Nelson Dominguez (Cuba, 1947)
‘Lagartos’, N/A
silkscreen on paper
19.7 x 27.6 in. (50 x 70 cm.)
Edition of 99
ID: DOM1267-002-099
Hand-signed by author in pencil

$ 600

1 in stock

Biography. Nelson DOMÍNGUEZ. 
Born: 1947, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba.
Studies: 1970 National School of Art, Cuba.
Experience: 1970 – 1985 Professor National School of Art, Cuba. He has been Professor of Painting and Engraving and Head of the Painting Department of the Higher Institute of Art (ISA). Member of the Union of Writers of Cuba and the International Association of Plastic Artists.
Awards: Among the awards and recognitions that the Cuban artist received: Order for the National Culture, Cuba; Order Alejo Carpentier, Cuba; Diploma and Order of Honor from the Fuji Museum, Japan. In 1972, he received the National Prize at the International Painting Festival in Cagnes-sur-mer, France; 1976 Grand Prize, International Biennial of Wood Engraving, Banska Bystrika, Czechoslovakia and Painting Prize, Triennial of Committed Realist Art, Sofia, Bulgaria; Honor Prize, Graphic Biennial, India, as well as at the Jaime Guasch Biennial in Barcelona, Spain.
Exhibitions In summary, exhibitions of personalities. In 1983 he made the exhibition “”Retrospective (10 years of professional work)”” at the National Museum of the Palace of Fine Arts of Cuba, in 1984 at the Francoise Tournie Gallery in Paris; in 1985 he did it in the National Welfare Organization of Athens, Greece and in 1986 in the Gallery del l ‘Incisione in Venice, Italy. During the eighties and nineties his work was shown in Brazil, Italy, Puerto Rico, Japan, Mexico, Spain, the United States, Cuba and Mexico. In 2001, an individual exhibition was held at the Hotel Trip Cayo Coco in Cuba.
Collections: Many of his works are exhibited in the Los Oficios Studio Gallery, Old Havana, Cuba and in the collections of the National Museum of Fine Arts of Cuba, Merugo Museum of Japan; Herbeat F. Johnson Museum of Art of the United States; The Presidential House, Los Pinos, of Mexico; Alejo Carpentier Foundation and José Martí Memorial Collection, Havana, Cuba; Collection Imperial Palace of Japan; Center for Cuban Studies in New York; Julio Cortázar Latin American Museum, Managua, Nicaragua, among others.