Luis Cabrera Hernández

Education and Professional Experience

1977 He graduates from the National School of Art, Havana, Cuba.
1982 He graduates from the Higher Institute of Art, Havana, Cuba.
1985 Post graduation studies at the Higher Institute of Graphics and Book Art of Leipzig, Germany.
Member of the Experimental Graphics Workshop of Havana and of the Association of Writers and Artists of Cuba.
He lives in Madrid since 1993. He has illustrated magazines, newspapers and books in Spain. He worked as assistant professor at the Higher Institute of Art, and is currently teacher of lithography and xylography of the School of Engraving and Graphic Design at the Real Casa de la Moneda. He has participated in more than 200 group exhibitions in countries of America, Europe and Asia.

Personal Exhibitions

2005 Graphic Work. Workshop-gallery El Mono de la Tinta, Madrid, Spain.
2004 Outer Glance. Graphic Work. Experimental Graphics Workshop, Havana, Cuba.
Recent Graphic Work. International Center of Contemporary Print (CEIC). Betanzos.
2002 Recent Work. Museum of Huelva. As part of the Fourth Colloquium of Literature and Arts in Iberian America.
Recent Work. Jesús Quintero Cultural Center. San Juan del Puerto, Huelva, Spain.
Recent Work. House of Culture of Cartaya, Huelva, Spain.
1998 Noblemen and Plebeian. Utopia Parkway Gallery.

Awards and Residencies

2004 Contratalla Print Biennial. Honorable Mention. Tarragona. Spain..
1999 Second Prize of Engraving. Deutsche Stiftung. Honorable Mention. Madrid, Spain.
1995 Máximo Ramos Printing Prize. Mention. El Ferrol, Spain.
1991 Sapporo International Print Biennial. Mention. Japan.
1990 The Young Print. Casa de las Américas. Mention. Havana, Cuba.
1989 Print Triennial of Norway. Fredrikstad. Honorable Mention. Norway.
1985 Art on the Highway. Cuba
1982 Noma Contest. Second prize of illustration for children. Japan.
1980 Literature in Art. First Prize of Engraving. Cuba.


Print Cabinet, Leipzig, Germany.
State Art Collection, Dresden, Germany.
National Museum of Managua, Nicaragua.
National Museum of Small Format, Lodz. Poland.
Latin American Art Gallery, Krakow, Poland.
National Museum of Cuba.
Print Museum, Fredrikstad, Norway.
Conde Duque Gallery, Madrid.
Van Art Gallery, Madrid.
Regional Government of Salamanca, Spain.
Frank Mestre Collection, Miami, U.S.A.
Deutsche Stiftung. Germany.
Brita Prinz Collection, Madrid.
Taiwan Museum of Art.
Silpakorn University, Thailand.
Contratalla Gallery, Tarragona, Spain.
Green Cross Legrain Sara Lee. Barcelona, Spain.
UGT Collection, Castilla and León, Spain.

Exhibitions in Villa Manuela

PC for everything

Collective January 2008

Artworks (6)

The Swimmer

Collective 2007

Triumphant March

Collective 2007


Collective 2007

Naked King

Luis Cabrera Hernández 2007

The Kings of Son

Luis Cabrera Hernández 2007

At the Beach

Luis Cabrera Hernández 2007