LIVES AND WORKS
LIVES AND WORKS
DATE OF BIRTH
Leo De la O Reyes. Bayamo, Granma, April 21, 1986.
He is a member of the National Registry of Creators and the Union of Writers and Artists of Cuba.
He studied at the School for Art Instructors of Granma (2000-2004) and graduated in Plastic Arts at the University of Granma. Since he began to present his works in exhibition spaces in 2010, he has made 11 personal exhibitions and participated in more than 30 group shows in galleries, art centers and foundations inside and outside Cuba, in countries such as: Venezuela, the United States, Switzerland and Italy. As part of his most significant personal exhibitions can be counted: Strident Silences. Gallery House of the Young Creator of Bayamo (2010), round trips. José Martí Cultural Society of Camagüey (2014), Distant Presents. Cuba Pavilion Gallery (2018), Inhabited Absence. Virtual Show, Artemorfosis Gallery Platform (2021). His participation in collective exhibitions has allowed him to be part of important events of Cuban plastic arts, they are counted within these samples: Project in my city. Rome, Italy (2010), Possible Space (Inside the game) at CDAV, Havana (2018), Post-it. Cuban Art Exhibition (2021), Absence does not mean oblivion. Delirio Estudio-Galería (2021), and the most recent Return to the Future. Third Experience of the 14th Havana Biennial (2022), New York Latin American Art Triennial (2022)His works are in private and public collections inside and outside Cuba, among the most significant are those belonging to ImagoMundi, Luciano Beneton, in Italy, CdeCuba Magazine and José Martí Cultural Society, in Cuba. Throughout his career he has been awarded several prizes and mentions in events in which he has participated, among them: Prize, Caguayo Foundation (Salón Fidelio Ponce. Camagüey. 2017, Provincial Plastic Arts Hall Prize. 2017, Salon de UNEAC. Julio Girona. Bayamo. Granma. 2015, UNEAC Award. Manuel del Socorro Municipal Hall. 2012, Grand Prize. Photography Hall. 2012, Mention. Small Format Biennial. EJO Project. Camagüey. 2013, Provincial Sector Award for Culture Provincial Hall of Plastic Arts.2014
WHO I AM
Leo De la O, I am a Cuban artist, Within my career I work with photography and painting
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