|Biography from ICO Gallery:|
|Diego Jacobson was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1964 and moved
with his parents to New York when he was two years old. Although,
as a boy he showed an interest and receptiveness to drawing, he did not
realize his artistic abilities until he became an adult. In 1985,
he obtained a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Clark
University in Massachusetts.|
In 1999, Diego Jacobson obtained a
Masters Degree in Practical Spirituality from the Seminary of
Theological Peace in California; increasing the basis of his
philosophical formation with camp works in many countries like England,
Ireland, New Zealand, The Kingdom of Tonga, Thailand, China, Japan,
Bora Bora (Polynesia), Australia, Mexico, and most of fhe Meso-American
cultural and ceremonial artistic settlements. His most recent
trips for spiritual and mystical reflections have been made to Machu
Pichu, Peru and Belize.
Jacobson has presented 25 individual and
important collective exhibitions, where he revealed the personal and
intimist character of symbolic and informal abstraction. As he is
an artist of great sensibility, he captures in his painting the
spectator by the strong mystical projection of the interior movement of
his art. In the past ten years, his works have been fully propagated in
prestigious and international-projection circles, such as Art News Magazine, Arte al Dia International Magazine, and ARTes en Santo Domingo.
the road to international projection of his art, Diego Jacobson works
out a long schedule of exhibition, among them galleries and museums in
the USA, France, Spain, Asia, Latin America, and the Caribbean Area.
has been defined by critics as the American artist originally from
Latin America with the most profound articulation of the intimate
abstraction as language and personal aesthetic; who transcribes his
interior self as the soul calligraphy and consciousness on the canvas".
Jacobson has been recently distinguished by the UNESCO's (The United
Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization) Puerto Rican
Association, on the occasion of the association's 30th anniversary.
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