Fidel Micó (b. January 24th, 1962, Havana, Cuba) is a contemporary Cuban painter and is regarded as one of the prominent figures of an artistic movement that includes more than 50 landscape painters whose excellent representation of the Cuban nature has formed the basis for the revival of landscape painting in Cuba after the 1980s. He has always lived in Cuba where he received the “Leopoldo Romañach” Award in 1974 five years before starting formal training at the Academy of Fine Art “San Alejandro”. After finishing military service in the Army, where he continues painting murals, Micó had to work in the oil industry, but he did never abandon the pictorial art. His paintings decorate many house of Havana since that time.
Micó built a personal style in the 90s, by studying the Russian painter Ivan Shishkins and impressionists, and his artworks were accepted at Víctor Manuel Gallery (Havana, Cuba) by 1998, and in many artistic spaces from 1999. His paintings have been in national and international exhibitions. The Cuban galleries “HER-CAR”, “Casa Museo Hurón Azul”, “La Acacia”, “Víctor Manuel”, and “Génesis” have included his paintings in several exhibitions devoted to the Cuban landscape. Micó’s paintings can be found at the USA galleries “Jorge M Sori Fine Art” and “Cuba! Gallery of Fine Art”, and in private collection from Spain, Germany, Italy, Canada, China, USA, Russia, Mexico, and El Salvador. Seven of these paintings have been sold at private silent auctions, as well as the “Humidor Montecristo” created by him. From 2006, the magazines Art Nexus and Art Circuits Newsletters have paid particular attention to his artworks which have been reproduced as a notable example of the excellence that is showing the contemporary Cuban art. Fidel Micó remains active artistically, intellectually, and professionally by painting, studying, and testing innovative pictorial pathways.
Octavio Borges Pérez. “Un estado permanente de agitación”. Granma, November 22nd, 1985.
Entornos. La Habana: Hotel Parque Central, April 29th - June 29th, 2003. Exhibition catalogue. Preface by José A. González and Cary Jiménez.
Primer Salón de Paisajes Víctor Manuel. La Habana: Convento San Francisco de Asís, February 2003. Exhibition catalogue. Preface by Jorge R. Bermúdez.
Segundo Salón de Paisajes Víctor Manuel. La Habana: Convento San Francisco de Asís, April 2005. Exhibition catalogue. Preface by Concepción Otero Naranjoez.
Artbo 2005. Bogotá: Cámara de Comercio de Bogotá. Exhibition catalogue, p. 62.
Sori J. M. Transpiración. Art Nexus. Vol. 5, Nº 61, 2006, reproduced in page 99.
Sori J. M. El salto. Art Nexus. Vol. 5, Nº 63, 2007, reproduced in page 43.
Angela Capote. Enfoques del Paisaje. Tribuna de la Habana, July 13th, 2008.
Cada quien con su paisaje. La Habana: Galería La Acacia, May-July 2008, Exhibition catalogue. Preface by Tony Piñera.
Galería La Acacia. What’s on? Cuban Absolutely, July 2008, page 7.
Sori J. M. Five Contemporary Latin American Artists. Miami Art Guide, September 16th, 2008.
Sori J. M. Renowned Latin American Artists. Art Circuits Newsletters. Vol. 2, Nº 13, November 2008, p. 3.
James Echols. Coral Gables Gallery Night Friday. Renowned Latin American Artists. Examiner, December 31st, 2008.
Cuban Visions. Doha: Cuban Embasy in Qatar, 2009. Exhibition catalogue. Preface: Tony Piñera.
170 Aniversario del Natalicio del Insigne Pintor Esteban Chartrand. La Habana: Convento San Francisco de Asís, November - December 2010. Exhibition catalogue. Curators: Dianeris Peña, Roberto Alfonso.
Sori J. M. Fidel Micó and Ivan Loboguerrero. Recent Works. Art Circuits Newsletters. Vol. 5, Nº 29, May 2010, p. 10.
Signed limited edition prints “El salto de la Yagruma”. Galería Génesis, La Habana, Cuba.
Sori Jorge M. Artists. Art Nexus. June 1st, 2011.
Sin irnos por las ramas. La Habana: Galería La Acacia, 2011. Exhibition catalogue. Curator: Roberto Cobas.
Fidel Micó. The canon’s cracks. Philpapers, 2014, http://philpapers.org/rec/MICTCC-2.
Fidel Micó. Compendium of documents for supporting a research project on the pictorial art, Philpapers, 2014,http://philpapers.org/rec/MICCOD-2.
José A. Buxadó. The Fidel Micó Catalogue Raisonnée, 3rd Edition, 2015. Website: The Art Room Telford