b. 1960



2011 National Public Radio, WYPR-FM, Baltimore, MD

2004 Canal de la Cultura, Canal Once, Mexico City

2004    Recipient of Key to the City: Outstanding contribution in the arts, Toledo, OH

2003 TV Universidad de Guadalajara, Guadalajara, Jalisco

2002 Radio Universidad, Guadalajara, Guadalajara, Jalisco



2013     Still Life Gallery, Ellicott City, MD

2013 Galaxy Cream, Amalie Rothschild Gallery, Baltimore, MD

2012 Carroll Arts Center, Westminster, MD,

2011 Glen House ART, Yellow Spring, OH,  (Joint show with Huichol artisans)

2010 National Aquarium of Baltimore, Baltimore, MD

2010 Conservatory and Botanic Gardens of Baltimore, MD

2009 Gallery Spectra, Group Show, Baltimore, MD

2004 The Toledo Botanical Gardens, Toledo, OH

2004 Arts Commission of Greater Toledo, Toledo, OH

2004 Sophia Quintero Art and Cultural Center, Toledo, OH

2003 Diggs Gallery, Winston-Salem State University, Winston-Salem, NC

2003 Alvear Studio, Washington, DC

2003 Sassafras Gallery, Baltimore, MD

2002-3 La Fiesta del Pueblo, Annual Fair, Raleigh, NC, 2002 and 2003

1991 Las Fiestas de Cinco de Mayo, San Jose, CA

1995 Waterman Gallery, Ocean Side, CA

1995 Pine Street Gallery, Nevada City, CA

1995 Studio 24, San Francisco, CA



2009        Art Gallery Millan, Puerto Vallarta, MX

2006-7       Alliant University, Mexico City, (joint shows with Huichol artisans)

2006        Newcomer’s Club Cultural Fair, Mexico City

2006        Café Dalí, Mexico City (joint shows with Huichol artisans)

2005        Art Fair, The American School Foundation, Mexico City

2004    El Cafecito Galería, Sayulita, Nayarit

2002/3 U.S. Consulate, Guadalajara

2005 Casa Tomada, México City

2002 Expo Latino Americana, Guadalajara

2000 Paradise Plaza, Nuevo Vallarta, Nayarit

1999/0 Universidad Autónoma de Nayarit, Tepic, Nayarit

1997        Festival Cervantino, Guanajuato, Mexico

1994        Primer Feria de la Mexicanidad, Tepic, Nayarit

1994        Universidad de Guadalajara, Guadalajara

1990-3       Hotel Costa Azul, San Francisco, Nayarit

2001        Galería del Tercer Mundo, San Francisco, Nayarit

1997        Galería La Colección, Puerto Vallarta



2007 Institute of Traditional Medicine, Toronto, Ontario

2007 Consulate of Mexico, “Fiesta Patrias,” Toronto, Ontario



2010 – 2013 The Creative Alliance – Patterson Residency Program, Baltimore, MD

*Creates and directs cultural exchanges between Mexico and the United States including the series of “Song in the Wind” which introduces the art and culture of the Huichol Indians of Mexico to various institutions in the U.S.

*Develops and implements programs for Creative Alliance, museums, galleries, schools, and other institutions.

*Leads workshops for students, children, and art teachers about the technique called Arte en Estambre by creating original pieces made of yarn that are pressed thread-by-thread into wax on a wood base.

*Promotes the culture, art, and spiritual beliefs of the Huichol people and provides videos and photographs documenting Francisco’s twenty years of collaborating with Huichol folk artists.

*Creates original artwork reflecting the culture and traditions of Mexico as well as contemporary and abstract themes.



2012         Walter’s Art Museum, Baltimore, MD, March

2012        American Visionary Art Museum, Baltimore, MD (joint show)

2011        National Museum of the American Indian, Washington, D.C. (joint show)

2011        University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC), Baltimore, MD

2011        Wolfe Street Academy, Baltimore, MD

2011        Living Classrooms Foundation, Baltimore, MD

2003-        The Creative Alliance, Baltimore, MD

2010        Baltimore City Community College, Baltimore, MD

2010        Windsor Hills Elementary/Middle School, Baltimore, MD

2004        The Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo OH

2004        Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH

2004        Sofia Quintero Art and Cultural Center, Toledo, OH

2004        The University of Toledo Center for Visual Arts, Toledo, OH

2004        Ottawa Hills Elementary School, Toledo, OH

2003         Hill Magnet School, Winston-Salem, NC

2002        Eubie Blake Museum, Baltimore, MD



2006-7        Alliant University, Mexico City(joint shows with Huichol artisans)

2001-3        Collective Demonstration in Lake Chapala Society, Guadalajara, MX



Galería Pirámide, Puerto Vallarta, MX