José Bedia

La Habana, Cuba

Havana, Cuba, 1959

 

Vive y trabaja en Miami, Florida

 

Estudios:

Superior Institute of Art, Havana, 1981.

School of Art of San Alejandro, Havana, 1976.

 

Premios:

Guggenheim Memorial Foundation International Fellowship, 1994.

Premio de la II Bienal de La Habana, Cuba 1986.

Gran Premio del Salon del Paisaje, Havana, 1982.

 

Selección de exposiciones individuales:

“Paintings by Jose Bedia” Heriard-Cimino Gallery, New Orleans, LA, 2012.

“Transcultural Pilgrim: Three Decades of Work by José Bedia,” Fowler Museum, Los Angeles, CA, 2011.

“Faces In The Landscape,” Latin American Masters, Los Angeles, California, 2010.

“Como empezo todo?” Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 2010.

“Fragment of Journeys,” Heriard-Cimino Gallery, New Orleans, LA, 2010.

“Ritual of Passage,” Art Basel Miami Beach, Lyle O. Reitzel Gallery, Miami, FL, 2009.

“Analogia Mistica,” Galeria Sandunga, Granada, Spain, 2009.

“Status Quo,” Costantini Arte Contemporaneo, Milan, Italy, 2008.

“Miart 08: Art Now!” Feria Internacional de Milano. Galeria Lule O. Reitzel, Milan, Italy, 2008.

“Jose Bedia,” Galeria Animal, Santiago de Chile, Chile, 2008.

“A Mi Aire,” Galeria Enlace Arte Contemporaneo, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2008.

“Makishi Nikishi,” Galeria Lyle O. Reitzel, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, 2008.

“First Hand,” Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami, FL, 2007

“Jose Bedia: A Survey of Paintings and Works on Paper 1992-2006.” George Adams Gallery, New York, 2007.

“Jose Bedia: Obras Receintes 2002-2005,” Museo de Arte Moderno, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, 2006.

“Jose Bedia: There, Around the Corner.” Galeria Ramis Barquet, New York, New York, 2005.

“Estremecimientos, Museo de Badajoz, Badajoz, Spain, 2004

“Jose Bedia: Ultimo fruto de temporada/ Last Fruit of the Season.”  Iturralde Gallery, Los Angeles, California, 2003.

“Jose Bedia: What the Virgin Told Me.”  Galeria Ramis Barquet, New York, 2003.

“Jose Bedia.”  Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami, FL, 2003.

“Jose Bedia,” Centro Cultural Recoleta, Buenas Aires, Argentina, 2003.

“Jose Bedia.”  Royal Hibernian Academy, Gallagher Gallery, Dublin, Ireland, 2002-2003.

“Jose Bedia: The Transportable Cultural Hero.”  Site specific installation, Laumier Sculpture Park, St. Louis, MO, 2002.

“José Bedia: Proverbs.”  Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami, FL, 2002.

“Jose Bedia: Rodeado de Mar; Selected works from the Exhibition Organized by the Contemporary Art Center of Virginia.”  George Adams Gallery, New York and the Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, 2001.

“Jose Bedia.” Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, Andover, MA, Jan. 2001.

“Jose Bedia: New Work.”  Annina Nosei Gallery, New York, NY  2001.

“Jose Bedia – Rodeado de Mar.” Contemporary Art Center of Virginia, Virginia Beach, 2000-2001.*

“Jose Bedia.”  Fleisher Ollman Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1999.

“Jose Bedia.”  The Art Museum at Florida International University, Miami, Florida, 1999.*

“Jose Bedia.” Byron C. Cohen Gallery, Kansas City, Missouri, 1998.

“Jose Bedia: Things We Need- New Paintings.”  George Adams Gallery, New York, 2000.

“Jose Bedia.”  Galeria Ramis Barquet, New York City, 1999.*

“Jose Bedia.”  Annina Nosei, New York City, 1999.

“Jose Bedia: Selected Works.”  Lisa Sette Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona, 1999.

“20/21:  José Bedia.”  Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, 1998.*

“Jose Bedia.”  David Floria Gallery, Aspen, Colorado, 1998.

“Crónicas Americanas:  obras de José Bedia.”  Museum of Contemporary Art (MARCo), Monterrey; Museo Rufino Tamayo, Mexico City, 1997-98.*

“Jose Bedia: Errónea Artesania.” George Adams Gallery, New York City, 1997.

“Jose Bedia: Historia de Animales.”  Frederic Snitzer Gallery, Coral Gables, 1997.

“Jose Bedia: La Isla- el Cazador y la Presa / The Island – the Hunter and the Prey.”  Site Santa Fe, New Mexico and Ulrich Museum, Wichita, 1997.*

“Jose Bedia.”  Der Brücke Arte Internacional, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1997.*

“Jose Bedia.”  Expoarte Guadalajara, Mexico, 1996.

“Jose Bedia: Mi Esencialismo.”  Hyde Gallery, Trinity College, Dublin; Pori Art Museum, Finland; George Adams Gallery, New York City, January -May, 1996.*

“Drawings by Jose Bedia.”  Porter Troupe Gallery, San Diego, 1996.

“Cosas Redondas / Round Things.”  Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, 1995.

“Mundele Quiere Saber (The White Person Wants to Know).”  Frederic Snitzer Gallery, Coral Gables; Terrace Gallery, Orlando City Hall, 1995.

“Jose Bedia: De Donde Vengo.”  Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia; Center for Fine Arts, Miami; Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, 1994-95.*

Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Coral Gables, Florida, 1994, 1996. 1998.

Thomás Cohn Arte Contemporranea, Rio de Janeiro, 1994.

“InSITE94: A Binational Exhibition of Installation and Site-Specific Art.”  (installation) San Diego Train Station, California, 1994.*

Sao Paulo Biennal, Invitational Installation.  Brazil, 1994.*

“La Isla en Pienso.”  Galería Nina Menocal, Mexico City, D.F., 1993.*

“Fábula.”  Galería Fernando Quintana, Bogotá, 1993.*

“Brevisima Relación de la Destrucción de las Indias.” (installation) Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Carrillo Gil, Mexico City, D.F.; Frumkin/Adams Gallery, New York City (selected works), 1992.

Frumkin/Adams Gallery, New York City, 1991, 1992, 1994.

“Los Presagios.” IV Bienal de La Habana, Cuba, 1991.

“Sueño Circular.”  Ninart Centro de Cultura and Ramis F. Barquet Galeria, Mexico City, D.F., 1990-1991.*

“Recent Work.”  Forest City Gallery, London, Canada, 1990.

Castillo de la Fuerza, Havana; Galería Angel Romero, Madrid, 1987, 1989.

“Exposición de dibujos.”  Galería Angel Romero, Madrid, 1986.

“Crónicas Americanas III.”  Centro Wilfredo Lam, Havana; Metropolitan Museum of Manila, Philippines, 1986.

“Persistencia del Uso.”  Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Havana, 1984.

Gran Premio Salón Paisaje, Havana, 1982.

Revista Moncada, Cuba, 1978.

 

Selección de exposiciones colectivas:

“Transcultural Pilgrim: Three Decades of Wor,” Fowler Museum at UCLA, LA, 2012

“Eight From Florida” Mennello Museum of American Art, Orlando, Florida, 2011.

“Anxiety’s Edge,” The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, HI, 2011

“Group Show: Size Matters: Large-Scale and Small-Scale Paintings, Drawings and Sculptures.” George Adams Gallery, New York City, 2011.

“Without a Mask,” Johannesburg Art Gallery, South Africa, 2010.

“Exposition Colectiva.” Galeria Angel Romero, Madrid, Spain, 2010.

“Refreshing Recollection,” Lyle O. Reitzel, Miami, FL, 2010.

“Resistance and Freedom: Wilfredo Lam, Raul Martinez y Jose Bedia,” Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Havana, Cuba, 2009.

“Summer Group Show.” George Adams Gallery, New York, 2009.

“Beyond Graphic: Contemporary Drawing and Works on Paper,” EVO Gallery, Santa Fe, NM, 2009.

“American Story.” John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI, 2009

“NeoHooDoo: Art for a Forgotten Faith.” The Menil Collection, Houston; PS1 Contemporary Art Center, New York; Miami Art Museum, Florida, 2008. – 2009*

“Group Show.” George Adams Gallery, New York, 2006.

“Images of Time and Place: Contemporary Views of Landscape.”  Wayne State University, Elaine L. Jacob Gallery, Detroit, Michigan, 2005.

“Body Human.” Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, 2005,

“2006 Collector’s Show & Sale,” Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR, 2006.

“Off the Wall: Works from the J.P. Morgan Chase Collection.”  Bruce Museum, Greenwich, Connecticut, 2004.

“Images of Time and Place: Contemporary Views of Landscape.”  Lehman College Art Gallery, Bronx, NY, 2004.

“Island Nations: New Art from Cuba, the DominicanRepublic, Puerto Rico, and the Diaspora.”  Art Museum, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI, 2004.

“Ahora Es El Futuro/The Future is Now.”  The Durst Organization, New York, organized by Paul Sharpe Contemporary Art, 2004.

“Multiple Artists.”  George Adams Gallery, New York, 2003.

“Road Show.”  George Adams Gallery, New York, 2003.

“Dreamspaces/Entresuenos.”  Deutsche Bank, New York, curated by Holly Block, 2003.*

“Creatures That Stir: Symbol and Satire in Animals of Imagination.”  Palo Alto Art Center, CA, 2003.

“Get in Line.”  George Adams Gallery, New York, 2002.

“Crisis Response.”  The RISD Museum, Providence, RI, 2002.

“One Thousand Words.”  John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI, 2002.

“Rayuela/Hopscotch: 15 Contemporary Latin American Artists.”  University of Scranton, Scranton, PA, 2002.

“Me, Myself & I.”  George Adams Gallery, New York, 2002.

“I Love New York Benefit.”  George Adams Gallery, New York, 2001.

“Artists Respond: A Benefit Exhibition of Works by Gallery Artists.”  George Adams Gallery, New York, 2001.

“2001 Collector’s Show.” Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR, 2001.

“Magic Vision.” Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR , 2001.*

“Collecting Ideas: Works from the Polly and Mark Addison Collection.” Denver Art Museum, Colorado, 2000-2001.

American Embassy Havana Cuba, 2000.

“Sarasota Biennial 2000.”  Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, Florida, 2000.

“La Luz: Contemporary Latino Art in the United States.” National Hispanic Cultural Center of New Mexico, Albuquerque, 2000.*

“Cuban Art of Three Generations.”  Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, 2000.*

“Departing Perspectives – Site-Specific Installations by Miami Artists.” Espirito Santo Bank, Miami, 2000 (2 days only).

“Contemporary Narratives in American Prints.” Whitney Museum of American Art at Champion, New York, 1999-2000.

“The Art of Time.”  The Bruce Museum, Greenwich, CT, 1999 – 2000.*

“Group Show.” Iturralde Gallery, Los Angeles, 1999.

“Saints, Sinners and Sacrifices: Religious Imagery in Contemporary Latin American Art.” George Adams Gallery, New York, 1999.

“Myth, Memory, Madness.” Judy Ann Goldman Fine Art, Boston, Massachusetts, 1999.

“Fabled Impressions.”  Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, Georgia, 1999.

“Art About Art.”  George Adams Gallery, New York, 1999.

“Accounts Southeast:  Transience.”  Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC, 1999*

“Animal.  Anima.  Animus.”  Pori Art Museum, Finland;  Museum voor Moderne Kunst, Arnhem, Holland; P.S. 1, New York City; Winnipeg Art Gallery, Canada, 1998-2000.*

Latin-American Group Show (Azaceta, Bedia, Roche, Palazyan).  George Adams Gallery, New York, 1998.

“International Art Biennial of Cumana.”  Cumana Museum of Contemporary Art, Cumana, Venezuela, 1998.

“Coming Off theWall.”  Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 1998.*

“Animal as Muse.”  Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, Florida, 1998.*

“National Drawing Invitational.”  Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, 1998.*

“Miami Arts Project: Billboards.”  Miami, Florida, 1998.

“Eksperyans la Vida:  Modern Art from Cuba and Haiti.”  Suzanne H. Arnold Art Gallery, Lebanon Valley College, Pennsylvania, 1998.*

“1997 Collector’s Show.”  Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, November 21,1997-January 4,1998.

“Islas.”  Centro Atlantico de Arte Moderno, Canary Islands, 1997.

“Contemporary Art from Miami.”  Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, Ohio, 1997.

“Caballos: Political Animals. Azaceta, Bedia, Benedit, Elso, Roche.”  George Adams Gallery, New York, 1997.

“Mixing Business with Pleasure:  Selections from the George Adams Gallery.”  Sawhill Gallery, James Madison University.  Harrisonburg, Virginia, 1997.

“Cuba Siglo XX: Modernidad y Sincretismo.”  Centro Atlantico Moderno, Grand Canary Islands; Fundación La Caixa, Palma; Centre d’Art Santa Monica, Barcelona, 1996.*

“1996 Collector’s Show.”  Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, 1996.

“Sin Fronteras:  Arte Latinoamericano Actual.”  Museo Alejandro Ortero, Caracas, 1996.

“Myth, Memory, Madness.”  Judy Ann Goldman Fine Art, Boston, 1996.

“Going Places.”  George Adams Gallery, New York, (Summer) 1996.

“Modern Miniatures: The Redefining of the Small.”  Brewster Arts Limited, New York City, 1996.

“New Art on Paper 2.”  Philadelphia Museum of Art, Pennsylvania, 1996.

“Caribbean Visions : Contemporary Painting and Sculpture.”  Art Services International; Center for Fine Arts, Miami; New Orleans Museum of Art, Louisiana; Portsmouth Museums, Virginia; African American Museum, Dallas; Middlebury College Museum of Art, Vermont; Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Connecticut; Center for African American History and Culture, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., 1995-1997.*

“Jose Bedia, Carlos Capelán, Saint Clair Cemin.”  Zitelle, Venice, (Summer) 1995.*

“Paper View.”  Cohen Berkowitz Gallery, Kansas City, 1995.

“In Common:  Luis Cruz Azaceta, Jose Bedia, Sandy Winters.”  Frederic Snitzer Gallery, Coral Gables, Florida, 1994.

“Points of Interest/Points of Departure.”  John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, 1994.

“Paper Vision V: Biennial Exhibition of Works on Paper by 30 Contemporary Latin American Artists.”  Housatonic Museum of Art, Bridgeport, Connecticut, 1994.

“Heroes and Heroines: From Myth to Reality.”  New Jersey Center for the Visual Arts, Summit, 1994.*

“Cuban Artists of the 20th Century.”  Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale,1993-1994.*

“Face of the Gods: Art and Altars of Africa and the African Americas.”  Museum of African Art, New York City and national tour, 1993-1994.*

“Cartographies.”  Winnipeg Art Gallery, Manitoba, Canada, 1993-1994.*

“Lesa Natura.”  Museo de Arte Moderno, Mexico City, D.F., 1993.

“El Viaje de Bedia y Capelán en Suecia.”  Kulturhuset, Stockholm, 1993.

“Contemporary Latin American Drawings from the Collection.”  Arkansas Arts Center,  Little Rock, 1993.*

“Personal Choice: Selections from 4 Alumni Collections.”  Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1993.*

“Azaceta, Bedia, Roche.”  Frumkin/Adams Gallery, New York City, 1993.

“Cuba’s Presence.” Alonso Arte Gallery, Bogota, Colombia, 1993.

“Latin American Artists of the Twentieth Century.”  Museum of Modern Art, New York City; Estación Plaza de Armas, Seville; Hotel des Arts, Paris; Museum Ludwig, Cologne, 1992-93.*

“Migrations: Latin American Art and the Modernist Imagination.”  Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, 1992.

“Recent Acquisitions.”  Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, 1992.

“Large-Scale Drawings.”  Frumkin/Adams Gallery, New York City, 1992.

“Arte Cubano Actual.”  Centro Cultural Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico City, D.F., 1992.*

“Jose Bedia, Arturo Cuenca, Italo Scanga.”  Porter Randall Gallery, La Jolla, California, 1992.

“The Encounter.”  Art Gallery, University of Kassel, Germany, 1992.

“15 Artistas Cubanos.”  Ninart Centro de Cultura.  Mexico City, D.F., 1991.*

“El Corazón Sangrante/The Bleeding Heart.”  Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston; Houston Contemporary Arts Museum, Texas; Institute of Contemporary Art,

Philadelphia; Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada; Newport Harbor Art Museum, New port Beach, California; Museo de Bellas Artes de Caracas (Fundación), Venezuela; Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey, N.L., Mexico, 1991-92.*

“Los Cubanos Llegaron Ya.”  Ninart Centro de Cultura. Mexico City, D.F., 1991.*

“Los Hijos de Guillermo Tell: Artistas Cubanos Contemporáneos.”  Museo de Artes Visuales     Alejandro Otero, Caracas; Banco de la Republica de Colombia, Bogotá, 1991.*

“Mito y Magia en América: Los Ochenta.”  Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey (MARCO), Monterrey, N.L., Mexico, 1991.*

“Renacimiento Cubano.”  Maatschappij Artiet Amicitiae, Arttra Foundation, Amsterdam, 1991.*

“Arte Contemporáneo de Cuba.”  Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Sevilla, Spain, 1990.

“Kuba O.K.”  Stadtische Kunsthalle, Dusseldorf, Germany, 1990.*

“No Man is an Island.”  Porin Taidemuseum, Finland, 1990.*

Venice Bienale.  Italy, 1990.*

“Contemporary Art from Cuba.”  Riverside Studios, London; Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Sevilla, Spain, 1989.*

“Magiciens de la Terre.”  Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, 1989.*

“Final del Centauro.”  Colateral a la III Bienal de La Habana, Cuba, 1989.

“Trajectoire Cubaine.”  Centre d’Art Contemporain, Corbeil-Essons, France; Commune d’Orvieto, Italy; Museo Civico di Gibellina, Sicily, 1989.*

“Raíces en Acción.”  Museo de Arte, Carrillo Gil, Mexico, City, D.F., 1988.

“Signs of Transition: 80 Artists from Cuba.”  Museum of Contemporary Hispanic Art, New York City, 1988.

“Art of the Fantastic: Latin American Art, 1929 – 1987.”  Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana, 1987.

Queens Museum, New York, 1987.*

Bienal de Cuenca, Ecuador, 1987.

“Made in Havana.”  Art Gallery of South Wales, Sydney, Australia, 1987.*

Bienal de Sao Paulo, Brazil, 1987.

“Premio Instalación.”  Bienal de La Habana, Cuba, 1986.

“Ejes Constantes/Raíces Culturales.”  Galeria Alternativa, Mexico City, D.F., 1986.

“El Arte con la Sonrisa.”  Milan, Venice, Regio Emilia, Turin, Genova, Rome, 1986.

“Exposición de Dibujo.”  Galeria Angel Romero, Madrid, 1986.

II Bienal de La Habana, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Cuba, 1986.

“10th International Exhibition of Drawing.”  Moderna Galeria.  Rijeka, Yugoslavia, 1986.

“New Art from Cuba.”  Amelie Wallace Gallery, SUNY, Westbury, New York, 1985.*

“I Bienal de La Habana.”  Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Cuba, 1984.

“Intergrafik.”  Berlin, GDR, 1984

“XX Pintores Cubanos.”  Galerie Stuttgart, Paris, 1984.

“Encuentro de Jóvenes Artistas Latinoamericanos.”  Casa de las Americas, Havana, 1983.

“Pintura Joven Cubana.”  Art Gallery, University of Toronto, Canada, 1983.

Fundación Joan Miró, Barcelona, 1982.

“Los Novisomos Cubanos.”  Signs Gallery, New York, 1982.

“Cuba Grafik.”  Husets Gallery, Sweden, 1981.

“First Look: 10 Young Artists from Today’s Cuba.”  Westbeth Gallery, New York City, 1981.

“Kubanska Teckuare.”  Galería Latina, Stockholm, 1981.

“Posters, Drawings, Graphics from Cuba.”  Lalit Kala Gallery, New Delhi, India; Kabul, Afghanistan, 1981.

“Volumen I.”  Galería de Arte Internacional, Havana, 1981.

“Crónicas Americanas.”  Casa de la Cultura de Plaza, Havana, 1980, 1982.

“Gráfica Joven.”  Bogotá, 1980.

“Landschaftsmalerei aus Kuba.”  Kunsthalle Rostock, Germany, 1980.

“Diez Dibujantes Jóvenes.”  Hungary and Bulgaria, 1979.

“VIII Salón Nacional Juvenil de Artes Plásticas.”  Museo de Bellas Artes, Havana, 1978.

“Solidaridad con Nicaragua.”  Galería de La Habana, Cuba, 1978.

 

Selección de colecciones públicas:

Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock

Bacardi Art Foundation, Miami

Birmingham Museum of Art, Alabama

Centro Cultural/Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico City

Contemporary Art Museum, San Diego

Extremadura and Ibero-American Museum of Contemporary Art of Badajoz, Spain

Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge

Fort Lauderdale Museum of Art

Guggenheim Museum, New York

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.

Liceo Minvielle, Lagos, Mexico

Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie

Ludwig Collection, Aachen, Germany

McCormick Place Art Collection, Chicago

Miami Art Museum

Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Monterrey , Mexico

Museo de Bellas Artes, Caracas

Museo de Bellas Artes, Havana

Museum of Modern Art, New York

Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence

Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, Florida

Perseus Collection, Honolulu

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Phoenix Art Museum

Polk Museum of Art, Ft. Lauderdale

Pori Art Museum, Finland

Spencer Museum, Lawrence, Kansas

Walter Phillips Gallery, Bath, Canada

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

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