Casimiro González Opening Show at Galeria Adelmo
The wonder and magic of Casimiro Gonzalez art on display at Galeria Adelmo (1165 SW 6th St, Miami 33130) on Friday, March 31. 19:00 – 22:00.
Casimiro Gonzalez was born in Havana, Cuba, where he studied in the National School of Fine Arts, and graduated as Set and Interior Designer. While he was in his last year of School, he participated in a contest of Scenography Design and Lights in The National Theater Festival of Cuba, and received two awards for his scenography in two plays: Macbeth and Blood Weddings,(1979).
In 1980, Mr. Gonzalez immigrated to the United States .During his first year in Chicago, he worked for “El Latino Chicago” and “Imagenes” theatrical groups, as set designer, scenographer, customs and lights. He also worked as an interior designer for several restaurants and nightclubs in New York, Chicago, and Mexico.
At the same time he was developing a serious interest towards painting, which has become the most fundamental part of his life.
His work has been exhibited in several galleries in New York, Florida, Indiana, Washington DC, Chicago, Illinois, Miami, Florida, San Antonio Texas, Las Vegas, Nevada, San Francisco, North Carolina, Panama, and Barcelona, Spain.
His paintings are now part of private collections in several States in USA, France, Italy, Spain, Mexico, Colombia, Argentina, Puerto Rico, Germany, Canada, Singapore, Panama, Brasil and Israel.
His work has been critically acclaimed throughout the United States, Argentina, Mexico, Spain and Sweden. He was commissioned to create the image for the official poster of the 1996 Chicago Latino Cinema Film Festival.
In1998 he received the South Miami Key of Florida for contribution to the artistic community of Dade County. Casimiro also received the Certificate of Appreciation from Miami Dade County of the Mayor and Board of County Commissioners in May 2001.
In recent years Casimiro has exhibited his paintings in art galleries and select shows throughout Florida and other parts of the country. His upcoming exhibition at Galeria Adelmo will showcase his wide range of subject matter and unique style. The Exhibition will run through April 26 with the Opening Night Reception on Friday, March 31.
The Casimiro Gonzalez Exhibition coincides with Viernes Culturales festival the last Friday of each month on Calle Ocho. Come enjoy the excitement of Little Havana.