René Arceo (b. 1959 Michoacán, Mexico) is a printmaker, painter and as a cultural worker builds bridges that connect artists and arts institutions to foster printmaking. He co-founded Galeria Ink Works (1984) and the Taller Mexicano de Grabado (1990). René is has exhibited in Poland, Mexico, Spain, Canada, France and the United States. He received numerous awards including two Governor’s International Exchange Program from the Illinois Arts Council to travel, lecture and exhibit in Lublin, Poland (2002) and in Paris, France (2006). In 2005 he founded Arceo Press to promote international printmaking exchanges.