Edgardo Yira

Original Oil on Canvas

Biography

 

Edgardo Yira is a self-taught painter and was born in Santiago, Chile in 1965.

 

The artistic work which he has practiced since his early teens, has allowed Edgardo as an artist to attain a deeper and more sensitive vision of the world and his environment.

 

His searching resulted in the landscaping genre, which has captured him.

 

At first it was a mere admiration towards beauty, mountains, trees, woods, lights and shadows. He realized that these images represented for him the images of the unlimited, the magnificent of nature, wild and free.

 

Awards: 

 

1991 Honorable Mention “Palacio la Alhambra”, Santiago, Chile

 

1997 Silver Medal “Chilean Landscapes”, Galeria Municipal, Valparaiso, Chile

 

2005 Honorable Mention “Pintando el Sur”, Valdivia, Chile

 

2009 First Prize “Pintando El Norte”, Galeria Municipal Antofagasta, Chile

 

2014 Honorable Mention “Paisajes” Galeria Municipal, Villa Alemana, Chile