Víctor Uhthoff is a born visual narrator. His work depicts the freshness of the moment and the emotion of his nocturnal walkabouts in the city.

A faithful witness of lost traditions and wizard of unsuspected emotions, Uhthoff unveils the chromatic mysteries of his love and passion of the great city.

Víctor Manuel Uhthoff López was born in Mexico City in 1950.

  • From 1971 to 1974, studied Visual Arts at the UNAM (San Carlos Academy).
  • 1984-1985: studied Cinema at the National Fine Arts Institute.
  • 1985-1987: published short novels for SNIF and BRONCA
  • 1974-1988: Professor at the Science and Humanity College, teaching Graphics Expression and Environmental Design.
  • 1984-1986: Professor at the Political Sciences Faculty, teaching Culture Industry in Mexico.
  • 1986-1988: Coordinator for Cultural Diffusion, C.C.H. Plantel Oriente.


In addition to innumerable group exhibitions all over Mexico, a short list of individual ones:

  • 1989: Bizarr Gallery, Hanover, Alemania
  • 1991: Galería Soutine, Zona Rosa, Ciudad de México
  • 1993: Galería Qualli, Centro de Postproducción de Televisa, Polanco, Ciudad de México
  • 2004: Instituto Nacional de Rehabilitación, Tlalpan, DF
  • 2005: Foyer del Teatro Calderón, U.A.Z. Zacatecas.
  • 2009: ¨Los Juegos¨ in restaurant-gallery ¨Pajares¨, Mexico City
  • 2010: ¨Placeres¨, Fernando Calderón Theatre, Zacatecas
  • 2011: ¨Homenaje¨, to celebrate 40 years of the Bookshop Gandi, Mexico City


In 1983, Víctor obtained the First Prize for his short novel ¨El Garbanzo¨, organized by the State Department of Public Education.


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