“Life is too serious to take us
Rodrigo De la Sierra lives and works in Mexico City where he was born on September 18, 1971. After completing his Bachelor’s in Architecture, and a course on Creativity at the Valle de México University, he worked as an architect for 12 years. De la Sierra studied Plastic Arts for 4 years taking different workshops, among others: Materials and Patina Techniques and Sculpture Workshop at the Pippal’s Sculpture and Art Circle. He was trained in modeling, wood carving, molds and casting, and figurative sculpture in the Iberoamericana University. After that, he went on with his development through a self-teaching approach.
With a career of 10 years as a sculptor, De la Sierra has been able to exhibit in some of the most important cities in the World, in Countries like: Italy, China, South Korea, the US and Mexico. He has been selected to participate in different prestigious biennials in Spain and Japan. He has participated in domestic and international fairs, such as: Mexico City’s Maco Zone, Art Market – San Francisco, Art Palm Springs, Art Busan, Asia Contemporary Art Show, Expo Chicago and Affordable Art Fair – Singapore, among others. He has participated with foundations collaborating with the UN, in organ-donation foundations: ALE Association and Renal Tubular Acidosis Organization; environmental organizations:
WWF-Telcel “Nature at your School” as an honor Godfather in 2017; and other organizations, such as: Aid for AIDS in New York, Mexico Vivo Foundation, Unidos Somos Iguales Cuernavaca A.C. Foundation, and Todo por el Cine Foundation; among others.
He has had significant exhibits in the City’s Museum in Santiago de Queretaro, the Treasury Ministry’s Museum, Isidro Fabela’s Center at Casa del Risco Museum in Mexico City, the Anthropology Museum in Mexico City, the National 21st Century Medical Center, the Cultural Center of the State of Mexico, the Modern Art Museum of the State of Mexico, Jumex Museum, Modern Art Museum of Mexico City, Soumaya Museum, and the Autonomous University of the State of Mexico (UAEM), among others. He has displayed his work in important venues of the Country such as: the Ministry of the Interior, the House of Representatives, the Senate, and others.
In 2016, he was awarded the Title of Doctor Honoris Causa of the Autonomous University of the State of Mexico; and the Architecture and Design School of UAEM University named on his honor Rodrigo de la Sierra “Timoteo” Art Plaza. At present, he shows his work in Mexico City, San Miguel de Allende, Valle de Bravo, Puerto Vallarta, Baja California, Acapulco and Los Angeles.
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