René Francisco Rodríguez
René Francisco Rodríguez was born in Holguín, Cuba and currently teaches art at the Instituto Superios de Arte in Havana. Francisco's work has been exhibited at the Sao Paulo Biennial, the Pontevedra Biennial, and the Venice Biennial. Apart from several well recevied international exhibitions, he has been highly active in the Havana Biennial from early 1990's to now, often participating in the project: Desde una Pedagogía Pragmática, a collective and emerging established Cuban artists which Rodríguez coordinates. He also collaborates with his students in the university to create pieces that are usually exhibited in public places in Havana and have a strong sense of modernity and reflect the socio-cultural issues of modern Cuba.