Osy Milián

Havana, 1992

Osy Milián (Osailys Ávila Milián) is a Cuban artist born in Havana in 1992. She lives and studies in Havana, Cuba. She is a graduate of the Cuban arts school system, from elementary, at José A. Díaz Peláez elementary art school (2006), to the San Alejandro National Academy of Fine Arts (2011), and holds a B.A. in Fine Arts from the Higher Institute of Art (ISA) in 2016. The most recent exhibitions she has participated in are The grays (The gallery Lounge, Town Center at Boca Raton, Florida, United States, 2021); North (198 Allen Street, New York, United States, 2020); C’est Moi, C’est Nous (Xin Dong Cheng Space for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China, 2019); Fuga (Galería Artis 718, Havana, Cuba 2018); and Fragments (Artemorfosis Gallery, Zürich, Switzerland, 2018). She has exhibited in national and international solo (15) and group shows (70); and has been awarded in various competitions, including the First UNESCO Prize (XVI International Biennial, Kanazawa, Japan, 2007); First Prize at Passion for Freedom 2012, United Kingdom, (being Ambassador of La Paz in London, 2013); Acquisition Prize (Contest Post-it 2, Triangle, Havana, 2014). Her works are in public collections such as the European Museum of Modern Art (MEAM), Barcelona, Spain; Xin Dong Cheng Space for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China; Sara M. Vance Waddell Private gallery, Cincinnati, United States and private collections in Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, England, France, Germany, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Lebanon, Panama, Peru, Spain, Switzerland, and the United States.

Osailys Avila Milian