Ciro Quintana (b. Havana, Cuba, 1964) Resided in United States since 1993, work and live in Miami, Founder of Puré Group, Quintana is one of the most iconic Cuban artists of the 80’s generation (the so-called Cuban Renaissance or New Cuban Art).Throughout his career, his work has been exhibited in solo and group exhibitions in Cuba, the United States, Mexico, Dominican Republic, FIinland, Switzerland,Russia,France, Germany, Peru, Venezuela, among other countries. Recent shows include: Resilience The Other Cuba (Minneapolis, 2015), Pulse Art Fair (New York, 2016),Beyond the collector Cabinet,The Rodriguez collection at Kendall Art Center(Miami2017),Scope Art Basel,Switzerland(2017),Artist of the Purgatory,Kendall Art Center(2017),Outside of Cuba,Contemporary cuban art exhibition at the Chateau Vulleriens, Switzerland (2018),Art Palm Beach Contemporary Art Fair(2018).
His work is part of major collections such as, Ludwig Forum for International Kunst Collection (Aachen, Germany), National Museum of Fine Art,Havana,Cuba ,Pori Taiden Museum,(Finland), Lowe Art Museum (Miami), Fort Lauderdale Museum of Art(Latin american collection),Museum of Modern Art of Santo Domingo,Cisneros Fontanals collection ,Kendall Art Center ,Rodriguez collection(Miami), Arturo & Lisa Mosquera Collection (Miami), María Luisa Lobo Collection (Miami), Jorge Reynardus Collection (New York and Sarasota), Nina Menocal Collection (Mexico) among others.
1988-"Postmodernismo en cuba,NOO....".Fototeca de cuba,La Havana,Cuba
1989="Hacer Arte a lo Cubano"Galeria Centro Provincial de Artes Plastica y Diseno, Havana,Cuba.
1990-"Made in Cuba",Expo Museo Provincial de Villa Clara,Las Villas ,Cuba
1991-"Obra para una Biennal No del Tercer Mundo",Galeria Servando Cabrera Moreno,IV Bienal de la Habana/IV Biennal of Havana.
1992-"Ciro Art Obras Recientes",XVIII Bienal de Artes Visuales de Santo Domingo,Dominican Republic.Museum of Modern Art Santo Domingo,Dominican Republic.
1992- "CiroArt obras recientes",Art Nouveau Gallery Santo Domingo,Dominican Republic.
1993-"Recents Works",Eastern National Bank and the American Collection Gallery,Coral Gables ,Florida,USA.
1995-"The Art of making Art out Cuba",Loring Gallery, Masachusset .USA.
1997-"Works for the Lila Wallace", Rider Digest Fellowship Giverny Program, Giverny,France.
2001-"Recents works by CiroArt",Claude Monet Foundation Gallery,Giverny ,France.
2007-"Farewell to the arms",Solo show exhibition for the Antique and fine art show,auditorium of Santa Monica,California,USA
2009-"The Empire strike Back",Recents Work of Ciro Art, Bella Art Fine Art Gallery.
2016- Pulse Contemporary Art Show,New York,Solo Show with Acacia Gallery,New York,
Spectrum Art Fair,Art Basel Week,Solo Show,Blink Group Art Gallery,Miami,
Chronicles of a Cuban Artist,Solo show at Kendall Art Center,Miami,Florida
1986 "Pure Expone"Galeria SalaTalia, Havana,Cuba "Homage", Pure Expone, Group pure ,Galeria Moderna poesia, Havana, Cuba. "Relevos del I.S.A, Group Pure, II Biennal of Havana, Havana, Cuba.
"10 Anos del I.S.A", National Museum of Fine Arts, Havana, Cuba. 1987 "Veintitantos Abriles", Galeria Habana, Havana, Cuba. ! "Strictly Personal"Fototeca de cuba", Havana, Cuba.
"Salon de Grabado""Graphic Competition,National Museum of Fine Art, Havana, Cuba.
"It Only What you see"Havana, University, Facultad de Firologia, Cuba.
"Salon Plaza 1987", Drawing Salon, Gallery 23 y 12, Havana, Cuba. "Salon 13 de Marzo", Gallery Sala Talia, Havana, Cuba.
IV International Triennial of Drawing in Wroclaw, Poland, Museum of Architecture, Wroclaw, Poland. "Salon de Premiados", Rostock Gallery, Germany and National Gallery, Praga, Czechoslovakia
"Group Action","Meditar",Performance in the Plaza,Havana,Cuba.
"Roots in Action"CarrilloGil Museum, Mexico, Museum of ContemporaryArt in Lima, Peru, Museum of Art In Caracas, Venezuela.
"Havana In Madrid", Cultural center in Madrid., Madrid, Spain.
"Young Cuban Art" Masachusset College of Art, Boston, USA.
"Contemporary cuban Art"Tetriakov Gallery, Russia.
"Salon de premiados del ISA", Provincial Center of Visual Arts and Design, Havana, Cuba.
"II Encuentro de Jovenes Artistas", Provincial Museum of VillaClara, Cuba.
"V Tel Arte", Provincial Museum of VillaClara, Cuba.
"Young Cuban Art - RDA", Nation Museum of Fine Arts, Havana Cuba.
"Young Cuban and RDA Art", Allten Museum or Old Museum, Berlin, Germany. ! "III Biennial of Havana", National Museum of Fine Art, Havana, Cuba.
"Kitsch", Galiano Gallery, Havana, Cuba. "Salon de la Ciudad", Provincial Center of Visual Arts and Design, Havana, Cuba.
"VI TelArte international", Center of Development of Visual Arts, Havana, Cuba.
"Kuba Ok", Cuban art, Staditsche Kunsthalle, Dusseldorf, Germany .
"No Man Is an Island"Pori Taide Museum, Finland, Palffi Palace of Art Vienna , Austria, Mucsarnok National Gallery Hungary.
"No por mucho madrugar amanece mas temprano"Fototeca de Cuba.Havana, Cuba.
"The Nearest Edge of the World", Art cuba Now"Art Gallery in Boston, Bronx Museum, New York.
"80 cuban artist"Seville fair, (Pabellon de Cuba), Seville, Spain.
"A Few humorous Stories"Center of Development of the Visual Arts, Havana, Cuba.
"Art of the East - Art of the West, Ludwig Forum for International Art, Aachen, Germany.
"Sala de Nuevas Adquisiciones","New Acquisitions"/ National Museum of fine Arts of Cuba, Havana, Cuba.
"1492 - 1992 ,Regard Surle Caraibe", Escape Carpeaux de Courbevoie, Paris, France.
"Group Exhibition of Cuban Art in Japan"(exhibition of cuban art curated by (el Ministerio de Cultura de Cuba).National Gallery, Japan.
"La Decada Prodigiosa"La Plastica cubana de los 80,The Art of Cuba of the 80/, Chopo Museum ,Mexico City .
First Biennial of the Caribbean and Central America, Museum of Fine Arts of Santo domingo, Dominican Republic. "La Galeria Coleccion", La Galeria, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. "All Together"Art nouveau Gallery, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
"Vondor Aus Kuba", Ludwig Forum for International Art, Aachen, Germany. "Cuban Art" Kring Ernst Gallery, Cologne, Germany.
"Made in Cuba"Kring Ernst Gallery, cologne, Germany.
"Son" Group exhibition of 14 cuban artists Dcota, Design Center of America, Florida, USA "Caribe art Exhibition", Unesco Traveling Exhibition, Curacao.
"Group exhibition", Carla Stellweg Gallery New York
1994 "13 Cuban Artist"Centro Euro Americano, Caracas, Venezuela.
"Works on paper"Gallery La Boheme Fine Art, Miami, Florida.
"Ludwig Collection", Ludwig Forum for international art,Aachen Museum, Germany.
1995 "Group exhibition, La Galeria, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
"Small Format, La Boheme Gallery, Coral Gables, Florida.
"Caribe Art Exhibition, Unesco Traveling Exhibition, Martinique
"Group Show Exhibition, Loring Gallery, Sheffield. Masachuset .USA ,
"CATE",Selection of the Caribe Art Unesco traveling exhibition.
"Arte para el gusto"La Boheme Gallery, Coral Gables, Florida.
"Exhibition for the 1996 Visual Artists Fellowship for the Southern Art Federations and National Endowment for the Arts", SECCA Museum of Winston Salem, North
"Regional Artists A Sampling", Museum of Art of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
"Breaking Barriers"Selection for the Museum of Art Contemporary Cuban Collection, Museum of Art of Fort Lauderdale.
"Exhibition" for the Lila Wallace - Reader Digest, Artist at Giverny Programs, Giverny, France
"Ludwig Collection Show, Sammlung Ludwig,Ludwig Forum for international Art, Aachen, Germany.
" The Passion and Beauty ", Cuban Art exhibition, University of North Carolina At Chapel Hill, University center for international studies..
" Hedendaagse Cubaanse Kunst uit de Verzameling van het Ludwig Forum, Museum Oud - Hospitaal, Aalst, Belgien. " Horror Vacious "A Summer Show, Jose Alonso Fine Art, Miami, Florida.
"Breaking Barriers", The Snitte Museum of Art, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana.
"Palmas Reales y Vitrales"Group Show Exhibition, Jose Alonso Fine Art, Miami, Florida
"Kunst Aus Kuba/Art from Cuba"The Ludwig Collection In San Petersburg Museum, Russia.
"Breaking Barriers", Naples Museum of Art, Naples, Florida.
"New Art of Cuba", Group show Exhibition, Jose Alonso Fine Arts, Miami, Florida.
"Paper"Group show Exhibition, Jose Alonso Fine Arts, Miami, Florida
Art Miami, Art Fair, Miami Beach Convention Center.Miami, Florida.
"Showing the collection", Ludwig Forum for international Art, Aachen, Germany.
"Group show exhibition"The Loring Gallery, Shieffeld, Masachuset
Latin American Masters, La Galeria, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
"Art of the Caribbean", group show exhibition, Curacao and Martinique.
"Small Format", La Boheme Gallery, Miami, Florida.
"Group Show"Master and Cuban Art, Pro Arte Gallery, New York.
"Group show exhibition, Art of the Caribbean, house of France, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
"Group Show exhibition at the Gramercy Art and Antique Fair, Connecticut ,USA
"Group Show ,Antique and Fine art show ,Santa Monica auditorium,California. 2009 "Group Show of artists from Miami",Bella Arte Fine art,Miami,Florida,USA.
"Group Show exhibition"Drawing from Cuba", National Gallery Tokio , Japan.
"Group show exhibition of the collection of Ludwig of Cuban art in the Ludwig Forum of international art,Aachen,Germany.
Recent Acquisition of the Latin American Art Collection of the Museum's of Fort Lauderdale ,Florida,USA.
"Arte al filo 1"/ independent collector exhibition,Jorge de la Fuente Collection.
"Factory II",Group show exhibition,Irreversible Art space,Miami,Florida.
"Factory III"Irreversible's an International Art Project,Wynwood Exhibition Center,Miami,Florida,
"Havana,a Capital's Punishment",Accent Alternative Art Space,Miami,Florida "Preview for the Latin American Auction,
Phillips De Pury & Company Auction house Gallery ,New York.
"Preview for the Auction of Cuban and Latinamerican art,LMNT Gallery.Miami
"Miami Waves",International Art fair of Naples,Naples ,Florida.
"Group Exhibition of artists of the Gallery",LMNT Gallery,Miami,Fl.
"Seven in the Garden",Group show exhibition,Gallery 1200.Hoboken Nj.
-Group show exhibition,LMNT Gallery,Miami.
Group show exhibition,artist from the gallery,Gregg Shienbaum Fine Art,Winwood ,Miami. Contemporary and Master,group show exhibition,Gregg Shienbaum fine art,Miami.
Group show exhibition for Art basel-Gregg Shienbaum Fine Art.wynwood ,Miami
Group Show The Infinite Lightness of being’ at the Saladrigas Gallery of the Ignitian Center of the Arts,Miami.
Group show Caribeana,Alternative Contemporaneites in Miami art,Multitudes Gallery,Miami
Sea Fair Miami Art Fair,Blink group ,Miami,Fl
Next stop ,Group Show Exhibition,Wynwood Exhibition Center,Miami,Fl Berlin Art Fair,Berlin,Germany Works on Paper,Group show exhibition,Miami Hispanic Culturals Art Center,Fl
"Resilience The Other Cuba",Group show exhibition of Contemporary Cuban Art,Minneapolis,Minesota.
" Objects to be contemplated",Selby Gallery,Sarasota,Fl
The Collection of Jorge Reynardus at,Selby Gallery,Sarasota,Fl
Agave y Cana,Group Show at Mexican Cultural Center,Fl
Pulse 2016 Art Contemporary art Fair, New York,Acacia Gallery .
Remix of the Caribean,Atrium,Martinique.
Beyond the Collector Kabinet,Kendall Art Center,Miami,Fl
Beyond the Collector Kabinet II,Kendall Art Center,Miami ,Fl
Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series,Wynwood Lab,Miami,Fl
Art Basel,Spectrum Art Fair,Miami,Fl.
Scope Basel,with House of Grauer,Art Basel Switzerland.
Artist in the purgatory,Contemporary Cuban Art exhibition from the collection of Jorge Reynardus, Kendall Art Center,Miami
The Rodiguez Collection exhibition at Kendall Art Center,Miami Fl
Spectrum Art Fair,Art Basel with Kendall Art Center ,Miami
The Group show first brunch of the Rodriguez Collection at Kendall Art Center
Art Palm Beach Contemporary Art Fair,with Kendall Art Center,Palm Beach FL
Outside of Cuba,Contemporary Cuban art exhibition at Chateau Vullereins,Switzerland