Carmen Herrera

    Attributes

    • Female

    About the artist

    Lives and works in New York
    1915: Born in Havana, Cuba

    Education
    1943-1945 Art Students League, New York, USA.
    1937-1938 Unfinished studies of Architecture, Universidad de La Habana,Havana, Cuba.
    1933 ca. Studies of Painting and Sculpture with Isabel Chapottín Jiménez
    Studies with María Teresa Ginerés de Villageliú. Free study, Lyceum,
    Havana, Cuba.
    1928-1929 Studies at Marymount College, Paris, France.
    1925-1927 Drawing and Painting with J.F. Edelmann, Havana, Cuba.
    Awards
    1977-1978 Creative Artists Public Service Award (CAPS), New York, USA
    1966 -1968 Cintas Foundation Fellowship, New York, USA.
    Solo Exhibitions
    2010 Carmen Herrera: Recent works Frederico Sève Gallery, New York, USA
    Carmen Herrera Museum Pfalzgalerie, Kaiserslautern, Germany
    2009 Carmen Herrera IKON Gallery, Birmingham
    2007 Carmen Herrera: Estructuras Frederico Sève Gallery, New York, USA
    2005 Carmen Herrera: Five Decades of Painting Frederico Sève Gallery, New York, USA
    The Forms of Silence: Carmen Herrera Abstract Works 1948-1976, Miami Art
    Central, Miami
    1998 Carmen Herrera: The Black and White Paintings, 1951-1959 El Museo del Barrio,
    New York, USA
    1992 Duo-Geo. Two Geometric Artists. Carmen Herrera/Ernesto Briel Jadite Gallery, New
    York, USA
    1987/1988 Rastovski Gallery, New York, USA.
    1986 Two Minimalists Four Decades Apart: Carmen Herrera-Elizabeth Poverono. Rastovski
    Gallery, New York, USA.
    Group Exhibitions
    2010 Peter Joseph and Carmen Herrera Lisson Gallery, London
    Then & Now: Abstraction in Latin American Art from 1950 to Present Deutsche
    Bank, New York, USA.
    Negotiations, The Today Museum, Beijing, China
    Grass Grows by Itself, curated by Sima Familant, Marlborough Gallery Chelsea,
    New York, USA
    2009 The Line is a Sign Frederico Sève Gallery, New York, USA
    2007 Referencing Alexander Calder: A Dialogue in Modern and Contemporary Art Eli Klein
    Fine Art, New York, USA.
    New Perspectives in Latin American Art, 1930–2006: Selections from a Decade of
    Acquisitions Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
    2006 Abstraction: Presence of Cuban Painters in NY, Frederico Sève Gallery, New York,
    USA
    2004 Concrete Realities: Carmen Herrera, Fanny Sanín, Mira Schendel Frederico Sève
    Gallery, New York, USA
    1997 Color: Contrasts and Culture, Discovery Museum, Bridgeport

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