Mabel Poblet has recently become a large figure on the contemporary Cuban art scene. Her work demonstrates a technical mastery learned and developed at ISA and a natural ability to overlay media and trends. Her work ranges from photography, video and installations to a reinterpretation of pop and kinetic art.


born in Cienfugos, Cuba
Member of the UNEAC (Union of Writers and Artists of Cuba), Cuba
Graduated with honors / summa cum laude, student of Carlos Garaicoa, Cuba
Escuela Nacional de Bellas Artes “San Alejandro”, Havana, Cuba
Workshop The Art of Behavior, by Tania Bruguera, Cuba
Instituto Superior de Arte (ISA), Havana, Cuba
lives and works in Havana, Cuba

Solo Exhibitions (Selection)

Fragments of Memory, Galerie Isabelle Lesmeister, Regensburg, Germany
Buoyancy, In collaboration with composer Andres Levin, Cynthia-Reeves’ space, Mass MoCA Way, Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, Massachusetts, USA
High Tide, Mitte Gallerie together with Evolución by Fugaz, Callao, Peru
Voyage Diary, CO Gallery, Santiago de Chile, Chile
Pop Goes The World, Salt¬, latin contemporary + Raw Salt gallery, Los Angeles, USA
Mabel Poblet, The Studio of Key West & Gallery on Greene, Key West, USA
Madeja, Hank, During Ch.ACO 2015, CO Galería, Santiago de Chile, Chile
Patria - Homeland, Collateral to the 12th Havana Biennial,Villa Manuela Gallery, Havana, Cuba
Marea Alta, Collateral to the 12th Havana Biennia, Morro-Cabaña, Havana, Cuba
Reverso - Reverse, ArtLima, Co Gallery, Chile, Lima, Peru
Reverso - Reverse, CEART (Art Center Tomás y Valiente), Madrid, Spain
Desapariencia - Misappearance, Enlace Contemporary Art Gallery, Lima, Peru
Situación Límite - Extreme Situation, Raquel Ponce Gallery, Madrid, Spain
Reuni¬cación familiar - Family Reuni¬cation, Collateral to the 11th Havana Biennial Morro-Cabaña, Havana, Cuba
Hoy mi voz tiene sonido - Today my voice got a sound, Villa Manuela Gallery, Havana, Cuba
De tus ojos la sal - Salt from your Eyes, Nuno Sacramento Gallery, Aveiro, Portugal
Recent Works, The Cuban Art Space, Center for Cuban Studies, New York, USA
Inventario - Inventory, The Ludwig Foundation of Cuba, Havana, Cuba
Un Sueño Real - A Real Dream, Photographic Center of Cuba, Havana, Cuba
Mirando adentro - Looking Inside, The Cuban Art Space, Center for Cuban Studies, New York, USA
Ábacos - Abacuses, Cinematographic Cultural Center Gallery, Havana, Cuba

Group Exhibitions (Selection)

Art Karlsruhe @Galerie Isabelle Lesmeister, Karlsruhe, Germany
57 Biennale di Venezia, L'Instituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti, Palazzo Loredan, Venice, Italy
Lima Photo, Jackie Shor - Arte, Miraflores, Lima, Peru
Art x Cuba, Contemorary Perspectives since 1989, Ludwig Forum for International Art, Aachen, Germany
57th Venice Bienniale, Cuban Pavilion, Loredan Palace, Venice, Italy
SP Arte, Jackie Shor - Arte, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Complicated Beauty: Contemporary Cuban Art, Tampa Museum, Florida, USA
Art Miami, Panamerican art Proyect Miami, Miami, USA
Force and blood, Imaginaries of the flag in Cuban art, Grand Theater Alicia Alonso, Havana, Cuba
Artxiomas, Museo de Arte de las Américas, Washington DC, USA
Re ejos - Re ections, Jad Perera Gallery, Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka
Artceleration, Art Basel Miami 2015, Macaya Gallery, Miami, USA
Feria Chaco - Fair Chaco, NGart Gallery & Galeria Collage Habana, Santiago de Chile, Chile
HB. Muestra de Arte Contemporáneo Cubano - HB. Exhibition of Contemporary Cuban Art, Collateral to the 12th Havana Biennial Pabexpo, Havana, Cuba
4ta Bienal del Fin del Mundo - 4th Biennal of the End of the World, Mar del Plata, Argentina
Parte, PHS Projects, Sao Pablo, Brazil
6to Salón de Arte Contemporáneo Cubano - 6th Salon of Cuban Contemporary Art, CDAV (Center for the Development of Visual Arts), Havana, Cuba
Rodando se Encuentran - They Meet Rolling, Collection of the Visual Arts National Council, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China
Houston Fine Art Fair, Collage Habana Gallery & Villa Manuela, Reliant Center, Houston, USA
Slick Art, Uprising Caribbean Art (In English in the original), Paris, France
Art Fair México, Co Gallery Chile, DF (Mexico City), Mexico
I Bienal de Sur - First Biennial of the South, Figali Convention Center, Panama, Panama
Solo Project, Houston Fine Art Fair, La Casona Gallery, Reliant Center, Houston, USA
Un Olor que entra por mi ventana - A Smell Coming through my Window, 11th Habana Biennal, The Rum Museum Gallery, Havana, Cuba
Artmonaco´12, La Acacia Gallery Havana, Monaco, Monaco
ArtBo - Bogotá Art Fair, Villa Manuela Gallery Havana, Bogota, Colombia
Art Moscow - Moscow Art, Collage Habana Gallery, Moscow, Russia
Arte Cubano en Daejeon - Cuban Art in Daejeon, Daejeon Art Museum, Daejeon, South Korea
Huella Múltiple - Multiple Traces, London Print Studio, London, UK
Cuban Women Artists (In English in the original), Center for Cuban Studies, New York, USA
Cuba Pinta Guayasamín - Cuba Paints Guayasamín, Oswaldo Guayasamín House Gallery, Havana, Cuba
Arte Cubana em Coimbra - Cuban Art at Coimbra, Arte e Centro de Mutualismo Gallery, Coimbra, Portugal
Lisbon Art Fair, Nuno Sacramento Gallery, Lisbon, Portugal
Cambio y Fuera - Over and Out, High Institute of Art, 10th Havana Biennial, Havana, Cuba
Mañana será demasiado tarde - Tomorrow will be too late, International Press Center, 10th Havana Biennial, Havana, Cuba
Si una noche de invierno un viajero - If on a Winter Night, Some Traveller…, High Institute of Art, Havana, Cuba
ArtMadrid - Madrid Art Fair, Servando Gallery, Havana, Madrid, Spain
25 y uno Quemao - 25 and one burned, High Institute of Art, Havana, Cuba
Muro de Agua - Water Wall, Sacramento Gallery, Aveiro, Portugal
Cuba: Women Artists in the Revolution (In English in the original), Anderson Gallery, Harmon Fine Arts Center, Drake University, Des Moines, USA
San Alejandro Academy, 9th Havana Biennial, Havana, Cuba
Huella Múltiple - Multiple Traces, Saint Francis of Assisi Convent, 5th Edition 9th Havana Biennial, Havana, Cuba
Cuban Heat, A Show of Sensual Art from Cuba (In English in the original), Center for Cuban Studies, New York, USA
Salon September 5th, Center of Art, Cienfuegos, Cuba
De la nada al todo - From Nothing to Everything, José Antonio Díaz Peláez Gallery, San Alejandro Academy, Havana, Cuba
Salon September 5th, Art Center, Cienfuegos, Cuba
Manténgase alejado del alcance de los niños - Keep out of Reach of Children, Trinidad, Cuba
Teachers and Students First Encounter, Visual Arts School Benny Moré, Cienfuegos, Cuba