Enrique “Gay” Garcia

GAY GARCIA (Santiago de Cuba, Cuba, 1928). Sculptor, painter and engraver. Studied at San Alejandro Academy in Havana and at the Technical Institute in Mexico, F.D. He resides in Miami, where he has exhibited in numerous galleries and museums. UNESCO presented him with an award in 1962, and CINTAS foundation granted him a scholarship in 1983. Guy García is considered one of the major representatives of Cuban sculpture. As a painter, his work follows the line of gestural abstraction.

Studies
1962
University of Perugia, Italy Art Institute of Venice, Italy
1959
Escuela de Bellas Artes Jose Joaquin Tejada, Santiago de Cuba
1955
Academia de Bellas Artes de San Alejandro, Cuba
Instituto Politecnico, Mexico

Awards

1983
Cintas Foudation Fellowship
1962
UNESCO Scholarship

Art in Public Spaces

Mural, EHG Enterprises, Condado, Puerto Rico
Mural, General Federal Savings & Loan, Florida
Mural, Munder Corporation, Miami, Florida

Solo Shows

1982 1981
Schweyer-Galdo Galleries, Michigan
1982 1979, 1978
Forma Gallery, Miami, Florida
1981
Meeting Point Art Center, Miami, Florida
1979
De Armas Gallery, Miami, Florida
1958
Golerio de Artes Plasticas, Santiago de Cuba
1957
Goleria del Lyceum, Santiago de Cuba

Group Shows

1988
“Expresiones Hispanicas”, Coors 1988 National Hispanic Art Exhibition and Tour
1987
The Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois
1981
Schweyer-Galdo Galleries, Michigan
1979
Forma Gallery, Miami, Florida
The Museum of Modern Art, Los Angeles, California
1978
Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, Florida
Kromex Gallery, New York City
1976
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
1967
The Gallery of Modern Art of Montreal, Canada
1963 1961
VII and VI Bienales de Sao Paulo, Brazil
1960
XXIX Biennale di Venezia, Italy

Collections

Museo Nocional, La Habana
Museum of Modern Art of Latin America, Organization of American States, (OEA), Washington, DC
Southeast Banking Corporation, Miami, Florida
Vermont Academy, Vermont

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