The CAMP Gallery Now Represents Franck de las Mercedes
New York, April 6, 2021 -- Visual artist Franck de las Mercedes has joined The CAMP Gallery, based in Miami, Connecticut and with outposts in Asia, and European art markets. Franck de las Mercedes is known for pioneering a style through a multifaceted body of work influenced by abstract expressionism, rock carvings, neo expressionism and Nicaraguan primitivism. De las Mercedes achieved international recognition with his conceptual art project “The Priority Boxes" or “Peace Boxes.” The New York–based artist's first exhibition with the gallery is set to open on April 10; and it will showcase Franck's flower series.
Based in Miami, also with offices in Connecticut closely works with clients in The U.S., Asia, and Europe. Known for working with and discovering some of the most innovative and interesting artists, The CAMP Gallery boasts a creative program of at least 25 exhibitions annually, and has traveled to art fairs including: Scope New York, Miami Beach and online, Photo L.A., Art Wynwood, and SPRING / Break. Setting as our main goal, we focus on bringing exposure to the artist, without exposing them to exploitative practices rampant in the art world. We create collaborative relationships with the artist and the collector through partnering with online giants to increase exposure, and are known for our in depth knowledge, advice and respect for the artist and the collector.
Franck de las Mercedes is an internationally acclaimed contemporary artist from New York City. Born in Nicaragua, Franck's multifaceted body of work is noted for his intense use of color, jagged linework and hieroglyph-like text layered in abstract patterns. Referencing memory, current events, family dynamics and sociopolitical topics, Franck's body of work is a journey into an emotionally charged, multicultural landscape. In 2006, de las Mercedes achieved international recognition with his conceptual art project “The Priority Boxes" or “Peace Boxes.” Named one of "15 Artists About to Dominate 2015" by Complex magazine, FdlM is the recipient of an “Outstanding Latino” award, the “Hearing Our Voices” award and is profiled in the book titled “Learning from Latino Role Models: Inspire Students through Biographies, Instructional Activities, and Creative Assignments” by David Campos). In 2017. FdlM’s work has been included in several international exhibitions, including, Queens Museum, BronxArtSpace, The Joan Mitchel Foundation, The Fabergé Big Egg Hunt New York, The NY Museum of Modern Art’s “Abstract Currents”, BKLYN Designs, Naples Museum of Art, Folklore Museum of Tripotamos Greece, The National College of Ireland, Queens College Art Center Gallery, Sing for Hope Pianos, The French Institute Alliance Française. and La Fundación Francisco de Quevedo, Ciudad Real, Spain.