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Orlando Ferrand

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Healing Trees, 2010 Acrylic On Canvas 30 X 50 X 1 Inches © Orlando Ferrand
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Citywalker, 2010 Book Cover (Paper) © PublishAmerica
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Apologia: Cuban Childhood in My Backpack Book Cover (Paper)
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La otra isla / The Other Island, 2011 Book Cover © Orlando Ferrand
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Splendor in New York City, August, 2010 Acrylic On Canvas 48 X 30 X 1 Inches
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Quick Facts
Birthplace
Cuba
Birth year
1967
Lives in
New York City
Works in
New York City
Schools
Parsons School of Design, 2008, MFA in Visual Arts
Columbia University, 1993, American Language Program Certificate
Tags
figurative, sculpture, mixed-media, installation, video-art, performance, photography, exhibition/performance
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Orlando Ferrand was a disciple of Heiner Müller, one of the most influential luminaries of the XX Century. He has worked also alongside other powerhouses such as legendary ballerina, choreographer, and director of the Cuban National Ballet Theater and Opera House Alicia Alonso, Patrice Pavis and Eugenio Barba. He is a dramatist, award-winning writer (Citywalker, PublishAmerica, 2010, Gold Medal, Readers Favorite International Book Review Award with a 5-star review by the critic (see review http://readersfavorite.com/review/4483), La Otra Isla / The Other Island (Spanish edition), Linden Lane Press, 2011, Linden Lane Poetry Prize illustrated with drawings and paintings by the author an artist. All his books are available from Amazon.com and BN.com. He has an extensive career in theater as a playwright, actor, and director in the U.S, Europe, and the Caribbean. His work as a painter/visual artist has been showcased in mainstream venues such as the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Arts, Cheim & Read, and the Leslie/Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art in New York City. He also teaches Fine Arts and Creative Writing at various academic institutions in NYC. Visit the artist's website.