Carlos Rodríguez Cárdenas
(b. Cabaiguán, 1962)
Carlos Rodríguez Cárdenas graduated from the Provincial School of Art in Santa Clara (1978); the National School of Art in Havana (1982); and the Superior Institute of Art in Havana (1986). He continued his training at the René Portocarrero Serigraphy Workshop. His solo shows include Paintings (1994) and About the Blue Wall (1993) at Fredric Snitzer Gallery in Coral Cables, Florida; Carlos Cardenas at Ramis Barquet Gallery in Monterrey, Mexico (1991); and Recent Works at Nina Menocal Gallery in Mexico City, Mexico (1990). In 1985, Cárdenas was awarded First Prize at the Joan Miró International Drawing Contest in Barcelona, Spain. His works are part of the collections of the National Museum of Fine Arts in Havana; the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York; the Santa Clara Provincial Museum in Santa Clara, Cuba; the Fort Lauderdale Art Museum in Fort Lauderdale, Florida; and the Peter Ludwig Museum in Cologne, Germany.