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Ravelo de Avellaneda, Arnaldo (1929-1979) | University of Miami Finding Aids

Name: Ravelo de Avellaneda, Arnaldo (1929-1979)


Historical Note: Arnaldo Ravelo de Avellaneda (1929-1979) was a Cuban visual artist and writer. In his early years, he studied art at the Escuela Nacional de Bellas Artes San Alejandro in Havana, Cuba. Along with exhibiting his paintings and sculpture in various galleries in Cuba and abroad, Ravelo taught art and art history in G├╝ines, Cuba, New York City and Miami. In the late 1950s, Ravelo studied on fellowship at La Moncloa in Madrid, Spain and returned to Cuba only to then go into exile in New York City shortly thereafter. In exile, Ravelo continued to teach and create art, securing a fellowship at the Cintas Foundation in Miami for the 1977-1978 cycle. Ravelo died in Miami in 1979.
Sources:

Cintas Foundation, List of Fellows: http://cintasfoundation.org/index.php/fellows/visual-artists/237-arnaldo-ravelo-de-avellaneda

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Note Author: Natalie Baur






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