GINA+PELLON

Untitled, 1978, lithograph on paper, 21" x 26"

Gina Pellón (b. 1926, Cumanayagua): A widely recognized expressionist painter, Pellón exhibits her work regularly in Europe and the United States, and has been honored by the French minister of culture for her contribution to the French arts. She was represented in the Outside Cuba exhibition, and her work is in the permanent collection of the Miami-Dade Public Library. In 1992, she received the Arletty award. In 1999, the Musée du Pilori, in Niort, France, held a retrospective of her work. She is a graduate of the Escuela Nacional de Bellas Artes San Alejandro in Havana. Pellón is also a poet and printmaker.  (Cintas for art, 1978-79)

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