(b. Havana, 1972)
Douglas Pérez is a graduate of the Rolando Escardó School of Visual Arts in Cienfuegos (1987); the National School of Art in Havana (1991) and the Superior Institute of Art in Havana (1996). In 1996 he received the Raúl Martínez Award for Creative Expression, granted by the Higher Institute for the Arts in Havana; and in 2004 we was awarded a Mention at the 4th Salon of Painting of the Nicomedes García Gómez Foundation in Madrid, Spain. He has received fellowships from institutions such as the Caribbean Contemporary Art Centre in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago (2001); and the Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten in Amsterdam, Netherlands (2002). His solo exhibitions include The Fifth World at Breese Little Gallery in London, United Kingdom, 2015; El tiburón y la sardina (The Shark and the Sardine) at Servando Gallery in Havana, 2007; Prehistory at Metis-NL Gallery in Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2005; Flores del mal (Flowers of Evil) at Servando Gallery in Havana, 2004; La buena pintura y la mala idea (The Good Painting and the Bad Idea) at La Casona Gallery in Havana, 2000; and Ayer me llamaron Negro (Yesterday They Called Me Black Man) at the Centre for the Development of Visual Arts in Havana, 1998. His works are in the collections of the National Museum of Fine Arts in Havana; the Museum of Contemporary Art in Seville, Spain; Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa in Wellington, New Zealand; the Museum of Contemporary Art of Extremadura in Badajoz, Spain; and the AkzoNobel Art Foundation in Amsterdam, Netherlands.