Toledo is one of the most internationally recognized Mexican artist for not only his extensive work in the arts
but also for the creation of cultural spaces
and outstanding community work.
Among numerous other accolades
Toledo received the following for his social and cultural commitment to the development of Oaxaca:
the Mexican National Prize (1998), the Prince Claus Award (2000) and the Right Livelihood Award (2005).
You can view some of his other artistic work by Clicking Here.
“The Maestro” (as he is known locally) is a native Oaxacan
who has contributed enormously to the well being of his home state.
He has participated in the establishment of an art library (IAGO)
the founding of a contemporary art museum (MACO)
a library for the blind (La Biblioteca para Ciegos Jorge Luis Borges
a photography center Centro Fotográfico Manuel Álvarez Bravo
and the Eduardo Mata Music Library.