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ELIO RODRIGUEZ

February 20th, 1966. Havana, Cuba

Lives in Spain

 

ACADEMICS STUDIES

1989 Higher Institute of Art (ISA), Havana, Cuba.

1984 "San Alejandro” Art Academic, Havana, Cuba.

 

RESIDENCIES

2015 Hutchins Felloship, Harvard University, MA, USA.

2010 Artist in Residency. Mattress Factory Art Museum, Pittsburgh, PA. USA.

2003 Artist in Residency. El Museo Diego Rivera & Francisco Oller, Buffalo, NY, USA.

2002  Guest Professor. Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, USA.

Guest Artist. Ceramic Workshop. Harvard University. Boston, USA.

 

PERSONAL SHOWS

2014  Corridas y Venidas. Breese Little Gallery, London, United Kingdom.

2012  Selva en las Paredes Pumps Project, Contemporary Art Center "Las Cigarreras", Alicante, Spain.

Carnival/Cannival. Elio Rodriguez and Douglas Perez. Breese Little Gallery, London, United Kingdom

2009 Ceiba Negra  L´Escorxador, Elche, Alicante, Spain

2007 Remakes  Frick Fine Arts Gallery. University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA. USA.

2006  Elio Rodríguez/Mayra Alpizar. Cervantes Institute. London, United Kingdom.

Ceiba  (with artist Susana Guerrero) IX Havana Biennial. Provincial Center of Art Gallery, Havana, Cuba.

2005 Remakes  Gallery 23 y 12, Havana, Cuba.

2003 Quilts & co.  Open Studio, VII Havana Biennial. Casa Gaia, Teniente Rey # 157, H. Vieja, Havana, Cuba.

2001 El Macho: Made in Cuba  El Museo Diego Rivera & Francisco Oller, Buffalo, NY, USA.

2000 Vogue  Ludwig Foundation of Cuba, Havana, Cuba.

Elio Rodríguez UNEAC/ Nicolás Guillén Foundation, Havana, Cuba

Elio Rodríguez/René Peña Galerie Winance-Sabre, Tournai, Belgium

1999 Mulatisímas  “La Casona” Gallery, FCBC, Havana, Cuba.

1997 La Gran Salsa “23 y 12” Gallery, VI Havana Biennial Havana, Cuba.

1996 Las Perlas de tu Boca Gallery Serigraphy Workshop, Havana, Cuba.

1995 Paladares Alternative Gallery “Espacio Estudio”, Havana, Cuba

Paladares Student Union Gallery, Jersey City State University, NJ, USA.

1994 Tropical Gallery House of Young Creator, V Havana Biennial, Havana, Cuba.

Recent Works Arts Space Gallery, Jersey City State University, NJ, USA.

1993 Morboutopías Center of Development of Visual Arts, Havana, Cuba.

1991  El Macho Provincial Arts Center, Havana, Cuba.

¿Mami, qué será lo que quiere el negro? Facultad de Arte, Havana University, Havana, Cuba

 

COLECTIVE SHOWS

2014 Drapetomania. The 8th Floor Gallery, New York, NY, USA.

Paintings and Sculptures Thomas Jaeckle Gallery, New York, NY. USA.

Old Tin Cutlery Before the Invention of the Fork. Breese Little Gallery, London, United Kingdom

2013  Citizens of the World. Cuba in Queens. Queens Museum, NYC, NY. USA.

Drapetomania. Center of Development of Visual Arts, Havana, Cuba.

Drapetomania. Provincial Arts Center. Santiago de Cuba, Cuba.

2012  Queloides. Raza y Racismo en el Arte Cubano Contemporaneo. Rudenstine Gallery. Du Bois Institute for African and Afro American Research, Boston. CA, USA.

Queloides. Raza y Racismo en el Arte Cubano Contemporaneo. The 8th Floor Gallery, New York, NY, USA.

2011 Ya se Leer. Imagen y Texto en el Arte Latinoamericano. Wifredo Lam Center, Havana, Cuba.

2010  Queloides. Raza y Racismo en el Arte Cubano Contemporaneo. Mattress Factory Art Museum, Pittsburgh, PA. USA.

Gold Prints, Cuban Contemporary Prints. London Print  Studio, London, United Kingdom.

Without Masks Johannesburg Art Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa

Queloides. Raza y Racismo en el Arte Cubano Contemporáneo  Wifredo Lam Center, Havana, Cuba

2009 Art Jaen 2009. International Art Fair, Jaen, Andalucia, Spain

Genero (Trans)Genero y los Degenerados X Bienal de la Habana. Cultural Center Bertold Berth, Havana. Cuba

Proyecto Banderas ExpoCuba, Havana, Cuba

Alta Tension. Fernando Pradilla Gallery, Madrid, Spain

2008 Arte Contemporáneo Español. Obra Gráfica Galeria Espace Mercerie. Lausana, Switzerland.

We are Porno, Si! Aglutinador Gallery, Havana, Cuba.

Ghost Posters. 23 y 12 Gallery, Havana, Cuba.

Terapia de Grupo. Fernando Pradilla Gallery, Madrid, Spain.

2007 Art and Satire, Subversion: The Power of Parody. 5 Iberoamerican Visions Casa de America. Madrid, Spain.

Christian Walter, Dos Décadas de Serigrafía. Cultural Center Caja Granada San Antón, Granada, Spain.

AfroCuba: Works on Papers, 1968-2003. Lowe Art Museum, FL, EUA. Estampa 2007 International Print Fair, Centro de Exposiciones, Madrid, Spain.

IVAM Electra 2007. Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Valencia, Spain.

La Mirada Perversa. Aural Gallery. Alicante, Spain.

2006 Enjoy! IX Havana Biennial. Performance and Video International Event. Salon La Tropical, Havana, Cuba.

Estampa 2006 Internacional Print Fair Centro de Exposiciones, Madrid, Spain (Stand Christian Walter).

2005 !LA CUBANIDAD! Cuban Posters 1940/2004 MAK Works on Paper Room, Austria

AfroCuba: Works on Papers, 1968-2003 San Francisco State University Fine Arts Gallery, San Francisco, L.A. / Kennesaw State University, Georgia/ Indianapolis Museum of Art/ Lowe Art Museum, USA.

2004  Cuban Posters Track 16 Gallery, Santa Mónica, LA, USA.

Labores Domesticas Provincial Center of Arte, Pinar del Río/ Centre of Development of Visual Arts, Havana, Cuba.

La Escuela de Columbia Gallery “Mariano Rodríguez”, Villa Panamerican, Havana, Cuba.

2002 Arte Contemporáneo de Cuba Latin America Memorial, Biennial of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo. Brazil.

Arte Cubano Contemporáneo Center of Development of Visual Arts, Havana, Cuba.

2001 III Salón de Arte Cubano Contemporáneo  Center Wifredo Lam, Havana, Cuba.

La Isla Infinita  Centro Cultural La Recoleta, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Tenía que ser Negro  Rush Arts Gallery, New York, NY, USA.

2000 Arriba la Carpa  VII Biennial Havana (performances project), Plaza Vieja, Havana, Cuba. (curator)

Arte Contemporánea Cubana Centro de Exposiciones Prefectura Santo Andrés, Sao Paulo, Brasil.

Subasta de Arte Cubano Contemporáneo  VII Havana Biennial, Casa de las Américas, Havana, Cuba.

La Tentación  Museo Nacional de Artes, Puerto Príncipe, Haití.

International Young Art 2000  Sotheby's Tel Aviv, Israel / Sotheby's Chicago, EUA / Sotheby's Viena, Austria

1999 Cinq Artistes de Cuba  Musee Ianchelevici, La Louviere, Belgium.

La Huella Múltiple CENCREM. Havana, Cuba.

Queloides Center of Development of Visual Arts, Havana, Cuba.

1998 II Salón de Arte Contemporáneo Center of Development of Visual Arts, Havana, Cuba.

Arte Cubano de Fin de Siglo  Baluarte de la Candelaria. Iberoamerican Festival of Cádiz, Spain.

El Cuerpo, Poder y Carnaval  en la Pintura Cubana de los 90s  Afrocaribean Festival of the Institute of Culture, Veracruz, México.

1997 Ni músicos ni deportistas  Centro Provincial de Artes Plásticas y Diseño, Havana, Cuba.

A mitad del Sueño II  Celaya Culture House Gallery, Guanajuato, México.

Havana/Newark’97 Sumei Multidisciplinary Arts Center, Newark, NJ, USA. (Curator)

Queloides I Parte.  Africa House Gallery, Havana, Cuba.

Realidades Virtuales  Cuba Pavilion. VI Havana Biennial, Havana, Cuba. (Curator)

1996 Havana/Newark’96  Sumei Multidisciplinary Arts Center, Newark, NJ, USA. (Curator)

¡Cuba! Art & Revolution  Southside Gallery, Oxford. MS, USA.

Cinque Gallery, New York, NY, USA.

Latin American Art in the 90’s St. John’s University, Queens, NY, USA.

Giros de tuerca  Gallery Workshop of Silk Screen “René Portocarrero”, Havana, Cuba.

I Salón de Arte Cubano Contemporáneo  Fototeca de Cuba, Havana, Cuba.

1995 El Tema Histórico en la Pintura Cubana  National Art Museum, Havana, Cuba.

La Boheme Fine Arts Gallery, Miami, FL, USA.

1994 Bratton Gallery, New York, N.Y., USA.

II Bienal Internacional de Pintura del Caribe y Centroamérica  Museo de Arte Moderno, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic .

1992 Arte Cubano. Nuevas Tendencias, Nuevos Creadores  Gallery House Golferichs, Barcelona City Hall, Spain.

Cambio de Bola  Havana Gallery, Havana, Cuba.

1991 El Humor en la Plástica Joven  VII Biennial del Humor, San Antonio de los Baños, Havana, Cuba.

En sus Marcos…Listos!  Havana Gallery, Havana, Cuba.

La Huella del Pulgar  Havana Gallery, IV Havana Biennial, Havana, Cuba.

Olor a Tinta  Havana Gallery, Havana, Cuba.

Plástica Cubana Actual  IV Havana Biennial, Panamerican Gallery, Havana, Cuba.

1990 El Objeto Esculturado Center of Development of Visual Arts, Havana, Cuba.

1er Salon National de Satire y Humor  San Antonio de los Baños. Havana, Cuba.

1989 National Salon of Small Format  Las Tunas, Cuba.

¿Arte Sexo? Arts Faculty, Havana University. III Havana Biennial, Havana, Cuba

1988 Suave y Fresco National Museum of Arts, Havana, Cuba.

Centro Havana  Salon. Galiano Gallery, Havana, Cuba.

1987 1st Festival of Creation and Artistic Investigation, ISA, Havana,         Cuba.

1986 Relevo II Havana Biennial. ISA, Havana, Cuba.

 

COLLECTIONS

Museo Nacional de Artes, Cuba.

Jersey City State University, USA.

Cuban Embassy, China.

Foundation AMBA, Brazil

Hainaut City Hall, Belgium.

Museo del Humor, San Antonio de los Baños, Cuba.

Bratton Gallery, New York, N.Y., USA.

Southside Gallery, Oxford, MS, USA.

La Boheme Fine arts Gallery, Miami, FL, USA.

Cinque Gallery, New York, N.Y., USA.

Center for Cuban Studies, New York, NY, USA.

Arte y Naturaleza, Madrid, Spain

Wifredo Lam Contemporary Arts Center, Cuba.

Peggy Crafitz Collection, Washington DC, USA.

Chris Von Christierson Collection, London, UK.

The Shelley & Donald Rubin Collection, New York, NY, USA.

Du Bois Institute for African and Afro American Research, Boston. CA, USA.

 

LECTURES

New York University, NYC, NY, USA. (Nov. 2010)

CUNY. Graduate Center. New York University, NYC. USA. (Nov. 2007)

Connecticut University, Hartford, Connecticut. USA. (Oct. 2007, Nov 2010)

Pittsburgh University, Pittsburgh. USA. (Oct. 2007, Nov 2010)

Centro Provincial de Artes Plásticas y Diseño, Habana, Cuba (March. 1997)

Centre of Development of Visual Arts, Havana City, Cuba (Sept. 1998)

Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. (Oct. 2001)

University at Buffalo, State University of New York, USA (Nov. 2001/Oct. 2002/Nov 2007)

Hunter College, New York, NY, USA (Sept. 1995)

Rutgers State University, Newark, NJ. USA. (March. 1996)

Jersey City University, Jersey City, NJ, USA (1995/96/97/2000/2002)

Mississippi University, Oxford, MS, USA (1998)

Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, USA. (Oct. 2001)

Sumei Interdisciplinary Arts Center, Newark, NJ, USA (1995/1996)

Arts University “Miguel Hernández”, Altea, Alicante, Spain. (Oct. 2005)

Du Bois Institute for African and Afro American Research, Boston. CA, USA. (May 2012)

Elio Rodriguez, cuban artist