Diego Sanchez (artist)

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Diego Sanchez (born 1963 in Bogota, Colombia), is a practicing artist and chairman of the visual arts department at St. Catherine's School, a private, independent Episcopal diocesan school for girls in Richmond, Virginia.[1][2] He is married to Jennifer Garvin-Sanchez, from Arlington, Virginia.


Sanchez has exhibited at Main Art in Richmond, Virginia,[3] at Hunt Gallery at Mary Baldwin College,[4] Quirk Gallery in Richmond,[5][6] Artspace in Richmond, Virginia,[7] 1708 Gallery,[8] Flippo Gallery at Randolph-Macon College,[9], Art6[10] and VisArts.

Honors, awards, and collections

Sanchez was the first recipient of the Theresa Pollack Artist of the Year Award. In 2011 he received the Distinguished Service Award from the Visual Art Center of Richmond.[11] In 2019, one of his paintings, Composition #76, was acquired by the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts for its permanent collection.[12][13]


In 1988, he received his BFA in Painting and Printmaking from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia, and in 1990 he earned his MFA in Painting and Printmaking, also from Virginia Commonwealth University.


In addition to his teaching at St.Catherine's, he has served on the faculties of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Studio School,[14] Virginia Union University,[15]Template:Better source The Visual Arts Center of Richmond (formerly the Hand Workshop), and Nimrod Hall, an artist's retreat in Millboro, Virginia.[16]


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  2. "Kehinde Wiley: An Economy of Grace - Calendar & Events". 8 May 2016. https://www.vmfa.museum/calendar/events/film/. Retrieved 6 April 2020. 
  3. "Diego Sanchez's complex, mixed-media paintings reference both history and technology." (in en). https://www.styleweekly.com/richmond/diego-sanchezs-complex-mixed-media-paintings-reference-both-history-and-technology/Content?oid=1389083. Retrieved 4 June 2019. 
  4. "Richmond-Based Artist Diego Sanchez at Mary Baldwin’s Hunt Gallery". 1 September 2015. https://marybaldwin.edu/news/2015/09/01/richmond-based-artist-diego-sanchez-at-mbcs-hunt-gallery/. Retrieved 3 June 2019. 
  5. "Art Gallery: Diego Sanchez exhibition at Quirk Gallery" (in en). https://www.richmond.com/entertainment/art/art-gallery-diego-sanchez-exhibition-at-quirk-gallery/article_a8d833cf-5d3c-56f2-9364-5d19a759d5fc.html. Retrieved 3 June 2019. 
  6. "Diego Sanchez". https://www.quirkgallery.com/diego-sanchez. Retrieved 3 June 2019. 
  7. Frostick, Dana. "artspacegallery.org". http://artspacegallery.org/wr/2018/diego_sanchez.shtml. Retrieved 3 June 2019. 
  8. "Diego Sanchez Biography – Diego Sanchez on artnet". http://www.artnet.com/artists/diego-sanchez/biography. Retrieved 3 June 2019. 
  9. Haddad, Jessica Ronky (4 May 2016). "A New Direction" (in en-us). https://richmondmagazine.com/home/a-new-direction/. Retrieved 4 June 2019. 
  10. "ART6 Gallery Inc. Richmond VA". http://www.jimmywarnerdesign.com/art6_archives/homepage_archives/oct_2007.htm. Retrieved 22 April 2020. 
  11. "Richmond-Based Artist Diego Sanchez at Mary Baldwin’s Hunt Gallery". 1 September 2015. https://marybaldwin.edu/news/2015/09/01/richmond-based-artist-diego-sanchez-at-mbcs-hunt-gallery/. Retrieved 3 June 2019. 
  12. "Virginia Museum of Fine Arts on Instagram: "Our latest acquisition from Richmond-based artist, Diego Sanchez is one of the most complex and ambitious works in a series and reveals the…"" (in en). https://www.instagram.com/vmfamuseum/p/BmVtD2NAh5J/. Retrieved 4 June 2019. 
  13. "Teacher's Artwork Purchased by VMFA" (in en). 14 June 2018. https://www.st.catherines.org/news-detail?pk=1014877. Retrieved 4 June 2019. 
  14. "Faculty & Staff | Studio School". 19 January 2014. https://www.vmfa.museum/studio-school/faculty-staff/. Retrieved 4 June 2019. 
  15. "Diego Sanchez". https://www.linkedin.com/in/diego-sanchez-a24354b. Retrieved 4 June 2019. 
  16. "Artist Weeklong Workshops". http://www.nimrodhallart.com/artist-weeklong-workshops. Retrieved 4 June 2019. 

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