Dorian Daniel Agüero Anaya

Dorian Daniel Agüero Anaya

Las Tunas, Cuba, 1989

Email: daagrey@gmail.com
Phones: (+53) 53626913

Lives and works in Havana. At the present he is a freelance artist. He made his first artistic studies from 2004 – 2008 in the Professional Academy of Visual Arts in the Las Tunas province. In the 2011 – 2017 he studies at the University of the Arts (ISA), Havana, Cuba. Graduated of Degree in Scenic Design in the Faculty of Performing Arts. From 2017 to the present he works as a professor of engraving (lithography) at the ISA in the Faculty of Visual Arts.

Statement

In the Cuban context, since 1990, cattle (cows and bulls) have been both a dark object of desire and a symbol of distinction between those who can consume the meat of these animals and those who cannot.

In my work, I create a universe populated by these animals, elaborating the metaphor of human beings as farmyard animals in a world that is a grazing space of pure living elements waiting to be guided or driven of the benefit or whim of those who control them. I present them in a satirical way, showing them occupying spaces in society and in cultural life, thus manifesting my vision of humanity later on. With my works I offer a.

Personal and bi – personal exhibition

2018   “Teneria”. Pedro Esquerré Gallery. Matanzas, Cuba.

2016   “Rent Room”. Exhibition Space “The rhinoceros”. Engraving Workshop of the University of the Art. Havana, Cuba.

2015   “High voltage”. Bi – personal with Frand D. Valdés. Pedro Esquerré Gallery. Matanzas.

            “The fat men don’t float”. Provincial Center of Plastic Arts and Design Gallery. Havana, Cuba.

            “Gasoline”. Bi – personal with Frank D. Valdés. Havana Club Rom Museum Gallery. Havana, Cuba.

2008   “Despite all asere”. Carlos Enríquez Gallery. Las Tunas, Cuba.

            “Point break”. Bi – personal exhibition. Graduation thesis (middle level) with the artistic José Luis Licea. Huellas Cultural center. Las Tunas, Cuba.

2007   “Susurrus”. Press House (Upec). Las Tunas, Cuba.

Collective exhibition

2019   “Visual Itinerary”. Galeano Art Gallery. Havana, Cuba.

            “Utopia horizons”. Zenobio Palace. Fondamenta del Soccorso. Venece, Italy.

            “Just as it is”. XIII Biennial of Havana. Matanzas, Cuba.

2018   “Beirut Art Fair”. South Border Gallery. Beirut, Lebanon.

            “Pepillada”. “Servando Cabrera” Gallery. Miramar, Playa. Havana.

            “From the shore of the people”. Cuban Art factory. Havana, Cuba.

2017   “Post – It 4”. Collage Habana Gallery. Havana, Cuba.

            Contemporary Cuban Graphic – Students and professor of the University of the Art (ISA) CCU BUAP Art Gallery. Puebla, Mexico.

2016   (XXI Edition of the City Salon) Provincial Center of the Visual Art and Design. Havana, Cuba.

            IX National Encounter of engraving. Center for the Development of Visual Art. Havana, Cuba.

            “I like”. Guayasamin Museum Art Gallery. Havana, Cuba.

            “Harakiri”. Cultural house Gallery. Calzada and 8th street. Havana, Cuba.

            “Roberto Diago Querol” Art Competition. Pedro Esquerré Gallery. Matanzas, Cuba.

            “The Freya Paradise”. Miramar 601 Art Gallery. Collateral exhibition. XII Biennial Havana. Havana, Cuba.

            “Don’t fear the shrill color”. Collateral exhibition. XII Biennial Havana. Free Zone, Morro – Cabaña Complex. Havana, Cuba.

2014   VIII National Encounter Engraving. Center for the Development of Visual Art. Havana, Cuba.

2013   “Jerga”. “Raul Oliva” Gallery. Cultural Center Berthold Brecht. Havana. Cuba.

            “Sample of words”. XI Biennial Havana. Domes of the Faculty of Visual Art. University of Art. Havana, Cuba.

            Exhibition Project “Part Time”. Collateral XI Biennial Havana. Faculty of the Performing Art. University of Art. Havana, Cuba.

            “Elsinor”. University of Art. Havana, Cuba.

2010   Provincial Exhibition. Provincial Center of the Visual Art. Las Tunas, Cuba.

2008   Provincial Exhibition. Provincial Center of the Visual Art. Las Tunas, Cuba.

2007   Provincial Exhibition. Provincial Center of the Visual Art. Las Tunas, Cuba.

            XVI National Exhibition (David). Eastern Art Gallery. Santiago de Cuba, Cuba.

            “Guernica Exhibition”. Fallad Jamis Gallery. Las Tunas, Cuba. 

2006   “Guernica Exhibition”. Uneac  Gallery. Las Tunas, Cuba. 

2005   National Student Exhibition. Gallery and Sculpture Workshop. Las Tunas, Cuba.

Collections

Works in private collections in Cuba, Venezuela, Switzerland, Germany, United States, Japan, France, Australia, Malaysia, Canada, Chile, and Mexico.

Awards and mention

2017   Creation Grant Awards, granted by the Provincial Council of Visual Arts, “Roberto Diago” Art exhibition. Matanzas, Cuba.

            Award from the Art Genesis Varadero Company Gallery. “Roberto Diago” Art Exhibtion. Matanzas, Cuba.

            Award of the FCBC. “Roberto Diago” Diago” Art Exhibtion. Matanzas, Cuba.

2006   2nd Award of the Carlos Enriquez Art Competition. Las Tunas, Cuba.

            Award in the Martian Student Art Competition. Professional Academy of Las Tunas. Gallery and Sculpture workshop. Las Tunas, Cuba

Publications

2019   CdeCuba Art Maganzine. Spain. Editions 26th.

2018   CdeCuba Art Maganzine. Spain. Editions 24th and 25th.

2017   Diesel. Portal of the Visual Art in Cuba.

            “High Voltage in the Matanzas Art Gallery”. Girón Newspaper. Matanzas.

            ISAUNIVERSIDAD. Newspaper of the Festival of the Art of Havana.

            Newspaper of the Univesity of Arts for IV festival of the Art.

 2015  Contemporary Cuban Art #10.

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