Yvonamor Palix, Art Historian of French-Mexican origin, founded her first gallery in Paris on 13, rue Keller (Bastille Quartier) in 1990, later she opened a branch in Mexico City on Cordoba, 37 (Colonia Roma). In the Gallery’s adoptive Houston, the exhibits will include established European and Latin American art as well as emerging local artists. Yvonamor’s passion for emerging talent will foster a rich and exciting exhibitions program. Through it’s many years of activity, the Gallery maintains the highest standards; relying on art history, international curators and Biennials for its selection of artists. In 1994 Venice Biennale, curated by Achile Bonito Oliva, 6 of the gallery’s artists were individually exhibited. Yvonamor Palix’ commitment to art history and contemporary art has lead her to not only curate shows for her Gallery, but also to curate international exhibitions for art institutions and venues in Europe and the Americas including the Cultural Ministries of both France (AFAA) and Mexico (Relaciones Exteriores, Conaculta), “Flor y Canto” 2002. “Hygiene”, 1998, “Sous la Grisaille de Mexico”, 1999.
The Palix Gallery has a long history of participation in the most select art fairs of the world; ART-BASEL, FIAC-Paris, ARCO-Madrid, Art-Brussels Art Chicago, Art Cologne, Miami-Basel, Solentuna-Stockholm, Arte Buenos Aires, Art Athina-Athens, Expo-Arte Mexico, Gramercy Park, MACO-Mexico City, SAGA Paris, Houston Fine Art Fair and has served on several selection committees. The Gallery caters to a broad range of clients, from private art collectors to financial institutions, UBS, Dutch Bank, World Bank, Banamex, Fundacion Bancomer, The Swedish Royal Collection, Coppel Collection, FNAC National Art Fund of France, The Presidential Art Collection of Mexico and international corporations such as Cartier Foundation Paris, Pepsi Cola-France, Francois Pinault Collection, Jumex, Hotel W including fashion icons, i.e. Jean Paul Gaulthier, Dolce & Gabbana and Madonna.
Artists who have exhibited with the gallery: