José Fuster

Caibarién, Villa  Clara, Cuba. August 6th, 1946. Painter, draftsman, engraver and ceramist.

Education and Professional Experience

Member of the Association of Writers and Artists of Cuba (UNEAC).
He studied at the Art Trainers School (1963 – 1965) and later started working in the ceramics workshop in Cubanacán.
He has illustrated different publications and participated in numerous international events and symposia.

 

Personal Exhibitions

2008 Colors of Cuba. Pall Mall Gallery, London, England.
Jaimanitas. Villa Manuela Gallery, Havana, Cuba.
2007 Fuster’s Paintings. Oxford, England.
Joy of Living. Amahoro Gallery, St. Martin, France.
Fuster’s Paintings. Hamburg Trade Center, Germany.
2006 Fuster 60. La Acacia Gallery, Havana, Cuba.
Joy of Living. Museum of Fine Arts, Valencia, Spain.
2005 My Own Universe. Paintings, Watercolors and Ceramics. Cuban Art Space,
Center for Cuban Studies. New York.
Fuster’s Paintings. ARCO Gallery, Oslo, Norway.
Tribute to the Day of National Culture. Cuban Embassy in Ireland.
One Day God Separated the Clouds, Pequeño Espacio Gallery, National Councilfor the Visual Arts (CNAP), Havana, Cuba.
2004 My Living Experiences. Exhibition of Paintings and Ceramics. Havana, Cuba.
International Fair (FIHAV) 2004, Havana. Cuba.
Fuster’s Paintings. Son Servera, Mallorca, Spain.
Oils by Fuster.  Strasbourg, France.
Fuster 36, Orígenes Gallery, Havana, Cuba.
2003 My Verses from the Soul. Colón Gallery, Matanzas, Cuba.
2002 Cuban Festival. Hilton Hotel, Park Lane. London, England.
Ethnic Cultural Fair, Olympia Hall, London, England.
Fuster’s Watercolors. Servando Cabrera Moreno Gallery, Havana, Cuba.
Wine Country Film Festival. Napa, San Francisco. U.S.A.
2001 Fuster’s Oil Paintings. Strasbourg, France.
2000 Oils and Watercolors. Manchester, England.
Chambre de Métiers d´Alsace-Schiltigheim.
1999 Fuster’s Oils and Watercolors. Chile.
1998 Fuster’s Oils.  Lyon, France.
1997 Strawberry and Chololate. Nestle Gallery, Paris.
Cuban Art in New York. Center of Cuban Studies, New York, U.S.A.
1996 Fresco Museum, Toumblack Gallery, Guadeloupe.
Fuster’s Birth. Ceramics Museum of Cuba, Havana, Cuba.
1992 Joy of Living. Ceramics and Watercolors. Charles Chaplin movie theater, Havana, Cuba.
1989 Watercolors and Ceramics. Milan, Italy
City Fragment.  Getafe, Spain.
1987 Ceramic City, Habana Gallery, Havana, Cuba.
1980 Small Format. Cuban Mission before the United Nations, New York, U.S.A.
1968 Fuster’s Oil Paintings. Galiano Gallery, Havana, Cuba.
1967 Joy of Living. Watercolors and Drawings. Cuba.

Collective Exhibitions and Events

2008 Wings with Points. José Martí Memorial, Havana, Cuba.
2007 FIART International Handicraft Fair of Havana, PABEXPO, Havana, Cuba.
Cuban Son, Helmut Soller Gallery,Ulm, Germany.
2006 Four Wings. Servando Cabrera Moreno Gallery, Havana, Cuba.
Instructions Manual. Ninth Biennial of Visual Arts of Havana. Convent of Santa Clara, Havana, Cuba.
2005 Earth. Ceramics Exhibition. Tele Pinar Gallery, Pinar del Rio, Cuba.
Home Again. Leopoldo Romañach Gallery, Caibarién, Santa Clara, Cuba.
2004 Contemporary Cuban Art. Illustrious Lawyers’ Bar of Las Palmas. Las Palmas of Grand Canary, Spain.
2003 FIART International Handicraft Fair of Havana.  Espacio Galería Víctor Manuel.
2002 Journey to the Seed. Santa Clara, Cuba.
Traveling Exhibition. International Press Center, Havana, Cuba.
1998 Sixth Havana Biennial. Castle of the Royal Force, Havana, Cuba.
Second Salon of Contemporary Art. La Acacia Contemporary Cultural Center, Cuba.
1997 FIART International Handicraft Fair of Havana, Cuba.
1994 Fifth Havana Biennial. Havana, Cuba.
Fifth Havana Biennial. Havana, Cuba.
1992 For a Green Smile, Nicaragua.
For a Green Smile, Nicaragua.
1991 Permanent Exhibition of works by Cuban artists. Center for Cuban Studies, N.Y., U.S.A.
1990 Museum of Contemporary Art, Venezuela.
Museum of Modern Art, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
National Exhibition Hall.Buenos Aires, Argentina.
1985 Rombild International Symposium, GDR.
1983 Youth Salon. National Museum of Fine Arts, Havana, Cuba.
1975 Cubanacán Ceramics. Museum of Decorative Arts in Cuba.
1974 Traveling Expo of Cuban Visual Arts. Sweden, Finland, Norway and Denmark.
1971 Traveling Expo. Poland, Rumania, Hungary, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia and the USSR.
1967 Cuban Ceramics Pavilion, Montreal, Canada.
1966 Graduates from the School for Art Trainers. La Acacia Art Center, Havana, Cuba.

Awards and Residencies

He has received numerous prizes and mentions, both in Cuba and abroad.
He was decorated with the Distinction for National Culture in 1996.
In 2005 he received the acknowledgment Tropical Gypsy granted by the provinceCity of Havana.

Exhibitions

Jaimanitas

José Fuster November 2008

Artworks

Jaimanitas, 3rd A Street

José Fuster 2008

The Olympus of the Five

José Fuster 2008

Jaimanitas, 226th Street

José Fuster 2008

The Fisherman

José Fuster 2008

Supper

José Fuster 2008

Workers

José Fuster 2008

The Musicians

José Fuster 2008

Domino

José Fuster 2008

Horse

José Fuster

Havana

José Fuster 2008

Crab

José Fuster

Llama

José Fuster

Cow

José Fuster

With Joy and Optimism (detail)

José Fuster 2008

With Joy and Optimism (detail)

José Fuster 2008

With Joy and Optimism (detail)

José Fuster 2008