“Such is my Background: study and work, travel, museums and galleries, scientific and technological curiosity and multiple visual arts and musical influences. From Rodin, I learned the slow is not only a tempo, but also a mode to synchronize mind and body with the soul, so things are done pondered; I insist on developing my work in such a way. ”
- Manuel Ferreiro
“I am a descendant of European immigrants – most of them Spaniards – whom converged in Mexico City, where I was born in 1948 and currently live. My name Ferreiro, literally means blacksmith, which may well have been genetically determinant to my vocation.
In my childhood I travel extensively throughout my country, developing a fondness for my culture, syncretism of the Prehispanic, rich in massive and rough sculpture as well as the Colonial (eclecticism of Celtic, Roman, Arab and Baroque) full of figures and symbols sculpted in every possible material. I also traveled most of the United States and Canada, getting acquainted in person with the most advance civilization generated from a vast multicultural heritage. That great contrast awakened my curiosity and enjoyment for the ancient as well as the contemporary.”
Manuel wanted to be a industrial designer, but due to economic reasons he improvised as a graphic designer for more than 30 years. He started his current profession in the early 90’s.