Cintas Foundation Award goes to Ernesto Oroza

Cintas Foundation Award goes to Ernesto Oroza
Cuban artist Ernesto Oroza has been awarded the Cintas Foundation Emilio SánchezAward in Visual Arts.

The Cintas Foundation awards were established in 1963 by the estateof Oscar B. Cintas, a former Cuban ambassador to the United States, to celebrate the work of Cuban artists or artists of Cuban descent. Other winners thisyear include the conductor Armando Bayolo, who received the Brandon FraddFellowship in Music Composition, and the poet Adrian Castro, who won in theliterature category. Each award is worth $15,000.

After studying industrial design at the Higher Institute of Design in Havana, Oroza won aGuggenheim Fellowship to produce and film and a book. He now lives in Aventura, Florida, with his family.

 

Oroza’s artwork, along with that of the other finalists in visual arts, will beon view until June 9 at the Marcy Building in Miami.