Edna Cantoral Acosta was born in Mexico City, 1976. She studied in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, where she currently works. In 1996 she obtained the Sogem diploma in literary creation. She undertook undergraduate studies in plastic arts at the University of Guadalajara. (1998-2001). She took classes with artists and in the engraving workshop of Herculano Álvarez during the period between 2002-2003. She was granted a scholarship to study at the ENSAD, Paris, during the period from October 2004 to August 2005.
She has participated in 25 collective exhibitions in Guadalajara, Mexico city, Argentina, Spain, and
N.Y., and carried out 8 individual ones, one of them being the Signature of the artist book “Homenaje a Juan Gelman /Hommage à Juan Gelman” at the Hune Brenner Gallery in Paris. “Ventana Compartida” (Shared window), at Galería Ajolote (Gallery Axolotl), Contemporary Art
in Guadalajara, is her latest individual exhibition.
She took part in the book “Arte Euroamericano" volumes 3 and 4 and in the art magazine Casiopea # 12 ()
She is represented by Agora Gallery, Chelsea, New York City. ()
and also by GALERÍA AJOLOTE, Contemporary Art, Guadalajara, Mexico.
She is a member of the International Miniart Exchange group since 2007 and she will take
part in the 2008 edition () as well as in the exhibition: “Your Documents Please” International Identification Document exhibition which will be opened in April, 2008.