Luis Antonio Espinosa

Granma, 1974

Education and Professional Experience

1992-97  Higher Institute of Art. Havana, Cuba
1988-92  National School of Plastic Arts. Havana, Cuba
1985-88 Elementary School of Plastic Arts Carlos Enríquez. Manzanillo, Granma, Cuba

Personal Exhibitions

2013 Antonio Espinosa. Obra Reciente. Houston Fine Art Fair. (HFAF). (Recent Works) Houston, Texas, USA
Antonio Espinosa. Obra Reciente (Recent Works). SP-ARTE. Feira Internacional de Arte. Pavilhao da Bienal, Parque do Ibirapuera, Sao Paulo, Brazil
2004    CONTRALUZ: Obra reciente de Antonio Espinosa. (Against the Light. Recent Works). Tamara Gallery. San Juan, Puerto Rico
2003    Antonio Espinosa: pinturas y dibujos. (Paintings and Drawings). Ana María Matthei Galler, Santiago de Chile, Chile
2001     Antonio Espinosa: Pinturas Recientes. (Recent Paintings). Praxis Arte Internacional. Lima, Peru.
Antonio Espinosa. Francine Gallery, São Paulo, Brazil
2000 Paisajes de Antonio Espinosa (Landscapes). Turquesa Gallery, Hotel Casa Turquesa, Cancun, Mexico
1997    Paisajes ideológicos cubanos (Cuban Ideological Landscapes). Gallery of the Higher Institute of Art, Havana, Cuba

Collective Exhibitions and Events

2013 Lima Photo 2013 en IMPAKTO. IMPAKTO Gallery, Lima, Peru
CASA COR. Jockey Club. Sao Paulo. Brazil
arteBA. LA RURAL. Buenos Aires, Argentina
ARTE DE LA ISLA. DOCE ARTISTAS CUBANOS (Art from the Island. Twelve Cuban Artists). Espacio de Arte de Viajes El Corte Inglés, Lima, Peru
MARTI. Ese misterio que nos acompaña (That Mystery Accompanying Us). Oswaldo Guayasamín House, Havana, Cuba
2012 IBERO-AMERICAN ART FAIR SEOUL. Hangaram Art Museum, Seoul Arts Center. Seoul, South Korea
MOSTRA BLACK 2012. Sao Paulo, Brazil
Profundamente Superficiales  (Profoundly Superficial). 11th Havana Biennial, Havana, Cuba
GRABADO EN LA MEMORIA (Engraved in the Memory). Gallery of the Visual Arts Faculty of the University of the Arts (ISA), Havana, Cuba
2011 50 en el 50. La Acacia Gallery, Havana, Cuba
Sin irnos por La Rama (No Beating around the Bush). La Acacia Gallery, Havana, Cuba
CAMINOS (PATHS). Martínez Villena Hall, UNEAC, Havana, Cuba
MARINAS (Seascapes). Gallery of Palacio de Lombillo, Havana, Cuba
LA HERENCIA AFRICANA (The African Heritage). Residence of the Head of the U.S. Interests Section, Havana, Cuba
2010 LOS FRIOS. MONSTRUOS DEVORADORES DE ENERGIA (Fridges. Energy Devouring Monsters). Plaza de San Francisco, Seville, Spain.
HOMENAJE AL MAESTRO. SALON DE PAISAJE, CONMEMORANDO LOS 170 AÑOS DEL NATALICIO DEL INSIGNE PINTOR ESTEBAN CHARTRAND. (Tribute to the Maestro. Landscape Salon. Celebrating 170 Years of the Birth of the Famous Painter Esteban Chartrand). White Hall of the Convent of St. Francis of Assisi, Havana, Cuba
PAISAJE EN LA ACACIA. DE LA ACADEMIA A LA CONTEMPORANEIDAD. (Landscape in La Acacia. From the Academy to Contemporariness). La Acacia Gallery, Havana, Cuba
2009 ART MOSCOW. 13 International Art Fair. Central House of Artists, Moscow, Russia.
PAISAJE A LA VISTA (Landscape in Sight). Museum of Colonial Art, Havana, Cuba
PURA COINCIDENCIA. (Los abstractos). (Pure Coincidence – The Abstracts). 10th Havana Biennial, Pavilion 24, EXPOCUBA, Havana, Cuba
2008 Derechos de la naturaleza (Nature’s Rights). House of Alexander von Humboldt, Havana, Cuba
2007 ARTCUBA 07. Lost Steps Salon, Palace of Nations, Geneva, Switzerland
SP ARTE. Feira Internacional de Arte. Pavilhao da Bienal, Parque do Ibirapuera, Sao Paulo, Brazil
ARTCUBA BIS. White Hall of the Convent of St. Francis of Assisi, Havana, Cuba
Vindicación del paisaje. (Vindication of the Landscape). Group exhibition on the occasion of the S.O.S Bahía 10 Round Table. Morro-Cabaña Historical-Cultural Complex, Havana,  Cuba
NUEVO MILENIO. Artistas cubanos contemporáneos. (New Millennium. Contemporary Cuban Artists). Alovera Gallery, Guadalajara, Spain
MONSTRUOS DEVORADORES DE ENERGIA (Itinerante) (Energy-Devouring Monsters, travelling show). Casa de América, Madrid, Spain; Grand Palais, Paris, France; Trienale de Milano, Milan, Italy
2006 Diálogos Cuba-España (Cuba-Spain Dialogues). La Suite Subastas Gallery, Barcelona, Spain
ARTCUBA 06. Salón de los Pasos Perdidos, Palace of Nations, Geneva, Switzerland
Radiografías. Miradas a la Colección de la Galería Alovera (X-Rays. Gances at the Collection of the Alovera Gallery). Alovera Gallery, Guadalajara, Spain.
Leilao de Arte A Arte pela Crianca. Salao Luiz Nazareno, Jockey Clube. Sao Paulo, Brazil
EL ALMA DE CUBA. PAISAJE CUBANO CONTEMPORÁNEO (The Cuban Soul. Contemporary Cuban Landscape). Bonsái Hall, Royal Botanical Garden, Madrid, Spain
EL ALMA DE CUBA. PAISAJE CUBANO CONTEMPORÁNEO (The Cuban Soul. Contemporary Cuban Landscape). San Lucas 9 Gallery, Madrid, Spain
MANUAL DE INSTRUCCIONES. (Instruction Manual). 9th Havana Biennial, CENCREM, Havana, Cuba
2005 ARTE CUBANO CONTEMPORÁNEO (Contemporary Cuban Art). Sala Mayor de Exposiciones Plaza Mayor. Torrejón de Ardoz. Spain.
ARTE CUBANO CONTEMPORANEO (Contemporary Cuban Art). DALI Art Gallery, Toledo, Spain
SEGUNDO SALÓN NACIONAL DE PAISAJE VICTOR MANUEL Víctor Manuel Second National Landscape Salon. Convent of St. Francis of Assisi, Havana, Cuba.
ARTE CUBANO CONTEMPORÁNEO (Contemporary Cuban Art). Biondetta Art Gallery of Alcázar Theater, Madrid, Spain

Fairs
2009 Art Moscow. 13th International Art Fair. Central House of Artists, Moscow, Russia.
2007 SP Arte. International Art Fair. Biennial Pavilion, Ibirapuera Park, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Awards and Residencies

FIRST PRIZE  6th Painting Contest. Nicomedes García Gómez Foundation. Segovia, Spain, 2004.
MENTION  Salón de la Ciudad (City Salon), 11th edition, Havana, Cuba, 1996
MENTIÓN La Joven Estampa Award, Havana, Cuba. 1995
MENTION National Plastic Arts Salon of Middle Level Students. Havana, Cuba,  1990
MEDAL AND DIPLOMA The 8th International Art Exhibition for Children and Young People. Hyvinkaa, Finland, 1990

Exhibitions

Tradiciones des-dibujadas

Collective May 2016

History is longer than life

Luis Antonio Espinosa December 2013

Artworks

Revolution

Luis Antonio Espinosa 2013

ENE1 1959-FEB18 2008

Luis Antonio Espinosa 2012

To Lie

Luis Antonio Espinosa 2012

Pariah

Luis Antonio Espinosa 2012

Resist

Luis Antonio Espinosa 2013

History

Luis Antonio Espinosa 2013

Group Subject (triptych)

Luis Antonio Espinosa 2013

Group Subject, 2013 (triptych)

Luis Antonio Espinosa 2013

Group Subject (triptych)

Luis Antonio Espinosa 2013

Reliquias de familia

Luis Antonio Espinosa 2011

From the series: Renunciation and ambiguity

Luis Antonio Espinosa 2012

From the series: Renunciation and ambiguity

Luis Antonio Espinosa 2012

From the series: Renunciation and ambiguity

Luis Antonio Espinosa 2012

Images from my memory

Luis Antonio Espinosa 2013

Renunciation and ambiguity

Luis Antonio Espinosa 2012