A Young Innovator of Current Cuban Art

Helson Hernandez

HAVANA TIMES — Maykel Sotomayor is a young creator of visual arts who is defining the path of this work on the island today. He’s motivated by what’s called object-oriented and landscape art; after he first dabbled in graphical humor. Maykel agreed to talk about his work and concerns with Havana Times.

HT: What can you tell us about how you got into art?

Maykel Sotomayor: I’ve always been interested in creating with sincerity. I think the opportunity of having one’s work shown is very encouraging for an artist. Likewise, exchanges with the viewers are very useful. Knowing what they think sometimes serves for the creation of other pieces.

I was fortunate to be able to publish and be part of the Ubre del humor, a humor newspaper that’s a supplement to La Calle del medio. Later I received the

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