Education and Professional Experience
Studied at the National School of Art, Havana, (1969-1973) and at the
Higher Institute of Art, Havana (1976-1981). There he was a teacher from 1981
He has been artist in residence in the Old Westbury College, New York, 1985 and guest professor at the Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki, 1988.
Since 1974 his work has been extensively exhibited in Cuba and abroad. Works of his are part of numerous public and private collections in various countries.
Awards and Residencies
1995 Alejo Carpentier Medal For National Culture
1993 John Simon Guggenheim Foundation scholarship
1990 – 93 DAAD, Gesamthochschule, Kassel, Germany
1978 Brno Biennial, Czechoslovakia, First Prize in Painting
1978 Cali Biennial, Colombia, First Prize in Drawing
1977 National Drawing Salon, Cuba, First Prize