Edward Hoyer Gallery
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Edward Robin Hoyer Cepeda.
Edward is a painter, photographer and sculptor working in mediums including oil acrylic, watercolor, pastel, pencil and mixed media.
Edward began life in 1964 on the North Atlantic coast of Colombia,
son to a Danish-Canadian father and Colombian-Flemish mother. Much of his
childhood was spent moving between two contrasting locales; a large
family-owned cattle farm on the border of a small town call Polonuevo (New Pole) and the large industrial city of
At the age of eight, Edward had the opportunity to travel abroad for the first time to his fatherland, Denmark, an experience that truly expanded his concept of the universe and changed his life’s direction forever. Recalling the impact of this journey on his life, the artist expresses in his own words: “At that tender age, all of a sudden I realized that there was a big world out there; so diverse and rich in beauty of people and places. I could not stand still any longer, my shy nature resolved into one of curiosity that led me to search for more knowledge about this immense globe in which we live. At first I absorbed information through any books I could find. This was the start of ten years of intense travel throughout Colombia, North America, Central America, South America, The Caribbean Nations, Europe, Middle East and Northern Africa in an endless pilgrimage to natural landmarks, habitats, national parks, museums, historical places and structures of architectural significance, always concentrating my attention on the diversity of people, cultures, beliefs and the endless natural and man-made habitats.”
In 1981, Edward moved to
Edward combines his unique life experiences with his formal education to achieve a fresh expression in art that crosses international boundaries. His work not only contains a universal essence, but also a very personal style. He is happy to know that much of his art has also traveled to many different countries in over six continents to a variety of art lovers.
In 1990 he moved to the North American West Coast.