BEATRIZ GAMINDE

Beatriz Gaminde was born in Mexico City. Her work is well known for its artistic quality and proposal. She is one of the most recognized watercolorists in Mexican Contemporary Art.

Gaminde has a solid academic career: as the first training she studied the Bachelor of Graphic Design, under the direction of renowned contemporary mexican artists and intellectuals. She studied watercolor with Maestro Guati Rojo. Gaminde has made several Lithography and Engraving works, and participated in different painting workshops, Art History , History of Cultures , Mexican Art , Surrealism, Conceptual Art, Mexican Music History, and recently Art Market Valuation and Consultant Art Collections training.
Master in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy (2001 - 2005). In order to achieve knowledge of human behavior related with art and creativity.

Beatriz Gaminde was the Director of the National Watercolor Museum " Alfredo Guati Rojo" (2004- 2013), first museum in the world dedicated to this technique, worldwide leader, which organizes important national and international exhibitions. Gaminde’s leading rol, has been remarkable, she has promoted exchanges with different countries and has established agreements with some states of the Mexican Republic in order to present itinerant exhibitions.
She teaches, drawing, watercolour , and human figure since 1998. She is frecuently invited to make some watercolor workshops. Recently, she was invited by Conaculta to give some Seminars of Visual Arts Education, Creativity and Cultural Administration..
She has been invitated as an Art Jury in some Contests, and as a Conferencist about Mexican Watercolor development in Colombia, Ecuador, Serbia and Mexico.

Main awards
Selected Work in Shenzhen International Watercolor Biennial, in China, 2013
Selected Work in Watercolor Triennial Bolivarian Museum of Contemporary Art , 2012, 2009, 2006
Selected Work for the St. Petersburg Watercolor Biennial 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013
Honorable Mention 2012, 2010, Watercolor National Exhibition; Tlacuilo Trophy 2008, 1999, 1998 in National Exhibition, National Watercolour Museum, Alfredo Guati Rojo.
Principal Award 1993 , Watercolor Mexican Subjects from Mexico.
Honorable Mention , 1992 , Competition on issues Mexico State Tourist

Collections
National Watercolor Museum" Alfredo Guati Rojo", in México City
Watercolour Museum of Mexico State, Toluca
National Library Collecti