Sandra Ramos

Havana, 1969

Education and Professional Experience

1988-1993- Higher Institute of Art, ISA. Havana. Cuba
1985-1988- San Alejandro Academy. Havana. Cuba
1983-1985- Elementary School of Visual Arts “20 de octubre”. Havana, Cuba.
As part of her professional work, Sandra Ramos has been a teacher of engraving at the Higher Institute of Art of Havana. She was co-curator of the six editions of the event The Multiple Trace and of other solo shows and group exhibitions.
She made the stage design for the piece: The Tower Fish Swims in the Asphalt, by the group Danza Abierta, Havana.
She has held conferences and workshops in institutions and universities: at the Faculty of Art History of the University of Havana; Casa de las Américas, Havana, Cuba; L’École des Beaux Arts, Paris; The Barbican Centre, London; the Museum of Fine Arts School, Boston; the Lowe Art Museum; Florida University, Miami; Fuchu Art Museum, Mexico, among others.

Her works have been reproduced in numerous books, catalogs and magazines.

Personal Exhibitions

2009 The Ruins of Utopia. Villa Manuela Gallery. Havana, Cuba.
2008 Inner Sea. Fragments by Sandra Ramos. Matanzas Art Gallery. Matanzas, Cuba.
2007 Sandra Ramos-Aimée García. The Fraser Gallery. Washington, USA. Sandra Ramos Erica Kaminishi Exhibition. Promo Arte Gallery. Tokyo, Japan.
Sandra Ramos-Carlos Estévez. Promo Arte Gallery. Tokyo, Japan.
2006 Escape. Galería C5 Collection. Santiago de Compostela, Spain.
From Twilight to Dawn. Promo Arte Gallery. Tokyo, Japan.
Fast-Forward II- Sandra Ramos. ICAIC Cinematographic Cultural Center. Havana, Cuba.
Sandra Ramos Island Creature. La Barbera. Contemporary Art Space. La Vila Joiosa. Alicante, Spain.
2004 Dark Lessons. Habana Gallery. Havana, Cuba. Sea of Sorrows. The Fraser Gallery. Washington, USA.
Elsa Mora y Sandra Ramos. PanAmerican Art Gallery. Dallas, Texas.
2003 Shipwrecks II. 23 and 12 St. Gallery. Eighth Havana Biennial, Cuba.
Shipwrecks. Sandra Ramos Paintings and Installations. Citizen Gallery. Fuchu Art Museum. Tokyo, Japan.
Insomnia Premonitions. Promo-Arte Gallery. Tokyo, Japan.
Engravings by Alicia Candiani and Sandra Ramos. Contemporary Hall.Casa de las Américas.  Havana, Cuba.
The Fish’s Will. Casas Reignier Gallery. Miami, USA.
Promises. Installations and Videos by Sandra Ramos. Casa de las Américas. Havana, Cuba.

Collective Exhibitions and Events

2008 Monumental Proportions. A selection of monumental works from the Arizona State University Art Museum.
Common Waters: From Havana to Norfolk. Mayer Fine Art, Norfolk, Virginia. Curatorial work by F. Lennox Campello.
Cartographies of an Island Overseas/ Art and the Sea. National Museum of Fine Arts. Havana, Cuba.
Pure Art. Casa América. Madrid, Spain.
Art of the Caribbean Islands. del Caribe Insular. Museum of Aquitaine. Bordeaux, France.
Works from the Goldberg Collection at the Nassau County Museum of Art in Roslyn, NY that opened June 11, 2008 – August 2008 at Museo del Banco de la República. Bogota, Colombia.
¡Cuba! Art and History from 1868 to Today.  The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts. Canada. January 31 to June 8, 2008.
Tropics: A Contemporary View of Brazil, Cuba and Haiti. Curator: Carine Fabius. Municipal Art Gallery. Barnsdall Art Park Exhibitions. Hollywood Blvd. Los Angeles, USA.
Surrounded by Water. Expressions of Freedom and Isolation in Contemporary Cuban Art. Boston University Art Gallery. February 8 April 6, 2008
2007 Homing Devices. Contemporary Art Museum (CAM). Universidad del Sur de la Florida (USF), Tampa.
Through the Mirror: Cuban Art Today. Galería Allegro. Panama.
Cuba Avant Garde, Contemporary Art from the Farber Collection. Ringling Museum, Tampa, Florida. / HARN Museum of Art. University of Florida. Gainsville, Florida.
Art Fair. LISTE Cologne. Stand C5 Gallery Collection. Germany.
International Biennial of Engraving and Printing. Cáceres. Spain.
Expresiones-Expressions. Caribbean and Latin-American Art from The Benjamin Ortiz collection. Lyman Allyn Museum. New London. Connecticut, USA.
2006 Unbroken Ties: Dialogues in Cuban Art. MOLAA.  Museum of Latin American Art. Long Beach, Florida.
Stark Naked Life. Exhibition in tribute to Antonia Eiriz. Servando Gallery. Havana, Cuba.
Habana Factory. A Chocolate Shop, a Space for Contemporary Art.Santiago de Compostela,Spain.
Currency: Art as Money, Money as Art. Illustrated catalog. The Mary Brogan Museum of Art and Science. Tallahassee, Florida.
International Kids Fund. Jackson Memorial Foundation.Latin American Art Auction 2006. Miami Art Central. MAC. Miami, USA.
The Multiple Trace. Convent of St. Francis of Assisi. Collateral to the Ninth Havana Biennial. Havana, Cuba.
Art y Resau(x). Galería d´Art r 3. University of Quebec in Trois-Riviéres. Quebec, Canada.
2005 Fluent Desires. Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary.TBA21.Vienna, Austria.
Cuban Prints.Sidney Mishkin Gallery. Baruch College. NY. President´s Gallery. Massachusetts College of Art. Boston. Fine Arts Work Center. Provincetown. Massachusetts, USA.
Arte Americas. Miami Art Fair. Nina Menocal Gallery. Coconut Grove Convention Center.
Creative Graphics 05 11th International Print Triennial. 30 Years Anniversary. Exhibition After all These Years. Jyväskylä Art Museum.
International Kids Fund. Jackson Memorial Foundation.Latin American Art Auction 2005. Miami Art Central. MAC. Miami, Florida.
One Hundred Years of Solitude: Chronicles of (Un-)Homely Labyrinths. The Sam Francis Gallery Crossroads School. Santa Monica Cuban Connections. Center for Maine Contemporary Art.
My Body My Country : Cuban Art Today. Art Museum of the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia.
2004 New Installations, Artist in residence: Cuba. Mattress Factory. Pittsburg.
Art Basel Miami Beach. Nina Menocal Gallery. Miami.
Polygraphic Triennial of San Juan: Latin America and the Caribbean. San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Ahora es el futuro/ The future is now. Contemporary Cuban Artist- Part Two. The Durst Organization- Show Walls. NY.
Young Contemporary Artist from Cuba. St. John’s University Chung-Cheng Art Gallery. NY.
ARCO. International Fair of Contemporary Art. Habana Gallery.Spain.
Cuban Art from the Permanent Collection. Arizona State University Museum. Phoenix.
The Impact of War. Art.com online exhibition:. curatorial work by NY Times, curator D. Dominick Lombardi.
Passaporto. Hotel Le Meridien Lingotto. Art Tech in Turin. Turin, Italy.

Awards and Residencies

2004 Residence-Martes Factory. Pittsburg.
2003 Residence-Open Study. Fuchu Art Museum. Tokyo, Japan.
Residence. Byrd Hoffman. Water Mill Foundation. New York, USA.
2002 Residence. Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown. MA.USA.
1999 Scholarship Barbican Center. London, England.
1998 Beca Civitella Ranieri Foundation. Italy.
1997 Distinction For National Culture. Cuba.
1993 Grand Prix, National Salon of Engraving. Cuba.
Prize The Young Print. Casa de las Américas. Havana, Cuba.

Collections

Arizona State University Museum. USA
Canvas Art World. Amsterdam, Holland.
Casa de las Américas. Havana, Cuba.
Civitella Ranieri Foundation, Italy.
Fuchu Art Museum. Tokyo,Japan.
Fort Lauderdale Museum of Art. USA.
Fuji Country Ltd. Tokyo, Japan.
Grafik Museum Stiftung Scharainer. Bad Steben. Germany.
Lehigh University Museum. Philadelphia, USA.
Ludwig Forum fur Kunst. Aachen. Germany.
Marco Noire Contemporary Art. Italy.
MFA. The Museum of Fine Arts. Boston. USA.
MOMA. The Museum of Modern Art. New York, USA.
MOLAA. Museum of Latin American Art. Long Beach. Florida, USA.
National Museum of Fine Arts. Havana, Cuba.
National Royal Museum of Art. Ontario. Canada.
Press Kit LTD. Tokyo, Japan.
The Benjamin Ortiz Latin American Art Collection.
The Farber Cuban Avant-Garde Collection.University of Virginia Art Museum Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary.TBA21.Vienna, Austria.

Exhibitions

The ruins of utopia

Sandra Ramos February 2009

Artworks

The dream of reason (details)

Sandra Ramos 2009

The dream of reason (details)

Sandra Ramos 2009

Parallel roads (detail)

Sandra Ramos 2009

Transitory Identities

Sandra Ramos 2013

Transitory Identities

Sandra Ramos 2013

Money tree Digital

Sandra Ramos 2014

Untitled

Sandra Ramos 2013

Ofelia Digital

Sandra Ramos 2014

Untitled

Sandra Ramos 2013

Ukiyo E

Sandra Ramos 2014

I know something...

Sandra Ramos 2013

Fear to infinity. 1993

Sandra Ramos

Utopia

Sandra Ramos

Rabo de nube (Tornado)

Sandra Ramos 2009