José Ney.

Jose ney mila espinosa.

Cuba, 1959. Spain 1995. EEUU 2010.

He was born in 1959 in Havana, Cuba and began working as a Photojournalist after having been an Artisan artist, textile Designer, commercial Photographer, architectural Draftsman, construction Technician and civil Designer from 1979 to 1989. In general, is self-taught, but with a Degree in Comprehensive Photography, Civil Designer and Technician in programming and works budgets of the construction.

His photographic work has received more than 80 recognitions, honors and awards in national competitions in Cuba, Spain, the United States and internationally, in which the JURY TOP 5 SELECTION Book-Documentary has recently been highlighted. Tokyo International Photo Awards. TIFA, 2020. Japan; the Neutral Density photography awards (ND 2020); PX3 - Prix de la Photographie, Paris. 2020; International Photography Awards (IPA 2018, 2019 and 2020); Moscow International Photo Awards. (MIFA 2019 and 2020); Budapest International Photo Awards (BIFA 2019 and 2020); London International Creative Competition. (LICC 2018 and 2020) and the International Monochrome Photo Awards (Book 2018) among others.

His images have been presented in more than 100 collective and individual exhibitions around the world. In spaces like The Florida Museum of Photographic Arts, Tampa; Southeast Museum of Photography Daytona; Latino Museum, Omaha, Nebraska; Richmond Hall / The Menil Collections, Houston; Downey Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California; Museum of Fine Arts of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic; INAH Photo Library, Pachuca, Mexico; Quirquincho  Tambo  Museum,  La Paz.  Bolivia;  Museum   of  Huelva.  Spain;

Umorismo Museum, San Antonio de los Baños and National Museum of Fine Arts of Havana, Cuba; Photographic Archive Toscano, Italy; Photo library of Cuba; VI and VII International  Biennial  of  Art  (SIART 09  and  SIART 11) and Editions Tristán Barbarà, Barcelona, Spain among other spaces in America and Europe.

His work can be found in permanent collections such as the Southeast Museum of Photography Daytona; Palmer Museum of Art, Pennsylvania, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas; Lehigh University Art Galleries / Museum Operation, Bethlehem, PA. Mother Jones International, Fund for Documentary Photog. San Francisco, USA. Toscano Photographic Archive, Italy; National Museum of Photography, Pachuca, Mexico; University of La Rabida, Huelva. Spain; World Press Photo Foundation. Holland; Photograph Forum Frankfurt. Germany; Fondazione Opera Campana dei Caduti- Rovereto. Italy.; Photo Library of Cuba; SIART Biennial Collection - Bolivia and Editions Tristán Barbarà, Barcelona, Spain, among others in America and Europe.

Selected for various catalogs including ¨Critical Approach to Current Latin American Photography.¨ 1991. Spain; Canto a La Realidad: Latin American Photography 1860-1993. Swiss; "Cuban Photography, 1959-1992", 1993. Berlin. Germany; "Fotofest´94. Contemporary Photography from the Island, 1980 to the Present ”Houston. USA; ¨100 Years of Cuban Photography.¨ 1998. Madrid; ¨Memorias: Cuban Visual Arts of the 20th Century.¨ 2004; ¨We the Most Unfaithful: Critical Narratives on Cuban Art (1993-2005) ¨ and “Under the Cuban Sun (1930-2016)” Throckmorton Fine Art. New York. USA 2016, among others.

 

Guest as Member of the International Selection Committee of the XI

(2017) and in the XII (2019) Edition, Florence International Biennial of Contemporary Art. Florence, Italy.

Volunteer as a Photography Jues at Reflections, Art Contest (PTSA). Olympia High School. In the Course (2012 - 2013) and in (2013 - 2014). Orlando, Florida. USA

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