Posted by Fabio 11 December 2012
A prodigious and obsessive workaholic, with only 28 years of age Sebastian Sebastian Errazuriz became the second living South American artist to have work auctioned at Sotheby’s Important Twentieth Century Design. In 2007 Errazuriz was selected one of the top emerging international designers by I.D. Magazine. In 2010 he received the title of Chilean Designer of the Year. In 2011 he was selected for the Compasso d’ Oro and at the end of that year his work was the talk of Design Miami Basel.
Sebastian Errazuriz’s work has been exhibited alongside the most celebrated architects and designers in over forty international exhibitions. His work has been included in exhibitions at the Copper Hewitt, National Museum of Design in New York, The Helsinki Museum of Contemporary Art, The Vitra Museum in Weil AM Rheim in Germany, The Museum of Art and Design in New York, The Bellevue Arts Museum in Boston, The Mint Museum, The Corning Museum of Glass and the National Museum of Fine Arts in Santiago. He is currently preparing his first museum solo exhibition for the fall of 2014 at the Carnegie Museum of Art.
Chilean born, New York based artist and designer Sebastian Errazuriz was raised in London; took art classes in Washington, film courses in Edinburgh, and a design degree in Santiago. He later received his Master’s in Fine Arts from New York University. He currently lives and works in NY with parallel workshops in Santiago.