Curriculum Vitae

Born in Havana, Cuba
 
EDUCATION
 
1994
Yale University School of Art, New Haven, CT
MFA Painting
 
1991
Florida International University, Miami, FL
BFA Visual Arts - major in painting
 
1991
Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
 
1979
Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
Ph.D. Clinical Psychology
 
1976
Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
MS Clinical Psychology
 
1973
University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL
BA Psychology, minor in Educational Psychology
 
AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIPS
 
2016
The Japan Foundation New York, Grant for Arts & Culture
(with Miami International Airport)

2012
Knight Foundation, Knight Arts Challenge Award
 
North America Airports Council International, Excellence in Community Outreach, 1st Place

2011
North America Airports Council International, Excellence in Customer Service Initiatives, 1st Place

2010
Artist Access Grant, Tigertail Productions, Miami-Dade Cultural Affairs Council

Florida Airports Council, Community Affairs Award
 
2007
Artist Enhancement Grant, State of Florida, Division of Cultural Affairs
           
Catto Scholarship Fund Award, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass, CO
 
2005
Miami-Dade County Manager’s “Achievement of Excellence” Award, Miami, FL
 
2003
North America Airports Council International, Excellence in Marketing and Communications Award, 1st Place, Special Events, for the exhibition, Healing the World
 
2000
Awarded residency at The Hambidge Center, Rabun Gap, GA
 
1998
Artist Access Grant, Tigertail Productions, Miami-Dade Cultural Affairs Council
           
Awarded residency at The Hambidge Center, Rabun Gap, GA

1994 - 95
J. William Fulbright Scholarship for Graduate Study Abroad (Spain) -
9 months; Approved for Extension - 3 months
 
1994
Yale University School of Art, Winsor Newton Oil Bar Limited Prize
In Recognition of Outstanding Work
 
1993 - 94
Yale University Tuition Scholarship
 
1992 - 93
Yale University Tuition Scholarship
 
1991
Faculty Commendation for Excellence in Art, Florida International University
 
Betty Laird Purchase Award
The Art Museum of Florida International University, Miami, FL
 
1991
Purchase Award, The Museum of Art, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
 
1974 - 79
Full Scholarship, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

1971 - 73
University of Miami Scholarship
 
 
SOLO EXHIBITIONS
 
2016
Along the Road of Dreams, Kathryn Markel Fine Arts, New York, NY

Along the Road of Dreams, University Gallery,
The University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Recent Work, Kathryn Markel Fine Arts, Bridgehampton, NY
 
2015
There is Only the Dance, J. Johnson Gallery, Jacksonville Beach, FL
 
2014
Sometimes There Are No Rules, Kathryn Markel Fine Arts, New York, NY
 
2013
Too Much of a Good Thing is Wonderful, Kathryn Markel Fine Arts, Bridgehampton, NY                       
 
2012
Meditations on the Between, Kathryn Markel Fine Arts, New York, NY
 
Azul: Works on Paper, The Schoolhouse Gallery, Provincetown, MA
 
2011
Wild Companions, Kathryn Markel Fine Arts, New York, NY

Holding the Space, Indianapolis Art Center, Indianapolis, Indiana

New Paintings, Kenise Barnes Fine Art, Larchmont, New York           
 
2009
New Work, J. Johnson Gallery, Jacksonville Beach, FL

Odegard’s Ongoing Artist Series, Odegard Showroom, Miami Design District, Miami, FL (in conjunction with ArtBasel, Miami Beach)
 
2006
Recent Work, J. Johnson Gallery, Jacksonville Beach, FL
 
In summer, the song sings itself, Art @ Work,
Arturo Mosquera Collection, Miami, FL
 
2005
Working the Fields, Elaine Baker Gallery, Boca Raton, FL 

1997
Metro-Dade Cultural Resource Center, Miami, FL
 
Mujeres, St. Thomas University, Atrium Gallery, Miami, FL
 
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
 
2016
Bojagi: the Living Tradition, Suwon/Hwasung Museum,
Suwon (Seoul), South Korea

Pigment and Paper, Kenise Barnes Fine Art, Larchmont, NY
 
Friends, J. Johnson Gallery, Jacksonville Beach, FL
 
2015
Yolanda Sánchez and Don Swanson,
Kenise Barnes Fine Art, Larchmont, NY
 
Aesthetics & Values Exhibition, The Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum, Florida International University, Miami, FL
 
2014
Thirty Years on the Road, curated by Edouard Duval-Carrié, ArtCenter/South Florida, Miami Beach, FL
 
Korea Bojagi Forum, Jeju Museum of Contemporaty Art, Jeju Culture Artists Village, Jeju Island, South Korea
 
Chojun Textile and Quilt Museum, Seoul, South Korea
 
2013
Abstract Thinking, Kenise Barnes Fine Art, Larchmont, NY

Abstract, adj.:  Expressing a quality apart from an object, Ringling College of Art & Design, Selby Gallery, Sarasota, FL
 
Paint City, Florida International University, Miami Beach Urban Studios, Miami Beach, FL
 
2012
A Través del Entramado: Ver Sin Ser Visto, Museo Siyâsa, Murcia, Spain

Aqua Art Miami (ArtBasel Miami Beach), Kathryn Markel Gallery, Miami, FL

Paint, Bridge Red Studios/Project Space, Miami, FL

Kenise Barnes Fine Art at Designing Greenwich, Stamford, CT

Korea Bojagi Forum, International Exhibition, Bojagi and Beyond, Seoul, Korea

Little Languages/Coded Pictures, curated by Michelle Weinberg and Theresa Hackett, Leslie Heller Workspace and Kathryn Markel Fine Arts, New York, NY
 
Florida Focus Exhibition: A Celebration of Contemporary Florida Art, curated by Ken Rollins, The Studio@620, St. Petersburg, FL
 
2011
Uncommon Threads, Kathryn Markel Fine Arts, New York, NY

The Search for Self-Identity in Cuban Contemporary Art,  Café XIII, The Journeys of Cuban Writers and Artists, Gallery of the Errol Barrow Center for the Imagination, University of West Indies, Barbados
 
Outdoor Installation, Suwong Hwaseong International Theatre and Arts Festival, Seoul, Korea
 
2011
Bojagi International Exhibition,
Museum of Craft and Folk Art, San Francisco, CA

Works on Paper, J. Johnson Gallery, Jacksonville Beach, FL
 
2010
Good & Plenty/Art Basel 2010, ArtCenter/South Florida, Miami Beach, FL

Ways of World-Making: Notes on the Passion for Collecting, Miami-Dade College, Wolfson Campus, The Freedom Tower, Miami, FL
 
Kathryn Markel Gallery, Artists’ Invitational, New York, NY
 
Café X: The Journey of Cuban Artists, Errol Barrow Center for Creative Imagination, in conjunction with the symposium, Celebrating the Cuban Diaspora, University of the West Indies, Barbados
 
2009
Just Breathe, Kenise Barnes Fine Art, Larchmont, NY

NEW/NOW: New Painting and Drawing, The Schoolhouse Gallery, Provincetown, MA
 
2008
Café VIII: The Journey of Cuban Artists, Temple University, Rome Campus, Rome, Italy
 
2007

Café VII: The Journeys of Cuban Artists, Arizona State University, Interdisciplinary Arts and Performance Gallery, Glendale, AZ

Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta, GA

Building Picturing, The Painting Center, New York, NY

Vision de un Lenguaje Abstracto, A. Cueto Gallery, San Juan, Puerto Rico
 
2005
Introductions 05, Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta, GA

Crossing the Line, The Painting Center, New York, NY

A Group Show, Scott White Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA

The Right Work at the Right Time, Dorsch Gallery, Miami, FL
 
2004
Scott White Contemporary Art, Telluride, CO; LaJolla, CA
           
Locust Projects, Miami, FL
 
2003
Scott White Contemporary Art, Telluride, CO; LaJolla, CA

Locust Projects, Miami, FL
 
2002
Eliciting a ResponseSelections from the Permanent Collection,
Museum of Art, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
 
2002
The No Show, Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami, FL

Miami Art Exchange Non-Affiliated Juried Exhibition in conjunction with Art
Basel 2002, The Living Room, Miami, FL

Stomping Ground 1, ArtCenter/South Florida, Miami Beach, FL

The Red Show, Cheryl Hazan Arts Gallery, New York, NY

Art Times, Cheryl Hazan Arts Gallery, New York, NY

Paper View, ArtCenter/South Florida, Miami Beach, FL
 
2001
Home Grown, Art Center South Florida, Miami Beach, FL

2000
Inner Vistas: Self-Portraits of the ArtCenter/South Florida, Miami Beach, FL 

1999
Sneak Preview: New Juried Artists, ArtCenter/South Florida, Miami Beach, FL
 
1998
Southeastern College Art Conference Juried Exhibition, Ambrosino Gallery, Miami, FL
 
1997
Breaking Barriers: Selections from the Museum of Art’s Contemporary Cuban Collection,
 Museum of Art, Ft. Lauderdale, FL; Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, FL; Snite Museum of Art, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN

39th Annual Hortt Memorial Competition Exhibition,
Museum of Art, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

The Narrative Spirit, Dunedin Fine Art Center, Dunedin, FL
 
1996
38th Annual Hortt Memorial Competition Exhibition,
Museum of Art, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
               
1993 
Figure Show,
The Art Lab, Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island, NY

1991
Yale University, African American Cultural Center, New Haven, CT 
New Perspectives, Center of Contemporary Art, North Miami, FL
 
 
PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
 
Museum of Contemporary Art, Jacksonville, FL
Graham University Center, Florida International University,
Miami, FL, State of Florida Art in State Buildings Program
The Frost Art Museum, Florida International University, Miami, FL
Museum of Art, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Neiman Marcus Corporate Headquarters, Dallas, TX
Chojun Textile & Quilt Museum, Seoul, South Korea
J. Crew, New York, NY
New York Presbyterian Hospital
 
 
COMMUNITY AND OTHER PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
(upon request) 
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