Gladys Triana (b. 1937, Camagüey): Her many solo exhibitions include shows at the Bronx Museum of the Arts and the Museum of Contemporary Hispanic Art in New York, as well as in galleries in Paris, Lima, and Santo Domingo. Triana has also done many illustrations for poetry collections and literary magazines. Group shows in which she has participated include Breaking Barriers: Selection from the Museum of Art's Permanent Contemporary Cuban Collection in Fort Lauderdale, Latin American Book Arts at the Center for Book Arts in New York, African American and Latino American from USA at the Bellas Artes Museum in Santiago de Chile and Lines of Vision: Drawing by Contemporary Women at the Museo de Arte in Caracas and the Museo de Bellas Artes in Mexico. Her pieces are in several permanent collections, including the Museo de Bellas Artes in Chile, the Bronx Museum, the Museo de Arte Moderno in Santo Domingo and the Instituto de Cultural Puertorriqueña in San Juan. Triana received an outstanding achievement in visual art award from the Queens Borough President of the City of New York. Triana has a Master’s degree from Long Island University and a Bachelor’s from Mercy College in Dobbs Ferry, N.Y.  (Cintas for art, 1993-94, Emilio Sanchez Cintas in art, 2009-2010)

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