José García Ocejo (Córdoba, Veracruz , June 14, 1928) is a Mexican painter. He was born on June 14, 1928 in the city of Córdoba, Veracruz. His first studies were carried out at the School of Architecture of the UNAM , and at the School of Painting "La Esmeralda" , which he chose to leave on the advice of the artist Diego Rivera . In 1953 he obtained a scholarship to study in Madrid, he later moved to Austria and continued his studies with the Austrian painter Oskar Kokoschka . It was in that time where he won several awards, including an Honor Diploma and the distinction of the City Museum.
He has also been awarded by various national and international institutions, including the National Institute of Fine Arts and Le Comité di Terra Santa in Milan, Italy. He was also a member of the "National System of Artistic Creators" in 1993 and 1997 . More on José García Ocejo