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Leandro Gomez Quintero

About the Artist

Leandro Gomez Quintero
Leandro Gomez Quintero
Leandro Gomez Quintero in his Baracoa, Cuba studio (courtesy of IFAM).
Leandro Gomez Quintero in his Baracoa, Cuba studio (courtesy of IFAM).

Leandro Gomez Quintero (b. 1976, Baracoa, Cuba)

Leandro Gomez Quintero uses paper and cardboard to create models of American cars and Jeeps, all of which are used as methods of transportation in his hometown. They are individually hand painted and detailed to mimic the original vehicle. His sculpture represents Jeeps from 1942-1955, as well as Dodge Power Wagons, GMCs, and Fords from the era.

These sculptures are representations of what his community sees on a daily basis and Leandro hopes to preserve and offer knowledge through his art, as well as reflect the history of transportation in Cuba.

He says, “They bring humor and call attention to the fact that we are an isolated community within a country that has been isolated for many years. By showing the people a part of their every day lives in a lighthearted way, they come to appreciate and can smile at some of the difficulties that we encounter in just trying to live our lives and getting from one place to another.”

(Courtesy of International Folk Art Alliance, 2017)

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"King of the Road" Peterbilt Truck Sculpture
SKU: LQC-1903

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Russian Jeep
SKU: LQC-2102

Baracoa, Cuba, c.2019 - 2021.
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SKU: LQC-1904

Baracoa, Cuba, c.2018 - 2019.
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SKU: LGQ-1701

Baracoa, Cuba, 2017.
Cardboard, wood, string, clear plastic, styrofoam, and miscellaneous recycled materials, painted with oil paint.  (6" h. x 4 1/2" w. x 12" d.)

$425

Jeep CJ Taxi Sculpture
SKU: LQC-1901

Baracoa, Cuba, c.2018.
Cardboard, wood, string, clear plastic, styrofoam, and miscellaneous recycled materials, painted with oil paint.  (5 3/4" h. x 5" w. x 10" d.)

$425

Blue Willys with a Load - Jeep Sculpture
SKU: LQC-1902

Baracoa, Cuba, c.2019.
Cardboard, wood, string, clear plastic, styrofoam, and miscellaneous recycled materials, painted with oil paint.  (8" h. x 5" w. x 12 1/4" d.)

$425

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Baracoa, Cuba, c.2019 - 2021.
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$375

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SKU: LGQ-1801

Baracoa, Cuba, 2017.
Cardboard, wood, string, clear plastic, styrofoam, and miscellaneous recycled materials, painted with oil paint.  (6" h. x 4 1/2" w. x 12 1/2" d.)

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