1997-98

  • Consuelo Castañeda (b. 1958, Cuba): A conceptual artist who often uses photography in her work, Castañeda is a student of French thinkers such as Derrida and Baudrillard. She has written that she is interested in exploring the borders between the arts and the sciences. Among the many group and solo shows in which her work has been featured are the Miami Warehouse Project, Traces: The Body in Contemporary Photography at the Bronx Museum of Arts, 11 Conceptual Photographers at the Generous Miracles Gallery in New York, and the installation Cybernetic Information Center at the Miami Art Museum. Castañeda studied art at the Instituto Superior de Arte in Havana. (Cintas for art, 1997-98)

  • Quisqueya Henríquez (b. 1966, Havana): An installation artist who has been widely exhibited in the United States and Latin America, Henríquez studied painting at the Instituto Superior de Arte in Havana and public relations at the University of Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic. Her work is in various collections, including those of the Museum of Contemporary Art in North Miami and the Ninart Centro de Cultura in Mexico City. She is the winner of a South Florida Consortium Award fellowship. The September 2007 issue of ARTnews includedHenríquez in its list of 25 art world trendsetters (Cintas for art, 1997-98)

  • ERNESTO PUJOL

    No puedo dormir (I can’t sleep), 1997, Oil paint on antique bed headboard and antique oars, 57” x 55.5”

    Ernesto Pujol (b. 1957, Havana): Although he originally trained as a painter, Pujol work has broadened into installation work, performance art and photography. He has said his work deals with obsessive memory as its main theme, which he divides into memory of place, of gender and of violence. Pujol attended the University of Puerto Rico and the Universidad Complutense in Madrid and has a Master of Fine Arts in interdisciplinary studio practice from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He has received grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Pollock-Krasner Foundation and the Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation. His work is in the collections of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, the Museo Rufino Tamayo in Mexico City, the Casa de las Américas in Havana and El Museo del Barrio in New York. In 1997, Pujol represented the United States in the Second Johannesburg Biennial in South Africa, the Second Saaremaa Biennial in Estonia and the Sixth Havana Biennial. Recent works include Speaking in Silence, a 2011 sunrise-to-sunset performance for the Contemporary Museum throughout the city of Honolulu, with 18 performers as public orators. (Cintas in art, 1991-92, 1997-98)

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