William Pérez

Cienfuegos, Cuba 1965.

Education and Professional Experience

A graduate of San Alejandro National Fine Arts Academy, Havana, Cuba, and of the Rolando Escardó Elementary Plastic Arts School, Cienfuegos, Cuba. Founding member of Grupo Punto. Alternative project: Coordenada Arte-Sur, Cienfuegos, Cuba.

Personal Exhibitions

2012 Living together.  Estudio Alcázar. 11th Havana Biennial, Havana, Cuba.; 2011 Living together. Cuban Art Space. Center for Cuban Studies. New York, USA; 2010 El hombre es la medida de sus sueños (Man is the Measure of His Dreams), Provincial Art Center, Bayamo, Granma, Cuba; 2009 Coexistencia (Coexistence) (Bi-personal with Roberto Chile), José Martí Memorial (Collateral to the 10th Havana Biennial), Cuba.

Collective Exhibitions and Events

2012 Revolution not televised. Museum of the Bronx, New York; Museo del Barrio; Queens Museum, Studio Museum in Harlem, USA/ Profundamente superficiales (Profoundly Superficial),  Galería La Moderna. 11th Havana Biennial, Cuba/ Dry Cleaning.  La Lavandería. 11th Havana Biennial, Cuba / Cuba. Salt Fine Art Gallery, Laguna Beach, California, USA; 2011 Punto y seguido. Galería Villa Manuela, Havana, Cuba. / Living in Havana. Marlborough Gallery, New York, USA; 2010 Profecía (Prophesy), Galería 23 y 12. Havana, Cuba. / Sencillamente Korda (Simply Korda), José Martí Memorial, Havana, Cuba / Chopin en Cuba (Chopin in Cuba). Auditorium Amadeo Roldán,  Havana, Cuba. / Cuba pinta a Guayasamín (Cuba Paints Guayasamín), Ambato, Ecuador, 2009 SCOPE Miami ArtShow. International Contemporary Art Show, Miami, USA / Cuba pinta a Guayasamín. Capilla del hombre (Cuba Paints Guayasamín. Chapel of Humankind), Quito, Ecuador. / Cuba pinta a Guayasamín. Museo de la Fundación Guayasamín (Cuba Paints Guayasamín. Museum of the Guayasamín Foundation, Quito, Ecuador. / Alas con Puntas. Toma I y II (Wings with Points. Take I and II) Traveling exhibition (Cienfuegos, Ciego de Ávila, Las Tunas, Holguín, Bayamo, Camagüey, Santiago de Cuba and Guantánamo), Cuba. / Love. Jacobo Karpio Gallery, Costa Rica. / Trazos hacia el desarrollo (Strokes toward Development), Galería El reino de este mundo. José Martí National Library, Havana, Cuba (sponsored by the United Nations). / Mañana será demasiado tarde (Tomorrow Will Be Too Late). International Press Center. Collateral to the 10th Havana Biennial, Havana, Cuba. / Fase recuperative (Recovery Stage) House 11 and 16. Collateral to the 10th Havana Biennial, Cuba. / Pura coincidencia (Pure Coincidence), Expocuba. Collateral to the 10th Havana Biennial, Cuba. / Crisis. (Banderas) (Flags) Expocuba. Collateral to the 10th Havana Biennial, Cuba; 2008 Crónica ahora (Chronicle Now). Art Center, Cienfuegos, Cuba. Alas con puntas (Wings with Points). José Martí Memorial, Havana, Cuba.

Collections

Daniel Brewster, USA / Nordis Kunsnarcenter, In dale, Norway /Gothaer Kunstforum, Germany/ Cienfuegos Provincial Museum,  Cuba/ Marceline Garng, Switzerland / Paul Hertz, USA /Arthur Holmberg, USA /Claudio Marinelli, Italy. Private collections in countries like Belgium, Norway, England, Denmark and Spain.

Exhibitions

Tradiciones des-dibujadas

Collective May 2016

Cartography of the Soul

William Pérez December 2012

New sentence

Collective June 2011

Artworks

The artist and his workshop

William Pérez 2016

Untitled

William Pérez 2012

48 ways to love

William Pérez 2012

Untitled (detail)

William Pérez 2012

Untitled

William Pérez 2012

Man going down a staircase

William Pérez 2011

Flat World

William Pérez 2011

Writing Desk

William Pérez 2012

Everywhere

William Pérez 2012

I was only thinking of running

William Pérez 2012

The Human Being is the Measure

William Pérez 2012