Carlos Estévez was born in Havana, Cuba, 1969. Lives and works in Miami, USA. Graduated from the Instituto Superior de Arte, Havana, Cuba in 1992. Received the Grand Prize in the First Salon of Contemporary Cuban Art in 1995 and the Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant for Painters and Sculptors in 2015. Residencies include: Academia de San Carlos, UNAM, Mexico (1997); Gasworks Studios, London, England (1997); The UNESCO-ASCHBERG in The Nordic Artists´ Center in Dale, Norway (1998); Art-OMI Foundation, New York, USA (1998); The Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA, USA (2002); Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, France (2003-2004); Montclair University, New Jersey, USA (2005), and McColl Center for Arts + Innovations (2016). Solo Exhibitions held at: Fine Art Museum, Havana, Cuba; The Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum at Florida International University, Miami, FL, USA; Couturier Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA; Center of Contemporary Art, New Orleans, LA, USA; Pan American Art Projects, Miami, FL, USA; LaCa Projects, Charlotte, NC, USA; Denise Bibro Fine Art, Chelsea, NY, USA; Havana Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland; JM’ Arts Galerie, Paris, France; Alva Gallery, New London, CT, USA; Enlace Arte Contemporáneo, Lima, Peru; Promo-arte Gallery, Tokio, Japan; Lyle O. Reitzel Gallery, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic; Taylor Bercier Gallery, New Orleans, LA, USA. In 2009, he had his first mid-career retrospective at UB Galleries, Buffalo University, USA. Group Exhibitions include: VI and VII Havana Biennale, Cuba; the traveling exhibit Contemporary Art from Cuba: Irony and Survival on the Utopian Island at the Arizona State University Art Museum in Tempe, USA; and Cuba Avant-Garde: Contemporary Cuban Art from the Farber Collection. Public and Private Collections include: National Museum of Fine Arts, Havana, Cuba; BNY Mellon Art Collection, USA; The Ludwig Forum, Aachen, Germany; The Bronx Museum, New York, USA; Museum of Fine Art, Boston, MA, USA; Perez Art Museum Miami, FL, USA; Drammens Museum for Kunst of Kulturhistorie, Drammens, Norway; Arizona State University Art Museum, AZ, USA; Fort Lauderdale Art Museum, FL, USA; The Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum at Florida International University, Miami, FL, USA; Shelley and Donald Rubin Collection, New York, USA; Lynda and Stewart Resnick Collection, Los Angeles, CA, USA; The Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, FL, USA; Sonia and Isaac Luski Collection, Charlotte, NC, USA; and The Farber Collection, USA. Talks and Lectures given include: The Celeste Bartos Theater, Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA; The Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum, Miami, FL, USA; Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA, USA; The Boston Art Academy, Boston, MA, USA; Fleming Museum, University of Vermont, Burlington, USA; and Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC, USA.
Personal website: http://www.carlosestevez.net/