Manuel López Oliva

Manzanillo, 1947. Painter and Art Critic

Education and Professional Experience

Graduated from the National School of Art, Havana

He is a member of the Union of Writers and Artists of Cuba and chairs the Cuban Committee of the International Association of Plastic Arts.

Personal Exhibitions

Since 1970 he has exhibited individually in Paris, Edinburgh, Bogotá, Malmó, Cuenca and Havana.

Awards and Residencies

He was awarded the National Critic Award Guy Pérez Cisneros.
He has the Distinction for National Culture.


His works are in the collections of the Modern Art museums of the Villa of Paris, France, of Texas, USA; of Stockholm, Sweden, in the Grassi Palace Fund, Venice Italy and in collections of Spain, Czechoslovakia and Norway among others.


He has written texts for numerous national and foreign specialized publications and has offered lectures in cultural institutions and universities.

Exhibitions in Villa Manuela

A son music for Nicolás

Collective July 2006

VII Congreso

Collective July 2008

Artworks (2)

VII Congreso

Manuel López Oliva 2008

The Prophet's Scepter

Manuel López Oliva 2006