Milena Martínez Pedrosa, b 1971, Havana, Cuba.
Since 1995, the Artist Lives and works in Miami, USA.
1990-1995 Graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from (ISA) Instituto Superior de Arte, Havana, Cuba
1986-1990 Graduated from Academia de Arte “San Alejandro”, Havana, Cuba
1983-1986 Graduated from Escuela Elemental de Artes Plásticas 20 de Octubre (23 y C), Havana, Cuba.
Recently Milena has return to her artwork with a prolific output, new projects that redefine a new era, and
while keeping her rooths with Cuba, its Culture, symbols and ideosincracy, her work is inspired by the
individual and the communicational effect of corporal expression, specially the barrier crossing
Some of the things that motivates her are socio political power struggles, the reality/press
contradictions, the identity and how it manifests across the diaspora, the defiance and subversion
that entail the artistic appropriation of our own body through tattoos, to name some, playing with
ambiguities and the symbolism of provocative iconographies. Interests her enormously that her
art engages conceptually , but most of all that connects with the human sensibility of the