Hyde Deirdre 2020-02-16T16:30:00+01:00

Project Description

Deirdre Hyde

Born in Somerset England 1953.
Studies at: Sherborne 1963-1970; University of Reading BA Fine Arts Hons 1975; Certificate of Education 1977.
Married to Juan Mata
Languages: English, Spanish, Italian

1979-to the present
Lives and works mainly in Costa Rica.

Consultancies in Interpretation
for Parks Services in Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Panama, and Belize (WWF), Guatemala (IUCN), El Salvador (USAID), Brazil and Mexico (Smithsonian Institute), Guyana (Conservation International) Cape Verde and Spain. Illustration work has appeared in publications worldwide, notably for National Geographic Society, Smithsonian Institute, Rainforest Alliance and Scholastic

1997-2001 Artist in residence Abruzzo National Park. Italy; 2015 Artist in residence Schumacher College, Devon; 2018 Artist in Residence Wilson Botanical Garden

Group Shows
5 Activaciones Culturales with Florencia Urbina, Costa Rica 2017; Cambio Climatico, Museo de Arte de San Salvador 2016; Valorarte Costa Rica 2015
Shanghai International Art Gallery China 2014; Ars et Natura Rome 2000; Alpha House Gallery UK 1999; Museo de Arte Costarricense 1993; Jacobo Carpio Gallery, Costa Rica 1992; Museo Nacional, Costa Rica 1988; Masaya National Park, Nicaragua 1988.

One man shows
Transiciones, Centro de Partrimonio Cultural Costa Rica 2017; Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute Panama 2016; Costa Rican Museum of Art 2012; Canning House, London 2008; National Theatre Costa Rica 1982, 1990, 2008; Museo Nacional Costa Rica 1988, 2004; British Institute 1987, 1990 1996

Public Permanant Collection
Centro de Convenciones, Costa Rica; Biomuseo Panama; Ayuntamento Alcala de Henares Spain; Centro Parchi Rome; Permanant Collections in Abruzzo, Italy; University of Camerino Italy; National Geographic USA; Dorset Centre for Rural Crafts, UK