Biography

Milena Martínez  – Pedrosa, 1971, Havana, Cuba.

Since 1995, the Artist Lives and works in Miami, USA.

Education:

-1990-1995  Graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from (ISA) Instituto Superior de Arte, Havana, Cuba
-1986-1990  Graduated from Academia de Arte “San Alejandro”, Havana, Cuba
-1983-1986  Graduated from Escuela Elemental de Artes Plásticas 20 de Octubre (23 y C), Havana, Cuba.

Group exhibitions:

“S.A.”,  Leopoldo Romañach Gallery, San Alejandro Academy, 1989
“Si Tim tiene,  Tim Vale”, Collateral exhibition of Havana Biennial, Superior Art’s Institute, Havana, Cuba, 1991
“Nacido en Cuba”,  travelling exhibition of cuban artists, Venezuela,  Puerto Rico & México, 1991-1993
“A falta de Pan, Camellos”, group alternative expo of Havana Biennial, 1994
“El rápido”, ISA Gallery, Superior Art’s Institute, Havana Cuba,1995
“Junto a los niños”, UNICEF sponsored exhibition at  Imago Gallery, Havana, Cuba, 1995
“Pequeño Formato”, La Boheme Fine Art, Coral Gables, USA, 1996.

Solo exhibitions:  

”Una Carta para ganar y otra para no perder” performance,  Tribunal Provincial de la Ciudad de la Habana, Cuba, 1990
“Puerta abierta”,  Gallery Casa de la Obra Pía, Havana, Cuba, 1994
“Cosa Nuestra”,  Gallery Juan David, Havana, Cuba, 1994
“Como en Casa”,  Imago Gallery,  Havana,  Cuba 1995.

Since 1998 Milena have being running the Art Department at Advanced Multi-Sign Corp, the Graphic company that she and her husband created. Recently Milena has return to her artwork with new projects that redefine a new era, an era marked by the distance. She is now coming back to the use of different materials while keeping her inspiration on Cuba, its culture, symbols and idiosyncrasy.