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Edra Soto

Puerto Rican, born 1971

Recent venues presenting Edra Soto’s work include Chicago Cultural Center; Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Overland Park, Kansas; Pérez Art Museum Miami; Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico, San Juan; Hunter East Harlem Gallery, New York; Gallery 400, Chicago; Smart Museum of Art at the University of Chicago; Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha; DePaul Art Museum, Chicago; and Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago. Soto was awarded the Efroymson Contemporary Arts Fellowship and an Illinois Arts Council Agency grant as well as support through the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events Individual Artists Program and 3Arts's Make A Wave program and projects grants. 

Soto holds an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and a bachelor’s degree from Escuela de Artes Plásticas y Diseño de Puerto Rico. She teaches Introduction to Social Engagement at University of Illinois at Chicago and is a Lecturer at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

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