Reynier Leyva Novo

Havana, September 23, 1983

Education and Professional Experience

2004-2008  Higher Institute of Art (ISA) (unfinished studies).
2007 Conduct Art Chair, led by Tania Bruguera.
2003 San Alejandro Academy of Fine Arts.
1998 José Antonio Díaz Peláez Experimental Art Center

Personal Exhibitions

2012 El deseo de morir por otros (The Wish to Die For Others), Colegio San Gerónimo, 11th Havana Biennial, Cuba.
Colección Novo Aniversario (New Anniversary Collection, Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, Miami, Florida, U.S.A.
2010 Deporte Nacional (National Sport). Salle Zéro, Alliance Française of Cuba, Havana, Cuba.
2009 50th Anniversary Collection, Development Center for the Visual Arts, Havana, Cuba.
El patriota invisible (The Invisible Patriot)(staging), collateral to the 10th Havana Biennial, National Museum of Fine Arts, Havana, Cuba.
Por un trillo sin fin (Following an Endless Path). Collateral to the 10th Havana Biennial, Museum of Colonial Art, Havana, Cuba.

Collective Exhibitions and Events

2012 Detrás del muro (Behind the Wall), Malecón de la Habana, 11th Havana Biennial, Cuba.
HB Arte Cubano Contemporáneo (HB Contemporary Cuban Art), Pabexpo fairground, collateral to the 11th Havana Biennial, Cuba.
2011 Círculos (Circles), Elba Benítez Gallery, Madrid, Spain.
Entre siempre y jamás (Between Always and Never). 54th Venice Biennial – International Art Exhibition), Venice, Italy.
Cuban Visions Metropolitan Pavilion, New York, U.S.A.
Coca-colonized. Marte Museum, San Salvador, El Salvador.
Ya sé leer, imagen y texto en el Arte Latinoamericano (I Can Read Already. Image and Text in Latin American Art). Wifredo Lam Contemporary Art Center, Havana, Cuba.
Art Miami Fai”, Miami Fl, Estados Unidos
2010 4 Gatos (Four Cats) Fanguito Studio, Havana, Cuba.
Touched. Liverpool Biennial, cured by Lorenzo Fusi, Liverpool, UK.
Coca-colonized. Cured by Claire Breukel, Brot Kunsthalle, Vienna, Austria.
Serendipit. Arte 10 Biennial, Portugal.
El aguacero, la siesta, el cañaveral, el tabaco (The Downpour, the Nap, the Sugarcane Plantation, the Tobacco). Cured by Santiago Olmo, 31st Pontevedra Biennial, sixth building, Pontevedra Museum, Spain.
I Shot the Sheriff (Heroes and Villains) cured by Carlos Garaicoa.  Open Studio 4.0, Madrid, Spain.
Pieza única (Unique Piece), Government of the Principality of Asturias. Madrid, Spain.
2009  Confluences Inside. Contemporary Cuban Art II, National Hispanic Center Art Museum. Albuquerque, U.S.A.
Jamás ser (Never Being), cured by Lillebit Fadraga, Fanguito Studio, Havana, Cuba.
Estado de excepción (State of Exception) cured by Tania Bruguera and Mailyn Machado, collateral to the 10th Havana Biennial, Cuba.
5th Salon of Contemporary Art, Development Center for the Visual Arts, Havana, Cuba.
2008  El cuerpo es cuerpos. Fotografía y video cubanos (The Body is Bodies. Cuban Photography and Video), Jesús Gallardo Gallery, Guanajuato, Mexico.
Lanza Cuba (Cuba at Bat), cured by Ernesto Neto and Carlos Garaicoa, A gentil carioca, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Open Studio 2.0, Carlos Garaicoa’s Studio, Madrid, Spain.
2007 Masa crítica (Critical Mass), cured by Sandra Sosa, Development Center for the Visual Arts, Havana, Cuba.
Utopia. Servando Gallery, 23rd and 10th Streets, Vedado, Havana, Cuba.
El héroe (he Hero, Remake in Cuba), Salle Zéro, Alliance Française of Cuba.
Maniobra (Maneuver), Higher Institute of Art, Havana, Cuba.
Ni a favor ni en contra, todo lo contrario (Neither in Favor nor Against, Completely the Opposite), cured by Mailyn Machado, Faculty of Arts and Literature, Havana, Cuba.

Collections

National Museum of Fine Arts, Havana, Cuba. Susana de la Puente, Lima, Peru. Jorge Rais (Odeón Foundation), Bogotá, Colombia.
Private collections in U.S.A., Spain, Germany, France, Italy.

Exhibitions

ADN (DNA)

Collective February 2011

Artworks

The rich and the poor

Reynier Leyva Novo 2012

Untitled

Reynier Leyva Novo 2012

Untitled

Reynier Leyva Novo 2012

National Sport

Reynier Leyva Novo 2010