BIOGRAPHY
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Ofill Echevarría was born in Havana, Cuba, in 1972 and made his debut as a member of the Arte Calle (Street Art) Group in 1988, before graduating from the San Alejandro Academy of Fine Arts in 1991. The following year he moved to Mexico City, where he lived until 2002. He currently lives and works in New York, USA.

 

Since his first solo show in Havana, “Plastic Industry” (1991), Ofill has exhibited individually in galleries and institutions of Mexico and Latin America, as well as in the United States: Multicultural Center ­ University Of Rhode Island. Kingston, RI (2000); Feinstein Providence Campus ­ University Of Rhode Island. Providence, RI (2012); Carriage House Center for the Arts [The Gabarron Foundation] New York, NY (2013).

 

Represented by renowned Praxis International Art (Mexico), which later became Alfredo Ginocchio Gallery, both in Mexico City, Ofill has participated in many international art fairs and group shows since 2001, among which are: MACO MEXICO and ZONA MACO MEXICO, Monterrey, Mexico and Mexico City, Mexico, respectively; FIA, Caracas, Venezuela; ARTBO, Bogotá, Colombia; PARC, Lima, Perú; ART MIAMI, Miami, USA; ARTEAMERICAS, Miami, USA; SCOPE MIAMI, Miami, USA; ART CHICAGO and CHICAGO CONTEMPORARY & CLASIC, both in Chicago, USA; AAF CONTEMPORARY, New York, USA; PINTA NY, New York, USA.

 

His work are part of major public and private collections, among which are: National Museum of Fine Arts of Havana; Museum of Modern Art (MAM) in Mexico; Museum of Contemporary Art of Oaxaca (MACO), Mexico; Museo Nacional de Arte, Mexico City, Mexico; Center of the Arts of Monterrey (Centro de las Artes), Nuevo Leon, Mexico; Bank of America Merrill Lynch, USA; The Gabarron Foundation, Spain-USA; Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, CA, USA; Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art, Malibu, CA, USA; Multicultural Center of The University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI, USA; Carnegie Art Museum, Oxnard, CA. USA; CIFO, Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, Miami, FL. USA.

 

In 2013 he published his book: "El Mundo de los Vivos | The Real World" under the publishing house Un­Gyve Limited Group based in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

 

Besides his achievements in the field of Painting, and his work as engraver (he hold a B.A as engraver & draftsman), Ofill works on the development of Digital Art and Photography, and serves as independent producer and publisher for the World­ Wide­ Web.