|Name Jose Cabrera||Role Artist|
|Education School of the Art Institute of Chicago|
Jose Luis Cabrera (born 1984) is an Guatemalan American contemporary visual artist, specializing in painting, sculpture, assemblage art, and video installations.
Cabrera's work involves the production of ethereal, enigmatic, romantic, Neo—magical realism and supernatural imagery. His work makes references to personal memories and found imagery. His conceptual and technical approach to making contemporary works of art is deeply influenced by the supernatural occurrences in the everyday life; Neo-expressionism, Baroque painting, Ancient Egyptian art, Mayan art, and graffiti. He currently lives and works in both Miami and Chicago.
Jose Luis Cabrera graduated in 2009 from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. His work is included in permanent collections, including: the El Rey Jesús collection;Dwyane Wade collection; Citadel LLC collection; A Woman's Worth Foundation collection, and the Giorgio Armani collection.
Jose Luis Cabrera exhibited the "Let's play series Collection", his largest solo exhibition to date, at the University Club of Chicago during September—December 2009. In 2010, Cabrera exhibited in several group and solo exhibitions in venues such as the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, and internationally in Switzerland, Dubai, and Central America.
In December 2007 Cabrera exhibited at Miami Art Basel, in Miami Beach, Florida, where he was awarded the Youth Artist Award. In 2007, he presented several exhibitions, including: Inner and outer space, a solo exhibition at the Coconut Grove Rotary Club in Miami.