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Carlos Enrique Prado 
Havana, Cuba, 1978

Visual artist and assistant professor of sculpture and ceramics.

E-Mail         carlospradoart@yahoo.com
                  http://carlosenriqueprado.blogspot.com/

Education
2008          MFA in Studio Art. ISA University of the Arts of Cuba.
2002          BFA in Sculpture. ISA, University of the Arts of Cuba.
1996          Graduated of Sculpture and Drawing at the San Alejandro National School of Fine Arts in Cuba.

Teaching  experience
2016
Lecturer (Full-Time). University of Miami. Miami, FL. Courses: - Figure in Clay and Ceramics - Hand-building.
2015
Adjunct Lecturer. University of Miami. Miami, FL. Courses: - Figure in Clay and Ceramics - Hand-building.
2014 
Adjunct Lecturer. University of Miami. Miami, FL. Course: Ceramics - Figure in Clay.
Guest Lecture. University of Miami. Miami, FL.
2013
Guest Lecture. University of Southern California. Los Angeles, CA.
Guest Lecture. East los Angeles College, Los Angeles, CA.
2012
Artist in Residence. Midwestern State University. Wichita Falls, TX.
2011
Visiting Professor. University of Mary Washington. Fredericksburg, VA.  Course: Large-scale Ceramic Sculptures.
Visiting Professor. Portrait in Clay Demonstration. Midwestern State University. Wichita Falls, TX.
2010
Visiting Professor. Ceramics demonstrations. University of Alabama. Tuscaloosa, AL.
2009
Interim Dean of the Visual Arts School. ISA University of the Arts of Cuba
2006-11
Head of the Sculpture Program (included ceramics). Visual Arts School. ISA University of the Arts of Cuba.
2007
Visiting professor. Life Modeling in Clay class at the Royal University College of Arts (KKH). Stockholm, Sweden. 
2007-11
Assistant Professor, sculpture and ceramics. ISA University of the Arts of Cuba.  
2004-11
Member of Tribunals in the admission exams. Tutor, opponent and a member of tribunals in more than 30 diploma works.
2004-07
Instructor, sculpture and ceramics. ISA University of the Arts of Cuba.
2002-04
Graduate Assistant, sculpture and ceramics. ISA University of the Arts of Cuba.
1999-02
Student assistant of Ceramics and Art History at the ISA University of Arts of Cuba.

Related experience
2013-2016  
Collection Technician. The Wolfsonian–FIU Museum. Florida International University, Miami, FL.
2012- 2013
Art Conservation Technician.  Rosa Lowinger and Associates. Miami, FL.
2010
Juror. X Biennial of Ceramics, Havana, Cuba.
2006
Illustrator for the magazine La Gaceta de Cuba (The gazette of Cuba).
2002
Designer of the Web page of ISA, University of Arts of Cuba.      
1998-2001   
Illustrator for the Cuban magazines Cartelera and La Isla Infinita

Residencies and Visiting Artist
2015          Visiting artist and guest speaker. Florida International University, Miami, FL.
2014          Visiting artist and guest speaker. University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL.
2013          Visiting artist and guest speaker. University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA.
                  Visiting artist and guest speaker. East los Angeles College, Los Angeles, CA.               
2012          Artist in Residence. Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX.
2011          Visiting artist and guest speaker. Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.
                  Visiting artist and guest speaker. Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX.
                  Visiting artist and guest speaker. University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA.
2010          Visiting artist and guest speaker. University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL.
2007          Visiting artist. Royal University College of Arts (KKH). Stockholm, Sweden.

Awards
2007         
Second Prize of installation. Biennial of Ceramics "The Mural and the Vessel". National Museum of Ceramics in Havana. 
2006          
Third Prize. VIII Biennial of Ceramics "Amelia Peláez". National Museum of Ceramics in Havana. 
2004          
Mention. VII Biennial of Ceramics "Amelia Peláez". National Museum of Ceramics in Havana.
2003         
Prize. International Triennial of Ceramics Elit-Tile. Museum of Modern Arts of Santo Domingo. Dominican Republic.
1996          
Prize in Sculpture. Academia ‘96, International Event of Schools of Arts. San Alejandro National Academy of Fine Arts, Cuba.

Skills
Expertise in contemporary art, particularly in sculpture, ceramics, drawing and digital art.
Extensive knowledge of teaching art, predominantly in sculpture and ceramics, life modeling in clay, life drawing, critique of contemporary art.
Experience with several computer programs such as Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, 3ds Max, Bryce 3d, as well as Microsoft Office Suit.
Ability to work with art preservation, especially with conservation, restoration and handling of works of art.

Solo Exhibitions
2010
Preludio y Fuga (Prelude and Fugue –Escapes–). Digital prints and installation. Convent of San Francisco de Asis. Havana. X Biennial of Ceramic of Havana
2009
El icono escamoteado (The Whisked Away Icon). Sculptures. Hispanic-American Center of Culture. Havana.
2008
Project Room: Carlos Enrique, recent works. Sculptures and digital prints. Pan-American Art projects. Miami city, USA.
Terapia sanitaria (Sanitary Therapy). Sculptures. Ludwig Foundation of Cuba. Havana.
2006
Re-Visiones (Re-visions). Sculptures. National Museum of Ceramics. Havana. 
Todo para llevar (Everything to Take). Portable sculptures. Galiano Gallery. Havana. 
2005
Otra forma más de mirar lo mismo (A Different Way of Looking at the Same Thing). Digital prints. It was organized by the Contemporary Art Center Wifredo Lam and the Ludwig Foundation of Cuba. ICAIC Cultural Center Gallery. Havana. 
2002
Mírate el mundo de otra manera (Look Yourself at the World in a Different Way). Sculptures. La Acacia Gallery in Havana. Graduation exhibition. 
Miradas Posibles (Possible Glances). Sculptures. Miramar Trade Center. Havana. (Bipersonal)
1996
Seudoexposición (Pseudo-Exhibition). San Alejandro National Academy of Fine Arts. Havana.
Transfiguración (Transfiguration). Installation with drawings and sculptures. 23rd and 12th Gallery. Havana.
1994
Almas en pena  (Grieving Souls). Drawings. Galiano Gallery. Havana.
1993
Con mi cruz a cuestas (With my Cross on the Back). Sculptures and drawings. Carmelo González Gallery, Cultural Center of Vedado. Havana.
1992
Adolescencia (Adolescence). Sculptures. 23 y 12 Gallery. Havana.                           
 
Recent Group Exhibitions
2016
La Escultura Dibujada. Centro Cultural, Hinojosa del Duque, Córdoba, Spain (January).
La Escultura Dibujada. Monasterio de Santa Clara, Belalcazar, Córdoba, Spain (March).
2015
Biennial of Ceramics. Organized by the National Museum of Ceramics. Hispanic-American Cultural Center. Havana, Cuba.
2014
“Two Streets from the Sand”. The Wolfsonian-FIU Museum. Miami Beach, FL.
Annual Faculty Exhibition. CAS Gallery, University of Miami. Coral Gables, FL.
2013
Biennial of Ceramics “The Mural and the Vessel”. Organized by the National Museum of Ceramics. Hispanic-American Center of Culture. Havana, Cuba.
2012
10 for 10 x2: 10th Anniversary New Acquisitions. ASU Art Museum, Ceramics Research Center. Tempe, AZ.
From the Clay Studio IV. Juanita Harvey Art Gallery, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX.
2011
Exhibition in Tribute to the 50 anniversary of the Association of Writers and Artists of Cuba (UNEAC). Acacia Gallery. Havana, Cuba.
Exhibition Large-scale ceramic Sculptures. University of Mary Washington and LibertyTown Arts Workshop Gallery. Fredericksburg, VA.
Biennial of Ceramics “The Mural and the Vessel”. Organized by the National Museum of Ceramics. Hispanic-American Center of Culture. Havana, Cuba.
Exhibition Ripped Eyes. House-Museum of Asia. Havana, Cuba.
2010
X Biennial of Ceramics of Havana. San Francisco de Asis Art Center. Havana, Cuba.
2009
1st Symposium of Installations of San Pancho. Exhibition Irrational Relation. San Pancho Cultural Center & Residence. Nayarit. Mexico. 
Chronos. Contemporary Cuban Art. Gallery La Casona. Havana. 
CODEMA in the Biennial X of the Havana. Space of National CODEMA (Advisory Council for the Development of the Monumental and Environmental Sculpture). 
The Human Body. National Museum of Ceramics. Havana. 
Biennial of Ceramics “The Mural and the Vessel”. Organized by the National Museum of Ceramics. Convent of San Franciscode Asis. Havana.
2008
The 13th Annual Los Angeles Art Show. Santa Monica Air Center. Santa Monica, CA.
ArtMadrid 2008, Modern and Contemporary Art Hall. Country House of Madrid, Spain.
IX Biennial of Ceramics (sculpture and installations). Organized by the National Museum of Ceramics.  White Room Gallery at the San Francisco de Asis Art Center, Havana.
2007
Biennial of Ceramics "The Mural and the Vessel". Organized by the National Museum of Ceramics. White Room Gallery of San Francisco de Asis Art Center. Havana.
Gracias por el fuego (Thank you for the fire), Cuban contemporary ceramics. Villa Manuela Gallery, National Association of Writers and Artists of Cuba (UNEAC), Havana. 
ArtMadrid 2007. Modern and Contemporary Art Hall. Country House of Madrid, Spain. 
Mundo de Aromas (World of Aromas). Havana Convention Center, Cuba.
2006
International Triennial of Ceramics Elit-Tile. Museum of Modern Arts in Santo Domingo. Dominican Republic.
VIII International Digital Art Hall. Cultural Center Pablo de la Torriente Brau. Havana. 
VIII Biennial of Ceramics “Amelia Peláez”, organized by the National Museum of Ceramics. Fifth Cloister gallery at the San Francisco de Asis Art Center. Havana. 
Taller Abierto (Open Studio). National CODEMA (Advisory Council for the Development of the Monumental and Environmental Sculpture). Collateral at IX Biennial of Havana.  
La ciudad otra - el hombre otro (The other city - another man). Hispanic-American Center of Culture. Collateral at IX Biennial of Havana. 
ArtMadrid 2006, Modern and Contemporary Art Hall. Country House of Madrid. Spain. 
H2Oro. House of the Poetry Gallery. Havana.
2005
Exhibition of Contemporary Cuban Sculpture. International Event "Culture and Development" at the Convention Center of Havana. 
Biennial of Ceramics "The Mural and the Vessel". Organized by the National Museum of the Ceramics. Fifth Cloister Gallery at the San Francisco de Asis Art Center. Havana. 
2004
VII Biennial of Ceramics “Amelia Peláez”, organized by the National Museum of Ceramics. White Room Gallery of the San Francisco de Asis Art Center. Havana. 
Lo Clásico (The Classic Thing), Cuban contemporary ceramics. Hispanic-American Center of Culture. Havana.
2003
Exhibition Bosque (Forest). Collateral Event to VIII Biennial of the Havana. National Museum of Ceramics. Havana.
 “Without Title. The object in the Cuban contemporary sculpture”. Arts and Literature School at the University of Havana.
The ISA at the Culture Pavilion of the Expocuba International fair.
El violín descalzo. Great Theater of Havana.

Lectures           
2015
Carlos Enrique Prado. The Personal Experience in Ceramics. Florida International University, Miami, FL.
2014
Presentation of the personal artwork and Portrait in Clay demonstration. University of Miami. Coral Gables, FL.
2013
Carlos Enrique Prado. The personal experience of a Cuban artist. University of Southern California, LA, California.
Carlos Enrique Prado. The personal experience of a Cuban artist. East los Angeles College, LA, California.
2011
Overview of his work and Cuban ceramics. The Ceramics Research Center at the ASU Art Museum. Arizona State University, Arizona, USA.
Lecture about his personal work. Midwestern State University, Texas, USA.
A ceramist talks about a ceramist. Presentation of the personal artwork. National Museum of Ceramic. Havana.
2010
The State of Ceramic Art in Cuba. Bryant Conference Center Auditorium. University of Alabama. Tuscaloosa, USA.
The Cuban Contemporary Artistic Ceramic. College of Arts and Science, Department Modern Languages and Classics. University of Alabama. Tuscaloosa, USA.
The ceramic program at the University of Arts of Cuba. College of Arts and Science, Department Art & Art History. Tuscaloosa, USA.
Carlos Enrique artwork. Presentation on the personal work and the story of his professional development as an artist. Department of Arts and Art History. University of Mary Washington. Fredericksburg, Virginia, USA.
2009
Proyectos artísticos contemporáneos en cerámica. Contemporary artistic projects in ceramic. Appreciation course on the development of the artistic ceramic in Cuba. Ceramic Workshop Mirta García Buch. Havana.
2008
Escultura en cerámica. Estrategias visibles desde el taller de escultura del ISA. Sculpture in ceramic. Evident strategies from the sculpture workshop of ISA. Professional School of Plastic Arts, Youth’s Island, Cuba.
Reflexiones Sanitarias. Sanitary reflections. Presentation of the thesis in option to the grade of Master in Art. Ludwig Foundation of Cuba. Havana.
2007
The Ceramic Workshop of ISA, an alternative for the sculpture in Cuba. The Royal University College of Fine Arts (KKH). Stockholm, Sweden.
2006
El creador y su obra. Historia de un artista "profesionalizado" (The creator and his work. An artist's history about how he became a "professional"). A series of lectures developed at the VIII Biennial of Ceramic "Amelia Peláez"in the San Francisco de Asis Convent. Havana.
2005
The Teaching of the ceramics in Universuty of Art of Cuba - ISA. San Francisco de Asis Convent  Art Center. Havana.
2002
The experimentation in ceramics. Presentation of the Barro Espiritual Project, in the National Museum of the Ceramics. Castillo de La Real Fuerza. Havana.
1999
Round table on the Sculpture in Cuba. Points of view of creators from the different generations at the Arts and Literature School of the University of Havana.
1998
The fine Arts creators within the digital world. 2nd meeting of specialists in Virtual Reality. Mass Media and Communication School, ISA-University of Arts of Cuba.

Collections 
ASU Art Museum, Ceramic Research Center. Arizona, USA
National Museum of Ceramics. Havana, Cuba
Museum of the Contemporary Ceramics (MCC) in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Puerto de la Cruz city, Tenerife, Spain
Museum of Dance, Havana, Cuba
Museum of City of Havana, Cuba
Cultural Center Dulce María Loynaz, Havana, Cuba
Elf Genius art fundació, Barcelona, Spain
PanAmerican Arts Projects, Dallas – Miami, USA
University of Mary Washington, Virginia, USA
 
His works can be found in different private collections in Cuba, USA, Spain, France, Switzerland, Germany, Mexico, Dominican Republic, among others.

Bibliography
Alberdi, Virginia: “Otro Carlos Enrique: retrato de un artista adolescente”, revista Artecubano, No. 2, La Habana, 1995, pp. 42-45, ilus.
Alberdi, Virginia: “Ni inocente ni neutral”, Granma newspaper, No 207 – año 41, La Habana, miércoles 31 de agosto de 2005, ilus.
Alberdi, Virginia: “Carlos Enrique Prado: Ni inocente ni neutral”, Cubarte, portal de la cultura cubana. Noticias, 3 de septiembre de 2005, ilus. 
Alonso, Alejandro G.: Todo para llevar (cat.), Galería Galiano, La Habana, agosto, 2006.
Alonso, Alejandro G.: Re-visiones (cat.), Museo Nacional de la Cerámica, La Habana, 2006.
Alonso, Alejandro G.: “X Bienal de Cerámica” (Una exposición personal), revista Artecubano, No 2, La Habana, 2010, pp 53, ilus.
Barreto, Emilio: “Prado transfigurado”, revista Cartelera Cultural, no. 64, La Habana, 1996, ilus.
Branscome, Jeff: “From Cuba to US: Clay connection”. The Free Lance-Star newspaper, Fredericksburg city, VA, USA. August 4, 2011.  
Calvo, Onedys: “El ceramista escultor: Carlos Enrique, el artista”, revista Revolución y Cultura, no. 5-6, año 2009, pp. 59-65, ilus.
Castellanos, Israel: “La taza sanitaria emplaza”, revista digital La Jiribilla, No 223, La Habana 2005, ilus.  
Noceda Fernández, José Manuel: “Carlos Enrique Prado: con un mirar diferente”, revista La Gaceta de Cuba, no. 3, La Habana, mayo-junio, 2006, pp. 46-48, ilus.
Noceda Fernández, José Manuel: “Carlos Enrique Prado: La ritualidad del objeto”, Otra forma más de mirar lo mismo (cat.), Centro Cultural ICAIC, La Habana, julio, 2005.
Pereira, María de los Ángeles: “Descubrir lo sublime”, Mírate el mundo de otra manera (cat.), Galería La Acacia, La Habana, junio, 2002.
Pereira, María de los Ángeles: “Carlos Enrique, escultor”, revista Artecubano, no 2-3, La Habana, 2003, pp 48-51, ilus.
Prado Herrera, Carlos Enrique: “Terapia Sanitaria. Apuntes colaterales”, revista Noticias de Artecubano, no 8 año 9, La Habana, agosto de 2008, pp 7, ilus.
Prado Herrera, Carlos Enrique: Transfiguración (cat.), Centro de arte 23 y 12, La Habana, 1996.
Prado Herrera, Carlos Enrique: Todo para llevar (cat.), Galería Galiano, La Habana, 2006.
Reyes Cruz, Alain: “Aquí y allá. A propósito de la exposición personal Todo para llevar de Carlos Enrique Prado, en Galería Galiano”, revista Noticias de Artecubano, no 4 año 7, La Habana, septiembre-octubre de 2006, pp 3, ilus.
Rodríguez, Dianelys: “Todo para llevar”, Portal San Cristóbal de La Habana. Sept de 2006. 
Sánchez Álvarez, Amalia: Almas en pena (cat.), Galería Galiano, La Habana, 1994.
Sweeten-Shults, Lana: “MSU resident artist: Torsos’ Travelers”. Times Record News newspaper. Wichita Falls, Texas. April, 8, 2012.
Vasallo, María del Carmen: “Todo para llevar”, portal web Cubasí.cu, 28-08-2006.
Veigas Zamora, José: “La escultura en Cuba. Siglo XX”, Fundación Caguayo y Editorial Oriente, Santiago de Cuba, 2005, pp. 346-348, ilus.

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