Arístides Hernández (Ares)

Havana, 1963

Education and Professional Experience

1993 First Degree Specialist in Psychiatry, Calixto García Hospital, Havana
1987 Doctor in Medicine, Higher Institute of Medical Sciences, Havana

Member of the Union of Writers and Artists of Cuba (UNEAC)
Member of the Cartooning for Peace International Association, founded by Jean Plantu and Kofi Annan

Personal Exhibitions

(Selection)
2012 El otro horizonte, (collateral, Eleventh Havana Biennial) La Cabaña Fortress, Cuba  / Como si fuera un juego, gallery of Rubén Martínez Villena Library, Havana / El otro choteo, San Alejandro National Fine Arts Academy,  Havana
2010 Ares sobre lienzo, National Registry of Cultural Assets, Havana
2007.ARES dessinateur cubain, La mer à boire, Paris, France / Gente reciclada, Espacio Abierto Gallery, Havana
2006 Humor pelos Ares, UNIVATES Cultural Center, Lajeado RS, Brazil
2000 .Ares, Museum of Maya Culture, Chetumal, Mexico
1999 Humores de este mundo. Development Center for Visual Arts (CDAV),  Havana / Arístides Hernández, Ares, Exhibition Hall of the Ministry of Fine Arts,  Ankara, Turkey
1989 Entrar por el Ares, Provincial Center for Visual Arts and Design, Havana

Collective Exhibitions and Events

(Selection)
2013 Stealing base, The Shelley and Donald Rubin Foundation, New York, USA / Gritos en la pared (Hitos del cartel cubano de 1959 a 2012), National Museum of Fine Arts, Havana
2012 Arte soy, José Martí Memorial, Plaza de la Revolución, Havana / 50 en los 50, La Acacia Gallery, Havana
2011 Consumo gusto, Villena Hall, UNEAC, Havana
2009 Querido Van Gogh, CDAV, Havana
1997 Contemporary Cuban Art, Cleveland State University Art Gallery, USA
1993 Misa por una mueca, CDAV, Havana
1992 The Unknown Face of Cuban Art, Northern Centre for Contemporary Art (NCCA), Sunderland, Great Britain
1989 El camino del humor, 20th Sao Paulo International Biennial, Brazil

Awards and Residencies

(Selection)
2012 Grand Prix, World Press Cartoon, Sintra, Portugal / Grand Prix, Kosovaaward Biennial, Kosovo
2010 First Prize in Painting, 15th Diógenes Taborda Mercosur Salon, Buenos Aires, Argentina
2009 Grand Prix,  9th Teheran International Biennial, Iran /  Grand Prix “Peace Messender”, 15th Antiwar Saloon Kragujevac, Serbia
2002 For National Culture Distinction, Havana
2000 Prize of the public. The Best Cartoons of Nippon, Japan
1997 Grand Prix. Biennial of San Antonio de los Baños, Cuba
1995 Prize to the Best Caricature. Gabrovo Biennial, Bulgaria
1994 Nominated to the list of the best world caricaturists. Witty World international cartoon magazine, USA

Collections

Museum of Humor, San Antonio de los Baños, Cuba / José Martí National Library, Havana, Cuba / Fundación General, University of Alcalá de Henares, Spain /  Michelle Urry (Playboy magazine), New York, USA / Aydin Dogan Foundation, Istanbul, Turkey / Museum of Humor, Gabrovo, Bulgaria / Cartoon House, Teheran, Iran /   PENCOM  Association, Haifa, Israel / Daejeon Cartoon Institute, Seoul, Korea / Andromeda Art Studio, Trento, Italy / World Cartoon Gallery, Skopje, Macedonia

Exhibitions in Villa Manuela

Touch wood

Arístides Hernández (Ares) April 2018

Intra corpora

Arístides Hernández (Ares) July 2013

VII Congreso

Collective July 2008

Artworks (17)

Buda

Arístides Hernández (Ares) (Showroom) 2017

Sunflowers for the Virgin

Arístides Hernández (Ares) 2018

Armor

Arístides Hernández (Ares) 2018

Christ

Arístides Hernández (Ares) 2017

Holy Pasta

Arístides Hernández (Ares) 2017

Havana 6 AM

Arístides Hernández (Ares) 2017

Shield

Arístides Hernández (Ares) 2017

Self-portrait, 5 minutes before waking up

Arístides Hernández (Ares) 2017

Martí

Arístides Hernández (Ares) 2017

Sweet Dreams

Arístides Hernández (Ares) 2017

Cuba

Arístides Hernández (Ares) 2016

Strategy

Arístides Hernández (Ares) 2013

Adán y Eva (diptych)

Arístides Hernández (Ares) 2013

Catarsis

Arístides Hernández (Ares) 2013

The risk of leaving things out

Arístides Hernández (Ares) 2013

Paranoia

Arístides Hernández (Ares) 2013

VII Congreso

Arístides Hernández (Ares) 2008