On View:  April 9 – April 15, 2021

Virtual Creative Industries Discussion: Glenda León

Thursday, April 15th at 12:30 pm PST

Join Curator Jill Hartz for a live Zoom Creative Industries Discussion with Glenda León, one of the featured artists in our Spring Exhibition, Collecting Cuba: Selections from the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art.

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This event will be recorded, and available on our website in the near future.

About Glenda León

Glenda León (Havana, 1976) is a visual artist living and working in Havana and Madrid. Her work expands from drawing to video art, including object, installation and photography. She received a BA in Art History from the University of Havana (1999) and a MFA from Academy of New Media Art, Cologne (2007). She was awarded with the LARA Prize (2017) and the Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant (2005 and 2020). She has been invited to the Havana Biennial (2003, 2009, 2015 and 2019), 55th Venice Biennial (2013), SITE Santa Fe Biennial (2014), Dakar Biennale DAK’ART (2018) and Changwon Sculpture Biennale (2020).

She has been featured in several group exhibitions in venues such as The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), The Bronx Museum of the Arts and Brooklyn Museum, New York; Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Barcelona (MACBA); Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto (MART) and Musée des Beaux‐Arts du Montréal.

She has presented solo exhibitions at the Museo Extremeño e Iberoamericano de Arte Contemporáneo (MEIAC), Badajoz; Metropolitan Museum Manila; Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno (CAAM), Gran Canaria; Matadero Madrid (2015); Château des Adhémar, Montélimar (2013); Centro de Desarrollo de las Artes Visuales (CDAV), Havana and Le Plateau Espace Expérimental, Paris. Her work can be found in public collections worldwide including Centre George Pompidou, Paris; Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto and The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

More Information at: http://www.glenda-leon.com/