Born in Cuba in 1918, he has resided in Miami, Fl. since 1958. He studied at the Escuela Tecnica where his father, Joaquin, was professor of sculpture who taught him since he was a child. In 1936, Tony was named Assistant Professor of Sculpture at the Escuela Tecnica. In 1956, he was selected to be in the Permanent Collection of Fine Arts at the Palacio di Bellas Artes in Havana, Cuba. He has been awarded since 1948 by the best museums and art institutes and has participated in countless individual and group exhibits in Cuba and the U.S.A.
Among the many important sculptures that he has created lately are:
Holocaust Memorial at Miami Beach
Claude Pepper Status
At Jose Marti Park in Miami-an 8 Foot statue of Jose Marti at New Orleans
Governor Boden in Grand Cayman
A statue for Pope Paul VI at Angola
A group featuring a boy, a girl, and a policeman for the Police Museum in Miami
A Dying Christ for St. Mary’s Cathedral in Miami, as well as several busts of Jose Marti for the White House in Washington, D.C.
Marti Park in West Palm Beach, and many, many more.