Hector Monroy International Pop Artist, Born in Queretaro, Mexico in 1953. Studied advertising as well as artistic drawing, and later broadened he's scope in the audiovisual communications industry also working in graphic design. His inspiration is drawn from rock music and pop culture. His works often pay tribute to the most notable icons of music and film. He is a painter of original portraits of icons, myths and legends of rock music and Hollywood movie stars. His style, defined as pop art with a realistic touch, is inspired by his idols like: Marilyn Monroe, The Beatles, Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, The Who, The Doors, James Dean, Elvis Presley, John Lennon, Liz Taylor, John Wayne, Bettie Page, Charlize Theron, Muhammad Ali, Tom Brady, Michael Jordan, among others. Many collectors in several countries around the world have been acquiring his pieces, many of them being shown in virtual galleries, right now; artist, founder, chef curator and director of Prizma Art Gallery.
Exhibitions and Enterviews Salón del Pueblo, Ayuntamiento de Tlalnepantla de Baz, , Edo. de Méx. Exposición ‘‘El Rock la música audiovisual del siglo XX’’ Homenaje a John Lennon y Concierto de fin de siglo 8 de diciembre de 1999 Salón Riviera, División del norte 1157, México, D.F. Exposición ‘‘Tributo a Leyendas del Rock’’ 14 de abril del 2000 Sheraton María Isabel Hotel & Towers, Salón Veranda Av. Paseo de la Reforma, México, D.F. Exposición ‘‘Leyendas del Rock y Pop’’ Enero a Mayo del 2003 Zócalo de la Ciudad de México, México, D.F. Exposición ‘‘Tributo a los Beatles y otras Leyendas del Rock’’ 23 de febrero del 2003 Hard Rock Café, Universal Citywalk, Hollywood, California, USA Exhibition "Charity Night" September 2004 Charter Communications, TV Program "Galeria Alternativa" Long Beach, California, USA Enterview, October 2004 TV Art Auction en fine art treasures y showcase art auction Entre enero 2005 y abril 2007 Los Ángeles, California, USA Channel 22, TV Program "Un Poco de Todo", Los Ángeles, California, USA Enterview, December 2004 Santa Clarita Art Fest, Santa Clarita, California, USA painting to surreal Jimi Hendrix, October 1st. and 2nd. September 2005 Wild About Music Gallery, 2nd. St. Santa Monica, California, USA Exhibition From Nov. 2005 to Jul. 2007, Celebrity Centre, Collective Exhibition, Hollywood, Ca. USA February 05, 2007