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Gregorio Luke

Gregorio Luke is an expert on Mexican and Latin American art and culture. He is the former Director of the Museum of Latin American Art, Consul of Cultural Affairs of Mexico in Los Angeles and the First Secretary of the embassy of Mexico in Washington D.C.
Mr. Luke has given over 1,000 Lectures in museums and universities in Mexico, Europe and the United States. He has spoken at institutions such as The Library of Congress, The Smithsonian Institution, the San Diego Art Museum, the Detroit Institute of Art, and universities such as Harvard, Columbia and Georgetown among others.
In 1995 he was conferred the Irving Leonard Award by the Hispanic Society of the Library of Congress. In 2005 The Ebell of Los Angeles honored him with the Life Achievement Award, 2006 he received the El Angel Award by the Bilingual Foundation of the Arts and in 2007 he was recognized by CATE (California Association of Teacher’s in English) for promoting literacy in public schools. In 2008 he was recipient of the KCET Local Heroes Award.
He has lectured at institutions, museums, universities and government agencies such as: The Library of Congress, the Smithsonian Institution, the National Museum for Women in the Arts, the Detroit Institute of art, the Museum of the Americans of the Organization of American States, the Phoenix Art Museum, the Corcoran Gallery, Dumbarton Oaks. Universities such as Harvard, Columbia, John Hopkins, Georgetown and Berkeley, the Department of State, Labor, Treasury and Justice as well as the national Conventions of the most important Latino Organizations such as: National Council of La Raza, NABE, CABE, and the Hispanic Youth.