Education and Professional Experience
Self-taught artist, in 1937 he entered the Free Studio of Painting and Sculpture directed by Eduardo Abela, with René Portocarrero, Rita Longa, Mariano Rodríguez and Domingo Ravenet as professors, among others.
He made more than 15 solo shows and participated in over 30 group exhibitions in Cuba, Italy, France, Sweden, the United States of America, Mexico, Switzerland and Russia, among other countries.
Awards and Residencies
Among the most important prizes he received were the National Prize of Plastic Arts in 2000 and Mention of Honor at the 2nd Triennial of Naif Art in Bratislava, Slovakia.
His works are in the National Museum of Fine Arts, Cuba; Ignacio Agramonte Museum, Camagüey, Cuba; Baconao National Park, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba, and in private collections in the United States of America, Italy, England, France and Switzerland, among other countries.