Blanca Caraballo

Blanca Beatriz Caraballo was born in Sancti Spiritus, Cuba in 1969, studied Plastic Arts Education at the Higher Institute of Education “Enrique Jose Varona”(Columbia) in Havana, school that is known for producing a generation of great artists. During her years in Havana, she witnessed the social transformation that was generated through the visual arts. In 1991 she moved to Miami, Florida where currently lives, continuing her education in the arts at Miami-Dade College and Florida International University. She was part of the Miami–based artistic feminine collective (w-10) with whom she participated in many exhibitions exploring female issues.

 

Working mainly in drawing and painting, Blanca has also produced poetry, installations, sculpture, mail art and book arts. She has participated in many international and local exhibitions. In 2011, Blanca joined Giants in the City public arts exhibition project with an inflatable sculpture “God Save the Queen”, in which she explores the role of femininity. Blanca was invited to participate in the Giants in the City, Prome Encuentro Bienal Contemporaneo di Caribe, Paradera, Aruba 2012 as part of the project.