Friday, September 12, 2008

Ramón Guerrero

Still Life with Padura's, 1988, gelatin silver print,
13.5 in x 10.5 in
(Collection of Lynette Bosch)

Photographer Ramón Guerrero (Camagüey, 1946-Miami, 1993,) had solo shows at the Museo Cubano de Arte y Cultura in Miami, Marta Gutiérrez Fine Arts and the Tampa Museum of Art. Group shows included Myths & Realities, at the West‑Dade Regional Library in Miami; the traveling exhibition Cuba‑USA: The First Generation; Islands in the Stream: Seven Cuban American Artists, at the Dowd Fine Arts Gallery in Cortland, New York and, posthumously, Past Cuba: Identity and Identification in Cuban‑American Art, at the Quick Center for the Arts in Fairfield, Connecticut. Guerrero won a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts and a first prize Andy Award from the Advertising Club of New York. His work is in the permanent collection of the Miami-Dade Public Library. Recipient of the Cintas Fellowship for art, 1990-91.

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