Angel Alfaro Echevarria (b.Yaguajay, Cuba, 1952) Painting, National School of Art, Havana, Master in Fine Arts, Engraving specialization, Superior Institute of Art, Havana, Techniques of Contemporary Engraving, Atelier 17 from S.W. Hayter, Paris. Master’s degree in arts, Mention Fine Arts, Superior Institute of Art, Havana. He presently works as permanent professor in Francisco Jose de Caldas District University, in the project of Fine and Visual Arts from Arts Faculty- ASAB, Bogota. Since 1975, he’s a member of Cuba’s Union of Writers and Artists (UNEAC), Havana, the Experimental Workshop of Graphics (TEG), Havana’s Cathedral Square, the International Association of Fine Artists (AIAP) and the Association of Latin American Graphic Artists (AAGL). His works are in Museums and permanent collections such as Museum of Contemporary Art Quinta San Pedro Alejandrino, Santa Marta, Colombia / National Museum of Fine arts, Havana / Wolfang Schneider. Collection of Engravings, Germany / Museum of New Masters, Dresden, Germany / Museum of Contemporary Graphic Art, Fredrikstad, Norway / Museum O. Rayo; Roldanillo, Valle, Colombia / Gallery of Latin American Art,Cracovia, Poland / Institute of Puerto Rican Culture, San Juan, Puerto Rico / Workshop 17 S. W. Hayter, Paris / Collection Umberto Giangrandi Workshop, Bogota / Gallery Alonso Art, Bogota / Museum of Art, Santa Catarina, Brazil / Collection Jose Manuel Arce,Cultural Center of Albi, France / Individual Collections Cuba, Colombia, Nicaragua, Panama, United States, Spain, Mexico, France, Russia, Norway, Switzerland, Brazil, Ireland, Sweden, among other.He lives and works in Bogota, Colombia.
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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