2008 Enny Pichardo NY1 Noticias, “Manhatitlan” 9-15-08.
2007 “Manhatitlan at Mamalu”, Time Out for Kids, CBS 5-5-07
2007 Marisa Cespedes, Primero Noticias, Televisa “Manhatitlan en St. John’s University” 4-07.
2007 Antonio Martinez, Univision NY, Al Despertar, “Manhatitlan, Historia del Inmigrante”. 4-07
2006 Birmania Rios Univision-TV International, Despierta America, artist’s profile. 12-06
2004 Odalys Molina, Noticiero Telemundo “Mexican Artist Felipe Galindo” Interview with the artist.
2004 Lorena Lopez, BBC Radio City Ecuador, Interview with F. Galindo, 10-8-04.
2004 Marisa Cespedes, Noticiero J.L.Doriga, Televisa “Manhatitlan” 9-9-04.
2004 Antonio Martinez, Univision NY, Al Despertar, “Mexican Cartoonist Felipe Galindo”.
2002 NY1 “Nuestro Cine”, Brooklyn Public Library. Interview.
2000 Channel 55, San Antonio, TX, The Edge “Cinefestival 2000”, interview with the artist.
1999 NY1, Hispanic Heritage Week: “Mexican Artist Felipe Galindo”, interview.
1999 M.Cespedes, “Manhatitlan” Exhibition Feature, interview, ECO Int. TV News.
1998 NPR, Radio Bilingue, R.Silva:”Mexican Artist Felipe Galindo” Interview.
1997 Radio Educacion, Quintana Roo, “Feggo” Interview with the artist.
1997 Q.Roo Television, Mundo Maya, Interview with the artist.
1996 M.Cespedes, “Feggo, It’s a jungle out there!”, ECO Int. TV News.
1989 P.Vega Radio Educacion, Hoy en la Cultura, “Mexican Artists in New York” .
1988 M.Cespedes ECO Int. TV News, The Alternative Museum, Day of the Dead, Interview.
2011 The New York Times Community Affairs “Used/Reused” Pick of the Week. 5/5
2011 Rebeca Herrero “Manhatitlan, Nuevo Libreo de Felipe Galindo”, El Diario/La Prensa 1/8
2011 Angelica Peña ”Montan 2 artistas mexicanos exhibicion en New York”, Notimex, 5/5/
2010 Fernanda Santos “Putting Queens on the tourism map”, The New York Times, 6/1
2010 Camacho Francisco, “Combaten Creadores…” La Jornada, Mexico, 6/10.
2010 N. Bogard, “Galeria: Felipe Galindo” Pie Derecho Magazine, 5/10 New York.
2010 Ortega Sandra, “Inaugura Feggo Exposicion” El Mundo, Reuters/Notimex.
2010 J.L. Ortiz “Una Pareja a la Par” Pie Derecho Magazine, 4/10,New York.
2009 Tochtli Garcia “Manhatitlan: Mexico en el Corazon de NY” Daily News/Orale NY, 9/17
2009 Vega, Patricia “Feggo…en Manhatitlan” Emeequis Magazine, Mexico.
2009 Rivera, Niza “Felipe Galindo exhibe en New York…” Proceso Magazine, Mexico.
2009 Pena, Angelica “Exponen mexicanos obra reciente en Nueva York” Notimex
2008 Lia Castaño, “When the Aztecs took over Manhattan”, Daily News 10-2-08.
2008 Bob Eckstein “Feggo, Freelance Extraordinario”, Salon.com, 8-8-08
2007 Adrianan Herrera “Feggo in Manhatitlan” Poder y Negocios, Mexico.
2006 Aris Malandrakins “The Power of the Pen – Felipe Galindo” Epsilon Magazine, Athens Greece.
2005 J.C. Rocha “El Mundo de Feggo”, El Diario/La Prensa, 10/9
2005 Adrianan Herrera “Feggo, I Love New York” Poder Magazine, Mexico.
2005 “Mexican Artists Abroad-Felipe Galindo” a! Diseno Magazine #72, Mexico 7-05.
2005 “Expresiones-Felipe Galindo” Viva NY Magazine, Daily News, NY 3-05.
2004 J. M. Aurrecoechea “The Lost Chapter, Mexican Animation” Cineteca Nacional Books, Mexico.
2004 Libia Gil “El humor Azteca de Feggo” Hoy, NY 10/24, illus.
2004 Y. Garzon “NY y Mexico, una pincelada de humor” Noticia Hispanoamericana, NY 10-13.
2004 Alejandra Villasmil, EFE “Humorista mexicano Feggo’s Manhatitlan”, 9-29-04
2004 Oscar Santamaria, Notimex “Inagura Feggo Manhatitlan y Manhattan” 9-28-04.
2004 Gabriella Leff “Artists in Residence” Columbia University Community Affairs, New York.
2000 La Jornada newspaper, “Mesquite Award”, Mexico City, Mexico.
1999 A.P. Fragoso “Feggo en el Salon de Humor” El Sol de Cuernavaca, Mexico, 11-2-99
1999 Arturo Sanchez Garay “Nuestro Hombre en Nueva York”, Union de Morelos, Mexico 10-99
1999 Patricia Vega “The Manhatitlan Chronicles” La Jornada, Mexico City, Mexico.
1998 Elena Cabral “Art Exhibit aims to shed light on Latin America”, New York Newsday.
1997 Panagiota Bitzika “Feggo, Mexican Artist exhibits in Greece” To Bhima 6-22, Athens, Greece.
1997 Jason Gold, “A Mexican Humor Artist” The Miami Herald, Int.Edition