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Born in Cuba

Live and work in New York, USA

1980-1987

Escuela Provincial de Arte “Joaquin Tejada”, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba

1987-1992

Facultad de Educacion Artistica del Instituto Superior Pedagogico “Enrique Jose Varona”, Havana, Cuba

2004-2005

Rijksakademie van beldeende kunsten, Amsterdam, The Netherland

 

PRIZES AND AWARDS

Segundo Premio I Salon Nacional de Arte contemporaneo Cubano, Castillo de la Fuerza y Palacio de Bellas Artes, Havana,  Cuba, 1997

Mencion de Honor XXXe, Festival International de la Peinture, Chateau-Musee Grimaldi, Cagnes  sur Mer, France 1998

LUKAS, Visual Artist of the Year, London 2016

 

RESIDENCIES/Fellowships/stipends

The Watermill Center, New York, 2016

Artist Studio in Residence Bronx Museum 2011

Chashama Studios, Brooklyn, New York 2011

The Pollock–Krasner Foundation Grant, New York, 2011

The Christopher Reynolds Foundation,  New York,2010

Mattress Factory Residence Programs, 2010

ISCP. Brooklyn, NY,USA, 2010 \ 2011

Raid Project, Los Angeles California, 2009

Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, DCO/IC, 2005

Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, DCO/IC, 2004

Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten/Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science, 2004- 2005

Fundacion Marcelino Botin 2000, Spain

ART/OMI Residency, Nueva York, USA, July 1999

 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

1993

“Arqueologia de la Simulacion”, Centro de Arte 23 y 12, Havana, Cuba

1996

“Nostra Nusquama”, Galeria Espacio Estudio, Havana, Cuba
“Des-Colon-izando el entorno”, Centro Wifredo Lam, Havana, Cuba

1997

Obra Reciente, Galeria Angel Romero, Madrid, Spain

1998

Obra Reciente, Sala de Exposiciones Palacio de Abrantes, Salamanca, Spain

1999

Recent Works. Gary Nader Fine Art, Miami, USA
ROPA USADA, “Para los otros del tercer mundo”, Galeria Angel Romero, Madrid

2000

“Mas Alla”, Centro Wifredo Lam, Havana. Cub,
Recent paintings, International Art Studio Valjevo, Yugoslavia

2001

“Mas Alla”, Museo Iberoamericano de Arte contemporaneo, (MEIAC) Badajoz, Spain
La angustia de las influencias”, Galeria Theredoom, Barcelona, Spain
“In utero”, Gary Nader Fine Art, Miami, USA

2002

Arte en las Venas, Sala Rivadavia, Fundacion de la Diputacion Provincial de Cadiz, Spain

Arte en las Venas, Museo Cruz Herrera

La Linea de la Concepcion, Cadiz, Spain
From my bathtub, Galeria RAY GUN, Valence, Spain
Con permiso de mi antropologo, Galeria Ad Hoc, Vigo, Spain

2003

Esteticamente correcto, Fernando Pradilla Gallery, Madrid, Spain

2004

Paintings, Project Room East, Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten, Amsterdam, The Netherland
Beautiful World, Project Room Oost, Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam, The Netherland
Recent Paintings, Fernando Pradilla Gallery, Madrid, Spain

2006

Crash/Clash, Hof & Huyser Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
The Night inside of the painter’s house, Galerie Jean Brolly, Paris, France

2007

Tervuern’s Tales, Grusenmeyer Art Gallery Deurle, Belgium
Interiors, Fernando Pradilla Gallery, Madrid, Spain

2009

Drilling America, Pan American Art Projects, Miami, FL, USA

2012

Recent Paintings from the Year of the Protester, 8th Floor Space, New York NY, USA
The Waste Land, Thomas Jaeckel Gallery, New York NY, USA

2013

Under the Red Light, Galerie Christoffer Egelung, Copenhagen, Denmark

2014

Recent Paintings after the Long Winter, 532 Thomas Jaeckel Gallery, NY, USA
Pinturas recientes, Fernando Pradilla Gallery, Madrid, Spain

2015

Not all who wander are lost, Galerie Christoffer Egelund, Copenhagen, Denmark

2016

Sweet Dreams, The Watermill Center, Artist in Residence, NY, USA
Recent Paintings, Coates and Scarry Gallery, London UK

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

1990

“El Objeto esculturado”, Centro de Desarrollo de las Artes Visuales, Havana, Cuba

1994

“Los dados de medianoche”, Galeria Espuela de Plata, Centro de Desarrollo de las Artes Visuales,  Havana, Cuba
Salon Provincial de Dibujo de Ciudad de la Habana, Centro Provincial de Artes Plasticas y Diseno,  Havana, Cuba

1995

Primer Salon Nacional de Arte Contemporaneo Cubano, Castillo de la Fuerza y Palacio de Bellas  Artes, Havana, Cuba

1996

Rio Almendrales, Ni fresa ni chocolate, CENCRE, Havana, Cuba

Tercera Bienal de Pintura del Caribe, Museo de Arte Modern, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

1997

Cuatro Artistas Cubanos”, Exposition Identification, Salle Allende, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Bruselas, Belgium
VI Bienal de La Habana, Casona del Fondo Cubano de Bienes Culturales, Havana, Cuba

“Inside” International Art Exhibition, Kassel, Germany

1998

Hidden Art of Revolution, Contemporary Cuban Art, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
“Caribe, exclusion, fragmentacion y paraiso” M.E.A.C. (Museo Extremeno e Iberoamericano de Arte  Contemporaneo, Badajoz, Spain

XXXe Festival internacional de la Peinture, Chateau-Musee Grimaldi, Cagnes sur Mer, France

1999

International Exhibition, ART/OMI Residency, New York, USA
Heterotopias, Project rooms-Cambres d’art, INTERART 99’, Valence, Spain
The Young Ones, Gary Nader Fine Art, Miami, USA
Paraiso Cero, Eventa 5. Contemporary Art Biennial, Uppsala, Sweden

2002

Itinerarios,VII Convocatoria Becas de Artes Plásticas Marcelino Botin, Marcelino Botin Foundation, Santander, Spain
Decada de los 90,The Berardo Modern Art Collection, Museo de Sintra, Portugal
Atravesados, Fundacion Telefonica, Madrid, Spain
Show y Basura, Foro Sur,  Caceres,  Extremadura, Spain
Der Global Komplex,  Centrum fur Gegenwartskunst, Linz, Austria

Premio L’Oreal de Arte Contemporaneo, XVIII Edition, Madrid, Spain
Erased Border, Contemporary Fair, Project Room, Miami FL, USA
Centimetro a centimetro Fernando Pradilla Gallery, Madrid, Spain
Catastrofe Minim,  Museo de Nuoro, Cerdana, Italy
La Coleccion, Espacio Camargo, Cantabria, Spain
VIII Bienal de la Habana, La Cabana, Havana, Cuba

2004

Inside/outside, Contemporary Cuban Art, Charlotte and Philip Hanes Art Galllery,  Wake Forest University, Florida,USA
Collective, Galeria METTA, Madrid, Spain
Open Ateliers, Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten, Amsterdam, Holland
Affirming a Legacy, Art from Robert E. Holmes Collection H.C. Taylor Gallery of the Dudley Building, North Carolina, USA

2005

Contemporary Paintings of Latin-America, The DeVos Museum, Northern Michigan University, USA
Mi Cuerpo,Mi País, Cuban Art Today, U.V.A  Art Museum, University of Virginia. Virginia, USA
Open Ateliers, Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten, Amsterdam, The Netherland
Berezdivin Collectio, Espacio 1414, Opening Exhibition, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Winter Show, Hof & Huyser Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherland
Young Painters, Grusenmeyer Art Gallery, Deurle, Belgium
New Paintings, Group show Hof & Huyser Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherland
New acquisitions, The Nederlandsche Bank, Amsterdam, The Netherland

2006

New Acquisition,. CBK Amsterdam, The Netherland
Looking Back, Looking Black African-American, African, and Latino Images from the Robert E. Holmes Collection, The Kansas African-American Museum, Kansas, USA
More than Meet the Eyes, Perspectives from The Robert E Holmes Collection, California African American Museum L.A USA

2007

Cuban Avant-garde: Contemporary Cuban Art from the Farber Collection, Harn Museum of Art, Florida, USA
Cuban Avant-garde: Contemporary Cuban Art from the Farber Collection, Ringling Museum, Tampa Florida, USA
Restos, Estudio Arteologico, Muestra temática de la colección permanente, Contemporary Art Museum of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico

2008

Deconstruct, Hof & Huyser Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherland
Cuban Avant-garde: Contemporary Cuban Art from the Farber Collection, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, California, USA
Visiones Públicas, Pasiones Privadas, Contemporary Art Museum of Vigo,Vigo, Spain

Something and Something Else, Exhibition Oce Art Foundation in Museum Van Bommel van Dam, Venlo, The Netherland

2009

Peregrinatio, Arte en las Ermitas de Sagunt, Sagunt, Valence, Spain
Cuban Avant-garde: Contemporary Cuban Art from the Farber Collection, The Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Canada

2010

Without Mask, Contemporary Afro-Cuban Art, Johannesburg Art Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa
Cuban Avant-garde: Contemporary Cuban Art from the Farber Collection, Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, FL,USA
Keloids, Centro Wifredo Lam, Havana, Cuba
Keloids, Mattress Factory, Pittsburg, USA
Sinergias, Latin-American Art in Spain, MEIAC, Badajoz, Spain
Cuban Avant-garde: Contemporary Cuban Art from the Farber Collection, Katonah Art Museum,, New York, USA
Open Studios ISCP, Brooklyn New York, USA

2011

Sinergias, Latin-American Art in Spain Macuf Contemporary Art Museum Union Fenosa, Coruna, Spain
Open Studios ISCP, Brooklyn New York,  USA
Keloids, Race and Racism in the Cuban Contemporary Art, The 8th Floor, Shelly and Donald Rubin Foundation, New York, USA
Buy what you love 2011, The Rema Hort Mann Foundation, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, USA
The Museo’s Biennal (S) Files, Museo del Barrio,  Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Cuba Now 21C Museum Hotel Louisville, Kentucky, USA

2012

Building Identities, Contemporary Cuban Art from the Shelley and Donald Rubin Private Collection
Cleveland Clinic’s Art Program Arts & Medicine Institute,  OH,  USA
Skyline Adrift, Cuban Art and Architecture, Art Omi Sculpture Field Park, New York, USA

2013

Fifteen, Recent Acquisitions from the Deutsche Bank Collection, USA
Revolutionary Island:Tales of Cuban History and Culture, Sonoma Valley Museum of Art, California, USA
Citizens of the World, Cuba in Queens, The Queen Museum, New York, USA
Summer Exhibition, Galerie Christoffer Egelund, Copenhagen, Denmark
Lenguaje de papel, Fernando Pradilla Gallery, Madrid Spain

2014

Post Picasso: Contemporary Reactions, Museu Picasso Barcelona, Spain
Without Mask, The von Christierson Collection / Watch Hill Foundation, Museum of Anthropology of the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
Shifting Alterity, Otherness in our Social Landscape, Skyline Gallery, New York, USA
Giant Among Us, Corey Helford Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
X’mas 14 The Annual Group Show, Galerie Christoffer Egelund, Copenhagen, Denmark
Lenguaje de papel, Galeria Fernando Pradilla, Madrid Spain

2016

An Island Apart: Cuban Artists In Exile Otterbein University, Ohio, USA
Gestures of Faith in the Contemporary Cuban Art, The Rubin Museum, New York, USA
Read my lips, Castrum Peregrini, Amsterdam, The Netherland
Bedazzled, Lehman College Art Gallery, NY, USA
Sweet Dreams, The Watermill Center, NY, USA

2017

North by North of the Arctic, Arctic Issues, Center/Periphery, Anchorage Museum, Alaska, USA
In situ: Visiones del paisaje de las Antillas, Museo de Arte Pio Lopez Martinez Universidad de PR en Cayey, Puerto Rico
Without Mask, National Museum of Art, La Havana, Cuba
Pintura, Galeria Fernando Pradilla, Madrid, Spain
Artists in Purgatory, Jorge Reynardus’s Collection, Kendall Art Center, Miami, FL, USA

 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Deutsche Bank Collection USA
21CMuseum.Kentucky USA
Shelley and Donald Rubin Private Collection  New York  USA
Howard Farber Collection  New York  USA
Centro Wifredo Lam  Havana  Cuba
ART/OMI Residency New York  USA
ASU Art Museum: Arizona  USA
Coleccion Berardo Museo de Arte Moderna Sintra  Portugal
Museo Extremeno Iberamericano de Arte Contemporaneo  MEIAC
Marcelino Botin Foundation Spain
National Museum of Valjevo  Yugoslavia
Espacio C. Camargo  Cantabria  Spain
Diputacion Provicial de Cadiz  Sala Rivadavia  Cadiz Spain
Coca Cola Foundation  Spain
CEGAM  Centro Gallego de Arte Contemporaneo Galicia Spain
University of Virginia Art Museum  Virginia  USA
Rijskakademie van beeldende kunsten  Amsterdam The Netherland
Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes Havana Cuba
Stichting Oce Kunstbezit  Venlo  The Netherland
De Nederlandsche Bank The Netherland
Arttoteek Den Hagg The Netherland

 

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY Catalogues,magazines and newspapers

La resurreccion del simbolo. Jose Manuel Noceda. Palabras al catalogo de la exposicion Des-Colon-izando el Entorno. C. Wilfredo Lam. 1996. La Habana. Cuba.

Catalogo de la Sexta Bienal de La Habana. Lupe Alvarez. Mayo/ junio 1997. La Habana. Cuba. Fuga en espejo de Armando Marino. Carino Pinos Santo. Revista Revolucion y Cultura No2/97 ano36.La Habana. Cuba.

Art exhibit provides glimpse into Cuba. Christopher Hume. What’s on. Thursday, May 15, 1997. Toronto. Canada.

Textualidad y dialogismo en la pintura de Armando Marino. Rufo Caballero. Revista Union, 29/1997. La Habana. Cuba.

Analyse d’une oeuvre”. Monique Mirabel, Valerie John, Mathilde Titina. Revista Artheme No4. Septiembre 1999, Martinica.

Marino, la modernidad y la jungla. Jose Marin-Medina. El Cultural. 26.12.99. El Mundo. Madrid. Espana.

Andanzas de un negro. Fernando Castro Flores. ABC Cultural. 8 de enero de 2000. Madrid. Espana.

El Caribe una identidad de diferencias. Santiago B. Olmo. Art Nexus No31. Enero/marzo. Miami. Colombia.

Armando Marino”. Exposiciones. Santiago B. Olmo. Revista Lapiz, No 160. Ano XIX. Madrid. Espana.

Marcel Duchamp a proposito del negro. Notas introductorias al objeto muerto de risa. Armando

Marino. Revista Cimal Arte Internacional No 52. 2000. Espana

El Negro (conceptual)de Armando Marino. Denis Matos. Pagina web.www.cubaencuentro.com. 8 marzo 20001

Armando Marino. Galeria Theredoom. Luis Francisco Lopez. Revista Lapiz no174. 2001.Espana

Change the Joke, Slip the Yoke. Franklin Sirmans. Catalogo de la exposicion In utero. ”Galeria Gary Nader Fine Art. Agosto.2001. Gary Nader EDITION.

Arte en las Venas. El artista o el extranjero.Una mirada que retorna. Javier Fuentes Feo.Catalogo de la Exposicion Sala Rivadavia-Musep Cruz Herrera.Cadiz.Enero- Marzo.2002.Espana.

Armando Marino.Parodist of the canon. Fernado Castro Flores. Catalogue.

Der Global Komplex..OK.Centrum fur Gegenwartskunst.Linz Austria Jun-July.2002.

Armando Marino. Entrevista/Pintura..Javier Diaz Guardiola. Blanco y Negro Cultural. El Cultural del MUNDO.11,Oct.2003.pag 27. Spain.

Inside/ outside. Contemporary Cuban Art. David Hart. Exhibition catalogue. Wake Forest University. 2003.

Armando Marino. Review. Jose Jimenez. Artnexus.No.51 Volume 2003. Octava Bienal de La Habana Bienal de La Habana.
Julia P Heizberg. Artnexus No 52,April 2004

The diffused diaspora. Dennys Matos. Magazine ARCO Contemporary Art. Number 30,winter 2003.Spain

Imagen y representacion. Dennys Matos. Exhibition catalogue. Arte y Naturaleza Centro de Arte.2004. Spain

Fighting spirit. Kay Hartenstein Saatchi. Art Review.Volume LIV. March 2004.

The Painting’s gesture. Ruben de la Nuez.Art Notes. International Art Magazine.12. 2006 Spain

Armando Marino. Abelardo Mena. Cuban Avant-garde: Contemporary Cuban Art from the Farber Collection. Samuel P Harm Museum Of Art, Florida. Gainesville Florida. 2007

El que no tiene de Congo tiene de Carabali. Sara Cooper. Essay Published by the STATE University of California Chico. 2008.

Armando Marino, born manipulator. Fernando Castro Flores. Keloids. Catalogue Mattress Factory. Pittsburgh. USA 2010.

Armando Marino .The romantic pesimist Donald Kuspit. Pulse Magazine 2014