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/ Solo Shows

2021     Retornos, Galería castro Barreto, San Juan, PR

 

Exhibitions/ Group Shows

                       2021     Aliento Facundo, Galería Castro Barreto, San Juan, PR

                        2020    The Codex Project, Work on Paper, Ink/ WP Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

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

 

 

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

 

 

Scholarships

            The William Emlen Cresson Memorial Travel Scholarship

            

 

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