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Buenos Aires-born, Miami-based Diego Alejandro Waisman is a visual artist that explores themes of social and economic displacement, exile, family, identity, and origins.

Much of his work revolves around the post-memories of his family’s diaspora and his journey as an immigrant to the United States.

He is the recipients of the 2022 Green Space grant, and an awardee of the 30th Emerald Coast National organized by the Northwestern Florida State College.

He has received the Berkowitz Arts Foundation Scholarship, the Florida International University Visual Arts Scholarship as well as the Faena Curatorial Scholarship. His work has been displayed at galleries in South Florida and around the world.

He holds a degree in Computer Animation and Multimedia from the Art Institute of Pittsburgh, a Studio Art degree from the University of Miami, and an MFA from Florida International University.

Diego Waisman painting by Claudia Newman

Portrait by Claudia Newman

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