Eduardo Stupía, born in Buenos Aires in 1951, is a highly regarded international artist. He studied at the Manuel Belgrano School of Fine Arts in Buenos Aires, and since 1984 has been a qualified teacher of plastic arts. He has been honored, among others, with the two most important argentine awards in visual arts: the Great Prize of the National Hall of Plastic Arts (2007) and the Great Prize of the City Hall, both in the Drawing section. In 2012 he was invited by the curator, Luis Pérez-Oramas, to participate at the 30th São Paulo Bienal, “The Imminence of Poetics”. He was assigned a special space where he presented a wide selection of over 70 works from the last two decades.
In 2007 MoMA showed one of the four works by Stupia that the Museum bought in an exhibition titled: “New Perspectives in Latin American Art, 1930 – 2006”. In her article about the exhibition published in the New York Times Roberta Smith highlighted the quality of Stupía´s draughtsmanship.
He has showed his work at several international art fairs with Galería Jorge Mara-La Ruche, such as: arteBA (2004-2019, Buenos Aires), Pinta Art Fair (2008, New York), Art Basel Miami Beach (2011- 2019), Art Basel Hong Kong (2013- 2014) and ARCO (2009-2019 Madrid).
He has HeHeexhibited locally and internationally in-group and solo exhibitions since 1973. Among others at the Jorge Mara La Ruche Gallery, Buenos Aires; Ruth Benzacar, Buenos Aires; del Infinito Gallery, Buenos Aires; Buenos Aires; Dan Gallery, Sao Paulo; Xippas Contemporary Art, Punta del Este and Paris.
His work is included in many private and public collections such as the Museum of Modern Art in New York (MOMA), the Valencian Institute of Modern Art (IVAM), Valencia, Circulo de Bellas Artes (Madrid, Spain), Museo Colección Fortabat, Buenos Aires, Museum of Latin American Art in Buenos Aires (Malba), the National Museum of Fine Arts in Buenos Aires (MNBA), Museum of Contemporary Art in Rosario (MACRO), Museum of Modern Art in Buenos Aires (MAMBA), Caraffa Museum, Córdoba; Eduardo Sivori Museum, Buenos Aires and The Museum of Contemporary Art in Neuquén.