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Acosta, Gustavo

Born in Havana, Cuba 1958.
Studies: School of Visual Arts San Alejandro, Havana.
Superior Institute of Art ( ISA ), Havana.

ONE PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2013 “Space of Silence” Caixa Cultural. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
“There”, Panamerican Art Projects. Miami.
2012″A Journal of References”. Frederic Boloix Fine Arts. Ketchum, Idaho.
“DUDA”. Raymaluz Art Gallery. Madrid, Spain.
2011″Here”. Panamerican Art Projects, Miami.
2010″Gustavo Acosta”. Frederic Boloix Fine Arts, Ketchum, Idaho.
“Art of Illusion”. Latin American Masters, Santa Monica, California.
“The Time Machine”. Lile O.Reitzel Arte Contemporaneo, Santo Domingo,
Dominican Republic.
2009″The Great Systems”. Panamerican Art Projects, Miami.
“Questions to the Mirror”, Museum of Contemporary Art. Republic of Panama.
2008″Temporary Current”, Bentley Gallery. Phoenix, AZ.
“Hipotesis de la Locura”, Panamerican Art Projects. Miami.
“Transit Zones”, Latin American Masters. Los Angeles, California.
“Recent Works”, Pan American Art Projects. Dallas, Texas.
2007 “The News of the Day”, Alonso Art Gallery. Miami.
“Seleccion de Paginas”, Art @ Work. Miami.
2006 “Los Juegos del Principe”, Nina Menocal Gallery. Mexico DF.
2005 “Empire of Dreams”, Latin American Masters. Los Angeles, California.
2004 “Historias Recurrentes”, Praxis International Art. Coral Gables. Florida.
“Del Manual Ilusionista”, Praxis International Art. New York, NY.
2003 “Viajando de Incognito”, Lyle O. Reitzel Arte Contemporaneo. Dominican Republic.
“El Forastero” . Klaus Steinmetz Arte Contemporaneo. San Jose, Costa Rica.
2002 “Books of Hours”, Elite Fine Art, Miami.
“Teorema de las Islas”, Galeria Tamara. San Juan, Puerto Rico.
2001 “Recent Works”, Hidell Brooks Gallery, Charlotte, North Carolina.
2000 “Las Trampas de Saturno”, Legacy Fine Art, Panama.
“Espejismos y Memorias”, Lyle O.Reitzel Arte Contemporaneo, Dominican Republic.
“Deciphering Echoes”, Generous Miracles Gallery, New York.
“Hallucinations”, Elite Fine Art, Miami.
1999 “Recent Works”, Elite Fine Art, Miami USA
“Siete tardes”, Galeria Muci, Caracas, Venezuela
1998 “Un experimento con el Tiempo”, Legacy Fine Art, Panama.
“La huella del Eclipse”, Lyle O’Reitzel Arte Contemporaneo. Dominican Republic.
1997 “La Ciudad Prohibida”, Galería MUCI, Caracas, Venezuela.
“Contando las Horas”, Galería Alonso Arte, Bogota, Colombia.
“La Memoria Cifrada”, Galeria Elite Fine Art, Miami, USA.
1995 “On a somber note”, Museum of Art Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.
“Trying The Trap”, Gutierrez Fine Arts, Miami Beach, Florida.
1992 Lumbreras Fine Art, Coral Gables, Florida.
“Paisajes para lo que queda de Siglo”, Galería Kahlo, Mexico DF.
1991 “Las Sugestiones del Límite”, Galería Habana, Havana.
Galería Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
1990 NINART. Mexico DF.
Galería Kahlo-Coronel, Mexico DF.
Complejo Cultural Chaplin, Havana.
1989 “Los Caminos de Roma”, Castillo de la Fuerza, Havana.
Galería Evasión Arte, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
1987 “El Hombre”, Museo de Santa Clara, Cuba.
1986 “Trece Escalones” Galería Galiano, Havana.
1983 “Expreso Matanzas-Cienfuegos” Galería Habana, Havana.

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2013 “Global Caribean”, The Haitian Cultural Arts Alliance. Miami.
“Works on Paper”, Miami Hispanic Cultural Arts Center.
“1 Bienal del Sur en Panama”. Panama.
“Flying”, Kunstlerhaus Bethanien. Berlin. Germany.
“8 Derivas por la Ciudad Liminal”, Carrillo Gil Museum of Art.
MACG. Mexico City. Mexico.
2012 “Caribes”. Casa Cortes Collection. San Juan, Puerto Rico.
“Fans Forever”. MDC Museum of Art + Design. Miami.
“Persistence of Memories”.Broward College New Gallery. Fort
Lauderdale. Florida.
2012 “Urban Lifecycles”. Sun Valley Center for the Arts, Ketchum, Idaho.
“Urbanitas”. Panamerican Art Projects. Miami.
2011″Florida Contemporary 2011″. Patty & Jay Baker Naples Museum of Art. Naples, Florida.
“Campos de Asociaciones. Dialogos y Silencios entre Practicas de Dibujo”.
Centro Cultural Simon Bolivar. Guayaquil, Ecuador.
2010″Havana a Capital’s Punishment”. Accent Alternative Art Space, Miami.
“Ways of Worldmaking. Notes on a Passion for Collection”
Miami Dade College Museum, Freedom Tower.
2009″Irreversible”. CIFO, Miami.
“Herir la Memoria”. Siguaraya Gallery, Berlin.
2008″Visiones: 20th Century Selections from the Nassau County
Museum of Art”, Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton,
Florida.
“Recent Acquisitions”. Latin American Masters, Beverly Hills,
California.
“Unbroken Ties”, Museum of Art / Fort Lauderdale.
“Miami Ciudad Metafora”, Spanish Cultural Center, Miami.
“Andamiajes” . Galeria Allegro, Panama City, Panama.
“Giants in the City”, Artformz Alternative. Bayfront Park. Miami.
2007 “Cuba Avant-Garde: Contemporary Cuban Art from The Farber Collection”.
Harn Museum of Art, Gainsville. Florida
Galeria Nina Menocal, Merrill Lynch Arte Americas. Miami Beach Convention Center. Miami, FL, USA
“A Través del Espejo, Arte Cubano Hoy”, Galería Allegro. Panama.
2006 “Layers: Collecting Cuban-American Art” University at Buffalo Art Gallery. New York.
“Tastes & Tongues”. The Spanish Cultural Center. Miami
“Rising Stars: North Latin Americans”, Nina Menocal Gallery, Miami.
2005 “Real Space – Imaginary Space”, Praxis International Art, New York.
2004 “Erase una vez en Mexico”, Mexican Institute, Miami.
“De Ida y Vuelta”. The Spanish Cultural Center, Miami.
2003 “Paper Cut I”. ARSAtelier, Union City. New Jersey.
“Second Year Anniversary Exhibition”. Leonard Tachmes Gallery, North Miami.
“Transfiguration” Palazzo Mediceo, Seravezza, Italy.
“Xll Muestra de Pintura y Escultura Latinoamericana”, Espacio Gallery, El Salvador.
“Onda Expansiva” Lile O. Reitzel Arte Contemporaneo, Dominican Republic.
“Spatial Identity” The Ignatian Center for the Arts. Belen Jesuit Preparatory School. Miami.
2002 “Art Miami 2002” Miami.
“XI Muestra de Pintura y Escultura Latinoamericana”, Espacio Gallery, El Salvador.
“Reality and Figuration: The Contemporary Latin American Presence”. Boca Raton Museum of Art.
“Gota a Gota”. Lyle O.Reitzel Arte Contemporaneo. Dominican Republic.
2001 “Art Miami 2001” Miami.
“Places in the Heart”. The Arts Center, Saint Petersburg, Florida.
“Cariveo 2001 and the cuban connection”, Lyle O. Reitzel Arte Contemporaneo.
Dominican Republic.
“Selected works from the Cuban Museum of the Americas Collection”. John J. Koubek
Memorial Center, Miami.
“Small-Big Paintings from Latin America”. Generous Miracles Gallery, New York.
“Art Miami 2000”. Miami.
“Cariveo 2000”, Lyle O. Reitzel Arte Contemporaneo. Dominican Republic.
“Latinamerican Spectrum”, Elite Fine Art. Miami, USA.
“2nd Anniversary Group Exhibition”, Hidell Brooks Gallery. Charlotte, North Carolina.
“From Modern to Contemporary”, Lowe Art Museum, Miami.
1999 FIAC. Caracas, Venezuela.
“Mixta s/papel II”, Lyle O Reitzel. Arte Contemporaneo. Santo Domingo,
Dominican Republic.
“Nuevas adquisiciones Latinoamericanas, 1994-1998”. Museo de Bellas Artes.
Caracas, Venezuela.
“Obras Maestras del Arte Latinoamericano del Siglo XX”. Biarritz, Francia.
(Coleccion del Museo de Bellas Artes de Caracas, Venezuela en el marco del Festival de Cine
y Cultura de Biarritz)
“Contemporary Cuban Printmakig”, Jose Alonso Fine Arts, Miami.
1998 “Latinamerican Spectrum”, Elite Fine Art, Coral Gables, Florida.
1997 “Visiones Contemporáneas”, Lyle O. Reitzel. Arte Contemporáneo.Dominican Republic.
“Summer Group Show”, Elite Fine Art, Coral Gables, Florida.
“Breaking Barriers”, Museum or Art, Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
1995 “IV Salón de Dibujo”, Museo de Arte Moderno, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
“Boat Images”, Miami Dade Public Library, Miami, Florida.
Galeria Raices, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
1994 “EIGHT-OCHO-HUIT”,Gutierrez Fine Arts, Miami, Florida.
“Alter-Nations”, 123 Galery, Chicago, Illinois.
“Cinco Artistas Cubanos”, Galeria Der Brucke, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
“Cuba Contemporánea”, Galeria Namia Mondolfi, Caracas, Venezuela.
“13 Artistas Cubanos Contemporáneos”, Centro de Arte Euroamericano, Caracas,
Venezuela.
1993 “La ciudad de la Habana vista por sus pintores”, Universidad de Alcala de Henares,
Spain.
“Art Miami’93”. Miami Beach, USA.
1992 “Plástica Contemporánea Cubana”, SECOFI, Mexico, D.F., Mexico.
“Once Artistas Cubanos”, Museo del Carmen, Mexico, D.F., Mexico.
“La Década Prodigiosa”, Museo Universitario del Chopo, Mexico, D.F., Mexico.
” LVII Salón Nacional de Artes Plásticas”, Valdepeñas, Spain.
“Continuar la Imagen, Comenzar el Siglo”, Otto Zutz, Barcelona, Spain.
1991 “Los Hijos de Guillermo Tell”, Museo de Artes Visuales Alejandro Otero, Caracas,
Venezuela.
X Bienal Internacional de Arte, Valparaíso, Chile.
III Bienal de Cuenca, Cuenca, Ecuador.
IV Bienal de La Habana, Havana, Cuba.
“Los cubanos llegaron ya”, NINART, Mexico DF., Mexico.
1990 “Nuevas Adquisiciones Contemporáneas”, Museo Nacional, Havana, Cuba.
1989 XX Bienal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
1988 “Sings of Transition”, Museum of Contemporary Hispanic Art, New York.
“Arte Contemporáneo en Cuba”, CAYC, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
“Jornada de la Cultura Cubana”, Centro Cultural de la Ciudad, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Salón UNEAC, Pabellón Cuba, Havana, Cuba.
1987 Bienal de Cuenca, Cuenca, Ecuador.
“4×4 Nº 4”, Galeria Hoy en el Arte, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
1986 “Il Arte con il Sonrriso”, Milano, Italy.
Segunda Bienal de La Habana, Havana, Cuba.
“4×4 Tercera Edición”, Galería Habana, Havana, Cuba.
1985 Salón UNEAC. Museo Nacional, Havana, Cuba.
1984 Primera Bienal de La Habana, Havana, Cuba.
1983 “Encuentro Latinoamericano de Artistas Jóvenes”, Casa de las Américas, Cuba.
Salón de Dibujo Joan Miró, Barcelona, Spain.
“Paisaje del Paisaje”, Holland, Belgium, Switzerland, Finland, Czechoslovakia, India.
1982 Salón Nacional del Paisaje, National Museum, Havana, Cuba.
“4×4 “, Centro de Arte 23 y 12, Havana, Cuba.

SELECTED AWARDS
1992 Gold Medal in Painting, First Caribean Biennial, Dominican Republic.
Gold Medal, Best Represented Country. First Caribean Biennial, Dominican Republic.
Painting Award, LVII Salón Nacional de Arte, Valdepeñas, Spain.
1991 Painting Award, III Bienal de Cuenca, Cuenca, Ecuador.
1988 Painting Award, Salón UNEAC, Havana, Cuba.
1984 Drawing National Award, First Havana Biennial, Havana, Cuba.
PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
National Museum of Fine Arts. Havana, Cuba.
Wifredo Lam Center. Havana, Cuba.
National Theatre of Cuba. Havana, Cuba.
Museum of Contemporary Art, MOCA. Miami, USA.
Diputacion Provincial de Ciudad Real. Spain.
Lowe Art Museum. Miami, USA.
Cuban Heritage Collection, University of Miami, USA.
Fort Lauderdale Art Museum. Fort Lauderdale, USA.
Nassau County Museum of Art. New York, USA.
Farber Collection.
Museum of Contemporary Art. Rep. of Panama.
University of Southern California’s Fisher Museum of Art. USA.
El Museo del Barrio, New York. USA.
Frost Art Museum, Florida International University. Miami, USA.