Biography Rafael Soriano

SORIANO LOPEZ, Rafael (see Diez Pintores Concretos)

Artistic name: Rafael Soriano

Signature: Soriano

Born: Cidra, Matanzas, Cuba, November 23, 1920

Resides: Miami, Florida, U.S.A. Since: 1962

Art forms: PAINTING, DRAWING, SCULPTURE

EDUCATION

[193‑] Art study with Catalonian professor Alberto Tarascó, Matanzas, CUBA.

1936‑1942 Study of Painting, Drawing and Sculpture. Escuela Nacional de Bellas Artes “San Alejandro,” Havana, CUBA.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITY

1942‑1943 Professor of Drawing. Escuela Superior, Matanzas, CUBA.

1943‑1962 Founder and Professor. Decorative Art and Composition, Escuela de Artes Plásticas, Matanzas, CUBA.

1952‑1955 Director. Escuela de Artes Plásticas, Matanzas, CUBA.

Director. Galería de Arte, Matanzas, CUBA.

1958‑1961 Member. Group “Diez Pintores Concretos,” Havana, CUBA [Rafael Soriano, Luis Martínez Pedro, Pedro de Oraá, Loló Soldevilla, Wifredo Arcay, Sandú Darié, José Mijares, Salvador Corratgé, Pedro Alvarez, Alberto Menocal].

1962 ca.‑1979 Art Director. Magazine Mecánica Popular, Editorial América, Miami, Florida, U.S.A.

1963‑1965 Art Professor. Catholic Welfare Bureau, Miami, Florida, U.S.A.

1967‑1970 Professor of Design and Composition. Cuban Culture Program, Koubek Center, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, U.S.A.

1968‑1979 Member. Group Gala, Miami, Florida, U.S.A.

SOLO SHOWS

1947

Rafael Soriano [April 8‑14]. Lyceum, Havana, CUBA.*

1948

Colegio de Abogados, Matanzas, CUBA.

1949

Salón de Exposiciones, Cardenas, Matanzas, CUBA.

1950

Rafael Soriano [October 27‑?]. Caseta del Parque Central, Havana, CUBA.*

1951

Rafael Soriano. Marianao Social Club, Havana, CUBA.

Santiago de Las Vegas, Havana, CUBA.

1954

Rafael Soriano. Pintor [April 8‑20]. La Rampa, Havana, CUBA.*

1955

Exposición Rafael Soriano. Pinturas (1954‑1955) [September 7‑?]. Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Havana, CUBA.*

Galería de Matanzas, Matanzas, CUBA.

1956

Galería de Artes Plásticas, Santiago de Cuba, CUBA.

1959

Galería Habana. Arte y Cinema La Rampa, Havana, CUBA.

1968

[November]. Pageant Gallery, Miami, Florida, U.S.A.

1969

Bacardí Art Gallery, Miami, Florida, U.S.A.

1970

Pan American Bank, Miami, Florida, U.S.A.

1974

Soriano [November 25‑December 13]. Bacardí Art Gallery, Miami, Florida, U.S.A.*

1977

Rafael Soriano [March 4‑31]. Galería de Las Américas, San Juan, PUERTO RICO.*

1980

Rafael Soriano. Oil Paintings 1977‑1980 [May 8‑June 20]. De Armas Gallery, Miami, Florida, U.S.A.*

1981

Rafael Soriano. Pinturas [May 12‑?]. Museo de Arte de Medellín “Francisco Antonio Zea,” Medellin, COLOMBIA.*

Rafael Soriano [September 1‑?]. Galería de Arte 9, Lima, PERU.*

1982

Schweyer‑Galdo Galleries, Detroit, Michigan, U.S.A.

1984

Rafael Soriano and Gay García. Oil and Bronzes [October 4‑31]. Bacardí Art Gallery, Miami, Florida, U.S.A.*

1984

Rafael Soriano. Retrospectiva 1963‑1984. Tertulia San Miguel, Coral Gables, Florida, U.S.A.

1985

Opus Art Gallery, Miami, Florida, U.S.A.

Rafael Soriano. Dessins, Creyon et Pastel. Centre Culturel Editart, Geneva, SWITZERLAND.

1992

Rafael Soriano. La Luz como Expresión [August‑September 1]. Gary Nader Fine Arts, Miami, Florida, U.S.A.*

SELECTED GROUP SHOWS

1939

Primer Congreso Nacional de Arte Cubano [January]. Santiago de Cuba/ Cienfuegos, CUBA.

1950

IV Exposición Nacional de Pintura, Escultura y Grabado [July 4‑20]. Centro Asturiano, Havana, CUBA.*

1951

XXXIII Salón de Bellas Artes [February]. Círculo de Bellas Artes, Havana, CUBA.

V Salón Nacional de Pintura, Escultura y Grabado [July‑August]. Centro Asturiano de La Habana, Havana, CUBA.*

1a. Bienal Hispanoamericana de Arte. Madrid 1951 [October 12‑?]. Instituto de Cultura Hispánica, Madrid, SPAIN.*

Exposición Bienal Hispano‑Americana de Arte. Instituto Cultural Cubano‑Español, Havana, CUBA.*

1952

XXXIV Salón de Bellas Artes [February]. Círculo de Bellas Artes, Havana, CUBA.*

1953

Dos Pintores y dos Escultores [Rafael Soriano, Roberto Diago, Rodulfo Tardo, Núñez Booth] [January]. Galería de Matanzas, Matanzas, CUBA.

VI Salón Nacional de Pintura y Escultura [January 10‑25]. Salones del Capitolio Nacional, Havana, CUBA.*

Plástica Cubana de Hoy. 2do Salón Anual [February 4‑10]. Biblioteca José Martí, Santa Clara, Las Villas, CUBA.*

Pintura, Escultura, Cerámica [July 18‑August 2]. Retiro Odontológico, Havana, CUBA.*

1954

IV Exposición Anual de Obras de Profesores de la Escuela de Artes Plásticas de Matanzas [March 6‑?]. Galería de Matanzas, Matanzas, CUBA.*

1955

Pintura, Escultura y Artes Aplicadas. Cuba en Tampa: La Feria del Progreso [July 2‑16]. Tampa, Florida, U.S.A.*

Sala Permanente de Artes Plásticas de Cuba [July 22‑?]. Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Havana, CUBA.*

1956

VIII Salón Nacional de Pintura y Escultura [November 28‑December 28]. Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Havana, CUBA.*

1957

XXXVIII Salón de Bellas Artes [February]. Círculo de Bellas Artes, Havana, CUBA.*

Exposición Concurso de Pintura Salón Bodas de Oro de “El Arte” [September 26‑October 24]. El Arte, Havana, CUBA.*

1958

I Bienal Interamericana de Pintura y Grabado [June 6‑20]. Museo Nacional de Artes Plásticas, Mexico City, MEXICO.

Exposición Aniversario. Pintura y Escultura Cubana 1958 [December 12/1958‑January 12/1959]. Galería de Arte Color‑Luz, Havana, CUBA.*

XXXIX Salón de Bellas Artes. Círculo de Bellas Artes, Havana, CUBA.*

1959

Salón Anual 1959. Pintura, Escultura y Grabado [October 10‑November 10]. Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Havana, CUBA.*

Exhibit of Local Artists. The Matanzas Art Gallery and the Matanzas Art School welcome the ASTA Members [October 21‑?]. Galería de Arte, Matanzas, CUBA.

Exposición Artes e Industrias [November]. Liceo de Matanzas, Matanzas, CUBA.*

1960

Libertad para Siqueiros [December 4‑?]. Edificio Seguro Médico, Havana, CUBA.*

1961

Exposición de Pintura, Grabado y Cerámica. Primer Congreso Nacional de Escritores y Artistas Cubanos [August 18‑22]. Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Havana, CUBA.*

1963

First National Painting Exhibition. Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, U.S.A.

1964

Florida State Fair Fine Arts Exhibition (travelling exhibition) [June 6‑ ?]. Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, Florida/Jacksonville Art Museum, Jacksonville, Florida/Norton Gallery and School of Arts, West Palm Beach, Florida, U.S.A.

First National Watercolor Exhibition. The Dulin Gallery of Art, Knoxville, Tennessee, U.S.A.

1965

Cuban Painting. Museum of Art and Science, Daytona Beach, Florida, U.S.A.

1965‑1966

The 2nd Southeastern Annual Exhibition (travelling exhibition) [October 2/1965‑June 6/1966]. The High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia/Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, Georgia/Telfair Academy of Art, Savannah, Georgia/The Dullin Gallery of Art, Knoxville, Tennessee/Southwest Georgia Art Association, Albany, New York, U.S.A.

1968

Cuatro Generaciones de Pintores Cubanos 1895‑1940. Koubeck Memorial Center, University of Miami, Division of Continuing Education, Cuban Culture Program, Coral Gables, Florida, U.S.A.

1970

Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, U.S.A.

First Annual Art Exhibition. Temple Beth AM, Miami, Florida, U.S.A.

First Annual Membership Exhibition. The Miami Art Center, Miami, Florida, U.S.A.

Gala. Bacardí Art Gallery, Miami, Florida, U.S.A.

Second Annual Pan American Art Exhibit. Miami‑Dade Public Library, Miami, Florida, U.S.A.

1971

Second Annual Art Exhibition. Temple Beth AM, Miami, Florida, U.S.A.

Third Annual Pan American Art Exhibit. Miami‑Dade Public Library, Miami, Florida, U.S.A.

1972

14th Annual Hortt Memorial Exhibition. Fort Lauderdale Museum of Arts, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, U.S.A.

Contemporary Original Graphics. Miami‑Dade Public Library, Miami, Florida, U.S.A.

Gala. Gloria Luria Gallery, Miami, Florida, U.S.A.

Graphics. IV Pan American Art Exhibition. Museum of Modern Art, Miami, Florida, U.S.A.

IV Annual Pan American Art Exhibition. Miami‑Dade Public Library, Miami, Florida, U.S.A.

Pintura Cubana. Miami Art Center, Miami, Florida, U.S.A.*

Pintura Cubana. Galería Internacional, Caracas, VENEZUELA.

1973

15th Annual Hortt Memorial Exhibition. Fort Lauderdale Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, Florida/Miami Art Center, Miami, Florida, U.S.A.

Fine Art Show. Museum of Science and Natural History, Miami, Florida, U.S.A.

Latin American Exhibition. University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon, U.S.A.

V Annual Pan American Art Exhibition. Miami‑Dade Public Library, Miami, Florida, U.S.A.

1974

Artistas Cubanos. Federación de Estudiantes Cubanos, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, U.S.A.

1975

II Festival de Arte Cubano en Nueva York [June 9‑15]. Cathedral St. John the Divine, New York, U.S.A.*

Colección Martínez‑Cañas. Arte Latinoamericano. Metropolitan Museum and Art Center, Miami, Florida, U.S.A.

[Group Exhibition]. Yolanda Kelly Fine Arts Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.

1976

Retrospectiva de Pintura Cubana. Re‑encuentro Cubano [June 25‑30]. Centro Comunitario de la Pequeña Habana, Miami, Florida, U.S.A.*

Artistas Hispanos/Hispanic Artists. Miami‑Dade Community College, North Campus Center, Miami, Florida, U.S.A.

1977

Arte Actual de Iberoamérica [May]. Centro Cultural de la Villa de Madrid, Madrid, SPAIN.

Re‑encuentro Cubano 1977 [June]. Museo Cubano de Arte y Cultura, Miami, Florida, U.S.A.*

Galería 1‑2‑3, San Salvador, EL SALVADOR.

Galería Juana Mordó, Madrid, SPAIN.

Gala. Sixth Annual Exhibition. Grove House Gallery, Coconut Grove, Florida, U.S.A.

Homenaje a la Pintura Latinoamericana. Festival Internacional de Música. Sala Nacional de Exposiciones, San Salvador, EL SALVADOR.

Pintura Latinoamericana. Metropolitan Museum and Arts Center, Miami, Florida, U.S.A.

1978

Pintura Contemporánea Cubana [June 6‑11]. Miami‑Dade Community College, New World Center Campus, Miami, Florida, U.S.A.*

Contemporary Latin American Art: The Esso Collection of the Lowe Art Museum and Latin American Artists of the Southeastern U.S. [September 14‑October 8]. Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, U.S.A.*

Hispanic‑American Artists of the United States: Argentina, Bolivia Chile, Cuba, Uruguay [November 7‑December 7]. Museum of Modern Art of Latin America, Washington, D.C., U.S.A.

1979

The Cuban Exhibition [March 9‑May 11]. De Armas Gallery, Miami, Florida, U.S.A.*

Opening Exhibition [March 23‑April 20]. Meeting Point Art Center, Coral Gables, Florida, U.S.A.*

1980

International Rescue Committee. Art Sale & Auction [August 11‑16]. Bacardí Art Gallery, Miami, Florida, U.S.A.*

II Bienal Iberoamericana de Arte Domecq [October 12‑?]. Museo de Arte Alvar y Carmen T. de Carrillo Gil, Mexico City, MEXICO.*

1980/1982

Schweyer‑Galdo Galleries, Detroit, Michigan, U.S.A.

1981

Museum of Modern Art of Latin America. Recent Acquisitions [January 15‑February 4]. Museum of Modern Art of Latin America, Washington, D.C., U.S.A.

The Figure in Latin American Art [January 22‑March 1]. The Bass Museum of Art, Miami Beach, Florida, U.S.A.*

IV Bienal de Arte de Medellín [May]. Museo de Arte Moderno, Medellin, COLOMBIA.

19th and 20th Century Latin American Paintings, Drawings, Sculptures and Prints [May 7‑9]. Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, U.S.A.

Contemporary Latin American Art [May 15‑July 3]. Schweyer‑Galdo Galleries, Birmingham, Michigan, U.S.A.*

Contemporary Cuban Painting [September 18‑October 15]. Moss Gallery, San Francisco, California, U.S.A.*

18th, 19th and 20th Century Latin American Paintings, Drawings, Sculptures and Prints [December 2‑3]. Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, U.S.A.

1983

Selección Colección Pau‑Llosa [April 21‑June 17]. Museo Cubano de Arte y Cultura, Miami, Florida, U.S.A.*

2nd Latin American Exhibition [April 29‑?]. De Armas Gallery, Miami, Florida, U.S.A.*

Hommage á Joan Miró. Centre Culturel Editart, Geneva, SWITZERLAND.

Major Cuban Artists. Forma Gallery, Coral Gables, Florida, U.S.A.

1984

Muestra Internacional. Galería 1‑2‑3, San Salvador, EL SALVADOR.

Young Collectors of Latin American Art [October]. Metropolitan Museum and Art Center, Coral Gables, Florida, U.S.A.

1985

Le Petit Format [December 20/1985‑January 20/1986]. Sibi Cultural Center, Miami, Florida, U.S.A.*

Exposition d’Oeuvres Originales de 50 Artistes. Centre Culturel Editart, Geneva, SWITZERLAND.

1986

Hot Off the Press: Monoprints [October 6‑November 3]. Barbara Gillman Gallery, Miami, Florida, U.S.A.*

The Hispanic Heritage [October]. The Gallery of Fine Arts, Coral Gables, Florida, U.S.A.*

Hispanic Printmakers [October]. Miami‑Dade Community College, North Campus, Library Gallery, Miami, Florida, U.S.A.*

L’Oeuvre Graphique de l’Atelier Giorgio Upiglio. Milan, ITALY.

V Bienal Iberoamericana de Arte Domecq. Instituto Cultural Domecq, Mexico City, MEXICO.

1987-1989

Outside Cuba/Fuera de Cuba [March 22‑May 26/1987]. Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University, New Jersey/[June 25‑August 2/1987]. Museum of Contemporary Hispanic Art (MOCHA), New York/[October 16‑December 20/1987]. Miami University Art Museum, Oxford, Ohio, U.S.A./[July 15‑September 8/1988]. Museo de Arte de Ponce, Ponce, PUERTO RICO/[October 5‑December 4/1988]. Center for the Fine Arts, Miami, Florida/[March 20‑April 19/1989]. Atlanta College of Art and New Visions Gallery of Contemporary Art, Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.A.*

1987

Recent Developments in Latin American Drawing [July 18‑September 27]. The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.*

Latin American Treasures from Miami’s Private Collections [October 8‑November 8]. Center for the Fine Arts, Miami, Florida, U.S.A.*

Cuban Artists in North America/Artistes Cubains en Amérique du Nord [November 26‑December 13]. National Library of Canada, Ottawa, CANADA.*

Colección Rafael Casalins. Museo Cubano de Arte y Cultura, Miami, Florida, U.S.A.*

Grand Prix Sub‑Ouest. Musée d’Art Tonneins, Tonneins, FRANCE.

Maestros Contemporáneos Latinoamericanos. Galería 1‑2‑3, San Salvador, EL SALVADOR.

1988‑1989

¡Mira! Canadian Club Hispanic Art Tour III. [March 30‑May 15/1988]. Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, California*/[June 9-July 17/1988]. Meadows Museum, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas/[September 10‑October 30/1988]. The Bass Museum of Fine Art, Miami Beach, Florida*/Terra Museum of American Art, Chicago, Illinois/[1989]. El Museo del Barrio, New York, U.S.A.

1988

Three Generations of Cuban Art [April 30‑?]. Place des Arts Gallery, Coconut Grove, Florida, U.S.A.

1988-1989

Expresiones Hispanas 88/89. Coors National Hispanic Art Exhibition and Tour [May 5‑June 19/1988]. Mexican Cultural Institute, San Antonio, Texas/[July 7‑September 4/1988]. Southwest Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California/October 6‑November 20/1988]. Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities, Arvada, Colorado/[February 16-April 23/1989]. Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, California/[May 26-August 27/1989]. Millicent Rogers Museum, Taos, New Mexico/[October 4-November 5(1989]. Center for the Fine Arts, Miami, Florida, U.S.A.*

1990

Tribute to Israel [June 13‑July 2]. The Amdur and Lowe‑Levinson Art Galleries of Temple Beth Sholom, Miami Beach, Florida, U.S.A.*

Miami Thriving in Change 1940‑1990. Miami Artists, Fifty Years of Collecting [October 11/1990‑April 25/1991]. Main Library, Auditorium, Metro‑Dade Cultural Center, Miami, Florida, U.S.A.*

Leading Hispanic Artists of South Florida [?‑October 25]. Northwood Institute, West Palm Beach, Florida, U.S.A.

1991

Art Miami’91. International Art Exposition [January 10‑13]. Miami Beach Convention Center, Miami Beach, Florida, U.S.A.*

n represented by Picasso Art Gallery, Miami, Florida, U.S.A.

Art Chicago. International Art Exposition [May]. Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.

n represented by Galerie Thomas Monahan, Chicago, Illinois

Yesterday and Today. Latin American Art [August 23‑?]. Marpad Art Gallery, Coral Gables, Florida, U.S.A.

1992

Eco Art. Museu de Arte Moderna, Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL.

Feria Iberoamericana de Arte (FIA). Gary Nader Fine Art, Bogota, COLOMBIA.

1993

Art Miami ‘93. International Art Exposition [January]. Miami Beach Convention Center, Miami Beach, Florida, U.S.A.

Cuban Artists of the Twentieth Century [October 22/1993‑January 2/1994]. Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, U.S.A.*

Exposición Arte Cubano. Pasado y Presente Obra Importante [November]. Gary Nader Fine Art, Coral Gables, Florida, U.S.A.

Feria Iberoamericana de Arte (FIA). Caracas, VENEZUELA.

n represented by Gary Nader Fine Art, Coral Gables, Florida, U.S.A.

Latin American Artists. Vista Gallery, New York, U.S.A.

Silk-screens from Contemporary Artists. Durban‑Segnini Gallery, Miami, Florida, U.S.A.

VI Bienal de Artistas Internacionales. Galería 1‑2‑3, San Salvador, EL SALVADOR.

1994

Sheldon Lurie Art Against Aids IV [April 10-?]. Biltmore Hotel, Coral Gables, Florida, U.S.A.*

A Salute to Art. Art Auction to Benefit the International Rescue Committee and the Brothers to the Rescue [April 23-?]. Bacardí Headquarters, Miami, Florida, U.S.A.*

1997-1998

Latin American Artists [August 25-September 26/1997]. Slocumb Galleries, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, Tennessee/[September 2-October 15/1997]. Art Gallery @ WSCC, Walters State Community College, Morristown, Tennessee (selection)/[January 9-February 1/1998]. Sarah Moody Gallery, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama/[February 10-March 6/1998]. Louisiana Art Gallery, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, Louisiana/[March 30-April 24/1998]. Turman Art Gallery, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana, U.S.A.*

1997

Breaking Barriers. Selections from the Museum of Art’s Permanent Contemporary Cuban Collection. Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, U.S.A.*

AWARDS

1988

First Prize and Acquisition Prize. Expresiones Hispanas 88/89. Coors National Hispanic Art Exhibit and Tour, U.S.A.

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PRINCIPAL COLLECTIONS

Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery, University of Texas, Austin, Texas, U.S.A.

Denver Art Museum, Denver, Colorado, U.S.A.

Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, U.S.A.

Metropolitan Museum and Art Center, Coral Gables, Florida, U.S.A.

Museo de Arte de Medellín “Fancisco Antonio Zea,” Medellin, COLOMBIA.

Museo Cubano de Arte y Cultura, Miami, Florida, U.S.A.

Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Havana, CUBA.

Museum of Modern Art of Latin America, Washington, D.C., U.S.