Alejandro Aguilera, Cuban (1964 - )

Born in 1964, Holguin, Cuba.
Lives and Works in Atlanta, GA, US

Education

1990 Postgraduate fellowship, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, USA

1983-89 Master of Fine Arts, Instituto Superior de Arte [Higher Institute of Art], Havana, Cuba

1975-83 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Escuela de Arte [School of Art], Holguin, Cuba

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2004 << The Art of Making Art>>, Ty Stokes Gallery, Atlanta, USA
A.A Recent Work, Gallery Sklo, Atlanta, USA

2003 A.A. A Decade of Assemblages, University of Georgia, Athens, USA

2002 Artesaní­as del Sur, Contemporanea, Coconut-Grove Convention Center, Miami, USA
A.A. Obra reciente, Brickell Village Gallery and ALPHA International Galleries, Miami, USA
Objetos de uso, Ramis Barquet Gallery, Monterrey, Mexico
Dibujos y arabescos, Jorge Murillo, Arte Contemporaneo, Monterrey, Mexico
Black Drawings, Atlanta International Airport Main Gallery, Atlanta, USA

2001 Micaela, ALPHA International Galleries, Miami, USA
Ornamentos, ALPHA International Galleries, Miami, USA

1999 Black Drawings (Craftsmen, Theologians and Buffoons), Hammons House, Atlanta, USA
Drawings and Accessories, Florana, Miami, USA
A.A. Years in Mexico, Mexican Center of Atlanta, Atlanta, USA

1998 Projects, Drawings and Shadows, T-C, H.S., Atlanta, USA
A.A. Recent Works, AIRI, Atlanta, USA

1997 Objetos muertos, Ambrosino Gallery, Miami, USA

CV/Aguilera

1996 Héroes de uso y otras reliquias, Ramis Barquet Gallery, Monterrey, Mexico

1995 La Colonia, Manolo Rivero Gallery, Merida, Mexico

1992 Los Buenos y los Malos, Ramis Barquet Gallery, Monterrey, Mexico

1989 Proyecto Castillo de la Fuerza, Castle of the Force, Havana, Cuba

1986 De los Real-Irreal a lo Irreal-Real, Gallery L, Havana, Cuba

1984 A.A., Library of the Higher Institute of Art, Havana, Cuba

Selected Group Exhibitions

2005 Traveler, The Dalton Gallery, Agnes Scott College, Atlanta, USA

2004 Re-defining Georgia, The Columbus Museum, Columbus, USA

2003 Atlanta Biennial, The Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, USA

2001 Belonging-Pertenecer, City Gallery East, Atlanta, USA

1999 New Art Off Cuba, Jose Alonso Fine Art, Miami, USA
Paper-Papel, Jose Alonso Fine Art, Miami, USA

1996 Movimiento e Inercia, Polytechnic University, Valencia, Spain
Premio MARCO, Museum of Contemporary Art, Monterrey, Mexico
Cuba Siglo XX. Modernidad y Sincretismo, Atlantic Center of Modern Art, Grand Canaries, Spain
Primer Festival Internacional de Tattoo, C.F., Monterrey, Mexico

1995 Premio MARCO, Museum of Contemporary Art, Monterrey, Mexico
La isla posible, Contemporary Art Center, Barcelona, Spain

1994 Premio MARCO, Museum of Contemporary Art, Monterrey, Mexico

1991 15 Artistas Contemporáneos, Nina Menocal Gallery, Mexico City, Mexico
Colonización y descolonización, Fourth Havana Biennial, National Museum Palace of Fine Arts, Havana, Cuba

CV/Aguilera

1990 Nuevas adquisiones contemporáneas. Muestra de arte cubano, National Museum Palace of Fines Arts, Havana, Cuba
International Art Forum, Collection Peter Ludwing, Cologne, Germany
Kuba Construye, Euskal Fonda, Bilbao, Spain
No Man is an Island, Pori Taidemuseo, Pori, Finland; Mucsarnock, Budapest, Hungary; and Palffy Palace, Vienna, Austria
The Nearest Edge of the World. Art and Cuba Now, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston; Nexus, Atlanta; Bronx Museum of Art, New York, USA
Kuba OK, Düsseldorf, Germany

1989 Tradición y contemporaneidad, Third Havana Biennial, National Museum Palace of Fine Arts, Havana, Cuba

1987 El ISA en el Segundo Simposio de Escultura, Oriente Gallery, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
Collective Exhibition, Gallery L, Havana, Cuba

1986 Relevo, Second Havana Biennial, Higher Institute of Art, Havana, Cuba

1984 Salón de la Ciudad, Center of Art and Design, Havana, Cuba
El ISA Saluda a la Bienal, Gallery L, Havana, Cuba

Teaching Experience

2005- 2003 Instructor of Intermediate Drawing and Painting, Lamar Dodd School of Art, The University of Georgia, Athens, USA

1999 Visiting Artist at Tri-Cities High School, Atlanta, USA

1989- 1990 Instructor of Drawing, Instituto Pedagogico Superior [Higher Pedagogical Institute], Havana, Cuba
Instructor of Sculpture, Instituto Superior of Art [Higher Institute of Art], Havana, Cuba

Public Collections

Atlanta International Airport, Atlanta, USA
CEMEX, Monterrey, Mexico
Hammons House Galleries, Atlanta, USA
Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA
Museum of Contemporary Art, MARCO,Monterrey, Mexico
CV/Aguilera

National Museum Palace of Fine Arts, Havana, Cuba
National Council for the Arts, Havana, Cuba
Peter Ludwing, Aachen Museum, Germany
Ramis Barquet Public Collection, New York, USA
The Columbus Museum, Columbus, USA

Selected Bibliography

Bazzano-Nelson, Florencia. Belonging-Pertenecer. Atlanta: City Gallery East, 2001.

Camnitzer, Luis. New Art of Cuba. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1994.

Craven, David. Art and Revolution in Latin America 1910-1990. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2002.

Cullum, Jerry. â??Dipping a Brush in Two Cultures.â?? The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (March 14), 2004.

Fox, Catherine. â??Art as a Multilayer Conversation.â?? The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (November 21), 2004.

Gess, Richard. â??A.B.â?? Art Papers (July-August), 2003.

Jones, Kellie and Rachel Weiss. The Nearest Edge of the World. Art and Cuba Now. Massachusetts: Polarities, Inc., 1990.

Sullivan, Edward. â??El poder percivido.â?? Los Buenos y los Malos. Monterrey: Ramis Barquet Gallery, 1992.

Weinstein, Joe. â??Ornamentos.â?? Art Nexus (February), 2002

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