Carlos Enrique Prado Herrera

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Carlos Enrique Prado
Born1978
Havana, Cuba

Carlos Enrique Prado (born 1978) is a contemporary Cuban artist.[1] He has work in different such as sculpture, ceramics, drawing, digital art, performance, installations and interventions. Between 2002 until 2012, he was professor at ISA University of Arts of Cuba (former Instituto Superior de Arte), where he was also the head of the sculpture program. He currently lives and works in Miami, Florida. He teaches ceramics and sculpture at University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida. He recently completed the Ronald Reagan Equestrian Monument,[2][3] located at tropical Park, Miami. This public sculpture was commissioned by Miami-Dade County, Art in Public Places Office.

Education[edit]

Monument, 2007. Collection National Museum of Ceramics, La Habana.
  • Master of Fine Art (Studio Art). ISA University of the Arts of Cuba (Instituto Superior de Arte), 2008.
  • Bachelor of Fine Art in Sculpture. ISA, University of the Arts of Cuba, 2002.
  • Graduated of Sculpture and Drawing at the San Alejandro National Academy of Fine Arts in Havana, 1996.

Teaching experience[edit]

Carlos has taught at the University of Miami since 2014 to the present. He has specialized in the teaching the human figure in clay and all the techniques of ceramics hand-building. He was assistant professor of sculpture and ceramics in the Visual Arts School at the University of Arts of Cuba -ISA, from 2002 to 2012. He taught the Art Studio Practice class in different academic levels and the course “The personal project in ceramics.” He was also member of the admission exams committee and thesis committees. Between 2006 and 2011, he was head of the Sculpture Program of the Visual Art School. He taught the Live Modeling in Clay course at The Royal University College of Arts (KKH), Stockholm, Sweden, 2007, and the summer class Large-scale Ceramic Sculptures at the University of Mary Washington,[4][5] Virginia, USA, 2011. He has done demonstration on the Portrait in Clay in different universities in USA, such as the Midwestern State University, Texas in 2011.

Visiting artist[edit]

  • Visiting artist. Florida International University, Miami, FL. 2015
  • Visiting artist. University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL. 2014
  • Visiting artist. University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA. 2013
  • Visiting artist. East Los Angeles College, Los Angeles, CA. 2013
  • Artist in Residence. Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX. 2012
  • Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, USA. 2011
  • Midwestern State University, Texas, USA. 2011
  • University of Mary Washington, Virginia, USA. 2010[6]
  • University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, USA. 2010
  • Royal University College of Arts (KKH). Stockholm, Sweden, 2007

Awards[edit]

  • 2007: Second Prize of installation in the Biennial of Ceramics "The Vessel". National Museum of Ceramics in Havana.
  • 2006: Third Prize in VIII Biennial of Ceramics "Amelia Peláez". National Museum of the Ceramics in Havana.
  • 2004: Mention awarded in VII Biennial of Ceramics "Amelia Peláez". National Museum of the Ceramics in Havana.
  • 2003: Prize of the International Triennial of Ceramics Elit-Tile. Museum of Modern Arts in Santo Domingo. Dominican Republic.
  • 1996: Sculpture Prize in the Salon de la Academia 1996, International Event of Schools of Arts. San Alejandro National Academy of Fine Arts of Cuba.

Work in public places[edit]

Ronald Reagan Equestrian Monument by Miami artist Carlos Enrique Prado, locate at Tropical Park, Miami, Fl. Commissioned by Miami-Dade County, finished on April 13, 2018.[2]
Ronald Reagan Equestrian Monument by Miami artist Carlos Enrique Prado. Locate at Tropical Park, 7900 SW 40 St, Miami, FL 33155. Commissioned by Miami-Dade County, finished on April 13, 2018.

2018

  • Ronald Reagan Equestrian Monument. Tropical Park, 7900 SW 40 St, Miami, FL 33155. Commissioned by Miami-Dade County, finished on April 13, 2018.

2009

  • Public bench, Sanitary Therapy series. Hacienda San Pancho Hotel y Villas. Nayarit. Mexico. Commissioned by San Pancho Cultural Center & Residence

2006

  • Bust of Alicia Alonso. National Museum of Dance, Havana, Cuba. Commissioned by the National Museum of Dance; finished on December 21, 2006.

2005

  • Atlases. National Museum of Ceramics, Havana, Cuba. Commissioned by National Museum of Ceramics

2004

  • Bust of Emilio Roig de Leuchsenring. The Museum of the City of La Habana. Havana, Cuba. Commissioned by the Office of the Historian of the City.

2002

  • Dulce María Loynáz Monument. Taoro Park, Ctra. Taoro, 7, 38400 Puerto de la Cruz, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain. Commissioned by the City of Puerto de la Cruz, finished on December 12, 2002.
Monument commemorating Dulce María Loynaz (1912-1999), Cuban writer, in Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain. The monument is by the Cuban artist Carlos Enrique Prado. The sculpture is located in Los Jardines de la Atalaya, which are part of Parque de Taoro.

Collections[edit]

Among the most important public collections in which we can find the Carlos Enrique's artworks are: Miami-Dade County, Florida, Art in Public Places collection; National Museum of the Cuban Contemporary Ceramic in Havana; ASU Art Museum, Ceramic Research Center, Arizona, US; Museum of the Contemporary Ceramics (MCC) in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic; The city of Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife, Spain; Museum of the Dance of Havana; Museum of the City of Havana; Cultural Center Dulce María Loynaz of Havana; Elf Genius art fundació de Barcelona, Spain; and PanAmerican Arts Projects, Miami, USA.

He has worked in multiple private collections in Cuba, USA, Spain, France, Switzerland, Sweden, Germany, Mexico, Dominican Republic, among others.

No Game, 2011. Collection ASU Art Museum, Ceramic Research Center, Arizona, US.

Arizona State University Art Museum

Solo exhibitions[edit]

2010

  • Preludio y Fuga (Prelude and fugue –escapes–). Digital prints and installation. Convent of San Francisco de Asis. Havana. The exhibition is part of the Biennial X of Ceramics of Havana.

2009

  • El icono escamoteado (The whisked away icon). Sculptures. Hispanic-American Center of Culture. Havana.

2008

  • Project Room: Carlos Enrique, recent works. Sculptures and digital prints. Pan-American Art projects. Miami city, USA.
  • Terapia sanitaria (Sanitary therapy). Sculptures. The Ludwig Foundation of Cuba. Havana.

2006

  • Re-Visiones (Re-visions). Sculptures. National Museum of Ceramics. Havana.
  • Todo para llevar (Everything to take). Portable sculptures. Galiano Gallery. Havana.

2005

  • Otra forma más de mirar lo mismo (A Different way of looking at the same thing). Digital prints. It was organized by the Contemporary Art Center Wifredo Lam and the Ludwig Foundation of Cuba. Gallery of the Cultural Center ICAIC. Havana.[7]

2002

  • Mírate el mundo de otra manera (Look yourself at the world in a different way). Sculptures. La Acacia Gallery in Havana. Graduation exhibition.
  • Miradas Posibles (Possible Glances). Sculptures. Miramar Trade Center. Havana.

1996

  • Seudoexposición. San Alejandro Academy of Fine Arts. Havana.
  • Transfiguración (Transfiguration). Installation with drawings and sculptures. 23rd and 12th Gallery. Havana.

1994

  • Almas en pena (Grieving Souls). Drawings. Galiano Gallery. Havana.

1993

  • Con mi cruz a cuestas (With my cross on the back). Sculptures and drawings. Carmelo González Gallery, Cultural Center of Vedado. Havana.

1992

  • Adolescencia (Adolescence). Sculptures. 23 y 12 Gallery. Havana city.

Main and recent group exhibitions[edit]

Atlantes, 2004. Collection National Museum of the Cuban Contemporary Ceramic, La Habana.

2018

  • Twin Cups: National Ceramic Exhibition 2018. Potter Fine Arts Gallery, Missouri Western State University. St. Joseph, MO.[8]

2017

  • Biennial of Ceramics -Murals and Vessels-. Hispanic-American Cultural Center gallery. Havana, Cuba.
  • 2017 UM Faculty Exhibition. University of Miami Art Gallery at the Wynwood Building. Miami, FL.

2016

  • Biennial of Ceramics –Sculptures, Installations and Projects-. Hispanic-American Cultural Center gallery. Havana, Cuba.
  • 2016 UM Faculty Exhibition. University of Miami Art Gallery at the Wynwood Building. Miami, FL.
  • La Escultura Dibujada. Centro Cultural, Hinojosa del Duque, Córdoba, Spain (January).
  • La Escultura Dibujada. Monasterio de Santa Clara, Belalcazar, Córdoba, Spain (March).

2015

  • Biennial of Ceramics -Murals and Vessels-. Organized by the National Museum of Ceramics. Hispanic-American Cultural Center gallery. Havana, Cuba.

2014

  • Two Streets from the Sand. The Wolfsonian-FIU Museum. Miami Beach, FL.
  • Annual Faculty Exhibition. CAS Gallery, University of Miami. Coral Gables, FL.

2013

  • Biennial of Ceramics -Murals and Vessels-. Organized by the National Museum of Ceramics. Hispanic-American Cultural Center gallery. Havana, Cuba.

2012

  • 10 for 10 x2: 10th Anniversary New Acquisitions. ASU Art Museum, Ceramics Research Center. Tempe, AZ.

From the Clay Studio IV. Juanita Harvey Art Gallery, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX.

2011

  • Exhibition in Tribute to the 50 anniversary of the Association of Writers and Artists of Cuba (UNEAC). Acacia Gallery. Havana.
  • Exhibition Large-scale ceramic Sculptures. University of Mary Washington and LibertyTown Arts Workshop Gallery. Fredericksburg, Virginia, USA.
  • Biennial of Ceramic “The Mural and the Vessel”. Organized by the National Museum of Ceramic. Hispanic-American Center of Culture. Havana.
  • Exhibition Ripped Eyes. House-Museum of Asia. Havana.

2010

  • X Biennial of Ceramic of Havana. Convent of San Francisco de Asis. Havana city.

2009

  • 1st Symposium of Installations of San Pancho. Exhibition Irrational Relation. San Cultural Pancho Center & Residence. Nayarit. Mexico.
  • Exhibition Cronos. Contemporary Cuban Art. Gallery La Casona. Havana city.
  • CODEMA in the Biennial X of the Havana. Space of National CODEMA (Advisory Council for the Development of the Monumental and Environmental Sculpture).
  • The Human Body. National Museum of the Ceramic. Havana city.
  • Biennial of Ceramic “The Mural and the Vessel”. Organized by the National Museum of Ceramic. Convent of San Franciscode Asis. Havana city.

2008

  • The 13th Annual Los Angeles Art Show. Santa Monica Air Center. Santa Monica city, CA, USA.
  • ArtMadrid 2008, Modern and Contemporary Art Hall. Country House of Madrid. Spain.
  • IX Biennial of Ceramics (sculpture and installations). Organized by the National Museum of Ceramics. White Room Gallery of The San Francisco de Asis Convent . Havana city.

2007

  • Biennial of Ceramics "The Mural and the Vesse". Organized by the National Museum of Ceramics. San Francisco de Asis Convent . Havana City.
  • Exhibition Gracias por el fuego (Thank you for the fire), Cuban contemporary ceramics. Villa Manuela Gallery, National Association of Writers and Artists of Cuba (UNEAC). Havana City.
  • ArtMadrid 2007. Modern and Contemporary Art Hall. Place for fairs House of Field of Madrid. Spain.
  • Exhibition Visiones de un Mundo de Aromas( Visions from a world of Aromas). Havana City Convention Center.

2006

  • International Triennial of Ceramics Elit-Tile. Museum of Modern Arts in Santo Domingo. Dominican Republic.
  • VIII International Digital Art Hall. Cultural Center Pablo de la Torriente Brau. Havana City.
  • VIII Biennial of Ceramics “Amelia Peláez”, organized by the National Museum of Ceramics. San Francisco de Asis Convent. Havana City.
  • Exhibition Taller Abierto (Open Workshop). National CODEMA. Collateral Event at IX Biennial of Havana.
  • Exhibition. La ciudad otra - el hombre otro (The other city - another man). Hispanic-American Center of Culture. Collateral Event at IX Biennial of Havana.
  • ArtMadrid Modern and Contemporary Art Hall. Country House of Madrid. Spain.
  • Exhibition H2Oro. Gallery of the House of the Poetry. Havana City

2005

  • Exhibition of Contemporary Cuban Sculpture, organized by National CODEMA (Advisory Council for the Development of the Monumental and Environmental Sculpture) for the International Event "Culture and Development" at the Convention Center in Havana City.
  • Biennial of Ceramics "The Vessel". Organized by the National Museum of Ceramics. Fifth Cloister Gallery of the San Francisco de Asis Convent. Havana City.

2004

  • VII Biennial of Ceramics “Amelia Peláez”, organized by the National Museum of Ceramics. White Room Gallery of the Convent of San Francisco de Asis. Havana

City.

  • Exhibition Lo Clásico (The Classic Thing), Cuban contemporary ceramics. Hispanic-American Center of Culture. Havana city.

2003

  • Exhibition Bosque (Forest). Collateral Event to VIII Biennial of the Havana. National Museum of Ceramics. Havana City.
  • Exhibition “Without Title. The object in the Cuban contemporary sculpture”. Arts and Literature School at the University of Havana City.
  • Exhibition of the Higher Institute of Art in the Culture Pavilion of the Expocuba International fair.
  • Exhibition to celebrate a Dance Opening called: El violín descalzo at the Gran Teatro de la Habana City.

2002

  • Biennial of Ceramics "The Vessel". National Museum of Ceramics, Castillo de La Real Fuerza. Havana City.
  • Fair of Independent Art of Madrid (FAIM). House of Field of Madrid. Spain.
  • International Triennial of Ceramics Elit-Tile. Museum of Modern Arts in Santo Domingo. Dominican Republic.
  • Exhibition REMAKE. Arts and Literature School at the University of Havana.

Lectures[edit]

  • Overview of his work and Cuban ceramics. The Ceramics Research Center at the ASU Art Museum. Arizona State University, Arizona, USA. 2011.
  • Lecture about his personal work. Midwestern State University, Texas, USA. 2011.
  • A ceramist talks about a ceramist. Presentation of the personal artwork. National Museum of Ceramic. Havana. 2011.
  • Carlos Enrique artwork. Presentation on the personal work and the story of his professional development as an artist. Department of Arts and Art History. University of Mary Washington. Fredericksburg, Virginia, USA. 2010.
  • The State of Ceramic Art in Cuba. Bryant Conference Center Auditorium. University of Alabama. Tuscaloosa, USA, 2010.
  • The Cuban Contemporary Artistic Ceramic. College of Arts and Science, Department Modern Languages and Classics. University of Alabama. Tuscaloosa, USA, 2010.
  • The ceramic program at the University of Arts of Cuba. College of Arts and Science, Department Art & Art History. Tuscaloosa, USA. 2010.
  • Contemporary artistic projects in ceramic. Appreciation course on the development of the artistic ceramic in Cuba. Ceramic workshop, Mirta García Buch, Havana. 2009.
  • Sculpture in ceramic. Evident strategies from the sculpture workshop of the ISA. Professional school of Plastic arts, Island of the Youth. 2008.
  • Sanitary meditation. Presentation of the thesis in option to the grade of Master in Art. Ludwig Foundation of Cuba, Havana. 2008.
  • The ceramic workshop of the ISA, an alternative for the sculpture in Cuba. The Royal University College of Fine Arts (KKH). Stockholm, Sweden. 2007.
  • The creator and his work. An artist's history about how he became a"professional". A series of lectures developed at the VIII Biennial of Ceramic "Amelia Peláez"in the San Francisco de Asis Convent. Havana City, 2006.
  • The teaching of the ceramics in the Higher Institute of Art, developed at the San Francisco de Asis Convent. Havana City, 2005.
  • The experimentation in ceramics. Presentation of the Barro Espiritual Project, in the National Museum of Ceramics. Havana City, 2002.
  • Round table on the sculpture in Cuba. Points of view of creators from the different generations at the Arts and Literature Schoolof the University of Havana City, 1999.
  • The fine Arts creators within the digital world. 2nd meeting of specialists inVirtual Reality. Mass Media and Communication School. Higher Institute of Arts, 1998.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Alberdi, Virginia: “Otro Carlos Enrique: retrato de un artista adolescente”, revista Artecubano, No. 2, La Habana, 1995, pp. 42-45, ilus.
  • Alberdi, Virginia: “Ni inocente ni neutral”, Granma newspaper, No 207 – año 41, La Habana, miércoles 31 de agosto de 2005, ilus.
  • Alberdi, Virginia: “Carlos Enrique Prado: Ni inocente ni neutral”, Cubarte, portal de la cultura cubana. Noticias, 3 de septiembre de 2005, ilus.[9]
  • Alonso, Alejandro G.: Todo para llevar (cat.), Galería Galiano, La Habana, agosto, 2006.
  • Alonso, Alejandro G.: Re-visiones (cat.), Museo Nacional de la Cerámica, La Habana, 2006.
  • Alonso, Alejandro G.: “X Bienal de Cerámica” (Una exposición personal), revista Artecubano, No 2, La Habana, 2010, pp 53, ilus.
  • "Arte Cubano Contemporaneo. Coleccion del Consejo Nacional de Artes Plasticas", ArteCubano Ediciones, 2014, pg 266-267, ilus.[1]
  • Barreto, Emilio: “Prado transfigurado”, revista Cartelera Cultural, no. 64, La Habana, 1996, ilus.
  • Branscome, Jeff: “From Cuba to US: Clay connection”. The Free Lance-Star newspaper, Fredericksburg city, VA, USA. August 4, 2011.
  • Calvo, Onedys: “El ceramista escultor: Carlos Enrique, el artista”, revista Revolución y Cultura, no. 5-6, año 2009, pp. 59-65, ilus. [10]
  • Castellanos, Israel: “La taza sanitaria emplaza”, revista digital La Jiribilla, No 223, La Habana 2005, ilus.[7]
  • Noceda Fernández, José Manuel: “Carlos Enrique Prado: con un mirar diferente”, revista La Gaceta de Cuba, no. 3, La Habana, mayo-junio, 2006, pp. 46-48, ilus.
  • Noceda Fernández, José Manuel: “Carlos Enrique Prado: La ritualidad del objeto”, Otra forma más de mirar lo mismo (cat.), Centro Cultural ICAIC, La Habana, julio, 2005.
  • Pereira, María de los Ángeles: “Descubrir lo sublime”, Mírate el mundo de otra manera (cat.), Galería La Acacia, La Habana, junio, 2002.
  • Pereira, María de los Ángeles: “Carlos Enrique, escultor”, revista Artecubano, no 2-3, La Habana, 2003, pp 48-51, ilus.
  • Prado Herrera, Carlos Enrique: “Terapia Sanitaria. Apuntes colaterales”, revista Noticias de Artecubano, no 8 año 9, La Habana, agosto de 2008, pp 7, ilus.
  • Prado Herrera, Carlos Enrique: Transfiguración (cat.), Centro de arte 23 y 12, La Habana, 1996.
  • Prado Herrera, Carlos Enrique: Todo para llevar (cat.), Galería Galiano, La Habana, 2006.
  • Reyes Cruz, Alain: “Aquí y allá. A propósito de la exposición personal Todo para llevar de Carlos Enrique Prado, en Galería Galiano”, revista Noticias de Artecubano, no 4 año 7, La Habana, septiembre-octubre de 2006, pp 3, ilus.
  • Rodríguez, Dianelys: “Todo para llevar”, Portal San Cristóbal de La Habana. Sept de 2006.
  • Sánchez Álvarez, Amalia: Almas en pena (cat.), Galería Galiano, La Habana, 1994.
  • Sweeten-Shults, Lana: “MSU resident artist: Torsos’ Travelers”. Times Record News newspaper. Wichita Falls, Texas. April, 8, 2012.
  • Vasallo, María del Carmen: “Todo para llevar”, portal web Cubasí.cu, 28-08-2006.
  • Veigas Zamora, José: “La escultura en Cuba. Siglo XX”, Fundación Caguayo y Editorial Oriente, Santiago de Cuba, 2005, pp. 346-348, ilus.[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Arte Cubano Contemporaneo. Coleccion del Consejo Nacional de Artes Plasticas", ArteCubano Ediciones, 2014, ISBN 978-959-7229-09-4, pg 266-267, ilus
  2. ^ a b MIAMI UNVEILS A STATUE IN HONOR OF FORMER PRESIDENT RONALD REAGAN, The Sun Post News, Miami, April 16, 2018, ilus
  3. ^ The unveiling ceremony for the Ronald Reagan equestrian sculpture by Miami Artist and University of Miami Lecturer Carlos Prado will be held this Friday at Tropical Park, Art in South Florida, Miami, April 13, 2018, ilus
  4. ^ Boyer, Brynn: Cuban Sculptor Working With Students, The Eagle Eye, Fredericksburg, VA, July 28, 2011, ilus
  5. ^ Large Scale Ceramics, The University of Mary Washington - Art & Art History, Fredericksburg, VA, July 22, 2011, ilus}
  6. ^ Visiting Arist: Carlos Enrique Prado Herrera, The University of Mary Washington - Art & Art History, Fredericksburg, VA, November 9, 2010, ilus
  7. ^ a b Castellanos, Israel: “La taza sanitaria emplaza”, La Jiribilla. Revista de Cultura Cubana, ISSN 2218-0869, No 223, La Habana 2005.
  8. ^ TWIN CUPS: NATIONAL CERAMIC EXHIBITION, The Missouri Western State University - Clay Guild, St. Joseph, MO, February 23, 2018, ilus
  9. ^ Alberdi, Virginia: “Carlos Enrique Prado: Ni inocente ni neutral”, Cubarte, portal de la cultura cubana. Noticias, 3 de septiembre de 2005, ilus.
  10. ^ CALVO, Onedys. El ceramista escultor: Carlos Enrique, el artista. Revista Revolución y Cultura, No. 5/6-2009, pp 59-65, ilus.
  11. ^ Veigas Zamora, Jose (2015). La escultura en Cuba. Siglo XX [The Sculpture in Cuba. XX Century] (in Spanish). Instituto Cubano del Libro, Editorial Oriente. ISBN 959-11-0425-1.

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