SANTIAGO DIESTE UY
Santiago Dieste (b. 1984) is a sculptor, teacher and researcher in the field of visual arts. He develops projects and installations in various exhibition spaces, exploring the tension and limits of materials in dialogue with human complexities. He has exhibited his works in national and international spaces, such as Pablo Atchugarry Foundation, Torres García Museum, Espacio de Arte Contemporáneo, Subte Montevideo Exhibition Center. Santiago represented Uruguay at the Biennalle Internazionalle di Arte Contemporaneo di Firenze, and was a finalist for the Paul Cézanne Prize awarded by the French Embassy in Uruguay. He was invited by NODO, Plan Ceibal to design, develop and make the statuette of the National Award for Pedagogical Innovation. Santiago is currently studying for a Master’s Degree in Art and Visual Culture at Udelar. His works are part of private collections around the world, as well as public spaces in Montevideo, where he lives and works.