Carlos del TORO

Carlos del Toro was born in 1954 in La Havana, Cuba

A painter, engraver, draughtsman and teacher.

He graduated in 1975 at the National School of Art of La Havana and, in 1984, at the Instituto Superior de Arte, La Havana,

Has taught at: National School of Art San Alejandro, La Havana / National University of Antioquia, Medellín, Colombia / Casa de la Cultura Benjamín Carrión, Guayaquil, Ecuador / First Principal at the Taller Experimental de Gráfica (Experimental Graphic Workshop), La Havana.

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

He has participated in more than 300 group exhibitions in Cuba and abroad Spain, France, Italy, Germany, Japan, Mexico, USA, Canada, Argentina, Colombia, Ecuador, India, China and Korea (full list available)

AWARDS (short list)

  • Cuba: Mentions, 1980 and 1981 / Second Prize, 1982, / First Premio at Salón Raúl Gómez García, 1985 / Medal: 25th Anniversary of Taller Experimental de Gráfica / 2002: Distinción por la Cultura Nacional etc.
  • Abroad:  1993: Mention, Graphic Bienalle, Puerto Rico / First Prize, Graphics. Casa Museo Osvaldo Guayasamín, 1993, Ecuador /
  • 1995: Mention, First Graphics Bienalle, Barranquilla, Colombia

MUSEUMS and COLLECTIONS

Print Cabinet, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, La Havana / Print Cabinet, Taller Experimental de Gráfica, La Havana / Schraine Museum, Ludwig Foundation, Cologne, Germany / Casa de la Cultura Nacional Collection, Quito, Ecuador / Hotel Nacional de Cuba, La Havana / Centre for Latinamerican Studies, New York, USA / Fénix Foundation, Stockholm, Sweden

As well as State and private collections in America, Europe and Asia

INDIVIDUAL EXHIBITIONS (short list)

  • 1978 y 1980: Graphic Work. Pequeño Salón, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, La Havana
  • 1991: Exhibition of Graphic Works and Paintings, Milan, Italy
  • 1992: Exhibition ¨Entre Saurios¨, Graphic, Guayaquil, Ecuador
  • 1995: ¨Three Cuban Artists ¨, Panama City
  • 1998: Presentation: ¨Illustrated Poems¨ of poet José L. Moreno del Toro, Experimental Graphic Workshop of La Havana
  • 1999: Exhibition ¨complicity with mystery¨, Paintings, La Havana
  • 2001: Paintings, Hotel Oro Verde, Guayaquil, Ecuador
    Paintings, Pablo Guayasamín Foundation, Quito, Ecuador
  • 2002: ¨Tres = 3¨, Graphic Gallery, Experimental Graphic Workshop,Havana
  • 2003: ¨Variaciones para una Hipotética Danza¨, Galería Casona, La Havana
  • 2004: Retrospective. Casa Osvaldo Guayasamín, La Havana

(full list available)

Fishing at night
Virgin of the Solitude, Patron Saint of the City of Oaxaca, Southern Mexico
Análisis de la imagen de Edgar Cano ¨Y el Verbo se hizo carne¨
Análisis de la imagen de Edgar Cano ¨.com¨
Análisis de la imagen de Edgar Cano ¨Miradas Oportunas¨
Análisis de la imagen de Edgar Cano ¨Yo machin-e¨
Análisis de la imagen de Edgar Cano ´Hombre¨
Análisis de la imagen de Edgar Cano ¨Che Cano¨
Análisis de la imagen de Edgar Cano ¨Y la mar¨
Análisis de la imagen de Edgar Cano ¨Radio T.¨
Análisis de la imagen de Edgar Cano ¨Interior 9¨
Análisis de la imagen de Edgar Cano ¨Pez Rayado¨
Analisis de la imagen de Edgar Cano ¨REM para Cano¨
Fragile, don´t cross
Yo soy grande
Another morning
Tales of a contemporary art exhibition
Tehuana, Feathers Adornments
My Mother and the party that never happened
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