Pedro Pablo Oliva

Pinar del Río, 1949

Education and Professional Experience

He studied at the National School of Art (ENA) of Havana, Cuba. He is a member of the Union of Writers and Artists of Cuba and of the International Association of Plastic Artists.

Personal Exhibitions

2012 Pedro Pablo Oliva, recent works. 22th Havana Biennial, La Mina Art Studio, Habana Vieja, Cuba.
2008 Unfulfilled Promises, PanAmerican Art Projects, Miami, U.S.A.
2007 Historia de Amor (Love Story), National Museum of Fine Arts, Havana, Cuba.
2003 Papeles Nocturnos (Evening Papers). Provincial Gallery, Las Tunas, Cuba.
2002 Papeles Nocturnos (Evening Papers). Domingo Padrón Gallery, Miami, Florida, U.S.A.
2000 Quiero pintar en paz… (I Want to Paint in Peace…) La Acacia Gallery, Havana, Cuba.
1995 El Gran Apagón (The Great Blackout), Art Gallery, Pinar del Río, Cuba.
1992 Pedro Pablo Oliva. Obras recientes (Recent Works). Bernheim Gallery, Panama City, Panama.
Pedro Pablo Oliva. Sindin Gallery, New York, U.S.A.
1991 Pedro Pablo Oliva. Diálogo con su magia (Dialogue with His Magic). La Acacia Gallery, Havana, Cuba.
1984 Pedro Pablo Oliva. Pinturas, dibujos, bocetos y otros pasatiempos (Paintings, Drawings, Sketches and Other Passtimes). National Museum of Fine Arts, Havana,  Cuba.
1980 Exhibition of works by Pedro Pablo Oliva. Museum of Fine Arts, Havana, Cuba.
1979 Pedro Pablo Oliva, Art Gallery, Pinar del Río, Cuba.
1978 Oliva y las imágenes de su pueblo (Oliva and the Images of His People), La Habana Gallery, Cuba.
1977 Exhibition of works by Pedro Pablo Oliva. Pequeño Salón. National Museum of Fine Arts, Havana, Cuba.

Collective Exhibitions and Events

(Most Recent)
2012 First Expressionistic Salon, Antonia Eiriz House, Havana, Cuba.
11th Havana Biennial, Hotel Nacional, Havana, Cuba.
Private collection, Museum of Art of Pinar del Río, Cuba.
2011 1 minuto de silencio (One Minute of Silence), Guayasamín House, Havana, Cuba.
Acuarelas (Water Colors), Palacio de Lombillo, Havana, Cuba.
Contemporary Art Fair, Panamerican Art Projects. Houston, Texas, U.S.A.
2010 ARTEAMERICA Fair, Oxenberg Fine Art Gallery, Florida, U.S.A.
2nd International Fair of Contemporary Art, Palace of Fine Arts, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
Latin American Art Fair PINTA (Fresh Paint), Panamerican Art Projects, New York, U.S.A.
International Fair of Lisbon, Portugal.
2009 Expo HB, Pabexpo fairground. Collateral to the Havana Biennial. Havana, Cuba.
First International Fair of Contemporary Art. Palace of Fine Arts,Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
Confluencias Inside, New Mexico, U.S.A.
2008 ARCO. Contemporary Art Fair, La Casona Gallery, Madrid, Spain.
Exhibition of Cuban Artists at the Assembly of the Republic, Lisbon, Portugal; Casa de las Américas, Madrid, Spain; Principality of Andorra.
2007 Biennial La Vasija, National Museum of Ceramics, Havana, Cuba.
Arte Cubano Contemporáneo (Contemporary Cuban Art), Art Center of Michoacán, Mexico.
Puente para las ruptures (Bridge for Ruptures), April-June, National Museum of Fine Arts, Havana, Cuba.
Cascanueces (Nutcracker), Tribute to the Cuban National Ballet. Ballet Festival of Montreal, Canada.
2006 Isla Interior (Interior Island), Havana Club Gallery, Museum of Rum, Havana.
Jet-Lag, Carmen Montilla Gallery, collateral to the 9th Havana Biennial, Havana, Cuba.
Arte de Cuba (Art from Cuba), Banco de Brasil Cultural Center, Sao Paolo-Rio de Janeiro-Brasilia-Curitiva, Brazil.
2005 Art Miami, Miami Convention Center, Florida, U.S.A.
Artistas Cubanos (Cuban Artists), Espacios Gallery,  Madrid, Spain.
Maestros de Cuba (Masters from Cuba), Cornell Museum Of Art and History at Old School Square, Delray Beach, Florida, U.S.A.
Subastahabana (Havana Auction), Havana, Cuba.

Awards and Residencies

2007 Prize Teacher of Youths, granted by the Hermanos Saíz Association.
Special prize at the Ceramics Biennial La Vasija, Museum of Ceramics, Havana, Cuba.
2006 Special Prize, Ceramics Biennial, Museum of Ceramics, Havana, Cuba.
National Prize of Plastic Arts, granted by the National Council for the Plastic Arts and the Ministry of Culture. Havana, Cuba.
1997 Medal of the Members of Honor of the FAO, Rome, Italy.
1994 Medal Alejo Carpentier, granted by the Council of State of the Republic of Cuba.
1990 Prize of Painting: National Salon of the UNEAC 1990, National Museum of Fine Arts, Havana, Cuba.
1987 Distinction for National Culture, granted by the Council of State of the Republic of Cuba.
1981 Acquisition Prize: Salon Girón ’81, National Museum of Fine Arts, Havana, Cuba.
1980 First Prize of Painting, 8th National Juvenile Salon of Plastic Arts, National Museum of Fine Arts, Havana, Cuba.
1975 Special Mention of the 3rd National Salon of Professors and Instructors of Plastic Arts, National Museum of Fine Arts, Havana, Cuba.
1974 First and second prizes of Painting and first prize of Drawing: 2nd National Salon of Professors and Instructors of Plastic Arts, National Museum of Fine Arts, Havana, Cuba.
1973 1st Prize and Mention of Painting at the 1st Salon of Instructors of Plastic Arts, Pinar del Río, Cuba.

Collections

His works are part of public and private collections in the United States,Mexico, Spain, Germany, Poland, France, Panama, Chile, England, among other countries.

Exhibitions

VII Congreso

Collective July 2008

2 + 2 Is Not Always... Landscape

Collective September 2005

Artworks

Strange declaration of love

Pedro Pablo Oliva 2009

Small studios for the angels

Pedro Pablo Oliva 2011

VII Congreso

Pedro Pablo Oliva 2008

Night Girl

Pedro Pablo Oliva 2004