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Calm Horizon

Abel Barreto

Pencil, acrylic on canvas
75.2 x 26.6 in


Abel Barreto Olivera.
Pinar del Rio, Cuba, 1977. He lives and works in Cuba.

1999-2004 Higher Institute of Arts (ISA according to its acronym in Spanish) Havana, Cuba.

Teaching Work
2004- (…) Professor of the Chair of Sculpture, School of Visual Arts, Higher Institute of Arts (ISA). Havana, Cuba.

Solo Exhibitions

2015 Theory of the breezes. Zona Franca, Morro- Cabaña. Parallel to the12th Biennial of Havana, Cuba.
2009 Decibels. La Casona Gallery. Havana, Cuba.
2003 Action 20. Public Intervention. Eighth Biennial of Havana, Cuba.
2002 Delay. Public Intervention. Week of Young Art. Santa Clara, Cuba.

Group Exhibitions

2015 Chefs-d’œuvre des musées nationaux de la HavaneCórcega, France
2014 Rolling, they meet. Contemporary Cuban Art. CNAP Collection. Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Center (SUPEC) Shanghai, China.          
2013 Gulliver. Freies Museum Berlin. Berlin, Germany.
2012 Strictly impersonal. Morro- Cabaña. Exhibition Parallel to the XI Biennial of Havana, Cuba.
Parcel. Trasgut Gallery. Asturian Center. Havana, Cuba.
A smell that comes through my window: Havana Culture. Rum Museum. Parallel to the XI Biennial of Havana, Cuba.
2010 Serendipity, TEMPO-Portimao Municipal Theater, Portugal Art 10, I Biennial.  Portimao, Portugal.
Monomania. Havana Gallery. Havana, Cuba.
2009 Irrational Relationship. San Pancho Cultural Center. Nayarit. Jalisco, Mexico.
Confluence II inside. NHHC Art Museum Albuquerque. New Mexico, USA.
Preview, 08 Space. Parallel to the X Biennial of Havana, Cuba.
Topologies. Excelencias Gallery. Madrid, Spain.
V Hall of Contemporary Cuban Art. Center for the Development of Visual Arts. Havana, Cuba.
2008 Embedded, 08 Space. San Francisco de Asis Convent. Havana, Cuba.
Pulse Art Fair. Miami, Florida, USA.
Kunst, 08 Space. Hispano-American Cultural Center. Havana, Cuba.


2015 Residence of Creation of the Embassy of Norway in Cuba
2010 Havana Cultura Visual Arts Project´s Residency
2006 First Award. XXI Provincial Hall. CPAV. Pinar del Rio, Cuba

COLLECTIONS. His work is part of private and public collections from various countries, among them: Spain, Brazil, Belgium, United States, Mexico and Cuba. 

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