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Yoan Capote, Pinar del Rio, 1977

Lives and works in Havana, Cuba

Education and Professional Experience
2001 / 2003 Professor of Visual Art at the Higher Institute of Art (ISA), Havana, Cuba
1996 / 2001 Higher Institute of Art (ISA) Havana, Cuba
1991 / 1995 National School of Art (ENA) Havana, Cuba
1988 / 1991 Provincial School of Art, Pinar del Rio, Cuba

Solo Exhibitions
2016 Isla, Ben Brown Fine Arts, London, UK
2015 Collective Unconscious, Jack Shainman Gallery, NY,
2014 Emotional Objects, Ben Brown Fine Arts, London, UK
2013 Rerum Alter Natura, Long House Reserve, East Hampton, NY, USA
2012 Fonemas y Morfemas II, with Iván Capote, Galería Habana, Havana, Cuba
          Momentum, XI Havana Biennial, El Nukleo + El Bunker Studio, Havana, Cuba
2011 In Tran-sit, 21c Museum, Louisville, KY, USA
          Fonemas y Morfemas, with Iván Capote, Galería Habana, Havana, Cuba
2010 Mental States, Jack Shainman Gallery, NY, USA
2008 Psicomorfosis, Galería Habana, Havana, Cuba
2006 Pensamientos Paralelos, Havana Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland.
2004 Animica, George Adams Gallery, NY, USA
          Between the Lines, Paul Sharpe Contemporary Art, NY, USA
          Preparations: Studies for Sculpture on Paper, Andre Zarre, Gallery, NY, USA
2003 Drawings and Projects, Brownstone Foundation, Paris, France
2001 El Diseño de lo Híbrido, Galería Habana, Havana, Cuba
1999 ULM (Huéleme), Galería Carmelo González, Havana, Cuba
1998 Tracc Bakk Track, Galería 23 y 12, Havana, Cuba

Group Exhibitions
2016 Contingent Beauty: Contemporary Art from Latin America, The Museum of Arts Houston, USA
2015 Cuba Ficción y fantasía, Casa Daros, Rio de Janerio, Brazil
         Enhanced!, University of South Florida, USA
2014 Nuit Blanche, a free all-night contemporary art event, Toronto, Canada
         Beyond the classical: imagining the ideal across time, National Academy Museum, NY, USA
2013 Cuban Forever, Pizzuti Collection, Columbus, OH, USA
2012 Entre Trópicos, Caixa Cultural, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
          HB, XI Havana Biennial, Pabexpo Exhibition Complex, Havana, Cuba
          Caos, Galería Havana, Havana, Cuba
          Construir, Deconstruir y Destruir, Carlos Garaicoa Studio, Madrid, Spain
          Círculos, Galería Elba Benítez, Madrid, Spain
2011 54th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
          Adjoining Islands: The Cuban Pavilion in Manhattan, SRDR Enterprises, NY, USA
          L’Insoutenable l’égèreté de l’être, Yvon Lambert, NY, USA
          Cuba Now, 21c Museum, Louisville, KY, USA
2010 Stressisimo, Galería Habana, Havana, Cuba
          Cuba Avant-Garde: Contemporary Cuban Art from Farber Collection, Lowe Art Museum, Miami, FL, USA
          Portugal Arte 10, First Portugal Biennial, Lisbon, Portugal
          Without Mask, Johannesburg Art Gallery (JAG), Johannesburg, Southafrica
          En Otra Dimensión, Galería Habana, Havana, Cuba
          Los Impolíticos, NAP, Naples, Italy
          Polaridades Complementarias, New Orleans Art Museum, New Orleans, USA
          Panamericano, Kurimanzutto, Mexico City, Mexico
2009 Las Américas Latinas – Las fatigas del querer, Spazio Oberdan, Milan, Italy
          Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, Greece
          Confluencias II: Inside Arte Cubano Contemporáneo, The National Hispanic Cultural Center, Albuquerque, USA
          X Havana Biennial, La Cabaña Fortress, Havana, Cuba
          HB, X Havana Biennial, Pabexpo exhibition Complex, Havana, Cuba
2008 Erótica, National Museum of Fine Arts, Havana, Cuba
          State of Exchange, Institute of International Visual Art (INIVA), London, UK
          Contemporary Cuban Art, New Jersey, USA
          Surrounded by Water, Boston University Art Gallery, Boston, USA
2007 Killing Time, Exit Art, NY
          Inside/Outside, George Adams Gallery, NY
          Waiting List: Time and Transition in Contemporary Cuban Art, City Art Museum of Ljubljana (MGML), Tiskovina, Slovenia.
          Cero, White Hall of the San Francisco de Asís Convent, Havana, Cuba
2006 Case Studies: Art in a Valise, Katonah Museum of Art, NY, USA
          Contemporary Cuban Drawing, Paul Sharpe Contemporary Art, NY, USA
          Pacemaker: Contemporary Cuban Art, Edward Day Gallery, Toronto, Canada
          Obsessions, Edward Day Gallery, Toronto, Canada
          Group Show, George Adams Gallery, NY, USA
          Inner Cities, Galería Luz y Oficio, Havana, Cuba
          Doble Blanco, Galería Villa Manuela, Havana, Cuba
          In the Nature of Things, George Adams Gallery, NY, USA
2005 Body Language, George Adams Gallery, NY, USA
          Wunderkammer I, Galería Nina Menocal, DF., Mexico
2004 Cuba from the Inside Looking Out I, Wayne State University, Detroit, USA
          New Installations, Artists in Residence: Cuba, Mattrees Factory, Pittsburgh, USA
          Benchmark, Longhouse Reserve, East Hampton, NY, USA
          Just on time, Galería Habana, Havana, Cuba
          The Future is Now, Paul Sharpe Contemporary Art, NY, USA
          Collector’s Show, Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, USA
          Bush-Wack!, George Adams Gallery, NY, USA
2003 VIII Havana Biennial, La Cabaña Fortress, Havana, Cuba
          Ciudad Múltiple, International Exhibition in Public Spaces, Panama City, Panama
          Sentido Común, Galería Habana, Havana, Cuba
2002 International Show, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT, USA
          La Huella Múltiple, CDAV, Havana, CUBA
          La Huella Múltiple, Havana Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland
          100 years of Art in Pinar del Río, Pinar del Río Art Museum (MAPRI), Cuba
          ISA Graduated, Havana Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland
2000 VII Havana Biennial, Havana, Cuba
          Zoom, Galería Convenio Andrés Bello, Bogotá, Colombia
          Con un Pensar Abstraído, DUPP Project, Galería Habana, Havana, Cuba
1999 A Ras de Tierra, Architects College, Havana, Cuba
          Los Desvelos del Cíclope, Espacio Abierto, Havana, Cuba
          El Pabellón del Vacío, II Performance Festival, DUPP Project, Havana, Cuba
          The Performatical Condition, Wifredo Lam Center, Havana, Cuba
          Con un Pensar Abstraído (Public Intervention), DUPP Project, La Rampa, Havana, Cuba
          La Época (Public intervention), Comercial Center La Época, Havana, Cuba
          VII Salon of Erotic Art, Galería Mariano Rodríguez, Havana, Cuba
1998 II Salon of Contemporary Art, La Fototeca de Cuba, Havana, Cuba
          Pizza Pizza, Postimposibility, CDAV, Cuba and Fine Arts University, France
          Building Cultural Bridges, Cornell, Atlantic and William Patterson Universities, USA
          II Sculpture Biennial, Galería Teodoro Ramos Blanco, Havana, Cuba
          I Performance Festival Ana Mendieta, Galería UNEAC, Havana, Cuba
1997 Antes de la lluvia, Galería del ISA, VI Havana Biennial, Havana, Cuba
1996 Se Mandaron pa’ home, CDAV, Havana, Cuba
1995 El Molino Rojo, Casa del Joven Creador, Havana, Cuba
1994 ENA Una Vez, Galería ENA, V Havana Biennial, Havana, Cuba

Fellowships, Residencies and Awards
2006 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship, NY, USA
2005 Pollock-Krasner Foundation Award, NY, USA
2004 Invited artist, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, USA
          Residency, Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh, USA
          Grant and fellowship, Cuban Artists Fund, NY, USA
2003 Residency, Brownstone Foundation, Paris, France
2002 Fellowship, Vermont Studio Center, Vermont, USA
          Residency, American Friends of the Ludwig Foundation of Cuba, NY, USA
          Mention (Curator prize), National Council of Visual Arts, Havana, Cuba
2000 UNESCO Prize, VII Havana Biennial (with Galería DUPP), Havana, Cuba
          Curator Prize, National Council of Visual Arts, (with Galería DUPP), Havana, Cuba
1998 Teodoro Ramos Blanco Fellowship, Ludwig Foundation of Cuba, Havana, Cuba
          First Prize, II Sculpture Biennial, Galería Teodoro Ramos Blanco, Havana, Cuba