Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Monday, June 28, 2010

Eduardo de Soignie

Her Mask (date, dimensions n/a)

Eduardo De Soignie was born in Havana Cuba in 1970 where he received his initial art education. IN 1988, he was admitted into the highly competitive Instituto Superior de Arte (ISA) but had his studies interrupted after receiving an exist visa to immigrate to the US the following year. De Soignie moved with his immediate family to Miami, Florida, where he lived for three years.In 1992, he received a scholarship to go the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 1996. Since then, De Soignie has been exhibiting in Chicago and the Midwest and had participated in symposiums and residencies in Canada, Spain, Poland and England. In 2005, De Soignie had his first personal exhibit at a museum at the South Bend Regional Museum of Art, in Indiana. This important exhibition was followed by another solo show at the Indianapolis Art Center, in 2006.