International Station, 2007
oil on canvas
31 1/2 x 78 3/4 inches
Vicente Hernández was born in Batabanó, Havana, Cuba, on November 9th, 1971. He graduated from the Instituto Superior de Batabanó with a degree in Art Education. He was a professor at the University’s department of Fine Arts for a period of two years.
Hernández has had one person exhibitions in Cuba, The Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Panama, Venezuela, Spain, and the United States. He has garnered several awards and recognitions and his artworks have been reproduced in multiple books, magazines, and art publications. His artworks have been included in international art auctions at Christie’s and Sotheby’s in New York.
In Cuba his works have been chosen for the poster for the 29th Latin American Cinema Festival, held in Havana, in December of 2007 and he has been featured in two of the most prestigious art and culture publications of the country, the cover and an extensive essay on Opus Havana, vol 10, no 1, 2007 and at the cover and an extensive essay on the Gaceta de Cuba, no 5, 2005.
Vicente Hernández, while living in Cuba where he resides with his family, has exhibited extensively in the United States. Since 2001 ha has participated in over thirty five group exhibitions and major art fairs in this country. He has had a one person exhibition titled The Marvelous World of Bujamey, in 2002, held at Cernuda Arte, Coral Gables, Florida.