ARTISTIC EDUCATION
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 

ARTIST IN RESIDENCE
2000-2002
De Ateliers, Amsterdam. Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science. The Netherlands
2005-2006
International Studio and Curatorial Program ( ISCP ), New York, USA
1999-2000
Graphicstudio, University South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA
Djerassi Resident Artist Programm, Woodside, San Francisco, California, USA

FELLOWSHIPS | 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
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

SELECTED GROUP SHOWS
2019
ARTBO, International Art Fair, Acacia Gallery, Bogota, Colombia
AKA, Art & design fair, 193 Gallery, Paris, France
CUBA “Pa Donde Vamos? ”, 193 Gallery, Paris, France
A Gaze through the Cintas Fellowship Program: A Selection of Works from the Cintas Foundation and the Art Museum of the Americas Collection (AMA), Washington DC, USA
HB Arte Cubano Contemporáneo, 13th Havana Biennial, Gran Teatro de La Habana, Habana , Cuba
ARCO. International Contemporary Art Fair, Acacia Gallery, Section “Dialogos”, Curated by Catalina Lozano and Agustin Perez Rubio, Madrid, Spain
Lineas (Dis) Continuas, Curated by Chrislie Perez Perez, Galeria Habana, Cuba
2018
ARTBO, International Art Fair. Acacia Gallery. Bogota, Colombia
La Noche Boca Arriba, Galeria Acacia, Habana, Cuba
2017
Pinta Art Fair – Miami 2017. Gallery Habana. Miami, USA
“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
Kunst Uit Huis: Collectie Wilploo, De Koerenbeurs- Stedelijk Museum Schiedam, The Netherlands
(In) Mobiliario, Gallery Habana, Curated by Diana Cuellar Ledesma. Cuba
“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, USA
HB Arte Cubano Contemporáneo, Pabexpo, 12th Havana Biennial, Havana, Cuba
2014
“Almacen 2,5”, Galeria Habana, Habana, Cuba
2013
“For which it Stands”, The Lodge Gallery, New York, USA
“Pulse Art Fair”, Galeria Habana Booth, New York, USA
2012
VIP Art Fair, Luis Adelantado Gallery, New York USA
The Affordable Art Fair, Art Start Online Gallery, New York USA
SHUTTER: Photography and Film from the CINTAS Foundation Fellows Collection, Miami Dade College’s Iconic Freedom Tower, Miami, FL USA
“HB”, 11th Havana Biennial, Pabexpo. Habana, Cuba
“The Cuban Art Collection”, ArtStar Online Gallery, Curated by Liz Edimitt and Claudia Miyar, USA
“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, USA
“Arte Americas”, L-M-N-T Gallery. Convention Center, Miami “Human Studies”, L-M-N-T Gallery, Miami.USA.
2010
“The No Place”, BRIC Arts Media Brooklyn, New York, Rotunda Gallery Curated by Elizabeth Ferrer. USA.
2009
10th Havana Biennial, “Integration and Resistance in the Global Age”, Havana.Cuba.
The Edge of Intent, Museum of Contemporary Photography, MoCP, Chicago, USA.
“LatinoLatino” Arte Contemporanea Latinoamericano. 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. Italy.
Pulse Miami, Black and white Art Gallery, New York.USA.
2008
“Sand” Memory, Meaning and Metaphor, The Parrish Art Museum, The Hamptons, USA
Paradiso Terrestre-Bonelli Lab, Canneto sull’Oglio, Mantova, Italy
“Via Simbolica”, St. Mary’s College, Maryland, Curated by Sarah Tanguy, USA
 Bonelli Arte Contemporanea Gallery, Mantova, Italy
“De-Construct” Hof & Huyser Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
“Itinerarios”, Marcelino Botin Foundation, Santander, Spain
Arte Fiera Art Fair, Bologna, Gallery Bonelli Arte contemporanea, Italy
Art Rotterdam, Rotterdam Hof & Huyser Gallery, The Netherlands
MIART 2008, Milan, Italy, Gallery Bonelli Arte Contemporanea
Chicago Art Fair, Black and white Art Gallery, Chicago, USA
Art Miami, Black & White Art Gallery, Miami, USA
MACO Art Fair, Luis Adelantado Gallery, Mexico
2007
IKF Latin American Art Auction 2007, Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, USA
“Infinite Island: Contemporary Caribbean Art”, Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York, USA
El Barrio Museum, X-Files Biennial, New York, USA
Poetry of the Commonplace-The Museum of Fine Arts, St Petersburg, Florida, USA
2006
IKF Latin American Art Auction 2006. Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, USA
West Palm Beach Art Fair, Remy Toledo Gallery, Palm Beach, Florida.USA.
Paris Photo 2006, Luis Adelantado Gallery, Paris, France.
The Sanctuary and the Scrum, Curated by David Hunt, Black & White Gallery, NY.USA.
Grand Oppening, “ Presente Perfecto” Volitant Gallery, Austin, Texas.USA.
2005
“Territorial Strokes” Remy Toledo Gallery, New York.USA.
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, USA
May Open Studios at the International Studio and Curatorial Program ( ISCP ), New York, USA
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, Forida, USA
“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
2019
“The Triumph of Labor Series”, Open Studio Liset Castillo at New Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Duo-Show Liset Castillo-Inti Hernandez, 13th Havana Biennial, Studio 90, Habana, Cuba 
2018
“Introduction”, Studio 90, Liset Castillo, Noel Leon, Inti Hernandez, Havana, Cuba
2010
“Human Studies” L-M-N-T Gallery, Miami, USA
2008
Liset Castillo – Inti Hernandez, Bonelli Arte Contemporanea, Mantova, Italy
2007
“Pain is Universal but so is Hope”, Black & White Gallery, New York, USA
“ELOI: Stumbling Towards Paradise” UCR California Museum of Photography, Riverside, USA
Liset Castillo: Associazione Contemporaneamente, Milano, Italy
2006
“Western Civilization”, Luis Adelantado Gallery, Miami, USA
2004
“Departure Point”, Galerie Refugium, Berlin, Germany, USA
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 

PRINCIPAL COLLECTIONS
Private Collection of Susie and Mitchel Rice, Tampa, Florida, USA
Collection Chocolate Cortes, San Juan, Puerto Rico
The Progressive Art Collection, USA
The Museum of Contemporary Photography, MoCP, Chicago, USA
Marcelino Botin Foundation Collection, Spain
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)”, Colección Chocolate Cortes Arte Contemporáneo 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
– 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
– UPDATE 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
– L’ Arte E IL Torchio 2005, Art and the Printing Press, Cremona, Italy
– 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”
– 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

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