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Raúl Valladares Valdés
Guest artist - December 2003
Master of 2003 Winner
Raúl Valladares Valdés was born in the city of Habana, Cuba in 1960.
A self-taught artist, he has exhibited his artworks in 8 personal and more than 60 collective shows in Cuba and abroad.
He has won several prizes such as: mentions in the 5th Biennial ¨Domingo Ravenet¨ in the galery that bears the same name and in 1994 the best individual work for the best use of the natural resources; 5th Craftsmanship international fair (FIART 95); Special prize for quality and ability, with the piece named "La Daga" given by Coral Negro S.A. comercial group in the 6th International fair of Craftsmanship (FIART 97); Gold medal in the xv International Fair of Habana (FIART 97); Picasso Medal given by UNESCO world council; creator of the trophy "Grand Prix" in the Cohiba world offshore championship cup, held in Habana in 1996. Creator of the trophy "Hombre Habano del Año" founded in 1995 by the "Corporation Habanos S.A." Several pieces of his work have been sold in auctions and the collected money has been donated for the development of the Cuban public health.
Some of his works are owned by world's famous personalities, such as movie director and producer Steven Spielberg and the King of Spain Juan Carlos, among others.
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