Gilberto Frómeta Fernández

Havana, Cuba, 1946. Draftsman, painter, engraver and graphic designer

Education and Professional Experience

Member of the Union of Writers and Artists of Cuba
Member of the Experimental Graphics Workshop of Havana.

 

Personal Exhibitions

(SELECTION)
2012 SUSURROS DE NOBLEZA DESDE LA LEJANÍA (Whispers of Nobility from the Distance). Art in Capitals Gallery, Shanghai, China
2011 DESDE MI JARDÍN (From My Garden). Orígenes Gallery. García Lorca Theater. Havana, Cuba
2010 SPRING THUNDER. Huitai Art Center. Tianjin, China
2009 CONTRA VIENTO Y MAREA (Against Wind and Tide). BB Gallery, Beijing, China
2007 LUZ Y COLOR (Light and Color) BB Gallery, Beijing, China
2006 FOLLOWING MY OWN TRAIL. Penang University Sains. Malaysia
ABSTRACCIÓN SINCRÉTICA (Syncretic Abstraction). Collage Habana Gallery, Havana, Cuba
2005 HACIENDO CAMINOS (Opening Paths). SOKA GAKAY Foundation. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2003 HIJOS DEL VIENTO (Children of the Wind). Fernando Pessoa Gallery, Coral Gables, Florida, USA
1998 FROMETA, CABALGA Y RASGA (Frómeta Rides and Rips). Galería Escolar Editora, Lisbon, Portugal
1997 CUADRIGAS AL SOL (Four-Horse Chariots in the Sun). La Rama Dorada. Panama
1996 SI LA FE SE PIERDE (If Faith Is Lost). La Acacia Gallery, Havana, Cuba
1995 FRÓMETA. Pintura (Painting). Torres Gallery, Bilbao, Spain
1994 LOS MISTERIOS DE LOS COLORES (The Mysteries of Colors). Nader Gallery. Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
1993 TIERRA DE LOS SUEÑOS (Land of Dreams). Quintero Gallery, Barranquilla, Colombia
1991 LA HABANA – MARACAIBO – LA HABANA. La Acacia Gallery, Havana, Cuba
EL VORAZ ESPACIO DEL SILENCIO (The Voracious Space of Silence). Díaz Manzini Gallery, Caracas, Venezuela
1990 SUGERENCIAS ENTRE TELONES (Suggestions behind Curtains). América Gallery. Caracas, Venezuela
PINTURA DE FRÓMETA. (Paintings by Frómeta). Museum of Modern Art Gallery, Cuenca, Ecuador
ÓLEOS (Oils). Pomaire Gallery, Quito, Ecuador
1988 MIS VECINOS… (My Neighbors…). Photo-prints. Wifredo Lam Center. Havana, Cuba
1986 PINTURA 1984-1986 (Painting 1984-1986). National Museum of Fine Arts. Havana, Cuba
1981 GRABADOS (Engravings). Gradiva Gallery. Zacatecas, Mexico
1980 DIBUJOS DE FROMETA (Drawings by Frómeta). Habana Gallery. Havana, Cuba
1977 FOTO IMPRESOS DE FROMETA (Photo Prints by Frómeta). Habana Gallery. Havana, Cuba
1970 LA ESTAFA DE LA LIBERTAD. Dibujo. (The Swindle of Liberty. Drawing). La Rampa Gallery, Habana Libre Hotel. Havana, Cuba

Awards and Residencies

1996 Distinction for National Culture. Ministry of Culture of Cuba
1984 Prize Latin American Space of Paris. First Havana Biennial. Havana, Cuba
National Prize in Engraving Francisco Javier Báez. First Havana Biennial. Havana, Cuba
1977 Prize of the National Salon in Drawing. MINCULT. Pinar del Río. Cuba
1976 Prize in magazine cover design. National Salon of Graphic Propaganda. Havana, Cuba

Collections

(SELECTION)
National Museum of Fine Arts, Havana, Cuba
Poster Museum, Wilanów, Poland
Museum of Contemporary Art, Lodz, Poland
Museum of Modern Art, Cuenca, Ecuador
Museum of Cuban Art in Vienna, Austria

Publications

2001 FRÓMETA, OBRA PICTÓRICA (Frómeta, Paintings). Author: espaciog. Book of 160 pages with 85 color reproduction. Editions CLASSICA EDITORA. Lisbon, Portugal.

Exhibitions

VII Congreso

Collective July 2008

Not losing temper

Gilberto Frómeta Fernández February 2014

Artworks

It Falls

Gilberto Frómeta Fernández 2013

V

Gilberto Frómeta Fernández 2013

Silence Was Broken

Gilberto Frómeta Fernández 2012

Warm Landscape

Gilberto Frómeta Fernández 2012

The One with the Small White Stain

Gilberto Frómeta Fernández 2012

The Last Hold

Gilberto Frómeta Fernández 2012

Returning to Order (VI)

Gilberto Frómeta Fernández 2012

Symphony in Relief

Gilberto Frómeta Fernández 2011

Yellow Verse

Gilberto Frómeta Fernández 2010

Face to Face 2

Gilberto Frómeta Fernández

VII Congreso

Gilberto Frómeta Fernández 2008