Hilda Vidal Valdés

Undefined Person Image

Havana, 1941

Education and Professional Experience

She learned how to paint taking private classes with Manuel Vidal, painter, draftsman, art critic, poet and storyteller. In 1983 she designed and made the puppets and stage decoration for the piece Little Red Riding Hood, for the Cuban National Puppet Theater.

She is a member of the Association of Artists and Writers of Cuba and of the International Association of Visual Artists (AIAP). She has been a juror in different visual arts salons.

She has made four serigraphs at René Portocarrero Workshop of Havana.

In 2003, her tile design for the Rampa project was selected for execution (reanimation of La Rampa of Havana). In addition to painting, she draws, engraves and makes soft sculpture.

Collective Exhibitions and Events

In 2001, together with artist Rocío García, she represented Cuba in the Iberian American event of female painters “Women with Spirit”, in Panama City.

Collections

Some of her works are in private collections in Cuba, Spain, France, Italy, Germany, Sweden, Yugoslavia, Russia, Canada, United States, Mexico, Colombia, Venezuela, Nicaragua, Chile, Belgium, Panama, Argentina, Jamaica, Senegal, Nigeria and Japan.

Publications

Her works have been reproduced in the following publications: Cuba Internacional, Revolución y Cultura, Bohemia, Urbe, Albur, España Republicana, Unión. Universidad de la Habana, La Gaceta de Cuba, el Caimán Barbudo, Granma, Juventud Rebelde, Trabajadores, Tribuna de La Habana, Revista Arte Cubano, Mujeres, Decenio (Nicaragua) and ARTNEXUS (Colombia). Raysa White directed a video short film of the series “Mirarte” for the Cuban television network.

Exhibitions

The Danger of The Subconscious

Hilda Vidal Valdés August 2008

Will they suspect how many secrets there are?

Hilda Vidal Valdés June 2018

Artworks

Is life and nothing else

Hilda Vidal Valdés

Those masks halfway occupied

Hilda Vidal Valdés

They make evaporate the suns

Hilda Vidal Valdés

Motionless, glorious and forever

Hilda Vidal Valdés

Washed with sunshine

Hilda Vidal Valdés

Invisible but liberating

Hilda Vidal Valdés

Autumn a clandestine season

Hilda Vidal Valdés

An unforgetable party

Hilda Vidal Valdés

Beauty you are in grave danger

Hilda Vidal Valdés

They keep my heart yellow in gold

Hilda Vidal Valdés

Scents miraculously conserved

Hilda Vidal Valdés

The peace's architecture

Hilda Vidal Valdés

Ensnaring shadows

Hilda Vidal Valdés

Which size has the time?

Hilda Vidal Valdés

Seems to wait for the autumn

Hilda Vidal Valdés

The vague corners of the dreams

Hilda Vidal Valdés

Which hope do you consider?

Hilda Vidal Valdés

The deadweight carried by memory

Hilda Vidal Valdés 2007

The discoverer of the night

Hilda Vidal Valdés 2004

Portrait of P.P.

Hilda Vidal Valdés 2003

The darkest corner of the breeze

Hilda Vidal Valdés 2007

Mistaken figures

Hilda Vidal Valdés 2008

A white silence

Hilda Vidal Valdés 2007