Cándida Peña is a renowned artist and architect from Puebla, Mexico, whose career spans over four decades.
While teaching architecture in Puebla, Mexico, Cándida also worked on her own building and restoration projects with her architecture and design firm Gonpe S.A.
When Cándida decided to move to Rome, Italy she started her career in art. She trained with several accomplished mural artists before moving back to Mexico to study fine arts.
Cándida has subsequently lived and worked in New York and Berlin, Germany and has been appointed ambassador to several Mexican cultural organizations. Notably, she worked for Frank Gehry on the museology for the “Puente de Vida: Museo de Biodiversidad” project exhibition in Panama City.
Cándida founded the art and design gallery “Cándida Peña Gallery” in Los Angeles in 2004. She has worked as key artist on many of Jagar’s large scale restaurant projects such as Frida Restaurant Glendale in Americana and Casa Azul in Westwood.
Cándida holds an architecture degree from the BUAP Benemerita Universidad Autonoma de Puebla and a fine arts degree from UDLAP Uiversidad de las Americas Puebla. For further information on Cándida’s work please contact us with form at bottom of the page.
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