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Senior Editor, Art International (Lugano), 1983-85, and Contributing Editor for Latin America of the new Art International (Paris), 1988 and U. S. Editor 1991-92.

Co-curator, Outside Cuba/Fuera de Cuba, the most comprehensive survey of Cuban art organized in the United States since the April, 1944 exhibition "Modern Cuban Painters," at the Museum of Modern Art, New York. OC/FC presented works by 48 Cuban-born artists currently living outside the island. The exhibition included paintings, installations, photographs, sculptures, videos and assemblages. The other two curators of OC/FC were Inverna Lockpez and Ricardo Viera. The exhibition was organized by the Office of Hispanic Art, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, and opened at that University's Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Museum on March 24, 1987. OC/FC traveled to the Museum of Contemporary Hispanic Art in New York City, the Art Museum at Miami University of Ohio, the Museo de Arte de Ponce in Puerto Rico, the Center for the Fine Arts in Miami, and the College of Fine Arts in Atlanta. This tour ended in March, 1989.

Co-curator, ¡Mira! The Canadian Club Hispanic Art Tour III, 1988-89. Opened on March 29, 1988 at the Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, this exhibition traveled for approximately two years and visited the Meadows Museum in Dallas, the Bass Museum of Art in Miami Beach, the Terra Museum in Chicago, and the Museo del Barrio in New York City. (Mira! III included works by 29 Chicano, Cuban-American, Puerto Rican, and Latin American artists living in the United States. The other two curators of this exhibition were Inverna Lockpez and Susana Torruella Leval.

One of two United States advisors to the Fifth (1986) and Sixth (1988) Domecq Biennials of Latin American art, Mexico City.

Advisor and contributor on Cuban and Latin American art to the Dictionary of Art, a 34-volume encyclopedia of world art published by Macmillan Publishers, London in 1996.

Judge of the first Bienal Francisco Amighetti, San José, Costa Rica, sponsored by the Centro Cultural Costarricense Norteamericano, August 20-24, 1988.

Curator, Clarence Holbrook Carter: A Retrospective, Paintings at Payne Gallery, Moravian College (Oct 14--Nov 11, 1988) and Drawings at the Art Galleries, Lehigh University (Sept 22--Oct 30, 1988), both in Bethlehem, PA.

Co-curator of Costa Rican Art Today: New Directions, at the Museo de Arte Costarricense, sponsored by American Express, May, 1989. The other co-curators were Virginia Vargas, Director of the MAC, and Alvaro Zamora, art critic and historian. The exhibition travelled to the Art Gallery at the Wolfson Campus, Miami-Dade Community College, March--April, 1990.

Originator of the idea and Program Director of Miami and Its Images, the 1990 Distinguished Visiting Professor Series at Miami-Dade Community College, Kendall Campus. The Series gathered over 60 speakers and panelists from all over the U.S.--including Donald Justice, David Rieff, Charles Silberman, John Merrill, Dorothy Fields, Felix Morisseau-Leroy, Mercedes Sandoval, Nathan Glazer, Alejandro Portes, and Charles Willie--to discuss the image of Miami in the media, inter-ethnic relations, the history of the city, the psychology of exile, the myths and stereotypes that govern perceptions of the city, as well as the often ignored creativity of Miami's writers, musicians and visual artists. The Series ran from March 5-15, 1990.

Co-curator, with Miami-Dade Community College/Kendall Campus, Art Dept faculty, "Twenty-Five in Miami," an art exhibition, in conjunction with the Distinguished Visiting Professor Series Miami and Its Images. Art Gallery at Miami-Dade Community College, Kendall Campus, March 9-30, 1990.

Judge, with Francisco Castro Leñero and Perán Erminy, of the First Central American Contest in Painting, sponsored by the Instituto Hondureño de Cultura Interamericana, Tegucigalpa, Honduras, April 1-4, 1990.

Judge, with Jeanette Miller and Enrique García Gutiérrez, of the Primer Certamen Nacional de Artes Plásticas (First National Contest in the Visual Arts), Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Puerto Rico, San Juan; opened November 8, 1991.

Curator of the Humberto Calzada Retrospective at the Bass Museum of Art, Miami Beach, FL, October-November, 1991. Condensed version of this exhibition traveled to Kennesaw College Art Galleries, Atlanta, GA, April 2--May 13, 1992.

"Soto in Chicago," text and presentation of video on Jesús Rafael Soto, produced by John Asencio, Fried Banana Productions, Chicago, for Galería Durbán, Caracas. Video produced in both English and Spanish for use in gallery and educational presentations.

One of twelve members of international panel allocating $50,000 awards to twelve artists in the Eco-Art exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, June 2-30, 1992. This exhibition has drew major international attention as it traveled to various venues throughout the world. Other judges were Gilberto Chateaubriand, Geraldo Edson de Andrade, Angel Kalenberg, Thomas M. Messer, Maria Alice Milliet de Oliveira, Federico Morais, Diana Nemiroff, Carlos Silva, Rafael Squirru, Roberto Tejada, and Gloria Zea.

Member of selection committee chosing works for the Salón Arturo Michelena, Ateneo de Valencia, Valencia, Edo. Carabobo, Venezuela, June 1992. Other jurors were Juan Carlos Palenzuela, Pedro Barreto, Federica Palomero, and Luís Brito.

Curator, two simultaneous solo exhibitions, Cuban Museum of the Americas, Miami, FL: "Gloria Lorenzo: Cuerpos Extraños" ("Foreign Bodies," ceramic sculpture), and "Dita Sullivan: El Ultimo Día" ("The Last Day," color laser prints taken in Havana during the 1980's), January 10--March 20, 1997.

Curator, two simultaneous solo exhibitions of works and installations by José Bedia and Melquíades Rosario Sastre, First Lima Art Biennial, Lima, Perú, October--December, 1997.

Curator, solo exhibition of photographs by Elizabeth Cerejido, Galería Arte Municipal Pancho Fierro, Lima, Perú, October--December 1998.

Curator, solo exhibition/installation by Maria Brito, Second Lima Art Biennial, Lima, Perú, October--December 1999.

2002-2004, North American editor for the art magazine Southward Art, published in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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