He was born in Juchitán, Oaxaca (1970). He studied at the INBA School of Design. The passion for painting canvases has turned Soid Pastrana into an artist with great depth and professionalism, with broad dynamism and restless thought, which has combined and resulted in an impressive innovative proposal that today through various accessories captures its essence without losing the concept of plastic artist.
This concept of “revolutionizing and innovating” art without losing its essence has encouraged the artist to use other textures, not merely paper but fabric, offering his art through regional Isthmus costumes, jackets, caps, masks, and a lot of end of articles using natural raw materials.
“Painting on canvas and later expressing textures through multicolored threads and achieving a concept of regional costume has been surprising, and even more so that Zapotec women understand your concept, because they are the ones who elaborate it and unify your feelings with theirs. It has been magical and proof of this are the textures that I have achieved and that will be appreciated by all who like visual art, ”he said.
His solo exhibitions include: A staircase by the sea, Chicago Illinois (2009), In the eye of heaven, Casa México, Havana, Cuba, (2005), Nostalgias del aire, Centro Cultural El Progreso, San Antonio Texas, ( 2003), Color of my land, Casa México, Jakarta, Indonesia (2001), among others. He has participated in more than 80 group exhibitions in Mexico and abroad, abandoned graphic design to devote himself entirely to painting and revelry, currently lives and works in Juchitán, Oaxaca.