Biography
Nelson Francisco Gómez Madero
Ciego de Ávila, Cuba (1969).

Graduated from the Academy of Plastic Arts San Alejandro, Havana, Cuba, 1991, in the specialty of painting and artistic drawing. Member of the National Union of Writers and Artists of Cuba (UNEAC)
Artist who presents a pictorial sample resulting from the fusion of various techniques and materials, generating a very particular projection with the predominance of oil, acrylic, drawing and other techniques on various supports, predominantly canvas, where tactile and visual textures establish an immediate link with the conceptual perception of the work.

His pieces can be appreciated in various setting projects, such as bank headquarters, hospitals and hotels; They are also exhibited in the Galleries located in the Facilities dedicated to the tourism industry in Cuba. His works are part of public and private collections in countries such as: Cuba, Spain (Canary Islands), USA, Holland, Canada, Czechoslovakia, France, Mexico, Argentina, Italy (Pavia, Milano), China, Japan, among others.
He currently develops his work in workshops in Cuba and Valencia, Spain alternately.


Exhibitions

- Drawing and Painting. 10 de Octubre Local Gallery. (Havana, Cuba. 1984).

- “Atando Telas”. Arroyo Naranjo Local Gallery. (Havana, Cuba. 1986).

- Paintings. Arroyo Naranjo Local Gallery. (Havana, Cuba. 1988).

- Painting. 10 de Octubre Local Gallery. (Havana, Cuba. 1989).

- Comics, Yara's next door Gallery. Vedado. (Havana, Cuba. 1992).

- 8th International Biennal Gabrovo. (Bulgaria, 1987).

- 24th Competition of the International Exhibition of Cartoons (Montreal, Canada. 1990).

- 9th Yumiuri International Cartoon-Tokyo. (Japan, 1990).

- 26th International Cartoon Festival-Knokke-Heist. (Belgium, 1987).

- Collective exhibition of backgrounds for cartoon (Cuba Visión Internacional). Habana Libre Hotel. Vedado, (Havana, Cuba. 1992).

- Painting. Habana Libre Hotel's lobby. (Havana, Cuba. 1993).

- Caricature. Salón Internacional du Dessin de Presse et De Humor St-Just le Martel. (France, 1994).

- Painting. UNEAC Gallery. (Ciego de Ávila, Cuba. 1996).

- UNEAC Exhibition (Ciego de Ávila, Cuba. 1999).

- UNEAC Exhibition (Ciego de Ávila, Cuba. 2001).

- Fusion Cuba – Canada Event.

- Collective exhibition with Cuban and Canadian artists on several cities of both countries (2002-2003).

- Numerous Collective exhibitions on different cities of Canary Islands (2005-2007-2008-2009).

- “Del lado alado”. “Raúl Martínez” Gallery. (Ciego de Ávila, Cuba. 2010).


Awards

- UNEAC Award, Instituto del libro and AHS.

- Raúl Martínez National Exhibition. (Ciego de Ávila, 1997).

- Awarded Best revelation artist at SPACIO VIOLA, private fundation (Milan, Italy. 1998).

- Unión Árabe de Cuba Award. UNEAC Exhibition (Ciego de Ávila, 1999).

- Gran premio. UNEAC Exhibition (2001).

- Entorno Event (UNEAC) (Ciego de Ávila, 2001).

- UNEAC award at Raúl Martínez Exhibition. (Ciego de Ávila, 2004).

- UNEAC award at Raúl Martínez Exhibition. (Ciego de Ávila, 2010).

- UNEAC award (Ciego de Ávila, 2011).

- ARTEX award at Raúl Martínez Exhibition. (Ciego de Ávila, 2013).