SANDRA RAMOS LORENZO
Born Havana, Cuba
Currently lives and works in Miami, Florida
Sandra Ramos was born in Havana, Cuba. She was educated at the Elemental School of Visual Arts 20 de Octubre, at the San Alejandro Academy and at the Higher Art Institute (ISA); all in Havana, Cuba.
Ramos work can be found as part of the collection of prestigious museums and institutions such as The Museum of Modern Art (MOMA), New York, NY; The Museum of Fine Arts (MFA), Boston, Mass.; National Museum of Fine Arts, Havana, Cuba; National Royal Museum of Art, Ontario, Canada; Arizona State University Museum, Arizona; Grafik Museum Stiftung Schreiner, Bad Steben, Germany; Lehigh University Museum, Penn University, Philadelphia; Civitella Ranieri Foundation,Italy; Fort Lauderdale Museum of Art, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida; and Ludwig Forum fur Kunst, Aachen, Germany.
Her work illustratesherviews of the political and social contemporary context in her country and worldwide.Ramos takes elements and recognizable characters from political cartoons to comment humorously about a very dared reality. Although it is an autobiographical work in many ways, it relates to a generational position, provokingdialogue among private and public, personal and collective memories.