Juan Ramón Valdés Gómez (Yiki)

Undefined Person Image

Manicaragua. Villa Clara, 1968.

Education and Professional Experience

A graduate of the Higher Institute of Art, Havana, 1992.
Member of the UNEAC.

Personal Exhibitions

Trabajo por encargo (Work on Commission), Havana, 1992.
Sexo sentido, in collaboration with J. A. Gazapo, UNEAC, Villa Clara, 1993.
Gazapo- Yiki, Gallery of Marti Library, Santa Clara, Villa Clara, 1994.
La buena-mala idea (The Good-Bad Idea), Plaza Vieja Gallery, La Casona, Havana, 1999.

Collective Exhibitions and Events

Provincial Salon of Plastic Arts, Provincial Council of Plastic Arts, Villa Clara; 1987, 1988, 1990, 1994, 1995, 1999, 2001.
National Salon of Awarded Artists, National Museum of Fine Arts, Havana, 1992. National Salon of Awarded Artists, Development Center for Visual Arts, Havana, 2002. First Salon of Contemporary Cuban Art, Fototeca de Cuba, Havana, 1995.
Salon of Plastic Arts, UNEAC, Villa Clara; 2002,2003.
Small Format Salon Apolinario Chávez, Provincial Council of Plastic Arts, Villa Clara; 1994, 1997, 1999.
El ISA en casa (ISA at Home), Latin American Gallery, Casa de Las Américas. Havana, 1990.
Sí tin tiene Tin vale, Gallery of the Higher Institute of Art. Collateral to the 4th Havana Biennial, 1991.
Interiors, Development Center for the Visual Arts, Havana, 4th Havana Biennial, 1991. Art-Sex, Gallery of Marti Library, Santa Clara, 1995.
Sabor del trópico (The Taste of the Tropics), Development enter for the Visual Arts, Havana, 1998.
Sin –galería, Mariano Rodríguez Gallery, Havana, 1998.
Los Nuevos Monstruos o El Agujero Azul (The New Monsters or The Blue Hole), Eco Salon, Villa Clara, 1999.
21 en el XXI (Twenty-one in the 21st), El reino de este mundo Gallery, National Library Jose Marti, 2001
Síntomas de Fe (Symptoms of Faith), Provincial Council of Visual Arts, Villa Clara, 2002.
Si no lo veo, no lo creo (If I Don’t See It, I Don’t Believe It), Provincial Art Gallery, Villa Clara, 2003.

Awards and Residencies

Provincial Salon of Plastic Arts, Provincial Council of Plastic Arts of Villa Clara; 1991, 1994, 1999.
Small Format Salon Apolinario Chávez, Provincial Council of Plastic Arts of Villa Clara; 1994, 1997.
Plastic Arts Salon, UNEAC, Villa Clara; 2002, 2003.
He has set up ceramic murals and sculptures in different materials in tourist, social and cultural centers. His work has illustrated cultural publications such as Signs and Umbral. He took part in the Rita Longa International Symposium on Sculpture
Bayamo, Gramma, 2001.

Exhibitions in Villa Manuela

Borders crossroads

Collective January 2006

Artworks (4)

Right or Left, Taking You in the Hands

Juan Ramón Valdés Gómez (Yiki) 2005

How to hold it or When the Sky Falls

Juan Ramón Valdés Gómez (Yiki) 2005

The Measure of the Three Cups

Juan Ramón Valdés Gómez (Yiki) 2005

In hand

Juan Ramón Valdés Gómez (Yiki) 2005