Glenda Leon

Born in Havana, Cuba in 1976, Glenda Leon lives and works in Madrid and Havana. She received a graduate degree in Art History from the Havana University in 1999, and graduated from Academy of Media Arts Cologne, Germany in 2007. Her work has been shown extensively at Biennials and institutions all over the world. Upcoming exhibitions include: Fundació Miró Mallorca, Palma, Spain (2023); Brownstone Foundation, Paris (2023); Aichi Triennale 2022, Ichinomiya City, Tokoname City, Arimatsu (Nagoya City), Japan (2022); Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea in Rome, Italy (2022). Select solo exhibitions include: MARCO de Vigo, Pontevedra, Spain (2021); MEIAC, Badajoz, Spain (2020-2021); Metropolitan Museum of Manila, The Philippines (2018); CAMM, Gran Canaria, Spain and Matadero Madrid, Spain (2015). Select group exhibitions include: 15th Cuenca Biennial, Ecuador (2021); PAMM, Miami (2021); The MoMA, NY (2019); Spiral Garden, Tokyo, Japan (2018); Dakar Biennale, Senegal (2018); Walker Art Center, MN (2017); Museo de la Universidad de Antioquía, Medellín, Colombia (2016); Havana Biennial, Cuba (2015); SITE Santa Fe Biennial, NM (2014) and 55th Venice Biennial, Italy (2013). Her work is included in the permanent collections of the Centre George Pompidou, Paris; PAMM, Miami; The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; National Museum of Fine Arts, Havana; Montreal Museum of Contemporary Art, Montreal and Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO), Toronto.