DOUGLAS ARGÜELLES

darguellesc@gmail.com

Summary

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Multidisciplinary artist. Twenty years of artistic experience in the Fine Arts. Eight years of practice as a University professor of Fine Arts. Broad knowledge of design software: Adobe CSS Suits; 3D; edition of image; Microsoft office; strong design skills; experience in the design of scale models; strong knowledge of technical drawing, artistic drawing, illustration and set design. Ability and strong preparation for teamwork. Versed in all aspects of art creation and installation.

Education

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2010

Diploma: Symbolic Production. Higher Institute of Art. Havana. Cuba (I.S.A)

1999-2004

Higher Institute of Art (ISA). Havana, Cuba.

1994-1998

Academy of Fine Arts San Alejandro. Havana, Cuba.

Accomplishments

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TEACHING WORK

2003 - 2011

Painting  Workshop, Higher Institute of Art (I.S.A). Faculty of Fine Arts. 

2000 - 2001 

Painting Workshop, National Academy of Fine Arts San Alejandro. Havana, Cuba.

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SOLO SHOW

2015

Reveal. The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, FIU, Miami, Florida, United States.

Momentum. Havana Gallerie, Zürich, Suiza.           

A Hunger Artist. Habana Gallery. The Havana. Cuba.

2013

Surface. Villa Manuela Gallery, Havana, Cuba.

2009

The Eskimos have no poetry. Collateral to the X Biennial Havana. La Casona Gallery. Havana, Cuba.

2008  

Physiognomy of silence. La Luz Gallery. Merida, México.

2007

Goldberg Variations. La Casona Gallery. Havana, Cuba.

2003

Desafio. performance at “Action Experience: 30 days” (DIP), 8th Art Biennial of Havana, Cuba.

1998 

Utopia. Thesis- Presentation and discussion. National Academy of Fine Arts San Alejandro. Havana, Cuba.

GROUP SHOWS

2018

On the Horizon: Contemporary Cuban Art from the Jorge M. Pérez Collection. The third chapter of this exhibition, Domestic Anxieties. Miami. Florida. United States.

2016 

Blank space. Centro Hispanoamericano de Cultura, Havana, Cuba.

2015

A Sense of Place from The Jorge M. Pérez Collection. Mana Wynwood Convention Center, Miami, Florida.

2013 

HB.  10 th Art Biennial of Havana, Cuba. 

The Unspeakable. Habana Gallery. Havana. Cuba.         

Gulliver. Freies Museum Berlin. Potsdamer Str 91, 10785 Berlin.

2012  

Sugarless Daiquiri. Habana  Gallery. Havana. Cuba.           

Strictly impersonal. Collateral XI  Havana Biennial. Morro-Cabaña. May 11 to June 11. Havana. Cuba.

Parcel. Collateral  XI Havana Biennial. El Trasgu Gallery. Asturian Federation of Cuba. May 10 to 28 June. Havana. Cuba.            

HB. PABEXPO. Cuban Contemporary Art. 9-25 May. Havana. Cuba.

2011  

Pinta. Latin American Art Fair. New York. United States.            

Ninart-Havana. Exhibition Space 08. Asturian Center. Havana. Cuba.   

Art-Position. Eleventh Contemporary Art Festival, Bern, Switzerland.     

I can read. Wilfredo Lam Center. Havana, Cuba.

2010

Serendipity. Pavilion East. Portugal Art 10, First Biennial. Lisboa, Portugal.

Unique piece. Delegation Prince of Asturias. Madrid, Spain.

Monomania. Habana Gallery. Havana, Cuba.

2009  

First International Festival of Contemporary Art of Algiers. National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in

Algeria (MAMA).           

Confluence Inside II. NHHC Art Museum, Albuquerque. New Mexico, United States.           

Topology. Excelencias Gallery. Madrid, Spain.           

From the Biennial. Connection with the Tenth Havana Biennial. Havana Gallery. Zurich, Switzerland.           

Preview, 08 Space. Collateral to the Tenth Havana Biennial, Cuba.

V Contemporary Salon Cuban Art. Development Center for the VisualArts (CDAV). Havana, Cuba.          

Contemporary Art from Cuba. Hall of Honor of the City, Nuremberg, Sala Lam, Diplomatic Office in Bonn, Germany.

2008  

Embedded, 08 Space. St. Francis Convent. Havana, Cuba.           

Kunst, 08 Space. Hispano-American Cultural Center. Havana, Cuba.

2007  

ARTH-GOTH. Casona Gallery. Havana, Cuba. 2006  

The one added false. Eberhard Schlotter Foundation. Alicante, Altea, Spain.  Trans-it. Development Center for the Visual

Arts (CDAV). Havana, Cuba. 2005   

Update & download. Mexico House "Benito Juarez". Havana, Cuba.    

46th Annual Arts and Art Riverwood Show. Chicago, Illinois, USA.

2004  

A is B. Between Art and Science. Habana Gallery. Havana, Cuba.

2003

Double Seduction. Video on demand of Cuban artists. Department of Public Interventions, (DIP). Amadis Room. Madrid,

Spain.           

Common Sense. Department of Public Interventions, (DIP). Habana Gallery. Havana, Cuba.           

XIV City Salon. Provincial Center of Fine Arts and Design. Havana, Cuba.

Immersed in time. Cultural Center of Spain in Cuba. Havana, Cuba.

2002  

Living space I. Department of Public Interventions, (DIP). Malecón, Havana, Cuba.            

Living space II.  A direct attention to the object. Department of Public Interventions, (DIP). Young Art Week. Santa Clara,

Cuba.

2001  

Arrive and put. Collateral to III Contemporary Cuban Art Salon. Higher Institute of Art. Havana, Cuba.          

Disquiet. Development Center for the Visual Arts, (CDAV). Havana, Cuba.   

2000  

HAVANA-ISA-CLUB. Higher Institute of Art, Seventh Biennial of Havana, Cuba.

1998  

Academica 98. San Alejandro Academy. Havana, Cuba.

1995                   

Academica 95. "Techniques of drawing, perspective". San Alejandro Academy. Havana, Cuba. 

WORKS WITH DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC INTERVENTIONS- (DIP)  

2003 

Member of the Organizing Committee of Action Experience: 30 days. Public interventions event, the VIII Havana Biennial / Defiance, intervention in the firehouse of Old Havana / See where others look II, X May Romerías, Holguin / See where others look, National Arts Colloquium, Matanzas.

2002  

Participation in The Journal of Heidi Garcia, Havana / Participation in 8 hours,  Tatiana  Mesa and Maria Victoria

Portelles. Havana / Participation in The drama of becoming another: Paranoia, of L.CONDUCT-A-RT, Obispo street,

Havana / Participation in From north to south and from south to north, Maria Victoria Portelles, North Coast, South

Coast: travel. Havana / Dock (collective action), South Coast, Havana / Participation in 50 chairs, Fidel E. Alvarez and

L.CONDUCT-ART, Central Park, Havana / Participation in Fraternity, Humberto Diaz, Fraternity Park, Havana /

Founding member of the Department of Public Interventions.

LECTURES DELIVERED

2009 

Panel: Spaces, participation and legitimation, art opportunities, creating young, mass media, alternative media, marginality, Casa de las Americas. Havana.

Conference:  08 Space.  Coffee Arteamérica, Casa de las Americas. During the X Biennial of Havana, Cuba.

2003 

Theoretical Event: Experience of action: 30 days, VIII Havana Biennial, Higher Institute of Art. Havana, Cuba.

AWARDS AND FELLOWSHIPS

2018

Residency Unlimited. Junio- julio. New York. United States.

2012 

Gilbert Brownstone foundation. Paris, France. 2010  Pernor Ricard Prize.

2008

Personal exhibition, "Goldberg Variations”. Mention of curators. Curatorial National Prize.

Residence Batiscafo. Triangle Art Trust and Gasworks of England in the Havana.

2003 

Development Center of Visual Arts Prize. XIV City Salon, Havana, Cuba.

COLLECTIONS

- The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum Collection, Miami,      Florida,USA.

- Valdes-Fauli- Boren Collection, Miami, Florida, United States.

- Galila Barzalai Collection. Belgium.

- Pérez Art Museum of Miami, PAMM, Florida, United States.

- Museum of Fine Arts of Cuba. - Genesis Collection. Havana,      Cuba.

- Ron Brasch Collection. Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center.        United States.

- Marc Le Baron, Lincoln, Nebraska, United States.

- Amy Dean & Alan Kluger Collection. Florida, United States.

- Leslie & Russ Robinson Collection. Florida, United States.

- Nina Menocal Collection. D.F., Mexico.

- Mayi Martinez Collection. D.F. México.

- Carmen Barone Collection. D.F. Mexico.

- Havana Galerie Collection. Beatrice Liaskowski. Zurich,          Switzerland.

- Andreas Winkler Collection. Havana, Cuba- Zurich, Switzerland.

- Armando Manuel de Lima Amorim Soares Collection, Havana-        Portugal.

- Mauricio Mello Collection. Sao Paulo. Brazil