b. 1948, Aguada de Pasajeros, Cienfuegos, Cuba
Tomás Sánchez studied painting at the San Alejandro National Academy of Fine Arts and at the National School for the Arts, Cuba between 1964 and 1971. Since 1970, his paintings have exhibited at the Havana Biennial X (2009) and the Sao Paulo Biennial XVIII (1985), as well as in numerous international group and solo exhibitions. Among his most significant individual exhibitions are:Tomás Sánchez: A Retrospectiveat the National Museum of Fine Art (Havana, Cuba, 1985); Tomás Sánchez: Different Worlds at the Fort Lauderdale Museum of Art (Florida, USA, 1996); and a 60th anniversary celebration,Tomás Sánchez: A Retrospective, at the Museum of Contemporary Art (Monterrey, Mexico, 2008). Sánchez lives and works in Miami, Florida and Costa Rica.