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Cynthia Saide, was born in 1995 in Monterrey, México. Cynthia received a Bachelor degree in Finance from the Instituto Tecnológico de Monterrey in 2019 and a Certificate in Painting the  Human Figure from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2018. She began making oil paintings from a young age. At the age of six, Cynthia took particular art classes in Monterrey, where she learned different techniques. From its beginnings she developed a  passion for the human figure, studying various techniques such as oil paint, acrylic, watercolor and tempera, guided by pictorial movements such as realism. She currently lives and works in Monterrey, Mexico.




2023          In Flesh: Mastering the Color in Portrait, with Manu Saluja. New York Academy of Art. New York. 

2020          Portfolio construction and self-promotion workshop with Catalina Restrepo, LAR School. Monterrey. Mx

                 Think Thank, materials and art formats with Gonzalo Ortega, LAR School. Monterrey.Mx

2019           Bachelor in Finance Administration, Instituto Tecnológico de Monterrey, Monterrey, Mx. 

                  Hyperrealism workshop with Fabiano Milani, Monterrey. México. 

                  Portrait workshop with Omar Ortiz, Ciudad de México. 

2018-2019   Painting Certificate in The School of The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago. USA. 


2014-2017   Watercolor workshop in Human Figure with Sylvia Nogueira, Monterrey. México. 

                  Drawing and Painting the Human Figure with Alejandra Flores, Monterrey. México.


2001-2017   Painting materials and techniques with Patricia Gonzalez, Monterrey. México.



2023       Adfectus, Museo Metropolitano de Monterrey. Monterrey, México.

              Adfectus + El Arte de Amarte, MARCO Museo de Arte Contemporáneo. Monterrey, México.   

              Adfectus, Televisa. Monterrey, México. 


2022       Astra Pallum. Puerta Rosa Museo/Galería. Monterrey. México. 

              ADFECTUSsolo exhibition, Akadem. Monterrey, México. 

              ModPortrait, MEAM Museum. Zaragoza, Spain. 

2021        Maris Stella. Puerta Rosa Museo/Galería. Monterrey. México. 

              This is Me, The Art House Gallery. Online. USA. 

              Art Through The Window. Puerta Rosa Museo/Galería. Monterrey. México. 

              Painterly. Las Laguna Art Gallery. Laguna Beach, California. USA. 

2018      Finding Ourselves Together. The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago. USA.

             Esencialidades. Puerta Rosa Museo/Galería. Monterrey. México.  

2017      Re-Significar. Puerta Rosa Museo/Galería. Monterrey. México. 

             Mirada Interior. Casa de la Cultura San Pedro. Monterrey. México.


2023     Onexpo. Grupo Simsa. Acapulco, México.

2022.    Noreste Art Fair. Akadem. Monterrey, México.


2021     Parallax Art Fair. London, United Kingdom. 

            ASF Art Fair. Mexico City. México.

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