Sierra, Paul

D-120nd, Oil on canvas, 60” x 95”

Paul Sierra (b. 1944, Havana): After moving to the United States in 1961, Sierra settled in Chicago, where he studied at the Art Institute of Chicago. His figurative and landscape paintings are in the permanent collections of the National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian, in Washington, D.C., the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago and the Snite Museum of Art at Notre Dame University, among others. He has had several solo shows and his work has been represented in the exhibitions Outside Cuba, Arte Latino: Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Cuba/USA: The First Generation, ¡Mira! The Canadian Club Hispanic Art Tour 1988-1989 and Hispanic Art in the Untied States: Thirty Contemporary Painters and Sculptors, among other group exhibitions. He is the winner of three grants and fellowships from the Illinois Arts Council. (Cintas for art, 1990-91)

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