Meira Marrero

(b. Havana, 1969)

Meira Marrero graduated with a degree in Art History from the University of Havana in 1992. She is a curator and art critic who has worked with José Ángel Toirac on many joint projects. Their collective work has been exhibited at the National Museum of Fine Arts in Havana, Cuba; the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York; the Museé des Beaux-Arts de Montréal, Québec, Canada; the Arizona State University Art Museum in Tempe, Arizona; the Mattress Factory in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Geukens and De Vil Contemporary Art in Anvers, Belgium; the Factoría Compostela in Santiago de Compostela, Spain; the Cultural Centers Banco do Brasil in Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Brasilia, Brazil; in addition to various fairs and biennials. She has lectured at important cultural and educational centers in Cuba and abroad, and has written articles on Cuban contemporary art published in various specialized periodical publications. She has received the National Curatorship Award granted by the National Council of Visual Arts three times: first for the exhibition Mediations II (Habana Gallery, Havana, Cuba, 2002) in 2003; then for Orbis: Tribute to Walker Evans (National Museum of Fine Arts, Havana, Cuba, 2007) in 2008; and in 2014 for Mare Magnum, Mare Nostrum (Habana Gallery, Havana, Cuba, 2013). Additionally, she won the Curatorship Award for the project Jao Moch. Tribute to Antonia Eiriz, granted by the Provincial Center of Visual Arts and Design, Havana, Cuba, in 1998; and the Award of the American Association of Museums for the publication Contemporary Art from Cuba, a Guide to See, in 1998. 

Selected Works