Jonathan Herrera Soto

Herrera Soto
Art Discipline: 
Minneapolis, MN
United States
Dates of Residence: 
May 20, 2019 to Jun 7, 2019

Jonathan Herrera Soto is a print-based studio artist originally from Chicago, IL. He graduated with a BFA from the Minneapolis College in Art and Design in 2017. Herrera Soto explores various relationships between collective memory and historical instances of state-sponsored violence and trauma inflicted on politicized bodies. Recent solo exhibitions of Herrera Soto’s work include "Querida Presencia" at the Duluth Art Institute in Duluth, MN and "Entre Rios y Montañas" at Annex Gallery in Chicago, IL. He has participated in numerous artist residencies including Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY; Hambidge Center, Georgia; The Studios at MASS MoCA, MA; 33 Officia Creativia, Toffia, Italy; Spudnik Press Cooperative, Chicago, IL; High Point Center for Printmaking, Minneapolis, MN; and Epicenter, Green River, Utah. Herrera Soto is a recent recipient of the Santo Foundation Individual Artist Award, Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Initiative Grant, and is a current 2019-2021 Jerome Hill Artist Grant fellow.