Yvonne Domenge

Mexico

Bio

Yvonne Domenge was born in Mexico City in 1946. She studied plastic arts at the Outremont School in Montreal, Canada, at the Corcoran School of Art in Washington DC and in Mexico City. Working in materials as diverse as wood, stone, marble cement, steel, silver and resin, Domenge has had more than 40 solo shows and participated in nearly 200 group exhibitions across Mexico, the United States, Canada, Europe and China.

Her sculpture Lily won gold medal at the Olympic Landscape Design Contest in Beijing, China, and her work Wind Waves was selected to represent Mexico in the 2009-2011 Vancouver Biennale, for which she was awarded the Sorel Etrog Lifetime Achievement Award for Sculpture & Public Art. Wind Waves has now moved to the Hermann Park Conservancy in Houston.

Yvonne currently has six large-scale sculptures on show at Millennium Park in Chicago. She has a gold medal from the Academic Society of Arts, Letters and Science in Paris and is an honorary member of the Royal Academies for Science and the Arts in Belgium.

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