Rafael Domenech b.1989

Education

2019   MFA Columbia University

2015   BFA New World School of the Arts

2009   BA National Academy of Fine Arts San Alejandro

 

Solo Exhibitions

2019

Las palabras son muros (Pavilion for Astoria), Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island, New York

2016

Pleiades, Art and Culture Center, Hollywood, Florida

The List of Messier Objects Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami, Florida

2014    

Time/Memory/Context, Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami, Florida

2013   

Symplectic Structures, Artseen NWSA, Miami, Florida

2010   

Middle Ground, Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach, Florida

Last Image of a city, Casa-Museo Oswaldo Guayasamin Museum, Havana, Cuba

2009

The Wall, Collateral to 10th Havana Biennial, National Academy of Fine Arts San Alejandro, Havana, Cuba

Canalización-GAS, Cascarilla Gallery, National Academy of Fine Arts San Alejandro, Havana, Cuba

 

Group Exhibitions

2019

Searching the Sky for Rain, Sculpture Center, Long Island, NY

LIT: Recent acquisitions from the collection, The Bass Museum, Miami Beach, Florida

Aesthetically Functional, Curated by Edsel Williams, New York, NY

Battleship Potemkin, Curatorial project, Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami, Florida

Untitled 2019 (the form of the flower is unknown to the seed) Collaboration with Rirkrit Tiravanija, ICA London, UK

Columbia MFA thesis exhibition, Lenfest Center for the Arts, New York, New York

A stone in a shoe, Curated by Elvia Rosa Castro, Collateral to Havana Biennial, Havana, Cuba

Spheres of Meaning: Artist Books Made in Miami, Phillip and Patricia Frost Art Museum, Miami, Florida

La Mata (the perennial sprout) collaboration with Ernesto Oroza, Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami, Florida

A Gaze through the CINTAS Fellowship Program: A Selection of Works from the CINTAS Foundation and the Art Museum of the Americas, Art Museum of the Americas, Washington D.C.

A space to fill, Neiman Center for Print Studies, Columbia University, New York

2018

Grand reverse (Collaboration with Rirkrit Tiravanija), Tommy Simoens Gallery, Belgium

Feel that other day running underneath this one, Time Square Space, New York, New York

Summer Hot, Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami, Florida

DYI: Made in the studio, Julie Saul Gallery, New York, New York

Draw (Over) Contemporary drawing from LeRoy Neiman till Today, Museum of Contemporary Art Vojvodina, Novi Sad, Serbia

2018 Florida Prize, Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando, Florida

Cubans; Post Truth, Pleasures, and Pain, SECCA, Winstom-Salem, North Carolina

MFA First Year Exhibition, Wallach Gallery, Columbia University, New York, New York

Signos 36 A project by Ernesto Oroza, Bienal 00, Havana, Cuba

Solid Abstraction: Strategies of Disobedience in Cuban Art, Miami Biennale, Miami, Florida

Still Crazy, Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami, Florida

2017

Between the Real and the Imagined, Coral Gables Museum, Miami, Florida

40th Anniversary Alumni Exhibition, New World School of the Arts Gallery, Miami

Florida Champions, Armory Center, West Palm Beach, Florida

2016   

Orlando Museum of Art Florida Prize in Contemporary Art (Collaborative work with Maria Martinez-Cañas), Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando, Florida

Re-produce, Bailey Contemporary Arts, Pompano, Florida

Iconocracia, CAMM, Gran Canarias, Spain

Collaboration with Ernesto Oroza, Makers Fair, Miami, Florida

2015

100 + Degrees in the Shade, Red bridge Studios, Miami, Florida

Cintas Fellowship Award Exhibition, Freedom Tower, Miami, Florida

Libros sin dominio, 12 Havana Biennial, Fayad Jamis Bookstore, Havana, Cuba

NWSA BFA Exhibition, Center for Visual Communication, Miami, Florida

Iconocracia, Artium Museum, Vitoria – Gasteiz, Spain

Seinfeld, Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami, Florida

2014

Beyond the Supersquare, Bronx Museum, New York

Altarations: Built, Blended, Processed, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida

Romance, Under the Bridge, Miami, Florida

2013

Rising Stars, New World School of the Arts Gallery, Miami, Florida

Behind the wall, The 8th floor gallery, New York, New York

2012

Detras del Muro/ Behind the wall (11th Havana Biennial), Havana City Cuba

Escapando con el paisaje (11th Havana Biennial), Provincial Center of Visual Art and Design Luz y Oficio, Havana City, Cuba

Rising stars, New World School of the Arts Gallery, Miami, Florida

League for Innovation, Miami Dade College Kendall Campus, Miami, Flroida

2011   

Other Stories-Collective Show of the Project Cascarilla, Provincial Center of Visual Art and Design Luz y Oficio, Havana, Cuba

Ya see leer, Contemporary Art Center Wilfredo Lam, Havana, Cuba

Sound Senses, 18 Rabbit Gallery, Fort Lauderdale, Florida

2010

Video projection, The Mordes Collection, West Palm Beach, Florida

2009

Ars Latina, Centro de Desarrollo de las Artes Visuales, Havana, Cuba

2008

Proyeccion Maraton, Cascarilla Gallery, National Academy of Fine Arts San Alejandro, Havana, Cuba

La escultura es algo más que tridimensionalidad, Cascarilla Gallery, National Academy of Fine Arts San Alejandro, Havana, Cuba

 

Awards

2018

Rockefeller Brothers Fund

The Morty Frank Fellowship Fund

Soros foundation finalist

2016   

Swing space project, MDC Museum of Arts and Design

2015  

Cintas Fellowship Award

Tulsa Artist Fellowship