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We have unusual international collections of fine art which include modern art, contemporary sculpture and traditional indigenous art and antiquities. We sponsor new and exciting work by contemporary American artists and contemporary artists of diverse cultures from all over the world. A portion of sales is donated to non-profit cultural organizations that work with indigenous communities to maintain cultural integrity by developing self-sustaining economic programs.

Executive Director

Mar Doré MFA

Creative Director

Dr. M. X. Quetzalkanbalam

About the Executive Director:

Mar Doré MFA

2012 – Mardi Gras, Mardi Gras Indians Mardi Gras Day, Skull & Bones

2011 – Mardi Gras Indians Super Sundays, Cross the Canal, St., St. Joseph Night

2010 – Mardi Gras 1956 Through my father’s Lens, video feature for Boing Boing & Virgin America, You Tube.

2010 – Mardi Gras Indians St. Joseph Day & Super Sundays 1995 San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Rental Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2000 – Founded Ambience Doré Inc. office furniture in Southern California

1992-1996 – Art Properties, Set, Costumes, Technical Director: Sound, Lighting, DRM Quetzalkanbalam’s “Sacred Tales of the Popol Wuj”

1992-1994 – Art Properties & Costume, Technical Director: Sound, Lighting, DRM Quetzalkanbalam’s “Get Lost Again Columbus” Opera

1990 – solo exhibition, Galerie Binnenland, Amsterdam, NL

1990 – NRC Handelsblad, Amsterdam, NL, July 12, 1990, p. 20, “Galleries”

1989 – Master of Fine Arts in Painting/Sculpture, San Francisco Art Institue, San Francisco, CA

1989 – “What Moves!” performances, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1988-1998 – Advanced Multicultural Studies in Ethnic Culture, Music, Art, Religion, and Philosophy with DRM Quetzalkanbalam: Guatemalan, Mexican, West African, Tibetan, & Native American Cultures of California and the Southwestern USA. Within the USA and in the countries of the countries of the indigenous communities of these cultures

1988 – Heresies 23, 1988, p.12, with Lucy R. Lippard “Right Now Is Always the Best Age”

1987 – Intern: George Coats Performance Works, San Francisco, CA -88

1983-84 – Fine Art Studies with Nathan Olivera & Frank Lobdell, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

1983 – Bachelor of Science in Economics, minor in Art, William Woods College, Fulton, MO

About the Creative Director:

DRM Quetzalkanbalam

Body of Work:

2011-2015 – MANIFOLD ART and GALLERIA MAR DORÉ: Works in Progress: “Wormholes Move in Dead Tatoos,” “Songs from the Singing Glyphs,” “The Calabi-Yau Quintet,” “Concerto in Steel and Glass.” Collaborative Works in Progress with Mar Dore Milpa: “When Quasars Suck and Blackholes Blow”and “Metalgeist.” Film, photo, video, mixed media paintings, sculpture, music, dance, live performance art and ceremonial art. Burbank, CA, Santa Monica, CA, New Orleans, LA, Houston, TX.

2008-2009 – SMOKING GLASS STUDIOS and PASSIÓN ART SYSTEMS INTERNATIONAL FOUNDATION Venice, Ca. Boardwalk Studios

2009-2011 – EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, THE HATCHERY:  PASIF, GALLERIA MAR DORÉ and SMOKING GLASS STUDIOS at Bergamot Station

1996-2011 – EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: PASIÓN ART SYSTEMS INTERNATIONAL, ATLETL TOJIL KUKULKAN and CALLI QETZALKANBALAM Maya/Nahua Art and Ceremonial Studies, Multi-Ethnic Ceremonials and Multi-Media Ethnic Art Presentations: art, photo, video, music dance and ceremony.  Indigenous community outreach, sponsorship and grants: Tibet, India, Africa, Guatemala, Mexico & USA

1995 – Producer, Director, Writer, Art Design: Translation, bilingual adaptation of “THE POPOL WUJ” Sacred Book of the K’iche’ Maya, Pinole, San Francisco, Guatemala

1992 – Producer, Director, Writer, Musical Composer, Art Design: THE “GET LOST (AGAIN) COLUMBUS” OPERA, San Francisco

1968-1973 – SCREEN PLAYS: THE WHEEL, BLACK KACHINA, MAGIC Los Angeles, Paul Gaer/Steve Berhardt Management, Producers

1968 – Playwright, Composer, “PYRAMIID F14” ( A LOW RIDE IN FRESNO ) SCHUBERT PLAYWRITING SCHOLARSHIP: Occidental College, Eagle Rock

1966-68 – Poetry: AN ANTHOLOGY OF ETHNIC POETS, Editor Lillian Fadiman

 

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