Biography

 

Diego H. Rodriguez Carrion (Diego Hiromi) is a painter who was born on July 26, 1995 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Diego studied at the Atelier San Juan under the guidance of the artists Luis Borrero and Amber Lia-Kloppel, learning “Old Master” techniques in drawing and painting. In 2017, Diego earned his Barchelor's Degree in Fine Art with a painting major at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA). While, at PAFA, he has won awards and prizes, such as The William Emlen Cresson Memorial Travel Scholarship, The Woodmere Art Museum Purchase Prize, The Pennsylvania Governor's Award, The Don Sabath Award; The Sylvia G. Wexler Memorial Award; The Samuel David Memorial Prize for Cast Drawing; The Rose and Nathan Rubinson Prize in Memory of Wharton Esherick and the Frances D. Bergman Memorial Prize. Also, Diego has participated in group exhibitions at PAFA, The Woodmere Art Museum and at The University of the Arts in Philadelphia.

 

 

 

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Education

2013- 2018            BFA/ Certificate, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA      

 

Exhibitions/ Group Shows

2018    The Woodcut, Cerulean Arts, Philadelphia, PA

             5 to Watch Show, Avery Galleries, Bryn Mawr, PA

            117th Anual Student Exhibition, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2017    Cutting Edge: Recent Acquisitions in Woodcut and Cut Wood, Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, PA

            Emerging Artists; Young Philadelphia Artists, Philadelphia Sketch Club, Phialdelphia, PA

            116th Anual Student Exhibition, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

            Good-Fellows, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Gallery 128, Philadelphia, PA

2016    Wars, and Rumors of War, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Gallery 128, Philadelphia, PA

            Linked: Philly Art School, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Gallery 128, Philadelphia, PA

            115th Anual Student Exhibition, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Spring Prizes Wall, Gallery 128, Philadelphia, PA

2015    It’s the Thought that Counts, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Gallery 128, Philadelphia, PA

            Joint: Philly Art School, The University of the Arts, Hamilton Hall, Philadelphia, PA

            Been There, Done That, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Gallery 128, Philadelphia, PA

            114th Annual Student Exhibition, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Spring Prizes Wall, Gallery 128, Philadelphia, PA

2014    113th Annual Student Exhibition, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Spring Prizes Wall, Gallery 128, Philadelphia, PA

            Now look here, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Gallery 128, Philadelphia, PA

            Open House at Atelier San Juan, Viejo San Juan, PR

2012    The Department’s Student Art Exhibit Program, United States Department of Education, Washington, DC

 

Prizes and Awards

2018    Governor’s Award, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2017    The William Emlen Cresson Memorial Travel Scholarship, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2017    Woodmere Art Museum Purchase Prize, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2017    The Rose and Nathan Rubinson Prize in Memory of Wharton Esherick, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2017    The Don Sabath Award, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2016    The Color Woodcut Purchase Prize, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2016    The Rose and Nathan Rubinson Prize in Memory of Wharton Esherick, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2016    The Don Sabath Award, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2016    The Gamblin Paint Prize, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2015    The Don Sabath Award, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2015    The Sylvia G. Wexler Memorial Award, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2014    The Samuel David Memorial Prize for Cast Drawing, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

 

Scholarships

            The William Emlen Cresson Memorial Travel Scholarship

            ALUMNI Association Scholarship

            Academy Scholarship

  The Conrad J. Linke Memorial Scholarship

 

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