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  • Artist Background

  • About the Artist
    José Sacal was born José Sacal Micha, Sept, 1944. He specialises in sculptor and ceramist.

  • Artworks Type
    Sculptures
  • Artist Style
    His work has been interpreted as Surrealism
  • Artist Education
    Sacal studied in the Instituto Regional de Bellas Artes, del Estado de Morelos, Antiguo Molino De Sto. Dominigo, INBA, and with Arthur Khronengold and Enrique Altamirano.

    1965-69 The National Institute of Fine Arts, in Cuernavaca Morelos
    1969-72 The Institute of Arts "La Esmeralda"
    1973-78 Arthur Kronhnengold's Workshop
    1979-82 The National Institute of Fine Arts, in Mexico City
    1983-87 Enrique Altamirano's Workshop
  • Commissions
    Public and Private Sculptures

    2015 "El Santo" Tulancingo, Hidalgo
    2014 "Osito Max" Work at the Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, CA
    "Hot & Cold, Sigmund Freud" Mexican Psychoanalytic Society, A.C. Mexico DF.
    2013 "SACAL" Work entitled "Effort" in China, LINGNAN University in Hong Kong.
    2012 "Mayan Hand" Ciudad del Carmen, Campeche.
    "The Players" Ciudad de Campeche, Campeche.
    2011 "El Oso" for the Martínez & Sordo Foundation in support of children with low-end stage cancers
    2010 "Muros" consulate of Mexico in Shanghai, China.
    2009 "Family", Wizo Mexico, Lomas de Chapultepec, Federal District, Mexico
    2008 "King of Hearts", Larry King Collection, Los Angeles, California, United States of America
    "Tribute to Henestrosa", Garden of Art, Álvaro Obregón Delegation, Federal District, Mexico
    "Paternity", Altamed Health Services, Los Angeles, California, United States of America
    "Frida", Altamed Health Services, Los Angeles, California, United States of America
    "TRIUNFO (Torso III)", Jing'An District, Shanghai, China
    "Yemas", Explanada of the Park of the Bulb, Delegation Alvaro Obregón, Mexico, Federal District
    2007 "You and me", Municipality of Nezahualcoyotl, Mexico
    "Heart", Ashkelon, Recreation Center, Israel, Jerusalem
    2005 "Cambio de Piel", Plaza Viva Tijuana, Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico
    "Caballo", Modern American School, Federal District, Mexico
    2004 "Los Atlantes", Central Park, Coahuila, Mexico
    "Ángeles", Glorieta Interlomas, State of Mexico, Mexico
    "Gato", Glorieta Interlomas, State of Mexico, Mexico
    "Paternity", Youth Park, Álvaro Obregón Delegation, Federal District, Mexico
    2003 "Equilibrio", Camellón Av. La Palma crossing Camino al Olivo, Delegación Cuajimalpa, Distrito Federal, México
    "Lucha", Glorieta del Camellón de Bosques de Laureles, Cuajimalpa Delegation, Federal District, Mexico
    "Tongolele", Glorieta in front of the Bosques Pavilion, Cuajimalpa Delegation, Federal District, Mexico
    "Sisters", Glorieta (Girl) Paseo de Tamarindos, Delegation Cuajimalpa, Federal District, Mexico
    "Concert", Glorieta Av. STIM, Delegation Cuajimalpa, Federal District, Mexico
    "Cambio", Camellón de Av. De la Palma, Cuajimalpa Delegation, Federal District, Mexico
    "Job", Glorieta Bosques de Lilas, Cuajimalpa Delegation, Federal District, Mexico
    "Geoda", Camellón Av. De la Palma, Cuajimalpa Delegation, Federal District, Mexico
    "Eva", Glorieta (Large) Paseo de Tamarindos, Cuajimalpa Delegation, Federal District, Mexico
    "Sirenita", Glorieta Prolongación Echanove, Delegación Cuajimalpa, Distrito Federal, México
    "Torso IV", Camellón Av. La Palma, Cuajimalpa Delegation, Federal District, Mexico
    "Palomos", Zona Rosa, Federal District, Mexico
    "Torso", Cuenca, Ecuador
    1999 "Hermanas", Parque de San Esteban, Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico
    "Sublimation", University of Morelos, Mexico
    1998 "La Nota", Central Park, Morelia, Michoacán, Mexico
    "Torso II", Israelite Sports Center, Federal District, Mexico
    1997 "Cuchillo", Lincoln Park, Federal District, Mexico
    "Concert", Miskolc National Theater, Hungary
  • Exhibitions
    Solo Exhibitions


    2017 "SACAL in La Alameda" 31 Monumental Sculptures covering La Alameda in the Center of Mexico City, in front of Bellas Artes
    "SACAL Balloons" 20 works of the Globos Series exhibited in the Oscar Roman Gallery, Mexico City, D.F.
    2016 "SACAL Book". Presentation of the SACAL Book. Tamayo Museum of Contemporary Art
    "SACAL in China". Zoomanity. 23 sculptures in Xintiandi, Shanghai, China
    2015 "SACAL in Tulancingo, Hidalgo" 31 Monumental Sculptures covering important sites in Tulancingo, Hidalgo.
    2014 "SACAL in the Countess" "Paseo Cultural Nuevo León" Mexico, D.F. Sacal in the Countess. 40 monumental sculptures covering 5 ridges of Ave. Nuevo León
    "SACAL in La Roma" Ave. Álvaro Obregón. Multiple sculptures in Colonia Roma, Mexico, D.F.
    "Zoomanity" Exhibition, 36 sculptures at Lingnan University, Hong Kong, China
    2012 "Conagua" National Water Commission. Sculpture made to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the National Water Commission. Original in your main office at the D.F. and replicas in Celaya Guanajuato, Churubusco D.F., Colima and Mexicali Baja California.
    "Los Animales de Sacal" Anahuac University Recognition of Visual Arts exhibition
    2011 "Sacal in the Metro" Multiple Metro Stations in Mexico City. Mexico DF.
    "Bestiario Imaginario", Museo Universitario Del Chopo, UNAM, Mexico D.F.
    "The Human Figure" The Luckman fine arts complex, California University,
    Los Angeles C.A.
    "Dialogue between teachers" consulate of Mexico in Los Angeles C.A.
    "SACAL" VINCENT PRICE MUSEUM from Los Angeles California.
    "Retrospective" consulate of Mexico in Hong Kong
    "Sacal in Macao" consulate of Mexico in Macao
    2010 "Who do you look like?", Alberto Misrachi Gallery, Hotel Nikko, Polanco, Miguel Hidalgo Delegation, Federal District, Mexico
    "Monumental Sacal", Shopping Center, Puerto Costa Maya, Mahahual, Quintana Roo, Mexico
    "Impact characters" general offices of the PRI Toluca, Edo. from Mexico.
    "Impact characters" Nahucali Park, Naucalpan, Edo. from Mexico.
    2009 "Retrospective", Bicentennial Lighthouse, Miguel Hidalgo Delegation, Federal District, Mexico
    "Impact characters", Alberto Misrachi Gallery, Hotel Nikko, Polanco, Miguel Hidalgo Delegation, Federal District, Mexico
    2008 "Semblanza", Torre el Reloj Gallery, Polanco, Miguel Hidalgo Delegation, Federal District, Mexico
    "José Sacal, Contemporary Sculpture from Mexico", The Latino Museum of History, Art & Culture, Los Angeles, California, United States of America
    "Magna Exposición", Youth Theater, Álvaro Obregón Delegation, Federal District, Mexico
    "Icons of the Lucha Libre", Postal Palace, Federal District, Mexico
    "Sacal Monumental", Historical Museum of Fort San Diego, Acapulco, Guerrero, Mexico
    "Unrealities", Autonomous Metropolitan University, Azcapotzalco Campus, Federal District, Mexico
    2007 "Sacal in Álvaro Obregón", Parque de la Bombilla, Federal District, Mexico
    "Pisadas y Realidades", José Luis Cuevas Museum, Federal District, Mexico
    "José Sacal", Hotel Oro Verde, Manta, Ecuador
    "Itinerant Exhibition, José Sacal", Municipal Museum of Modern Art of Cuenca, Consulate of Mexico in Guayaquil, Municipal Museum of Guayaquil, Municipality of Manta, Municipal Museum of Riobamba, Municipal Museum of Loja, Portoviejo Museum and Historical Archive of the Central Bank of Ecuador, Ecuador
    2006 "Sacal in the 21st Century", Gallery of the Siglo XXI National Medical Center, Federal District, Mexico
    "Feet to the work", University Gallery Ramon Alva de la Canal, Jalapa, Veracruz, Mexico
    "Great sculptural work in Nezahualcoyotl, José Sacal", Municipality of Nezahualcoyotl, Mexico
    "Sacal interprets the great masters", CAD Art and Design Center, Federal District, Mexico
    "Sacal sculptor, Monumental work and paraphrasing, Interpretation of the Grand Masters", Autonomous University of the State of Mexico, State of Mexico, Mexico
    "Monumental sacred exhibition", Santa Fe City Center Park, Federal District, Mexico
    "Interpretation of the great masters", Alberto Misrachi Gallery, Federal District, Mexico
    "Monumento Sacal", Plaza Juárez, Federal District, Mexico
    "Sacred Interpretation to the Great Masters", Atrio de San Francisco, Distrito Federal, México
    "Nunca Más", Palace of Fine Arts, Federal District, Mexico
    Zapanta Gallery, Whittier California, United States of America
    2005 "Sacal, Image in movement", House of Culture Jaime Sabines, Federal District, Mexico
    2004 "José Sacal, Geometry at play", Autonomous University of the State of Mexico, State of Mexico, Mexico
    Modern American School, Federal District, Mexico
    "Feet to the work", Alberto Misrachi Gallery, Federal District, Mexico
    2003 Presentation of the book "SACAL a piece of work", Museum of Modern Art, Federal District, Mexico
    Art Point Black Gallery, Florence, Italy
    2002 Museum of the Island of Cozumel, Quintana Roo, Mexico
    Anahuac University, North Campus, State of Mexico, Mexico
    Tecnológico de Monterrey, Santa Fe Campus, Federal District, Mexico
    Instituto Cultural México - Israel, Federal District, Mexico
    2001 Watercolor Museum, Federal District, Mexico
    Autonomous University of the State of Morelos, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    2000 "Raúl Anguiano - José Sacal", Presidente Intercontinental Hotel, Cancun, Mexico
    Rosini Gallery, Riccione, Italy
    Latin American Museum, Seoul, Korea
    1999 Siqueiros Museum, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    Wansung Fung Gallery, Beijing, China
    1998 "José Luis Cuevas - José Sacal", Pendulum Gallery, Federal District, Mexico
    Centro Deportivo Israelita, Federal District, Mexico
    1997 "José Sacal, Escultor", Menache Gallery, Federal District, Mexico
    Gallery Jardin des Arts, Paris, France
    Miskolc National Theater, Hungary
    1996 Dube Gallery, Barcelona, ​​Spain

    Group Exhibitions

    2016 "Alberto Linero Gallery". Wynwood Arts District, Miami, FL
    "SOFA Chicago", Maria Elena Kravetz Gallery, Navy Pier, Chicago, IL, USA
    "Palm Springs Fine Art Fair", Maria Elena Kravetz Gallery, Palm Springs Center
    Conventions, California
    "Gallery of the Modern Art", Galeria Jacobo Cojab, Mexico, D.F.
    2015 "SOFA Chicago", Maria Elena Kravetz Gallery, Navy Pier, Chicago, IL, USA
    "University of the Valley of Mexico" Women who have made history "
    "Albert Einstein University" Rescue our Fauna
    "Houston Fine Art Fair", Galleria Maria Elena Kravetz, NRG Center Houston, Texas, USA
    "Palm Springs Fine Art Fair", Maria Elena Kravetz Galleria, Palm Springs Convention Center, California
    "Historical Center Mexico City" Cultural Institute Mexico Israel "- The Carnival
    2014 "Historical Center Mexico City" Cultural Institute Mexico Israel- The Violinist on the Roof "
    2013 "Fine Art Contempo" Recognition of the Delegational Government Álvaro Obregón and its General Directorate of Culture, Education and Departe .. Centro Cultural San Ángel, México, D.F.
    2009 "Musicalization of the Form", Pedro Gerson Gallery, Israelita Sports Center, Federal District, Mexico
    2008 "World Art Vision, Cancun 2008", Cancun Center, Cancun, Quintana Roo, Mexico
    "Mexico and Eshkol", Israelite Sports Center, Federal District, Mexico
    2007 "Sacal y Amigos", Casa Estudio Sacal, Federal District, Mexico
    2006 "Ventaneando sentimientos", Monte Sinaí Social Center, State of Mexico, Mexico
    2005 Casa Lamm, Federal District, Mexico
    2004 Mexican Plastic Salon, Federal District, Mexico
    2003 Raúl Anguiano Museum, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
    Pro Macabiada art exhibition, Caracas, Venezuela
    2002 Centro Deportivo Israelita, Distrito Federal, Mexico
    Gallery of Contemporary Art, Federal District, Mexico
    2001 David Alfaro Siqueiros Studio House, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    Legislative Assembly of the Federal District, Federal District, Mexico
    Chamber of Deputies, Federal District, Mexico
    Menache Gallery, Federal District, Mexico
    Embassy of Bulgaria in Mexico, Federal District, Mexico
    Italian Institute of Culture, Federal District, Mexico
    World Trade Center, Salzburg, Austria
    War Veterans Museum, Paris, France
    Palazzo Ducalle, Genoa, Italy
    Latin American Museum, Seoul, Korea
    International Federation of Artists, Barcelona, ​​Spain
    2000 David Alfaro Siqueiros Studio House, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    National Lottery for Public Assistance, Federal District, Mexico
    Pedro Gerson Gallery, Federal District, Mexico
    Centro Deportivo Israelita, Federal District, Mexico
    Cultural Fund Carmen A.C., Federal District, Mexico
    Presidente Intercontinental Hotel, Federal District, Mexico
    Monte Sinaí Social Center, Federal District, Mexico
    Víctor Clark Hospital, Miami, Florida, United States of America
    Palazzo Montefiore Conca, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
    Magnum Opus XII, Sacramento Fine Arts Center, Sacramento, California, United States
    Lewis Clark State College, United States
    1999 Hotel Nikko, Federal District, Mexico
    World Traveling Exhibition, Amparo Museum, Puebla, Mexico
    Fortezza Dabasso, Florence, Italy
    Le Mairie XVI, Paris, France
    Pririod Gallery, Omaha, Nebraska, United States
    Latin American Museum, Long Beach, California, United States of America
    The Mission of Senecu Gallery, El Paso, Texas, United States of America
    1998 Chamber of Deputies, Federal District, Mexico
    Palazzo Vecchio, Florence, Italy
    Palazzo Degli Afari, Florence, Italy
    Meeting Mexico - Bulgaria, Sofia, Bulgaria
    Palazzo Correr, Venice, Italy
    Hippodrome Della Capannelle, Rome, Italy
    1997 Hotel Casa Turquesa, Cancun, Mexico
    "Contemporary Biennial", Florence, Italy
    "Feria de Barcelona", Barcelona, ​​Spain
    1993 Ars Novum, International Art, Calder Room of Camino Real Hotel, Federal District, Mexico
    1992 Ars Novum, International Art, Calder Room of Camino Real Hotel, Federal District, Mexico
    1991 Technological Museum, Federal Electricity Commission, Federal District, Mexico
    1990 Alexandra Gallery, Federal District, Mexico


  • Awards & Merits
    2013 Medal "Anáhuac en Artes 2013", Anahuac University, Mexico, D.F.
    2013 Certificate of the Board of Education of Los Angeles, thanks for the bronze sculpture for Hilda L. Solís of the Academic School
    2012 Anáhuac University Recognition of Visual Arts exhibition - Sacal Animals
    2009 Las Palmas de Oro, National Circle of journalists A.C. Culiacán, Sinaloa
    2007 Plate with its footprints in Galleries Plaza de las Estrellas, Federal District, Mexico
    2006 Cultural Institute Mexico Israel Award 2006: Art, Science and Culture in Mexico
    2003 Universal Excellence Award, Federal District, Mexico
    Best of show, Lewis-Clark Center for Arts & History, United States of America
    2002 Honorable Mention in International Biennial, Toyamura, Japan
    2001 Great Blue and Gold Cord, European Biennial, Paris, France
    Nominated "Ambassadeur Honoraire des Amériques pour les Arts", Paris, France
    2000 Honorable Mention, Fine Arts Center, Sacramento, California, United States of America
    International Gold Medal, South Miami, Grand Prix, United States of America
    1999 Gold Medal, Correr Pocket Gallery, Venice, Italy
    Special Recognition, International Miniature, Omaha, Nebraska, United States of America
    Director's Award Winter Fest International, Omaha, Nebraska, United States
    Gold Medal, Elite Contemporaine International, Paris, France
    1998 Diploma of Excellence, Autumn in Venece, Venice, Italy
    Special Jury Prize, Italy per l'arte, Italy
    President's Award, Florence, Italy
    Trophy "Grand Prix Mondial", Musse Beaux Arts D'Unet, France
    1997 Gold Medal, Lorenzo il Magnifico, International Biennial, Florence, Italy

    Participations as jury

    2009 First children's drawing contest "Ciudad con Ángel", Secretariat of Tourism of Mexico City, Federal District, Mexico
    Tenth Edition, National Interior Design Award, AMDI, Federal District, Mexico
    2008 Design Competition of the Tourist Brand of Mexico City, Ministry of Tourism, Federal District, Mexico
    2007 1st Children's painting contest "Your security is ours", Collective Transportation System, Metro, Federal District, Mexico
    2005 Sixth Edition, National Interior Design Award, AMDI, Federal District, Mexico
    Cristalizarte Contest by Industrias Peñoles, Distrito Federal, México
    2001 XXI Festival of Arts, Painting and Sculpture, Federal District, Mexico

    Sculptures made for different awards

    Larry King Foundation Award, Hollywood, California, United States of America
    Erasmus of Rotterdam Award for the Dissemination of Values ​​for Youth, Mexico
    National Interior Design Award, from the Mexican Association of Interior Designers, Mexico
    Universal Excellence Award, Mexico
  • Museum Collections
    2013 "Effort" Lingnan University, Hong Kong
    2011 "El Ángel" Iconographic Museum of Don Quixote, Guanajuato, Mexico.
    2010 "El Globo" Sculptural Museum of Shanghai, China.
    2009 "Holocaust", Museum of Tolerance, Los Angeles, California, United States of America
    "Anguiano", Sala Anguiano, Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico
    2008 "El Grito", The Latino Museum of History, Art & Culture, Los Angeles, California, United States of America
    2007 "Delivery", Municipal Museum of Modern Art, Cuenca, Ecuador
    "The candidate", José Luis Cuevas Museum, Federal District, Mexico
    "La patota" (small format), José Luis Cuevas Museum, Federal District, Mexico
    2004 "Cuatro vientos", Museum of Latin American Art, Korea
    2003 "Holocaust" (small format), Raúl Anguiano Museum, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
    2001 "Torso III", Italian Cultural Center, Federal District, Mexico
    2001 "Equilibrio" Museum of Watercolor, Federal District, Mexico
    2001 Sculptural plaque, David Alfaro Siqueiros Museum, Morelos, Mexico
    1999 "Guitarra", Cultural Institute Mexico - Israel, Mexico
    1998 "Eva" Beaux Arts, Art Museum, D'Unet, France
    1997 "Amada", Zichy Thizzen Museum, Spain

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