Carlos Alberto Montes de Oca

Camagüey, Cuba, 1968. Lives and works in Havana, Cuba

Education and Professional Experience

Self-made artist. Various courses and workshops.

Personal Exhibitions

2007 ZEN Sentido , La Casona Gallery, Havana, Cuba.
2005 15/8/68/8/4/05, Diario (Diary), Villa Manuela Gallery (UNEAC), Havana, Cuba.
2004 Contracción (Contraction), Pequeño Espacio Gallery, CNAP, Havana, Cuba.
2002 Consagración de la Persistencia (Establishment of Persistence), Wifredo Lam Contemporary Art Center, Havana, Cuba.
Vuelo estático (Static Flight), Couturier Gallery, Los Ángeles, California, U.S.A.
2001 Para andar en aguas oscuras (To Penetrate Dark Waters), Habana Gallery, Havana, Cuba.
Carlos Alberto Montes de Oca: Recent Works, Nina Menocal Gallery, Mexico City, Mexico.
1999 Archipiélago del hombre (Archipelago of Humankind), Development Center for the Visual Arts, Havana, Cuba.
1998 The Last Day, Habana Gallery, Havana, Cuba.
1996 Marea Sita (El gran tamiz) (The Great Sieve), House of Latin America, Bucharest, Rumania.
1995 La forja del hombre (The Forge of Humankind), Buzunar Gallery, Cluj Napoca, Rumania.
1994 En el filo del discurso (On the Edge of the Discourse), Ataturk Cultural Center, Istanbul, Turkey.
1992 Bodas negras (Black Nuptials), Development Center for the Visual Arts, Havana, Cuba.

Collective Exhibitions and Events

2006-2007 Confluences Inside, Contemporary Cuban Art, Palacio Clavijero, Morelia, Michoacán, Mexico.
José Luis Cuevas Museum, Mexico City, Mexico.
2006 Auction 2006, MoLAA Awards, Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, California, USA.
Aurora: El arte purifica (Aurora: Art Purifies). Performance. Ninth Havana Biennial, Havana, Cuba.
La Huella Múltiple (The Multiple Trace), Convent of St. Francis of Assisi, Havana, Cuba.
2005 Islas (o el camino de cada cual) (Islands  or Each One’s Road), Espacios Gallery, Madrid, Spain.
Sol Luminoso II (Luminous Sun II), Bernau Gallery, Berlin, Germany.
Rampa: Signaling New Latin American Art Initiatives, ASU, Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, AZ, USA.
IV Salón de Arte Contemporáneo  (Fourth Salon of Contemporary Art), Development Center for the Visual Arts, Havana, Cuba.
2003-2004 Labores Domésticas, Género, raza y grupos sociales (Home Chores. Gender, Race and Social Groups), Provincial Center of Visual Arts, Pinar del Río/Development Center for the Visual Arts, Havana, Cuba.
2003 Fifth Biennial of the Caribbean, Museum of Modern Art, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
Humanitarian Auction, Contemporary Cuban Art, Casa de las Américas, Havana, Cuba.
Sentido Común (Common Sense), Habana Gallery, Havana, Cuba.
2002 Interacidade, Arlindo Daibert Gallery, Bernardo Mascarenhas Cultural Center, Minas Gerais, Brazil.
16 Artistas Cubanos en Beirut  (16 Cuban Artists in Beirut), UNESCO Palace, Beirut, Lebanon.
2001 Seventh International Biennial of Cuenca, Museum of Modern Art, Cuenca, Ecuador.
Third Salon of Contemporary Cuban Art, (CDAV) Fototeca de Cuba, Havana, Cuba.
Cuba Isla Infinita (Cuba, Infinite Island), Museum of Costa Rican Art, San José, Costa Rica.
2000 Artists from Camagüey , Havana Galerie, Zurích, Switzerland.
1999 La huella multiple (The Multiple Trace), Development Center for the Visual Arts, Havana, Cuba.
Sobre papel (On Paper), Nina Menocal Gallery, Mexico City, Mexico.
1998 La isla a flote (The Island Floats), Der Brücke Gallery, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
II Salón de Arte Cubano Contemporáneo (Second Salon of Contemporary Cuban Art) , Development Center for the Visual Arts /Fototeca de Cuba, Havana, Cuba.
1995 First Salon of Contemporary Cuban Art, National Museum of Fine Arts, Havana, Cuba.
1994 La Jeune Peinture Cubaine, Centre Martiniquais d’Action Culturelle, Fort France, Martinique.
1993 Drawing’93, International Drawing Biennial. Middlesborough Fine Arts Museum, Cleveland, United Kingdom.
Nacido en Cuba (Born in Cuba), Centro Cultural Mexiquense, Toluca, Mexico/ Inter- American University Interamericana, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Eighth Iberian American Art Biennial, America: Our Continent, Domeq Cultural Institute, Palace of Fine Arts, Mexico City, Mexico.
1991 Latin American Art, Banco Patricios Foundation, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Interiores (Interiors), collateral to the Fourth Havana Biennial, Development Center for the Visual Arts, Havana, Cuba.
VIII Salón de la Ciudad (Eighth City Salon), Provincial Center of Plastic Arts and Design, Havana, Cuba.
La huella del pulgar (The Thumb’s Fingerprint), collateral to the Fourth Havana Biennial, Habana Gallery, Havana, Cuba.

Collections

ASU Art Museum, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ., USA.
Nina Menocal Gallery, Mexico City, Mexico.
Darrel Couturier Gallery, Los Angeles, CA., USA.
Diana Lowenstein Fine Art, Miami, FL, USA.

Exhibitions

Recount of a year

Collective July 2005

Diary

Carlos Alberto Montes de Oca April 2005

Artworks

Origin of a Mutation

Carlos Alberto Montes de Oca 2004

Herd

Carlos Alberto Montes de Oca 2005

Proportion of an Absurdity

Carlos Alberto Montes de Oca 2004

Extend to the infinite

Carlos Alberto Montes de Oca 2004

Studio to sit in peace

Carlos Alberto Montes de Oca 2004

Infinite II

Carlos Alberto Montes de Oca 2004

Infinite I

Carlos Alberto Montes de Oca 2004

The Bridge

Carlos Alberto Montes de Oca 2004

Eclipse

Carlos Alberto Montes de Oca 2004

The road

Carlos Alberto Montes de Oca 2004

The good bye

Carlos Alberto Montes de Oca 2004

Hierarchy (detail)

Carlos Alberto Montes de Oca 2005

Protection and Limit

Carlos Alberto Montes de Oca 1998

Don't drown

Carlos Alberto Montes de Oca 2004

Don't think much, act

Carlos Alberto Montes de Oca 2004