Timeline

1985
Premio Salón UNEAC, Havana 1982 - Primer Premio, Salón Paisaje '82 (First Prize Landscape Salon ‘82), National Museum of Fine Arts, Havana, Cuba
1987
Premio Encuentro de Grabado ‘87 (Engraving Encounter Prize), Havana, Cuba
1987
Premio Concurso “13 de Marzo” (March 13th Prize), Havana University, Havana, Cuba
1988
Premio Salón de la Ciudad ‘88, (City Salon Prize), Centro Provincial de Artes Plásticas y Diseño, Havana, Cuba
1992
Cintas Foundation Fellowship, New York, NY
Selected Collections:
National Museum of Fine Arts Permanent Collection, Havana, Cuba
Fototeca de Cuba, Havana, Cuba
Fondo Cubano de Bienes Culturales, Havana, Cuba
Center of Cuban Studies, New York, NY
Museum of Modern Art, Caracas, Venezuela
Cuban Museum of Art and Culture, Miami, FL
Cintas Foundation, New York, NY
Art Space, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Galería Nina Menocal, Mexico City, Mexico
Fundación Metronom, Barcelona, Spain

Exhibitions

2010
Art Chicago, Chicago, IL (solo)
2009
Thorough the Lens, Photography from the Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, FL
2008
Arte no es Vida, Actions by Artist of the Americas 1960-2000, El Museo del Barrio, New York, NY
2007
Cuba Avant-Garde, Arte Contemporaneo Cubano from the Farber Collection, Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, Gainsville, FL
2007
Work, by Art Science, Edge Zones, Miami, FL (solo)
2006
Arte de Cuba, Museu Oscar Niemeyer, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2005
Aesthasy (Aesthetic Ecstasy), Paul Sharpe Contemporary Art, New York, NY (solo)
2004
New Work-Focus-New York, PSCA, New York, NY (solo)
2003
Photographs: Arturo Cuenca and Eduardo Muñoz, Sicardi Gallery Houston, TX (solo)
2003
New Work, PSCA, New York, NY (solo)
2003
Images of Deception, Curated by Paul Sharpe, New York, NY
2003
Mapas Abiertos (Open Maps), Latin-American Photography (1991- 2002) Fundacion Telefonica, Madrid and Palau de la Virreina, Barcelona
2003
Tinieblas: Poeticas Artisticas de la Violencia, Espai d’ Art Contemporani de Castello EACC, Castello, Spain
2002
Breaking Barriers, Contemporary Cuban Art, The Mary Brogan Museum of Art and Science, Tallahassee, FL
2002
Arturo Cuenca: a Decade of Transition, PSCA, New York, NY (solo)
2002
New Work City ( utopYssey ), Generous Miracles Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2001
New Work City, Aroca Gallery, Coral Gables, FL (solo)
2001
Miami Art Fair, Miami Beach, FL
2001
Cuban Allure, Colorado Art Gallery, Boulder, CO
2001
Armory Show, New York Art Fair, New York, NY
2001
Fragments, Colleccio Rafael Tous d’ Art Contemporani Museu de la Universitat d’ Alacant, Alacant, Spain
2000
Cuban Allure: Photography, Film and Video, Charlotte, NC
2000
Miami Art Fair, Miami Beach, FL
2000
New Work, Ambrosino Gallery, Coral Gables, FL (solo)
2000
Nostalgia Recovered, Digital Works, La Mirada Gallery, CA (solo)
2000
New Work, Galeria Antonio de Barnola, Barcelona, Spain (solo)
2000
utopYssey, Galeria Brito Cimino, Sao Paulo, Brasil (solo)
2000
Cuban-American Art 2000, Art in the Embassies Program, United States Interests Section, Havana, Cuba
1999
ARCO 98, Galeria Nina Menocal, Madrid, Spain
1999
Art Chicago ‘98, Galeria Nina Menocal, Chicago, IL
1999
San Francisco Art Fair ‘98, Galeria Nina Menocal, San Francisco, CA
1998
The Promised Man, Emilio Navarro Gallery, Miami, FL (solo)
1997
CUBAON: 11 Conceptual Photographers, Generous Miracles Gallery, New York, NY
1997
Summer Group Show, 123 Watts Gallery, Tribeca, New York, NY
1996
V International Contemporary Art Fair Guadalajara ´96, Galería Nina Menocal, Guadalajara, Mexico
1996
Reality Bite: realism in contemporary art, The Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO
1995
No soy de aquí (I am not from here), Rubén Gallo Gallery, Mexico City, Mexico
1995
Cuba: la isla posible (Cuba: The Possible Island), Centre de Cultura Contemporania de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
1995
Sharing Roots: Cuenca and Gory, Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, FL (solo)
1995
Modernbund, Center for Curatorial Studies Museum, Bard College, New York, NY (solo)
1994
Homenaje a José Martí, (In Homage to José Martí), Casa de la Cultura de Tlaxcala, Mexico City, Mexico (solo)
1993
Arturo Cuenca: A Decade of Photographs: 1983-1993, INTAR Latin American Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1992
Arturo Cuenca, M. Gutierrez Fine Arts, Miami, FL (solo)
1992
José Bedia, Arturo Cuenca, Italo Scanga, Porter Randall Gallery, La Joya, CA
1991
5 Artistas cubanos (15 Cuban Artists), Ninart Cultural Center, Mexico City, Mexico
1991
Selected works of Arturo Cuenca, Cuban Museum of Art and Culture, Miami, FL (solo)
1990
Los cubanos llegaron ya (Cubans are Coming), Ninart Cultural Center, Mexico City, Mexico