Alexander Beatón Galano

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Guantánamo, Cuba, 1968

Education and Professional Experience

Member of the Association of Writers and Artists of Cuba (UNEAC) and of the Association of Artisans (ACAA)
1983 Vocational School of Art Regino Eladio Boti, Guantánamo, Cuba
1989 Medium level studies on civil construction. Havana, Cuba

Personal Exhibitions

2010 El camino de la estrategia (The Road of Strategy). Provincial Council of Plastic Arts, Guantánamo
2004 Anteproyecto (Pre-project). La celosia Gallery, UNEAC. Guantánamo
2003 Contraportada (Back Cover). Pórtico Gallery. House of the Young Creator, Guantánamo
2002 Inversiones 2003 (Investments 2003). Palacio Salcines. Art Center,  Guantánamo
2001 La pureza útil (The Useful Purity) University Center, Faculty of Social Studies, Guantánamo
1999 Crónica de creación (Chronicle of Creation). Art Center, Holguín
1998 Crónica de creación (Chronicle of Creation). Palacio Salcines. Art Center, Guantánamo
La pureza útil (The Useful Purity). Pórtico Gallery. House of the Young Creator, Guantánamo
1997 Tautorretrato. Pórtico Gallery, House of the Young Creator, Guantánamo
Crónica a pie de obra (Chronicle On the Spot). Palacio Salcines. Art Center, Guantánamo
1993 El rostro de América (The Face of America). Palenque project. House of the Young Creator, Guantánamo
1990 Señales de humo (Smoke Signals) (installation-performances). Palenque project.  Fondo de Bienes Culturales. Guantánamo.

Collective Exhibitions and Events

2010 El extremo de la bala. Una década de arte cubano (The Point of the Bullet. A Decade of Cuban Art). Pabellón Cuba. Havana. Project, National Prize to Curatorial Work 2010
2009 Tenth Havana Biennial. Morro-Cabaña exhibition complex. Havana
2007 3×30. Provincial Council for Plastic Arts, Guantánamo
La mano en el misterio (The Hand in the Mystery). Provincial Council for Plastic Arts, Guantánamo
2005 Homenaje a Santiago Fabré (Tribute to Santiago Fabré). Provincial Council for Plastic Arts. Guantánamo
2002 Salsa para ti nena (Salsa for You, Baby). Universal Art Gallery, Santiago de Cuba.
Espacios del rostro (Spaces of the Face). Che Guevara Gallery, Guantánamo
2001 Siete artistas cubanos (Seven Cuban Artists). Galería de Artes y Marcos, Cancun. Mexico
Compartimentos (Compartments). Universal Art Gallery, Santiago de Cuba
2000 La otra obra del artista (The Other Work by the Artist). Provincial Council for Plastic Arts, Guantánamo
Artistas guantanameros (Artists from Guantánamo). International event Fiesta de la cubanía 2001. Bayamo, Cuba
1999 Babel la torre cubana (Babel, the Cuban Tower). Sample of Cuban Art. Polytechnical University of Barcelona. Spain
I Salón Nacional AHS (First National Salon of the Hermanos Saíz Association). Art Center, Matanzas
1998 Once x 23 (Eleven x 23). Iberian-American House. Romerías de Mayo. Holguín.
Paseando el extremo. Collateral exhibition to the Second National Salon of Contemporary Cuban Art. Gallery, San Miguel del Padrón, Havana
1997 Ytuquepintaqui. (What are you doing here?) Pórtico Gallery. House of the Young Creator, Guantánamo
La constante incertidumbre (The Constant Uncertainty). Pórtico Gallery, House of the Young Creator, Guantánamo
1996 II Coloquio Nacional de Artes Visuales (Second National Colloquium of Visual Arts), Las Tunas
1990 Encuentro Internacional de Arte Joven (National Meeting of Young Art), Guantánamo.
I Coloquio Nacional de Artes Visuales (First National Colloquium of Visual Arts), AHS. Guantánamo

Awards and Residencies

Among the most important prizes are: 2009 Scholarship of Creation Jorge Rigol. UNEAC, Guantánamo; the prize of the National Salons Regino E. Boti in Guantánamo, granted to the artist consecutively from 1997 through 2007; Scholarship of Creation Juan Francisco Elso. AHS and National Council of Plastic Arts; 1996 Prize of the First Provincial Biennial of Plastic Arts José Vázquez Pubillones, Guantánamo, and 1993 Prize of the City Salon, Development Center, UNEAC

Exhibitions in Villa Manuela

The strategy road

Collective February 2013

Artworks (6)

The Road

Collective 2012

The Road (detail)

Collective 2012

Loyalty imaginaries

Collective 2012

Wounded by History

Collective 2012

The circumstance

Collective 2012