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

Painter and Cartoonist. Graduated from the Academia de Artes Plásticas "San Alejandro" (Plastic Arts Academy) Havana, Cuba, 1991. Scenographic Painting Specialist, ICRT, Cuba, 1993.

Artist showing a picturesque exhibition as a result to the fusion of several materials and techniques, creating a very particular projection basically on canvas and oil, where tactile and visual textures establish an immediate conceptual perception of the work.

His paintings can be appreciated on different atmosphere projects as banks, hospitals and hotels; they are also exhibit on hotels' galleries located at the northern keys of Ciego de Avila, and in his studio. Private collections in countries like: Cuba, Spain (Canary Islands), USA, Holland, Canada, Czechoslovakia, France, Mexico, Argentina, Italy (Pavía, Milan), among others treasure his work as well.


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).