Ignacio Gana, born in 1976, is a Los Angeles, California, USA, based Chilean sculptor whose work is figurative in style, with strong narrative representing his imagination and appreciation of the human form.
Gana’s paintings and sculptures can be found in private collections and museums throughout world, such as the Museum of Modern Latin American Art (MOLAA) California, USA; Museo Ralli, Marbella, Spain, Museo Ralli, Santiago, Chile; and Guggenheim, Venice, Italy.
He was recently named one of the most influential artist in Miami and was chosen as the official artist of the Latin Grammy Award in 2017.
During his professional life Ignacio Gana; has had more that 20 individual exhibitions in Chile and abroad. At the same time, he has participated in more than 40 group ehibitions throughout the world.
Awards, among others:
First National Art Contest, Santiago, Chile-Japan (1998)
Third place in the “Valentin Ruiz Aznar” Painting Contest, Granada, Spain (2006)
Artist in residence program. Expressions Cultural Center, New London, Conneticut, USA (2012)
Selected as one of The Most Influential Artist in Miami (2017)
Selected Artist for the year for The Latin Grammy Awards (2017)