Painter, drawer, sculptor and engraver. He graduated from the “San Alejandro” Provincial Plastic Arts School in Havana, Cuba, in 1991. He is a member of the UNEAC (National Union of Cuban Writers and Artists), the Experimental Graphic Workshop and the Association of Cuban Humorists.
Abela has exhibited extensively in Cuba, but has also participated in group and solo shows in Spain, Italy, Puerto Rico, Panama, Santa Fe, Chicago and various locations in Florida. His paintings offer a witty, often comedic view of Cuban history and social events.