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Julio Mendossa

Born in 1962, Havana, Cuba.
Currently lives and works in New York.

Education / Studies

1981 – 1986
Studies at Polytechnic University, Russia. Graduate/Engineering.

1990 – 1992
Studies at Academia de Ciencias de Cuba, Havana. Graduate/Urban Archeology.

1994 – 1996
Invitation to visit France to pursue art and gain exposure to European art and artists.
Participated in Exhibitions.

1996 – 2000
Mexico City, Mexico. Audited workshops at Esmeralda School of Fine Art; Xochimilco School of Art. Participated in Exhibitions.


Stanhope Iron Works at Morris Channel. Dr. Joel Grossman, 212 942 3314. Archaeological excavation, 2003-2004.

Showman Fabricators. 29 Imlay Street, Brooklyn, NY, 718 435 9899.
Shop carpenter, contractual, 2003.

The Metropolitan Opera, carpenter shop. Lincoln Center, NYC. 212 799 3100x2003.
Set builder, 2003.

Mariane Bekerman Dance Company. 718 445 4928.
Set designer and builder, 2003.

Cuban Art Space. 214 w 23rd Street. 212 242 0559. 2000–2004.
Handyman, carpenter.

Armory, Print Fair. Remba Gallery.
Exhibition set-up and break down. 310 657 1101. 2002/2003.

Jadite Gallery. 111 w 50th Street. 212 315 7740.
Handyman, framer. 2001– 2002

1992 – 1993 Archivist. Cabinete Archeology, Havana Viejo, Cuba.

Solo Exhibitions

"Julio & Julia." Julio Mendossa and Julia Valdez: Modern Cuban Abstraction. Landair, office gallery, NYC.
"Face to Face." Agustin Gainza Gallery. Miami, Fla.

“HUMAN GROUPS,” Jadite Galleries, New York City.
“EROTICA,” L’Art Gallery, Toronto, Canada.

“POEMA SOBRE LA ALMOHADA,” Eros Gallery, Guanajuato, Mexico.
“INTERCEPCIONES,” Tabasco Gallery, D.F., Mexico.

“ALTA TENSION,” Diago Gallery, Havana, Cuba.
“24 SOPORTES,” El Rastrillo Gallery, Fortaleza del Morro, Havana.

Group Exhibitions

“LATINART: The Visual Imagery of Latinos in New Jersey,” Kenkeleba Gallery, NYC.
“4 Latinos, 4 Artists: Contemporary Visions,” Fox Gallery, Logan Hall, University of Pennsylvania.

Myhelam Cultural Art Center, Long Valley, New Jersey.
NJIT, School of Architecture Gallery, Newark, New Jersey.
“LATINART: The Visual Imaginary of Latinos,” Rutgers University, New Jersey.
Alba Gallery, New London, Connecticut.

“PRIMERA BIENAL DE ARTE,” San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico.
“SALON DE DIBUJO,” Esmeralda National Arts School, Tabasco Art Gallery, D.F., Mexico.

“PINTURA MATERICA,” Workshop, Modern Art Museum, D.F., Mexico.
“REFLEJOS,” Juan Rulfo Gallery, D.F., Mexico.

“COLLAGE,” Café Gallery, D.F., Mexico.

“COLORES DE EMIGRACION,” Retail Mayor’s office, Paris, France.

“CHEZ DUCHAMP,” Rue DuChamp, Street Exhibition, 13me Arr., Paris, France.

“DESPUES DEL MURO,” Casa de la Cultura de Alamar, Havana.

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