Biography

By blurring his painting, Karlos Pérez has managed to do the same to the arrangement of the traditional discourse of art and if forming his own space in recent contemporary Cuban painting. The young artist posses a background  knowledge of photography, video and installation. His painting series compromise of drawn photographs of the Cuban public, turning the pictured reality into abstract expressionism.

CV

2014
Superior Institute of Arts (ISA), Havana, Cuba
2008
Camagüey´s Professional Arts Academy, Camagüey, Cuba
1990
born in Camagüey, Cuba
Lives and works in Havana, Cuba

Solo Exhibitions

2017
Cuban Art, Bettini & Co Gallery, Padua, Italy
 
La seduzine della memoria, Palazzo Della Cancelleria, Roma, Italy
 
Before memories, Galería Orígines, Havana, Cuba
2016
Memorias, Latin Art Core, Miami, United States of America
 
LAGC, Boston/Provincetown, United States of America
 
Film MISCONDUCT, Hollywood, United States of America
 
Latin Art Core Gallery, Boca Ratón, Miami, United States of America
 
That´s Cuba, Palazzo Tiepolo Salvadori, Venice, Italy
2015
Memorias Impersonales (Impersonal Memories), La Acacia Gallery, Havana, Cuba
2014
Archivo de Familia, Servando Gallery, Havana, Cuba
2013
Puertas abiertas, Servando Gallery, Havana, Cuba
2011
Open Space, Collateral Show, 11th Havana´s Biennial, Prado 101, Havana, Cuba
2010
Fuera de Servicio, Video Intervention at the Mall Carlos III Square, Havana, Cuba
2008
Mute, Jorge Santos Gallery, Professional Art´s Academy Vicentina de la Torre, Camagüey, Cuba

Group Exhibitions (Selection)

2018
Art Wynwood @ Galerie Isabelle Lesmeister, Miami, United States of America
2017
Art Toronto @ Galerie Isabelle Lesmeister, Toronto, Canada
 
ArtePADOVA 2017, Padua, Italy
 
From East to West, Beirut Art Fair, Beirut, Lebanon
 
Patria o Muerte with Kelvin Lopéz, Galerie Isabelle Lesmeister, Regensburg, Germany
 
Pipol, Galería Artis 718, Havana, Cuba
 
Art Karlsruhe @ Galerie Isabelle Lesmeister, Karlsruhe, Germany
2016
Concept Art Fair, Miami, United States of America
 
Art Verona, Veneto, Italy
 
Arco Art Fair, Madrid, Spain
2015
Art Fair Brussels, Brussels, Beligum
2014
Zona Maco México contemporáneo, International Fair, DF, Mexico
 
Beyond Photos, Donna May Foundation, Canada
2012
Cuba Connection: Contemporary Cuban and Cuban-American Art, Octavia Gallery, New Orleans, United States of America
 
Contemporary Cuban Art, FIU, Florida University Museum, United States of America
2011
Banca Rota (*Word play in Spanish: Broken Bench-Bankruptcy) Intervention, The Royal Bank of Canada, Havana, Cuba
2010
Expo de Nuevos Medios (New Means Exhibit). Factoría Habana Gallery, Havana, Cuba