Gabo was born in the Triana quarter of Aguascaliente, Mexico and began his studies in the School of Fine Arts at the age of 8. He lived and worked in Tijuana and Ciudad de Juarez where he worked in graphic design, TV commercials and published a book of poems. He traveled to Europe in 1977 and studied painting and graphic design in Madrid, Spain. After Madrid he moved to Paris where he established lasting bonds that would strengthen on subsequent trips to Europe. Gabo returned to Mexico in 1978 and moved to La Paz, which he still calls home. He set up his own graphic design and publicity studio, opened the Orsay Gallery where he organized over 200 exhibits of Mexican and foreign artists. In 1998 he created and organized the Art Festival in Todos Santos which remains one of the town's major events.
He has a major gallery and studio in Todos Santos. He has the Che & Gabo Gallery in La Paz where he is preparing to open a large new gallery and studio. In addition he keeps a studio in his home town of Aguascaliente. Visits to his studios are by appointment. It is worth meeting Gabo. He is an interesting and entertaining individual. Just look for his trademark white Panama hat.
Besides his expressive and impressive paintings, he also creates in sculpture, weavings and kites. All his works express his zest and love of life.
The gallery accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover cards.
The gallery is open from Monday through Saturday from j10am to 5pm.
The telephone number at the gallery is and his email address is .
The Gabo Gallery is located in a dramatic chrurch like structure on Calle Marquez de Leon beween Calle Juarez and Calle Colegio Militar.