Location: Dallas (US)
A native of Mexico City, Gabriel Dawe creates site-specific installations that explore the connection between fashion and architecture. How they relate to the human need for shelter in all its forms and forms. His work is centered on the exploration of textiles. Aiming to examine the complex construction of gender and identity in his native Mexico. Trying to overturn the notions of masculinity and machismo that prevail today.
His work has been exhibited in the United States. In Canada. In Belgium and the United Kingdom. After living in Montreal, Canada for 7 years, he moved to Dallas, Texas. He received his master’s degree from the University of Texas at Dallas. For the last two years of his graduation he was Artist in Residence at CentralTrak. The artist-in-residence program at UTD. His work has been featured in numerous publications around the world, including Sculpture magazine. The cover of the 12th edition of Art Fundamentals published by McGraw-Hill. And in the book by author Tristan Manco Raw + Material = Art.