¡ About the artist
Born in Baire, Santiago de Cuba, September 23, 1947.
Studied at the Cubanacan National Art School (1965-1970) and taught there (1970-1985). Professor and head of thePainting Department of the College of Arts (ISA) and faculty member of its Engraving Department.
Member of the Union of Writers and Artists of Cuba (UNEAC) and of the International Association of Plastic Artists (AIAP).
Was presented with the National Cultural award and the Alejo Carpentier award.
Awards and Mentions
1972 National Award. International Festival of Painting. Cannes, France
1976 Grand Prix. International Biennial of Woodcuts. Banzka Bystrika, Czechoslovakia.
Award in painting. Triennial of Committed Realistic Artists. Sofia, Bulgaria
1984 Award from the Alejo Carpemtier Center of Cultural Promotion. Havana, Cuba
1985 Third Honorable Mention. First International Graphics Exposition. Quito, Ecuador
1986 Special Award of the Formative Arts Society of Kuwait. Second Biennial of Havana. Havana, Cuba
1989 Award. Jaime Guash Biennial. Barcelona, Spain
1990 First Prize. Graphics Biennial. India
1995 Honorable mention, Latin American and Caribbean Prints Biennale, Barranquilla, Colombia
Honorable mention, Latin American Prints Biennale, San Juan, Puerto Rico
1996 Doyusha prize by Tenri Biennale, Nara, Japan
2009 National Award of Art by Cuban Ministry of Culture, Cuba