Héctor Sandoval
Héctor Sandoval
Art Chess by Hector Sandoval
Art Chess by Hector Sandoval

Héctor Sandoval is a visual artist originally from Mexico City. He graduated from the Universidad Iberoamericana with a Degree in Graphic Design. He dedicated the first part of his career to graphic design, print, advertising and marketing. He worked extensively in display, retail, visual merchandising, and subsequently interior design, and creating themes for amusement parks across Mexico and the United States.

For several years Héctor Sandoval worked in American Television “Univision” as set designer with significant contributions to various top TV show productions. He has a passion for visual arts and is involved in artistic workshops in Mexico and the UK.

In his paintings, Héctor Sandoval finds a passion for colour and balance, technique and creativity. His work has assertiveness and reflects figures in enigmatic ways.  Hector has had the honour of having the opportunity to exhibit his work in numerous countries such as the UK, Spain and Germany.

His masterpiece entitled “Covenant” is in the permanent collection at the Mexican embassy in London and is proudly hanging in the main hall.

Héctor Sandoval “EL PINTOR”. Mexican Visual Artist in London.
Private view of Héctor Sandoval sole exhibition “Syncretism”, London 

His solo exhibition “Syncretism” was an official part of the Dual Year UK-Mexico 2015, inaugurated by HRH Charles Prince of Wales and the President of Mexico.   Héctor’s masterpiece  entitled “Guardian” was featured on the opening page of the limited-edition book, which was produced to mark the special UK-Mexico dual year, with a foreword by HRH Charles, Prince of Wales.  As well as Héctor’s work, the book featured some of the most important Mexican figures in literature, politics, economics, design and  fashion such as Leonora Carrington, Carlos Fuentes and Octavio Paz .

For his latest work, Héctor is working on a series of 22 pieces, inspired by the Tepotzotlan Codex, which is currently on show at the Ulster Museum in Belfast, Ireland.  His series will be exhibited at the Ulster Museum, as well and in museums in Europe and Asia.

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paintings of abstract faces in blue, red, green and orange
“Extension” and “Sincretismo” by Héctor Sandoval