Francisco Nunez Martinez
FRANCISCO NUNEZ MARTINEZ
Francisco was born in Güines, Cuba on January 12th, 1963. He graduated from the National School of Art (ENA) in 1981 and from the Fernando Carnicer Elementary School of Music in 1986. He is a member of the UNEAC and worked as a teacher of painting and drawing for 17 years. He has been registered in the Creator’s Registry as an independent artist since 1988 and has participated in numerous personal and group exhibtions, auctions, and fairs with national and international mentions and awards. His works have been used in catalogs, magazines, and books on contemporary Cuban art. Francisco currently works and resides in Havana.
PERSONAL EXHIBITIONS (SELECTION):
2012- The Cubans. Guverich Fine Art, Winnipeg, Canada.
2011- The Pleasure of Getting Lost. MHC Gallery and Art for Lunch, Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG).
2010- Nothing to say? Municipal Gallery of Jagüey Grande, Matanzas.
2008- Francisco Núñez. 17th International Book Fair, Güines, Havana.
2007- Coterráneos (neighbors). Chicago, USA.
2006- Lot 000. Gallery 23 and 12, City of Havana, Cuba.
2004- Password. Pirámide Gallery, UNEAC Territorial.
2002- Interior without walls. Universal Art Gallery, Güines.
Something of that. Oswaldo Guayasamín Foundation, Havana City, Cuba.
Eiladung. Rigassi Gallery, Bern, Switzerland.
Nevartos Galerie Exhibition. Zurich, Switzerland.
2000- Galerie des Botanischen Gartens Exhibition. Bern, Switzerland.
Call Back. Cuban Book Institute, Havana City, Cuba.
GROUP EXHIBITIONS (SELECTION):
2018-20th Anniversary Exhibition-MHC Gallery. Winnipeg. Canada.
2018-Sincerely Abstract- Centro Experimental de Artes Visuales José a. Diaz Peláez. Havana.
2017 - THE EXPERIMENT- CENTER FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF VISUAL ARTS, HAVANA.
2016-OVER THE HORIZON- EIGHT CUBAN CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS. SAINT JOSEPH’S UNIVERSITY, PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA. USA
2016-ITEMSS. CCC STRAWBERRY AND CHOCOLATE. HAVANA.
2016-UNITY AND DIVERSITY. AGAVE ROSA GALLERY. EL PASO, TEXAS. USA
2016-PEH56 PROJECT "INEQUALITIES"
2015- ITEMS. Collective exhibition. CPAP Arístides Fernández. Güines.
2015- 90 Miles Out. Gallery 2014. Florida. USA
2015- Hypertemia. Casa del Alba Cultural in Havana.
2015- Black and White. Collateral. Biennial of Havana.
2015- Presentation ¨Cutting Edge Art in Havana. 100 Cuban Artists¨. Philadelphia USA
2015- Voices of the Island. Art Museum, Myrtle Beach. SC. USA
2015- Presentation ¨The abstract painting in Cuba¨ International book fair. Havana Cuba
2013- John Erkel, Robert Sim, Keith Wood & Francisco Nuñez. At Glasshouse Skylofts, Winnipeg, Canada.
Loving You. Gallery 10/10, Mexico, D. F.
By Santiago The best. Auction, Havana, Cuba.
2011- Made in Cuba. Luz y Oficios Gallery, Havana, Cuba.
2011- Junge Szene Kuba. Passinger Fabrik, Münich, Germany.
2010- Frutabomba. House of Xanta and Sebastian Berger, Havana, Cuba.
The one and the multiple. Excellences Cultural Space, Madrid, Spain.
Bomb. Wifredo Lam Contemporary Art Center, Cuba.
From the diverse. Itinerant exhibition, Western Provinces.
2009- Cuban Art at AceArt. Winnipeg, Canada.
Marked Identities. Coral Gables, Florida, USA.
Adrenalin. Canal Habana, Cuba.
2008- Away from home. Miami, USA.
Tribute. Universal Art Gallery, Güines, Cuba.
Art for art. Expoventa online. Canada.
Memories & parachutes… Mennonite Heritage Center Gallery, Winnipeg, Canada.
2007- Cuba today. Chicago, USA.
Yesterday and today. Florida, USA.
Sample in the collection of the magazine Sol y Son. Havana City, Cuba.
Galeano Gallery Exhibition. Havana Cuba.
2006- ARTBO (Contemporary Art Fair). Bogota Colombia.
ARTELISBOA (Contemporary Art Fair). Lisbon Portugal.
Extraordinary Auction. Sala Retiro, Madrid, Spain.
VIII International Exhibition and Colloquium of Digital Art. Pablo de la Cultural Center
Torriente Brau, Cuba.
Collateral Expo. Havana Club Gallery of the Rum Museum, Havana City, Cuba.
2005- Extraordinary Auction. Sala Retiro, Madrid, Spain.
FAIM. Independent Art Fair, 6th Edition, Madrid, Spain.
VII Salon of Digital Art. Pablo de la Torriente Brau Cultural Center.
CUBArt. Gubbio, Italy.
Trend Expo Fair. University of Basilicata, Potenza, Italy.
Winter Collective. Chicago, USA.
2004- Exhibition of Cuban painting. Guadalupe.
Traces. Habana Gallery, Chicago, USA.
A comprehensive look. Güines, Havana.
Havana Gallery Walk Exhibition. Chicago, USA.
2003- Edwell’s Gallery Exhibition. Madrid Spain.
Exhibition Focus Business Center. Switzerland (31-7-2003).
Exhibition Focus Business Center. Switzerland (25-5-2003).
UNEAC HABANA room. Mirta Cerra Gallery, Havana.
2002- ALDO’S GALLERY & SHOP Exhibition. Zurich, Switzerland.
Arístides Fernández Room. Universal Art Gallery, Güines.
2001- Fragment of a Puzzle. Luis de Soto Gallery, Faculty of Arts and Letters of
the University of L