Enrique Agramonte (b. in Habana, Cuba) He began his formal studies in art at early age at the Museo Napoleonico. He continued his artistic formation at the prestigious San Alejandro Academy of Art in Havana where he graduated in 1989. He has garnered numerous intercollegiate and national awards including a First prize in Drawing at the 1989 competition Concurso Interescolar and First Prize in 1991 at the Salon de Artes Plasticas de la Union Nacional de Escritores y Artistas de Cuba (UNEAC). Most recently he was bestowed with the prestigious award Premio Amelia Pelaez by the Union de Cubanos en el Exilio. In 2003, the artist was honored with a personal exhibition, Tras el Mar de Mi Nostalgia, at Museo de las Americas, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
The Kendall Art Cultural Center (KACC), dedicated the past six years to the preservation and promotion of contemporary art and artists, and to the exchange of art and ideas throughout Miami and South Florida, as well as abroad. Through an energetic calendar of exhibitions, programs, and its collections, KACC provides an international platform for the work of established and emerging artists, advancing public appreciation and understanding of contemporary art.
The Rodríguez collection is a blueprint of Cuban art and its diaspora. Within the context of the new MoCA-Americas the collection becomes an invaluable visual source for Diaspora identity. It represents a different approach to art history to try to better understand where we come from to better know where we are heading.Read More