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Soine The sculptor Carlos Helguera Soine was born in 1928 in
Mexico City. Carlos Studied drawing with Magdalena de la Madrid, and sculpture
in the Ignacio Asúnsolo, and the Angel Tarrac sculpture studios for several
years. His work was influenced by the sculptor Germán Cueto. His style is
figurative, he specializes in portraits in bronze, and terra cotta.
artist is a member of the "Sociedad Mexicana de Artes Plasticas" (Mexican
Society of Fine Arts), he has been Secretary and voter of the House of the
Culture, and he is President of the board of trustees of the Public Library in
Lagos de Moreno, Jalisco.
Helguera's most recent awards are: "Diploma de
la Sociedad Laguense", 1992, and the prizes "Premio Seminario de de Cultura de
León", Guanajuato, 2001, and "El Plato de Plata", X Aniversario Casa de la
Cultura, 2001, Mexico.
Carlo's first exhibit of his work took place at
the Contemporary Art Room, "Sala de Arte Contemporaneo" in 1953. His work has
been displayed in many exhibits since then, including the Federal Light and
Power Commission Museum, 1975, and the Art Tower,"Torre Domecq" ,1991, in Mexico
Helguera's works are included in public collections such as the
College of Music, Autonomous National University of Mexico (UNAM),in Mexico
City, Public Library, as well as at the House of Culture, "Casa de la Cultura"
in Lagos de Moreno, Jalisco, museum "Museo de la Cultura Potosina", in Mexico,
"Musikschule Alla Von Buch", Munich, Germany, Room of Law Studies, "Sala de
Estudios Jurídicos Augusto Hernández Becerra", Bogotá, Colombia, Bust of Carlos
Prieto, New York, USA.
The artist's works are referred in various books
such as "Escultura Mexicana" by Lily Kassner, CD rom, 1998, and Who's Who
1989-1990, World Reference Publications Inc., just to mention a few.
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