Juan Dehoyos is a contemporary printmaker from Poy Sippi, Wisconsin. He currently resides in Madison, Wisconsin and primarily works in relief printmaking. His use of this method comes from studying various printmaking forms at the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point, as well as completing an apprenticeship in woodblock printmaking in Kyoto, Japan. Juan’s’ prints focus on the human figure, and are noted for the gestural quality of his lines, which are accentuated in his woodblock prints.
Juan has received several grants to research and present art work. He has presented at the UW-Parkside Symposium, and studied the arts and crafts of the indigenous Wai Wai tribe of Southern Guyana. He also received the Honorable Mention Award on several occasions at the Carlsten Art Gallery’s Student Juried Exhibition during his undergraduate degree.
Juan has exhibited his works in venues ranging from art galleries to art fairs in the Midwest and Japan. His works are in many private residences throughout the US, Ireland, and Japan. He is also a member of the Kyoto International Woodblock Printers Association. Currently, Juan is in the process of applying to graduate school to further the development of his professional art career.