Genaro Solis Rivero is the Founder and Creative Director of Genaro Design, a boutique branding agency in San Antonio, Texas. He is originally from Mexico City; although he has learned and lived the American culture since high school while studying at Missouri Military Academy.
Genaro earned a Bachelor Degree in Fine Arts at Texas State University-San Marcos in May 2002. He moved back home and worked as a graphic designer for Equilibrio and in 2005 he co-founded Contrasto Group, both graphic design studios in Mexico City. His relentless passion for continue learning took him back to his alma mater and in August 2012, he received a Master Degree in Fine Arts with his dissertation: Bricks for Justice, a Traveling Exhibition for International Justice Mission, a Human Rights Organization.
Genaro strongly believes in giving back to the community; hence, he has utilized his expertise in graphic design to support several NPOs throughout the years. His philanthropist spirit began with his active involvement with the Shriners Hospitals for Children in the mid 90s.
His communication design has been featured in the discipline leading publications including: LogoLounge, LogoLounge Master Library, and Graphis. Additionally, his design work has received several awards and been honored in national and international competitions such as the American Advertising Federation, Art Directors Club of Houston, Creative Summit, Dallas Society of Visual Communications, Good50x70, Graphis, LogoLounge, and LogoLounge Master Library.
Genaro enjoys the outdoors, a good glass of wine—cabernet is his favorite—, espresso is a must and he is fan of the Dallas Cowboys. He is member of Community Bible Church, loves its Worship Ministry, and Christian contemporary music. He is married to Maria Fernanda and they have two children: Alonso and Fernando.