ARTISTS   
  Sergio Martínez

   
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(Havana, Cuba, October 14th, 1930-December 30th, 1988)


Studies

He graduated in 1953 from San Alejandro's Arts National School, located
in Havana, Cuba.


Professional Activities

1951-1952 Sculptor. National Fine Arts Museum, Havana, Cuba.

1968-1976 ca. Professor. National Arts School (in Spanish, ENA), Havana,
Cuba.

1976 Jury of Sculpture and Ceramics. 6th Edition of the Visual Arts
National Youth Room, National Fine Arts Museum, Havana, Cuba.

1978 Jury at the 7th edition of the Visual Arts National Youth Room,
National Fine Arts Museum, Havana, Cuba.

1980 Member of the Cuban Craft Artists Association (In Spanish, the ACAA).

1984 Jury during the National Contest Plaza de la Revolución Mariana
Grajales, Guantánamo, Cuba.

Member of the Cuban Writers and Artists Association (in Spanish
UNEAC),Havana, Cuba.


Collective Exhibitions

1989

With hands of fire. Palacio del Segundo Cabo, Havana, Cuba.

1986

Shades under the light. Havana Arts Gallery, Havana, Cuba.

1983 Sculpture during the Revolution. National Fine Arts Museum, Havana,
Cuba.

1980

1st edition of Carlos Enriquez' National Salon of Sculpture and
Painting. International Arts Center, Havana, Cuba.

1978

1st Triennial of Small Sculptures. Amelia Peláez Arts Gallery, Parque
Lenin, Havana, Cuba.

International Awards' Exhibition 1976-1978. International Arts
Center,Havana, Cuba.

Visual Arts Exhibition UNEAC 1978. National Fine Arts Museum, Havana, Cuba.

1977

A collective Sculpture Exhibition. Arts Gallery at L Street, Vedado,
Havana, Cuba.

3rd International Biennial of Humor and Satire within Arts . "The world
exists because it laughs." The Humor and Satire Center, Gabrovo, Bulgaria.

1976

National Contest of Journalism "26 de Julio." XXIII
Anniversary Exhibition. National Fine Arts Museum, Havana, Cuba.

An Exhibition on Visual Arts in Cuba nowadays. La Tertulia's Modern Arts
Museum, Cali, Colombia.

IVth edition of the Visual Arts Professors' National Salon. Havana's
Arts Gallery,Havana, Cuba.

1975

An Professor's Arts Exhibition on the occasion of the of the National
Arts School's (ENA) 13th Anniversary. Havana Arts Gallery, Havana, Cuba.

1974

2nd National Exhibition of Visual Arts Professors and Instructors.
National Fine Arts Museum, Havana, Cuba.

1973

Small Sculptures. International Arts Center, Havana, Cuba.

Images of Cuba 1953-1973; past and present, transit towards a permanent
present. Casa de las Américas, Havana, Cuba.

Exhibition of Visual Arts Professors and Instructors. National Arts
School (ENA), Havana, Cuba.

Professors and Arts Instructors' National Visual Arts Exhibition.
National Fine Arts Museum, Havana, Cuba.

A small format Exhibition on Paintings and Sculptures. Arts Gallery of L
Street, Vedado, Havana, Cuba.

Latinamerican Encounter on Visual Arts. National Fine Arts Museum,
Havana, Cuba.

1972

Latinamerican Encounter on Visual Arts. Latinamerican Arts Gallery, Casa
de las Américas, Havana, Cuba.

1970

Arts Exhibition 1970. National Fine Arts Museum, Havana, Cuba.

1969

October's evening. Plaza Cadenas, at the Havana University, Havana, Cuba.

Wystawa Prac 8 Rzezbiarzy Kubanskich (Eight Cuban Sculptors), Warsaw,
Poland.

1968

Modern Arts Gallery, Room 23, opening exhibition. Havana, Cuba.

A vision on Cuban Arts. Fine Arts Museum, Havana, Cuba.

National Salon on Visual Arts (UNEAC). National Fine Arts Museum,
Havana, Cuba.

1964

National Exhibition on Painting and Sculpture 1964. A tribute to Fidelio
Ponce de León. National Fine Arts Museum, Havana, Cuba.


Awards

1968

Second Award in Sculpture. National Exhibition on Visual Arts (UNEAC),
National Fine Arts Museum, Havana, Cuba.

1973

Second Award in Sculpture. Professors and Visual Arts Instructors
Exhibition, at the National Arts School (ENA), Havana, Cuba.

First Award in Sculpture. Professors and Visual Arts Instructors
Exhibition, National Fine Arts Museum, Havana, Cuba.

1974

Third Award in Sculpture. Professors and Visual Arts Instructors 2nd
Exhibition, National Fine Arts Museum, Havana, Cuba.

1976

One Mention in Scultpture. "26 de Julio"'s Cuban Journalism Award .
XXIII Anniversary Salon. National Fine Arts Museum, Havana, Cuba.

One Mention in Sculpture. Professors and Visual Arts Instructors 4th
National Exhibition, Havana Arts Gallery, Havana, Cuba.

1977

Second Award. 3rd International Biennial of Humor and Satire within Arts
. "The world exists because it laughs." The Humor and Satire Center,
Gabrovo, Bulgaria.

1978

First Award. First Triennial of Small Sculptures, Amelia Peláez Arts
Gallery, Havana, Cuba.

1980

Mention in Sculpture. Carlos Enriquez' First National Exhibition on
Sculpture and Painting, International Arts Center, Havana, Cuba.

1983

An Award at the National Contest on Bicentenary of Simón Bolívar's
Birth, Cuba.


Main Collections

Salvador Allende's Museo de la Resistencia , Santiago de Chile, Chile.

Museum of Small Sculpture, Las Tunas, Cuba.

National Fine Arts Museum, Havana, Cuba.


Main Works

The America's Quixote, 1979-1980, 4.3 x 3.5 x 2 meters; weight 2 tons; 23rd y J's Park, Vedado, Havana, Cuba.

Quixote, Leningrad Hotel , Moscow, U.S.S.R.

Quixote, 1981, Copper; 3 meters high; Ernesto Che Guevara's Central Pioneers Palace,
Lenin Park, Havana, Cuba.

Seaweed, 1986, Enameled Steel; 2 meters high; Biotechnology and Engineering Genetics
Institute, Havana, Cuba.

Genesis, 1986, Enameled Steel; 6 meters high; Biotechnology and Engineering Genetics
Institute, Havana, Cuba.