In Secret, 2011, mixed media on canvas
35 3/4 x 47 3/4 inches
Dayron González was born on February 5, 1982 in Quivicán, Provincia Habana, Cuba. He studied at the Superior Institute of Industrial Design for a year. Then, he studied painting at San Alejandro National Art Academy where he graduated in 2007. He was a member of AHS (Asociación Hermanos Saiz), art workshop “Arte y Conducta” directed by Tania Bruguera and Lázaro Saavedra (2006-2008) and a founder member of MAKINAH (Professional Association of Cuban Contemporary Plastic Artists). He has received numerous awards including Premio Luz y Oficios, Salón Anual de Arte Contemporáneo in Boyeros, Havana, (2006), first place given by the curator’s office at the Salón de Arte Contemporáneo en Boyeros, Havana, (2006), and Third place at the Salón Annual “13 de Marzo”, Havana, (2004). He currently lives and works in Miami, Florida.