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Belkis Ayón Manso

Belkis Ayón.
Havana, Cuba, January 23, 1967-septiembre 11, 1999



STUDIES



1979-1982 Elementary School of Plastic Arts, 20 of October, Havana, CUBA.
1982-1986 Provincial School of Plastic Arts San Alejandro, Havana, CUBA.
1986-1991 Superior Institute of Art (ISA), Havana, CUBA.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITY



1991 member. Experimental Workshop of Graphics (TEG), Havana, CUBA.
1992 jury. 6to. Salón de Premiados, National Museum of Fine Arts, Havana, CUBA.
1992 member. Union of Writers and Artists from Cuba (UNEAC), Havana, CUBA.
1993-1999 teacher of engraving. National School of Plastic Arts San Alejandro, Superior Institute of Art (ISA), Havana, CUBA.
1994 healer. Homage. Association of Engravers from Cuba (1949-1968). L Gallery, Havana, CUBA.
1995 teacher. Colography shop. Elementary School of Plastic Arts, Cienfuegos, CUBA.
1995 teacher. Colography shop Another form of multiplying images. I Reward The Youth it Stamps, House of the America, Havana, CUBA.
1996 teacher. Optional shop of chalcography. International living room of Schools of Art Académica'96. National School of Plastic Arts San Alejandro", Havana, CUBA.
1996/1999 Co-healer [next to Sandra Ramos and Muddy Abel]. The Multiple Print. It shows Collective of Engraving Cuban Contemporary, Havana, CUBA.
1998 vice-president. Association of Plastic Artists, Union of Writers and Artists from Cuba (UNEAC), CUBA.

PERSONAL EXHIBITIONS



1988
Proposal to the 20 years [Belkis Ayón/Isary Paulet] [December 23 -?]. Servando Cabrera Moreno Gallery, Havana, CUBA.
1990
Sikán Kien [June 30 -?]. Leopoldo Romañach Gallery, Caibarién, Villa Clara, CUBA.
Sikán Kien [I wither]. Third Congress Gallery, Ranchuelo, Villa Clara, CUBA. 1991
Do I remember Sacred [June 22 -?]. Center of Art, Alamar, Havana / [June]. Center of Art, Guantánamo, CUBA.
1992
Art Cubain Contemporain [Mai 1-27]. it Centers d'Exposition of The Gare L'Annonciation, Québec, NARROW CANYON.
Exhibition of Engravings [May 7 -?]. SAW Gallery, Ottawa, NARROW CANYON.
1993
Evidences of Vindication. Belkis Ayón/Isary Paulet/Ibrahim Miranda [October-November]. Center of Art 23 and 12, Havana, CUBA.
I always return. Engravings of Belkis Ayón [November 30-diciembre 31]. I Center Provincial of plastic arts and Design, Havana, CUBA.
1994
I always Return [Maggio 17-Giugno 11]. Colorenero Gallery, Kite, ITALY.
Belkis Ayón and Santiago Rodríguez Olazábal [Dicembre 8/1994-Gennaio 6/1995]. Cheiros Gallery, Pallazo Colonnese Valeri, Vicenza, ITALY.
1995
Belkis Ayón. Unterstütze mich, halte mich hoch, im Schmerz [November 3-19]. Pfarrkirche St.Barbara, Breining, GERMANY.
1996
Belkis Ayón. Unterstütze mich, halte mich hoch, im Schmerz [January]. Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen, GERMANY.
Belkis Ayón [Avril 19 -?]. The Bourbon-Lally Gallery, Pétionville, HAITI.
Two Contemporary Cuban Artists: Belkis Ayón and Nelson Domínguez [April 21-August 2]. Hofstra Museum, Rochelle and Irwin A. Lowenfeld Conference and Exhibition Hall, N.Y., U.S.A.
1997
Angel Ramírez + Belkis Ayón. The New Wave of Cuban Art - I [March 31-abril 26]. Gallery GAN, Tokyo, JAPAN.
Grand Pas of Trois. Norberto Marrero, Belkis Ayón, Juan Carlos Menéndez [May 3-31]. Zulueta and Refuge, Havana, CUBA.
1998
Desasosiego/Restlessness. Belkis Ayón [March 6-April 11]. Couturier Gallery, Los Angeles, CA., U.S.A.
Bernardo Márques/Belkis Ayón [I wither 27-diciembre 5]. Havana Gallery, Zürich, SWISS.
Belkis Ayón/Elsa Moorish. Recent Work [October 16-October 31]. Phyllis Kind Gallery, N.Y., U.S.A.
Belkis Ayón + Angel Ramírez. The New Wave of Cuban Art -II [November 6-December 20]. Gallery GAN, Tokyo, JAPAN
1999
Rites. Photographies of René Peña/Collographies of Belkis Ayón [Mai 14 -?]. Bourbon-Lally Gallery, Pétionville, HAITI
Women [August-November]. Havana Gallery, Zürich, SWISS.
2000
I always Return. Colographies of Belkis Ayón. Exhibition homage. VII Biennial of Havana [November 15-diciembre 18]. Habana Gallery, Havana, CUBA *
2001
Images from the silence. Colographies and wombs of Belkis Ayón [July 18 -]. National Museum of Fine Arts, Havana, CUBA
For a return. Colographies of Belkis Ayón [November]. I Center Provincial of Plastic Arts and Design, Santiago Cuba, CUBA.
2002
Belkis Ayón. The Multiple Print 2002 (it shows personal) [April 19-mayo 19]. The Large House Gallery, Havana, CUBA.
2003
Belkis Ayón. Early Work [April 4-19] .Patricia Gilds you Graduate GALLERY. Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, U.S.A
Resurrection. Belkis Ayón (1967-1999). Collographs from Cuba [October 11-January, 4, 2004] .Arthur Ross Gallery. University of Pennsylvania and Brandywine Workshop, Philadelfia, U.S.A.





PRIZES AND DISTINCTIONS



1987
Prize. Salón de la Ciudad'87/Mención. I Find of Grabado'87, National Museum of Fine Arts, Havana, CUBA.
Premio/Mención/Diploma. I Festival of the Creation and the Artistic Investigation, Superior Institute of Art (ISA), Havana, CUBA.
1989
Mention in Engraving. 3er Salón de Premiados, National Museum of Fine Arts, Havana, CUBA.
Mention. I Salón Juan Francisco Elso Padilla, Gallery The Burrow, Havana, CUBA.
1990
Prize. Salón de Paisaje'90, Center of Art, Guantánamo, CUBA.
1993
Mention. I reward The Youth it Stamps, Haydée Santamaría Gallery, House of the America, Havana, CUBA.
First Prize. 1e. Internationale Grafiek Biennale, Maastricht, HOLLAND.
Prize. Encounter of Grabado'93, Centers Provincial of Plastic Arts and Design, Havana, CUBA.
1996
Distinction for the National Culture, Council of State, Republic of Cuba
1997
Prize. Biennial of San Juan of the Latin American Engraving and of the Caribbean, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
1999
Artist in Residencia/conferencista/instructora. Brandywine Workshop, Philadelphia, PA. /The Tyler School of Art, Temper University Printmaking Department/The University of the Art Printmaking Department, Borosky Center/Benson Hall Gallery, Intaglio Studio, Benson Hall, RISD Printmaking Department and RISD Museum, R.I., U.S.A.

MAIN COLLECTIONS


House of the America, Havana, CUBA.
Center of Contemporary Art Wifredo Lam, Havana, CUBA.
To GIVE YOU Collection, Zürich, SWISS.
Dr.h.c. Wolfgang Schreiner, Bad Steben, GERMANY.
The Fort Lauderdale Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, FL., U.S.A.
Galerie Kho Kho René Corail, Fort of France, Martinique, FRANCE.
LUAG. Lehigh University Art Galleries, Bethlehem, PA., U.S.A.
Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen, GERMANY. State Russian Museum in the St Petersburg.
Museum of Contemporary Art Sofía Imbert, Caracas, VENEZUELA.
Museum José Lezama Lima, Havana, CUBA.
National Museum of Fine Arts, Havana, CUBA.
The Museum of Contemporary Art. MOCA, Los Angeles, CA., U.S.A.
The Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, CA, U.S.A.
The Museum of Modern Art, N.Y., U.S.A.
The Norton Family Foundation, Santa Mónica, CA., U.S.A.
Alex Rosenberg Dies Art. N.Y. U.S.A.
Reekum Museum, Apeldoorn, HOLLAND go.
Princenton University Museum, Princenton, NJ, U.S.A.