By Carlos Enrique Prado

CARLOS ENRIQUE PRAD0

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Carlos Enrique Prado

Havana, Cuba, 1978

 

E-Mail         carlospradoart@yahoo.com  

Websites    www.carlosenriqueprado.com

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Award-winning visual artist and art professor with 10 years of experience.

 

Education

2008          MFA in Studio Art. ISA University of the Arts of Cuba.

2002          BFA in Sculpture. ISA University of the Arts of Cuba.

1996          Graduated of Sculpture and Drawing at the San Alejandro National School of Fine Arts, Cuba.

 

Teaching  works

2013          Lecturer. University of Southern California. Los Angeles, CA.

                 Lecturer. East los Angeles College, Los Angeles, CA.

2011          Visiting professor. Summer class Arts 281(V): Large-scale Ceramic Sculptures. University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA.

                 Lecturer and visiting professor. Portrait in Clay Demonstration. Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX.

2007          Life Modeling in Clay class at the Royal University College of Arts (KKH). Stockholm, Sweden.  

2007-11     Assistant Professor, Sculpture and Ceramic. ISA University of the Arts of Cuba    

2006-11     Head of the Sculpture Program. Visual Arts School at ISA University of the Arts of Cuba

2004-07     Instructor Professor, Sculpture and Ceramic. ISA University of the Arts of Cuba

2002-04     Graduate Assistant. ISA University of the Arts of Cuba

2009          Temporary Dean of the Visual Arts School for four months. ISA University of the Arts of Cuba

2004-11     Member of Tribunals in the admission exams. Tutor, opponent and a member of tribunals in more than 30 diploma works.

1999-02     Student assistant of Ceramic and Art History at the ISA University of Arts of Cuba.

 

Residencies and Visiting Artist

2013          Visiting artist and guest lecture. University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

                 Visiting artist and guest lecture. East los Angeles College, Los Angeles, CA                

2012          Artist in residence. Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX

2011          Visiting artist. Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

                 Visiting artist. Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX

                 Visiting artist - professor. University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA

2010          Visiting artist. University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL

2007          Artist in residence. Royal University College of Arts (KKH). Stockholm, Sweden

 

Awards

2007          Second Prize of installation. Biennial of Ceramics "The Mural and the Vessel". National Museum of Ceramics in Havana.

2006          Third Prize. VIII Biennial of Ceramics "Amelia Peláez". National Museum of Ceramics in Havana.

2004          Mention. VII Biennial of Ceramics "Amelia Peláez". National Museum of Ceramics in Havana.

2003          Prize. International Triennial of Ceramics Elit-Tile. Museum of Modern Arts of Santo Domingo. Dominican Republic.

1996          Prize in Sculpture. Academia ‘96, International Event of Schools of Arts. San Alejandro National Academy of Fine Arts, Cuba.

 

Solo Exhibitions

2010

Preludio y Fuga (Prelude and Fugue –Escapes–). Digital prints and installation. Convent of San Francisco de Asis. Havana. X Biennial of Ceramic of Havana

2009

El icono escamoteado (The Whisked Away Icon). Sculptures. Hispanic-American Center of Culture. Havana.

2008

Project Room: Carlos Enrique, recent works. Sculptures and digital prints. Pan-American Art projects. Miami city, USA.

Terapia sanitaria (Sanitary Therapy). Sculptures. Ludwig Foundation of Cuba. Havana.

2006

Re-Visiones (Re-visions). Sculptures. National Museum of Ceramics. Havana.

Todo para llevar (Everything to Take). Portable sculptures. Galiano Gallery. Havana.

2005

Otra forma más de mirar lo mismo (A Different Way of Looking at the Same Thing). Digital prints. It was organized by the Contemporary Art Center Wifredo Lam and the Ludwig Foundation of Cuba. ICAIC Cultural Center Gallery. Havana.

2002

Mírate el mundo de otra manera (Look Yourself at the World in a Different Way). Sculptures. La Acacia Gallery in Havana. Graduation exhibition.

Miradas Posibles (Possible Glances). Sculptures. Miramar Trade Center. Havana. (Bipersonal)

1996

Seudoexposición (Pseudo-Exhibition). San Alejandro National Academy of Fine Arts. Havana.

Transfiguración (Transfiguration). Installation with drawings and sculptures. 23rd and 12th Gallery. Havana.

1994

Almas en pena  (Grieving Souls). Drawings. Galiano Gallery. Havana.

1993

Con mi cruz a cuestas (With my Cross on the Back). Sculptures and drawings. Carmelo González Gallery, Cultural Center of Vedado. Havana.

1992

Adolescencia (Adolescence). Sculptures. 23 y 12 Gallery. Havana.                          

 

Group Exhibitions

2013

Biennial of Ceramic “The Mural and the Vessel”. Organized by the National Museum of Ceramic. Hispanic-American Center of Culture. Havana, Cuba.

2012

10 for 10 x2: 10th Anniversary New Acquisitions. ASU Art Museum, Ceramic Research Center. Tempe, AZ.

From the Clay Studio IV. Juanita Harvey Art Gallery, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX.

2011

Exhibition in Tribute to the 50 anniversary of the Association of Writers and Artists of Cuba (UNEAC). Acacia Gallery. Havana, Cuba.

Exhibition Large-scale ceramic Sculptures. University of Mary Washington and LibertyTown Arts Workshop Gallery. Fredericksburg, VA.

Biennial of Ceramic “The Mural and the Vessel”. Organized by the National Museum of Ceramic. Hispanic-American Center of Culture. Havana, Cuba.

Exhibition Ripped Eyes. House-Museum of Asia. Havana, Cuba.

2010

X Biennial of Ceramic of Havana. Convent of San Francisco de Asis. Havana, Cuba.

2009

1st Symposium of Installations of San Pancho. Exhibition Irrational Relation. San Pancho Cultural Center & Residence. Nayarit. Mexico.

Chronos. Contemporary Cuban Art. Gallery La Casona. Havana.

CODEMA in the Biennial X of the Havana. Space of National CODEMA (Advisory Council for the Development of the Monumental and Environmental Sculpture).

The Human Body. National Museum of Ceramic. Havana.

Biennial of Ceramic “The Mural and the Vessel”. Organized by the National Museum of Ceramic. Convent of San Franciscode Asis. Havana.

2008

The 13th Annual Los Angeles Art Show. Santa Monica Air Center. Santa Monica, CA, USA.

ArtMadrid 2008, Modern and Contemporary Art Hall. Country House of Madrid. Spain.

IX Biennial of Ceramics (sculpture and installations). Organized by the National Museum of Ceramics.  White Room Gallery of The San Francisco de Asis Convent . Havana.

2007

Biennial of Ceramics "The Mural and the Vessel". Organized by the National Museum of Ceramics. White Room Gallery of  San Francisco de Asis Convent . Havana.

Gracias por el fuego (Thank you for the fire), Cuban contemporary ceramics. Villa Manuela Gallery, National Association of Writers and Artists of Cuba (UNEAC). Havana.

ArtMadrid 2007. Modern and Contemporary Art Hall. Country House of Madrid. Spain.

Mundo de Aromas (World of Aromas). Havana Convention Center.

2006

International Triennial of Ceramics Elit-Tile. Museum of Modern Arts in Santo Domingo. Dominican Republic.

VIII International Digital Art Hall. Cultural Center Pablo de la Torriente Brau. Havana.

VIII Biennial of Ceramics “Amelia Peláez”, organized by the National Museum of Ceramics. Fifth Cloister gallery of the San Francisco de Asis Convent . Havana.

Taller Abierto (Open Studio). National CODEMA (Advisory Council for the Development of the Monumental and Environmental Sculpture). Collateral at IX Biennial of Havana.  

La ciudad otra - el hombre otro (The other city - another man). Hispanic-American Center of Culture. Collateral at IX Biennial of Havana.

ArtMadrid 2006, Modern and Contemporary Art Hall. Country House of Madrid. Spain.

H2Oro. House of the Poetry Gallery. Havana.

2005

Exhibition of Contemporary Cuban Sculpture. International Event "Culture and Development" at the Convention Center of Havana.

Biennial of Ceramics "The Mural and the Vessel". Organized by the National Museum of the Ceramics. Fifth Cloister Gallery of San Francisco de Asis Convent. Havana.

2004

VII Biennial of Ceramics “Amelia Peláez”, organized by the National Museum of Ceramics. White Room Gallery of the Convent of San Francisco de Asis. Havana.

Lo Clásico (The Classic Thing), Cuban contemporary ceramics. Hispanic-American Center of Culture. Havana.

2003

Exhibition Bosque (Forest). Collateral Event to VIII Biennial of the Havana. National Museum of Ceramics. Havana.

“Without Title. The object in the Cuban contemporary sculpture”. Arts and Literature School at the University of Havana.

The ISA at the Culture Pavilion of the Expocuba International fair.

El violín descalzo. Great Theater of Havana.

2002

Biennial of Ceramics "The Mural and the Vessel". National Museum of Ceramics, Castillo de La Real Fuerza. Havana.

International Triennial of Ceramics Elit-Tile. Museum of Modern Arts in  Santo Domingo. Dominican Republic.

ArtMadrid 2002, Modern and Contemporary Art Hall. Country House of Madrid. Spain.

REMAKE. Arts and Literature School at the University of Havana.

2001

Biennial of Ceramics "Amelia Peláez". National Museum of the Ceramics, Castillo de La Real Fuerza. Havana.

2000

Third Biennial of Sculpture. Teodoro Ramos Blanco Gallery. Havana.

1999

Proyecto Vuelo (Flight Project). ISA, University of Arts of Cuba.

Second Festival of Performances Ana Mendieta. Pabellon Cuba. Havana.

1998

Esto no tiene nombre (This has no name), collateral to the National Salon of Contemporary Art. ISA, University of Arts of Cuba. Havana.

Ana Mendieta, First Festival of Performances. National Association of Writers and Artists of Cuba. UNEAC. Havana.  

Proyecto Vuelo (Flight Project). Art History and Literature School at the University of Havana.

1997

Biennial of Havana. Exhibition Sin Título -“Trabajos por cuenta propia” (Without Title -"Free Lance works"). Art History and Literature School at the University of Havana.

1996

Salon Académica 96. International Event of Art Schools in Latin America. Gallery of the San Alejandro Academy of Fine Arts. Havana.

First Biennial of Sculpture Teodoro Ramos Blanco. Teodoro Ramos Blanco Gallery. Havana.

Fichas para escoger (Pieces to choose). Visual Arts School Gallery, ISA.

1995

Exhibition of sculptures. Gallery of Marianao in Havana.

1994

San Alejandro in the Biennial of Havana. San Alejandro’s Academy of Fine Arts Gallery. Havana.

Exhibition of the ARAR group. Gallery of the Center of International Press. Havana.

Sculpture exhibition .Forms Gallery. Havana.

1993

175th anniversary of the San Alejandro Academy. Amelia Peláez Gallery. Havana.

1992

San Alejandro's students exhibition. 23rd y 12th Gallery. Havana.

1990

Exhibition of sculptures of the José Fowler group. Cultural Center of the municipality 10 de Octubre. Havana.

 

Related experience

2012-

Present     Part-time Conservation Technician.  Rosa Lowinger and Associates, company specialized in the preservation of sculpture, architectural elements, three-dimensional artwork and contemporary art. Miami, Fl

2010          Juror, X Biennial of Ceramics, Havana, Cuba.

2002          Designer of the Web page of ISA University of Arts of Cuba.    

1998-01     Illustrator for the Cuban magazines Cartelera and La Isla Infinita.  

 

Lectures          

2013

Carlos Enrique Prado. The personal experience of a Cuban artist. University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA.

Carlos Enrique Prado. The personal experience of a Cuban artist. East los Angeles College, Los Angeles, CA.          

2011

Overview of his work and Cuban ceramics. The Ceramics Research Center at the ASU Art Museum. Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.

Presentation of the personal artwork: How to be an artist in Cuba. Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX.

A ceramist talks about a ceramist. Presentation of the personal artwork. National Museum of Ceramic. Havana.

2010

The State of Ceramic Art in Cuba. Bryant Conference Center Auditorium. University of Alabama. Tuscaloosa, AL.

The Cuban Contemporary Artistic Ceramic. College of Arts and Science, Department Modern Languages and Classics. University of Alabama. Tuscaloosa, AL.

The ceramic program at the University of Arts of Cuba. College of Arts and Science, Department Art & Art History. Tuscaloosa, AL.

Carlos Enrique artwork. Presentation on the personal work and the story of his professional development as an artist. Department of Arts and Art History. University of Mary Washington. Fredericksburg, VA.

2009

Proyectos artísticos contemporáneos en cerámica. Contemporary artistic projects in ceramic. Appreciation course on the development of the artistic ceramic in Cuba. Ceramic Workshop Mirta García Buch. Havana.

2008

Escultura en cerámica. Estrategias visibles desde el taller de escultura del ISA. Sculpture in ceramic. Evident strategies from the sculpture workshop of ISA. Professional School of Plastic Arts, Youth’s Island, Cuba.

Reflexiones Sanitarias. Sanitary reflections. Presentation of the thesis in option to the grade of Master in Art. Ludwig Foundation of Cuba. Havana.

2007

The Ceramic Workshop of ISA, an alternative for the sculpture in Cuba. The Royal University College of Fine Arts (KKH). Stockholm, Sweden.

2006

El creador y su obra. Historia de un artista "profesionalizado" (The creator and his work. An artist's history about how he became a "professional"). A series of lectures developed at the VIII Biennial of Ceramic "Amelia Peláez"in the San Francisco de Asis Convent. Havana.

2005

The Teaching of the ceramics in Universuty of Art of Cuba - ISA. San Francisco de Asis Convent  Art Center. Havana.

2002

The experimentation in ceramics. Presentation of the Barro Espiritual Project, in the National Museum of the Ceramics. Castillo de La Real Fuerza. Havana.

1999

Round table on the Sculpture in Cuba. Points of view of creators from the different generations at the Arts and Literature School of the University of Havana.

1998

The fine Arts creators within the digital world. 2nd meeting of specialists in Virtual Reality. Mass Media and Communication School, ISA-University of Arts of Cuba.

 

Collections

ASU Art Museum, Ceramic Research Center. Tempe, AZ

National Museum of Ceramics. Havana, Cuba

Museum of the Contemporary Ceramics (MCC) in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife, Spain

Museum of Dance, Havana, Cuba

Museum of City of Havana, Cuba

Cultural Center Dulce María Loynaz, Havana, Cuba

Elf Genius art fundació, Barcelona, Spain

PanAmerican Arts Projects, Miami, FL

University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA

 

Carlos’ works can be found in different private collections in Cuba, USA, Spain, France, Switzerland, Germany, Mexico, Dominican Republic, among others.

 

Bibliography

Alberdi, Virginia: “Otro Carlos Enrique: retrato de un artista adolescente”, revista Artecubano, No. 2, La Habana, 1995, pp. 42-45, ilus.

Alberdi, Virginia: “Ni inocente ni neutral”, Granma newspaper, No 207 – año 41, La Habana, miércoles 31 de agosto de 2005, ilus.

Alberdi, Virginia: “Carlos Enrique Prado: Ni inocente ni neutral”, Cubarte, portal de la cultura cubana. Noticias, 3 de septiembre de 2005, ilus. http://www.cubarte.cult.cu/paginas/actualidad/noticia.php?id=26374&tabla=articulo_2005

Alonso, Alejandro G.: Todo para llevar (cat.), Galería Galiano, La Habana, agosto, 2006.

Alonso, Alejandro G.: Re-visiones (cat.), Museo Nacional de la Cerámica, La Habana, 2006.

Alonso, Alejandro G.: “X Bienal de Cerámica” (Una exposición personal), revista Artecubano, No 2, La Habana, 2010, pp 53, ilus.

Barreto, Emilio: “Prado transfigurado”, revista Cartelera Cultural, no. 64, La Habana, 1996, ilus.

Branscome, Jeff: “From Cuba to US: Clay connection”. The Free Lance-Star newspaper, Fredericksburg city, VA, USA. August 4, 2011.   http://www.fredericksburg.com/News/FLS/2011/082011/08042011/643029

Calvo, Onedys: “El ceramista escultor: Carlos Enrique, el artista”, revista Revolución y Cultura, no. 5-6, año 2009, pp. 59-65, ilus.

Castellanos, Israel: “La taza sanitaria emplaza”, revista digital La Jiribilla, No 223, La Habana 2005, ilus.   http://www.lajiribilla.co.cu/2005/n223_08/mirada.html

Noceda Fernández, José Manuel: “Carlos Enrique Prado: con un mirar diferente”, revista La Gaceta de Cuba, no. 3, La Habana, mayo-junio, 2006, pp. 46-48, ilus.

Noceda Fernández, José Manuel: “Carlos Enrique Prado: La ritualidad del objeto”, Otra forma más de mirar lo mismo (cat.), Centro Cultural ICAIC, La Habana, julio, 2005.

Pereira, María de los Ángeles: “Descubrir lo sublime”, Mírate el mundo de otra manera (cat.), Galería La Acacia, La Habana, junio, 2002.

Pereira, María de los Ángeles: “Carlos Enrique, escultor”, revista Artecubano, no 2-3, La Habana, 2003, pp 48-51, ilus.

Prado Herrera, Carlos Enrique: “Terapia Sanitaria. Apuntes colaterales”, revista Noticias de Artecubano, no 8 año 9, La Habana, agosto de 2008, pp 7, ilus.

Prado Herrera, Carlos Enrique: Transfiguración (cat.), Centro de arte 23 y 12, La Habana, 1996.

Prado Herrera, Carlos Enrique: Todo para llevar (cat.), Galería Galiano, La Habana, 2006.

Reyes Cruz, Alain: “Aquí y allá. A propósito de la exposición personal Todo para llevar de Carlos Enrique Prado, en Galería Galiano”, revista Noticias de Artecubano, no 4 año 7, La Habana, septiembre-octubre de 2006, pp 3, ilus.

Rodríguez, Dianelys: “Todo para llevar”, Portal San Cristóbal de La Habana. Sept de 2006. http://www.sancristobal.cult.cu/bd/muestra.asp?id=225

Sánchez Álvarez, Amalia: Almas en pena (cat.), Galería Galiano, La Habana, 1994.

Sweeten-Shults, Lana: “MSU resident artist: Torsos’ Travelers”. Times Record News newspaper. Wichita Falls, Texas. April, 8, 2012.

Vasallo, María del Carmen: “Todo para llevar”, portal web Cubasí.cu, 28-08-2006.http://cultura-resena.cubasi.cu/desktopdefault.aspx?spk=160&clk=130258&lk=1&ck=67615&spka=35

Veigas Zamora, José: “La escultura en Cuba. Siglo XX”, Fundación Caguayo y Editorial Oriente, Santiago de Cuba, 2005, pp. 346-348, ilus.