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Cesar Augusto Rodriguez
Chicago, IL

About the Artist

Cesar was born in 1969 in Havana, Cuba and began making photographs as a child. His father, a professional photographer, brought him to shoots and the darkroom, teaching him every aspect of the process of making a photograph.

During his teenager years, Cesar worked as a photographer in several photo studios in Havana. He started as a photographer’s assistant and then worked as a professional photographer. Immediately after high school he began working for the Cuban Navy as a photographer documenting military maneuvers across Cuba.

In 1989, he was admitted as a photography student to t…

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About the Artist

Cesar was born in 1969 in Havana, Cuba and began making photographs as a child. His father, a professional photographer, brought him to shoots and the darkroom, teaching him every aspect of the process of making a photograph.

During his teenager years, Cesar worked as a photographer in several photo studios in Havana. He started as a photographer’s assistant and then worked as a professional photographer. Immediately after high school he began working for the Cuban Navy as a photographer documenting military maneuvers across Cuba.

In 1989, he was admitted as a photography student to the highly competitive Instituto Superior de Arte, Cuba’s most prestigious art university. He started making short films and eventually switched his major to Motion Picture Directing. He graduated in 1994 with offers to direct some of the island’s top talent.

He continues to photograph everything around him, hoping to communicate his vision to those who like his work.
He is commercially represented by Esfera Photo.

His fine art work is represented by The Chicago Art Source Gallery and by The Chicago Project (Edelman Gallery).

Artist’s Work

Fence
Pier 1 color
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Pier #1 Color

By Cesar Augusto Rodriguez

Universe in color
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Universe in Color

By Cesar Augusto Rodriguez

Cuba
A boat in havana
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A Boat in Havana

By Cesar Augusto Rodriguez

Danger 4
Adventure 5
Procession
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Procession

By Cesar Augusto Rodriguez

Sedona 4
Bird flying over havana city
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Bird Flying Over Havana City

By Cesar Augusto Rodriguez

A horse in habana
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A Horse in Habana

By Cesar Augusto Rodriguez

Cuban shoemaker
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Cuban ShoeMaker

By Cesar Augusto Rodriguez

Sad
Discovery
Paraiso
Desert 3
Old barn
Barn in illinois
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Barn in Illinois

By Cesar Augusto Rodriguez

Two fences
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Two Fences

By Cesar Augusto Rodriguez

Tree 7
Trapped
Girl portrait
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Girl Portrait

By Cesar Augusto Rodriguez

Cuban lady
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Cuban lady

By Cesar Augusto Rodriguez

Bridge 7
Couple
Teens in havana
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Teens in Havana

By Cesar Augusto Rodriguez

Bear
Play time
Soldiers and rocks
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Soldiers and Rocks

By Cesar Augusto Rodriguez

Infinite
Tree 6
Lady on balcony in havana
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Lady on Balcony in Havana

By Cesar Augusto Rodriguez

Fun
Demonio
The dreamer
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The Dreamer

By Cesar Augusto Rodriguez

Dreams 2
Snakes
School of trees
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School of Trees

By Cesar Augusto Rodriguez

Life of a divorced man 5
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LIFE OF A DIVORCED MAN #5

By Cesar Augusto Rodriguez

Life of a divorced man 2
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LIFE OF A DIVORCED MAN #2

By Cesar Augusto Rodriguez

Life of a divorced man 8
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LIFE OF A DIVORCED MAN #8

By Cesar Augusto Rodriguez

Soldiers
Leaving
Life of a divorced man 3
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LIFE OF A DIVORCED MAN #3

By Cesar Augusto Rodriguez

Life of a divorced man 1
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LIFE OF A DIVORCED MAN #1

By Cesar Augusto Rodriguez

Life of a divorced man 7
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LIFE OF A DIVORCED MAN #7

By Cesar Augusto Rodriguez

Life of a divorced man 9
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LIFE OF A DIVORCED MAN #9

By Cesar Augusto Rodriguez

Life of a divorced man 11
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LIFE OF A DIVORCED MAN #11

By Cesar Augusto Rodriguez

Life of a divorced man 6
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LIFE OF A DIVORCED MAN #6

By Cesar Augusto Rodriguez

Life of a divorced man 10
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LIFE OF A DIVORCED MAN #10

By Cesar Augusto Rodriguez

Holding on
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Holding On

By Cesar Augusto Rodriguez

Falling 4
Life of a divorced man 12
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LIFE OF A DIVORCED MAN #12

By Cesar Augusto Rodriguez

Life of a divorced man 4
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LIFE OF A DIVORCED MAN #4

By Cesar Augusto Rodriguez

Capitolio
Tornado
Tree and horse
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Tree and Horse

By Cesar Augusto Rodriguez

Cccp
Lake 2
Girls
Immigrant 2
Eyes 4
Pier 2 2
Infinite two
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Infinite Two

By Cesar Augusto Rodriguez

Universe 2
Fun2
Pier 1
Girl in the water
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Girl in the Water

By Cesar Augusto Rodriguez

In the distance
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In the Distance

By Cesar Augusto Rodriguez

Rocks 2
Africa 2
Heroe
Nightmare
Horseshoe
Five trees
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Five Trees

By Cesar Augusto Rodriguez

Selected Exhibitions

  • Photo Expo
    New York, 2010
  • Chicago Art Source
    Chicago, 2010
  • Miami Art Basel
    Miami, 2009
  • Mexican Museum of Contemporary Art
    Chicago, 2009
  • Havana 23 y 12 Gallery
    Habana, Cuba, 2006

Press and Accolades

  • Cuba Absolutely
    July, 2012
  • Caprice Magazine
    May, 2012
  • New City Magazine
    June, 2013

Education

  • Institute Superior of Art, Masters
    Habana, Cuba,1993