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Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae

Abisay Puentes
Date of Birth: 1974, Cuba
Current Residence: Syracuse, NY, USA (since 2010)


Art studies in Cuba under the mentorship of Dr. Juan Enrique Guerrero.

Solo Exhibitions:

2022: Everson Museum, Syracuse, NY, USA.

2014: La Casita Cultural Center Gallery, Syracuse, NY, USA.

2012: Ann Felton Multicultural Center, OCC (Onondaga Community College), Syracuse, NY, USA.

2011: Lamar Dodd Art Center, "Lamentations of Abisay," LaGrange, GA, USA.

2008: Her-Car Gallery, Havana, Cuba.

2002: Museo de la Ciudad, Havana, Cuba.

2001: Hermanos Saiz Gallery, Havana, Cuba.

1999: HER-CAR Gallery, Havana, Cuba.

Group Exhibitions:

2024: Equity Gallery “Green,” New York, NY.

2023: Memorial Art Gallery, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY.

2022: Equity Gallery, New York, NY.

2019: Arnot Art Museum: The 76th Regional Exhibition, Elmira, NY, USA.

2018: Cristine Frechard Gallery: INCUBATION, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.

2017: Monmouth Museum of Art: "Hope for the Holidays," NJ, USA.

2017: Point of Contact Gallery, collaboration with UK artist Susan Stockwell in the project: Boite-En-Valise: Generate, Syracuse, NY, USA.

2016: Point of Contact Gallery: 40 Below’s Public Arts Task Force, Syracuse, NY, USA.

2015: Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, NY, USA.

2013: Edith Langley Barrett Art Gallery with Juan Cruz, Utica College, NY, USA.

2012: Biennial: TONY, Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY, USA.

2011: “La Casita Cultural Center Gallery,” Syracuse, NY, USA.

2004: “Origenes Gallery,” Havana, Cuba.

2003: “La Acacia Gallery,” Havana, Cuba.

2003: “L Gallery,” Havana, Cuba.

2001: “Proyecto Horizontal,” at “10 de Octubre Gallery,” Havana, Cuba.

2000: “Proyecto Horizontal,” at “Morro Gallery,” Havana, Cuba.

Public and Corporate Collections:

Cuban Art Collection at Binghamton University Art Museum, NY, USA.

Art Collection in “CdeCuba” magazine, Barcelona, Spain.

Adam Weitsman Collection, USA.

Larry B. Duncan Collection, WestPoint, GA, USA.

Lamar Dodd Art Center, LaGrange, GA, USA.

The Charalampous Art Collection, Houston, TX, USA.


Composed music and created videos for the works of Carlos Esteves (work in progress).

Collaboration with Susan Stockwell at Point of Contact Gallery, Syracuse, NY, USA, 2017.

Composed music and created videos for the works of Tomás Sánchez, Jake Fernandez, and Juan Miranda, between 2016 and 2017.


"Gramática de Resistencia" by Andrés Isaac Santana, Aduana Vieja Editorial; Valencia, 2022.

"Abisay Puentes: La manzana en la cabeza" by Andrés Isaac Santana, in Hypermedia Magazine.

"Angustia | Abisay Puentes" by Andrés Isaac Santana, in AAL.

"La pintura el mejor sonido en el silencio" by Liannys Lisset Peña Rodríguez, in CdeCuba.