Balam Soto
Works in Hartford, Connecticut United States of America

A prolific artist, Balam has exhibited his artwork in fine art venues worldwide. Venues include the Maker Faire at the New York Hall of Science Museum in Queens, NY; Queens Museum of Art in Queens, NY; Everhart Museum of Natural History, Science & Art in Scranton, PA; the Centre Cultural in Brussels, Belgium; the National Library of Cameroon in West Africa; the Art + Tech Corridor at the Three Rivers Arts Festival in Pittsburgh, PA and Museum Miraflores in Guatemala City, Guatemala among numerous others.

In September 2010, Balam brought home an “Editor’s Choice” award from the Maker Faire held at the New York Hall of Science Museum. In November 2009, he was awarded with the “Latino de Oro” [Golden Latino] Award for Arts & Culture in Connecticut; he was also awarded an Official Citation by Hartford, CT Mayor Eddie Perez. In April 2008, Balam was honored with a Diploma of Recognition as a “Maestro,” a Master of Visual Arts, by the National Congress of Guatemala for “being a valuable and outstanding artist with international success.”

Balam is the owner of Balam Soto Studio, located in Hartford, Connecticut, to which he dedicates himself as a full time artist. An online portfolio of his artwork and a complete list of exhibitions and honors received may be viewed at