Aimee García

Matanzas, Cuba, 1972. Lives and works in Havana

Education and Professional Experience

1996 Higher Institute of Art, Havana, Cuba.
1997 Professional School of Plastic Arts, Camagüey, Cuba.
1987 Vocational Art School, Matanzas, Cuba.

Personal Exhibitions

2012 Contrapuntos (Counterpoints). Aimée García/Eduardo Kac). Factoría Consulting, La Coruña, Spain.
2010 El jardín de la intolerancia (The Garden of Intolerance). Galería Villa Manuela, UNEAC, Havana.
Espacio compartido (Shared Space). Aimée García and Carlos Montes de Oca. Couturier Gallery, Los Angeles, California.
2009 Atributos (Attributes). Centro Cultural de Animación Misionera San Antonio María Claret. Santiago de Cuba.
2007 Obra reciente de artistas cubanas contemporáneas (Recent Works by Contemporary Cuban Female Artists). Sandra Ramos and Aimée García. Fraser Gallery, Washington, D.C.
2006 Conspiración (Conspiracy).  Museo Alejandro Otero, Caracas.
Juego de Roles (Game of Roles). Couturier Gallery, Los Angeles, California.
2005 La otra piel (The Other Skin). Galería SPATIVM, Caracas.

Collective Exhibitions and Events

2012 Detrás del Muro (Behind the Wall). Eleventh Havana Biennial, Malecón of Havana, Cuba.
HB Arte Cubano Contemporáneo (Contemporary Cuban Art). Collateral to the Eleventh Havana Biennial. Pabexpo fairground, Havana, Cuba.
Performing for the Camera. ASU Art Museum, Arizona, U.S.A.
Entre Trópicos (Between Tropics). La Caixa Cultural of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
CUBA! Saltfineart, Laguna Beach, California, U.S.A.
2011 PINTA (Fresh Paint), The Modern and Contemporary Latin American Art Show, (Cuban Arts Project). New York, U.S.A.
Cuban  Visions. Metropolitan Pavilion, New York, U.S.A.
2010   Portugal Arte 10. Portugal Pavilion, Lisbon.
Flowers, Lies and Revolution: Contemporary Cuban Art. Sheldon Museum of Art, Nebraska.
Don’t Call Me Pretty: Women in Art. Pan American Art Projects. Miami, Florida.
Lo uno y lo múltiple: arte cubano de vanguardia y contemporáneo (One and Many: Cuban Vanguard and Contemporary Art). Espacio Cultural Excelencias, Madrid.
Espacio Atlántico. Feria de arte contemporáneo Vigo 2010. (Galería Factoría Compostela, Spain) (Atlantic Space. Vigo 2010 Contemporary Art Fair).  IFEVI Fairground, Vigo.
ARCO. Contemporary Art Fair. (Galería Factoría Compostela, Spain). Juan Carlos I Fairground, Madrid.
Polaridad Complementaria (Complementary Polarity). Museum of New Orleans and Newcomb Gallery of the University of Tulane.
Pieza Única (Unique Piece). Centro Cultural del Principado de Asturias, Madrid.
2009-2010  Antecomienzo (Prelude). Factoria Habana, Havana, Cuba.
2009-2010 Confluencias II Inside: Arte Cubano Contemporáneo (Confluences II Inside: Contemporary Cuban Art). National Hispanic Cultural Center, Art Museum Albuquerque, New Mexico.
2009 Género (trans) género y los (des) generados (Gender (trans) gender and the (de) generate). Tenth Havana Biennial. Centro Cultural Bertolt Brecht, Havana.
Glamour de occidente. (Western Glamour). Collateral to the Tenth Havana Biennial. Casa de México, Havana.
It was also exhibited at the Centre Culturel de Rencontre Fonds Saint-Jacques, Sainte Marie, Martinique.
HB Arte cubano contemporáneo (HB Cuban Contemporary Art). Collateral to the Tenth Havana Biennial. PABEXPO Conventions Center, Havana.
2008-2009 Aquí estamos (Here We Are).

Fairs
2011 PINTA (Fresh Paint), The Modern and Contemporary Latin-American Art Show (Cuban Arts Project), New York, U.S.A.
PULSE Los Angeles, Factoría Compostela Gallery, Spain, Los Angeles, California.
Arteaméricas (Cuban Arts Project), Convention Center, Miami, Florida, U.S.A.
2010: ARCO. Contemporary Art Fair. Factoría Compostela Gallery, Spain, Juan Carlos I Fairground, Madrid, Spain.
ArtBo. Colombia Art Fair, Villa Manuela Gallery, Union of Artists and Writers of Cuba (UNEAC), Colombia.

Collections

National Museum of Fine Arts, Havana. Cuba. / Arizona State University. ASU Art Museum. Arizona. U.S.A. /Museo del Barrio. New York. U.S.A. /Havana Historian’s Office. Havana, Cuba. / University of Virginia Art Museum. Virginia, U.S.A. /Museum of Finest Cuban Arts. MOFCA.  Vienna, Austria. / Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art. University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon, U.S.A. / The Farber Cuban Avant-Garde Collection.

Exhibitions

10 years ...

Collective July 2014

The intolerance garden

Aimee García November 2010

Artworks

Didactic

Aimee García 2013

Trapped

Aimee García 2014

Trap

Aimee García 2014

Breath

Aimee García 2013

Tide

Aimee García 2012

Ball of thread

Aimee García 2012

Perverse

Aimee García 2004

Obsession

Aimee García 2004

Untitled

Aimee García 2004

Challenges

Aimee García 2012

Rain of Illusions

Aimee García 2010

Rain of Illusions

Aimee García 2010

Rain

Aimee García 2010

The intolerance Garden

Aimee García 2010

Rain of illusions (detail)

Aimee García 2010

The intolerance garden (detail)

Aimee García 2010

Aferrada (Clinging)

Aimee García 2010

Clinging (detail)

Aimee García 2010

Resguardos (Safeguards)

Aimee García 2010

Resguardo (Safeguard)

Aimee García 2010

Resguardo (Safeguard)

Aimee García 2010

Resguardo (Safeguard)

Aimee García 2010

Resguardo (Safeguard)

Aimee García 2010

Impura (Impure)

Aimee García 2010

Resguardo (Safeguard)

Aimee García 2010