Rubén RODRÍGUEZ MARTÍNEZ

Rubén Rodríguez was born in 1954 in Cárdenas, Matanzas Province, Cuba.

A painter, engraver, draughtsman and teacher.

He graduated in 1975 at the Escuela Provincial de Artes Plásticas de las Villas. Studied at the Escuela Nacional de Artes Plásticas, La Havana and graduated in Painting, Graphic and Drawing.

He founded the famous Taller Artístico Experimental de Serigrafía ¨René Portocarrero¨ (René Portocarrero Experimental Graphic Workshop).

He also founded new workshops in Cuba and has participated in several international Art meetings.

¨Cultura Nacional¨ Order, 2002.

AWARDS (up to year 2000)

In addition to various Mentions since 1983:

  • First Prize: Salón de Grabado (Graphics), National Museum, La Havana, 1987
  • First Prize: Graphics. Jaume Guasch Foundation, Barcelona, Spain, 1988

INTERNACIONAL FORUMS and WORKSHOPS (short list)

  • 1984, 1986 y 1989: 1st, 2nd and 3rd International Serigraphy Encounter, Taller René Portocarrero, Cuba.
  • 1994, Professor Emeritus, Pilar i Joan Miró Foundation, Mallorca, Spain.
  • 1999, Professor Emeritus, Instituto Superior de Arte de La Habana, Cuba.

(full list available)

SOLO EXHIBITIONS abroad (short list)

In addition to a long list of shows in Cuba:

  • 1991, Drawings and Paintings, Galería Tate-Tate, Madrid, Spain
  • 1994, Memoria, Contacto, Recuerdo, Galería Lausín&Blasco, Zaragoza, Spain
  • 2003, Doubble Forms, Galería Espacio 304, San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • 2004, Cuban Erotic Art, Galería Avenue 50 Studio, Los Ángeles, USA

(full list available)

GROUP EXHIBITIONS (short list)

Since 1986, Rubén Rodríguez has participated in more than 50 group exhibitions in Cuba, USA, Mexico, Poland, France, Italy, Spain, Japan, Germany, Costa Rica, England and Ecuador.

  • 2010: ¨Without Masks, Contemporary Afro Cuban Art ¨ Johannesburg Art Gallery
    SOUTH AFRICA

(full list available)

MUSEUMS and COLLECTIONS

  • Museums: MOMA, Tate Modern (London)
  • Galleries and private collections in USA, Mexico, UK, Spain, Germany, Portugal, Brazil, Venezuela, Uruguay, Panama, Teheran, Kuwait and Cuba.
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