biography of José BEDIA VALDÉS (1959)

Personal data


Birth : 1959 - Havana, Cuba
Sex : M
Nationality/Affiliation : Cuba

Address

Miami FL Florida, United States

Representatives

Carmen Rita Pérez / Arte Actual – Ave. Sarasota 20 – Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic


Education

1976 : Academia de Artes Plásticas San Alejandro – Havana, Cuba
1981 : Instituto Superior de Arte – Calle 120 No.1110 entre 9 y 13 Municipio Playa – Havana, Cuba

Professional data


Work and Life

1993:Moves to the United States of America
1991:Moves to Mexico
Lives and works in Miami FL, USA


Grants

1994

1994 : John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship – New York NY, United States
Awarded by : John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation – 90 Park Avenue – New York NY, United States


Awards

1986

1986 : Premio de la 2a Bienal de La Habana – Havana, Cuba
Context: 2a Bienal de la Habana (11/26/1986 – 12/31/1986)

Work


Categorie and medium


Painting : Acrylic/canvas
Sculpture-Volume : Installation
Drawing-Watercolor :

Movements and styles

Latin American Art

Solo Exhibitions (Selected)


Solo exhibitions

2001

Condición Visionaria / Visionary Condition
Iturralde Gallery – Los Angeles CA, United States
2001

2000

Things We Need. New Paintings
Frumkin / Adams Gallery – New York NY, United States
2000

Fragmentos de una Historia
Frederic Snitzer Gallery – Miami FL, United States
2000

Rodeado de Mar
Contemporary Art Center of Virginia – Virginia Beach VA, United States
2000

1999

The Art Museum At Florida International University – Miami FL, United States
1999

Galeria Ramis Barquet – New York NY, United States
1999

Annina Nosei Gallery – New York NY, United States
1999

1998

Crónicas Americanas
Museo Rufino Tamayo – Mexico, Mexico
1998

20/21: José Bedia
Joslyn Art Museum – Omaha NE, United States
1998

1997

Edwin A. Ulrich Museum of Art – Wichita State University – Wichita KS, United States
1997

Galería Der Brücke – Arte Contemporáneo – Buenos Aires, Argentina
1997

Crónicas Americanas
MARCO Museo de Arte Contemporáneo – Monterrey, Mexico
1997

Errónea Artesania
Frumkin / Adams Gallery – New York NY, United States
1997

Historia de Animales
Frederic Snitzer Gallery – Coral Gables FL, United States
1997

1996

Mi Esencialismo
Porin Taidemuseo – Pori, Finland
1996

Drawings by José Bedia
Porter Troupe Gallery – San Diego CA, United States
1996

Frumkin / Adams Gallery – New York NY, United States
1996

Mi Esencialismo
Douglas Hyde Gallery – Trinity College – Dublin, Ireland
1996

1995

Mundele Quiere Saber (The White Person Wants to Know)
Frederic Snitzer Gallery – Coral Gables FL, United States
1995

Mundele Quiere Saber (The White Person Wants to Know)
Terrace Gallery – Orlando City Hall – Orlando FL, United States
1995

Cosas Redondas / Round Things
Fort Lauderdale Museum of Art – Fort Lauderdale FL, United States
1995

1994

De Donde Vengo
ICA Institute of Contemporary Art – Philadelphia PA, United States
1994

Thomas Cohn Arte Contemporânea – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1994

1993

La Isla en Pienso
Galeria Nina Menocal – Mexico, Mexico
1993

Fábula
Galería Fernando Quintana – Bogotá, Colombia
1993

1992

Brevisima Relación de la Destrucción de las Indias
Frumkin / Adams Gallery – New York NY, United States
1992

Brevisima Relación de la Destrucción de las Indias
Museo Carrillo Gil de Arte Contemporáneo – Mexico, Mexico
1992

1990

Recent Work
Forest City Gallery – London ON, Canada
1990

1989

Galería Angel Romero – Madrid, Spain
1989

1986

MET Metropolitan Museum of Manila – Manila, Philippines
1986

Crónicas Americanas III
Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Wifredo Lam – Havana, Cuba
1986

Exposición de Dibujos
Galería Angel Romero – Madrid, Spain
1986

1984

Persistencia del Uso
Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes – Havana, Cuba
1984

Group Exhibitions (Selected)


Art shows / fairs

2003

Art Basel Miami Beach
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/04/2003 – 12/07/2003
Represented by : Galeria Ramis Barquet – 5th floor 41 East 57th Street – New York NY, United States

Art Chicago 2003
Navy Pier’s Festival Hall – Chicago IL, United States
05/09/2003 – 05/12/2003
Represented by : Tamarind Institute – 108-110 Cornell Drive Se – Albuquerque NM, United States

2002

Art Basel Miami Beach
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/05/2002 – 12/08/2002
Represented by : Galeria Ramis Barquet – 5th floor 41 East 57th Street – New York NY, United States

The Armory Show 2002
Piers 88 & 90 – New York NY, United States
02/22/2002 – 02/25/2002
Represented by : Galeria Ramis Barquet – 5th floor 41 East 57th Street – New York NY, United States

Art Miami, n°12
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
01/04/2002 – 01/08/2002
Represented by : Galería Angel Romero – San Pedro 5 – Madrid, Spain

2001

Art Basel Miami Beach: cancelled
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/13/2001 – 12/16/2001
Represented by : Galeria Ramis Barquet – 5th floor 41 East 57th Street – New York NY, United States

Art Miami, n° 11
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
01/18/2001 – 01/22/2001
Represented by : Artemundi – Suite 915 1680 Michigan Avenue – Miami Beach FL, United States

Artpalmbeach – 4th Modern & Contemporary Art Fair
International Pavilion of the Palm Beaches – West Palm Beach FL, United States
01/10/2001 – 01/15/2001
Represented by : Galeria Ramis Barquet – 5th floor 41 East 57th Street – New York NY, United States

2000

FIAC, n°27
Paris Expo – Porte de Versailles – Paris, France
10/25/2000 – 10/30/2000
Represented by : Galeria Ramis Barquet – 5th floor 41 East 57th Street – New York NY, United States

1999

Art Cologne, n° 33
Cologne, Germany
11/07/1999 – 11/14/1999
Represented by : Galería Polígrafa – Balmes, 54 – Barcelona, Spain

Artpalmbeach – Modern & Contemporary Art Fair
International Pavilion of the Palm Beaches – West Palm Beach FL, United States
03/10/1999 – 03/15/1999
Represented by : Galeria Ramis Barquet – 5th floor 41 East 57th Street – New York NY, United States

1998

Art Chicago 1998
Navy Pier’s Festival Hall – Chicago IL, United States
1998

ARCO – Feria Internacional de Arte Contemporáneo, n°17
Parque Ferial Juan Carlos I – Madrid, Spain
1998
Represented by : Der Brücke – Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom

1996

ExpoArte – Feria Internacional de Arte Contemporáneo
Espacio Minimo – Guadalajara, Mexico
1996


Group exhibitions

2001

4th Caribbean Biennial
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
11/14/2001 – 02/17/2002

1999

Today and Everyday, an exhibition for children
Galería Ramis Barquet – New York NY, United States
1999

1998

Animal. Anima. Animus
Porin Taidemuseo – Pori, Finland
06/06/1998 – 08/30/1998

1996

Sin Fronteras: arte latinoamericano actual
Fundación Museo de Artes Visuales Alejandro Otero – Caracas, Venezuela
1996

1995

Caribbean Vision: Contemporary Painting & Sculpture
Center for the Fine Arts – Miami FL, United States
1995

1994

Bienal Internacional de São Paulo, n°22
São Paulo, Brazil
1994

inSITE94
La Torre de Tijuana – Tijuana, Mexico
1994

1993

Latin American Artists of the Twentieth Century
MoMA Museum of Modern Art – New York NY, United States
1993

1991

El Desafío a la Colonización – 4a Bienal de la Habana
Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Wifredo Lam – Havana, Cuba
11/16/1991 – 12/31/1991

Los hijos de Guillermo Tell
Fundación Museo de Artes Visuales Alejandro Otero – Caracas, Venezuela
1991

1989

Les Magiciens de la Terre
MNAM Musée National d’Art Moderne – Centre National d’Art et de Culture Georges Pompidou – Paris, France
1989

1987

Bienal Internacional de São Paulo, n° 19
Ibirapuera Park, gate 3 – São Paulo, Brazil
1987

I Bienal Internacional de Pintura de Cuenca
Cuenca, Ecuador
04/24/1987 – 07/24/1987

1986

2a Bienal de la Habana
Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Wifredo Lam – Havana, Cuba
11/26/1986 – 12/31/1986

1984

1a Bienal de la Habana
Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Wifredo Lam – Havana, Cuba
05/1984 – 06/1984

Bibliography (Selected)


On the artist


Books

2002

Art Tomorrow
Publisher: Editions Terrail – Paris, France
Author: Lucie-Smith Edward – London, United Kingdom
2002
ISBN : 2879392497

Legals