José Ramón Villa Soberón

Santiago de Cuba, 1950.

Education and Professional Experience

He graduated from the National School of Art in 1971 and from the Academy of Visual Arts of Prague, Czechoslovakia, in 1976.

Personal Exhibitions

He has ca. fifty works in medium and large format set up in public spaces of fifteen countries: Cuba, Mexico, Spain, Portugal, Argentina, Chile, Cyprus, Costa Rica and Canada.
Obelisk I. Steel. International Symposium of Sculpture, Museum of the Arts, Guadalajara, Mexico; John Lennon 2. Bronze. Private collection in Denver, Colorado, USA, 2002; Mother Theresa of Calcutta. Bronze, Convent of St. Francis of Assisi, Havana, Cuba; Hill. Granite, Third International Symposium, Business City, Santiago de Chile, Chile. 2003; Multiple Variation. Polychrome steel. International Symposium on Monumental Sculpture, Alajuela, Costa Rica; Obelisk II. Steel. Servando Cabrera Museum, Havana, Cuba, 2004; Pyramid. Steel. Majorca-Cuba Meeting of Sculptors. Arta, Majorca, Spain; Sign. Steel. International Symposium of Sculpture of Comitán, Chiapas, Mexico, 2005;
Stool. Polychrome steel. Shared Spaces Exhibition. Third Architecture Biennial of Havana, Museum of Rum, Havana, Cuba; Group sculptural mural Five Palm Trees.
Steel and plastic. Square of the Museum of Universal Art, Havana, Cuba, 2006; Arade. Pink marble. Fifth International Symposium on Sculpture. Portimao, Portugal; Tribute to José Martí. Stone. Nicosia, Cyprus, 2007.

Awards and Residencies

Among his most important prizes stand out: Third Prize of the Second Sculpture Triennial of Chaco, Argentina, 1996; Prize of the contest for the monument in tribute to John Lennon, Havana, Cuba, 2000.

Exhibitions in Villa Manuela

Standing Firmly

Collective September 2007

Artworks (2)


José Ramón Villa Soberón 2007


José Ramón Villa Soberón 2007