Biography

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.

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1986
born in Cienfugos, Cuba
2007
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
2008
Workshop The Art of Behavior, by Tania Bruguera, Cuba
2012
Instituto Superior de Arte (ISA), Havana, Cuba
lives and works in Havana, Cuba

Solo Exhibitions (Selection)

2021
Fragments of Memory, Galerie Isabelle Lesmeister, Regensburg, Germany
2017
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
2016
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
2015
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
2014
Reverso - Reverse, ArtLima, Co Gallery, Chile, Lima, Peru
2013
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
2012
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
2011
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
2010
Inventario - Inventory, The Ludwig Foundation of Cuba, Havana, Cuba
2009
Un Sueño Real - A Real Dream, Photographic Center of Cuba, Havana, Cuba
2008
Mirando adentro - Looking Inside, The Cuban Art Space, Center for Cuban Studies, New York, USA
2007
Ábacos - Abacuses, Cinematographic Cultural Center Gallery, Havana, Cuba

Group Exhibitions (Selection)

2022
Art Karlsruhe @Galerie Isabelle Lesmeister, Karlsruhe, Germany
2017
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
2016
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
2015
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
2014
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
2013
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
2012
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
2011
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
2010
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
2009
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
2008
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
2007
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
2006
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
2005
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
2004
Salon September 5th, Art Center, Cienfuegos, Cuba
 
Manténgase alejado del alcance de los niños - Keep out of Reach of Children, Trinidad, Cuba
2003
Teachers and Students First Encounter, Visual Arts School Benny Moré, Cienfuegos, Cuba