Salvador Gonzalez Escalona, Cuban (1948 - )
Salvador González is an AfroCuban painter and sculptor well known for his murals around the world. His murals are collective events involving the community they are painted in and represent a transference of AfroCuban culture to a new home.
||Began in the arts, specializing in painting and applied art.
||Showed at the "Arte Popular Cubano" exhibit at the Artes Decorativas Museum, Havana, Cuba
||Showed at the "Artesania y Revolucion" exhibit, together with the grupo Caribe in the Galeria de Arte de la Casa Estudiantil de la FEU, Havana University
||Showed at the "Expresiones Artisticas" exhibit at the Cuban Association of Artists and Artesans
||Applied Arts show at the Varadero Tourism Convention
||"Latin American Art Anniversary," at the Fondo Cubano de Bienes Culturales
||Personal show, "Homage to Don Fernando Ortiz" in the Casa de Africa that he founded.
Show at the City of Havana Museum
Show in the Seychelle Islands
"Yoruba Poem" show at Cuban Culture Day, Hotel Habana Libre
Show at the Havana International Fair, Casa de Obrapia, City Museum
Show at the Union de Periodistas de Cuba, with the group "Raices Profundas"
||Show at the San Miguel del Padron Gallery, with the group "Raices Profundas"
Group show in Rome, Italy, with the Cuban Association of Artists and Artesans
"Hommage to the King of the Yorubas, the Ooni of Ife" on the occasion of his visit to Cuba, City Museum
Show at the Castillo de la Fuerza, with "Raices Profundas"
||Show at the Casa de Africa, Havana: "Hommage to Don Fernando Ortiz, The Song of Ekue"
||"Palo Monte": Mural dedicated to religious culture, Casa de Africa, City Museum
||First outdoor AfroCuban mural: Callejon de Hamel, Havana
||"El hijo del sol": a 350 m2 mural on the Caracas Hilton, Venezuela
Mural on Rancho Boyeros Ave, with the group Danes Arte por Vida, Havana
||Mural at the Escuela Superior on Isla Floro, Noruega
Mural in hommage to Nieve Fresneda, Casa Comunal del Municipio Plaza, Havana
||"Ancestros": mural in Xochimilco, Mexico
"Metamorfosis": teatro Mella, Havana
"Ceremonia Egun": Architecural College, Cuba
||"Sol de America": at the Queretaro Anthropological Museum, Mexico
Mural at the Instituto Indigenista Otomi, Mexico
Mural at the Universidad Autonoma de Mexico
"Madre Agua": Copenhagen, Denmark
[more to come!]