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Canada’s leading contemporary outdoor and online art fair

TOAF will take place July 12 – 14, 2024.

Omar Saenz

Nathan Phillips Square
Booth 90

Born in 1989 in Monterrey, Mexico. He received his bachelor's degree in Graphic Design from the Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon in 2011.

Saenz has had four solo shows in museums and cultural institutions in Mexico and France and has exhibited in spaces such as Material Art Fair and the MARCO Museum. In 2023 his work was selected to participate in the Artist Project Toronto and Beijing Contemporary Art Expo in China.

Since 2009 he has participated in Street Painting festivals in public spaces across Mexico and Europe, winning prizes and distinctions in cities in England, France, Germany, Italy, and Mexico. In 2019 he did a residency at the Association of Le Port des Créateurs in Toulon, France, where he had his first solo show in Europe, participated in a street painting festival, and conducted workshops for the local community.

For the last ten years, he volunteered at Instituto Nuevo Amanecer, an institution in Mexico dedicated to improving the quality of life of children with cerebral palsy and their families, creating artwork in collaboration with the children. He has also been part of numerous charity auctions at the MARCO Museum.

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