ARTISTIC EDUCATION

2000-2002 de Ateliers, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

1993-1998 Higher Institute of Art, (ISA) Havana, Cuba

1989-1993 Professional Art School, Camaguey, Cuba

1986-1989 Vocational Art School, Luis Casas Romero, Camaguey, Cuba

 

SELECTED GROUP SHOWS

2017

“Between the Real and the Imagined”. Coral Gables Museum-Miami. Curated by Elizabeth Cerejido

Contemporary Cuban Art Auction/ Art Cubain Contemporain. Cornette de Saint-Cyr-Paris-France

2016

(In) Mobiliario, Galeria Habana ,Cuba. Curated by Diana Cuellar Ledesma

“Kuba Libre ”, Cuban Contemporary Positions since Peter Ludwig at Ludwig Museum in Koblenz, Germany

2015

Corporalidades y Cronica(o), Fundación Casa Cortes, Viejo San Juan, Puerto Rico, Curated by Carla Acevedo-Yates

Pulse Art Fair, Black and White Art Gallery, New York, US

Pabexpo. Collateral Exhibition 12th Havana Biennial, Havana, Cuba

Kunst Uit Huis: Collectie Wilploo. De Koerenbeurs- Stedelijk Museum Schiedam, The Netherlands

2014

“Almacen 2,5”, Galeria Habana, Habana, Cuba

2013

“For which it Stands”, The Lodge Gallery, New York

“Pulse Art Fair”, Galeria Habana Booth, New York

2012

VIP Art Fair, Luis Adelantado Gallery, New York, 2012

The Affordable Art Fair, ArtStart Online Gallery, New York, 2012

SHUTTER:Photography and film from the CINTAS Foundation Fellows Collection, Miami Dade College’s Iconic Freedom Tower, Miami, FL

“HB”, 11th Havana Biennial, Pabexpo, Cuba

“The Cuban Art Collection”, ArtStar Online Gallery, Curated by Liz Edimitt and Claudia Miyar

2011

“About the Right of Being Different: The Art of Diversity and Inclusion at Progressive Art Collection” .Maltz Museum of  Jewish Heritage. Beachwood, Ohio, USA

Storyboard-Bonelli Arte Contemporanea,Mantova-Italy

“The Latinomerican Evolution”, L-M-N-T Gallery,  Miami

“Arte Americas”, L-M-N-T Gallery. Convention Center, Miami

“Human Studies”, L-M-N-T Gallery, Miami

 2010

“The No Place”, BRIC Arts Media Brooklyn, New York, Rotunda Gallery   Curated  by Elizabeth Ferrer

2009

10th Havana Biennial, “Integration and Resistance in the Global Age”, Havana

The Edge of Intent, Museum of Contemporary Photography, MoCP, Chicago,USA

“LatinoLatino” Arte Contemporanea Latino Americano, Trip, Napoli, Lamarque Museum, Pallazo della Vicaria, San Francesco in Trapani. Italy. Curated by Raffaella Guidobono

Las Americas Latinas-Las Fatigas del Querer-Spazio Oberdan-Milan

Pulse Miami, Black and white Art Gallery, New York

2008

“Sand” Memory, Meaning and Metaphor, The Parrish Art Museum, The Hamptons

Paradiso Terrestre-Bonelli Lab, Canneto sull’Oglio, Mantova

“Via Simbolica ” , St. Mary’s College, Maryland. Curated by Sarah Tanguy. Bonelli Arte Contemporanea Gallery, Mantova

“De-Construct” Hof & Huyser Gallery, Amsterdam

“Itinerarios ” Marcelino Botin Foundation, Santander, Spain

Arte Fiera Art Fair- Bologna. Gallery Bonelli Arte contemporanea

Art Rotterdam 2008, Rotterdam. Hof & Huyser Gallery, The Netherlands

MIART 2008, Milan, Italy. Gallery Bonelli Arte Contemporanea

Chicago Art Fair 2008, Black and white Art Gallery, Chicago, USA

Art Miami 2008, Black & White Art Gallery, Miami, USA

MACO  Art Fair 2008 , Luis Adelantado Gallery, Mexico

2007

IKF Latin American Art Auction 2007. Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, USA

“ELOI: Stumbling Towards Paradise” California Museum of Photography, UCR, CA

“Infinite Island: Contemporary Caribbean Art”, Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York

El Barrio Museum  X-Files Biennial, New York

Poetry of the Commonplace-The Museum of Fine Arts, St Petersburg, FL

 2006

IKF Latin American Art Auction 2006. Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, USA

West Palm Beach Art Fair, Remy Toledo Gallery, Palm Beach, Florida

Paris Photo 2006, Paris, France

The Sanctuary and the Scrum, Curated by David Hunt, Black & White Gallery, NY

Grand Oppening, “Presente Perfecto” Volitant Gallery, Austin, Texas

2005

“Territorial Strokes” Remy Toledo Gallery, New York

Black & White Gallery, New York, USA

Latinoamerican Artists at Graphicstudio, Prints and Multiples,Tampa Bay Art Festival, Tampa, USA

Omni Art Miami III, Miami, Florida

May Open Studios at the International Studio and Curatorial Program ( ISCP ), New York

L’Arte Il Torchio 2005. Art and the Printing Press.Cremona, Italy

Scope Art Fair. The Hamptons, Black & White Art Gallery, New York

2004

“Landings” 1st Edition, Conkal Arte Contemporaneo/ CAC. Ex Convent of Conkal, Conkal, Yucatan, Mexico

Poskort fra Cuba. Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, Oslo, Norway

2003

8th Havana Biennial, Art and Life, Militar Park, La  Cabaña, Havana, Cuba

Print it! Printmaking Tecniques and Artistic Solutions-Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland, FL

“Lost Territories”, Schröder Galerie, Den Haag, The Netherlands

“Havana Voorbij de Cliches”, Pictura, Dordrecht, The Netherlands

2002

Introducing the Contemporary Collection: The Artist as Guide, Mackey Gallery

Museum of Fine Arts, St Petersburg, Florida, USA

 2000

From the Negative. Part Arts Gallery,  Minneapolis, USA

From the Negative. Museum of North Dakota, North Dakota, USA

 

SELECTED SOLO SHOWS

2017

“Home” . Studio 90/Liset Castillo, Havana, Cuba

2010

“Human Studies” L-M-N-T Gallery, Miami

2008

Liset Castillo – Inti Hernandez. Bonelli Arte Contemporanea, Mantova, Italy

2007

“Pain is Universal but so is Hope”, Black & White Gallery, New York

“ELOI: Stumbling Towards Paradise” UCR California Museum of Photography, Riverside

Liset Castillo: Associazione Contemporaneamente, Milano, Italy

2006

“Western Civilization”, Luis Adelantado Gallery, Miami

2004

“Departure Point”, Galerie Refugium, Berlin, Germany

2002

“Liquid City”, De Ateliers, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2000

Estampa es Tampa, Servando Cabrera Moreno Gallery, ( Collaborative project with Ludwig Foundation from Cuba and Graphicstudio (University South  Florida, USF, USA)

Ibrahim Miranda – Liset Castillo. Presentation at Graphicstudio (Work in Progress and Art Lecture), University South Florida (USF), Tampa, Florida, USA

1999

“Cosas del Querer”, Wifredo Lam Center for Contemporary Art, Havana, Cuba

 

FELLOWSHIPS | ARTIST IN RESIDENCE | AWARDS

2010

Production Grant, The Netherlands Foundation for the Arts, Design and  Architecture, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2009

Production Grant, The Netherlands Foundation for the Arts, Design and  Architecture, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Mondriaan Foundation, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2008

Basissubsidies, The Netherlands Foundation for the Arts, Design

The Pollock-Krasner Fellowship

2006-2007

Marcelino Botin Fellowship, Santander, Spain

2005

International Studio and Curatorial Program ( ISCP ), New York, USA

2004

The Guggenheim Fellowship, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, New  York, USA

2003

Mondriaan Stichting, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Cintas Fellowship, Institute of International Education, New York

2000

De Ateliers, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Graphicstudio, University South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA

1999

Djerassi Resident Artist Programm, Woodside, San Francisco, California, USA

 

PRINCIPAL COLLECTIONS

The Progressive Art Collection, USA

The Museum of Contemporary Photography, MoCP, Chicago, USA

Marcelino Botin Foundation Collection.

West Collection, Philadelfia,USA.

Lippes Collection, USA.

Frost Art Museum at Miami International University, ( Cintas Collection), Miami, Florida, USA

FMO Bank Kunst Collectie , Den Haag, The Netherlands

Polk Museum of Art. ( Permanent Collection). Lakeland, Florida, USA

Allen & Overy Collection, Apollo House, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Museum of Fine Arts, St Petersburg, Florida, USA

Djerassi Foundation, Woodside, Ca, USA

National Gallery of Art, Washington DC, USA

Graphicstudio Collection, University South Florida, Tampa, USA

 

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

-Catalogue: “Kuba Libre”, Cuban Contemporary Positions since Peter Ludwig , 2016

-Art on Cuba Magazine , December 2015-January 2016 issue # 09. La Ilusoria Fragilidad del Pais Sentimental. By Wendy Guerra. Pages 26,27,28,29,30,92; 2016.

-Catalogue: “ Corporalidades-Cronica(o) . Coleccion Chocolate Cortes Arte Contemporaneo del Caribe y America Latina; 2015

-African Diaspora in the Cultures of latin America, The Caribbean and the United States. Edited by Persephone braham. Article by Colette Gaiter; 2014

-Catalogue “HB”, 11th Havana Biennial, Pabexpo, Cuba

-Miami Art Guide, feb 9, 2011. Liset Castillo “Human Studies” by Matt Balmaseda; 2011

-Art Districts. December 2010_January 2011. In His Element… By Bianca Decker, pages 34,35

-Arte Al Dia Internacional, by Julia Hertzberg on the 10th Havana Biennial; 2009

-The New York Times, Friday, July 11, 2008
 Sand at The Parrish Art Museum by Libby. July 15; 2008

-Catalogue: Sand: Memory Meaning and Metaphor. The Parrish Art Museum

-Via Simbolica Catalogue by Sarah Tanguy; 2008

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Catalogue “Integration and Resistance in the Global Age”, 10th Havana Biennial; 2009

-“Infinite Island”. Catalogue, Brooklyn Museum of Art

-2007
 X-Files Biennial, Catalogue, El Barrio Museum, New York

-2007 
Interior Design Aug 2007.Edited By Meghan Edwards

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Art Nexus, December 2007. Liset Castillo by Mary Schneider Enriquez. Pages 175,176

-The New York Times. Friday, September 21, 2007. Page E27. By Benjamin Genocchio

-Art News, November 2007. By Lamar Clarkson. Reviews, New York

-Art News, December 2006.National Reviews. Liset Castillo at Luis Adelantado Gallery, Miami. By Elisa Turner

-Arte al Dia. Review By Amalia Caputo. November 2006

-Art News, December 2005, Critic’s Pick, by Rachel Somerstein

-The New York Art World, December 2005, By Mary Hrbacek

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L’ Arte E IL Torchio 2005. Art and the Printing Press, Cremona, Italy

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Catalogo: Landings, 2004. By Conkal Arte Contemporaneo/CAC. Curator: Joan Duran and texts of Eugenia Montalvan

-Art Nexus, March 2004. 8va Bienal de la Habana

-Art Forum, February issue, 2004. 8th Havana Biennial. By Christian Crattemeyer

-Art Papers, February issue, 2004. By Cay Sophie Rabinowitz

-The Washington Post, Sunday, November 16, 2003; page N01. In Havana, an Air of Possibility By Blake Gopnik

-Catalogo: Bienal De la Habana, 2003

-“El Arte con la Vida” By Antonio Zaya and the Center for Contemporary Art “Wïfredo Lam”

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WeeklyPlanet NEWS, September 14-20, 2000, pages 15…The Joung Cubans By Susan Edwards

-NY ARTS  Magazine, Vol.5 no.11, 2000. Ibrahim Miranda-Liset Castillo by William Jeffet

-Star Tribune, September 8, 2000, pages 23, 24. Embargo o no, 12 Cuban photographers converge on a Minneapolis gallery. By Mary Abbe

-Art Cuba: the new generation / edited and with an introduction by Holly Block; essays by Gerardo Mosquera…[et al.]; translated from the spanish by Cola Franzen and Marguerite Feitlowitz

-WeeklyPlanet NEWS August, 2002, page 12… Where I Come From By Preston Whaley Jr.
St Petersburg Times, published on July 28, 2002

-“A New Light Shines” By Lennie Bennett.
 WeeklyPlanet NEWS October 22, 2002, Best Multicultural Exibition (tie) Graphicstudio.
Two Cuban Artists: Liset Castillo and Ibrahim Miranda