Solange Salazar – Visual Art Sur

Solange Salazar

(1947, Caracas, Venezuela) is a well-established artist who works in a variety of different media and materials, including canvas, paper and wood.

She graduated as an art teacher from the Simón Rodríguez National Experimental University, while simultaneously taking courses in different artistic techniques and art philosophy with renowned Venezuelan artists such as Luisa Palacios, Manuel Espinoza, and Ida Gramcko.

Since 1968 Salazar’s work has been exhibited in countless national and international shows in United States, Poland, Germany, Holland, Argentina, Puerto Rico and Cuba, among many others. She is an active member and promoter of different art associations in Venezuela, co-founding the Huella Workshop in 1992.

She also has a wealth of experience teaching courses on print, engraving and papermaking at different museums and schools, such as TAGA, a renowned print institute located in Caracas.

Salazar’s work has achieved critical acclaim and among her recent distinctions feature the Graphic Arts Prize at the 2010 biennale a the Braulio Salazar University Gallery in Valencia, Venezuela, and a Highly Commended prize at the 2003 EXXONMOBIL Art Contest at the National Art Gallery in Caracas.

Her works have been acquired by important collections, including the National Art Gallery, Alejandro Otero Museum, Carlos Cruz Diez Print and Design Museum in Caracas and the Casa de las Américas in Havana, Cuba, among others.

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