Diana BALBOA


Draftsman, recorder and ceramist, self-taught. He has made more than 60 personal exhibitions and participated in more than 200 collective exhibitions, both in Cuba and abroad. Some of his works are exhibited in prestigious galleries of different countries and are also part of the Chapel of Man, in Ecuador.

He was born on August 4, 1945 in Cienfuegos, Cuba. He is a member of the International Association of Artists, of the UNEAC and of the Experimental Workshop of the Graphic.

Personal exhibitions: 1972 Ministry of Public Health, Havana. 1973 Polytechnic VanTroi C. Havana. 1978 Central of Workers of Cuba, Havana. 1979 Ministry of Justice, Havana. 1980 Higher Institute of Education, Havana. 1982 Galiano Gallery, Havana and Patzcuaro Gallery, Michoacán, Mexico. 1983 Art Gallery of October 10, Havana and Rumberos De La Habana III. 1984 Gallery House of Culture Plaza, Havana. 1986 New York, USA. 1987 Puentedeume Town Hall, La Coruña and House of Culture of Huelva, Spain. 1988 House Culture Sant Josep, Barcelona and Fernando de los Ríos Cultural Center, Madrid, Spain. 1989 Fernando de los Ríos Cultural Center, Madrid and Bermeo City Council, Basque Country, Spain. 1994 Café Gijón, Asturias, Spain. 1995 Center for the Development of Plastic Arts, Havana. 1998 Insular Cultural Center of Tenerife, Canary Islands and Eibar Gallery, San Sebastián, Spain. 1999 Gallery Hotel Neptuno, Havana and Auction, La Comercial Cubana Room, Spain. 2000 Atanor Gallery Workshop in Barranco, Lima, Peru; Cubadisco International Fair; Art Gallery Concha Ferrant, Havana and Sala Majadahonda Cultural Center Pablo de la Torriente Brau, Havana. 2002 Hotel Inglaterra, Havana and Headquarters of the SGAE, Havana. 2003 Gallery Hotel Presidente, Havana; President Hotel Havana Cuba and Bola de Nieve, the Blue Warlock.

Awards and distinctions: 1975 Prize. Recorded. Salon of Teachers and Art Instructors, Havana. 2002 Medal for the National Culture. Ministry of Culture, Cuba.