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.

He has received different recognitions, honors and awards in national and international contests and competitions, on more than 70 occasions, such as recently in Budapest International Foto Awards (BIFA 2019); International Photography Awards (IPA 2019); The Big Reveal: Telling Truth in an Age of Fiction. Projection outside El Museo Cultural de Santa Fe (CENTER  and CURRENTS New Media Festival). Santa Fe, NM. EE.UU. 2019; Moscow International Foto Awards. (MIFA 2019); London International Creative Competition. (LICC 2018); International Monochrome Photo Awards (Book 2018) and the International Photography Awards (IPA 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 works are in permanent collections such as the Palmer Museum of Art, Pennsylvania, Museum of Fine Arts of Houston, Texas; Lehigh University Art Galleries / Operation Museum, Bethlehem, PA. Mother Jones International Fund, Documentary Photog, San Francisco, USA; Photographic Archive Toscano, Italy; Photo library of Cuba; Biennial Collection SIART - Bolivia; INAH Photo Library, Pachuca, Mexico; University of La Rábida, Huelva. Spain; World Press Photo Foundation. Holland; Photograph Forum Frankfurt. Germany and Editions Tristán Barbarà, Barcelona, ​​Spain, among other private collections in America and Europe.

Selected for various catalogs including "Critical Approach to Current Latin American Photography." 1991; "Fotofest'94. Contemporary Photography from the Island, 1980 to the Present "Houston. USA; ¨100 Years of Cuban Photography.¨ 1999; ¨Memories: Cuban Visual Arts of the XX Century .¨ 2004; "We the most infidels: Critical narrations about 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 Selection Committee International (XI) end (XII) International Biennial of Contemporary Art of Florence Italy (2017 end 2019). Member of the Selection Committee International Contemporary Art Competition, Miami 2017 USA. He is co-founder of the Open Art Corporation Miami, Florida in 2017, USA. He has also participated as a Jues de Fotografia in Reflections Art Competition (PTSA) at Olympia High School, Orlando, Florida, in the courses of (2012 - 2013) and (2013 - 2014).

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