Ramos, Sandra, b. 1969
Sandra Ramos lives and works between Miami & Havana. She is one of the Cuban’s best-known contemporary artists from the 90’ Generation. Through a compelling visual dialogue, Ramos has gained an international reputation by expressing her personal relationship to Cuba’s political and social realities regardless of the state’s official -line. In her work she use a wide range of materials and techniques as Print, Painting, Video and Installation. We can find in her art, references to familiar characters from literature, history, and folk-lore, that she use wisely to make critical statements related to the context her life & artwork.
Ramos studied at the prestigious San Alejandro Art Academy and in The Institute of Art, both in Havana. She has exhibited extensively for over twenty years at venues which include Venice Biennial; Havana Biennial; Museo Bellas Artes, Havana, Cuba; American University Museum, Washington; Bronx Museum, NY; Museo Del Palacio de Bellas Artes. México DF; Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary, Vienna, Austria; Sheldon Museum of Art, Nebraska; Lyman Allyn Art Museum, New London, CT; Ringling Museum, Tampa, FL; Fuchu Museum, Tokio, Japan. Her work is included in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art, NY; The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; and The Ludwig Collection. Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen. Germany. , among many others world-wide.