Juan Gonzalez

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JUAN GONZALEZ


Born in Camaguey, Cuba, 1942


EDUCATION

1973 M.F.A., University of Miami, Miami, Florida


ONE-PERSON EXHIBITIONS

1997 “Juan Gonzalez: Enchanted Visions,” Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
1993 International Bird Museum, Boca Raton, Florida
1991-92 The Meadows Museum, Dallas, Texas.  Traveling to: Center for the Fine Arts, Miami, Florida; City Gallery of Contemporary Art, Raleigh, North Carolina; Museum of Fine Arts, Springfield, Massachusetts
1991 Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
1988 Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, Ohio
Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
1985 Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
1982 Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
1981 Center for Inter-American Relations, New York
1980-81 Frances Wolfson Art Gallery, Miami-Dade Community College, Florida.  Traveling to: Gibbes Art Gallery, Charleston, South Carolina
1978 Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
Tomasulo Gallery, Union College, Cranford, New Jersey
1975 Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
1973 Corcoran and Corcoran, Miami Florida
1972 Allan Stone Gallery, New York


GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2014 “The Miami Generation: Revisited,” Nova Southeastern University Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
2012-13 “Forty Years,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
2007 “Flying the Coop,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
2002 “Summer,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
“Celebrating 30 Years,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
2001 “The Body Project,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
“Objects of Desire II,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
2000 “The Creative Surround: The Framed Image,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
1999-2001 “Dreamworks: 20th Century Artistic and Psychological Perspectives,” The Equitable Gallery, New York; State University of New York Art Museum, Binghamton; Historisches Museum der Stadt Wein, Vienna; Passage de Retz, Paris
1999-2000 “Contemporary American Realist Drawings,” The Jalane and Richard Davidson Collection at the Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois
“Latin American Still Life: Reflections of Time and Place,” El Museo del Barrio, New York; Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, New York
1998 “Breaking Barriers,” Tampa Museum of Art, Florida
“Touched by AIDS,” Centre Gallery, Frances Wolfson Gallery, Miami Dade Community College, Wolfson Campus, Miami
“25 Years,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
1997-98 “From Allegory to the Portrait: Changing Faces,” Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor, New York
1997 “Get Real, Contemporary American Realism from the Seavest Collection,” Duke University Museum of Art, Durham, North Carolina
1996 “Latin Viewpoints: Into the Mainstream of Art,” Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor, New York
“Summer Pleasures, Summer Treasures,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
1995 “Irrational Landscapes,” University Art Museum, State University of New York at Binghamton
“Male Desire: Homoerotic Images in Twentieth Century American Art,” Mary Ryan Gallery, New York
“The Poetic Image in American Realism,” Sun Valley Center Gallery, Ketchum, Idaho
1994 “Art and the New Novel,” Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, New York
“A Bouquet for Juan,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
“Consecrations: The Spiritual in Art in the Time of AIDS,” Museum of Contemporary Religious Art, St. Louis University, Missouri
“The Face of America, Contemporary Portraits in Watercolor,” Arts Center Galleries, Old Forge, New York
“In Search of the Spirit,” The Gallery at Hastings-on-Hudson, New York
“Predatory Visions,” The Richard F. Brush Gallery, St. Lawrence University, Canton, New York
“Significant Losses: Artists Who Have Died from AIDS,” The Art Gallery, University of Maryland at College Park
1993-94 “Cuban Artists of the 20th Century,” Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
“The Purloined Image,” The Flint Institute of Arts, Michigan, traveling to: Columbus Museum of Art, Ohio; Louisiana State University School of Art Gallery, Baton Rouge; Oklahoma City Art Museum, Oklahoma; Wichita Art Museum, Kansas; Bergstrom-Mahler Museum, Neenah, Wisconsin
1993 “A Moment Becomes Eternity,” Bergen Museum of Art and Science, Paramus, New Jersey
Museo Statale d’Arte Medioevale e Moderna, Arezzo, Italy
“Representing Representation,” Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, New York
“SELF-aMUSEd: The Contemporary Artist as Observer and Observed,” Fitchburg Art Museum, Massachusetts
“20 Years,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
1992 “Drawing Exhibition,” University of Florida, Gainesville
“The Figure in the Twentieth Century,” New York Academy of Design, New York
“An Ode to Gardens and Flowers,” Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor, New York
“Preview,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
1991-92 “American Realism & Figurative Art: 1952-1990,” The Miyagi Museum of Art, Miyagi, Japan, traveling to: Sogo Museum of Art, Yokohama; Tokushima Modern Art Museum, Tokushima; Museum of Modern Art, Shiba, Otsu; Kochi Prefectural Museum of Folk Art, Kochi, Japan
“Cuba-USA: The First Generation,” The Fondo del Sol Visual Arts Center, Washington, D.C., traveling to: The Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; The Minnesota Museum of Art, St. Paul; The Art Museum at Florida International University, Miami
1991 “Black and White,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
“International Painting Biennial,” United States Information Agency, Cuenca, Ecuador, traveling to: Museo del Banco Central del Ecuador, Guayaquil and Quito, Ecuador
“Exquisite Paintings,” Orlando Museum of Art, Florida
1990-91 “Art on Paper,” Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
“Winter Gold,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
1990 “Divergent Styles: Contemporary American Drawing,” University Gallery, University of Florida, College of Fine Arts, Gainesville
“Enigma,” Phyllis Rothman Gallery at Fairleigh Dickinson University, Madison, New Jersey
“Figurative Perspectives: Six Artists of Latin American Background,” The Emerson Gallery, Rockland Center for the Arts, West Nyack, New York
“Signs of the Self: Changing Perceptions,” Woodstock Artists Association, Woodstock, New York
1989 “Summer Pleasures: Water,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
“Watercolor An American Idiom,” Florida State University and Museum, Tallahassee
1988-89 “Fantasists’ Realities,” Pratt Institute, Manhattan Center, New York; The Rubelle and Norman Schaffler Gallery, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York
1988 “Convergences/Convergencias: Caribbean—Latin American—North American,” Lehman College Art Gallery, City University of New York
1987 “New Works: Drawings,” Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham, Massachusetts
“Outside Cuba/Fuera de Cuba,” Zimmerli Museum, Rutgers University, New Jersey
1986 “Into the Mainstream: A Selection of Latin American Artists Working in New York,” Jersey City Museum, New Jersey
“N.Y.C. New York,” Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington
“Works on Paper,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
“Summer Group Show,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
1985-87 “Immigrant Artists/American Experience 1940-1985,” Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
1985 “American Artists of Cuban Origin,” Miami-Dade Community College, Florida
“Focus on Realism: Selections from the Glenn C. Janss Collection,” Boise Art Gallery, Idaho, traveling to: Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco; other institutions
“Major New Works,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
“Representations from the Nancy Hoffman Gallery,” Calkins Gallery, Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York
“Summer Pleasures,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
“20th Century American Drawing: The Figure in Context,” New York Academy of Design, New York
“Winter Solstice,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
1984-85 “The Miami Generation,” (Phase II), Meridian House International, Latin American Institute, Washington, D.C.; Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies, Philadelphia
1984 “Aqui: 27 Latin American Artists Living and Working in the United States,” Fisher Gallery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles
“Major New Works and Old,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
“Past and Present Part I,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
“Summer Group Show,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
“Twentieth Century American Drawings: The Figure in Context,” National Academy of Design, New York
1983 “American Realism: The Precise Image,” Japan
“The Miami Generation, Nine Cuban American Artists,” Cuban Museum of Arts & Culture, Miami, Florida
“Summer Group Show,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
1982 “Juan Gonzalez/Baruj Salinas,” Miami-Dade Community College, Florida
“Major New Works,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
“Works on Paper,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
1981 “Dibujantes Latinoamericanos en N.Y., Galeria Garces Velasquez, Bogota, Colombia
“Drapery in Contemporary Art,” Sewall Art Gallery, Rice University, Houston, Texas
“Exhibition of CAPS Grant Recipients,” Albany Museum of Art, New York
“Inside/Out: Self Beyond Likeness,” Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, California
“Major New Works,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
1980 “First Person Singular,” Pratt Manhattan Center, New York
“The Flower Motif in American Art-2nd Half of the 20th Century,” Heritage Plantation of Sandwich, Massachusetts
“Group Show,” Newhouse Gallery, Staten Island, New York
“Religious Art-Contemporary Directions,” Thorpe Intermedia Center, Thornhill, New York
1979 “Faculty Choice,” Art Gallery, State University of New York Albany, New York
“Pastel in America,” Odyssia Gallery, New York, traveling to: Grand Rapids Art Museum, Michigan
“Photo-Realism,” Virginia PolyTechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia
“Reality of Illusion,” University of Southern California, Los Angeles; Denver Art Museum, Colorado
1978 “Drawing the Line,” Montclair Art Museum, New Jersey
“Variations on Latin Themes in New York,” Center for Inter-American Relations, New York
1977-78 “Line of Vision: Latin American Drawings 1960-76,” International Exhibitions Foundation, Washington, D.C., traveling to: Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock; Center for InterAmerican Relations, New York; Florida International University, Miami; The Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana; Oklahoma Art Center, Oklahoma City; College of Fine Arts, University of Texas at Austin; Vassar College Art Gallery, Poughkeepsie, New York
1977 “Contemporary Latin-American Art,” Melon Art Gallery, North-Eastern University, Boston
“Drawings of the 70’s,” The Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois
“Images of Horror and Fantasy,” The Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York
“Still-Life,” Boston University Art Gallery, Massachusetts
“Drawings Today in New York,” Sewall Art Gallery, Rice University, Houston, traveling to: Dayton Art Institute, Ohio; Oklahoma Arts Center, Oklahoma City; Southern Methodist University, Dallas; University of Texas at Austin; Tulane University, New Orleans.
“Recent Latin American Drawings (1969-1976)/Line of Vision,” International Exhibitions Foundation, Washington, D.C.
1976 “Drawing Show,” DM Gallery, London, England
“Drawings,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York, traveling to: Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington
“Looking Inside: Latin American Presence in New York,” Latin American Museum of Arts Project at New York Botanical Garden
“Nine Cuban Artists,” St. Peter’s College, Jersey City, New Jersey
“The Presence and Absence of Realism,” The Art Gallery, State University at Potsdam, New York
“Six Cuban Artists,” Center for Inter-American Relations, New York
1975-77 “Aspects of Realism from Nancy Hoffman Gallery,” The Art Gallery, University of Notre Dame, Indiana
1974 “Drawings,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
“Painting and Sculpture Today-1974,” Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana; Taft Museum, Cincinnati, Ohio
“Seventy-first American Exhibition,” Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois
“Tight and Loose,” State University at Albany, New York
“Works on Paper,” Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond
1973 “Group Show,” Sacramento State College, California
1972 “Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Paintings,” Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
“Exposicion de Pinturas Cubanas,” Galeria International, Caracas, Venezuela
“Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition,” Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida
“Pintura Cubana,” Miami Art Center, Florida
“Phase of New Realism,” Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida; Museum of the Four Arts, Palm Beach
1971 Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
“Thirty-Three Miami Artists,” Miami Art Center, Florida


AWARDS

1991 National Endowment for the Arts
1985 National Endowment for the Arts
1980 National Endowment for the Arts
1977 CAPS (Creative Artists Program Services)
1976, 1974 Cintas Fellowship Award
1984-1987 Board of Governors, New York Foundation for the Arts
1979-1982 Served as a panelist on the New York State Council on the Arts

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois
Bacardi Collection, Miami, Florida
The Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Chase Manhattan Bank, New York
Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, Ohio
Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham, Massachusetts
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.
Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana
The Meadows Museum, Dallas, Texas
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
University of Oklahoma at Norman
Vassar College Art Gallery, Poughkeepsie