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Oscar Aguirre Comendador

Born 4th July 1965, in Las Tunas, Cuba. Currently lives and works in the city of Valencia, Spain.

STUDIES

Superior Institute of Arts. La Habana. Cuba.
1980-1984 National School of Arts. La Habana. Cuba.
1975-1980 “El Cucalambé” School of Arts. Las Tunas. Cuba.

INDIVIDUAL EXHIBITIONS

2012 "The utopia of the dancing module". Russafart, 2012. Frameworks Ros Space. Valencia, Spain.

2008 "Reflections" (With the Cuban painters Eduardo Lozano and Manuel Martínez). Siranga Contemporánea Gallery, Valencia. Spain.

2005 "Iberian Experience". Gallery - coffee Imprevisual. Valencia. Spain (June).

2000 “Navigators” (Plan carried out with the cuban painters Manuel Martinez Ojea and Aristides Rosell Cabrera). Wall Room. Major College Rector Peset. University of Valencia. Spain.

1998 “Cuba: The ever lasting trip Island”. Bipersonal: with the Cuban painter Manuel Martinez Ojea. Ship Ten Gallery. Valencia. Spain.

1997 “Albur” (At the half of the way). With the cuban painter Barbaro Miyares. EFE Group Gallery. Godella. Valencia. Spain.

1994 "Shields of time”. Education Museum Gallery. Cathedral Square. Havana. Cuba.

1993 "Vae Victis”. Centre for the Development of Visual Arts. Havana. Cuba.

1991 “Born 4th July”. Art Gallery. Las Tunas. Cuba.

1988 “Lines and Concepts”. Cuban Culture House Gallery. Luanda. Angola.

1987 “Between shapes and waste”. Sculpture Workshop Gallery. Las Tunas. Cuba.

1985 “Installations”. Art Gallery. Las Tunas. Cuba. (with the Cuban sculptor Carlos Pérez Vidal).

“LA CAMPANA” GROUP, LAS TUNAS. 1988

In September 1988 he founded “LA CAMPANA” Group, with various fine artists in Las Tunas, they organized a series of projects with the aim of revaluing the relationship between art and public, artist and institution, art and market and art as a social incidence.

1989 “Centuries are not forgotten”. National Project organized in the Local Art Gallery. Las Tunas. Cuba.
         “Christian solutions”. Saint Jerónimo Church. Las Tunas. Cuba.(September).
         “4th solution", The academic one” Provincial Museum. Las Tunas. Cuba. (May).
         “3th Solution”. Guillermo Nogueira Gallery. Las Tunas. Cuba.(January).

1988 “Green Light”. DOR may in the headquarters of the Local Popular Power. Las Tunas. Cuba. (November).
         “La Campana" Shopwindows. Las Tunas. Cuba.

COLLECTIVE EXHIBITIONS (SELECTION)

2010 "Russafart 2010” (Collective Exhibition). Gallery–Coffee Imprevisual. Valencia. Spain (May).

2009 "Collective Exhibition". Multispace Gallery. Valencia. Spain (March).    
         “Just One Island”. Qbava Gallery, Unión City, NJ, EE.UU (May-June).

2007 "Collective Exhibition". Gallery – Coffee Imprevisual. Valencia. Spain.

2005 "Collective Exhibition II". Magatzemsd'art. Valencia. Spain. 
         "Collective Exhibition". Gallery – Coffee Imprevisual. Valencia. Spain.

2002 "Small Format". I International Symposium of Sculpture. Office of Tourism. Puerto Lumbrera. Murcia. Spain.

1997 “Story of a trip”. Cuban artist in Europe. Literature University of Valencia (May_June). Spain. 
         “Ten for Ten”. Ten Nave Gallery. Valencia. Spain.(July_ September)

1995 “Ten Proposal”. Mislata Cultural Center. Valencia. Spain.

1994 “Cuban Horizons”. Ateneo Mercantil of Valencia. Spain. 
         “They are cubans(s)”. Fúcares Gallery. Madrid. Spain.
         “Mignight dice”. Colateral Exhibition to the La Habana Bienal. Centre for the                 Development of Visual Arts. La Habana. Cuba.

1993 “Buy me and hang me”. Centre for the Development of Visual Arts. La Habana. Cuba.

1992 “National Hall of Awarded". Fine Arts National Museum. La Habana. Cuba. 
         “National Hall of small format sculpture". Centre for the Development of Visual Arts. La Habana. Cuba.
         “The Mision”. San Juan de Letrán Convent. La Habana. Cuba.

1991A frame for the earth”. (Latinamerican Project). Centre for the Development of Visual Arts. La Habana. Cuba.
         “Interiors”. La Habana 4th Bienal. La Habana. Cuba.
         “Born in Cuba”. Valencia. Venezuela.

1990 “The sculpture object”. National Centre of Plastic Arts and Design. La Habana. Cuba. 
         “Contemporary Sculpture in Las Tunas”. Las Tunas. Cuba.
         “National Hall of Awarded People". Fine Arts National Museum. La Habana. Cuba.

1989 “II National Hall of Small Format”. Las Tunas and Camagüey. Cuba.

1988 "National Symposium of Environment Sculpture". Pinar del Río, Cuba.

1987 "International Simposio Of Sculpture In Marbre". Danilovgrad, Yugoslavia.
         “II National Hall of Awarded People". Fine Arts National Museum. La Habana. Cuba.

1986 "Collateral expo to the II Havana Biennal". The Young Creator’s House. La Habana. Cuba.

1985 "National Hall of awarded". Provincial Centre of Art. La Habana. Cuba.

1984 “Environmental culture of Revolution”. Provincial Centre of Art. La Habana. Cuba.

PRIZES

- "First International Sculpture Symposium". Shared First Prize. Mogán, Canary Islands 2014.

- "Castelraimondo International Sculpture Competition". III Classified. Italy 1999.

- "Las Tunas Provincial Hall" (1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990 Editions). Las Tunas, Cuba.

- “Guernica” Hall of the Brothers Sainz Association. (1986, 1988, 1989, 1990 Editions). Las Tunas, Cuba.

- “Fayad Jamis”. Art Gallery. Las Tunas, Cuba. (1989, 1990 Editions).

- "II National Hall of Winners" (Mention). National Museum of Fine Arts, Havana, Cuba 1987.

- "Award of logo by the X Anniversary". Headquarters People Power. Las Tunas, Cuba 1986.

- "My city in the fine arts” Hall. Provincial Museum, Las Tunas, Cuba (1986).


Has collaborated with several cultural publications in Las Tunas, such as “Punto de Vista” and “Quehacer”,and the local newspaper as well as making introductions and tutorship of personal samples of different artists, catalogue designs, supplements, exhibitions and poetry books. He was invited as a member of the awarding jury in different halls in Cuba.

SYMPOSIUMS

- International Sculpture Symposium. Schwarzenberg, Germany 2016.

- XIX Simposio di Scultura su Pietre del Friuli Venezia Giulia. Parco di Scultura di Vergnacco-Reana Del Rojale, Italy 2016.

- Internationales Obernkirchener Bildhauer Symposium. Obernkirchen, Germany 2015.

- II International Sculpture Symposium. Ayia Napa, Cyprus 2015.

- Symposium of Sculpture in Stone. City Hall Of Puerto Mogan, Canary Islands, Spain 2014.

- International Sculpture Symposium, Santa Maria, Rs, Brazil 2015.

- International Sculpture Symposium in Metal. Concordia, Argentina 2014.

- International Sculpture Symposium in Marble. Hasandede, Turkey 2013.

- International Sculpture Symposium (Wood). Hütscheroda, Germany 2012.

- Aswan International Sculpture Symposium. Egypt 2012.

- International Sculpture Symposium. Giulianova, Italy 2011.

- International Sculpture Symposium. Cursi, Italy 2011.

- First International Symposium of Stone Sculpture. Enna, Italy 2010.

- International Sculpture Symposium in Marble. Art Cologne Danilovgrad, Montenegro 2009.

- VI International Sculpture Symposium. Marble School of Andalusia. Fines, Almeria, Spain 2005.

- I International Sculpture Symposium in Marble. Puerto Lumbreras, Murcia. Spain 2002.

- III International Symposium of Sculpture in Marble. Fines, Almeria. Spain 1999.

- International Symposium of Sculpture in Marble. Danilovgrad, Yugoslavia 1987.

WORKS IN PUBLIC SPACES

- “Steep slopes” Schwarzenberg, Germany 2016.

- “City with slopes” (Tribute to Borgo Medioevale). Sculpture Park Vergnacco, Reana del Rojale, Italy 2016.

- "Obernkirchen, the Birth". IOBS. Internationales Obernkirchener Bildhauer Symposium. Obernkirchen, Germany 2015.

- "Ayia Napa, City-Boat". International Sculpture Park
Municipality of Ayia Napa, Cyprus 2015.

- "Santa María, the Birth". Santa Maria Prefecture, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil 2015.

- "Mogan, the city boat". City Hall of Puerto Mogan, Canary Islands, Spain 2014.

- “Module Vertical" (the tribute). Municipality of Concordia, Argentina 2014.

- "The Slope". Hasandede Municipality. Turkey 2013.

- "Where do we take the wind". National Park Hainich. Germany 2012.

- “Ena in boat by the Nile". Open Air Sculpture Museum. Aswan, Egypt 2012.

- "The Ricerca" (The search). Located in the gardens of the Church Maria blessed of the Portosalvo, Comune di Giulianova, Italy 2011.

- "Salento boat". Located in Cursi, Italy. Made in the Symposium International de Sculpture in Stone Leccese, Cursi, Italy 2011.

- "The journey of the module dancing". Placed in the gardens of the Tower of Frederick II. Made in the I International Symposium of Sculpture in stone, Enna, Italy 2010.

- "The boat II". Placed in the gardens of the Artistic Colony of Danilovgrad. Made at the Symposium International de Sculpture in Marble. Cologne art Danilovgrad, Montenegro 2009.

- "The module dancing". Placed on end (Relief that form part of a work collective). Performed in the VI International Symposium of Sculpture. School of the Marble of Andalusia, Fines, Spain 2005.

- "The Boat". Placed in the Park Francisco Rabal of Puerto Lumbreras. Made in the I Symposium International de Sculpture. City of Puerto Lumbreras, Murcia. Spain 2002.

COLLECTIONS

His works are found in various social institutions of the city of Las Tunas, town halls, sculpture park and private collections in Cuba, Puerto Rico, Sweden, Angola, Yugoslavia, Argentina, USA, Jamaica, Germany, Turkey, Egypt, Italy, Brazil, Montenegro, Cyprus and Spainuban painters Eduardo Lozano and Manuel Martínez). Siranga Contemporánea Gallery, Valencia. Spain.

- International Sculpture Symposium Schwarzenberg, City of Schwarzenberg. Germany 2016.

- Parco di Scultura di Vergnacco-Reana Del Rojale, Italia 2016. 

- Iobs. Internationales Obernkirchener Bildhauer Symposium. Obernkirchen, Germany 2015.

- International Sculpture Park. Municipality Of Ayia Napa, Cyprus 2015.

- Santa Maria Prefecture, Rs, Brazil 2015.

- Concordia Municipality, Argentina 2014.

- Hasandede Municipality, Turkey 2013.

- Skulpturenpark Behringen-Hütscheroda, Germany 2012.

- Open Air Sculpture Museum. Aswan, Egypt 2012.

- Comune di Giulianova, Itay 2011. 

- Comune di Cursi, Itay 2011. 

- Comune di Enna, Itay 2010. 

- The Art Colony Danilovgrad. Montenegro 2009.

- School of The Marble of Andalucía. Fines. Almería. Spain 2005.

- Puerto Lumbreras, Murcia, Spain 2002.

- CEMAF. Almeria, Spain. 1999.

- Valencia University. Contemporary Art Collection. Spain. 1998.

- National Museum of Fine Arts In Cuba. 1994.

- Gabriel Romero Collection. Mexico D.F .Mexico 1993.

- The Art Colony Danilovgrad. Yugoslavia 1987.

- Provincial Museum of Las Tunas. Cuba.

- Provincial Centre of Art. Las Tunas, Cuba.

- Local Art Gallery. Las Tunas, Cuba.

- Sculpture Workshop Museum. Las Tunas, Cuba.

- National School of Plastic Arts. Havana.Cuba.

SCHOLARSHIPS 

Estiuart 2007. Denia. Alicante, España.

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