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Dashel Hernandez Guirado

Born in Camagüey, Cuba

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EDUCATION

2018    Executive Master of Public Administration (EMPA), Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University, NY

2008    BA in Social and Cultural Studies, University of Camagüey, Camagüey, Cuba

2018    Certificate of Advanced Study (CAS) in Leadership in International and Non-Governmental Organizations, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University, NY

2016    English Language Institute, University of Delaware, DE

2011    University of Arts (ISA), Nicolas Guillen Subsidiary Center, Camagüey, Cuba

2009    Latin-American & Caribbean Pedagogical Institute (IPLAC), Havana, Cuba

2004    Arts & Culture Professional Development Center, Camagüey, Cuba

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2017 (May-August)    Intern, CNY Arts, Syracuse, NY (Grants Associate Intern)

2012-2016    Self-Employed, Camagüey & Havana, Cuba (Independent Artist, curator, and tutor)

2009-2012    Teaching Assistant, University of Camagüey, Cuba (Cuban Art Studies)

2001-2009    Self-Employed, Camagüey & Havana, Cuba (Independent Artist, curator, and tutor)

1998-2001    Art Instructor, Julio A. M. Cultural Center, Camagüey, Cuba

AWARDS/ FELLOWSHIPS

2015    Artist-in-Residency Fellowship Zona Ibsen, Villegas 463 / Muralla y Sol. Havana, Cuba

2013    14th National Sacred Arts Salon San Antonio Maria Claret, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba

2010    26th Visual Arts Salon Fidelio Ponce de Leon, Camagüey, Cuba

2008    9th National Sacred Art Salon San Antonio Maria Claret, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba

2008    3rd Regional Small Format Salon, Camagüey, Cuba

2008    24th Visual Arts Salon Fidelio Ponce de Leon, Camagüey, Cuba

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018    The Little Grey Wolf Will Come, Taylor Hall Gallery, University of Delaware, Newark, DE, U.S.

2016    In the Prison of Time, Larios Art Gallery, Camagüey, Cuba

2015    May There Always Be Sunshine, San Fernando 161, Artist’s Studio, Camagüey, Cuba

2015    From The Sixth Day to The Offering, Miramar Trade Center, Havana, Cuba

2015    The Offering, Visual Arts Council, Camagüey, Cuba

2013    Illuminations, La Nueva Musa Salon, Provincial Library, Camagüey, Cuba

2012    The Sixth Day, San Francisco de Asis Art Museum, Havana, Cuba

2007    Erontika, Jose Lezama Lima Museum, Havana, Cuba

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018    Snow Show, Tech Garden Gallery, Syracuse, New York, U.S.

2017    Not a Useful Artist: Independent Art in Cuba, Kino 64 U HRADEB, Prague, Czech Republic

2017    SUM ART, Point of Contact Gallery, Syracuse, New York, U.S.

2017    Barking All Night, Experiments in Cinéma v 12.3, Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S.

2015    Anima, Artist-in-Residency Fellowship Zona Ibsen, Havana, Cuba

2015    De Facto. Medios / Procesos / Apuntes, 43 St. 1127, Nuevo Vedado, Havana, Cuba

2013    14th National Sacred Arts Salon San Antonio Maria Claret, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba

2012    Cualsea, Logia de la Perseverancia, Camagüey, Cuba

2009    Interconexiones, International Video-art Festival, Camagüey, Cuba

2006    Small Format Art Salon Fayad Jamis, Galeria L, Havana, Cuba

COMMISSIONS

2014    Public Art Commission, large-scale painting Genesis (6.56 x 19.68 ft.), acrylic and oil on canvas, Santa Cecilia Convention Center, Camagüey, Cuba.

2002    Public Art Commission, four medium-scale paintings (39 x 60 in. each), oil on canvas, Office of the City Historian, Camagüey, Cuba.

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Jose Lezama Lima Museum, Havana, Cuba

Office of the City Historian, Camagüey, Cuba

Santa Cecilia Convention Center, Camagüey, Cuba

San Antonio María Claret Cultural Center, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Print Media

Isel Arango, “Consideraciones en torno a la obra de Dashiell Hernández Guirado”, Senderos, Camagüey, no. 18, 2016.

Maria Marińo, “Sexto Día en San Francisco de Asís”, Espacio Laical, Havana, No. 3, 2012. 60.

Yoandy Cabrera, “Iniciación órfica de D. Hernández”, La Isla Infinita, Havana, no. 13, 2009. 141-149.

Eduardo Albert, “Dashiell, la búsqueda del Arquetipo”, Antenas, Camagüey, no. 16, 2005. 22-23.

Radio/Television

Jorge Campaneria, “Galeria Ciudad: La Ofrenda”, TVC, Camagüey, Cuba, May 15, 2015.

Ignacio Cruz, “El rumbo conceptual de D. Hernández”, CMBF Radio, Havana, Cuba, June 25, 2012.

Teresa Rodriguez “Signos”, CE2 National TV, Havana, Cuba, March 27, 2009.

Online Periodicals

Sol Garcia Basulto, “La relación Cuba-URSS vista desde la inocencia de un nińo”, 14ymedio, Havana, August 20, 2015. http://www.14ymedio.com/cultura/relacion-Cuba-URSS-vista-inocencia-nino_0_1837616227.html

Website Publications/ Blogs

Yoandy Cabrera, “Nieve de Moscú en una cajita azul”, El Jardín de Academos, Feb 18, 2018. https://nombrarcosas.wordpress.com/2018/02/19/nieve-de-moscu-en-una-cajita-azul/

Susana Vazquez, “Hacia el descubrimiento de Iluminaciones”, Portal Cultural Principe, March 20, 2013. http://www.pprincipe.cult.cu/articulos/hacia-el-descubrimiento-iluminaciones-2032013108

Roger Rodriguez, “La Ofrenda”, Portal Cultural Principe, March 3, 2015. http://www.pprincipe.cult.cu/noticias/la-ofrenda-exposici%C3%B3n-dashiell-hern%C3%A1ndez-guirado-en-camag%C3%BCey-033201521

Yoandy Cabrera, “Iniciación órfica de D. Hernández”, Nombrar las cosas. Cuaderno de Crítica y Poesía, November 27, 2009. http://yoandynombrar.blogspot.com/2009/11/iniciacion-orfica-de-dashiell-hernandez.html

PUBLICATIONS AS AUTHOR

Meditaciones (sonnets), Sandra Gonzalez, ed. (Acana Publisher), Camagüey, Cuba, December 2015

From Sixth Day to The Offering, catalogue essay, (Miramar Trade Center), Havana, Cuba, June 2015

Jugar al Tres, Jugar al Ágape, catalogue essay, (Miranda Gallery), Camagüey, Cuba, September 2009

LECTURES/ PRESENTATIONS

2018    “The Little Grey Wolf Will Come: Childhood and Soviet Imaginary in 1980s Cuba”, ICGC Special Events, Interdisciplinary Center for the Study of Global Change, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, April 23

2017    “Healing Memories Through Art: A Screening of the Film, One Day in the Life of Javier Antonio”, PARCC’s Conversations in Conflict Studies Series, Program for the Advancement of Research on Conflict and Collaboration, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, November 15

2016    “Independent Art in Cuba: Challenge or Utopia?”, Peer to Peer Speaker Series, Executive Education Programs, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, October 18


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