Graduated from the Provincial School of Plastic Arts. Villa Clara. Cuba. 1975
Graduated from the National School of Plastics Arts. Havana. Cuba. 1980
Founder of the experimental Serigraphy Workshop. René Portocarrero.
Professor of serigraphy at the Engraving Department in the Cuban University of Arts (ISA).
Distinction for National Culture. Havana. Cuba.
Distintion for Artistic Value.

PERSONAL EXHIBITIONS
2009
Take it easy. Cultural Center , Plaza, 10th Havana Biennial, Cuba.
Four Cats. La Acacia Gallery. Havana. Cuba.
2008
Busy Beds. Orígenes Gallery. Havana. Cuba.
2007
Chocolate Flavor. Inglaterra Hotel, Havana, Cuba.
2006
Amulets. Count of Lombillo Palace Gallery, Havana, Cuba.
2005
Red, Black and White Drapery. Villa Manuela Gallery, Havana, Cuba.
Drawings and Paintings. Gallery of the NH Central Park Hotel, Havana, Cuba.
Serenade to Sensuality. Oscar Maria de Rojas Museum, Cárdenas, Matanzas, Cuba.
Drawings and Paintings. Santa Clara Art Gallery, Santa Clara, Cuba.
2004
Reflexes II. Bezalel Gallery. Raquel Hotel, Havana, Cuba.
Cuban Erotic Art. The Avenue 50 Studio Gallery, Los Angeles, EE.UU.
Proverbs and Initiations. Havana Gallery, Havana, Cuba.
2003
Double Forms. Espacio 304 Gallery, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Reflexes. Museum of Colonial Art, Havana,Cuba.
2002
Robes. René Portocarrero Gallery, National Theater, Havana, Cuba.
Graphics. Gallery of the NH Central Park Hotel, Havana, Cuba.
Silhouettes. Pequeño Espacio Gallery, National Council of Plastic Arts, Havana. Cuba.
2001
Drawings and Paintings. La Acacia Gallery, Havana, Cuba.
Memory. Contact. Remembrance. Lausin & Blasco Gallery, Zaragoza, Spain.
1994
Inner Way. Old Square Gallery, Havana, Cuba.
1992
Drawings and Paintings. Tate–Tate Gallery, Madrid, Spain.
1991
Crypt. Havana Gallery, Havana, Cuba.

COLLECTIVE EXHIBITIONS
2010
Face down. La Acacia Art Gallery, Havana, Cuba.
Cuban Plastic Artists. PEREZ-VAL Gallery, San José, Costa Rica.
In the Sighting Pole. Siranga Art Gallery, Valencia, Spain.
Diversity. Pabellón Cuba, CNAP, Havana, Cuba.
New Acquisitions. CNAP, Covarrubias room, National Theater , Havana, Cuba.
Confluencias Inside. La Acacia Art Gallery, Havana, Cuba.
Without Masks: Contemporary Afrocuban. Johannesburg Art Gallery, Johannesburg, Southafrica.
Between Islands. Los Oficios Art Gallery. La Habana. Cuba.
Confluencias Inside. National Hispanic Cultural Center , New Mexico, EE.UU.
Charity Evening in the fight against cancer . Canadian Embassy, Havana, Cuba.
Cuban Contemporary Art. Habana Art Gallery, Bremen, Germany.
2009
Erotic Art. Enmarcarte. San José, Costa Rica.
Cuban Contemporary Art. Modern Art Gallery, Ámsterdam, Holland.
Colors of Cuba. Art Affair Gallery, Regensbug, Germany.
Cuban Contemporary Art. Wilfredo Lam room, Cuban Embassy, Bonn, Germany.
Exhibitions. Gora Art Gallery, Internet Virtual Gallery at http://www.gallerygora.com
Cuban Art. A trace in the island time. Ehrenhalle des Rathauses, Nuremberg, Germany.
Nostàlgia de futur . Homenatge a Rena. Centre del Carmen, Valencia, Spain.
Zeitgenössische Kunst aus Kuba. Nürnberg-Bonn, Germany.
The expanded Island. Andalucía, Spain.
Crisis. Pabexpo, 10th Havana Biennial, Cuba.
Pure coincidence. Pabexpo, 10th Havana Biennial, Cuba.
2008
Valoarte. National Gallery, Museo de los Niños, San José, Costa Rica.
The Rupture Generation. Tataya Art Gallery, Mérida, Yucatán, Mexico.
47 artists and writers at the 7th Congress. Conference Center , Havana, Cuba.
Permament Exhibition. Tope de Collantes Museum, Sancti Spíritus, Cuba.
“The Rape through the Eyes” Project. Spanish-American Cultural Center . Havana.
Cuba. Confluences Inside. Art Museum of Zapopa. Jalisco. Mexico.
2007
Confluencias Inside. José Luis Cuevas Museum, DF, Mexico.
Confluencias Inside. Museo de Arte Moderno de Toluca, Estado de México
Confluencias Inside. Jesús Gallardo Gallery, Cultural Institute, Guanajuato, Mexico
Confluencias Inside. Juárez Institute, Autonomous University of Tabasco, Mexico.
2006
New Territories. Arco 2006. Los Oficios Gallery, Madrid, Spain.
New Territorries. San Lucas Gallery, Madrid, Spain.
Trip to the Seed. Council of Plastic Arts, Santa Clara, Cuba.
Confluencias Inside. Clavijero Morelia Michoacan Palace
2004
Deus Verus. Verus Homo. San Carlos Seminary, Havana, Cuba.
Date with Angels. José Martí Memorial, Havana, Cuba.
Give and Take. Villena Gallery, Havana, Cuba.
Trip to the Seed. Council of Plastic Arts, Santa Clara, Cuba.
Cuban Art. Siena, Italy.
Cuban Art. Huelva, Spain.
Sonlar. National Theater, Havana, Cuba.
2003
On the edge. Erotic Art. OFarrill Hostel, Havana, Cuba.
Plastic Visions on Stained Glass Art. National Museum of Fine Arts, Havana, Cuba.
Sex-Timiento. Sexology 2003. International Conference Center, Havana, Cuba.
Contemporary Cuban Art. Art Center of Getafe, Madrid, Spain.
Current Cuban Painting. Guayasamín Foundation, Quito, Ecuador.
Culture and Development. International Conference Center, Havana, Cuba.
Trip to the Seed. Council of Plastic Arts, Santa Clara, Cuba.
Expo with Isabel. Isabel Santos Studio-Gallery, Havana, Cuba.
31 Cuban Artists. Borde Río Gallery. Santiago de Chile, Chile.
2002
Conciliation in the forties. National Museum of Fine Arts, Havana, Cuba.
Trip to the Seed. Council of Plastic Arts, Santa Clara, Cuba.
Contemporary Plastic Artists. Gallery Valanti, San José, Costa Rica.
Cuban Influences. Commonwealth Club, London, United Kingdom.
Homage. Gallery of the NH Central Park Hotel, Havana, Cuba.
2001
Made in Cuba. Cuba 513 Gallery, Madrid, Spain.
2000
First Erotic Art Salon. La Acacia Gallery, Havana, Cuba.
1999
The Multiple Trace. CENCREM, Havana, Cuba.
Three from Cuba. Gummersbach, Germany.
1997
Six Cuban Artists. Tokyo Metropolitan Museum, Japan.
Engravings and Serigraphs. Palma School of Arts, Palma de Mallorca, Spain.
1996
Cuban Art. Centre Culturell PTT La Source, Orleáns, France.
Seeing is Believing: Six Cuban Painters in Italy. Rome, Italy.
Contemporary Cuban Art. National Museum of Fine Arts, Havana, Cuba.
1995
Cuban Art. Saint Dennis Hotel, Paris, France.
1994
Cuban Graphics. Carlos Olachea Gallery, La Paz, Baja California, EE. UU.
Serigraphs Exhibit. Pilar i Joan Miró Foundation, Mallorca, Spain.
Graphics International Biennial. Maastrich, Holland.
1992
Serigraphs and Drawings. Kirov, Russia.
Men at Work. Havana Gallery, Havana, Cuba.
Color of Cuba. Art Stand, Sevilla Expo, Sevilla, Spain.
Homage to Tino Casal. Havana, Cuba.
America´92. Gaudì Art Gallery, Madrid, Spain.
1991
Madrid – Habana Portfolio. Serigraphy Workshop, Havana, Cuba.
Cuban Contemporary Engraving. Museum of Colonial Art, Havana, Cuba.
Made in Cuba. Gallery Tate – Tate, Madrid, Spain.
Workshop Heroes. René Portocarrero Gallery, Havana, Cuba.
Fingerpringt, Havana Gallery, Havana, Cuba.
1990
An Island named Cuba, Rome, Italy.
UNEAC´s Plastic Arts Salon. National Museum of Fine Arts, Havana, Cuba.
Abanico Hispano Cubano. Alamar Art Center, Havana, Cuba.
1989
Cuba in joyful Colors. Sudan Art Center, Bagdad, Iraq.
Contemporary Cuban Art. Westoeh Gallery, New York, EE. UU.
Homage to José Martí. Vigo Cultural Center, Spain.
Cuban Art. Tokyo Metropolitan Museum, Japan.
Today´s Cuban Painting. Dunis de Samos Gallery, Madrid, Spain
1988
Current Cuban Painting. Ponzano 16 Exposition Center, Zaragoza, Spain.
Cuban Papers and Canvases. Wilfredo Lam Center, Havana, Cuba.
Current Cuban Painting. Barcelona City Hall, Barcelona, Spain.
1987
More than twenty Aprils. Havana Gallery, Havana, Cuba.
First Salon of Young Cuban Plastic Arts. Provincial Museum of Santa Clara, Sta Clara, Cuba.
Cuban Painting. People Cultural Center, Madrid, Spain.
Fresh Air. Old square Gallery, Havana, Cuba.
Cuban Painting. Chopo Museum, Mexico City, Mexico.
Cuban Serigraphs. Contemporary Art Museum, Tehran, Iran.
Paintings and Drawings. Galeano Gallery, Havana, Cuba.
Cuba in Paris. Paris, France.
Cuban Serigraphs. Toronto, Canada.
Engraving Exhibit. National Museum of Fine Arts, Havana, Cuba.
1986
First Iberoamerican Biennial of Seriated Art, Interart. Varsovia, Poland.
Young Painters. Havana Gallery, Havana, Cuba.
1981
Five Youths. Las Palmas city Hall, Palmas de Canarias, Spain
Young Painters. Alamar Art Gallery, Havana, Cuba.
1980
Eighth Plastic Arts Salon. Matanzas, Cuba.

AWARDS
Mention on the Eighth Young Plastic Arts Salon. Matanzas, Cuba.
Prize at the Engraving Salon. Havana, Cuba.
Collective Prize Jaume Guasch Foundation. Barcelona, Spain.
Special Mention at the City Salon. Havana, Cuba.
Mention Abanico Hispano Cubano 1994. Havana, Cuba.
Mention on the First Erotic Art Salon, 2000. Havana, Cuba.

INTERNATIONAL EVENTS AND WORKSHOPS
Rubén Rodríguez, founder of the experimental Serigraphy Workshop, René Portocarrero, has given master classes, workshops, theoretical and practical courses for more than two decades and has participated in international events as well as in the creation of new workshops in Cuba. He is currently a professor of serigraphy at the Cuban University of Arts (ISA) in the Engraving Department.
1984 - First International Encounter of Serigraphy. René Portocarrero Workshop, Havana, Cuba.
1985 - Second International Encounter of Serigraphy. René Portocarrero Workshop, Havana, Cuba.
1987 - Third International Encounter of Serigraphy. René Portocarrero Workshop, Havana, Cuba.
1990 - Sericuba´90. René Portocarrero Workshop, Havana, Cuba.
1993 - Creation of serigraphy workshops. Havana, Cuba.
1994 - Fifth International Encounter of Serigraphy. René Portocarrero Workshop, Havana, Cuba.
1995 - Master classes, theoretical and practical course. Joan Miró Foundation, Mallorca, Spain
1996 - Master classes, theoretical and practical course. Joan Miró Foundation, Mallorca, Spain
1997 - Master classes, theoretical and practical course. Joan Miró Foundation, Mallorca, Spain
1999 - Master classes, theoretical and practical course. ISA, Havana, Cuba
2000 - Master classes, theoretical and practical course. ISA, Havana, Cuba

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