About Luis Miguel Valdés.
Born in Cuba in 1949, resides and works between Mexico, Havana and Miami.
Education: 1969 - BFA, National Art School, Havana, Cuba. 1984 – Scholarship, Atelier 17 of S. W. Hayter, Paris, France.
Experience: 1969-1991, Founder, Associated Professor and Head of the Engraving Department for Higher Art Institute, Havana, Cuba, supervised and tutored 58 Senior Projects. 1983 - Vice-President of IAA (International Art Association) for Latin American and Caribbean. 2000 - Founder and CEO of La Siempre Habana, Limited Edition Prints.
Awards: 1966 - Prize on Lithograph, International Exhibition in Figurative Art, Milano, Italy; 1968 - Collective Prize on Salon de Mai, Paris, France; 1973-1990 - Several First Prizes and Mentions in National Salon of UNEAC, Havana, Cuba; 1997 - Third Prize in Symposium of Sculpture on Steel, Tultepec, Mexico.
Shows: 1981 - National Museum of Fine Art, Havana, Cuba; 1994 - Westing Regina Gallery, Cancun, Mexico; 2006 – La Siempre Habana Gallery, Mexico City; 2010 – Marriot Reforma, Mexico City; 2015 – Moises Valdes Gallery, Miami FL, USA.
Works in Collections: National Museum of Fine Arts, Havana, Cuba; Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami, FL, USA; National Museum of Fine Prints, Mexico City; National Museum of Fine Arts, Bucarest, Romania; National Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria; National Gallery, Banska Bystrica, Slovakia; University Museum of Contemporary Art, UNAM, Mexico City; CEMEX Collection, Monterrey, Mexico; Rosewood Collection, Puebla, Mexico; Marriott Reforma Collection, Mexico City.