ELSA MORA

1971
Born in Holguín, Cuba
Resides in New York
elsammora@gmail.com

                              Education

1990
Graduated from the Professional School of Fine Arts. Camaguey, Cuba. 1987-1988
El Alba. Professional School of Fine Arts. Holguín, Cuba. 1984-1986
Vocational School of Arts. Holguín, Cuba.

Solo Exhibitions

2016      Timeline. National Arts Club. Gramercy Park, NYC.

2012      Femina Plantarum. Pan American Art Projects, Miami, FL.

2009      Laboratorium. Couturier Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.

2007      Specimens. Couturier Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.

2006      Resoluciones. Espacio 304, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

2005      Birth. Phyllis Kind Gallery, Soho, NYC.

2004      Ni el Principio ni el Fin Existen. Espacio 304, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
               Elsa Mora. Havana Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland.
               Scissors. Chelsea Gallery, Miami, FL.

2003      Diary. Ruben Martinez Villena Gallery, Havana, Cuba.

2002      Proceso de Adaptación. Bourbon & Lally Gallery, Montreal, Canada.

2001      Vulnerable. Phyllis Kind Gallery, Soho, NYC.

2000      Ejercicios de Silencio. Carmen Montilla Gallery, Havana, Cuba.

1999      Re-Encuentros, Elsa Mora and Anamaria McCarthy.
…………..Center of Contemporary Art Wifredo Lam, Havana, Cuba.

1998      The Ego’s Other Dimension. Phyllis Kind Gallery, Soho, NYC.
…………..Lies on a Small Scale. Phyllis Kind Gallery, Chicago, Illinois.
…………..Cuban Women Artists Dreamers: Sandra Ramos & Elsa Mora.
…………..Gallery Space 21, Tokyo, Japan.

1997      Second Skin. Gallery La Acacia, Havana, Cuba.
               Mortal Women. Collateral Exhibition during the 6th International
Havana Biennial. St. Francis of Asis Convent, Havana, Cuba.

1996      Elsa Mora. Phyllis Kind Gallery, Chicago, IL.
…………..The Petal Girl. Espacio Abierto Gallery, Havana, Cuba.

1995      Portrait of a Butterfly. Center for the Development of Visual Arts,
…………..Havana, Cuba.
…………..Beings Without Landscape. Sala Conciliare of the Palazzo
Comunale,.Celle Ligure, Italy, and Cisterne Santa Maria de
Castello Gallery, Genova, Italy.

1994      Bipersonal. Gallery of the Cuban National Theater, Havana, Cuba, and
…………..Iberoamerican Center, Camaguey, Cuba.

1993      Self-Control and Torture. Gallery of the Cuban Fund of Cultural
…………..Assets, Camaguey, Cuba.

1991      Santa Natura. Gallery of the Ignacio Agramonte Museum.

 

 

Group Exhibitions

2017      Visceral Notions. Center for Photography at Woodstock, NY.

2017      Cuba Ocho. Schnitzer Museum of Art, Eugene, OR.

2016      Bedlam and Balance. ArtYard, Frenchtown, NJ.

2014      About Paper. Couturier Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.

2010      Don’t Call me Pretty: Women in Art. Pan American Art
…………..Projects, Miami, FL.

2008      Messages and Magic. Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan, WI.

2007      PAXIV. Couturier Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.

2006      Do Otro Lado do Atlantico. Sete Artistas Cubanos.
…………..Universidade de Aveiro, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

2005      The Dictionary ProjectBrickbottom Gallery, Somerville, MA.

2004      Sleight of Hand. McDonough Museum. Youngstown, Ohio.
…………. Three Cuban Photographers. Fraser Gallery, Washington, DC.
…………. ARCO. Madrid, Spain.

2003      Utopia/Post-Utopia. Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art. State
…………..University of New York, New Paltz, NY.
               Inside/outside: Contemporary Cuban Art. Wake Forest
…………..University, Winston-Salem, NC.

2000      Cuban Art. Gallery of the Art Institute of Boston, Boston, MA.

1999      Cuban Art. Beyond Paper. Box of Madrid Foundation,
…………..Madrid, Spain.
………….Fotocopiaste. Center for the Development of Visual Arts.
…………..Havana, Cuba.
………….Women. Havana Galeria, Zurich.
………….8th International Art Fair. Buenos Aires, Argentina.
………….ARTE: BA ’99. La Rural, Palermo, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
………….Latin-American Art. Paula Lama Gallery, Dominican Republic.
………….Young Cuban Art. Galería Escritorio de Arte. Sao Paulo, Brazil.
…………..

Group Exhibitions
(continued)

1999      Prix Amédée Maratier 1999. Galerie États d’Art, Paris, France.
…………..Cuban Art Exhibition.
Cultural Foundation, ABU DHABI.
…………..Malecon Cultural Project.
Extremadura, Spain and Havana, Cuba.
…………..
Extremeño and Iberoamericano Museum. Museum of Contemporary
…………..
Art Provincial, Museo of Cáceres, San Francisco Cultural Complex,
…………..
Santa María Cultural Complex, Patio
…………..
of the Assembly of Extremadura, Péres, Spain.
…………..
Comendado. Lerroux de Hervás Museum.
…………..
Cuba-Galicia: A Cultural Patrimony of References and Forks.
…………..
Palacio Fonseca, Santiago de Compostela, Spain.

1998      Seductions.
Wifredo Lam Center, Havana, Cuba.
               Invitee to the 6th Biennial of Painting. Cuenca, Ecuador.
               Cuban Art at the end of the Century. Valuarte de la Candelaria.
               Cádiz, Spain.
               Invitee to the 2nd salon of Cuban Contemporary Art.
               
Havana, Cuba.
               Group show of Cuban Artists.
Art Museum, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
               ARCO 1998. Madrid, Spain.

1997
     Pervasive References. Phyllis Kind Gallery, Soho, NY.
………….Evocation of Cuban Films. Collateral show at the 19th International
…………..Festival of  New Latin-American Film. Havana, Cuba
………….Silence. Latin-American Gallery, Casa de las Américas, Havana, Cuba
…………..50th Anniversary of the Fine Arts Independent Artists Association.
…………..Metropolitan Museum of Tokyo, Japan.
…………..Cuba at the End of the Century. Itinerant exhibition through Spain.

1996      First Iberoamerican Biennial of Watercolor. Salón Viña del Mar,
Municipal Casino de Viña del Mar, Chile.
…………..Sculpting TimeStradone Sant’agostino, Genoa, Italy.
…………..Zirama. Teatro della Societá di Mutuo Soccorso, Borgomanero, Italy.
…………..Words in the Tropic. The Nicolás Guillén Foundation, Camaguey, Cuba,
…………..and Gallery of the Venezuelan artist Carmen Montilla, Havana, Cuba.

1995      First Salon of Cuban Contemporary Art.
…………..Castillo de la Real Fuerza, Havana, Cuba.

1994      Gap Between Earth and Heaven.
…………..Collateral to the 5th Biennial of Havana, Cuba.
…………..First Provincial Salon of Awarded Artists.
…………..Provincial Museum of Camaguey, Cuba.

1993      11th International Drawing Biennial. Cleveland, England.
…………..Arte de Cuba. Centro d’Arte IL Brandale, Savona, Italy.
…………..The lone Rider. Center for the Development of Visual Arts, Havana, Cuba.

1992      Encounters. Cuban Interests Section in the USA. Washington, DC.
1990      Third National Salon of Awarded Artists. National Museum of Fine Arts.
…………..Havana, Cuba.
………….Salon of Young Art from the Oriental Provinces. Provincial Gallery,
…………..Guantánamo, Cuba.
…………..First City Salon. Alejo Carpentier Gallery, Camaguey, Cuba.

Artist Residencies

2014      MoMA Design Store. Soho, NYC.

2003      San Francisco State University. San Francisco, CA.

2004      San Diego State University. San Diego, CA.

2001      Eastern Kentucky University. Richmond, KY.

2000      La Esmeralda. DF, Mexico.

2000      The Art Institute of Boston. Boston, MA.

1996      The Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.

Grants and Awards

2016      2016 Photographer’s Fellowship.
…………..
Center for Photography at Woodstock, NY.

2000      UNESCO-ASCHBERG Bursaries for Artists
.
…………. Given in Paris, France.

1994      Prize of the 10th Salon Fidelio Ponce de León.
…………. Art Center of Camaguey, Cuba.

1993      Prize by the Ignacio Agramonte Museum and The Cuban Fund
…………. of Cultural 
Assets. 9th Fidelio Ponce de León, Camaguey, Cuba.

1992      Grand Prix, 1st National Drawing Biennial.
…………. 
Art Center of Camaguey, Cuba.
…………. Mention, Center for the Development of Visual Arts.
…………. 5th National Salon of Awarded Artists.
…………. National Museum of Fine Arts, Havana, Cuba.

1991      Prize of the 7th Salon Fidelio Ponce de León.
…………. 
Iberoamerican Center. Camaguey, Cuba.
…………. Prize of the 1st Salon of Young Artists.
…………. Art center of Camaguey, Cuba.
…………. Prize of the 1st National Salon of Drawing.
…………. Art Center of Camaguey, Cuba.

1990      Prize Amelia Peláez of the 6th Salon Fidelio Ponce de León.
…………. Alejo Carpentier Gallery, Camaguey, Cuba.

Collections

MOLA – Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, CA.

NMWA – National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC.

JSMW – The Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, Eugene, OR.

Private collections in Italy, Spain, France, Germany, Australia, Japan, and the USA.

Download as PDF → Curriculum Vitae.

Pin It on Pinterest

Shares
Share This