Gustavo ACOSTA


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Born: 1958, Havana, Cuba.

Education: 1977 - National School of Plastic Arts "San Alejandro" of Havana. 1982 - Higher Institute of Art, Havana, Cuba.

Experience: Member of the 4 x 4 Group and member of the Union of Writers and Artists of Cuba.

Awards: Selection. 1992 - Gold Medal in Painting, First Biennial of the Caribbean, Dominican Republic; Gold medal, best represented country, first Caribbean Biennial, Dominican Republic; Painting Prize, LVII National Art Salon, Valdepeñas, Spain; 1991- Painting Prize, III Biennial of Cuenca, Cuenca, Ecuador; 1984 - National Drawing Prize, First Biennial of Havana, Havana, Cuba; 1988 - Painting Prize, UNEAC Room, Havana, Cuba.

Shows: Selection. 1983 - Havana Gallery, Havana; 1989 - Castillo de la Fuerza, Havana; Gallery Evasion Art, Sao Paulo, Brazil; 1990 - NINART and Kahlo-Coronel Gallery, Mexico City; 1992 -Lumbreras Fine Art, Coral Gables, Florida; 1997 - MUCI Gallery, Caracas, Venezuela, Alonso Arte Gallery, Bogotá, Colombia and Elite Fine Art Gallery, Miami, USA; 1998 - Legacy Fine Art, Panama and Lyle O'Reitzel Arte Contemporáneo, Dominican Republic; 2000 - Generous Miracles Gallery, New York and Elite Fine Art, Miami; 2001 - Hidell Brooks Gallery, Charlotte, North Carolina; 2002 - Tamara Gallery, San Juan, Puerto Rico; 2004 - Praxis International Art. New York, NY; 2005 - Latin American Masters, Los Angeles, California; 2006 - Nina Menocal Gallery, Mexico City; 2008 - Bentley Gallery, Phoenix, AZ; 2010 - Frederic Boloix Fine Arts, Ketchum, Idaho; 2012 - Raymaluz Art Gallery, Madrid, Spain; 2013 - Caixa Cultural, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; 2015 - Latin American Masters, Santa Monica, California; 2016 - Pan American Art Projects, Miami, Florida; 2017 - 532 Thomas Jaeckel Gallery, New York.

Collections: In Havana, Cuba: National Museum of Fine Arts; Wifredo Lam Center; National Theater of Cuba; University of Havana. In other countries: Carrillo Gil Art Museum, MACG, Mexico City, Mexico; Museum of Contemporary Art, MOCA, Miami, EE. UU; Provincial Council of Ciudad Real, Spain; Lowe Art Museum, Miami, USA UU; Cuban Heritage Collection, University of Miami, USA; Fort Lauderdale Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, USA UU; Nassau County Museum of Art, New York, United States; Farber Collection; Museum of Contemporary Art, Rep. Of Panama; Art Gallery Teaching Collection of the University of Lehigh, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA. UU; Fisher Art Museum of the University of Southern California, USA. UU; The Museo del Barrio, New York, USA UU; Frost Art Museum, Florida International University, Miami, USA UU; American Career College, Newport Beach, California.