Manuel Mendive. Born in Havana, December 15, 1944. He graduated from San Alejandro School of Arts in 1962 with honors in sculpture and painting. He has participated in numerous exhibitions. His work can be found at the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes de Cuba, museums in USSR, Somalia, Congo, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Jamaica, and others. He has received multiples prizes in Cuba and in France.