1947 Born in Santiago de Cuba
1970 Graduated from Cubanacan National Art School
1970-85 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.
He is liked with nickname "Choco" and developped print technique of collagraph in all Cuba. When he visited Angola as a professor of Art, he recognized his roots in Africa. He awarded the 1st prize in Printing contest of Orense and also an honor prize in Print biennale of Latin American and Carribean.
Awarded the great prize in International Printing Triennale of Kochi (Japan)
Ana Mercedes Hoyos is one of the most outstanding figures in present day Colombian art. Her work has been the subject of three previous book s, received a wide critical commentary and figured in publications like Art News, Newsweek, Time and Art in America.
Jose Fors (Cuba)
1958 Born in Havana, Cuba,
1960 Moved to the United States.
1967 Traveled to Mexico, settling first in Guadalajara and later in Mexico City.
1976 Returned to Miami, Florida for three years to study anatomical drawing
with Roberto Martinez. His studies completed, he returned to Guadalajara,
Mexico, where he lives today.
1996 He officially became a Mexican resident.
Born in Buenos Aires of Argentina in 1955. Received the professor of institute of National University of Art in 1978. Started activities as artist in 1979. Principal history for International competition : The 3rd Carribean and Latin American International Art biennial exhibition(2007), The prize of the 3rd Contemporary Art of Antonio Guarda(2006)
Manuel Velazquez was born in Chiapas, Mexico, and later on vent to college in Xalapa, Veracruz, where he now lives and works. The rich and pre-Columbian history of these two Mexican states come alive through his artwork. These territories still draw respect and admiration in the present times. Since his childhood he would be exposed to amber-the natural resin in trees, and some of the pips actually recall light amber, or the more yellow
1964 Born in Chiba
2003 Solo exhibition in Kawamura Memorial Museum
2007 Solo exhibition in Akiyama Gallery
2009 Project exhibition in Hiro Gallery 2003 Hiroshi Ikeda Exhibition in PROMO-ARTE
2010 Energy of Beauty Exhibition / Hiroshi Ikeda new artworks exhibition in PROMO-ARTE