Juan-Sí González. Santiago de Cuba, Cuba 1960. Graduated in 1979 with a major in painting and drawing at the National School of Art, Havana and graduated in Master studies in 1984 at the Higher Institute of Art, Havana, Cuba. He describes himself as a communicator who doesn’t subscribe to any one discipline or style; his choice of media depends on the idea. He works in installation, new media, photography and performance.
His art has been recently exhibited: Migration of Language, Spaces Alternative Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio; Es-Culture, Cleveland’s City Hall, Cleveland, Ohio; Café VIII: The Journeys of Cuban Artists, Temple University, Rome, Italy, Miami: Metaphor City, West Art Gallery, Miami Dade Community College and Centro Cultural Español, Miami, Florida; Arte ≠ Vida: Actions by Artists of the Americas, Museo del Barrio, New York City; Killing Time, Exit Art, New York City; Waiting List, Mestna Galerija, Ljubljana, Slovenia; Trends: Aspects of Contemporary Latin American Art, Arte America, Miami Beach, Florida; Stay-at-Home Dad, Trainings, Hardcore Art Contemporary Space, Miami, Florida; Patriotic Games and the Domino Effect, The Frost Art Museum, Miami, Florida; Unbroken Ties: Dialogues in Cuban Art. Fort Lauderdale Museum of Art, Florida; New Media International Festival, Hardcore Contemporary Art Space, Miami, Florida; Natural American Spirit, Archetype Gallery, Dayton, Ohio; More Lies About Me, SOF Art House Gallery, Toronto, Canada; Unbroken Ties: Dialogues in Cuban Art. Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, California; Objects – Objecthood, Hardcore Art Contemporary Space, Miami, Florida; Photo Miami International Contemporary Photography and Video Art Fair, Wynwood Art District, Miami, Florida; Southern Currents, (5th Toronto International Latino Film and Video Festival) Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Love, Loss, and Longing, Arlington Arts Center, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Center of the Arts, Wyoming, Cambridge Multicultural Arts Center, Massachusetts.
He has lived and worked in Yellow Springs, Ohio since 2003, during which time he has been awarded two Ohio Arts Council Individual Artist Fellowships, the Award of Merit in the Rosewood Arts Center and the SPACES World Artists Program Residency in Cleveland, Ohio.