Was born in Havana (Cuba) on Decembr 7th, 1936 and lives in the United States since November 1967. Had his first show in the United States shortly after arriving in the United States, and from that year on has shown his work widely throughout the United States, Latin America and Europe. He has participated in personal and group exhibitions in Canada, Venezuela, Mexico and Spain, and also in cities in the United States such as Miami (Florida), Birmingham (Michigan), Morristown (New Jersey), Atlanta (Georgia), Dallas (Texas), Naples (Florida), New York City, and Washington, D.C. He has also participated in more than thirty group shows in museums and art galleries, such as the Lowe Art Museum (Coral Gables, Florida), The Museum of Fine Arts (Montreal, Canada), The International Monetary Fund (Washington, D.C.) and The Art Expo (New York City). Also, has lectured about his work at the Cranbrook Academy of Art (Bloomfield, Michigan), Wayne State University (Detroit, Michigan), and The University School (Cleveland, Ohio). His work has been collected, among others by The Detroit Institute of Art, The Cincinnati Art Museum, The Museo Tamayo (Mexico City), The Cultural Institute of Puerto Rico (San Juan) and The Societe DÁrtistes International (Paris). Among prizes received: First Prize at the VI Graphic Biennial of Latin America (1983; San Juan, Puerto Rico), the Silvia Daro Dawidowics Award for Painting (1980; Metropolitan Museum and Art Center; Coral Gables, Florida) and the Samuel Golan Award (1982, Fine Art Auction Exhibition; CH 2, Miami, Florida). He is also a twice recipient of the Cintas Fellowship (Institute of International Education; United Nations, New York), in 1973-1975 and 1979-1980.