Guillermo Orlando Piedra Labañino

unnamed (3)Piedra is a painter, a caricaturist, a book illustrator, an actor and an athlete. As a child, he produced caricatures with the encouragement of his grandfather. His lifelong sense of humor and satire are reflected in his portrait paintings. Piedra’s interests in political commentary through art, along with his concern for social issues and the environment, have led to controversies. He has participated in several international competitions and his work has been exhibited in the United States, Latin America and Europe. Piedra has held numerous one-man exhibitions of his oil paintings, watercolors and caricatures. In 1997, he received the Guamo Award for his outstanding career from the Union of Cuban Writers and Artists (read more)