About Mauricio and Danisbel:
Danisbel Abad Lopez and Mauricio Reyes Aranda are innovative printmakers from Cuba who are inaugural Studios by the Sea artists in residence. Mauricio Reyes Aranda, born in Santiago de Cuba, is a 1992 graduate of the José Joaquín Tejada Academy of Fine Art where he majored in painting and studied photography, set design, graphic design, and mural painting. In 2003 he received his teaching credentials from Pedagogical University Frank Pais Garcia. Mauricio has been exhibiting in Cuba since 1988 and internationally since 1994. Both Danisbel and Mauricio are active artists at the Taller Cultural Luis Diaz Eduardo Centre in Santiago de Cuba. They participated in the 2018 Cuba: Contemporary Prints exhibition organized by Sunbury Shores, Andrew & Laura McCain Art Gallery, and Saint John Arts Centre.