(b. Holguín, 1964)
Glexis Novoa graduated from the National School of Art in Havana in 1984. He has received grants and has been artist-in-residence at several institutions, including the Joan Mitchell Center in New Orleans, Louisiana (2015); the Joan Mitchell Foundation in New York (2013); the Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation (CIFO) in Miami, Florida (2012); the South Florida Cultural Consortium in Miami, Florida (2010); Project Row Houses in Houston, Texas (2010); the CINTAS Foundation in New York (2006); and the School of Painting and Sculpture in Skowhegan, Maine (1998). His solo exhibitions include Emptiness at the Lowe Art Museum in Coral Gables, Florida, 2015; Paintings on Canvas at Juan Ruiz Gallery, Miami, Florida (2014); Drones at Saltworks Gallery in Atlanta, Georgia (2011); Generic Landscapes at Farside Gallery in Miami, Florida (2010); Landscape of Events at the Cheekwood Museum in Nashville, Tennessee (2008); Ziggurat at the Bernice Steinbaum Gallery in Miami, Florida (2007); Gold and Smoke at the Worcester Art Museum in Worcester, Massachusetts (2003); Ciudades del día después (Cities of the Day After) at Galeria Art Al Rec in Barcelona, Spain (2000); La Habana Oscura (Dark Havana) at Ambrosino Gallery in Coral Gables, Florida (1996); Patria o Muerte (Homeland or Death) at La Fuerza Castle in Havana (1989); and To Be or Not To Be at Habana Gallery in Havana (1988). His works are part of the collections of the National Museum of Fine Arts in Havana; the Ludwig Forum Für Internationale Kunst in Aachen, Germany; the Wifredo Lam Center of Contemporary Art in Havana; the CINTAS Foundation in New York; the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Georgia; the Lehigh University Art Galleries Teaching Collection in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania’ the Lowe Art Museum in Coral Gables, Florida; the Nassau County Museum of Art in Long Island, New York; and the Perez Art Museum in Miami, Florida.