Yoan Capote

Pinar del Rio, Cuba, 1977

Education and Professional Experience

2001/2003 Professor, Higher Institute of Art (ISA), Havana, Cuba
1996/2001 Higher Institute of Art (ISA), Havana, Cuba
1991/1995 National School of Art (ENA), Havana, Cuba
1988/1991 Provincial School of Art, Pinar del Río, Cuba

Personal Exhibitions

2010 Mental States, Jack Shainman, New York, USA
2008 Psicomorfosis, Habana Gallery, Cuba
2006 Pensamientos paralelos (Parallel Thoughts, Havana Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland
2004 Animica, George Adams Gallery, New York, USA
Between The Lines, Paul Sharpe Contemporary Art, New York, USA
Preparations: Studies for Sculpture on Paper. Andre Zarre, Gallery, New York, USA
2003 Drawings and Projects. Brownstone Foundation, Paris, France
2001 El Diseño de lo Híbrido (The Design of the Hybrid), Habana Gallery, Cuba
1999 ULM (Huéleme) (Smell Me), Carmelo González Gallery, Havana, Cuba
1998 Tracc Back Track, Gallery 23 y 12, Havana, Cuba

Collective Exhibitions and Events

L’Insoutenable légèreté de l’être, Yvon Lambert, New York, USA
2010 Portugal Arte, First Portugal Biennial
Armory Show, New York, USA
Without Mask, -JAG- Johannesburg Art Gallery, South Africa
En Otra Dimensión (In Another Dimension), Habana Gallery, Cuba
Los impolíticos (The Non-Political), PAN, Italy
Pieza Única (Unique Piece), Madrid, Spain
Polaridades Complementarias (Complementary Polarities), New Orleans Art Museum, USA
2009 Art Basel Miami, USA
Second Thessaloníki Biennale of Contemporary Art, Greece
Inside (Confluences II) The National Hispanic Cultural Center. New Mexico, USA
ARCO, Madrid. Spain
PULSE, New York, USA
Tenth Havana Biennial, Morro Castle, Cuba
HB, Pabexpo. Havana, Cuba
2008 Erótica (Eroticism), National Museum of Fine Arts, Havana, Cuba
State of Exchange, INIVA- Institute of International Visual Art, London, UK
Surrounded by Water, Boston University Art Gallery, Boston, USA
Palm Beach3 Art Fair. Miami, USA
2007 Killing Time, Exit Art, New York, USA
Cero. (Zero) White Salon of the Convent of Saint Francis of Assisi, Havana, Cuba
2006 Case Studies: Art in a Valise, Katonah Museum of Art, New York, USA
Art Forum Berlin, Germany
Show Off, Art fair, Paris, France
Pacemaker: Contemporary Cuban Art, Edward Day Gallery, Toronto, Canada
Obsessions, Edward Day Gallery, Toronto, Canada
Inner Cities, Center for the Visual Arts Luz y Oficios, Havana, Cuba
Doble Blanco (Double Blank), Villa Manuela Gallery, Havana, Cuba
In the Nature of Things, George Adams Gallery, New York, USA
2005 Body Language, George Adams Gallery, New York, USA
2004 The Art Show, Art Dealer Association of America, Art fair New York, USA
Cuba from the Inside Looking Out I, Wayne State University, Detroit, USA
Art Basel Miami, USA
FIAC, Paris, France
New Installations, Artists in Residence Cuba. Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh, USA
Benchmark, Longhouse Reserve, East Hampton, New York, USA
Just on time, Habana Gallery, Havana, Cuba
The Future Is Now, Contemporary Cuban Artists, Paul Sharpe Contemporary Art, New York, USA
2003 Eighth Havana Biennial, Fortress of La Cabaña, Havana, Cuba
Ciudad Múltiple (Multiple City), International Exhibition in Public Spaces, Panama
Sentido Común (Common Sense), Habana Gallery, Havana, Cuba
2002 International Show, Vermont Studio Center, Vermont, USA
La Huella Múltiple (The Multiple Trace), Development Center for the Visual Arts, Havana, Cuba
ARCO. Madrid, Spain
2000 Seventh Havana Biennial, DUPP Gallery Project, Havana, Cuba
Zoom. Convenio Andrés Bello Gallery. Bogotá, Colombia
Con un Pensar Abstraído (With Abstract Thoughts), DUPP Gallery Project, Havana, Cuba.
1999 Los Desvelos del Cíclope (The Sleeplessness of the Cyclops), Espacio Abierto. Havana, Cuba
Second Festival of Performance. El Pabellón del Vacío (The Pavilion of Emptiness), DUPP Gallery Project, Havana, Cuba.
Con un Pensar Abstraído (Intervención Pública) (With Abstract Thoughts, Public Intervention). DUPP Project, La Rampa, Havana, Cuba
La Época (Public Intervention) La Época Commercial Center, Havana, Cuba
1998 Second Salon of Contemporary Art, Fototeca de Cuba (Cuban Photographic Library), Havana, Cuba
Pizza Pizza, Postimposibilidad. C.D.A.V. Havana University of Fine Arts, Paris, France
Building Cultural Bridges. Cornell University, Atlantic University, William P. University. USA
Second Biennial of Sculpture. Teodoro Ramos Blanco Gallery, Havana, Cuba
First Performance Festival “Ana Mendieta”, UNEAC Gallery, Havana, Cuba
1997 Antes de la Lluvia (Before the Rain), ISA Gallery, collateral to the Sixth Havana Biennial, Cuba
1995 El Molino Rojo (The Red Mill), House of the Young Creator, Havana, Cuba
1994 ENA Una Vez (Once), ENA Gallery, collateral to the Fifth Havana Biennial, Cuba.

Awards and Residencies

2006 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship, New York, USA
2005 Pollock-Krasner Foundation Award, New York, USA
2004 Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, invited artist, Omaha, Nebraska, USA
Mattress Factory Residence (New Installations, Artists in Residence Cuba), Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. USA
Cuban Artists Fund, grant and fellowship, New York, USA
2003 Residency Brownstone Foundation, Paris, France
2002 Fellowship VERMONT STUDIO CENTER, Vermont, USA
Residency, American Friends Ludwig Foundation of Cuba, New York, USA
2000 UNESCO Prize, shared (DUPP Gallery Project), Seventh Havana Biennial, Cuba
Prize of Curatorial Work, National Council of Visual Arts (DUPP Gallery Project), Havana, Cuba
1998 Teodoro Ramos Blanco Creation Grant, Ludwig Foundation of Cuba. Havana, Cuba
First Prize, Second Biennial of Sculpture, Teodoro Ramos Blanco Gallery, Havana, Cuba

Exhibitions in Villa Manuela

Double Blank

Collective March 2006

Artworks (2)

After Brancusi

Yoan Capote 2004


Yoan Capote 2004