January 11, 2018 to January 17, 2018 in Mobile , AL
Back to Havana artist Daniel Rodriguez Garcia returns to Mobile for a series of events and workshops designed to explore Cuban culture through his innovative approach to storytelling through print. This fun and educational week features activities for all ages including a Two-Day Experimental Printmaking Workshop (Buy tickets), a special Photo Manipulation Kid’s Studio at Mobile Public Library and Papermaking Senior Studio, and a Live Demonstration at LoDA Artwalk. Daniel Rodriguez García (b. 1971, Havana) lives and works in Havana where he is Director of the Taller de Gráfica Experimental at Kcho Estudio Romerillo and Engraving Workshop Specialist at the Taller Experimental de Grafica de la Habana. Created using lithography, intaglio, woodcut and collagraphy, Rodriguez’s works have been the subject of solo exhibitions at Galería Hotel Ambos Mundos, Havana and Galería Espacio de Arte del Café Bar Habana, Lima. Recent group presentations and fairs include Alabama Contemporary Art Center, 2017; III Encuentro Nacional de Colografía Belkis Ayón, Cienfuegos, 2017; Casa de la Primera Imprenta de América, Mexico, 2016; Taller Experimental de Gráfica, Havana, 2016; XII Bienal de La Habana, 2015; Casa de México, Havana, 2015; Instituto Cervantes de Roma, Rome, 2014. Generous funding for Havana Printmaking Week and our current exhibition Back to Havana is provided by Wind Creek Hospitality and also by The City of Mobile, and Mobile County Commission, Alabama State Council on the Arts, The Hearin-Chandler Foundation, The Daniel Foundation of Alabama, The Crampton Trust, The Sybil H. Smith Charitable Trust, Visit Mobile, The Support The Arts License Tag, and The Community Foundation of South Alabama. We are also grateful for the support of our media partners: IHeartMedia, Alabama Public Radio, and Alabama Coasting. Back to Havana features a number of works graciously loaned by the collection of Terri and Steven Certilman – Discoveries in Art and is a P.S. Satellite, a project of Prospect New Orleans.