Carlos Martiel

Carlos Martiel

Carlos Martiel (born 1989, IN Havana) Lives and works in New York and Havana. He graduated in 2009 from the National Academy of Fine Arts "San Alejandro," in Havana. Between the years 2008-2010, he studied in the Cátedra Arte de Conducta, directed by the artist Tania Bruguera. Martiel's works have been included in the Biennial of the Americas, USA; the 4th Vancouver Biennale, Canada; the 14th Sharjah Biennial, UAE; the 14th Cuenca Biennial, Ecuador, the 57th Venice Biennale, Italy; the Casablanca Biennale, Morocco; Biennial “La Otra”, Colombia; the Liverpool Biennial, United Kingdom; the Pontevedra Biennial, Spain; and the Havana Biennial, Cuba. He has staged performances at the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Art, New York, USA; the Solomon R Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA; el Museo del Barrio, New York, USA; the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; La Tertulia Museum, Cali, Colombia; el Centro de Arte Contemporáneo, Quito, Ecuador; the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, USA; the Museum of Fine Arts Houston (MFAH), Houston, USA; el Museo de Arte Contemporáneo del Zulia (MACZUL), Maracaibo, Venezuela; la Padiglione d’Arte Contemporanea, Milan, Italy; and the Nitsch Museum, Naples, Italy. He has received several awards, including the Franklin Furnace Fund in New York, USA, 2016; the “CIFOS Grants & Commissions Program Award” in Miami, USA, 2014; “Arte Laguna” in Venice, Italy, 2013. His work has been exhibited at the São Paulo Museum of Art (MASP), São Paulo, Brazil; The Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA), Long Beach, USA; Zisa Zona Arti Contemporanee (ZAC), Palermo, Italy; Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum, Miami, USA; Benaki Museum, Athens, Greece; and the National Museum of Fine Arts, Havana, Cuba, among other venues. His works are in public and private collections such as the Solomon R Guggenheim Museum, New York; the Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM), Miami; and the Museu de Arte do Rio, Rio de Janeiro.