Juan Boza (b. Camagüey, 1941-d. New York, 1991): A member for many years of Havana’s Taller Experimental de la Gráfica, Boza excelled at painting, drawing, engraving, installation and graphic design. After arriving in New York in 1980, he worked at the Printmaking Workshop, the Lower Eastside Printshop and the Art Students League. He participated in many shows in Cuba and the United States, as well as in Europe and Latin America. He was the recipient of the Jerome Foundation Fellowship to the Printmaking Workshop. He was one of the artists featured in Wayne Salazar’s 1985 documentary Cuba-USA: Three Cuban Artists in New York City. His work was included in the Outside Cuba exhibition and the Cuba-USA: The First Generation traveling exhibition. His work is in the collections of the British Broadcasting Corporation and the Museo de la Universidad Autónoma de México, among others. (Cintas for art, 1983-84, 1985-86)

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