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Hugo Crosthwaite

Painter

Born in Tijuana in 1971, Hugo  Crosthwaite is a draftsman, often using pencil or charcoal, focusing on the figure, working primarily in black and white.  

Crosthwaite has received several awards: in 2019  received first prize at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington DC for Outwin Boochever's fifth triennial portrait competition, American Portraiture Today. And the award for  stop-motion animation of Crosthwaite, A Portrait of Berenice Sarmiento Chávez (2018),  

  Crosthwaite has created a number of murals, including:  A continuous narrative performance (2018 on view through 2020) at Liberty Station, San Diego, California; IN MEMORY: Los Angeles (2017) at the Museum of Social Justice, Los Angeles; IN MEMORY: Cuenca (2016) at the Cuenca Biennial, Ecuador; Child's Tale (2015) at the San Diego State University Downtown Art Gallery; and Las Carpas (2013) at the Orange County Museum of Art.

Crosthwaite's work has been featured in numerous group exhibitions in the United States and Mexico.

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Graphite and ink on paper

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Graphite and ink on paper