Ernesto GARCÍA PEÑA


CATALOG  |  BIOGRAPHY

Born: 1949, Cuba.

Education: Graduated from the School of Art Instructors in 1965, from the National School of Art (Painting) in 1970 and Bachelor of Fine Arts (Engraving) from the Superior Institute of Art in 1987. 

As a student of Servando Cabrera Moreno, the erotic in his paintings is undoubtedly one of the themes that most often works the artist.

Awards: 2007- Special Category of Consultant Professor of the Superior Institute of Art, Cuba. 2001- Diploma of Artistic Merit, Higher Institute of Art, Havana, Cuba. 1996- Distinction for the national culture. 1994- Unique mention of drawing, Sala Abanico, City of Havana, Cuba. 1985- Rubén Martínez Villena Order to the most important artistic work of the year. 1984- First Prize of the "Plaza Mariana Grajales" Contest, Guantánamo, Cuba. 1976- First Mention of Painting, National Teachers' Hall, City of Havana, Cuba. 1974- First Mention of Painting, National Hall of Teachers, City of Havana, Cuba. 1973- Third Prize of Drawing, National Salon of Teachers, City of Havana, Cuba.- Honorable Mention of Painting, UNEAC Hall, City of Havana, Cuba.

Collections: National Museum of Fine Arts, Havana, Cuba. Museum of Latin America Memorial Art, Brasilia, Brazil. Museum of Modern Art Miskolc, Hungary. Art Museum of the Americas, Managua, Nicaragua. Institutions and private collectors from different countries in Cuba, Spain, EE. UU., Canada, Panama, Mexico, Yugoslavia, Switzerland, France, Russia and Japan.