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Yoan Capote

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Lives and works in Havana, Cuba

Education and Professional Experience
2001 / 2003 Professor of Visual Art at the Higher Institute of Art (ISA), Havana, Cuba
1996 / 2001 Higher Institute of Art (ISA) Havana, Cuba
1991 / 1995 National School of Art (ENA) Havana, Cuba
1988 / 1991 Provincial School of Art, Pinar del Rio, Cuba

Solo Exhibitions
2016 Isla, Ben Brown Fine Arts, London, UK
2015 Collective Unconscious, Jack Shainman Gallery, NY,
2014 Emotional Objects, Ben Brown Fine Arts, London, UK
2013 Rerum Alter Natura, Long House Reserve, East Hampton, NY, USA
2012 Fonemas y Morfemas II, with Iván Capote, Galería Habana, Havana, Cuba
Momentum, XI Havana Biennial, El Nukleo + El Bunker Studio, Havana, Cuba
2011 In Tran-sit, 21c Museum, Louisville, KY, USA
Fonemas y Morfemas, with Iván Capote, Galería Habana, Havana, Cuba
2010 Mental States, Jack Shainman Gallery, NY, USA
2008 Psicomorfosis, Galería Habana, Havana, Cuba
2006 Pensamientos Paralelos, Havana Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland.
2004 Animica, George Adams Gallery, NY, USA
Between the Lines, Paul Sharpe Contemporary Art, NY, USA
Preparations: Studies for Sculpture on Paper, Andre Zarre, Gallery, NY, USA
2003 Drawings and Projects, Brownstone Foundation, Paris, France
2001 El Diseño de lo Híbrido, Galería Habana, Havana, Cuba
1999 ULM (Huéleme), Galería Carmelo González, Havana, Cuba
1998 Tracc Bakk Track, Galería 23 y 12, Havana, Cuba

Group Exhibitions
2016 Contingent Beauty: Contemporary Art from Latin America, The Museum of Arts Houston, USA
2015 Cuba Ficción y fantasía, Casa Daros, Rio de Janerio, Brazil
Enhanced!, University of South Florida, USA
2014 Nuit Blanche, a free all-night contemporary art event, Toronto, Canada
Beyond the classical: imagining the ideal across time, National Academy Museum, NY, USA
2013 Cuban Forever, Pizzuti Collection, Columbus, OH, USA
2012 Entre Trópicos, Caixa Cultural, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
HB, XI Havana Biennial, Pabexpo Exhibition Complex, Havana, Cuba
Caos, Galería Havana, Havana, Cuba
Construir, Deconstruir y Destruir, Carlos Garaicoa Studio, Madrid, Spain
Círculos, Galería Elba Benítez, Madrid, Spain
2011 54th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
Adjoining Islands: The Cuban Pavilion in Manhattan, SRDR Enterprises, NY, USA
L’Insoutenable l’égèreté de l’être, Yvon Lambert, NY, USA
Cuba Now, 21c Museum, Louisville, KY, USA
2010 Stressisimo, Galería Habana, Havana, Cuba
Cuba Avant-Garde: Contemporary Cuban Art from Farber Collection, Lowe Art Museum, Miami, FL, USA
  Portugal Arte 10, First Portugal Biennial, Lisbon, Portugal
Without Mask, Johannesburg Art Gallery (JAG), Johannesburg, Southafrica
En Otra Dimensión, Galería Habana, Havana, Cuba
Los Impolíticos, NAP, Naples, Italy
Polaridades Complementarias, New Orleans Art Museum, New Orleans, USA
Panamericano, Kurimanzutto, Mexico City, Mexico
2009 Las Américas Latinas – Las fatigas del querer, Spazio Oberdan, Milan, Italy
Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, Greece
Confluencias II: Inside Arte Cubano Contemporáneo, The National Hispanic Cultural Center, Albuquerque, USA
X Havana Biennial, La Cabaña Fortress, Havana, Cuba
HB, X Havana Biennial, Pabexpo exhibition Complex, Havana, Cuba
2008 Erótica, National Museum of Fine Arts, Havana, Cuba
State of Exchange, Institute of International Visual Art (INIVA), London, UK
Contemporary Cuban Art, New Jersey, USA
Surrounded by Water, Boston University Art Gallery, Boston, USA
2007 Killing Time, Exit Art, NY
Inside/Outside, George Adams Gallery, NY
Waiting List: Time and Transition in Contemporary Cuban Art, City Art Museum of Ljubljana (MGML), Tiskovina, Slovenia.
Cero, White Hall of the San Francisco de Asís Convent, Havana, Cuba
2006 Case Studies: Art in a Valise, Katonah Museum of Art, NY, USA
Contemporary Cuban Drawing, Paul Sharpe Contemporary Art, NY, USA
Pacemaker: Contemporary Cuban Art, Edward Day Gallery, Toronto, Canada
Obsessions, Edward Day Gallery, Toronto, Canada
Group Show, George Adams Gallery, NY, USA
Inner Cities, Galería Luz y Oficio, Havana, Cuba
Doble Blanco, Galería Villa Manuela, Havana, Cuba
In the Nature of Things, George Adams Gallery, NY, USA
2005 Body Language, George Adams Gallery, NY, USA
Wunderkammer I, Galería Nina Menocal, DF., Mexico
2004 Cuba from the Inside Looking Out I, Wayne State University, Detroit, USA
New Installations, Artists in Residence: Cuba, Mattrees Factory, Pittsburgh, USA
Benchmark, Longhouse Reserve, East Hampton, NY, USA
Just on time, Galería Habana, Havana, Cuba
The Future is Now, Paul Sharpe Contemporary Art, NY, USA
Collector’s Show, Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, USA
Bush-Wack!, George Adams Gallery, NY, USA
2003 VIII Havana Biennial, La Cabaña Fortress, Havana, Cuba
Ciudad Múltiple, International Exhibition in Public Spaces, Panama City, Panama
Sentido Común, Galería Habana, Havana, Cuba
2002 International Show, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT, USA
La Huella Múltiple, CDAV, Havana, CUBA
La Huella Múltiple, Havana Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland
100 years of Art in Pinar del Río, Pinar del Río Art Museum (MAPRI), Cuba
ISA Graduated, Havana Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland
2000 VII Havana Biennial, Havana, Cuba
  Zoom, Galería Convenio Andrés Bello, Bogotá, Colombia
Con un Pensar Abstraído, DUPP Project, Galería Habana, Havana, Cuba
1999 A Ras de Tierra, Architects College, Havana, Cuba
Los Desvelos del Cíclope, Espacio Abierto, Havana, Cuba
El Pabellón del Vacío, II Performance Festival, DUPP Project, Havana, Cuba
The Performatical Condition, Wifredo Lam Center, Havana, Cuba
Con un Pensar Abstraído (Public Intervention), DUPP Project, La Rampa, Havana, Cuba
La Época (Public intervention), Comercial Center La Época, Havana, Cuba
VII Salon of Erotic Art, Galería Mariano Rodríguez, Havana, Cuba
1998 II Salon of Contemporary Art, La Fototeca de Cuba, Havana, Cuba
Pizza Pizza, Postimposibility, CDAV, Cuba and Fine Arts University, France
Building Cultural Bridges, Cornell, Atlantic and William Patterson Universities, USA
II Sculpture Biennial, Galería Teodoro Ramos Blanco, Havana, Cuba
I Performance Festival Ana Mendieta, Galería UNEAC, Havana, Cuba
1997 Antes de la lluvia, Galería del ISA, VI Havana Biennial, Havana, Cuba
1996 Se Mandaron pa’ home, CDAV, Havana, Cuba
1995 El Molino Rojo, Casa del Joven Creador, Havana, Cuba
1994 ENA Una Vez, Galería ENA, V Havana Biennial, Havana, Cuba

Fellowships, Residencies and Awards
2006 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship, NY, USA
2005 Pollock-Krasner Foundation Award, NY, USA
2004 Invited artist, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, USA
Residency, Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh, USA
Grant and fellowship, Cuban Artists Fund, NY, USA
2003 Residency, Brownstone Foundation, Paris, France
2002 Fellowship, Vermont Studio Center, Vermont, USA
Residency, American Friends of the Ludwig Foundation of Cuba, NY, USA
Mention (Curator prize), National Council of Visual Arts, Havana, Cuba
2000 UNESCO Prize, VII Havana Biennial (with Galería DUPP), Havana, Cuba
Curator Prize, National Council of Visual Arts, (with Galería DUPP), Havana, Cuba
1998 Teodoro Ramos Blanco Fellowship, Ludwig Foundation of Cuba, Havana, Cuba
First Prize, II Sculpture Biennial, Galería Teodoro Ramos Blanco, Havana, Cuba

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Dried Sunflower #5

79" x 61" / 200.7 x 154.9cm
Charcoal and Water on Paper

Lila

30" x 22" / 76.2 x 55.9cm
Charcoal and Water on Mounted Paper

Great Grey Owl

55" x 35" / 139.7 x 88.9cm
Charcoal and Water on Mounted Paper

Barbershop

50" x 50" / 127 x 127cm
Oil on Canvas

Jordan 4x Levi’s Denim

16" x 20" / 40.6 x 50.8cm
Oil on Canvas

Banned

16" x 20" / 40.6 x 50.8cm
Oil on Canvas

Warrior

12" x 12" / 30.5 x 30.5cm
Oil and Acrylic on Canvas

As If and If Only

24" x 36" / 61 x 91.4cm
Oil on Canvas

Young Girl and Piglet

20" x 16" / 50.8 x 40.6cm
Oil on Wood

On A Leash

20" x 16" / 50.8 x 40.6cm
Oil on Wood

Sinners in the Sun

39.37" x 39.37" / 100 x 100cm
Egg Oil Tempera on Canvas

Waiting For The Snow

58" x 58" / 147.3 x 147.3cm
Egg Oil Tempera on Canvas

Circus Nights

78.5" x 138" / 199.4 x 350.5cm
Egg Oil Tempera on Canvas

Blue Velvet

" x 30" x 30" / 0 x 76.2cm x 76.2cm
Oil on Canvas

Seven Shades of Blue

36" x 24" / 91.4 x 61cm
Oil on Canvas

Serenity

24" x 20" / 61 x 50.8cm
Oil and Silverleaf on Canvas

All Things Bright and Beautiful

36" x 24" / 91.4 x 61cm
Oil on Panel

Cuckoo

20" x 20" / 50.8 x 50.8cm
Oil on Panel

Bourgeois Background

21.7" x 28.3" / 55.1 x 71.9cm
Limited Edition Handmade Woodcut Print

Kind of Blues II

30.3" x 22.4" / 77 x 56.9cm
Limited Edition Handmade Woodcut Print

Clearing

Limited Edition Handmade Woodcut Print

Gauntlet

20" x 31" / 50.8 x 78.7cm
Colored Pencil on Bristol Board

Abyss

28" x 39" / 71.1 x 99.1cm
Colored Pencil on Bristol Board

American Woman

12" x 12" / 30.5 x 30.5cm
Oil on Canvas

Lagrimas

24" x 20" / 61 x 50.8cm
Oil on Canvas

American Dream

24" x 24" / 61 x 61cm
Oil on Canvas

Girl

8" x 10" / 20.3 x 25.4cm
Oil on Wood Panel

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