Near the Edge, oil on canvas, 22.5" x 18.5"
Miguel González Padura (Miguel Padura) (b. Havana, 1957): Among other exhibitions, Padura has participated in Outside Cuba, Les Plus Grands Peintres Latins d’Amérique at the Centre Culturel Paul Dumais in Tonneins, France; Cuban Artists in North America/Artistes Cubains en Amérique du Nord at the National Library of Canada; ¡Mira! Canadian Club Hispanic Art Tour III, and Breaking Barriers, at the Museum of Art in Fort Lauderdale. His work is in the permanent collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, the Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery in Texas, the Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum in New Jersey, the Lowe Art Museum at University of Miami, and the Norton Gallery of Art in West Palm Beach. Padura studied painting with Roberto Martínez in Miami. (Cintas for art, 1981-82)