Elsa Mora

(b. Holguín, 1971)

Elsa Mora graduated from the Vocational School of Arts (1986), the Professional School of Visual Arts (1988), both in Holguín; and the Professional School of Visual Arts in Camagüey (1990). She won the UNESCO scholarship granted by the Fondo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes de Mexico in 2000, and was a recipient of a visiting artist award at The School of The Art Institute of Chicago in 1996. Her solo exhibitions include Diario (Diary) at the Rubén Martínez Villena Gallery in Havana, 2003; Proceso de adaptación (Adaptation Process) at Bourbon Lally Gallery in Montreal, Canada, 2002; Vulnerable at Phyllis Kind Gallery in New York, 2001; Impermanente (Impermanent) at the Recoleta Cultural Center in Buenos Aires, Afgentina, 2000; Ejercicios de silencio (Exercises in Silence) at Carmen Montilla Gallery in Havana, 2000; Reencuentros (Re-encounters) at the Wifredo Lam Center for Contemporary Art in Havana, 1999; La segunda piel (The Second Skin) at La Acacia Gallery in Havana, 1997; and Retrato de mariposa (Portrait of a Butterfly) at the Center for the Development of Visual Arts in Havana, 1995.

Selected Works