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Carlos Enrique Prado
Havana, Cuba, 1978

Visual artist and assistant professor of sculpture and ceramics


E-Mail         carlospradoart@yahoo.com
                http://carlosenriqueprado.blogspot.com/

Education
2008          MFA in Studio Art. ISA University of the Arts of Cuba.
2002          BFA in Sculpture. ISA, University of the Arts of Cuba.
1996          Graduated of Sculpture and Drawing at the San Alejandro National School of Fine Arts in Cuba.

Teaching  experience

2013          Lecturer. University of Southern California. Los Angeles, CA.
                  Lecturer. East los Angeles College, Los Angeles, CA.
2011          Visiting professor. Summer class Arts 281(V): Large-scale Ceramic Sculptures. University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA.
                  Lecturer and visiting professor. Portrait in Clay Demonstration. Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX.
2007          Life Modeling in Clay class at the Royal University College of Arts (KKH). Stockholm, Sweden. 
2007-11     Assistant Professor, Sculpture and Ceramic. ISA University of the Arts of Cuba   
2006-11     Head of the Sculpture Program. Visual Arts School at ISA University of the Arts of Cuba
2004-07     Instructor Professor, Sculpture and Ceramic. ISA University of the Arts of Cuba
2002-04     Graduate Assistant. ISA University of the Arts of Cuba
2009          Temporary Dean of the Visual Arts School for four months. ISA University of the Arts of Cuba
2004-11     Member of Tribunals in the admission exams. Tutor, opponent and a member of tribunals in more than 30 diploma works.
1999-02     Student assistant of Ceramic and Art History at the ISA University of Arts of Cuba.


Related experience
2012-
Present     Part-time Conservation Technician.  Rosa Lowinger and Associates, company specialized in the preservation of sculpture, architectural elements, three-dimensional artwork and contemporary art. Miami, Fl
2010          Juror, X Biennial of Ceramics, Havana, Cuba.
2002          Designer of the Web page of ISA University of Arts of Cuba.    
1998-01     Illustrator for the Cuban magazines Cartelera and La Isla Infinita. 


Residencies and Visiting Artist

2013          Visiting artist and guest lecture. University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA.
                  Visiting artist and guest lecture. East los Angeles College, Los Angeles, CA.
2012          Artist in residence. Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX.
2011          Visiting artist. Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.
                  Visiting artist. Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX.
                  Visiting artist - professor. University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA.
2010          Visiting artist. University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL.
2007          Artist in residence. Royal University College of Arts (KKH). Stockholm, Sweden.

Awards
2007          Second Prize of installation. Biennial of Ceramics "The Mural and the Vessel". National Museum of Ceramics in Havana. 
2006          Third Prize. VIII Biennial of Ceramics "Amelia Peláez". National Museum of Ceramics in Havana. 
2004          Mention. VII Biennial of Ceramics "Amelia Peláez". National Museum of Ceramics in Havana.
2003          Prize. International Triennial of Ceramics Elit-Tile. Museum of Modern Arts of Santo Domingo. Dominican Republic.
1996          Prize in Sculpture. Academia ‘96, International Event of Schools of Arts. San Alejandro National Academy of Fine Arts, Cuba.


Skills
Expertise in contemporary art, particularly in sculpture, ceramic and digital art.
Extensive knowledge of teaching art, predominantly in sculpture and ceramic, life modeling in clay, life drawing, critique of contemporary art.
Experience with several computer programs such as Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, 3ds Max, Bryce 3d, as well as Microsoft Office Suit.
Ability to work with art preservation, especially with conservation, restoration and handling of works of art.

Solo Exhibitions
2010
Preludio y Fuga (Prelude and Fugue –Escapes–). Digital prints and installation. Convent of San Francisco de Asis. Havana. X Biennial of Ceramic 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. 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. ICAIC Cultural Center Gallery. Havana. 
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. (Bipersonal)
1996
Seudoexposición (Pseudo-Exhibition). San Alejandro National 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.                           

Group Exhibitions
2012
10 for 10 x2: 10th Anniversary New Acquisitions. ASU Art Museum, Ceramic 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.
2009
1st Symposium of Installations of San Pancho. Exhibition Irrational Relation. San Pancho Cultural Center & Residence. Nayarit. Mexico. 
Chronos. Contemporary Cuban Art. Gallery La Casona. Havana. 
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 Ceramic. Havana. 
Biennial of Ceramic “The Mural and the Vessel”. Organized by the National Museum of Ceramic. Convent of San Franciscode Asis. Havana.
2008
The 13th Annual Los Angeles Art Show. Santa Monica Air Center. Santa Monica, 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.
2007
Biennial of Ceramics "The Mural and the Vessel". Organized by the National Museum of Ceramics. White Room Gallery of  San Francisco de Asis Convent . Havana.
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. 
ArtMadrid 2007. Modern and Contemporary Art Hall. Country House of Madrid. Spain. 
Mundo de Aromas (World of Aromas). Havana 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. 
VIII Biennial of Ceramics “Amelia Peláez”, organized by the National Museum of Ceramics. Fifth Cloister gallery of the San Francisco de Asis Convent . Havana. 
Taller Abierto (Open Studio). National CODEMA (Advisory Council for the Development of the Monumental and Environmental Sculpture). Collateral at IX Biennial of Havana.  
La ciudad otra - el hombre otro (The other city - another man). Hispanic-American Center of Culture. Collateral at IX Biennial of Havana. 
ArtMadrid 2006, Modern and Contemporary Art Hall. Country House of Madrid. Spain. 
H2Oro. House of the Poetry Gallery. Havana.
2005
Exhibition of Contemporary Cuban Sculpture. International Event "Culture and Development" at the Convention Center of Havana. 
Biennial of Ceramics "The Mural and the Vessel". Organized by the National Museum of the Ceramics. Fifth Cloister Gallery of San Francisco de Asis Convent. Havana. 
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. 
Lo Clásico (The Classic Thing), Cuban contemporary ceramics. Hispanic-American Center of Culture. Havana.
2003
Exhibition Bosque (Forest). Collateral Event to VIII Biennial of the Havana. National Museum of Ceramics. Havana.
 “Without Title. The object in the Cuban contemporary sculpture”. Arts and Literature School at the University of Havana.
The ISA at the Culture Pavilion of the Expocuba International fair.
El violín descalzo. Great Theater of Havana.
2002
Biennial of Ceramics "The Mural and the Vessel". National Museum of Ceramics, Castillo de La Real Fuerza. Havana.
International Triennial of Ceramics Elit-Tile. Museum of Modern Arts in  Santo Domingo. Dominican Republic.
ArtMadrid 2002, Modern and Contemporary Art Hall. Country House of Madrid. Spain. 
REMAKE. Arts and Literature School at the University of Havana.
2001
Biennial of Ceramics "Amelia Peláez". National Museum of the Ceramics, Castillo de La Real Fuerza. Havana.
2000
Third Biennial of Sculpture. Teodoro Ramos Blanco Gallery. Havana.
1999
Proyecto Vuelo (Flight Project). ISA, University of Arts of Cuba.
Second Festival of Performances Ana Mendieta. Pabellon Cuba. Havana.
1998
Esto no tiene nombre (This has no name), collateral to the National Salon of Contemporary Art. ISA, University of Arts of Cuba. Havana.

Ana Mendieta, First Festival of Performances. National Association of Writers and Artists of Cuba. UNEAC. Havana.  
Proyecto Vuelo (Flight Project). Art History and Literature School at the University of Havana.
1997
Biennial of Havana. Exhibition Sin Título -“Trabajos por cuenta propia” (Without Title -"Free Lance works"). Art History and Literature School at the University of Havana.
1996
Salon Académica 96. International Event of Art Schools in Latin America. Gallery of the San Alejandro Academy of Fine Arts. Havana.
First Biennial of Sculpture Teodoro Ramos Blanco. Teodoro Ramos Blanco Gallery. Havana.
Fichas para escoger (Pieces to choose). Visual Arts School Gallery, ISA.
1995
Exhibition of sculptures. Gallery of Marianao in Havana.
1994
San Alejandro in the Biennial of Havana. San Alejandro’s Academy of Fine Arts Gallery. Havana.
Exhibition of the ARAR group. Gallery of the Center of International Press. Havana.
Sculpture exhibition .Forms Gallery. Havana.
1993
175th anniversary of the San Alejandro Academy. Amelia Peláez Gallery. Havana.
1992
San Alejandro's students exhibition. 23rd y 12th Gallery. Havana.
1990
Exhibition of sculptures of the José Fowler group. Cultural Center of the municipality 10 de Octubre. Havana.

Interventions and performances 
2004
Cristo a cuestas (Christ on the back). Performance intervention made in the inauguration of the exhibition "The Classic Thing". Spanish American Center of Culture. Havana City. 
2002
Herósfanes, new acquisition. Intervention made in the Museum the Classic Sculpture of the Arts and Literature School at the University of the Havana, as part of the exhibition REMAKE. 
2000
Todo para llevar (Everything to take). Performance intervention made in the inauguration of the VII Biennial of the Havana. 
Los condenados (The condemned). Performance intervention made in the exhibition of the ISA during the VII Biennial of the Havana. 
1999
For Sale. Performance. Second Festival of Performance Ana Mendieta. Pabello’n Cuba. Havana.
1998
Réquiem para una obra inconclusa (Requiem for an unconcluded work). Performance, together to the musicians Gabriel Gómez and Frank Paredes. ISA, University of Arts of Cuba
Requiem for an unconcluded work. Performance.  Ana Mendieta, First Festival of Performance. National Association of Writers and Artists of Cuba .UNEAC. Havana.
1997
Adoración de la memoria (Adoration of the memory). Performance intervention made in the inauguration of the exhibitions of the V Biennial of the Havana. 
Las apariencias engañan (The appearances deceive). Performance made during the exhibition Without Title "I Work self-employed". Art History and Literature School of the University of Havana. 
Bust of Herósfanes. ISA, University of Arts of Cuba.    
1996
Restauración (Restoration). Performance.  It included the creation of the ephemeral group The Bricklayers, in the Academy of fine Arts San Alejandro.
Lectures           
2013
Carlos Enrique Prado. The personal experience of a Cuban artist. University of Southern California, LA, California.
Carlos Enrique Prado. The personal experience of a Cuban artist. East los Angeles College, LA, California.
2011
Overview of his work and Cuban ceramics. The Ceramics Research Center at the ASU Art Museum. Arizona State University, Arizona, USA.
Lecture about his personal work. Midwestern State University, Texas, USA.
A ceramist talks about a ceramist. Presentation of the personal artwork. National Museum of Ceramic. Havana.
2010
The State of Ceramic Art in Cuba. Bryant Conference Center Auditorium. University of Alabama. Tuscaloosa, USA.
The Cuban Contemporary Artistic Ceramic. College of Arts and Science, Department Modern Languages and Classics. University of Alabama. Tuscaloosa, USA.
The ceramic program at the University of Arts of Cuba. College of Arts and Science, Department Art & Art History. Tuscaloosa, USA.
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.
2009
Proyectos artísticos contemporáneos en cerámica. Contemporary artistic projects in ceramic. Appreciation course on the development of the artistic ceramic in Cuba. Ceramic Workshop Mirta García Buch. Havana.
2008
Escultura en cerámica. Estrategias visibles desde el taller de escultura del ISA. Sculpture in ceramic. Evident strategies from the sculpture workshop of ISA. Professional School of Plastic Arts, Youth’s Island, Cuba.
Reflexiones Sanitarias. Sanitary reflections. Presentation of the thesis in option to the grade of Master in Art. Ludwig Foundation of Cuba. Havana.
2007
The Ceramic Workshop of ISA, an alternative for the sculpture in Cuba. The Royal University College of Fine Arts (KKH). Stockholm, Sweden.
2006
El creador y su obra. Historia de un artista "profesionalizado" (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.
2005
The Teaching of the ceramics in Universuty of Art of Cuba - ISA. San Francisco de Asis Convent  Art Center. Havana.
2002
The experimentation in ceramics. Presentation of the Barro Espiritual Project, in the National Museum of the Ceramics. Castillo de La Real Fuerza. Havana.
1999
Round table on the Sculpture in Cuba. Points of view of creators from the different generations at the Arts and Literature School of the University of Havana.
1998
The fine Arts creators within the digital world. 2nd meeting of specialists in Virtual Reality. Mass Media and Communication School, ISA-University of Arts of Cuba.

Collections 
ASU Art Museum, Ceramic Research Center. Arizona, USA
National Museum of Ceramics. Havana, Cuba
Museum of the Contemporary Ceramics (MCC) in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Puerto de la Cruz city, Tenerife, Spain
Museum of Dance, Havana, Cuba
Museum of City of Havana, Cuba
Cultural Center Dulce María Loynaz, Havana, Cuba
Elf Genius art fundació, Barcelona, Spain
PanAmerican Arts Projects, Dallas – Miami, USA
University of Mary Washington, Virginia, USA
 
His works can be found in different private collections in Cuba, USA, Spain, France, Switzerland, Germany, Mexico, Dominican Republic, among others.

Bibliography
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Alberdi, Virginia: “Ni inocente ni neutral”, Granma newspaper, No 207 – año 41, La Habana, miércoles 31 de agosto de 2005, ilus.
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