Profesional training

  • 1989 Master in Plastic Arts. Faculty of Fine Arts, UH, Habana, Cuba.
  • 1983 Bachelor of Arts – History. Faculty of Fine Arts, UH, Habana, Cuba.
  • 1977 Diploma in Painting, Sculpture and Design. San Alejandro National School of Fine Arts, Habana, Cuba.

Specialized training

  • 2005. Post-University Course - Computer Graphic Design and Multimedia. Collège de Maisonneuve, Montreal
  • 1990. Post-University Course - Second Cycle Study of Educational Television. ISPEJV - Enrique J. Varona Superior Pedagogical Institute.
  • 1989. Post-University Course - Computer Graphic Design. ISPJAE - José A. Echeverria Higher Polytechnic Institute.

Professional experience

Plastic Arts and Art History Professor, since 1983.

Personal exhibits

  • 2016
    Exhibition project "Dialog of Time and Space". Sands Expo & Convention Center, Singapore.
  • 2015
    Exhibition project "Hope of Dreams". TOMMY ZEN Gallery, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
  • 2013
    Exhibition project "Synergy II". Kontraste Gallery, Germany.
  • 2012
    Exhibition project "Synergy Space". Brossard City Hall Gallery, Brossard, Quebec, Canada.
  • 2008
    Exhibition project "Planetary Dialogue". CURRYS Gallery, Longueuil, Quebec, Canada.
  • 2007
    Exhibition project "Colosseum". CURRYS Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
  • 2006
    Exhibition project "Imprints of time". CURRYS Gallery, Longueuil, Quebec, Canada.
  • 2001
    Exhibition project “Matter , Texture and Color”. Art Gallery of Society of Development of the Arts and the Culture of Longueuil (SODAC), Longueuil, Quebec, Canada.
  • 1994
    Exhibition Project “Retrospective Exhibition”. Greenfield Park Municipal Library, Greenfield Park, Quebec, Canada.

Collective expositions

  • 2022
    Tijuana Triennial: 1. Pictoric International Art. Secretariat of Culture of the State of Mexico and CECUT, Tijuana, Basse-Californie, Mexico.
  • 2019
    First International Painting Exhibition and Artist Encounter, “SINERGIA”. CETYS University Gallery, Tijuana, Mexico.
    5th Bangkok Triennale International Print and Drawing Exhibition. Silpakorn University and Bangkok Art and Culture Centre, Bangkok, Thailand.
  • 2018
    OSTEN Biennial of Drawing Skopje 2018. Osten Museum of Drawing, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia.
    The Fifth Silk Road International Arts Exhibition. Xi’an Art Museum, Xi’an, Shaanxi, China.
  • 2017
    Shanghai International Contemporary Art Exchange Exhibition and Workshop 2017. Hongqiao Contemporary Art Museum, Shanghai, China.
  • 2016
    OSTEN Biennial of Drawing Skopje 2016. Osten Museum of Drawing, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia.
  • 2015
    Silk Journey to Art International Contemporary Art 2015. Beijing World Art Museum, Beijing, China.
    5th Biennial of Drawing. Art Museum of Mont-Saint-Hilaire, Quebec, Canada.
  • 2012
    Ecorea Jeonbuk International Art Biennale 2012. Sori Arts Center & Beokam Museum, South Korea.
  • 2009
    "Sky" International Contemporary Art Exhibition. Art Gallery, Athens, Greece.
  • 2008
    Olympic Fine Arts 2008. China International Exhibition Center, Beijing, Chine.
    "Colors and Olympism" 3rd edition of the Beijing International Art Biennial. National Art Museum of China, Beijing, Chine.
    Exhibition Project "Passion à trois regards". Art Gallery Montreal, Montreal, Quebec.
  • 2007
    6th Edition of Florence Biennial of Contemporary Art. Fortezza da Basso, Florence, Italy.
  • 2002 - 06
    Exhibition Project "SODAC". Longueuil, Quebec, Canada.
  • 1995
    National Intercultural Week Exhibition. Tower of the Victoria Square, Montreal, Québec, Canada.
  • 1994
    Duchamp-Villon Prize. Plein sud Gallery of Arts, Longueuil, Québec, Canada.
  • 1993
    Exhibition Project "Space to See". Charles Lemoyne Foundation. Socio-cultural Centre of Brossard, Brossard, Quebec, Canada
David Roche

Prizes and mentions - Artist Residencies - Grans

  • 2022
    The Gesù Creativity Center, Montreal, artist residenc.
  • 2019
    CAL Conseil des Arts de Longueuil, travel grant.
  • 2016
    Diploma and Honorable Mention. OSTEN BIENNIAL of DRAWING , Skopje, Republic of Macedonia.
  • 2015
    Diploma and Honorable Mention. 'SILKJOURNEY TO ART' International Exhibition of Contemporary Art, Beijing, Chine.
  • 2012
    Gold medal Honorary Ambassador. 1st Ecorea Jeonbuk Biennale, South Korea.
  • 2008
    Gold medal and Olympic torch. Olympic Fine Art (OFA 2008), Beijing, China.
  • 2000
    Winner of the National Contest “Trans Canada Trail Relay 2000” Longueuil, Quebec, Canada.
    Honorable Mention - Painting. International Premier of the Visual Arts 13th Great Contest of the Team of Painters and Sculptors of Québec, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
  • 1994
    First Prize. Sculpture Duchamp-Villon Prize Plein sud Art Gallery, Quebec, Canada.
  • 1990
    First Prize. Engraving National Salon of Art Professors, Havana , Cuba.

Other events

  • 2007 - 23
    Jury of three Visual Arts professionals who represent different areas of expertise. Quebec, Canada.
  • 2000
    Accomplishment of the Symbolic Wall Painting “I Like to Ride Down My Trail” that Commemorates the Opening of the Transcanadiense Path in the City of Longueuil, Longueuil City Hall, Quebec, Canada.
  • 1989
    Lecturer International Conference of Caribbean Art. Third International Art Biennial of Havana. Havana International Conference Center, Havana, Cuba.
  • 1988
    Lecturer Second Latin American Conference of Artistic Teaching. Havana International Conference Center, Havana, Cuba.
  • 1986
    Lecturer First Latin American Conference of Artistic Teaching. Havana International Conference Center, Havana, Cuba.
  • 1985
    Lecturer International Conference of Caribbean Art. First International Art Biennial of Havana. Havana International Conference Center, Havana, Cuba.


  • Professional Member of several Art associations, such as: the International Association of Art (IAA/AIAP), the Canadian Artists’ Representation (CARFAC), Copyright Visual Arts/Droit d’Auteurs en Arts Visuels (COVA-DAAV) and the Group for Visual Arts Artists of Québec (R.A.A.V) Canada.


David’s rich and diversified works of art received prizes, both nationally and internationally. They are found in private and public collections in China, the Unites States, Canada, South Korea, Cuba, Mexico, Spain, and many other European countries:

  • Osten Museum of Drawing COLLECTION, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia.
  • Art Museum of Mont-Saint-Hilaire COLLECTION, Quebec, Canada.
  • Yi Pu Cultural Co. Ltd COLLECTION, Beijing, China.
  • Sori Arts Center & International Beokam Museum COLLECTION, South Korea.
  • Jeonllabuk-do Government Foundation COLLECTION, South Korea.
  • Tai Miao Museum, Olympic Fine Arts COLLECTION - 29TH OLYMPIC GAMES, Beijing, China.
  • International Pinacotheque COLLECTION, Crete, Greece.
  • Pebeo COLLECTION, Gemenos, France.
  • City Hall Longueuil COLLECTION, Longueuil, Quebec, Canada.
  • Ministry of Culture COLLECTION, Prague, Tchécoslovaquie.
  • University of Havana COLLECTION, Havana, Cuba.
  • Ministry of Culture COLLECTION, Havana, Cuba.