Elvis Cellez González

Pinar del Río. 1972

Education and Professional Experience

A graduate of the Professional School of Visual Arts, Pinar del Río
Member of the UNEAC.

Personal Exhibitions

2009 Toque de queda. (Curfew) Museum of Art, Pinar del Río (MAPRI), Cuba.
2007 Art Gallery, Consolación del Sur, Pinar del Río; Galería Nexos, University Hermanos Saíz, Pinar del Río, Cuba.
Yo, después (I, Afterwards). Traveling show (Ars Nabis project): Galería Murciélago, San Cristóbal, Pinar del Río;
2006 Presión baja y otros estados (Low Pressure and Other Conditions) (collateral to the 9th Havana Biennial). Galería Eduardo Abela, San Antonio de los Baños, Cuba.
2005 Antes del Amanecer (Before Dawn). Galería Servando Cabrera, Havana, Proyecto Génesis.
2004 Bocetos al desnudo (Sketches in the Nude). Municipal Museum, Mines of Matahambre, Pinar del Río, Cuba.
De mis soledades voy a mis soledades vengo (From My Loneliness I Go to My Loneliness). La Torre de Babel, Romerías de Mayo, Holguín, Cuba.
2002 Cuando los gritos se apagan (When Cries Fade Away). Provincial Center for the Visual Arts (CPAV). Pinar del Río, Cuba.
2000 Yo vengo a ofrecer mi corazón (I Come to Offer My Heart). Municipal Museum, Mines of Matahambre. Pinar del Río, Cuba.
1995 Un millón de amigos (A Million Friends). House of Culture Miguelito Cuní, Mines of Matahambre. Pinar del Río, Cuba.

Collective Exhibitions and Events

2009 Bomba (Bomb) Wifredo Lam Contemporary Art Center, Habana Vieja, Havana, Cuba
Ars Cuba, el peso de la Isla (Art Cuba, the Island’s Weight). Galería Nacional, Museo de los niños, Costa Rica
Primera muestra de arte contemporáneo (First Contemporary Art Show), November 17, Pinar del Río, Cuba
2008 V Feria de arte (5th Art Fair), San Rafael Escazú, San Jose, Costa Rica
2007 XXIV Salón Provincial 20 de Octubre (24th Provincial Salon 20 de Octubre), Pinar del Río, Cuba
Subasta. Carnaval de Río (Auction. Carnival in Rio). Art Museum of the University of Arizona) (March 31, 2007), USA/
Encuentros (Meetings) (IV Bienal de las Artes y la Salud Mental), (4th Biennial of the Arts and Mental Health) Galería de Arte Nexos, Universidad Hermanos Saíz, Pinar del Río, Cuba
2006 Jet-Lag (collateral to the 9th Havana Biennial). Casa Carmen Montilla, City Historian’s Office, Habana Vieja, Havana, Cuba
Closed (a project of the Ars Nabis gallery). Galería Arturo Regueiro, Pinar del Río, Cuba
2005 Feria Internacional de Toronto, Canada
2 2 no siempre es paisaje. (2 2 Is Not Always Landscape). UNEAC members in Pinar del Río. Galería Villa Manuela, UNEAC, Havana, Cuba
2004 10 Salón de Premiados (10th Salon of Awarded), Development Center for the Visual Arts, Havana, Cuba
2003 8th Havana Biennial Contando a la izquierda (Counting to the Left), Galería Mariano Rodríguez, Havana
Cultural Pavilion, Expocuba. Havana, Cuba.

Awards and Residencies

2007 Prize of the Cuban Association of Handicraft Artists (AACA) at the 24th Provincial Salon 20 de Octubre, 2007.
2006 Prize CUBAneo, granted by artist Pedro Pablo Oliva to the best visual artist of the year in Pinar del Rio
2005 Prize of the Sixth National Event on Visual Arts-Identity, Sibanicú, Camagüey, Cuba
First prize of the 9th National Salon Tiburcio Lorenzo, UNEAC, Pinar del Rio, Cuba
2004 Prize of the UNEAC and FCBC, Eighth National Salon Tiburcio Lorenzo. UNEAC, Pinar del Río, Cuba
2003 Prize of the 6th Provincial Salon Fidelio Ponce de León, Municipal Gallery in Sandino. Pinar del Río, Cuba
Prize of the 6th Provincial Salon of Young Art, Pinar del Río, Cuba
Prize of the UNEAC National Salon Tiburcio Lorenzo. Pinar del Río, Cuba
Prize of Fondo de Bienes Culturales, National Salon Tiburcio Lorenzo. Pinar del Río, Cuba
Prize of the 20th Provincial Salon 20 de octubre. Pinar del Río, Cuba
1994 Provincial Salon 20 de Octubre, Professional School of Visual Arts, Pinar del Río, Cuba

Collections

Arizona State University Art Museum, United States/ Museum of Art Pinar del Río, MAPRI,Cuba/ Galería Carmen Durango, Valladolid, Spain/ Germany and Costa Rica.

Exhibitions

Images of heresy

Collective May 2010

10 years ...

Collective July 2014

2 + 2 Is Not Always... Landscape

Collective September 2005

Artworks

We're dogs

Elvis Cellez González 2009

Self portrait with 50 000 000 000 problems

Elvis Cellez González 2008

The same to the left than to the right

Elvis Cellez González 2008

Me gustas así (I like you like that)

Elvis Cellez González 2012

Icarus

Elvis Cellez González 2009

I Still Masturbate When I Think of You

Elvis Cellez González 2002