Amilkar Chacón Iznaga

Santa Clara, 1974.

Education and Professional Experience

He graduated from the National School of Art in 1993; studied engraving technique in the Allgemeine Berufschule, Zürich, Switzerland in 1995.
Member of the UNEAC.

Personal Exhibitions

Retorno al Pasado (Return to the Past), Casa de la Ciudad, Santa Clara, 1992.
La esperanza del mundo o la esperanza de una huella (The Hope of the World or the Hope of a Trace), National School of Art, Havana, 1993.
Grafische Ausstellung des Kubanishen Kunstlers Amilkar Chacón (Graphic Exhibition of Cuban Artist Amilkar Chacón), Circle Culturale Realta Nouva, 2005.
Me duermo en los entierros de mi generación (I Fall Asleep in the Burial of My Generation) Martí Library, Santa Clara, 2001.
Las ruinas del paraíso (The Ruins of Paradise), UNEAC Gallery, Santa Clara, 2005. Augures, Arte, Sol y Mar Gallery, Varadero, Matanzas, 2005.

Collective Exhibitions and Events

Salón Provincial de Artes Plásticas (Provincial Salon of Plastic Arts), Provincial Council of the Plastic Arts of Villa Clara; 1993, 1997, 2000, 2002, 2005.
Small Format Salon Apolinario Chávez, Provincial Council of Plastic Arts of Villa Clara, 1999.
Salon of Plastic Arts, UNEAC, Villa Clara, 2005.
Junge Kubanischen Künstler und Künstlerinnen (Young Cuban Artists), Museo Baviera Switzerland, 1995.
Prize La Joven Estampa, Casa de las Américas, Havana, 1995.
Si no lo veo, no lo creo (If I Don’t See It, I Don’t Believe It), Provincial Art Gallery, Santa Clara, 2003.
Soliloquios (Soliloquies). Museo Romántico, Trinidad, Sancti Spiritus, 2003.
Todos somos importantes (We Are All Important), Hostal O’Farrill, UNEAC, Havana, 2004.
Small Format Salon, Asociación Hermanos Saíz, Villa Clara, 2005.

Awards and Residencies

Third Prize, Small Format Salon, Asociación Hermanos Saíz, Villa Clara, 2005.
Salon of Plastic Arts, UNEAC, Villa Clara, 2005.
Hurón Azul Salon, Manicaragua, Villa Clara, 2005.
He has illustrated children’s books; he was Art Director of the cultural magazine Umbral, he is presently Vice Director at the Academy of Plastic Arts.

Exhibitions

Borders crossroads

Collective January 2006

Artworks

Samo

Amilkar Chacón Iznaga 2005

From the series Regions of the Good Retreat

Amilkar Chacón Iznaga 2005

The Patience of Golomon

Amilkar Chacón Iznaga 2005

The Bitter Apple and the Bite in the Apple

Amilkar Chacón Iznaga 2005

Conversation at a Corner of Alexandria

Amilkar Chacón Iznaga 2005