Alfredo González Rostgaard

Guantánamo, Cuba, May 30, 1943

Education and Professional Experience

Provincial School of Plastic Arts José Joaquín Tejada, Santiago de Cuba.

Professional Activities
1969-1977 art director and designer of the magazine Tricontinental, OSPAAAL, Havana, Cuba.
1977-1981 Vice president of the Association of Writers and Artists of Cuba (UNEAC) Havana, Cuba.
1982-1983 President of the Plastic Arts Section, UNEAC, Havana, Cuba.
1988-1993 Professor at the Higher Institute of Design, Havana, Cuba.
1993-1995 Professor of design, Xalapa, Mexico.
1993 Member of the Comité Pro-Gráfica Cubana, Havana, Cuba.
1994 Member of the International Council of the International Design Association.

Personal Exhibitions

1965 Exposición Rostgaard y Morales. José Martí National Library, Havana, Cuba.
1979 Rostgaard.  National Museum of Fine Arts, Havana, Cuba.
1980 Juguetes para Adultos (Toys for Adults). Museum of Decorative Arts, Havana, Cuba.
1985 Variaciones  sobre un tema (Variations on a Theme). Galería Habana, Havana, Cuba.
1997 Retrospective of Alfredo J.G Rostgaard. Latin American Gallery of Casa de las Américas, Havana, Cuba.
2001 Alfredo González Rostgaard. A Retrospective: Cuban Revolutionary Posters. Cuban Art Space, New York, USA.

Collective Exhibitions and Events

Starting in 1963 he exhibited his works in Cuba, Sweden, Poland, Czechoslovakia, Holland, France, Jamaica, Colombia, Yugoslavia, United States of America, Japan and Puerto Rico.

Awards and Residencies

1966 Second Prize, 4th National Salon of Cuban Posters, Havana, Cuba.
1969 Prize of the National Salon of Posters “26 de Julio”. Havana, Cuba
Mention at the Plastic Arts Salon, UNEAC. Havana, Cuba.
1970 Mention at the 2nd National Salon of Posters “26 de Julio”. Havana, Cuba.
1974 Special (group) Prize. Second International Festival of Film Posters. 27th International Film Festival, Cannes, France.
1976 Gold Medal. Design in Visual Communication. Third Biennial of Graphic Arts, Cali, Colombia.
1981 Distinction for National Culture. Council of State, Republic of Cuba.
2004 National Prize of Design “Muñoz Bachs”, UNEAC. Havana, Cuba.

Collections

José Martí National Library, Havana, Cuba
Casa de las Américas, Havana, Cuba
Center for Cuban Studies, New York, U.S.A.
Center for the Study of Political Graphics, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.
George Pompidou Center, Paris, France
Cuban Institute of Cinematographic Art and Industry (ICAIC), Havana, Cuba
Library of Congress, Washington, D.C,, U.S.A.
Poster Museum, Wilanow, Warsaw, Poland
National Museum of Fine Arts, Havana, Cuba

Exhibitions

One-day Show

Alfredo González Rostgaard November 2004

Recount of a year

Collective July 2005

Artworks

Christ with Rifle

Alfredo González Rostgaard

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Alfredo González Rostgaard 2004

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Alfredo González Rostgaard 2004

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Alfredo González Rostgaard 2004

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Alfredo González Rostgaard 2004