Woman Holding Heart
by Irving Herrera
Wood Block Print 7/10
A prolific and in-demand Oaxacan graphic artist, Irving Herrera has exhibited his work internationally in Cuba, Argentina, Brazil, Italy, Japan, Chile, Spain, USA, China, Germany, Romania and Mexico.
Since 2008, he has had nineteen one-man exhibitions, and his work has been included in more than seventy group shows. He is the recipient of numerous awards and prizes.
Herrera is a leading figure in the flourishing graphic arts scene in Oaxaca. In his early years, he studied with the revered Japanese Mexican painter and print maker Shinzaburo Takeda, who is considered one of Oaxaca’s most important artists.