Press Release Artist Statement CV

Experimental in technique, Edel Bordón's work evokes an exercise of visual intelligence. He posits a reflective mood and discreet humor. His work revisits the complexity of the modern Cuban worldview with its disparate influences of the Caribbean soul, Western culture, Christianity, the Oriental imprint, as well as Spanish and African ancestry.

Edel Bordón received his Masters in Fine Art at the Superior Institute of Art and the National School of Art in Cuba. Bordón has had solo exhibitions in various countries, including Brazil, Germany, Mexico, United States and Switzerland. Bordón’s artwork can be found in the collection of Museum Beatriz Liaskosky in Zurich, the Museum of Finest Cuban Art Maximilian Reiss in Austria and the private collection of collector Michelle Wojcik in the US. Bordón is a member of the National League of Writers and Artists of Cuba (UNEAC). Edel has been painting for the last 40 years and continues to work in Havana, Cuba.