Juan Moreira

Havana, Cuba, December 27, 1938.

Education and Professional Experience

1958 Receives title of professional draftsman at the Fernando Aguado y Rico Higher School of Arts and Crafts, Havana, Cuba.
1960 Completes a course on Commercial Drawing at Martin Studio School, Havana,  Cuba.
1963 Graduates from San Alejandro School of Visual Arts, Havana, Cuba.

Member of the Association of Writers and Artists of Cuba (UNEAC) and of the International Association of Visual Artists (AIAP), UNESCO.
Founder of the Experimental Graphics Workshop, Havana, Cuba.
He worked with Chilean muralist José Venturelli in the mural of the Conference Hall in the Retiro Médico building, and in the mural of the Peace Hall in Habana Libre Hotel, both in Havana.
He has been a teacher in art schools of Havana, the Island of Youth and the municipality of Güines.

Since 1962, when he began his career as an artist, he has made many solo shows and participated in group exhibitions both in Cuba and abroad.

Personal Exhibitions

(selection)
2006 Delicate Additions. Alicia Leal and Juan Moreira. Jorge Arche Gallery, Los Arabos, Cuba.
2005 On the Loyal Lineage of the Line. Hispanic-American Center of Culture, City Historian’s Office. April. Havana, Cuba.
2001 Don Quixote of La Mancha by Don Moreira of Havana. Raúl Martínez Gallery. February-March. Havana, Cuba.
1998 Juan Moreira. Couturier Gallery. Los Angeles. California, USA.
1997 After Lam. Jorge N. Sorí Gallery. Miami. USA.
Juan Moreira and Alicia Leal.  La Acacia Gallery, Havana, Cuba.
1994 Juan Moreira and Alicia Leal. Chelsea Gallery, Kingston. Jamaica.
Havana, Cuba, December 27, 1938.

Collective Exhibitions and Events

(selection)
2011 One Minute of Silence. Guayasamín House Gallery, Havana, Cuba.
2010 FIART 2010.  International Art Fair, 2nd edition, Palace of Fine Arts, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
2009 All Stars. Meliá Cohíba Gallery, Havana, Cuba.
2008 Alicia Alonso dances here tonight. Museum of Fine Arts, Havana, Cuba.
2007 Onze artistes cubains. Le Manoir Cultural Center, Cologny, Geneva, Switzerland
Main collections
National Museum of Fine Arts, Cuba/Museum of the Americas, Managua, Nicaragua/Latin American Gallery, Krakow, Poland/ National Museum,  Szceczin, Poland/Cuban Art Museum, Vienna, Austria/National Gallery, Kingston, Jamaica/School Museum, Gotha, Germany/Ontario Museum, Canada/L’Humanité representation office, United Nations building, Geneva, Switzerland/Cuban Art Museum, Topes de Collantes, Trinidad, Cuba/National Dance Museum, Havana, Cuba/Chapel of Mankind. Quito. Ecuador/James Carter Foundation, USA/Personal collection of King Juan Carlos of Spain/Personal collection of José Saramago.

Awards and Residencies

(selection)
1973 First Prize in Drawing, First Provincial Salon of Visual Arts Teachers and Trainers. Havana, Cuba.
1974 Mention in Drawing, Second National Salon of Visual Arts Teachers and Trainers. Havana, Cuba.
1988 Distinction For National Culture, Havana, Cuba.
2001 Third Prize, Third Painting Contest. Nicomedes García Gómez Foundation, Segovia, Spain.
2001 Diploma to Art Merit, by the Higher Institute of Art, Havana, Cuba.

Exhibitions

VII Congreso

Collective July 2008

Hit parade

Juan Moreira April 2011