Ernesto Oroza Ernesto

Born:
1968
Residence:
Aventura, Florida, USA
Nationality:
Cuban
Trust:
APT Mexico City
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  • 10 Opening Exhibitions to Watch

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  • Miami Art Museum, a modern and contemporary art museum located in downtown Miami, FL, will provide a partial snapshot of the Miami art scene

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  • Miami Art Museum, a modern and contemporary art museum located in downtown Miami, FL, will provide a partial snapshot of the Miami art scene

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  • There is always an alpha and omega, a beginning and an end. In architecture, as in most arts, the start is the moment made of dreams and fantasy

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  • Nothing is quite what it seems in the exhibition Home: Dream Home, and yet everything is indeed exactly what it is. A globe-shaped pendant lamp

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  • Ernesto Oroza's Archetype Vizcaya marks the highly anticipated return of the Contemporary Arts Project to Vizcaya Museum and Gardens.

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  • Ernesto Oroza’s new contemporary art project, Archetype Vizcaya, is a puzzle and a treasure hunt. It’s part of a series that offers artists

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  • Since 2007, the Foundation's grant program has awarded 10-14 non-profit institutions annually with funds to support the production of new work

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BIOGRAPHY
Ernesto Oroza (b. 1968 Havana, Cuba) received a BA in Industrial Design from the Higher Institute of Design in Havana, Cuba, in 1993, and a Certificate in Graphic Design from the Polytechnic Institute of Design in Havana, Cuba in 1989.
 
Ernesto Oroza’s practice channels the tradition of Radical Architecture into his own analytical employment of contemporary object typologies and productive forces. In lieu of functioning within the realm of manufacturing, he produces and distributes speculative models and research through various publication methods, exhibitions, collaborative practices, documentaries, and unorthodox forays into more conventional modes of architecture, interior and object design.
 
He is a recipient of a South Florida Cultural Consortium Fellowship for Visual and Media Artists, Florida (2012), Harpo Foundation Grant, LA (2010), Guggenheim Fellowship (2007); and a Ludwig Foundation Fellowship (2003-2004). 
 
Selected solo exhibitions include Navidad en el Kalahari. Cristo Salvador Galería. Habana, Cuba (2013); Orange Tsunami.  Wharton + Espinosa. Los Angeles. CA, (2013); Archetype Vizcaya. Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, Miami, FL (2011); Architecture of Necessity. The Institute of Visual Arts in Peck School of the Arts, Milwaukee. (2011); Decorative Documentary, Ludwig Foundation Havana, Cuba (2005).
 
Selected group exhibitions include  New Work Miami. Miami Art Museum, Miami, U.S (2010); Catastrophe ? Quelle Catastrophe ?, Quebec Biennial, Quebec; Nowhere-Now Here. LABoral Centro de Arte y Creación Industrial, Gijon. Spain (2008); Cuba! Art and History, from 1868 to today. The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts. Montreal. Canada (2008); Killing Time at Exit Art Gallery in New York (2007); Combo #4: lo que las imágenes quieren _ video desde Hispanoamérica at Fundación ICO in Madrid (2007); ¨Waiting List at Mestna Galerija in Ljubljana, Slovenia (2006) and SAFE: Design Takes on Risk at MoMA in New York (2005).
 
Ernesto Oroza lives and work in Aventura (FL) and Habana.