Fabian Peña

12-Fossil (detalle), 2008. Fragmentos de ala de cucaracha sobre piedra traslúcida, pedestal y luz. 36 x 18 x 18 pulgadas (91 x 46 x 46 cm)

Fabian Peña

Fabian Peña was born in Havana, Cuba, in 1976. He currently lives and works in Miami, Florida, since 2006. Fabian graduated from the Superior Institute of Arts in Havana, in 2003. Peña has worked as part of the duo “Elsoca & Fabian” (1999-2007) and with a group of artists in the “Colectivo Enema” (2000-Present). With these groups he participated in numerous performances, videos, and multimedia events in Latin America, the United States and Europe. He also participated in the production of the four editions of the magazine “Enema.” Fabian is a recipient of the Grants & Commissions Program from the Cisneros-Fontanals Art Foundation (CIFO) 2016, a Residency at Vermont Studio Center (Reed Foundation Fellowship Award) in Johnson, Vermont, United States, a residency granted by Gasworks Residency/Triangle Arts Trust, The British Council and The University of Brighton as part of the Batiscafo Project, among others. Recent solo exhibitions include Death of a Printed Story, at Dimensions Variable, Miami, Florida, USA (2014), Subliminal, at David Castillo Gallery, Miami, Florida, USA (2011), GRIZZZ, at Magnan Projects, New York, USA (2008) and Frozen Moment, at Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, Miami, Florida, USA (2008). His work has been presented in group shows including An Island Apart: Cuban Artists in Exile, at The Frank Museum of Art & Fisher Gallery, Otterbein University, Westerville, OH, USA (2016), Amerika, at David Castillo Gallery, Miami Beach, Florida, USA (2014), Global Caribbean V, Duke University, at Little Haiti Cultural Center, Miami, Florida, USA (2013), Cuba Now, at 21c Museum in Louisville, Kentucky, USA (2011), Cintas Finalists Exhibition at Freedom Tower, Miami-Dade College in Miami, Florida, USA (2011), Aesthetics & Values 2011, at Frost Art Museum, Miami, Florida, USA (2011), New Work Miami 2010, at Miami Art Museum, Miami, Florida, USA (2010), Dead or Alive at Museum of Arts & Design, New York, USA (2010), Cuba! Artists Experience Their Country, at Hunterdon Museum of Art, Clinton, New Jersey, USA (2008), Killing Time, at Exit Art, New York, USA (2007), Waiting List (Time and Transition in Contemporary Cuban Art), at Mestna Galerija, Ljubljana, Slovenia (2006), Landings 1, at Conkal Arte Contemporaneo/CAC. Ex-Convent of Conkal, Mérida, México (2004), VIII Havana Biennial at Wifredo Lam Contemporary Art Center, Havana, Cuba (2003). Fabian’s work has been reviewed by publications such as ARTnews, The New York Times, Art Nexus, The Art Newspaper, and The Miami Herald.

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